Teen wins $100,000 for new water purification system to remove Everglades pollutants

December 10, 2015 by  
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A 17-year-old Florida student won a $100,000 college scholarship this week after discovering a new way to purify drinking water . Maria Elena Grimmett first became curious about water purification when she, then age 11, wanted to find out why her family’s tap water had a brownish tint. She began investigating and learned about common water pollution problems in her home state. In the six years following, Grimmett researched solutions to the pollution – and finally found one that happened to be worth quite a lot of money. Read the rest of Teen wins $100,000 for new water purification system to remove Everglades pollutants

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Teen wins $100,000 for new water purification system to remove Everglades pollutants

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