The Big Business of Bottled Water

On March 4, 2015, in Commentary, by Erik

20 years ago, bottled water seemed to be an excessive item. Now, due to water scarcity and a new global focus on health, the bottled water industry makes billions!

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Culligan To Help Rwanda Obtain Clean Water

On March 2, 2015, in News, by Erik

The Water Sanitation Corporation in Rwanda, Africa has awarded Culligan International the job to design and install a water treatment plant by the Nyabarongo River to provide drinking water to the capital city of Kigali. The plant is expected to be completed by July 2015 and will expand production to help the city meet the […]

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Desalination Firm Up for Sale?

On November 18, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Desalination of salt water could be a savior for regions around the world that lack fresh water, but going has been slow when it comes to implementing it. The latest news is that Israeli desalination company IDE technologies is being put up for sale by its owners. The company recently had to make redundancies at […]

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Southern England Lands Aquifer Project

On November 14, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Utility Southern Water will undertake an aquifer storage and recovery project in the southern England town of Worthing with the goal of helping to store drinking water for future use. This plan involves siphoning river water during the winter months, treating it, then storing it until it is needed. Other utilities throughout England, including Thames […]

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World’s Largest Companies Threatened By Water Issues

On November 11, 2014, in Commentary, Water Business, by Erik

The CDP reports that water risk can affect big business growth. Some of the world’s largest companies can ensure business growth along with environmental improvement if certain tweaks and tasks are committed to their water policies.

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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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Big Brains and Big Business Can Solve Water Crisis

On November 6, 2014, in Commentary, Drinking Water, by Erik

Companies in the water industry are now putting their money into universities to research and develop new inventions, ideas, and strategies for them. This team-up will not only fund universities and create future profits for water companies, but has potential to improve water treatment worldwide.

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Nestle Concerned Over Lack of Western Europe Water Sales

On October 31, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

Food and drink giant Nestle recently reported a steadily flat trend of bottled water sales in Western Europe over the past nine months. The reason behind the lack of sales can be contributed to Nestle being a higher price than other water sources in the area, a recovering economy, a trust in local brands, and […]