Nervous system

Fatberg detecting 5G sewer ‘nervous system’ goes down under

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-11-2018

When you bang your toe, the human nervous system instantly transmits a signal to tell the brain where to feel pain. Ouch.

Aquatech China touchdown in Chongqing with the Beijing Capital Group

Aquatech China touchdown in Chongqing with the Beijing Capital Group

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-11-2018

Sino-Dutch Technology Exchange on Water Technology, 29 and 30 November in Chongqing

Lead levels to be halved under revised Drinking Water Directive

Lead levels to be halved under revised Drinking Water Directive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-11-2018

A 20-year-old European Directive on drinking water will be revised following a green light from the European Parliament.

Five progressive digital water technologies to watch

  • By Aquatech
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  • 07-11-2018

With multiple vendors popping up in the digital water market solutions space, It’s an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming time for the water industry....

Humans could ingest 2000 microplastics per year through salt

Humans could ingest 2000 microplastics per year through salt

  • By Aquatech
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  • 25-10-2018

Microplastics has been found present in seafood, wildlife and drinking water but now the commonly used food seasoning of salt is being seen as a poten...

Tesla’s Elon Musk donates UV systems to help Flint water crisis

Tesla’s Elon Musk donates UV systems to help Flint water crisis

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-10-2018

Elon Musk may have got himself into hot water using Twitter in recent months but he has now used the social media platform to confirm a pledge to help...

UK water utility operating network section with AI

UK water utility operating network section with AI

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-10-2018

There is no doubting that digital technologies and the increased availability of artificial intelligence (AI) have piqued both interest and scepticism...

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-10-2018

Suez has completed a full integration of hydraulic network optimisation company Optimatics as part of an ambition to build out its network of digital ...

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

What do China, South Korea, Israel, Singapore, the Netherlands and the US have in common?

Sorek 2 desalination project moves ahead with seven bidders

Sorek 2 desalination project moves ahead with seven bidders

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

A total of seven local and international companies have been shortlisted to develop Israel’s next giant desalination plant…

Membranes supercharged using enzyme technology

Membranes supercharged using enzyme technology

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

Dutch and Danish companies join forces to supercharge membranes with enzymes to remove micropollutants





Sweden and  Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

Sweden and Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

Water utility company Gelsenwasser AG has signed an agreement to recover phosphorus from incinerated sewage sludge in the ChemPark of Bitterfeld-Wolfe...

Blockchain’s potential to disrupt water supply remains divisive

Blockchain’s potential to disrupt water supply remains divisive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 03-10-2018

Blockchain has the potential to help secure water transactions in the future but at the moment it’s largely over-hyped, according to utility expert Re...

More data needed on microplastics and water

More data needed on microplastics and water

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

Together with pharmaceuticals, the detection of microplastics in both water and wastewater is one of the largest growing environmental concerns.

It’s time to drop the digital buzzwords in water

It’s time to drop the digital buzzwords in water

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

TOKYO, Japan – Artificial intelligence. Internet of Things. Big Data. Digitisation. Gamification. The list goes on. Everyone in the industry will be a...

Gaza project developments could generate costly traffic footprint

Gaza project developments could generate costly traffic footprint

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

ATHENS, Greece – Efforts continue to develop desperately needed water infrastructure in Gaza yet recent data shows that the wider engineering works co...

Decentralised solar desalination to quench Greek islands’ thirst

Decentralised solar desalination to quench Greek islands’ thirst

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

ATHENS, Greece – Mainland Greece may have suffered its fair share of financial and political woes over the years yet water supply, through the damming...

Could we use 3D printing in wastewater treatment?

Could we use 3D printing in wastewater treatment?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 28-08-2018

Various methods are being used to reduce chemicals in the wastewater treatment process, activated carbon being the most commonly used one. However, ac...

Can AI softwares help monitor water treatment plants?

Can AI softwares help monitor water treatment plants?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 28-08-2018

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have created an AI (artificial intelligence) software which is able to detect various types of cyanobacteria...

Could Blockchain mitigate our global water crisis?

Could Blockchain mitigate our global water crisis?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 28-08-2018

Water crisis is an ongoing struggle for millions of people around the world. Although water supplies exist, the current production and distribution sy...

Drones for the water industry

Drones for the water industry

  • By Aquatech
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  • 28-08-2018

Drones are being used in multiple industries, such as oil, gas, and food. However, this technology has the power to revolutionise the water industry a...

New environmental challenges tackled together at Aquatech China 2018

New environmental challenges tackled together at Aquatech China 2018

  • By Aquatech
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  • 07-08-2018

Aquatech China, 31 May – 2 June, 2018, has evolved significantly in the past years, as noted by China Water Risk. The exhibition is devoted to b...

Cape Town's "Day Zero" - What can we learn?

Cape Town's "Day Zero" - What can we learn?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 25-06-2018

Water taps for citizens and businesses were expected to shut off by April 2018, on “Day Zero”, due to the most severe drought in Cape Town...

Dr. Kevin Smith talks about Cape Town's Day Zero

Anne te Velde discusses Dutch water technology at Aquatech China 2018

The history and prosperity of the Dutch nation are inextricably linked with water. Two-thirds of the country would regularly flood if it weren’t...

Armin Schutz from Grunbeck discusses water treatment solutions

Armin Schutz, Head of Department of International Sales at Grunbeck, discusses the various water treatment solutions that his company specialises in a...

Henry Zhuang from IKEA China talks about Industrial Water Stewardship

Tom Freyberg talks to Henry Zhuang from IKEA China during Aquatech China 2018. During the trade exhibition, Mr Zhuang was a speaker in a session on In...

