Innovations in Clean Water Technology: Desalination


One of the leading solutions to the urgent need for drinkable water in many areas of the world is desalination. One of the leaders in this technology is the lab of John Lienhard V, Collins Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Lienhard explains the different types of desalination and the recent developments that make this technology so promising.

This talk was taped December 20, 2011.…

Clean Water Has Bugs In It – Stoneflies and Water Quality


Clean water has bugs in it, says BYU Biology Professor Riley Nelson
Stoneflies used as a tool to monitor water quality

To fishermen, a stonefly is "bait," the kind that brings in the trophy fish. But to entomologist Riley Nelson, the stonefly is an important environmental indicator. If you see stoneflies in a river or stream, he says, the water is good.

"Of all the insects that live in water, stoneflies are the kind that require the cleanest water," says Nelson, a Brigham Young University professor of biology. "Most people would be surprised to find out how many beautiful insects …

HydroBlu Pressurized Jerry Can Water Filter Review


I recently got my hands on one of these HydroBlu Pressurized Jerry Can Water Filters and I wanted to let you know my thoughts on it.

This is more than just your average everyday water filter for filtering out microorganisms. With it’s carbon filter and hollow fiber filter combination this water filter can remove chemicals and heavy metals as well.

The “Jerry Can” design makes it great for bugging out, camping or emergency situations.

For more information about this water filter head over to HydroBlu: http://hydroblu.com/index.php/products/pressurized-jerry-can-water-filter.html…