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Singapore: PUB launches Request-for-Proposal to provide smart shower devices

04-05-2017

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has launched their Request-for-Proposal (RFP) to provide smart shower devices that will be able to offer real-time information regarding water usage while in the shower. Such gentle behavioural prods have the potential of changing user habits and help reduce water consumption in the small island …

Editor’s pickWater Planet: Recognised as the Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year

04-05-2017

At the 2017 Global Water Awards, Eric Hoek (centre) accepts the award for the Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year from Christopher Gasson of Global Water Intelligence (left) and keynote speaker, author, and statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb (right). Photo credit: 2017 Global Water Award Water Planet, a company based in California …

By 2024, the sludge dewatering equipment market is slated to pass US$4.9billion

02-05-2017

According to a new research report released by Global Market Insights, Inc., the market for sludge dewatering equipment is projected to go over US$4.9billion by 2024. Rapid urbanisation coupled with booming populations are the main drivers behind the expansion of the sludge dewatering equipment market, and increasing volumes of waste that come …

The drought in California may be over, but the next could be closer than you think

28-04-2017

Near Taft, California, a rare wildflower ‘super bloom’. Photo credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Jerry Brown, the governor of California, may have officially declared the state’s historic drought over, but he also issued a warning that the state and people must be ready for the next one in the future. In an issued statement, …

Editor’s pickThe results of the 2017 Global Water Awards have been released

28-04-2017

Global Water Intelligence (GWI) announced the winners of the 2017 Global Water Awards that were presented on 24th April, Monday, at the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the Black Swan, presented the ceremony. Mr Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a former trader risk specialist, statistician, and essayist, delivered an …