March 25, 2021
Over 1000 people from 84 countries registered for the recent webinar on thermal and chemical energy recovery from wastewater. More than 50% of attendees were young water professionals. Over 100 questions were raised and discussed ...
February 15, 2021
One third of the global population has no access to toilets or latrines, while six in 10 do not have access to safely managed sanitation facilities. Furthermore, 80% of wastewater from human activities is discharged into rivers an...
September 18, 2020
Day by day, the energy accounts of many Danish wastewater treatment plants are looking better and better. Consequently, many wastewater companies look into a future, with potential energy self-sufficiency.   Wastewater is increa...
November 14, 2019
Technology for the recovery of energy from wastes – Achieving Self-sustenance in Sewage Treatment Plant   The successful operation of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) not only lies in achieving the desired standards but a...
September 11, 2019
On the initiative Berlin’s water utility Berliner Wasserbetriebe and the Berlin Center of Competence for Water (KWB), the City of Berlin has now endorsed the IWA principles on Water-wise Cities. At the opening ceremony of the In...
August 7, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like data analytics, cloud computing, augmented intelligence and blockchain give us new capabilities to analyse, automate, correct in real time, predict and minimise risks. They have the p...
July 9, 2018
The Portuguese city of Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020, while the title of European Green Leaf 2019 goes jointly to the cities of Cornellà de Llobregat and Horst aan de Maas. These prestigious titles were...
July 9, 2018
Recent estimates place global annual non-revenue water (NRW), i.e. water produced but not billed because of commercial or physical losses, at 126 billion cubic meters. This translates to nearly $40 billion in annual losses on was...
June 7, 2018
Throughout history, securing a reliable and safe water supply, and dealing with wastewater, have been two of the driving forces behind the development of human populations. Entire civilizations have grown and vanished in response ...
May 30, 2018
The UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 on Clean Water and Sanitation lies next to Goal 7 on Affordable and Clean Energy. This is probably not an accident as these two goals are so intertwined we often hear them referred to as the w...