Market trends

Smart Water business intelligence week 19/06/2023


From clashes between farmers and environmental activists around “mega-basins” to the ban on watering or irrigating at certain times in some twenty French departments: the past few weeks have shown that the water war does not spare person. No country, no region, even temperate, is now immune to shortages. Are we going to run out of water to the point of conflict? Hydrologist Emma Haziza delivers her analysis in this program:

Eau, la nouvelle guerre ? • FRANCE 24


In a recent study published in the journal Nature Water, researchers from the University of California describe a new process that transforms chlorinated chemicals into harmless compounds:

[UC Riverside] Process turns harmful pollutants into harmless substances


On June 8, 2023, Namibia became the first country in Southern Africa and the 8th country in Africa to accede to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (United Nations Convention on the water):

Namibia becomes first Southern African country to join UN Water Convention


Northumbrian Water is launching a £49.3m project in Barsham to improve the resilience and quality of drinking water for around 75,000 of its customers:

Northumbrian Water begins £49m project to boost drinking water quality

Smart Water business intelligence Veille Smart Water