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Start-up produces clean water from thin air

Three young entrepreneurs have joined forces in Nairobi Kenya to create a product that generates clean drinking water out of thin air. Majik Water aims...

China must balance air, carbon and water to harness clean energy

Identifying China’s natural gas resources depends on its ability to balance air quality, carbon emissions, and water stress, researchers argue. China is slowly changing its...

United States: University research shows clean fuel can be created from water vapour

The University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has shown that solar energy can create clean hydrogen fuel by converting water vapour from the air....

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...

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...

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...

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...

One thousand solar panels installed at Scottish water works

One thousand solar panels have been installed at a major water treatment works serving Edinburgh and parts of West Lothian, continuing Scottish Water’s switch to renewable...

Hydro storage can secure 100 percent renewable electricity in Australia

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 percent renewable energy, a new study...

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...

FEATURED STORY

Realising the vision of a water sensitive city

Six cities around Australia have developed collaborative visions of what a water sensitive future looks like for them and are now working to implement these....

NEWS

Study reveals seismic water concerns for Seattle

Seattle Public Utilities in the US has completed a seismic study using updated information to analyse the performance of its drinking water system. The study...
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