World Water Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

March 22nd has been recognized as World Water Day since 1993. Organized by the United Nations, World Water Day is celebrated around the world with events and lectures to raise public awareness concerning fresh water needs and wastefulness. In 2010 …
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LoRa Technology—The Heart and Soul of IoT

LoRa, which stands for Long Range, is a patented technology that was developed by Cycleo and bought by Semtech in 2012. The technology enables digital wireless communications at specific radio frequencies for low-power, long-range transmissions. There are many different factors …
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Data Sharing — Yes, No, Maybe?

The amount of data that has been collected over the past decade is astounding. From an estimated 0.8 zettabytes (1021 or one trillion gigabytes) in 2009 to approximately 35 ZB today, it seems like there is no end in sight. …
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E Coli—The Killer in Killer Lettuce

When a rash of people started getting sick at the beginning of 2018 after eating contaminated lettuce, the media was full of jibes about how the US was taking a strong stand against lettuce, which could no longer be found …
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Arad Group & WaterTech—Measurable Success

It is always exciting when your company takes a giant leap forward. Companies rarely take the time to look back at where they were so that they can appreciate how far they have come. But there are times when something …
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IoT: The Future is Here

IoT, the Internet of Things, was once thought to be the way of the future. Well, the future is now and IoT is a big part of our lives. IoT is a network of devices that autonomously transmit and receive …
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10 Great Innovations in Water Technology: Part 1

It is always fun to look back at the landmark, or should we say watershed, moments in the history of water technology and management. It is amazing to see how even ancient civilizations were very advanced in water innovations, and …
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Antarctica—Melting Faster Than Imagined

For many years the scientific world has been aware that Antarctica is melting. Recent studies, however, show that the ice has been melting three to five times faster than anticipated. Between 1992 and 2017 the Antarctic lost approximately 3.3 trillion …
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California Weather Whiplash: Flood to Drought to Flood

California has a reputation in the United States of being the Garden of Eden when it comes to weather. Sunny beaches (“It Never Rains in Southern California”) and the romantic mists of “walking with my baby down by the San …
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