Drinking Water

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The process of desalination offers the alluring possibility of a near unlimited supply of water for drinking and agriculture from an otherwise unusable source. But there’s a catch. Current desalination technology requires a lot of energy. Most plants are powered by fossil fuel, generating a great deal of carbon pollution in the process.

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State Pensions on Path to Solvency; Challenges to COFA Immigrants; Making Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

The Conversation: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

May 10, 2016
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A New Project to Map Hawai‘i’s Groundwater; “Albatross And Other Ancestors”; Neal Conan; Kaui Hart Hemmings’ Latest Novel

`Ike Wai Project, Securing Hawaii’s Water Future: Gwen Jacobs

Kaua‘i Watershed Alliance
Kaua‘i Watershed Alliance

Water, it is the single most important ingredient for life on planet Earth, and for life in the Hawaiian Islands. The ecosystems of the Hawaiian Islands are entirely dependent on water for their survival, as are the humans that inhabit these islands.

Christopher Phillips explains...


One challenge of island life anywhere is maintaining safe drinking water. And for residents of the Maldives, this became a problem late last week. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.