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WaterWorld

02/01/2015
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  • Regulars

    • Editor's Note

      • Changing Perceptions

        A video showing Bill Gates drinking cleaned up wastewater from a new off-grid technology recently went viral. The global water industry is full of innovation; it's just a case of finding out where ...

    • News

      • World News

        California Water Service Company has signed an exclusive agreement to partner with the city of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Valley Water District and Apple.

      • Analysis

        The fall in oil price may be forcing Royal Dutch Shell to slash investment by $15bn over the next year three years, but it shouldn't impact operation costs or a drive a new uptake in thermal desalination plants ...

    • Product Focus

      Environmental solutions handler Corgin was recently called to a small wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in the Lake District.

  • Upfront

    • Forward Osmosis: Rethinking a Maverick Technology

      US company Oasys Water is targeting tough to treat industrial waters, including those from hydraulic fracturing, with its forward osmosis technology.

    • H2O Risk: Business [not] as Usual

      Water risks are now a major concern for multinationals. Nestlé realised this nearly 10 years ago and made changes. How are other companies pre-empting what could be industry's biggest challenge?

    • The Big Question: Ultraviolet Treatment (UV)

      In WWi's ongoing technology series we ask a question to manufacturers of key water/wastewater procesing technology. Next up is ultraviolet (UV) treatment technology.

  • Regional Spotlight MENA

  • Technology Case Studies

  • International Show Preview

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