Where Have all the Glaciers Gone?

With the new year upon us, it is time that we take a long honest look at global warming, our disappearing glaciers, how it affects our water and what we can do to address this crisis. Glaciers are found on …
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Toxic Ash—A Disaster for Our Water Sources

There is an old saying, “You can’t fight Mother Nature.” This saying is especially true when it comes to natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions and wildfires, which are two of the three main sources of toxic ash. The third …
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Bottled Water—Why is it so Expensive?

We know that bottled water is much more expensive than tap water. But is it better for us than what comes out of the spout? Today we ask the questions: why bottled water is so expensive, and is it worth …
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Winning Product Design

The Arad Group is proud to announce that Sonata, our Ultrasonic Residential Water Meter, has won the esteemed German Design Award for Excellent Product Design for 2018. This is after winning the prestigious 2016 International Forum Design, GmbH award for …
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European Utility Week 2017: How to be a Prosumer

  ARAD Group is proud to have exhibited at European Utility Week 2017 in Amsterdam. This year’s event featured a special program, CIED, Commercial and Industrial Energy User Days, which we found particularly interesting. In today’s world of limited resources …
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The State of Water Utilities

In the Watec 2017 trade show that will take place September 12-14 in Tel Aviv, one of the keynote themes is “Bridges over troubled water: the insights and needs of water utilities”. Industry leaders from around the globe will share …
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Water Value: Changing Our Perception

The Diamond-Water Paradox There’s nothing like a good paradox, wouldn’t you say? Philosophers as far back as Socrates and Plato have pondered the “paradox of value”. In his documentation of a Socratic dialog, Plato writes: “For only what is rare …
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Water: 21 Surprising Facts + 1 Bonus

For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, summer is here. How could we get through summer without water – drinking it to stay hydrated, swimming in it to stay cool, freezing it into ice cubes to keep our …
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Cyber Security and the Water Industry

From September 12 to 14 2017 the biennial WATEC professional exhibition and conference will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel. Founded 10 years ago, WATEC has become a highly regarded meeting place for water industry stakeholders – manufacturers, researchers, investors, …
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