Trunz Water Systems’ Area Sales Manager Lars Willi spoke at the LEADERS OF TOMORROW conference in Abu Dhabi about an innovative approach to fight poverty and improve access to clean drinking water for people in rather poor regions, namely by implementing locally operated Water Shops. This concept is a triple bottom line approach: Social, Ecological and Economical!
- Trunz Water Systems AG
- 8th November 2010: LEADERS OF TOMORROW conference in Abu Dhabi
AWWA and water community urge collaboration between farmers, utilities to protect source water
As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and the water community across North America are urging collaboration between water utilities and farmers to protect drinking water. Nutrients from agricultural operations can wash into streams, rivers and lakes and ultimately impact drinking water supplies for communities downstream. However, farmers, water utilities and other community partners can work together to combat the problem. AWWA recently produced a whiteboard animation video to...
Flottweg Donates Again to Clean Drinking Water
Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc. will be supporting the Design Outreach organization`s Give Water Gala once again this year. The event, a donation campaign that will be used to support the LifePump project, will be held on the evening of September 20 in Columbus, Ohio. LifePump installs manually operated water pumps in developing countries to provide the population there with clean drinking water. Human lives are absolutely dependent on access to clean drinking water. Design Outreach has therefore taken on...
New Zealand Facing Water Pollution Crisis
New Zealand has cultivated an image as a country of pristine lakes, rivers, and fjords, but the image has suffered in recent years as the country’s dairy industry has experienced explosive growth. Dairy has long been a part of New Zealand’s heritage, according to the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand. The country has in short order become one of the world’s top suppliers of dairy products, with exports of $9 billion to Asia, the Mideast, and the United States. Global success, however,...
Environmental Analyzers: Making Clear the Importance of Clean Water and Digging Into the Necessity of Uncontaminated Soil
Water and soil quality are critical to the health of our communities and the environment. The presence of certain contaminants in our water can lead to serious health consequences including gastrointestinal illness, reproductive issues, and neurological disorders. Infants, young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and immunocompromised persons may be especially vulnerable to becoming ill after consuming contaminated water. For instance, elevated levels of lead can cause serious ailments, most saliently for...
How NoMonia Works to Treat or Remove Your Ammonia
Most water utilities should have effective treatment methods for the filtration of arsenic, iron and manganese from drinking water sources. However, as ammonia becomes increasingly concentrated in groundwater throughout the U.S., many utilities around the country are searching for ways to successfully treat the contaminant, while also meeting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards for arsenic, iron, manganese and other contaminants naturally present in groundwater. There are several approaches to...