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Smart Water business intelligence week 17/07/2023


It was one of the 53 measures announced by the President of the Republic and the French government last March, the “water watch” platform is now operational:

Lancement de la plateforme “vigie eau”


Researchers at UC Berkeley have designed a portable device proven for extreme weather conditions that can extract and convert water molecules from the air into drinking water using only ambient sunlight as an energy source:

Hand-held water harvester powered by sunlight could combat water scarcity


It’s estimated that at least 45% of tap water in the US contains one or more types of chemicals known as per- and polyfluorinated alkylated substances, or PFAS, according to a new study from the US Geological Survey. There are over 12,000 types of PFAS, not all of which can be detected with current tests; the USGS study tested for the presence of 32 types:

Study says drinking water from nearly half of US faucets contains potentially harmful chemicals


The European Commission has announced 18 new projects that will receive more than €106 million to contribute to the EU’s mission “Restore our oceans and waters”. The projects bring together more than 370 beneficiaries from 36 countries, including SMEs, research institutes, local authorities, schools and businesses. All EU Member States are involved in the projects, with actions from the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, across the Danube, the Mediterranean Sea and to the Atlantic:

EU announces €106 million for the EU Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters’

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