Wastewater becomes resourcewater
Feb15

Wastewater becomes resourcewater

A paradigm shift is required to stop viewing wastewater as a problem Click & Tweet! and instead see it as a resource that provides water, for both humans and nature, as well as energy and fertilizer. One city that is leading the way in turning waste into a resource is Hamburg Click & Tweet! with the city’s utility, HAMBURG WASSER, setting the goal of closing the material and energy cycle with energy-saving technology. 20th-century...

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Chemistry to the rescue in treating wastewater
Aug24

Chemistry to the rescue in treating wastewater

The Royal Society of Chemistry has published its Future of the Chemical Sciences report to understand how chemistry may evolve over the next 10-20 years in light of global challenges the world faces, including deteriorating water quality from urbanization and economic activities. The report hypothesizes that if the chemistry industry focused on solving mega-challenges chemistry would become an everyday topic of conversation for...

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Hamburg’s wastewater solution of the future
Apr16

Hamburg’s wastewater solution of the future

According to UNESCO, poor wastewater management, or lack of it, means that only 20% of global wastewater receives proper treatment. With wastewater directly impacting biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems, disrupting their integrity and services humans rely on for health and economic development, UN-Water has called for wastewater to be considered as part of an integrated, full-lifecycle, ecosystem-based management system that operates...

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