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.”
When the Dhorola River – a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra – flooded Jatrapur union in the north-eastern district of Kurigram, Red Crescent volunteers had no choice but to start search-and-rescue and relief operation using log boats made from banana trees strung together.
In the midst of the region’s worst drought in history, the water-technology company is rolling out a series of products that create air water, a new source of water to the business and office communities throughout Southern California in Orange County, Los Angeles,
Cheng Luo, professor in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, and Xin Heng, PhD candidate in the same College of Engineering department, published “Bioinspired Plate-Based Fog Collectors” in the Aug. 25 edition of ACS’ (American Chemical Society) Applied Materials & Interfaces journal.