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Use of Concentrating Solar Power for Water Desalination

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This project will apply low cost solar technologies to provide drinking water to isolated communities in water scarce regions.  The project will also use the concepts of Industrial Symbiosis t...

MASTER'S PROJECT: Roadmap to Water Security

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Goals & Objectives A great, on-going injustice exists – Michigan, like most states, lacks a public safety net for those unable to afford water and sanitation service. From families sacrific...

Dow Fellow Research Support- Shen Qu

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Made possible by The Dow Chemical Company, the University of Michigan’s Dow Sustainability Fellows Program supports full-time graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who are committed to findin...

Water Scarcity Risk for the Global Trade Network

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This project aims at evaluating risks for the global trade network posed by water scarcity. This objective will be achieved by developing and applying a probabilistic network analysis framework. Ba...

Life Cycle Assessment Water Bottles

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Develop LCI data for water and wastewater treatment systems, including municipal systems in Oregon. This task includes researching the environmental burdens associated with municipal drinking water...

Sustainable Water Infrastructure in Developing Countries

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The Zambezi River Basin is home to 40 million people who rely on the river for drinking water, fisheries, irrigation, hydropower production, mining and industry, ecosystem maintenance, and other us...