A nationwide wastewater monitoring system could pinpoint dangerous levels of contaminants in real time, and help keep our drinking water safe. It could also ruin a city's reputation.
By Nicole Dyer
Posted 03.10.2008 at 5:31 pm 4 Comments
Just when we were coming back around to the idea of drinking good old fashioned tap water, the Associated Press today announced that it has found traces of dozens of pharmaceuticals in the drinking water of an estimated 41 million Americans.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.