Yoda: New Atmospheric Water Generator

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yoda with light saberAmbient Water launches newest atmospheric water generator, AW800

Ambient Water has launched its newest model, the AW800, to address bulk water needs in water scare regions. The AW800 is capable of generating up to 800 gallons of water per day for various uses including human consumption and agriculture. The AW800 is the newest model of Ambient Water’s commercial atmospheric water generator lineup and was built to maximize water generation while minimizing electrical power usage for optimal efficiency. The AW800 is a self-contained water generation and dispensing unit that is housed within a 20-foot ISO shipping container, allowing for easy transit and a rugged design to endure the environmental elements of any region.

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Sep 17

Berto Jongman: UN Deputy Jan Eliasson on Water

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Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

‘Water is peace, life, dignity’: why the UN deputy chief has a thirst for saving lives

For almost a quarter of a century, UN deputy secretary general Jan Eliasson has been an indefatigable champion of the right to water and sanitation for all

He reels off the statistics to show how far there is yet to go: “1.8 billion people worldwide drink contaminated water; 2.4 billion people lack improved sanitation. In poor countries, 90% of sewage is discharged untreated into rivers, lakes and coastal areas. An estimated 800 to 900 children under the age of five die every day from diarrhoeal diseases. “If we continue on our current path, the world may face a 40% shortfall in water availability by 2030.

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Sep 15

Berto Jongman: Asian Water Catastrophe

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Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

More than half of south Asia’s groundwater too contaminated to use – study

Salinity and arsenic affect 60% of underground supply across vast Indo-Gangetic Basin, according to research published in Nature Geoscience

The biggest threat to groundwater in the Indo-Gangetic Basin, named after the Indus and Ganges rivers, is not depletion but contamination, they reported in the journal Nature Geoscience. “The two main concerns are salinity and arsenic,” the authors of the study wrote.

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Sep 8