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Molecular ecological networks reveal the spatial-temporal variation of microbial communities in drinking water distribution systems.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of environmental sciences (China) [J Environ Sci (China)] 2023 Feb; Vol. 124, pp. 176-186. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 02.

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Abstract: Microbial activity and regrowth in drinking water distribution systems is a major concern for water service companies. However, previous studies have focused on the microbial composition and diversity of the drinking water distribution systems (DWDSs),...

Water transfer infrastructure buffers water scarcity risks to supply chains.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Water research [Water Res] 2023 Feb 01; Vol. 229, pp. 119442. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 30.

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Abstract: Inter-basin water transfer (IBWT) infrastructure has been expanding to deliver water across China to meet water demands in populated and industrial areas. Water scarcity may threaten the ability to produce and distribute goods through supply chains. Ye...

Estimating the impact on water scarcity due to coffee production, trade, and consumption worldwide and a focus on EU.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of environmental management [J Environ Manage] 2023 Feb 01; Vol. 327, pp. 116881. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 30.

Abstract: Coffee consumption is concentrated in the "Global North", while production is mainly located in the "Global South". This trade-driven dependency leads to the exploitation of natural resources. As an export-oriented cash crop, such dependency jeopardize...

A Low Cost and Eco-Sustainable Device to Determine the End of the Disinfection Process in SODIS.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) [Sensors (Basel)] 2023 Jan 04; Vol. 23 (2). Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 04.

Abstract: The lack of safe drinking water is one of the main health problems in many regions of the world. In order to face it, Solar water disinfection (SODIS) proposes the use of transparent plastic containers, which are filled with contaminated water, and exp...

Revealing the sources of arsenic in private well water using Random Forest Classification and Regression.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2023 Jan 20; Vol. 857 (Pt 1), pp. 159360. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 11.

Abstract: Exposure to arsenic through private drinking water wells causes serious human health risks throughout the globe. Water testing data indicates there is arsenic contamination in private drinking water wells across New Jersey. To reduce the adverse health...

Assessment of Lead in Drinking Water from Multiple Drinking Water Sampling Programs for a Midsize City.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental science & technology [Environ Sci Technol] 2023 Jan 10; Vol. 57 (1), pp. 842-851. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 23.

Abstract: Following an exceedance of the lead action level for drinking water in 2016, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) undertook two sampling programs: the required biannual Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) compliance testing and a home sampling progra...

Naturally occurring metals in unregulated domestic wells in Nevada, USA.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Dec 10; Vol. 851 (Pt 2), pp. 158277. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 24.

Abstract: The dominant source of drinking water in rural Nevada, United States, is privately-owned domestic wells. Because the water from these wells is unregulated with respect to government guidelines, it is the owner's responsibility to test their groundwater...

Buoyant microplastics in freshwater sediments - How do they get there?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2023 Feb 20; Vol. 860, pp. 160489. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 28.

Abstract: The accumulation of microplastics (MPs) in the sediments of a stormwater treatment pond was studied to gain knowledge on how these facilities protect the natural environment against this emerging pollutant. Thirteen sediment samples were analyzed for M...

Investigating the characteristics of residential end uses of water: A worldwide review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Water research [Water Res] 2023 Feb 15; Vol. 230, pp. 119500. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 17.

Abstract: A detailed characterization of residential water consumption is essential for ensuring urban water systems' capability to cope with changing water resources availability and water demands induced by growing population, urbanization, and climate change....

Effect of fire on characteristics of dissolved organic matter in forested catchments in the Mediterranean biome: A review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Water research [Water Res] 2023 Feb 15; Vol. 230, pp. 119490. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 14.

Abstract: Fires in forested catchments pose a water contamination risk from fire-derived dissolved organic matter (DOM). Fire events are expected to increase under a projection of warmer and drier climatic conditions; therefore, understanding the consequences of...

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