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China turns to carbon-neutral treatment plants

By Xiaodi Hao and Rowan Kohll In Zhejiang province on China’s east coast, people pride themselves on tenacity and ingenuity. Both qualities appear to have...

How sunlight can provide low-cost access to clean water

Water can be disinfected if left for as little as six hours in intense sunlight, yet many living in the world’s poorest countries do...

Energy–water–food nexus a top uncertainty issue, says new report

A new report released by the World Energy Council, The Road to Resilience: Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure, has highlighted how the interdependencies, and sometimes...

World Bank supporting hydropower development in Nepal

The World Bank has approved a credit of US$20 million for the Government of Nepal to implement the Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower...

Whisky distillery turning co-products into renewable energy

After just one year of operation, beverage company, Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan, Scotland is turning 1,000 m3 of malt whisky distillery co-products...

Wastewater treatment process uses gravity to cut energy use

A newly patented submerged aerated filtration (SAF) configuration for wastewater treatment, developed by UK-company WPL, can cut energy use by 40 percent and be...

Reverse osmosis system wins ‘Breakthrough Water Technology Of The Year’ Award

Desalitech, a water treatment company, has been named the winner of the 2016 Global Water Award for Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year, by Global...

Georgia: K-Water constructing hydroelectric dam in Georgia

The Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) has started the construction of a hydroelectric dam in Georgia. The US$870 million hydroelectric power plant will be...

India: Jindal Power’s Etalin project wins sustainability award

The Energy and Environment Foundation, an NGO based in Delhi, has announced Jindal Power’s Etalin Hydro Electric Power Company as the winner of the...

India: Delhi’s first hydropower plant commissioned

The Delhi Jal Board has commissioned the first ever hydropower plant in the city, which will use falling water from a treated sewage effluent...

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The need for a mindset change on intermittent supply

Perspectives A panel responds to questions posed by Bambos Charalambous, Chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply   Why must tackling intermittent water supply...

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WHO microplastic update calls for health impact research

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics in the environment, which...
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