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How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

Jacob Abernethy, EECS assistant professor, discusses the Flint water crisis. |Medium Read
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Newhofs create prize for advancing water treatment

The $10,000 prize (plus travel reimbursement) will be awarded during the 2017 Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater Treatment held at the University of Michigan.|Short Read
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Google, U-M to build digital tools for Flint water crisis

A partnership between Google and the University of Michigan’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to Flint residents and officials to help them manage the ongoing water crisis.|Medium Read
A last swim before eviction? Local kids cool off in Ciliwug River. Photo: Marcin Szczepanski, Michigan Engineering.

Rising waters

With a rapidly growing populous of more than 28 million people, Jakarta can be looked at as a case study for the engineering challenges caused by climate change and rapid urbanization.|Short Read
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Flint water filter warning

They may unwittingly encourage the growth of microbes|Short Read
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Flint water crisis: Michigan Engineers offer insights

Water quality researchers at Michigan Engineering are concerned about several long-term aspects of the Flint drinking water crisis and they're keeping close tabs on the unfolding situation.|Medium Read
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Intercultural solutions bring change to Gabon

In May 2015, Mohit Nahata, a PhD student of Johannes Schwank’s and a member of the REFRESCH team, spent two weeks in the village of Massenguelani in the rainforests of Gabon.|Medium Read
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Distinguished lecturer embarks on water quality talk tour

Nancy Love, professor of civil & environmental engineering, embarks on a year-long water quality talk tour as a distinguished lecturer for the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors Foundation.|Short Read
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Talking trash in Jakarta

CEE graduate student Frank Sedlar has developed a system combining time lapse cameras and computer vision algorithms in order to better understand how the complex urban environment clashes with its powerful natural forces.|Short Read
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Purifying water with plasma

Michigan Engineering professor John Foster is working on a method to purify water with the fourth state of matter - plasma.|Short Read
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Finding water fit to drink: technology delivers the best solution

Water technologies have had a lot of obstacles to overcome, despite the fact that 70 percent of the planet is water. |Medium Read