Solar Mobile Generator

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One hour setup time

This Mobile Generator for Solar Distributors Designed has been designed as a solar mobile generator system for places without power.

The system includes solar panels, a MPPT solar charge controller, an inverter, mobile air conditioned structure, and a system monitoring unit that can be accessed through your mobile phone. Read More

Suriname can earn billions on clean water

Suriname fresh water opportunities 350

The south of Suriname has a lot of fresh water. This region, with a few traditional living communities, is an area of natural beauty.

Suriname in South America, is almost bankrupt. President Bouterse has to cut on salaries and other government spendings.

What could help the Suriname economy? Water. Suriname can earn billions on clean water.  Read More

Drinking water full of drugs

Drinking water full of drugs

Until the time, all countries are able to filter their ‘clean’ drinking water from drugs: Let’s avoid flushing drugs.

Our sewers are pharmacological pools, filled with drugs. Think of traces of painkillers, birth control pills, beta blockers, antidepressants and more.

The sewers are filled with drugs through our urine and because people are flushing the old drugs in the toilet. It can not be filtered out completely. 

Moreover, an aging population means rising drug usage, which is not without consequences for humans and the environment. So what are we gonna do about it? Read More

Flexible Flood Barrier

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This multi functional flood barrier offers the ability to change the height of the flood barrier.

This is a great low cost, green and rapid solution for a new river barrier. 

The UK suffered from floods in 2014. Neptune has an answer to it.

This barrier does not have to be knocked down and rebuilt. Its height can easily be increased on site responding to any unexpected increase in sea levels whenever they might occur. Read More

Nanofiltration cleans drinking water

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NX Filtration to lead development of nanofiltration to make drinking water free of drug residues

Nanofiltration will filter the smalles particles from our drinking water. Isn’t that great news. Finally, our drinking water will be clean.

The University Twente developed a new weapon in the fight against medicines, hormones and pesticides in our drinking water.

The membranes which will filter the water from the smallest particles, are built with nanofiltration, base on new, synthetic polymers.

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Yemen: Two thirds of people no access to fresh water

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A girl is drinking unsafe water

Clean drinking water is a growing problem in the war-torn Yemen.

Due to the ongoing bombardments and fighting, again millions of people have been cut from the basic needs of fresh water.

Oxfam warns: “They are forced to drink unsafe water, causing the outbreak of various diseases.”

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Matt Damon: Ambassador For Water

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Matt Damon has been speaking with world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos (early 2015)

Matt Damon  has chosen to tackle the ultimate global threat: clean drinking water. Global water sanitation is a huge problem but there are a lot of proven solutions for it.

On his travels in developing countries, he realized that practical solutions already existed. But they need more attention. That’s why he started Water.org in 2009.

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The largest desalination plants in the world

Clean water, drinking water, desalination, climate change, energy

Worlds largest desalination plant Ras Alkhair, Saoudi Arabia

This largest clean water plant in Ras Alkhair in Saudi Arabia, is based on reverse osmosis desalination.

The installation has started since 2014 and is supplying 1 million cubic meters of drinking water every day. It uses 2400 MW of power for the desalination processes.

The installation has been built hybrid with 8 evaporators and17 reverse osmosis units. Read More

Shell collaborates to produce water in Quatar desert

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A Saltwater Greenhouse Grows Vegetables In Places Vegetables Won’t Grow

Water is essential in Qatar’s desert. That’s why Shell set an agreement to get the desert green.

Shell’s Pearl GTL plant produces more water than gas-to-liquids products.

The plant is the world largest for the recovering, treating and reusing of industrial water.  Read More

Dutch experts provide drainage refugee camp in South Sudan

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Residents of flooded protection site for people displaced by violence cross waist-high water as

More than fifty thousand people in a swampy area of ​​seventy acres that is totally flooding during the rainy season total.

That is the residence of refugees in the civil war-torn South Sudan Bentiu town.

A team of hydraulic engineers, has been working to improve the drainage of this refugee camp. Read More

Desalination Solutions in the Caribbean

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Haiti gets clean drinking water

In addition, changes in weather patterns in the Caribbean due to climate change are exacerbating existing water challenges. 

Desalination is not new to the Caribbean, but extracting clean water from seawater is becoming an increasingly integral part of the region’s search for water security.

Since 2007, 68 new desalination plants have been built across the Caribbean, which now boasts an installed capacity of 782,000 cubic metres of purified water per day, according to the Caribbean Desalination Association.

