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Hydroelectricity

Did you know that a renewable energy source is the biggest electricity producer in NYS? The mechanical energy from a fraction of the water headed towards Niagra Falls is converted into electrical ¬†energy (around 2.4 million kW!) as it moves … Continue reading

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“Water of Life – and Death”

Off the top of my head I can think of five major charities that devote their time and money to providing access to clean water (Water for Life, Wine to Water, World Vision, Imagine H2O, Drop in the Bucket). All … Continue reading

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Need vs Want : Water Desalination

In 2005 I was enrolled in a class that required students to bring in articles about new technology and to present them in front of the class. After each presentation, the teacher would ask the class, “Is this technology a … Continue reading

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