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Asia-Pacific tagged as ‘hot spot for water insecurity’

07-09-2016

A new report released by the Asian Development Bank identifies six countries in Asia, including Singapore, to have the lowest water availability per person by 2050. Economies in the Asia-Pacific region cannot sustain their present dynamic growth “unless water is brought into the equation” as the region faces a “crisis” in …

Visions are turned into reality

07-09-2016

World Vision and Grundfos want to supply water to the world. The target is to provide millions of people with access to water by 2020. Already now, a significant milestone is reached.The American NGO World Vision and Grundfos have joined forces to secure water for people worldwide. The partnership's ambitious target is to reach two million people …

WWEM 2016 Lab Conference focuses on priority pollutants

07-09-2016

Laboratory analysts from around the world will congregate in Telford (UK) on 2nd and 3rd November to focus on the testing, monitoring and analysis of water, wastewater and environmental samples. Featuring a wider range of conferences, workshops, demonstrations and an international exhibition, WWEM 2016 will be even larger than previous WWEM …

At the Nexus of Water and Climate Change

06-09-2016

With the clock counting down towards the November climate summit in Marrakech, Morocco, where parties to the climate treaty agreed in Paris will negotiate implementation, it’s clear that managing water resources will be a key aspect of any effective deal. Here at World Water Week, which concluded on Friday, Susanne Skyllerstedt, programme …

Castaic Lake Water Agency Selects SCADAWatch

06-09-2016

Innovyze has announced that Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA), California, has chosen the company’s revolutionary SCADAWatch software solution to support mission-critical network modeling applications, supplement system performance monitoring in real time, gain insight and drive operational improvements. The implementation also boosts the …

Self-calibrating UV transmittance monitor from Sensorex

03-09-2016

The UVT-LED-PW Transmittance Monitor (formerly PearlSense T254) provides continuous monitoring for accurate UV disinfection dosing. The compact monitor delivers fast, accurate, in-line transmittance readings in industrial process and drinking water settings, where UV disinfection is used. Patented automatic wiping and calibration mechanisms …

Thai students win 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

01-09-2016

An innovative device that mimics the water retention of the bromeliad plant has won three students from Thailand the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize. The device has been installed on rubber trees on plantations to increase soil moisture and productivity. The students – Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla – …

PUB's Watermark Award 2017

01-09-2016

Application for the Watermark Award 2017 is now open. The Watermark Award recognises outstanding contributions and commitment towards protecting and raising awareness of Singapore’s precious water resource. This year, 3 outstanding organisations received the Watermark Award. They are Fernvale Primary School, Pei Hwa Secondary School and …