BGU researchers are working to ensure the availability of high quality water for Israel and the world.

Dwindling water supply and quality impede the sustainable development of drylands and the well-being of their growing populations. Scientists at BGU’s Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research are developing technologies for advancing water supply in Israel and other arid regions, and for preventing pollution and degradation of aquifers and soil. They are improving water resource management and developing new natural and recycled resources. Particular emphasis is placed on developing high-tech, affordable methodologies for desalination and wastewater treatment.

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BGU Researchers Invent Sensor to Monitor Water Pollution

January 17, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research

New invention will notify farmers of an increase in underground nitrate levels – preventing water pollution.

BGU Researchers Improve Performance of Solar Panels

December 16, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Nanotechnology

The new technique -- inspired by nature’s lotus leaf -- removed 98% of dust particles.

Ocean Acidification Is Extremely Underestimated

December 4, 2019

Tags: Natural Sciences

BGU scientist determines that an increase in carbonic acid in our oceans can no longer be ignored.