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Water Risk Management should be Key Priority for companies

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Hospital Generators Failed in Hurricane Sandy

Companies and public organisations like hospitals, still don’t focus on corporate water risks as largely external to the company. 

However, with demand set to increase even further by 55% in 2050 (OECD Outlook 2050) and deteriorating water quality (OECD, Anthony Cox), companies are facing the need to expand their perspectives. Read More

EU smart water management market will double in 2018

Water leakage detection, monitoring, sustainable infra, climate change

City water leaks wasting millions of tax dollars

The Europe smart water management market is expected to grow from $1.73 billion in 2013 to $3.46 billion in 2018 at CAGR of 14.9% for the period 2013 to 2018.

The market is primarily driven by advancement in technology in the region and smart meter compliances.

 

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Creating Water in the Peru Desert

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Fog Catchers Bring Water to the desert in Peru

Capturing water from the fog and producing food on the driest place on earth: the Atacama Desert, Peru. 

This water has two purposes: clean drinking water and to grow food. Watch this inspiring video from young inventors. 

 

 

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Salt water from the oceans can solve freshwater crisis

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There might be a solutions for the future. A desalination plant which is cost efficient and delivers health, cheap drinking water

It’s been a cruel irony for people in Delta Cities. An ocean full of water and not a drop to drink. 

 

There might be a solutions for the future. A desalination plant which is cost efficient and delivers health, cheap drinking water.  Read More

Tokyo nr. 1, water stressed cities of the world

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Nr. 1 water stressed metropool Tokyo. Picture of the Skyline of Tokyo, with Mount Fuji in the backyard

Want to know which cities suffer from water stress? The Nature Conservancy has published a list of the top 20 of cities with water stress.

Over 500 cities around the world were investigated. In (big) cities like Tokyo, Shanghai and LA, a large number of people in a relatively small area puts a lot of pressure on water supplies, especially during times of drought.  Read More

The Guarani Aquifer important source of fresh water for Brazil

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The Guarani Aquifer, located beneath the surface of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, is one of the world’s largest aquifer systems of the world

The Guarani Aquifer, located beneath the surface of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, is one of the world’s largest aquifer systems. Of course this enormous reservoir is an important source of fresh water for the regio. The countries over the aquifer are also the original four ‘Mercosur countries’. Since 2010 they work together in managing the Guarani Aquifer System. 

The Guarani Aquifer is named after the Guarani people, it covers 460,000 square miles.

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Excellent Development – ‘Sand Dams’ in Kenya

Excellent works with community self-help groups in semi-arid Africa to improve their environment sustainably. Effective soil and water conservation enable improved water supply, food security, health and incomes. Find out more about Sand Dams here:

Deforestation Of Amazon Rainforest Increased By 28% in 2012

Deforestation, climate change

South America is running out of water and one of the main issues is deforestation of the Amazon: the hart and lungs of the world

The devastation to the Amazon jungle increased by almost one-third in 2012, according to studies made by the Brazilian government. This development represents a dramatic reversal of what was formerly seen as solid progress made over the prior decade in the fight against deforestation of the largest tropical rainforest in the world: The hart and lungs of the world.

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Brazil gets dehydrated because we are losing the Amazon Rainforest

Climate change, Antonio Nobre, Amazon

Deforesting is a big issue for the world. Our ecological footprint causes lack of drinking water, climate desasters like hurricanes and an increasing desert area in South America

The Amazon River is like a heart, pumping water from the seas through it, and up into the atmosphere through 600 billion trees, which act like lungs. Clouds form, rain falls and the forest thrives. Antonio Donato Nobre explains the magic of the Amazon. it’s ‘The Garden of Eden’, and we are destroying it. Read More

Ecological footprint: Since 1970 we lost 50% of our wild animals

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SInce 1970 we lost 50% of our wildlife in the world

Since 1970, the number of wild animals halved worldwide according to the Living Planet Report 2014 by the World Wildlife Fund. Especially freshwater animals are in big trouble. The main causes of the decline are habitat destruction, hunting, poaching and overfishing. Especially in Latin America and South East Asia, the biodiversity is bad.

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Sea-level rising: Miami glimps at future extremes

Florida has severe problems facing climate change issues

Florida has severe problems facing high tides issues

Southeast Florida has already begun experiencing the effects of the sea-level rising reality. With, or sometimes even without, severe downpours, sea-level rise — combined with ‘king tides’ — is already causing localized flooding in some areas of Miami-Dade, from Miami-Beach to Sweetwater.

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