Navigation Links
University of Arizona Engineering College pursues water technology innovation cluster
Date:2/19/2013

errez indicated that that the EPA has a goal of fostering a network of regional water clusters and welcomes the start-up efforts in Tucson. She shared the tri-state water cluster model under way in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana. But in a nod to the uniqueness of the arid Southwest, she acknowledged that each region has its own set of needs, opportunities and challenges and suggested that the Southwest look to Israel for inspiration.

Tucson reuses about 9 percent of its water, impressive considering that only 1 percent is reused nationally. In contrast, however, Israel reuses 75 percent of its water. Similarly, Israel uses drip irrigation on 90 percent of its cropland, while Arizona, with nearly 70 percent of its water use in agriculture, uses subsurface irrigation on less than 3 percent of it cropland.

"When you look at what Israel has been able to accomplish, you see the exciting opportunities for innovation," said Gutierrez.

"We are far from winning the war of demand on our water supply throughout the world," she said, noting that an increasingly warm climate, population growth and waste continue to drain the world's finite reserve of fresh water. In fact, in a world where more than 80 percent of the wastewater is neither collected nor treated, global food demand and the water to produce it is expected to rise 70 percent by 2050, according to the United Nations.

Discussions on establishing a water cluster in the Tucson area will continue in the near future, Schrader said, not just with local governments, utilities and corporations, but also with water cluster representatives in Australia, the Middle East and Israel.

Said Schrader: "By marshaling the University's immense brain power and facilitating investment in water sector research, we can distinguish our region's water management systems while also spurring the development of technologies that can be exported to other water-challenged area
'/>"/>

Contact: Karina Barrentine
karinab@email.arizona.edu
520-621-0191
University of Arizona College of Engineering
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Brown University scientists to discuss resilience of coastal communities at AAAS
2. New Research Conducted by University Cancer Centers Links BP Refinery Incident to Increase Occurrence of Cancer in Texas City
3. University of Florida reports 2012 US shark attacks highest since 2000
4. Rice University lab show how blood vessels regroup after stroke
5. Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference at Northeastern University
6. In a fight to the finish, Saint Louis University research aims knockout punch at hepatitis B
7. University-developed omega-3-rich ground beef available soon
8. Aarhus University builds research station in North Greenland
9. National Academy of Inventors honors 3 University of Houston professors
10. Clemson University researchers to study oil and gas operations impact on Gulf Coast pelicans
11. Israel Prize awarded to Tel Aviv University biochemist
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/16/2014)... have a new synthesis of recent research findings to ... in the two states. , The Ecology and ... Washington: A Synthesis of the Relevant Biophysical Science and ... published by the U.S. Forest Service,s Pacific Northwest Research ... managers for a synthesis of the large body of ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces ... the Smart Wallet, at the 13 th annual ... global conference on the intersection of technology and the ... , founder and publisher of the Strategic News Service™, ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... is spreading rapidly and to an unexpected extent. The ... past and the virus shows a new disease dynamic ... For this reason, the German National Academy of Sciences ... Engineering, and the Union of the German Academies of ... Ebola epidemic today. , In the statement the academies ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New report synthesizes best available science on management of moist mixed-conifer forests 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 3Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 2Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 3Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 4Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 5
... Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered ... infected immune cells to sabotage their own defensive ... and suggest potential therapeutic targets for food poisoning, ... issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine ...
... are usually the domain of forensic scientists, but palaeontologists ... on our earliest ancestry. The researchers, from ... devised a new method for extracting information from 500 ... decompose to gain a clearer picture of how our ...
... strategy for conserving and restoring damaged ecosystems, and using ... these systems. But what are the risks involved ... near the damaged site? Introduced populations often hybridize ... can result in "polluting" neighboring populations with genes that ...
Cached Biology News:National Jewish Health researchers discover how virulent bacteria 2Novel studies of decomposition shed new light on our earliest fossil ancestry 2Are new genes always better? 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 New test innovations ... in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test industry, especially as companies ... market researcher listed more than 25 testing innovations in ... the future of IVD products. Kalorama details the new approaches ... Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests , ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market report defines ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. , Browse ... Market report, to get an idea of the ... of the segmentation in the Americas inorganic refrigerants ... figures. , http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/americas-inorganic-refrigerants-4191654241.html , Inorganic ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... announced the release of a new infographic, Understanding ... to create a beautifully designed, easy to follow informative ... transmission, areas of outbreak, symptoms and prevention. , "As ... discovered that the 2014 Ebola outbreak represents not only ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... in game-changing life science and healthcare projects, announces the ... MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH to its advisory team. Dr. ... research advisory team. , A graduate of ... Dr. Siddiqui was subsequently degreed in medicine in 2001. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Report: Radical New IVD Test Approaches Key To Growth 2Report: Radical New IVD Test Approaches Key To Growth 3The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $71.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $71.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Involution Studios' Ebola Infographic Provides Key Disease Information and Statistics at a Glance 2Dr. Yousef Siddiqui joins the Grace Century Advisory Team 2
... LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, September 7 ... Anticoagulant Into Phase,II Clinical Development ThromboGenics NV ... disease, and co-development partner, BioInvent,International (Nordic Exchange: BINV), ... initial follow-up of all volunteers,in the first Phase ...
... 6 Globally, approximately 418 billion,people are currently ... costs of hepatitis in the 21st century cannot ... a,new report by Kalorama Information. Paradoxically, despite ... necessary steps to contain hepatitis. Yet the incidence ...
... VRUS ) and Roche (OTC: RHHBY) announced ... the treatment of chronic hepatitis C,virus (HCV) will ... Hepatitis C,Virus and Related Viruses being held from ... of PSI-6130, is an oral cytidine nucleoside,analog polymerase ...
Cached Biology Technology:ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of the Anticoagulant TB-402 2ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of the Anticoagulant TB-402 3ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of the Anticoagulant TB-402 4ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of the Anticoagulant TB-402 5Touching 418 Billion Lives, Hepatitis Still Presents Significant Threat to Global Health 2Pharmasset and Roche to Present R7128 Data at the 14th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 2Pharmasset and Roche to Present R7128 Data at the 14th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 3Pharmasset and Roche to Present R7128 Data at the 14th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 4Pharmasset and Roche to Present R7128 Data at the 14th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 5
... 384-well reaction module is used for nucleic ... with an interchangeable, 384-well reaction module (5-20 ... and control and ramp rates that are ... the iCycler base with 384-well reaction module, ...
... Engine instrument is the cycler that ... thermal uniformity and swappable blocks ensure ... This rugged machine is more ... platform for new features and upgrades ...
... The Gene Pulser Xcell microbial system, ... is used for electroporation of bacterial ... the main unit, PC module for ... 10 sterile cuvettes (5 each of ...
... and endothelial cells-directed transfection reagent ... peptide-conjugated polyethylenimine which allows targeted ... and endothelial cells. Integrins are ... and cell-matrix adhesion processes. Many ...
Biology Products: