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The Winners of the First Digital Water Hackathon

The first Digital Water Hackathon took place in Singapore from March to June of this year, under the theme of “Taming the Water Crisis”. In this blog post we describe who was behind the Hackathon, the problem statements that the participants were challenged with, and the winning innovative solutions.

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Circular Water Strategies

Our planet’s water sources are under constant threat from global warming, overuse and abuse, microplastics and other pollutants, to name just a few of the ongoing challenges. Circular water strategies are an inspiring response to these threats.

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Water Standards—France

With 33,000 abstraction points, 31,000 of these being groundwater resources, France is definitely blessed with an abundance of drinking water. Though many of these water sources only provide a few hundred liters of water a year, they all have to be tested to make sure they meet French and European standards.

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Australia and New Zealand Water Standards

Australia and New Zealand are right on top of things when it comes to regulating and stewarding their water resources. Their testing programs, bottled water standards, and range of certifications are among the most stringent in the world.

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Water Regulations: United Kingdom

Arad services tens of countries around the globe so we have to be familiar with all the water standards. During the next few months, we are going to look at different countries and explain their water testing and other water-related rules and regulations that concern us as suppliers of water metering systems. We’ll start with a look at UK water regulations.

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COVID-19 and Our Water Supply

We are now four months into the worst pandemic virus the world has faced in over one hundred years. Although we are learning more everyday about the COVID-19 virus, there are still a lot of unanswered questions.

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Digital Water: Trends in Water Metering

Over the past year a new term has emerged in the water industry: digital water, which includes everything from measuring water flow “in the wild” to wastewater management and, of course, metering water usage.

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World Water Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

March 22nd has been recognized as World Water Day since 1993. Organized by the United Nations, World Water Day is celebrated around the world with events and lectures to raise public awareness concerning fresh water needs and wastefulness.

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Vietnam: Closing the Smart Water Gap

With the present population, the water volume per capita is about 4,000 m3 per year, which is exactly the threshold between water security and water shortage as determined by the International Water Resources Association.

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Recycled Water: Are We Ready?

When it comes to water shortages, it is the responsibility of water authorities to both encourage conservation as well as seek out new, sometimes non-traditional sources of potable water. One of the more cost-effective means of increasing water supplies is wastewater recovery and reuse.

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