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You could be eating a credit card a week!

October 25, 2019 | Smart Farmer Kenya

From the water we drink, the food we eat, and the air we breathe we could be ingesting massive microplastics, equivalent to 5gms or a credit card a week, according to a WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) study, ‘Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People’ Reacting to the findings, Bluewater, a global leader in water purification technology and solutions, called on countries, to urgently tackle the alarming rate of plastic pollution.

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Östersjön ska säkra Arholmas tillgång till dricksvatten: ”När vattnet försvinner är du helt maktlös”

September 20, 2019 | Norrtälje Tidning

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BAN URGED ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BOTTLES

September 5, 2019 | The Cordova Times

Concerns over increased environmental pollution have prompted a call from a Swedish environmental entrepreneur for a global crackdown on single-use plastic bottles.

“The world’s oceans have been used as a dumping ground for plastic waste for the past six decades,” said Bengt Rittri, the founder of Bluewater, a leading water purification firm with global headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Full list of speakers announced for first of The Ocean Race Summits in Genoa, Italy

August 28, 2019 | My Sailing

The Ocean Race Summits – an international series of events held by The Ocean Race – aims to bring together leaders from sport, business, politics and science to advance efforts to restore ocean health.

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Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

August 28, 2019 | Smart Cities World

Winners of the 2019 Imagine H20 challenge were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm and will deploy their solutions in cities in three continents.

Start-ups from Colombia, India and the US have been named the winners in the 2019 Imagine H2O Urban Water Challenge.The winning entries, WatchTower Robotics (USA), Indra Water (India) and Zilper Trenchless (Colombia), were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm, which runs until 30 August.

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GLOBAL 2019 URBAN WATER CHALLENGE PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT WORLD WATER WEEK, STOCKHOLM

August 27, 2019 | My Social Good news

The 2019 Imagine H2O Urban Water Prize, founded by water tech innovator Bluewater and by 11th Hour Racing, was awarded to three prize winners from India, Colombia and Vietnam at an awards ceremony at the start of World Water Week in Stockholm, the Swedish capital, Monday evening.

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THE OCEAN RACE SUMMITS

August 27, 2019 | Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The full speaker list has now been released for the first of The Ocean Race Summits, scheduled to take place in Genoa, Italy on September 20, 2019.

The Ocean Race Summits, an international series of events held by The Ocean Race, aims to bring together leaders from sport, business, politics and science to advance efforts to restore ocean health. It also aims to bring together Italian and international ocean experts and business leaders to showcase innovative solutions that advance efforts to tackle the plastic crisis affecting our seas.

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FINALISTS FOR 2019 URBAN WATER CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED

August 26, 2019 | Green Sports Alliance

Imagine H2O and Founding Partners 11th Hour Racing and Bluewater today announced the 2019 finalists of the Urban Water Challenge, a global deployment program for entrepreneurs reimagining a water-resilient future. More than 220 startups from 38 countries applied to the Challenge, representing a diverse range of innovative solutions to the global water crisis — from on-site pollution control to off-grid safe drinking water supply. Imagine H2O’s Evaluation Committee selected six businesses from five different countries to be honored at World Water Week in Stockholm.

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SMARTERHOMES TECHNOLOGIES AMONG SIX FINALISTS IN URBAN WATER CHALLENGE GLOBAL INNOVATION COMPETITION

August 23, 2019 | The Hindu Business Line

Smarterhomes Technologies, a Bengaluru based utility automation company that provides smart water metering solutions, is one among the six finalists in the worldwide Urban Water Challenge, an annual global innovation competition that deploys and invests in scalable water solutions for tomorrow’s mega cities.

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BENGALURU BASED STARTUP FINALIST IN URBAN WATER CHALLENGE

August 22, 2019 | Economic Times

Bengaluru based Smarterhomes Technologies, a utility automation company that provides smart water metering solutions, is one among the six finalists in the worldwide Urban Water Challenge, an annual global innovation competition that deploys and invests in scalable water solutions for tomorrow’s megacities.

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