A new study by BYU engineers shows just how much it will cost, and how much energy it will take, to save the Great Salt Lake by pumping water in from the Pacific Ocean.
An interdisciplinary team seeks to understand the challenge of poverty in the brick kilns of Nepal, and finds that community members hope to improve air quality, critical infrastructure, and education.
On urban parcels in particular, irrigation is difficult to measure and manage because of so many variables in landscape size, shape, quality, and water use behavior. Annelise Capener, a graduate student in the Sustainability Lab, is studying how remote sensing can help.
“AI is just one of many tools a water utility may choose to use, and although many currently choose not to, they are open to the idea,” BYU researchers say.
An interdisciplinary lab researching convergence of the built environment, natural environment, and social environment