24 March 2017
WATER TALKS: Other Worldly Water
The Edge
24 March 2017

Event Description

NASA’s recent announcements of surface water flows on Mars inspired hope for a human-friendly environment on the red planet. The search for water elsewhere in our universe has long fascinated scientists and space enthusiasts, fuelling their search for other habitable planets. Join our planetary and space experts as they discuss the latest on extra-terrestrial water and the benefits that this rather expensive water-divining exercise might have for Earth’s future populations. This event is part of the Water Talks conversation series. See...

23 March 2017
WATER TALKS: Engineering the Solutions
The Edge
23 March 2017

Event Description

Designs for a water-wise future Engineered systems are critical in delivering clean and plentiful water to the world’s increasingly urbanised populations, including new ways of recycling waste water. Traditional approaches...

25 March 2017
WATER TALKS: The Inconvenient Truth of Bottled Water
The Edge
25 March 2017

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It takes almost seven times more water to manufacture and transport a bottle of water than is in the bottle itself. As we watch the empty vessels of an ever-increasing...

22 March 2017
WATER TALKS: The Dirt on Water and Disease
The Edge
22 March 2017

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Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease. The statistics are horrifying. Despite ongoing improvements in global water access and sanitation, water-related diseases still affect more than 1.5...