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Smart Water business intelligence week 29/01/2024


Faced with water stress, Maghreb countries are competing with projects to continue to ensure the supply of drinking water to their populations:

Maroc, Algérie, Tunisie… Face à la sécheresse, la course au dessalement de l’eau de mer est lancée


Reverse osmosis and distillation are the two main processes used worldwide to desalinate seawater. They are subject to criticism due to their high energy consumption. Several projects are being developed to improve and/or decarbonize these two processes:

De nouvelles initiatives pour améliorer et décarboner le dessalement de l’eau de mer


On January 23, 2024, the European Commission adopted new minimum hygiene standards for materials and products coming into contact with drinking water. Part of the context of the implementation of Directive 2020/2184 of December 16, 2020 relating to the quality of water intended for human consumption, known as the “Drinking Water Directive”, these new standards will allow harmonization at the scale of the European Union :

De nouvelles normes d’hygiène pour les produits et matériaux en contact avec l’eau potable


Fresh water is a vital resource that is subject to pressing challenges. To ensure clean and healthy fresh water in the country, the Government of Canada is taking unprecedented action by creating the Canada Water Agency and investing $650 million over 10 years in the Water Plan. action on fresh water to protect and restore water quality and ecosystem health in major watersheds across the country:

L’Agence canadienne de l’eau investira 650 millions de dollars sur 10 ans dans le Plan d’action pour l’eau douce

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