According to Aliev, the company is ready not only to construct a desalination facility, but also to operate it and to ensure its financing. "With this approach, our aim is to become leaders in the global nuclear market," he concluded.
Launching the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) represents yet another concerted attempt to meet the world’s 60-percent higher food requirement over the next 35 years, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
Kandeh Yumkella, the UN Secretary-General’s special representative on Sustainable Energy For All, explained that much of the increasing demand for water will come from developing nations whose populations are earning and consuming more, and moving to cities.
Sulzer agreed to acquire Advanced Separation Company (ASCOM) B.V. and ProLabNL B.V., both located in Arnhem, The Netherlands. These acquisitions expand the offering of the division Sulzer Chemtech for gas-liquid and liquid-liquid separation technologies and position it as a major player in the market.
Retail pharmacies, hospitals with pharmacies, and drug manufacturers will now be allowed to collect and destroy the more than 160 chemical compounds defined by the federal government as “controlled substances.”
The acquisition includes the U.S. operating company WaterGroup Inc., as well as Canadian entities WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd.. The transaction meets several key strategic objectives for both Culligan and Novo Water Group.
Lake Victoria is the second-largest freshwater lake in the world, and it is at Agnes Nansubuga's front door in the village of Walumbe. So naturally, that's where she used to fetch her drinking water. Unfortunately, it is also a place that many of her fellow villagers also use as a bathroom.
The novel membrane with pores as small as 0.57-0.68 microns was developed by mixing two polymers — polyethylene (PE) and polyethylene oxide (PEO) — at 180 degree C. Unlike PE, PEO is water-soluble and the two polymers are immiscible.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) defines improved sanitation and drinking water as a “separation between human feces with human contact,” and a “drinking water source protected from outside contamination, in particular from contamination with fecal matter.”