Bluewater in the media
Saving the World From Ocean Plastics Pollution Has Much to Learn From the Success in Healing the Ozone Level, Says Bluewater
MySocialGoodNews | September 17, 2019
Bluewater, a world leader in water purification technology and solutions, today said the successful global efforts to halt ozone layer depletion provide vital lessons about tackling ocean plastic pollution. As the planet marks World Ozone Day, Bluewater urged governments globally to urgently agree to a landmark accord on ocean-polluting plastics similar to the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer.
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.”
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Di Weekend | August 30, 2019
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.