Surface water is water on the surface of the planet such as in a stream, river, lake, wetland, or ocean. It can be contrasted with groundwater and atmospheric water. Only 2.5% of the Earth’s water is freshwater, and 98.8% of that water is in ice and groundwater.
A mass die-off of scallops near Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island is being linked to the increasingly acidic waters that are threatening marine life and aquatic industries along the West Coast. Rob Saunders, CEO of Island Scallops, estimates his company has … Continued
All the creeks between the Golden Gate and Monterey Bay are blocked by sand bars because of the lack of rain, making it impossible for the masses of salmon to reach their native streams and create the next generation of coho. The endangered coho could go extinct over much of their range if they do not spawn this year, according to biologists.
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies like lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment remove harmful compounds. Securewaters designed a early warning monitoring solution that detects the effect that these 6 types of … Continued
Access to safe and sufficient drinking water at an affordable cost in order to meet basic needs, including sanitation and hygiene, and safeguard health and levels of well-being; Protection of livelihoods, human rights, and cultural and recreational values; Preservation and … Continued
So far, initial reports indicate that Danville, Virginia’s (USA) water supply is reportedly safe from the toxic slurry of coal ash that had spilled into a river upstream four days earlier. But a lab analysis of Dan River’s water, conducted by Waterkeeper Alliance, show sobering … Continued
The SecureWaters AquaSentinel water quality monitoring system has been selected as a finalist in the SXSW Eco Startup competition. We are very excited and honored to participate in this prestigious event. It will be held in Austin, TX at the … Continued
In Tennessee, SecureWaters has launched AquaSentinel, a new bio-sensor device that will provide widespread water quality data. AquaSentinel is the first remotely installable device of its kind to take advantage of algae photosynthesis to instantly test for the presence of chemical pollutants in water, without the need for consumables.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sep 12, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SecureWaters announced the launch of AquaSentinel, a new bio-sensor device that will provide widespread water quality data, giving water a global voice. AquaSentinel is the only remotely installable device of its kind … Continued