John Robinson on the China BlueTech Awards at Aquatech China 2018

Tom Freyberg chats with Tom Robinson about the China BlueTech Awards.

The China BlueTech™ Awards is a platform for innovative Chinese and internatio...

Annette Bos shares her personal highlights from Aquatech China 2018

Tom Freyberg chats with Annette Bos, Director Water at RAI Amsterdam, on the last day of Aquatech China 2018. She shares her personal highlights from ...

Johannes Lansens, General Manager at Delta Water Engineering

Johannes Lansens, General Manager at Delta Water Engineering discusses water treatment solutions at Aquatech China 2018.

Experience Aquatech Amsterdam 2017

Annette Bos talks about Aquatech Mexico 2017

Experience Aquatech Amsterdam 2017

Keynote prime minister Mark Rutte

Aquatech Amsterdam 2017, what happens today?

What's new at Aquatech 2017?

"Make water sexy again"

Experience Aquatech China 2017

Aquatech China opened today proudly celebrating its 10th anniversary

Aquatech China opened today proudly celebrating its 10th anniversary

  • By Aquatech
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  • 07-06-2017

A Q&A with Dan Iversen of Xylem on thought leadership

A Q&A with Dan Iversen of Xylem on thought leadership

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-06-2017

What is thought leadership?

At Xylem – as one of the largest global water technology manufacturers – we view thought leadership as an essen...

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  • By Aquatech
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  • 01-06-2017

Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 sold out

Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 sold out

  • By Aquatech
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  • 09-05-2017

Data benefits for all in the water sector

Data benefits for all in the water sector

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-03-2017

Interview with Trevor Hill - CEO of smart water grid platform FATHOM

Big data is a reality in some sectors, such as its use in the airline industry to ...

Picking the circular economy technology winners

Picking the circular economy technology winners

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-03-2017

Interview with Paul O’Callaghan, CEO of BlueTech Research

There is great interest in the opportunities around the circular economy, especially in...

Tech opportunities in the rise of reuse

Tech opportunities in the rise of reuse

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-03-2017

Interview with Professor Paul Jeffrey, of the UK’s Cranfield University and head of Water Reuse Europe

Prospects look good for companies offering...

Progress on the road to resilient cities

Progress on the road to resilient cities

  • By Nanco Dolman, Royal Haskoning
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  • 13-12-2016

For Nanco Dolman, resilient cities expert with consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV, awareness of the water challenges that are driving a need for a change ...

Resilience as a platform for city investment

Resilience as a platform for city investment

  • By John Batten, Arcadis
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  • 12-12-2016

‘There is clearly a resilience movement in progress,’ comments John Batten, Global Cities Director with consultancy Arcadis. It is still a...

Aquatech Mexico advisory board

  • By Aquatech
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  • 27-09-2016

Mr. Felipe I. Arreguín Cortés is the General Director of the Mexican Institute of Water Technology. He is also a professor at the UNAM a...

Hydranautics announces launch of its "Residential Membranes"

Hydranautics announces launch of its "Residential Membranes"

  • By aquatechtrade.com|www.aquatechtrade.com
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  • 14-04-2016

Hydranautics - A Nitto Group Company, global leader in the field of Integrated Membrane Solutions, announces the launch of residential membranes.

These...

Sustained Innovation of Spur New Development of Desalination Technologies

Sustained Innovation of Spur New Development of Desalination Technologies

  • By Aquatech
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  • 13-04-2016

Water is essential to human life and to every world economy, and yet the world is facing ever increasing water challenges. To prevent water pollution ...

Water business in China through the eyes of an entrepreneur

Water business in China through the eyes of an entrepreneur

  • By Gijs de Bruin
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  • 13-04-2016

‘China has grown at an incredible pace for 30-odd years, but at the cost of the environment,’ comments Dutch entrepreneur Gijs de Bruin. T...

The value of water technology awards

  • By aquatechtrade.com|www.aquatechtrade.com
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  • 17-02-2016

Water technology awards provide a way to raise awareness and recognise areas where technology can contribute to solving water issues.

The use of water ...

Signs of optimism for a smarter future

Signs of optimism for a smarter future

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-02-2016

There are grounds for growing optimism around the opportunities for smart, data-driven technologies in the water sector, given the views of Amir Cahn,...

Kimberly-Clark’s risk-based approach to business water security

Kimberly-Clark’s risk-based approach to business water security

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-02-2016

The next seven years are going to see an ambitious step forward as far as water is concerned for global industrial Kimberly-Clark Corporation. As the ...

Cellulose recovery from municipal waste water

Cellulose recovery from municipal waste water

  • By Aquatech
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  • 17-12-2015

During Aquatech 2015 the Dutch technology developer Brightwork set in the spotlight the recovery of cellulose from waste water. The project Cellulose ...

Water sector investment opportunities: a venture capital perspective

  • By Nityen Lal, Icos Capital
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  • 13-09-2015

What opportunities does the water sector present to investors, and how can technology companies best tap into their interest? Nityen Lal of Icos Capit...

How Elvis and Miley Cyrus can help you understanding why youth are important contributors for the future of the water sector

How Elvis and Miley Cyrus can help you understanding why youth are important contributors for the future of the water sector

  • By Marie Rødsten Sagen, Young AIWW Ambassador
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  • 09-12-2014

"A little less conversation, a little more action" are not just the words of a catchy Elvis song, it is also the slogan for the youth programme of the...

Records already being broken by the 25th edition of Aquatech Amsterdam

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-09-2014

With more than a year to go, the forthcoming anniversary edition of Aquatech Amsterdam 2015 is already breaking records. Never before did the exhibiti...