13 Tips For Saving Water the Californian Way


Source: SustainableCities 15 April 2015
13 Tips For Saving Water the Californian Way

To understand water saving techniques for the average person, we need to understand California’s unique climates and ecosystems.

Is it fair to blame almond farmers for California’s drought?


Source: The Guardian 13 April 2015
Is it fair to blame almond farmers for California’s drought?

Some accuse almond farmers of using more than their fair share of California’s water, while others say they bring value, jobs and income to the state.

No Green Without Blue: Riverside Public Utility Emphasizes Water Conservation in Urban Agriculture


Source: SustainableCities 9 April 2015
No Green Without Blue: Riverside Public Utility Emphasizes Water Conservation in Urban Agriculture

The City of Riverside, California is committed to being green, but city officials know that in order to do this, Riverside must also be blue.

New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help


Source: SustainableCities 1 April 2015
New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help

Recently, the USGBC Northern California Chapter and its partners hosted the 12th annual Water Conservation Showcase in San Francisco.

The Water Revolution Is Here


Source: Environmental Leader 31 March 2015
The Water Revolution Is Here

At current usage and population rates, international demand for water in 2030 will outstrip supply by 40 percent.

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 27 March 2015 Featured
Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water

France’s Eole Water has now created a turbine that can condense water in the air and make it safe for drinking. With wind power companies still...

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Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 27 March 2015
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

Cholera will plague Haiti until water, sanitation crisis solved: experts


Source: Reuters 26 March 2015
Cholera will plague Haiti until water, sanitation crisis solved: experts

Cholera will continue to kill and infect Haitians as long as they lack access to clean water and sanitation, with thousands of new cases reported.

The Ocean Cleanup


Source: The Ocean Cleanup 23 March 2015
The Ocean Cleanup

On June 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibility study, proving that we can likely clean our oceans.

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 23 March 2015
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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Ten Extra Water Days: What Are You Doing March 41st?


Source: SustainableCities 19 March 2015
Ten Extra Water Days: What Are You Doing March 41st?

March 16-22 marks the annual Fix a Leak Week, a wonderful awareness initiative presented by the U.S. EPA and their WaterSense partners.

World Water Day 2015: the importance of clean water for those with HIV


Source: The Guardian 17 March 2015
World Water Day 2015: the importance of clean water for those with HIV

Imagine living with HIV and all the health issues and vulnerability it entails. Now imagine that reality without having access to safe drinking water.

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 12 March 2015
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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Hydro-electric for a small community


Source: CSE Bristol 11 March 2015
Hydro-electric for a small community

How a group in Settle, North Yorkshire, set up a hydro-electric project to generate renewable energy -- and how that's now generating profits...

Local Breweries Help Treating Wastewater


Source: Pop Up City 10 March 2015
Local Breweries Help Treating Wastewater

Small local breweries are popping up in cities all around the world, finding remarkable and creative solutions for wastewater treatment.

Four ways water can join the circular economy revolution


Source: The Guardian 6 March 2015
Four ways water can join the circular economy revolution

Water is the most important shared resource across all supply chains, yet wastewater is the largest untapped waste category. It’s time to change that.

A better shower: Save water, energy, and money with a thermostatic shut-off valve


Source: TreeHugger 5 March 2015
A better shower: Save water, energy, and money with a thermostatic shut-off valve

I was reading an excellent piece by Chris Mooney about how much water and energy is wasted by inefficiencies when people take showers recently.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 4 March 2015
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 2 March 2015
ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique...

The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view


Source: IBM 2 March 2015 Featured
The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Making predictions is a risky activity. Making predictions in the utility industry can be perilous and history is filled plenty of mistakes.

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Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 26 February 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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