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Biofiltration Can Make Our Deserts Bloom

August 17, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU research reveals a way to help sandy soil absorb water in order to aid billions living in arid lands.

Is the Red Sea-Dead Sea Pipeline as Good as It Gets?

August 17, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU expert questions whether low-tech desalination solutions are being bypassed in favor of politics.

VENµS Environmental Research Satellite Launched

August 2, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The satellite will send images to a BGU lab that will aid in the conservation and protection of resources.

Treated Graywater Is Better for Irrigation

July 12, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

Treated graywater is better for crops and soil in arid lands than untreated graywater.

Millions Could Benefit From Drought-Stricken Olive Trees

May 26, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research

At BGU’s experimental desert farm, agriculture is based solely on the collection of rare floodwaters.

Electrified Graphene Is Bad News for Bacteria

May 24, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences

BGU researchers find that laser-induced graphene is a highly effective bacteria zapper with many uses.

Intercrop Agroforestry at Wadi Mashash

May 4, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research

This technique ensures continuous food supply, increased economic return and combats desertification.

New Ultrafiltration Method Makes Water Safe to Drink

April 21, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researchers have developed hydrogel-coated membranes that remove viruses from treated wastewater.

New Membranes Remove Viruses From Drinking Water

April 19, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The new BGU-developed filtration method requires little energy and no harmful chemicals, unlike others.




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