Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water

Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water

News Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water In clean water (left), the gold nanoparticles are in a dispersed state and are red in colour; when salt is added, they remain dispersed. In arsenic-contaminated water (right), the addition of salt causes the...
How clams keep water clean in Poland

How clams keep water clean in Poland

News How clams keep water clean in Poland The molluscs are remarkably good at detecting pollution A water pump known as Gruba Kaska (Fat Kathy) is a local landmark in Warsaw. To get there, you must walk 300 metres through a slimy tunnel under the Vistula river. There...
Water Tech Learning

Water Tech Learning

Learning Diffuse Water Pollution Pesticides, fertilisers, microplastics, hydrocarbons and sediments from construction sites, roads and agricultural land are just some of the types of diffuse pollution that contaminate our water, causing harm to human health and the...
Taskforce sets goal to end pollution from storm overflows

Taskforce sets goal to end pollution from storm overflows

News Taskforce sets goal to end pollution from storm overflows New commitments from the water industry to increase transparency around storm overflows Real-time data on sewage discharges into bathing waters to be made available all year round Environment Secretary to...