Australian and US researchers have discovered a way to utilise metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to make sea water suitable for drinking.
The OSEC L electrolyser is a water disinfection system that creates sodium hypochlorite on-site and on demand. Compact, easy to install and easy to use, the product offers push-button operation, plug-and-play installation and a footprint roughly 50% smaller than other on-site generators, according to the company.
The latest developments in the field of drinking water preparation and distribution will be on show at the upcoming trade fair IFAT in Munich.
Bestech Australia introduces Keller DCX-22 AA data logging probes to monitor groundwater levels and tank filling levels, which can be used under a wide range of conditions.
The software uses hourly water use data supplied by smart water meters to identify irrigation habits, allowing water utilities to tailor engagement with individual customers.
The world has very little fresh water and it is running out. At tens of billions of tonnes yearly, the fresh water of the ice caps is falling into the salty sea, which is already 97% of the world's water.
SA Water plans to reduce its demand on the grid and increase its renewable energy generation and storage capacity, in an ambitious plan to achieve zero net electricity costs within the next three years.
Rheem Australia has unveiled its newly upgraded manufacturing facility in Rydalmere, Sydney. The $40 million upgrade was opened by Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg.
A future smart cities project in Western Australia that involves academic, infrastructure and technology partners will assess how cities can use blockchain technology and data analytics to integrate distributed energy and water systems.
Sydney Water and the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust have installed 12 new permanent water stations at the SCG, enabling cricket fans to obtain free water in an effort to encourage better health and a better environment.
De Nora Water Technologies is partnering with JFE Engineering to upgrade the biggest water purification plant in the Philippines, which supplies water to approximately six million people in Metropolitan Manila.
The Hydroflux Group of water treatment companies has announced the launch of Hydroflux Epco — a brand combining wastewater innovator Hydroflux HUBER with EPCO Australia, one of Australia's longest standing water companies.