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Digital tool helps utilities overcome sludge pumping challenges

17-01-2020
BHR Group, software, innovations, water utilities, water monitoring, water networks, sludge, water treatment, wastewater treatment

Sophisticated software developed by BHR Group and launched this month is already helping water utilities analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. SLOT 2.0, which is underpinned by BHR’s world-leading sludge rheology database, can calculate sludge flow properties and behaviours, frictional pipe pressure losses and system …

2019 was the oceans' hottest year on record

17-01-2020
oceans, climate change

The world's oceans just had their warmest year on record. A study published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences found that ocean temperatures reached record highs in 2019, and this is not an anomaly: The past five years have also been the warmest for the oceans since reliable measurements began in the 1950s. This is a big deal because the oceans …

World Water Day 2020 – Water and Climate Change

17-01-2020
UN Water, world water day

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. At UN Water, this year’s theme, ‘Nature and Climate Change’ seeks to explore how water and climate change are inextricably linked. As the global population grows, so does the demand for water, which depletes natural resources and …