Net Impact Conference Gathers Corporations, Non-Profits, & Others to Combat Global Water Woes

On November 24, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

The Net Impact Conference in Minnesota discussed how global corporations have implemented programs to improve the lives of those who don’t have access to clean water while in-turn improving their businesses. Coca-Cola, for example, is setting up water purification kiosks in some of the poorest areas of South Africa, Kenya, and Vietnam. For more on […]


900 International Pros Attend Water Smart Innovations Convention

On November 20, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

Last month, the WSI had its annual convention in Las Vegas to collaborate and discuss plans to achieve greater water efficiency and conservation. The U.S., U.K., Brazil, Australia, Japan, France, Mexico, and many other countries were represented. For more details on the conference, click here:: WSI 2014 draws 900 professionals from around the world to […]

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Record Water Quality in England

On November 19, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

According to 2014 test results, 99.5% of England’s coastal bathing waters and 100% of inland waters passed mandatory standards this year. Bathing water quality is affected by sewage overflows, livestock manure, and wildlife, but low rainfall and sunny weather along with improvements by water companies have helped achieve positive water quality results. Stricter measures in […]

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‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Star Requests Canadian Help to Provide Global Drinking Water

On November 12, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

Jason Priestly, best known for his role as Brandon Walsh in the ‘90’s American show ‘Beverly Hills, 90210,’ has partnered up with Procter & Gamble and Walmart Canada to combat the worldwide clean drinking water crisis this month. Throughout November, P&G and Walmart Canada’s Clean Water program will donate one day’s worth of drinking water […]

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Six Water Networks Unite

On November 10, 2014, in Commentary, Latest, by Erik

Six major networks have joined together to address the water needs of the cities they serve. Together they hope to help the cities reach the Instanbul Water Consensus standard, assist in creating water policy, and overall help all their citizens have access to clean drinking water.

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Water-Stressed Areas Account for 40% of Future Shale Gas Production

On November 7, 2014, in Commentary, Latest, by Erik

A study has shown that 40% of continents that have shale resources run a high risk of freshwater issues in the future. Further study, interaction with local citizens, and making sure plenty of fresh water is available can help curb that figure.

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Dirty Water Leads to Infant Death in Tanzania

On November 6, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

The Miali Health Centre in Tanzania lacks clean water resources that could prevent the deaths of several infants. The clinic itself has no water available for delivery rooms and requests expected mothers to supply their own water for the birth. Much of the water that is available has to be dug up in nearby dirty […]

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Brita Attacks Soda with City of Sugar Advertisement

On November 5, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

In their latest U.S. television commercial, Brita water filters struck a palpable blow against soft drinks. The ad features a city built out of 221,314 sugar cubes. The cubes represent the amount of sugar a person would intake in a lifetime if he or she drank a single can of soda per day. Time will […]

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Beijing Enterprises to Assist in Singapore’s Utilities

On November 5, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

Beijing Enterprises Water Group (BEWG) was announced as the winning bidder to develop Singapore’s wastewater reuse plant. The $141 million contract will be fulfilled while working alongside the United Engineers subsidy, UE NEWater in creating the design and construction. For a full article on this story, click here:: BEWG wins the seal of approval in […]

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South Korea Hires Calgon Carbon to Treat Drinking Water

On October 30, 2014, in Latest, Water Filtration, by Erik

Calgon Carbon, a U.S. company, won a contract to provide 7.2 million pounds of carbon to a water treatment plant in Seoul, South Korea. Using the carbon to filter their water, the Dduk-Do municipal drinking water plant hopes to provide 198 million gallons of potable water to Seoul’s citizens per day. For a full article […]

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