Floating Cities—Fantasy or Salvation

It sounds like science fiction, straight from Jules Verne—huge hexagonal platforms that are attached to the seabed and to other platforms in a circular pattern. Each platform would house a few hundred people and each city would have approximately 10,000 …
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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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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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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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Water From Air—A Miracle Solution?

Fact—10% of the Earth’s fresh water, an estimated 13 trillion liters, is found in its atmosphere. Fact—in humid climates up to 6% of the air contains fresh water. In arid climates the air still contains an average of 0.7% water. …
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Water in Industry Today: What You Need to Know

Roughly two thirds of the world’s fresh water usage is dedicated to agriculture, including irrigation, livestock and aquaculture. Approximately another 10% of water usage is for municipal purposes, including both domestic and public use. Pretty much the rest of the …
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Toxic Ash—A Disaster for Our Water Sources

There is an old saying, “You can’t fight Mother Nature.” This saying is especially true when it comes to natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions and wildfires, which are two of the three main sources of toxic ash. The third …
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European Utility Week 2017: How to be a Prosumer

  ARAD Group is proud to have exhibited at European Utility Week 2017 in Amsterdam. This year’s event featured a special program, CIED, Commercial and Industrial Energy User Days, which we found particularly interesting. In today’s world of limited resources …
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