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Coca-Cola to recycle plastic bottles from the Mississippi River

In a first for both Coca-Cola and Living Lands and Waters, the two organisations have piloted a ‘closed-loop’ system–from volunteering to collecting recyclables and...

Wastewater to help power vehicles

Car company SEAT and Aqualia have joined forces to develop renewable biofuel from wastewater to be used in compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles....

Australia tests leakage detection through analytics

Rezatec, a UK-based geospatial data analytics company, along with Australian water and sewerage utility, Unitywater, is trialling a pipeline leakage detection satellite data analytics...

Markets-based approach to help solve global water scarcity

Using creative impact investing solutions can help alleviate water scarcity, restore ecosystems, support farmers and drive sustainable water management, says a new report by...

Results of Australian Water Survey released

The Australian Water Association and Arup have just released the Australian Water Outlook–the results of the Australian Water Survey which investigates attitudes to water...

Alliance to ‘transform technology’ at Thames Water

Global companies have joined up to work together to deliver Thames Water’s future technology services and projects. The new Technology and Transformation Alliance will sit alongside the...

P&G hits milestone in clean drinking water

Procter & Gamble (P&G) have announced it has delivered its 10 billionth litre of clean drinking water through its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program. Beginning...

International: Swedish initiative cuts water use in textile industry

Sweden Textile Water Initiative, made up of major Swedish textile and leather brands and the Stockholm International Water Institute have released their global results for 2015, recording an...

United States: Bottled water set to take over soft drink consumption

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), has released 2015 bottled water statistics which show that Americans’ consumption of bottled water increased...

Brazil: New water loan eliminates foreign exchange fluctuations

The water company, Aegea, has received the first disbursement of its loan approved under the Brazilian Reais Local Currency Initiative that aims to eliminate foreign exchange risk exposure...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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