Revenge of the Fatberg

Revenge of the Fatberg

Keep Fats, Oils and Grease in the Trash Where They Belong Keep water FOG-free In February 2021, a brewing toxic mess of waste comprised of such culprits as wet wipes, diapers, sanitary pads, cotton swabs and other detritus fused with fats, oils and grease from...

Here, There, and Everywhere

The Problem with Microplastics in Water and What Women Scientists are Doing to Solve It photo credit: wH2O Journal Read all about it in wH2O, The Journal of Gender and Water, Volume 8 (2021) right here: https://repository.upenn.edu/wh2ojournal/vol8/iss1/9/ Pam Lazos...

Spotlight on Dr. Arun Deb

Founding Member, Global Water Alliance Those of us privileged to work with Dr. Arun Deb know he does his job with a quiet grace and determination and now the world, at least our Philadelphia portion of it, is finding out, too. Congratulations to Dr. Deb on the...

Toilet: A Love Story

As comedies go... ... the lowly toilet has long been the brunt of many a comedic trope, potty humor being the universal go-to language when you need a sure thing.  We laugh at bathroom humor the same way we laugh when someone unexpectedly slips and falls.  We can’t...

In Memoriam

Ed Grusheski 1946-2020 by Chrisitaan Morssink Ever-smiling Ed Our founding board member and treasurer Ed Grusheski left the stage on December 22, 2020. We lost a great friend, most gentle colleague and socially engaging professional who inspired many. Before losing...