As employees working within the water sector, we at some point get to know about fats, oils and grease and the damage they can cause to pipes, whether it is through public education or getting our hands dirty when we have to deal with the clogs created by pouring these fats, oils and grease down the drain.
In a recent article by Laura Sanchez, the editor of the Water Efficiency Magazine, she highlights a new strategy for dealing with FOGs (fats, oil and grease) developed by a research team from the University of British Colombia in Canada.
To read the article and comment you can follow the link Fatberg to Fuel.
Do you think such a process can make a difference or is it just another pipe dream? 🙂
A recent article published by the Alan Robock on 20th September, 2018 in the Earth and Space Science News, provides guidelines to persons wishing to get their papers published in their journal of choice.
Please click on the link below to read the complete article: Getting Your Paper Published Part 2: Good Grammar, Clear Figures.
You can also check out the related article Getting Your Paper Published Part 1: Don’t Annoy the Reviewers.
The Youth for Water and Climate Platform is looking for youth-led projects (that is projects developed by persons between the ages of 18 -35 years of age). As a result, this call for proposal would seek to identify, encourage and support youth engagement related to water management and climate change adaptation with support from the International Secretariat for Water and contributions of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Therefore, youth from around the world would be able to access financial support, in order to implement innovative and creative water and climate projects.
The period for accepting proposals is open from 18 September to 16 October 2018, therefore all project submissions received during that period will be admissible. Interested persons can visit the official website for project submission guidelines or contact the Youth for Water and Climate (YWC) Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Results would be announced during the period 9 November to 2 December 2018 and winners would be showcased during the COP24 (the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)). COP24 will take place in December, in Poland.