Stockholm’s world-class waste solutions
May10

Stockholm’s world-class waste solutions

In the recently published Urban Water Atlas for Europe, [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Stockholm is rated as one of the leading cities in Europe in terms of wastewater treatment[/clickandtweet] and solid-waste treatment. Stockholm is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe with its population expected to increase by 11% by 2020 to...

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Wastewater becomes resourcewater
Feb15

Wastewater becomes resourcewater

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]A paradigm shift is required to stop viewing wastewater as a problem[/clickandtweet] and instead see it as a resource that provides water, for both humans and nature, as well as energy and fertilizer. [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=””...

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The circular economy and the water world
Jan31

The circular economy and the water world

With the rise of the circular economy, where products and waste materials are reused, repaired, refurbished and recycled, [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]water utilities need to understand the flow of resources – water and non-water – in and out of cities[/clickandtweet]. One water utility leading the way in implementing the circular...

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Melbourne Water’s low-carbon future
Oct18

Melbourne Water’s low-carbon future

With the threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement having been achieved this month – after India and the EU ratified the agreement – the attention now turns to implementing the Agreement to limit rising global temperatures to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The water sector’s role in mitigating climate change [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=””...

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Aloha to biogas in Hawaii
Sep14

Aloha to biogas in Hawaii

In the United States it is estimated that heat and embedded energy extracted by clean water agencies contain enough energy to meet up to 12% of U.S. electricity demand. In addition to providing revenue from surplus energy, the extraction/conversion of energy at wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) contributes to overall energy independence, smaller community carbon footprints and saves ratepayers money. Aloha to biogas in Hawaii In...

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