Tag: water

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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Mechanical engineering professor wins competition to present at prestigious conference

Mechanical engineering professor wins competition to present at prestigious conference

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Sangwoo Shin has won the Hawaiʻi competition to present at the prestigious Falling Walls Conference in Berlin, Germany, later this year.

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Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

May 16, 2017  |  2 Comments
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A team led by UH Mānoa’s Sangwoo Shin has found a promising, inexpensive way to clean water using carbon dioxide—the study was published in Nature Communications.

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UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

November 15, 2016  |  3 Comments
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Land-use practices on tropical oceanic islands can have large impacts on reef ecosystems, even in the absence of rivers and streams.

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UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

September 8, 2016  |  Comments
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WRRC will conduct a three-year \ project focusing on developing optimal irrigation strategies in farmlands throughout Hawaiʻi, Guam and American Samoa.

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UH leads $20M research partnership to secure Hawaiʻi’s water future

UH leads $20M research partnership to secure Hawaiʻi’s water future

May 5, 2016  |  1 Comment
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ʻIke Wai project will provide critical data and models to water resource stakeholders.

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