New dossier: Flood Risk Management for Industries and Flood Solutions

Climate change, model, flood risk, management, flood barriers, lessons learned, storage, big data,

Many companies are asking themselves whether they have entered a “new normal,” and which steps they should take – and when – to build resilience to these increased risks.

The recent increase in costly extreme weather events has provided a clear signal to many companies of the near-term risks associated with climate change.

Water Risk Management is getting top priority for industries, businesses, hospitals and (local) governments. 

Especially for business managers, we have made an overview of:

  1. Water Risk Management in 4 steps – what strategy and measurements can be taken
  2. Trends and Finding Reports
  3. Overview latest flood protecting solutions
  4. Water storage systems to protect you from stormwater
  5. Promising systems
  6. Lessons from Hurricane Sandy and more

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Compost as a potent drought-fighting tool

circular economy, recysling, green economy, reuse, remanufacture

The green economy as an integrating framework for policies on material use

Compost is a perfect organic source which helps conserve water, according to the University of California.

For example: if governments add compost to sandy soil, the soil will hold more water, making urban water management easier at a sustainable way. Read More

How does California become drought resilient?

How does California become drought resilient?

During the rainy season Nov 2014 – March 2015, only a few drops fell

The long-term solution to more acute drought is to change the way California is managing surface water when it’s wet.

Take some of that surface water, when they have got a lot of rain or a lot of snow, and use it to recharge groundwater so it’s there for us in times of drought.

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5 Easy Steps to Reduce Water in Industries

 

reduce industrial water, footprint, climate, CO2, recollect, recycle, reuse

Industries: decrease your water footprint

Out of 3% water water is consumed for industrial purpose. The increasing world population will also increase industrial water consumption.

Experts think of 15-20% by 2030. But we are running short of water, world wide. So what can industries do to reduce their water consumption? Read More