Should Drinking Water Be Free?

On December 8, 2015, in News, by Erik

The United Nations is stepping in to analyze a current stirring in Detroit. As many as 80,000 citizens are on the brink of having their water shut off due to incredibly overdue utility bills. While Detroit lies in one of the richest countries in the world, the poverty rate reigns high and citizens are getting […]

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Confusion Over Water Bills in UK

On November 18, 2014, in Commentary, Government, by Erik

To meter or not to meter? In the UK, confusion over the best course of action to save money on water.

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First Ever Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Awarded to Argentina

On November 11, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, Government, by Erik

RWL Water will provide drinking water for the entire city of Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz in Argentina, with the very first SWRO desalination plant. With a $10 million price tag, this plant will provide approximately 18,000 inhabitants access to clean drinking water. For more details on this story, please click here:: Argentina to receive first-of-its-kind […]

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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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Why Current SuDS Proposals Will Go Down the Drain

On October 31, 2014, in Commentary, Government, by Erik

Sustainable Drainage Systems are fine for preventing rainwater floods. However, what happens to the water? The lack of water treatment plans will cost us in the long term.

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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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U.S. Loans Money to Rural Areas to Revamp Water Systems

On October 30, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

The United States Department of Agriculture announced that it will provide $352 million in various loans and grants to rural areas of the country to ensure access to clean water and waste water treatment. Some who have benefited include Buckland, AK which is looking for a safe solid waste site and Edgerton, WI which is […]

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