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New Karnataka State Water Policy suggests cut in per capita consumption

17-06-2019
India

The Karnataka Jnana Aayoga Task Group has chalked out the new Karnataka State Water Policy which states that per capita water consumption for domestic use should come down from 135 litres per capita per day (LPCD) to 80-100 LPCD. While the reduction should be in all water-scarce urban areas, it should also be region specific. The norms should be …

PUB and ST Engineering collaborate to develop smarter, more efficient water infrastructure systems

10-06-2019
PUB, Singapore, Water, Efficient, Smart, Development, ST Engineering

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency and ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and leverage digital technologies to enhance PUB’s intelligent water management system and operations.  The agreement covers the exchange of knowledge and …

Industrial Water Recycling Reduces Water Usage by Up to 70%

04-06-2019
Water, Usage, Recycling, Singapore

Driving efficient industrial water use and encouraging innovative water recycling technologies a key focus at SIWW Spotlight 2019  With water demand in the non-domestic sector projected to increase substantially from the current 55% to 70% by 2060, more needs to be done to drive down industrial water consumption. Among the various …

Researchers Look to New Uses for Wastewater

31-05-2019
wastewater treatment, water treatment

Americans use - and waste - a lot of water. With an eye to sustainability and conservation, scientists are now exploring new ways to make wastewater an asset. What is Wastewater? According to the Water Research Foundation, Americans typically use about 60 gallons of water indoors daily. While that is a 22 per cent drop in usage from 1999 levels, …