As climate leaders converge for the United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai, the urgency for immediate, deep emissions reductions across all sectors, including water and wastewater utilities, is clear.
Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy from waste (EfW) is a process of energy recovery and generating energy in the form of heat or electricity from the primary treatment of waste. The process of recovering energy and producing energy in the form of heat or electricity from the initial treatment of trash is known as waste-to-energy (WtE) and energy from waste (EfW), respectively.
Today, ASTERRA announced their rapid expansion in Brazil with three new contracts. Together with Nortech, an ASTERRA partner, ASTERRA solutions will be used by water and sanitation utilities in Curitiba, Joinville, and São Paulo.
The need for a radical rethink of how the water sector communicates, internally, and with the media and the public, was a key theme of the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR)’s fourth annual conference, which took place in London on 30 November 2023.
The combined water and sewer bill for a typical U.S. household has increased by 56% since 2012, or 4.2% annually, according to a new Bluefield Research report, U.S. Municipal Water & Sewer: Annual Utility Rate Index, 2023.
Aquaporins, which move water through membranes of plant cells, were not thought to be able to permeate sugar molecules, but University of Adelaide researchers have observed sucrose transport in plant aquaporins for the first time, challenging this theory.
Simulations from West Virginia University researchers demonstrate their use of two kinds of industrial wastewater to decontaminate each other has the potential to slash a power plant’s total water use.
At the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference today, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a first-of-its-kind strategic water supply to increase drought resilience and advance clean energy production and storage.