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Gradiant Corporation trials new waste-saving system

Gradiant Corporation, a Boston-based water treatment solutions firm, has announced the start of official demonstrations for its new Counterflow Reverse Osmosis (CFRO) processing technology. The...

Hong Kong pursues renewable water sources

A new hydroelectricity plant will open next year in Hong Kong to be followed by construction of the city’s first desalination plant as leaders...

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...

Chile: New hydropower project opened

Chilean renewable power generation company Hydrochile S.A. has opened the 60 MW El Paso hydropower project. The facility was built on the Las Damas...

University of Houston researcher recognised for work in clean energy

Debora Rodrigues, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston, Texas, has received the 2016 C3E Research Award, for her work focusing...

India’s thermal power generation faces high water risk

A new paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI), Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector, analyses all of India’s...

United Arab Emirates: Hotel slashes water use by 24 percent

An innovative greywater recycling system has helped the Premier Inn at Abu Dhabi International Airport to reduce water use by nearly a quarter in...

Genifuel to pilot biofuel processing technology in Vancouver

Genifuel Corporation, a US water technology firm that specialises in turning wet organic wastes into renewable fuels, will pilot a new system that converts...

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...

Masdar begins desalination programme

Masdar has begun the operational stage of a pilot programme in Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi, which will see 1,500 m3/day of potable water produced over...

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How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN...

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

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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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