World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater and raising awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water.To raise awareness of the value of water, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters. At Elsevier, we are advancing #SDG6 research and ensuring that #Everydrop counts.
Four types of particulates filtration mechanisms. The representative PM filtration mechanisms: impaction, interception, diffusion, electrostatic attraction.
Intensifying air pollution has engendered growing public health concerns due to its broad and adverse effects on humanity. This review discusses recent progress in air filtration technology and concludes with future prospects of air filtration technologies.
The Ganga basin includes some of the most densely populated areas in the world, in a region characterized by extremely high demographic and economic growth rates.
Anthropogenic activity is a major driver of seabird injury and mortality in the 21st century.
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A hydro-economic assessment of the headwaters of the Nile River revealed the upstream-downstream linkages and interconnections among socio-economic development, climate change, and the environment.

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 9, March 2021

This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3, 6, and 7 by discussing some of the reasons why many of the innovations and technologies for WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) and household air pollution developed in recent decades have not led to the expected improvements in health outcomes, and why many of these interventions have either been inconsistently adopted by low-income households, or not adopted at all.
This book chapteradvances SDG 6 by focusing on the environmental impacts of the recovery of resources from industrial wastewater from different aspects such as water resources, aquatic life protection, greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable agriculture, human health, and environmental economics. Finally, the contribution of the recovery of resources in circular bioeconomy is discussed.
This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting major challenges and opportunities concerning groundwater utilization and climate sustainability.
This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting a case study for depollution of water, which contributes to achieving clean water in North Africa.
This chapter advances SDG 6 by offering a technique for water treatment, with emphasis on date pits (DP) availability, chemical composition, and activated carbon (AC) preparation methods from DP.