WATER SCARCITY RESOURCES

  • Water Quotes From Women

    As many of my followers know, I have been writing about the connection between women and water for a long time. Here is an excerpt from a post I wrote a number of years ago, A Valentine to Women Who Keep the Water Flowing

  • Trimble’s System Of Action™ Offers Real-Time Operational Awareness

    Escondido, California, has been on a growth trajectory, having tripled the typical rate of development in the past few years.

  • 5 Unusual Technologies For Harvesting Water In Dry Areas

    Water scarcity is among the top five global risks affecting people’s well-being. In water-scarce areas, the situation is grim. Conventional sources like snowfall, rainfall, river runoff and easily accessible groundwater are being affected by climate change, and supplies are shrinking as demand grows.

  • Sustainable Wastewater Treatment & Reuse In The Age Of COVID-19

    Due to vulnerability to water stress and drought conditions, commercial & industrial companies are taking control of their water management. This is accompanied by an increased investment in water recycling to reduce operational risk by focusing on sustainability wastewater treatment through decentralized recycling solutions.

  • Overcoming The Global Water Crisis: A Focus On Wastewater Recycling & Water Reuse

    While it is true that more than half of our planet’s surface is covered in water, a vast majority of it is saline. Fresh water, the water we use in hundreds of ways every day, constitutes only 2.5 % of all the water on the Earth. Today, the world faces what is known as the water crisis. Parts of the world do not have access to this most vital resource on the planet. Therefore, a focus on water recycling and water reuse is required to optimize the use of our critical water resources.

  • Water Quotes From Movies And Films

    My favorite book of 2020 was about one of my favorite movies of all time, water or otherwise, Chinatown. In his book The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood, author Sam Wasson gives the perspectives of screenwriter Robert Towne, producer Robert Evans, director Roman Polanski, and lead actor Jack Nicholson in the making of the 1974 film. The movie was inspired by the California Water Wars, a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century, by which Los Angeles interests secured water rights in the Owens Valley.

  • Sustainability In Times Of Stress — A 'Bottom Line' Endeavor

    What's your company’s “bottom line?” If “sustainable water management” is your first answer, you probably work in municipal water.

  • Water Quotes From Chinese Teachings

    Recent LinkedIn posts have highlighted the tensions building up between India and China over Chinese control of the water supply flowing out of Tibet. Will Sarni posted the South China Morning Post headline “India and China gear up for a new battle, this time over water” and Stuart Shapiro provided a link to a Byline Times article “War Over Water: The New Flashpoint in the India-China Stand-Off”.

  • Digitizing The Water Sector: An Opportunity To Improve Water Quality

    The greatest threats to our water supply can be overcome through the application of digital technologies, but widespread implementation remains a hurdle.

  • Water Quotes From Around The World

    During my recent webinar “How to Stand Out on LinkedIn: Tips for Water Professionals”, I talked about my extensive collection of water quotes. Recently I posted my favorite water quotes from Leonardo da Vinci.

WATER SCARCITY PRODUCTS

  • Potable Water Treatment Mini Train System: PWT 125

    For remote sites with peak populations between 500 and 2,000 people, the newterra PWT-125 Mini Train System offers exceptional capacity and flexibility. The base system for up to 500 people consists of two 40' containerized elements – a discrete distribution/disinfection unit and a treatment unit. The Mini Train design allows up to four (4) treatment units to be added to a single distribution unit, providing potable water treatment for 2,000 people. The system is designed to integrate with containerized or free standing tanks for water storage. The treatment system is available for both groundwater and surface water sources.

  • Potable Water Storage Unit: MSU-40

    Minimize potable water hauling costs with modular onsite storage units from newterra – the leader in advanced camp water solutions.

  • Sewage Treatment Mini Train System: WWT-50

    The highly scalable newterra WWT-50 Sewage Treatment Mini Train System is designed for rapid mobilization to serve camps of 200 to 800 people. These efficient plants are configured in trains that allow modular expansion and easy redeployment of assets. Each base configuration consists of two 40' containers that provide 50 m3 (13,200 US gal) of treatment capacity – enough for 200 people. Supplementing the base system with one 40' Adder container doubles capacity to 100 m3 for up to 400 people.

  • Sewage Treatment Large Train System: WWT-125

    The newterra WWT-125 is a scalable sewage treatment plant based on 3-container process trains that can each address the requirements of 500 people (125 m3; 33,000 US gal). The advanced, modular system is designed for larger camps with populations ranging from 1,000 to tens of thousands of people. A base system consists of five 40' containers: a Screen/Master Control unit, a three-unit Process train (one Equalization container, one Aeration container, and one Membrane container), and a Sludge Management unit. The Screen/Master Control & Sludge Management units can support up to four Process trains.

  • Process Instrumentation And Analytics Solutions For Water And Wastewater

    Supplying drinking water to the population and treating wastewater are two very important global challenges. On a daily basis, system planners, designers and operators are required to keep the global increase in water consumption under control in the face of growing water shortages and the salination of fresh water resources. As industry experts for water applications, we offer powerful, innovative technical solutions to assist you.

WATER SCARCITY VIDEOS

Austin Alexander leads Sustainability at Xylem.