With views from water experts around the globe and insightful reactions from members of the InterAction Council, this volume speaks to the urgent needs and challenges ahead for addressing the global water crisis and contributes informed perspectives to the emerging global dialogue on achieving water security.
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Ancient Mayan Drought Provides a Cautionary Tale
Research suggests that the civilization’s collapse was associated with extended dry spell Cambridge University and University of Florida researchers believe they have finally isolated the cause of Mayan civilization’s mysterious collapse in the ninth century, when dynasties fell and the Maya abandoned their magnificent limestone cities. The Maya continued to inhabit the jungles of the Yucatan peninsula in small communities, but never again achieved the robust economy and the heights of art and...
Forests Serve as Freshwater Infrastructure
Restoring watershed headwaters is examined as a water storage strategy A global realization is dawning about the pressing need for more freshwater storage infrastructure to support growing populations in our time of climate change. Faced with the astronomical costs of constructing such infrastructure, however, water management is beginning to look at existing natural features that can serve the same purpose. Depleted aquifers beneath our feet can be recharged with recycled water without the expense and environmen...
The Future of Fresh Water
Around the world, sustained effort will be necessary to ensure adequate supplies Fresh water is becoming more and more scarce across the globe, and in the absence of adequate countermeasures, the trend is expected to continue in the future. With demand growing and sources dwindling, water scarcity already touches approximately 2.8 billion people from every continent for at least one month a year, and more than 1.2 billion people have no access to clean drinking water. Shrinking supply and growing demand for...
The Unique Story of Primozone Ozone Reactor
When our customers receive a newly build Primozone ozone generator, what they see is an elegant and robust unit that is designed to flawlessly produce the highest concentration ozone and known as the best ozone generator on the market. What we would like to do is to reveal what happens behind the scenes of the making of the inimitable Primozone ozone reactor and outline essential manufacturing steps that are performed at our manufacturing facility in Sweden. The core of the Primozone ozone generator is our...
Complete ozone solution with Low life cycle cost at Acomb landing WTW
When Yorkshire Water built the new state-of-the-art water treatment plant, Acomb Landing, Primozone was chosen as the preferred ozone supplier by both Yorkshire Water and the principal contractor AECOM. Innovative solutions important A key driver for the Acomb Landing project was to find new technology and innovative solutions that would help reduce total cost of ownership. Primozone designed a complete ozone water treatment solution that reduced both cost and secured redundancy. This thanks to the unique...