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Bluewater in the media

Swedish island nature reserve goes off the water grid

Envirotec Magazine | July 14, 2018

A Swedish Baltic island seemingly renowned for its natural beauty is shifting away from its old water access model towards a self-reliant, local generation approach that creates on-demand clean drinking water direct from the sea. Water treatment technology firm Bluewater has issued an announcement about the system; the company is assisting with the overall design of the project, and the supply of components.

Bluewater Issues World Population Day Call For Fast-track Solutions To Tackle Urban Drinking Water Scarcity

Markets Insider | July 11, 2018

As the world marks World Population Day, which focuses attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, Bluewater says applications for its Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge 2018 have exceeded all expectations in terms of quantity and quality of registrations.

Are Plastic Straws Bad For You? Here’s Why Experts Want You To Steer Clear

Elite Daily | July 10, 2018

How many times have you heard that sing-song phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” and associated the jingle with doing good by the environment? You probably have a recycling can in your kitchen right now, and every time you finish a plastic water bottle, you toss it in thinking you’ve done good.

Bengt Rittri: Founder & Chairman, Bluewater

The Native Society | July 3, 2018

Bengt Rittri is a Swedish environmental entrepreneur who is committed to protecting and improving human and planetary health by helping to create a more sustainable future. A father of two children, Bengt believes having access to clean water and air is a basic human right, which is why he has made it a life mission to deliver consumers the world’s most efficient water purifiers.

Drinking Water Innovation Startups In Over 25 Countries Respond To Imagine H2O’s Urban Drinking Water Challenge Ahead Of Deadline

Water Online | June 26, 2018

Founding Challenge partners Bluewater and 11th Hour Racing report diverse, global field of submitted solutions for Imagine H2O 2018 Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge.

Making a splash: Five ‘waterpreneurs’ bringing tech to water

Compelo | June 26, 2018

When people consider the applications of future technology, water is rarely the first thing to spring to mind. Yet a trifecta of humanitarian, economic and environmental needs appears to have opened a market for tech firms looking to improve access to clean, affordable and sustainably-produced water using software and hardware.

Over 90 Startups to Compete in Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge

Sustainable Brands | June 20, 2018

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030, but the planet’s growing population is a major challenge in the way of achieving it. The UN predicts a 40 percent shortfall in global water supply by 2030.

AFRICA: Bluewater launches $1 million competition for innovation in water management

Afrik21 | June 15, 2018

The Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge, worth one million dollars launched by the Swedish company Bluewater, is intended to reward innovations in water management. The objective of such an initiative is to find a sustainable alternative to the problem of access to drinking water.

World oceans in deeply troubled state due to micro-plastics pollution, but solutions exist, says Bluewater

Absolute Magazine | June 5, 2018

Bluewater, a world leader in clean drinking water technologies, today said human ingenuity and technology had the power to protect human health from the threat of micro plastics in a world that will see half a trillion plastic bottles produced a year by 2030.

Vill få folk att sluta med vatten i plast

Mitt i Stockholm | May 31, 2018

Under juni kommer det att finnas en ny slags vattenstation i Kista Galleria där man kan köpa filtrerat och smaksatt vatten som tappas i glasflaska. Syftet med pop up-stationen är att få folk att sluta köpa dricksvatten på plastflaska.