Fury in the Waterbed

There is so much oceanic activity going on right now that it is hard to decide where to focus.  We have Hurricane Florence about to make landfall, A cyclone headed towards Mexico/Texas, which if it picks up speed could be named Kirk.  We have tropical storms Isaac, Joyce and Helena potentially heading towards us.  ThatContinue reading “Fury in the Waterbed”

Sad State of Water Affairs

Can we all agree on one thing?  As a collective populace of the world, can we get to a place where all of the world’s citizens get unfettered access to clean water and clean air?  Seeing that those are natural resources, it should not be a difficult task right?  Well think again.  These demonstrations ofContinue reading “Sad State of Water Affairs”

Water-Energy Nexus – The Cool Water

This is a fascinating article on how few engineers from MIT have developed an innovative approach for generating fresh drinking water from the cooling water lost from power plants.  The process considers zapping water with electrically charged particles, ions, and producing water usable for drinking purposes.  The implications of this study for treating seawater andContinue reading “Water-Energy Nexus – The Cool Water”

Puerto Rico and the New Normal

One of the deadliest storms to have hit Puerto Rico and Dominica in September 2017, Hurricane Maria still continues to impact puertoricans’ ability to get back to normalcy.  Is it getting back to normal or is it a new normal?  Read on to find out the struggles of the country and its populace as theyContinue reading “Puerto Rico and the New Normal”

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