Posts tagged ‘IWA’

Ferrara: Smart Water Networks, or: No Water Left Behind

Blogging from the Water Efficiency Conference in Ferrara, Italy. The Water Efficiency Conference is proving so far to provide a deep look into the core issues surrounding water efficiency initiatives: Looking at the real cost of water to measure what the economically efficient investment in leakage reduction should be; and Emphasizing both leak control and the reduction of consumption.

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Continue Reading May 20, 2010 at 5:33 am Leave a comment

Water and Energy – and Even More Energy

Blogging from the IWA Utilities Conference in Barcelona.
The morning session dealt with Water and Energy. Yes, there are obvious interdependencies between water supply / treatment / wastewater and energy production / expenditure. But Roelof Kruize of WaterNet, a Dutch water supply and sanitation company, drew attention to some ‘hidden’ energy encapsulated within the water.

Continue Reading May 11, 2010 at 6:58 pm Leave a comment


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