Archived articles

clean water

Environmental Health
What's in your water?
Published Jan 29, 2020
Researchers discover that common water disinfecting method may result in toxic byproducts
Water worries
A harmful flaw in water treatment methods?
Published May 2, 2018
Water treatment process converts commonly used chemicals into harmful compounds that affect cellular function and metabolism, study finds
ECOLOGY
Dam near full
Published Winter 2017
For the past 90 years, the Conowingo Dam has prevented fertilizer runoff from nearby farms from entering the Chesapeake, but as the dam fills with silt, it becomes less effective / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Small cities, big issues
Published Spring 2017
Public health researcher Debra Furr-Holden leads center in Flint, Michigan, to help address unpotable water, food deserts / Johns Hopkins Magazine
TEDxJHU
Water for life
Published March 10, 2017
Shilpa Alva, a 2002 JHU graduate, is executive director of the nonprofit Surge for Water
E-Nnovation Initiative
New endowed professorships
Published Sept 10, 2015
Kellogg Schwab, Hal Dietz named to research professorships endowed by donations, state funding
Add lime, save lives
Published Fall 2012
The solution for clean water? It might be as simple as adding lime juice and sunlight / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Betting on population bomb
Published Fall 2012
How the world will respond to rapid population growth is anybody's guess / Johns Hopkins Magazine