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Nov 17

Simple water test could prevent crippling bone disease

Researchers from our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies and Water Innovation & Research Centre have developed a simple colour-changing test for fluoride levels in water that tell you if the water is safe to drink. They are working with charity The Nasio Trust to develop a test that can be used in remote areas of Africa where high levels of fluoride in the drinking water causes the crippling bone disease fluorosis.

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Oct 17

Testing wastewater could give early warning system for preventing epidemics

New ‘water fingerprinting’ technology developed by researchers at the University of Bath to test a city’s water could soon be mitigating infectious disease, limiting the spread of antibiotic resistant “superbugs” such as E. coli, and enabling authorities to monitor the overall health of the public.

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Oct 17

University alliance awarded £2m to deliver the next generation of freshwater experts

The University of Bath is part of the UK’s first freshwater doctoral training programme which will train future leaders with the skills necessary to address the complex challenges facing freshwater sustainability.

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Jul 17

Algae farms to offer a cheaper, renewable solution to cleaning wastewater

A collaborative research project between the University of Bath and Wessex Water is investigating using algae as a natural and sustainable way to treat wastewater.

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Jul 17

International collaboration to address the challenge of poor drinking water in Mexico

People living in Mexico could soon benefit from a new international collaboration to secure clean drinking water in the country.

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Jul 17

Cheap, sustainable water treatment

We are developing an efficient, portable system for poor rural communities in developing countries

12
Jul 17

University develops new cheap, sustainable water treatment devices for developing countries

A multi-disciplinary research project at the University of Bath hopes to develop an efficient, portable and low cost continuous treatment system for contaminated drinking water for poor rural communities in developing countries.

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May 17

The Young Water Professionals movement comes to Bath

For someone at the start of their career in water, the University of Bath was the place to be in April as it hosted a total of 260 young water professionals across three events.

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Apr 17

Bath hosts first ever UK Wetskills event

The University of Bath’s Water Innovation & Research Centre (WIRC @ Bath) is hosting the UK’s first Wetskills Water Challenge.

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Jan 17

3D printing could transform future membrane technology

Researchers at the University of Bath suggest developments in 3D printing techniques could open the door to the advancement of membrane capabilities.