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Drones for blooms: South Korean institute tracks algae

Drones for blooms: South Korean institute tracks algae

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-03-2020

South Korean Institute ETRI has combined drone and hyperspectral camera technology with the ambition to achieve the world’s best level of accuracy on ...

Opinion: To solve plastic pollution, we need consensus

Opinion: To solve plastic pollution, we need consensus

  • By Venkatesh Kini
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  • 13-02-2020

Plastic pollution in water and the environment: Once we truly acknowledge the issues, human ingenuity can drive change, writes Venkatesh Kini.

Chinese/Spanish consortium to build Hong Kong’s desalination plant

Chinese/Spanish consortium to build Hong Kong’s desalination plant

  • By Aquatech
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  • 29-01-2020

The plant will reduce reliance upon importing water from China

Singapore to tender for smart water meter contractor

Singapore to tender for smart water meter contractor

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-01-2020

A total of 300,000 smart meters will give PUB a clearer picture of the Singapore water network...

Resource recovery and rainwater harvesting win IWA awards

Resource recovery and rainwater harvesting win IWA awards

  • By Aquatech
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  • 05-12-2019

Winners showed a direct and indirect impact on communities with innovative solutions.

VIDEO: The ‘Interceptor’ could turn the tide on plastic pollution

VIDEO: The ‘Interceptor’ could turn the tide on plastic pollution

  • By Aquatech
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  • 03-12-2019

Could this trash-eating vessel be the scalable solution needed to stop plastics entering the ocean?

Plant power: Hanoi spreads its roots with new wastewater system

Plant power: Hanoi spreads its roots with new wastewater system

  • By Aquatech
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  • 24-10-2019

A new ocean city development in Hanoi will feature a biological wastewater treatment system.

In space, water recycling keeps astronauts alive

In space, water recycling keeps astronauts alive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 10-09-2019

A new lighter, energy-efficient Japanese water recycling technology is being tested on the International Space Station.

Can sludge treatment be beautiful - A Hong Kong spa proves it can

Can sludge treatment be beautiful - A Hong Kong spa proves it can

  • By Aquatech
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  • 30-07-2019

Would you go for a sludge-powered spa-day? In Hong Kong, the Claude Vasconi designed architectural gem proves sludge treatment can be beautiful…

Desalination News In Brief

Desalination News In Brief

  • By Aquatech
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  • 11-07-2019

From Morocco to Singapore, the UAE and Southern California, desalination projects continue to tally up to help meet future water demands as population...

Video interview: Hydranautics’ Tsune Katsura on membrane developments

  • By Aquatech
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  • 05-07-2019

Tsune Katsura, chairman of global membrane company Hydranautics talks about matching supply and demand in a reignited desalination market…

A phoenix from the drought? Chennai to reignite desalination

A phoenix from the drought? Chennai to reignite desalination

  • By Aquatech
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  • 04-07-2019

Severe drought is forcing the country to re-evaluate desalination and bring plans for a third desalination plant back to life in Chennai…

Food waste & sludge: teamwork makes the biogas dream work

Food waste & sludge: teamwork makes the biogas dream work

  • By Aqautech
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  • 12-02-2019

A two-year trial from water agency PUB and the NEA concludes that treating food waste and sludge together increases the amount of biogas produced.

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 24-01-2019

Despite kickstarting with Brexit uncertainty, 2019 promises to be another exciting year for the global water market.

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...

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 exp...

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...

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...