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A scanning electron microscopy image of the carbon nanotube-coated filter. For comparison, the inset is bare stainless steel mesh.

New Filter Technology From Michigan Tech

Water and oil may not mix, but, like two boxers nearing the end of the final round, they can get awfully tangled up. Now, Michigan Technological University scientists Yoke Khin Yap and Jaroslaw Drelich have created a filter that separates the two substances as quickly and cleanly as a ref breaking up a clinch.

04/14/2011

Detroit Council Votes To Approve Water Rate Hike

The Detroit City Council voted, Tuesday, to raise water rates for Detroit and its suburban customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011

A flock of geese soar over the 16th tee and Lake Michigan  at Whistling Straits,  (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Cross Commemorating Those Lost At Sea-Submerged In Bay

An 11-foot long cross will be submerged about 21-feet into Little Traverse Bay Saturday, all in commemoration of those who died in water-related accidents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2011

Cynthia Koenig demonstrates the Water Wheel

UM Student’s Invention Will Bring Clean Water To A Thirsty World

Cynthia Koenig knows that by reinventing the wheel she could change the world. In a few months, she hopes to make a difference in India. Koenig, a graduate student at the University of Michigan, created the WaterWheel, a 20-gallon rolling water barrel and Wello, the business that distributes it in developing countries, where clean water is scarce.

02/21/2011

Meeting Held To Decide Control Of Detroit Water System

A federal judge is meeting with a number of county and city leaders connected to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2011

Highland Park Tackles Water Crisis

Highland Park Mayor Hubert Yopp met Monday with department heads to talk about the city’s water crisis — and to explore possible remedies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2011

Water Pressure Returns To Highland Park; Schools Closed

Mayor Hubert Yopp wants the Highland Park school system to cancel classes Monday because of the lingering effects of a water system failure that led to fears of contamination.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2011

Boil Water Advisory Remains in Highland Park

Highland Park residents are being urged to boil their water after a water main break Friday

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2011

Michigan Stadium4 7-14-10

Cleanup At Michigan Stadium After Water Damage

Cleanup efforts continue at Michigan Stadium today after a burst water pipe last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2010

Photo from MGoBlue.com

Pipe Bursts At Michigan Stadium

Water leaked onto the stadium’s east concourse for as much as 30 minutes Thursday evening before officials were alerted to the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2010

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