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Bluewater in the media

Ban urged on single-use plastic bottles

The Cordova Times | September 5, 2019

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. “The result is that microplastics are now found in the water we drink the food we eat and the air we breathe, which imperils the health of the planet and humanity.”

Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

Smart Cities World | August 28, 2019

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.

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

My Sailing.com | August 28, 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.

Global 2019 Urban Water Challenge Prize Winners Announced At World Water Week, Stockholm

My Social Good News | August 27, 2019

Stockholm, Sweden, 26 August, 2019 — 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.

The Ocean Race Summits

Scuttlebutt Sailing News | August 27, 2019

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.

FINALISTS FOR 2019 URBAN WATER CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED

Green Sports Alliance | August 26, 2019

14 August 2019 (Newport, RI) — Imagine H2O and Founding Partners 11th Hour Racingand 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.

Smarterhomes Technologies among six finalists in Urban Water Challenge global innovation competition

The Hindu Business Line | August 23, 2019

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.

Bengaluru based startup finalist in Urban Water Challenge

Economic Times | August 22, 2019

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.

BLUEWATER WATER PURIFIERS OFFER RAY OF HOPE TO AMERICANS WORRIED ABOUT LEAD IN THEIR DRINKING WATER

Process Industry Match | August 19, 2019

As the Newark lead water crisis further underlines the problems besetting America’s tap water quality, water purification leader Bluewater has just said its high-performance, compact water purifiers offer a ray of hope to Americans fearful of what’s in their tap water.