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Groundwater quality assessment and prediction with the Groundwater Assessment Platform (GAP)

About one-third of the world’s population relies on groundwater for drinking. Roughly 10 percent of wells contain elevated concentrations of the geogenic contaminants arsenic...

The customer is always right

A new IWA book shows utilities how marketing can win visibility and value By James Workman When La Trobe University professor Rhett Walker asked...

Water and the SDGs

The world is falling short on implementing the SDGs. This gap leaves an opportunity for leadership on water – leadership that can contribute in...

Watershed damage costs cities billions, says Nature Conservancy

A new global study has found that one in three large cities spend 50 percent more on water treatment costs as a result of...

Does your sludge handling operation require a booster shot?

Double-digit figures of the operational costs of wastewater plants but also some industries are in sludge disposal. By using the correct chemistry in combination...

Double success for Wilo at the German Brand Awards 2017

At this year’s German Brand Awards in Berlin, the renowned German Design Council presented WILO SE with two awards at a ceremony attended by...

Webinar: Carbon footprint of different wastewater treatment plant configurations

This webinar discusses the findings of a brand new study conducted by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute. The study investigated three different wastewater treatment plant...

Uganda: Sanitation programme rolled out in Lake Victoria

The second phase of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Programme has been commissioned in Ntungamo, Uganda. Financed by a US$102 million grant from the African Development...

How should water professionals invest in resilience?

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts about how water professionals should prioritise investments to become more resilient "If resilience is the capacity of a...
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Decoding the DNA of wastewater

Per Nielsen’s research is unlocking the identity of microbial life in activated sludge and shows that understanding the functions of different bacteria can greatly optimise the...

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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...

AeroFarms raises US$20 million for more vertical farms

AeroFarms Inc., a leader in vertical farming, has raised US$20 million in venture funding to build more of its aeroponic vertical farms. The indoor...

UN-Water appoints new Chair

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as the new Chair of UN-Water....

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