The nation’s first end-to-end urine diversion demonstration system opened, a step toward more sustainable and cost-effective fertilizer and wastewater treatment.
New restrooms help demonstrate urine fertilizer concept
Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters
Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.
A $3M grant to turn urine into food crop fertilizer
Converting human urine into a safe fertilizer for agricultural crops is the goal of a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Methane leaks: A new way to find and fix in real time
Researchers have flown aircraft over an oil and gas field and pinpointed – with unprecedented precision – sources of the greenhouse gas methane in real time.
Peecycling: Beyond flush and forget
In the first large-scale pilot project of its kind in the nation, the researchers are testing whether they can safely make fertilizer for food crops out of disinfected human urine.