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    China BlueTech Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

    China BlueTech Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

    April 17th, 2018. The 3rd Annual China BlueTech™ Awards is proud to announce this year’s Finalists, who will travel to Aquatech China on May 31st to present their technology and get a chance to win one of the two prestigious awards for most Innovative Technology and Market Readiness. The 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Finalists are...

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    Decentralised Water Re-Use as an Enabler for the Circular Economy

    Decentralised Water Re-Use as an Enabler for the Circular Economy

    April’s podcast looks at the topic of decentralized water.   The industry is generally accepting of the fact that decentralized, modular treatment is a solution to meet the ever-growing physical and financial infrastructure gap.  The drivers are clear but when does going ‘off-grid’ make sense? What technologies will support decentralized water re-use and what service models...

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    Observations from Oceanology London

    Observations from Oceanology London

    When Willie Sutton was asked, why do you rob banks, he famously quipped, “because that’s where the money is”. Recently as someone in the water sector, my gaze turned to the oceans and if asked why, I might just as well give the same answer as Willie Sutton gave;  it’s where the water is.  It...

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    Raw Water – Today’s Fringe, Tomorrow’s Mainstream?

    Raw Water – Today’s Fringe, Tomorrow’s Mainstream?

    Earlier this month, Stephen Colbert on the Late Show joked about the recent ‘raw water’ phenomenon. For those of you not yet familiar, this is a new fad in which the public is invited to pay for water that is ‘unfiltered, untreated and unsterilized.’ In March’s podcast, Divya Inna speaks to BlueTech CEO Paul O’Callaghan...

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    Opportunities exist to create water abundance

    Opportunities exist to create water abundance

    Water innovator and author Will Sarni is well known as an expert on corporate water strategy and innovation, making him the ideal person to lead the session for corporate end-users at BlueTech Forum 2018. Here he shares his thoughts on water stewardship, digital innovation and the circular economy with Paul O’Callaghan, chief executive of BlueTech...

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    A retailer’s approach to sustainable water management – Walmart’s story

    A retailer’s approach to sustainable water management – Walmart’s story

    The Circular Economy dynamic offers a framework that is both resilient and restorative for generations to come and also a mechanism for transitioning growth into a positive trend for the environment, the economy and the society. “Managing Water in the Circular Economy” is our theme for BlueTech Forum this year. Over the past year, a...

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    The Signals are talking – Raw Water – is today’s Fringe tomorrow’s mainstream?

    The Signals are talking – Raw Water – is today’s Fringe tomorrow’s mainstream?

    Paul O’Callaghan, chief executive, BlueTech Research The ‘raw water’ phenomenon was covered in the mainstream media recently – for those of you not yet familiar with this, I highly recommend you watch the Stephen Colbert Go Fund Yourself piece on this. It is a laugh-out-loud commentary on a fad in which the public is invited...

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    US moves to decentralized water sector regulation

    US moves to decentralized water sector regulation

    According to US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Draft FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, Public Review Draft released on 2 October 2017, the Agency is returning to its core mission, restoring power to the states through cooperative federalism and refocusing on its statutory legal obligations. The strategic plan moves EPA into a role of supporting states and...

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    Biotechnology in water and Industrial stormwater

    Biotechnology in water and Industrial stormwater

    Over the last few years, our ability to make sense of biological information has increased in sophistication. Today, we can predict the 3-dimensional structure of an enzyme, simulate activity and optimize the molecule using computational biotechnology tools. The cost of biological information/data has also dramatically declined. In the podcast we speak with Jens Kolind from...

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