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COVID-19 pandemic will force companies around the world to radically rethink how they operate and embrace technological investment

19-03-2020
ABI Research, white paper, coronavirus

The Coronovirus outbreak and the worldwide reaction to the pandemic will force companies to radically rethink how they operate and embrace technological investment, states global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. In its new white paper, Taking Stock of COVID-19: The Short- and Long-Term Ramifications on Technology and End Markets, ABI …

U.S.-Israel consortium launches $29.9 million initiative to develop water-energy technologies

12-03-2020
USA, Israel, water, energy, technology, research, water challenges

Jack Gilron (in grey hat) gives Northwestern students a tour of a desalination lab in Israel Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve …

Researchers synthesise recyclable ferric composite for effective removal of phosphate in water

03-03-2020
recycling, phosphate removal, water treatment, wastewater treatment, China, research, science

Chinese scientists have synthesised a bulk porous material that can effectively remove phosphate from wastewater, according to a recent study paper published in the journal Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. Large amounts of phosphorus wastewater discharge can lead to the waste of phosphorus resources as well as …

MIT achieves simple, solar-powered water desalination

19-02-2020
MIT, research, desalination, water treatment

Tests on an MIT building rooftop showed that a simple proof-of-concept desalination device could produce clean, drinkable water at a rate equivalent to more than 1.5 gallons per hour for each square meter of solar collecting area. A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide …

StormHarvester develops new green technology to help reduce environmental pollution

18-02-2020
StormHarvester, sewage, wastewater, research, water monitoring, drainage network

Brian Moloney, founder, StormHarvester, with Dr Vicky Kell, director of innovation, research and development, Invest NI Northern Ireland tech start-up StormHarvester has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. Smart Control System The green technology, Smart Control System, reduces the …

Demand for data drives US$92 billion investment in digital water by 2030

31-01-2020
research, market report, digital water, digitisation, digitalisation, smart technology

Digital water in the U.S. & Canada is forecasted to grow 6.5% annually, far outpacing the growth of the broader municipal water & wastewater sector over the next decade. During this same period, annual capital expenditures for digital water solutions will rise from US$5.4 billion (S$7.4 billion) in 2019 to US$10.8 billion (S$14.7 billion) …