All posts tagged water

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Asphalt, as many people know, creates a lot of problems for the environment, and environmentally-friendly alternatives seem a little uncreative for something as ubiquitous as roads. So what about 'spongephalt' - a surface of semipermeable asphalt that allows water to seep through into reservoirs? Read more
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Poor water quality and inadequate distribution is more than a rural problem, with communities of varying sizes across the globe struggling to provide clean water for their inhabitants. This Big City recently got the chance to talk to the founder of an innovative project aiming to address this challenge. Read more