The heavy industrial users of groundwater switched to surface water from the Ouachita River in an effort to keep the Sparta Aquifer a viable source of drinking water for generations to come.
Arkansas’ Conservation Hall of Fame will honor an El Dorado man Tuesday evening for his long commitment to recharging the Sparta Aquifer, the sole source of drinking water for a number of municipalities in South Arkansas and North Louisiana.
Suns River CEO Hill Kemp shows off a test unit that led to the current design of a new compact solar still for desert homes.
A retired chemical engineer from Many, La., is assembling his first compact solar energy still this week that turns saltwater into distilled water. Hill Kemp received his second federal grant last month to continue his research at the Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Facility in New Mexico.
Students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette prepare their cube satellite for orbit.
Credit Cajun Advanced Picosatellite Experiment
It’s been six years in the making and now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's cube satellite is hitching a ride into space this month on a NASA rocket. Dozens of undergraduate students have had a hand in CAPE-2. It stands for Cajun Advanced Picosatellite Experiment. Assistant project manager Rizwan Merchant is a senior computer science major from Lafayette. He says his work on CAPE-2 will be his calling card for prospective employers.