Water Archive

3 Oct 2014

Vinci-Costain JV to build Shieldhall waste water tunnel in Glasgow

A joint venture of Vinci Construction Grand Projects and Costain has secured a £86m contract from Scottish Water to construct the Shieldhall waste water tunnel in Glasgow. CTBR – News
30 Sep 2014

ADB approves $150m loan facility to help Karnataka design water management plan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $ 150m loan facility to help the Indian state of Karnataka design a water management plan. CTBR – News
12 Sep 2014

United Water wins contract to manage Nassau County’s wastewater plants

Suez Environnement subsidiary United Water has signed a 20-year contract to operate and manage Nassau County’s wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers for about $ 1.2bn. CTBR – News
10 Sep 2014

Forward Osmosis – Solving Tomorrow’s Water Challenges Using Nature’s Remedy

Nature has an ingenious way of extracting water, but does it have the potential to solve many of today’s global water challenges? Before going into more details on how nature’s way of extracting water can help cut energy
19 Aug 2014

Solar News: Recycling Solar Water Wheel, Vivint Solar Rundown …

Time for some more solar news. Enjoy! The solar-powered water wheel pictured above can collect 50,000 pounds of trash per day. (Solar Love) If you want a rundown of the politics of solar energy, this article by Carter
18 Aug 2014

Water Lens Uses Sunlight to Purify Drinking Water

A 6-foot-tall, self-sustaining magnifying glass uses sunlight to heat and disinfect polluted water. The Daily Fusion
12 Aug 2014

EBRD extends new €10m loan to Romanian water utility

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a new €10m loan to Romanian water utility SC Raja SA Constanta. CTBR – News
5 Aug 2014

MIT Turns Solar Steam Into Cheaper Energy, Clean Water

MIT scientists and engineers have a new twist on phase-changing renewable technology. It combines the most efficient generation of solar steam to date by our favorite energy machine, the sun, and a new graphite-based collection system. This method
4 Aug 2014

Replenishing California’s Investments in Water Technology

Here in Cleantech Group’s San Francisco office, we are acutely aware of California’s climate problem—that is, the worst drought on record in the state’s history. What’s alarming is that, despite the two drought emergency issuances by Gov.
30 Jul 2014

Research Predicts Global Water Shortage by 2040

According to a new research, there might not be enough water to keep the current energy and power solutions going by 2040. The Daily Fusion