Jan 03, 2019
The 10th annual BlueTech Forum will take place in London on 5-6 June 2019. The theme for 2019 is Driving Value in a Resource Revolution and will explore technologies, applications and business models that can lead to greater water efficiency, reduced carbon-based energy consumption and provide valuable materials for industry, agriculture and communities.
BlueTech Forum is the premier event in water innovation and is hosted by BlueTech Research, a specialised market intelligence company that tracks water sector technologies and market trends globally. The venue is in the stunning landscape of Kew Gardens in London, which boasts the largest and most diverse botanical collection in the world.
This high-level event brings together large corporate water users, utilities & municipalities, industrial end users, small water technology companies, investors, academics and research institutes. BlueTech Forum has a strong track record of attracting sustainability champions from global corporate leaders including GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble, Nestle, L'Oreal, Unilever, Walmart, Microsoft and Google. Utilities already confirmed for 2019 are Severn Trent Water, Southern Water, Metro Vancouver, Irish Water and Welsh Water.
BlueTech Forum 2019 offers a rich interactive event where companies and utilities from across the world share the water challenges facing their businesses, the communities they serve along with the solutions required. Delegates will also hear from developers of value-led solutions and technologies carefully selected by BlueTech Research’s expert analysts.
Jan 24, 2019
Guest editorial by Ron Thompson, President, National Water Resources Association (NWRA), General Manager, Washington County Water Conservancy District: Americans expect clean, safe and affordable water.
Jan 23, 2019
Reclamation has released a study that shows how the ten partnership tribes currently use their water, projects how future water development could occur and describes the potential effects of future tribal water development on the Colorado River.
Jan 22, 2019
The BMBF project "IWRM Zayandeh Rud" was successfully completed and celebrated with the opening of a German-Iranian training center.
Jan 21, 2019
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced plans to partner with Imagine H2O, a non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs build and scale solutions to solve the world’s water challenges.
Jan 18, 2019
New Jersey American Water was recognized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as one of this year’s recipients of the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. Recipients were recognized earlier at a luncheon held at the New Jersey ...
Jan 17, 2019
Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) introduced parameters for the use of indoor recycled water. Developed for the benefit of water utilities to ensure that plumbing products function as intended by manufacturers, the water quality limits provide recommended ranges on 13 different ...
Jan 16, 2019
WinCan, a market leader in sewer asset management software and inspection data storage, released a reference guide for PACP 7 structural defect codes. This poster groups structural sewer defects by category, illustrates how they look within pipelines, and lists the ...
Jan 15, 2019
Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay® Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce ...
Jan 14, 2019
Pipeline Renewal Technologies (PRT) released a white paper discussing the components and complexities of cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) liners. CIPP involves curing liners directly inside the pipe. This method repairs damaged pipes with a liner that, essentially, becomes a new, jointless pipe ...
Jan 11, 2019
Over 100 delegates attended British Water’s inaugural Women in Water event held in London on 27 November 2018. The event sold out weeks in advance and attendees heard career advice from water industry leaders and took advantage of the opportunity ...
Jan 10, 2019
As part of the EU project "Integrated aquaculture based on sustainable water recirculating system for the Victoria Lake Basin (VicInAqua)", a pilot plant for (waste) water treatment for sustainable fish farming was officially opened on 23 November 2018 in Kisumu, ...
Jan 09, 2019
Since 2015, the international competition "the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards" seeks and rewards the most ground-breaking innovation and outstanding projects in tunnelling and underground space utilization. Last year the event took place in China, Nanjing. After editions in ...