"Breakthrough" provides a thought-provoking and imaginative perspective on scientific discovery as it unfolds, revealing the world of tomorrow.today. Each episode follows scientific explorers working on cutting-edge projects with breakthrough potential. Each breakthrough will help us see the world in a different way and display the potential of new ideas and solutions to register change - transformative tools that solve pressing problems, like developing an Ebola vaccine, finding a way to stop brain seizures, or bringing a new method of collecting water to an African village devastated by drought. Season 01, Episode 06 - "Water Apocalypse"
A study of the planet's disturbing lack of clean water includes a look at emerging technologies hoping to alleviate the situation.