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UNESCO Water Conference to Focus on Sustainable Water Security and Peace

UNESCO Water Conference to Focus on Sustainable Water Security and Peace

UNESCO hosts the International Water Conference May 13-14. The event aims to advance sustainable water security and peace by leveraging intersectoral management of water resources.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 10.05.2019

The DelAgua Bacteriological Kit No.2

The DelAgua Bacteriological Kit No.2

The DelAgua Bacteriological Kit No.2 is the complete portable water laboratory, covering all the important parameters for water analysis. The kit contains a Dual Incubator which  can test 32 samples at once. Thermotolerant (faecal) Coliform and Total Coliform counts can be obtained within 16 to 18 hours of sampling, giving a reliable indication of sanitary risk.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 08.05.2019

UN Report - World Water Development Report

UN Report - World Water Development Report

The United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving no one behind, launched 19 March 2019 during the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to addressing various social and economic inequities, such that ‘no one is left behind’ when it comes to enjoying the multiple benefits and opportunities that water provides.

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Author: UN

Publish Date: 03.05.2019

APRIL
#Spotlight - Water Mission - Installing Clean Water Solutions and Supporting Entrepreneurship in Haiti

#Spotlight - Water Mission - Installing Clean Water Solutions and Supporting Entrepreneurship in Haiti

Water Mission initially commissioned a safe water project in Lafiteau four years ago, to serve more than 7000 people. Water Mission cover the initial installation costs and train a team of people in operations, financial management and hygiene promotion to foster long term sustainability of the project. The community leaders are then left to effectively manage the ongoing costs.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 17.04.2019

World Health Statistics 2019 Published

World Health Statistics 2019 Published

World health statistics 2019 summarises recent trends and levels in life expectancy and causes of death, and reports on the health and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets. Where possible, the 2019 report disaggregates data by WHO region, World Bank income group, and sex; it also discusses differences in health status and access to preventive and curative services, particularly in relation to differences between men and women.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 10.04.2019

New Product - Hach DR300 Pocket Colorimeter

New Product - Hach DR300 Pocket Colorimeter

How do you make the best portable colorimeter on the market? Start with the tried and true Hach Pocket Colorimeter II – one that has been used by hundreds of thousands of water professionals in harsh conditions for almost two decades – and make key mechanical improvements: upgraded waterproofing; larger display; ergonomic design. Then infuse it with the smart capabilities that modern technology has to offer: optional Bluetooth connectivity with automatic data transfer, and seamless system integration. The result is the Hach DR300 Pocket Colorimeter, the next generation in portable instrumentation. Reduce data collection hassles, eliminate transcription errors, and ensure stronger compliance traceability.

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Author: Hach

Publish Date: 08.04.2019

World Health Day 2019

World Health Day 2019

The 7th April is World Health Day. This year the World Health Organization is focusing on universal health coverage for the campagin.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 05.04.2019

WB & WRI New Report: Integrating Green & Gray

WB & WRI New Report: Integrating Green & Gray

"Integrating Green and Gray – Creating Next Generation Infrastructure" is a joint report from the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) that aims to advance the integration of green and gray infrastructure solutions on the ground. It places a spotlight on the world’s growing infrastructure crisis, driven by climate change and growing populations. It proposes insights, solutions and examples for putting nature to work. It examines the technical, environmental, social and economic dimensions of a typical project assessment but also outlines, with new clarity and detail, the enabling conditions required to facilitate successful implementation of green-gray projects. Harnessing the collective analytical and technical expertise of the World Bank and WRI, it aims to build momentum in both policy and practice.

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Author: World Bank/ World Resources Institute

Publish Date: 03.04.2019

#FutureTech - Hydrogel Harvests Water from the Air

#FutureTech - Hydrogel Harvests Water from the Air

A breakthrough by engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may offer a new solution through solar-powered technology that absorbs moisture from the air and returns it as clean, usable water.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 01.04.2019

MARCH
World Water Day 2019

World Water Day 2019

This World Water Day, 22nd March, is about tackling the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many people are being left behind.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 22.03.2019

Microplastic Pollution Widespread in British Lakes and Rivers

Microplastic Pollution Widespread in British Lakes and Rivers

A new report, commissioned by Bangor University and Friends of the Earth, has found microplastics in some of the most iconic British rivers and lakes.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 11.03.2019

FEBRUARY
The DelAgua Dual Incubator

The DelAgua Dual Incubator

The DelAgua Dual Incubator Kit can carry out seven basic water tests to determine the quality of drinking water. The kit was designed to be used where laboratory facilities do not exist, but can equally be used in a permanent location. Thermotolerant (faecal) Coliform and Total Coliform counts can be obtained within 16 to 18 hours of sampling, giving a reliable indication of sanitary risk. The Dual Incubator comes with a separate battery pack and can test up to 32 samples at once.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 27.02.2019

NASA Shows how Water can be Made on the Moon

NASA Shows how Water can be Made on the Moon

A team of NASA scientists has found that water may actually be formed on the moon. They've discovered that solar wind could be the key to producing particles needed for water.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 22.02.2019

#FutureTech - IKEA Launches Giant Bath Boat to Clean up Thames

#FutureTech - IKEA Launches Giant Bath Boat to Clean up Thames

IKEA has launched two large scale replicas of its SMÅKRYP bath boat into the Thames. They will be used to clean up plastic pollution from the water. The boat uses 'Orca' technology and can colllect up to 20kg of rubbish at once.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 20.02.2019

Goyal Unveils Vision 2030: Clean Rivers and Safe Drinking Water in India

Goyal Unveils Vision 2030: Clean Rivers and Safe Drinking Water in India

Presenting the Interim Budget, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal last week laid out the governments vision for India in 2030, highlighting the '10 most important dimensions'.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 06.02.2019

#Spotlight - World Hope International - Turning Brackish Water into Clean Water

#Spotlight - World Hope International - Turning Brackish Water into Clean Water

Haiti currently has the highest infant mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere and the leading cause of infant mortality and illness in the children of Haiti is contaminated water. In fact, Haiti also has one of the highest incidence rates of cholera—a waterborne disease—in the world.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 04.02.2019

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