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$200 million needed to solve Preah Sihanouk’s wastewater woes

02-05-2019
Cambodia, wastewater treatment

The Khmer government plans to spend approximately $200 million on increasing the capacity of water treatment plants and organising sewage systems in Preah Sihanouk province to prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and protect the environment. Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth and Transport Minister Sun Chanthol on Tuesday visited water …

Harnessing sunlight to pull hydrogen from wastewater

01-05-2019
wastewater

Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilisers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. Now, a research team at Princeton University has harnessed sunlight to isolate hydrogen from industrial wastewater. In a paper published Feb. 19 in the journal Energy & …