Berkeley Lab scientists demonstrate a “photo-thermal” umbrella that can double evaporation rates, thus reducing environmental impact of settling ponds. <read more>
Dec 30, 2019Lab’s Peter Fiske featured in PopSci desalination story. <read more>
A research consortium led by Berkeley Lab, along with three other national labs, will head a DOE desalination hub to provide secure and affordable water. <read more>
Scientists use a powerful microbial detection device to show that suggestions of sewage in Kauai’s watershed were mostly false positives. <read more>
March 14, 2018
A joint report released Wednesday says that 40 percent of the world's population is affected by water scarcity. More than two billion people are compelled to drink unsafe water, and more than 4.5 billion people do not have safely managed sanitation services.