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Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old budding scientist from Tennessee
Can a radical new invention by an 11-year-old girl help to avert another water crisis like in Flint, Michigan?

Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old budding scientist from Tennessee, has developed an innovative and radical device using nanotubes to test for lead contamination in water. Named ‘Tethys’, this innovative method to test lead in water could prove to be an effective solution in averting water crises like in Flint, Michigan. The device is linked to a smartphone app for instant visualization of results.

Locus EIM WQX Export
Locus Technologies adds EPA WQX export capability to Locus EIM

The WQX Export Tool, exclusively in Locus’ EIM environmental information management software, provides users with simple intuitive interface to load data with the EPA’s Water Quality eXchange (WQX) into the EPA Storage and Retrieval (STORET) data warehouse, following the standards and protocols of the National Environmental Information Exchange Network.