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Roundup: News and reports on business opportunities in China

Roundup: News and reports on business opportunities in China

  • By Aquatech
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  • 14-01-2019

China is transforming rapidly and has seen economic development. As demand for water has increased...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...