Scientists from South Korea have developed a new water purification system that can effectively remove microplastics from water in just 10 seconds. The system uses a polymer that is relatively inexpensive and has excellent adsorption performance and good photothermal properties. ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $112 million loan in order to develop water supply infrastructure in the state of Jharkhand. Key facts The loan will also strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) in order ..
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune has launched a new technique called SWASTIIK to disinfect water by using natural oils. It was launched because, water-borne diseases have increased India’s disease burden. How SWASTIIK is different from existing methods? Disinfection of water ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Chennai based leading water technology Indian Multinational VA Tech Wabag Ltd. bagged the prestigious Global Water Award for its 45 million liters a day Tertiary Treatment Reverse Osmosis Plant at Koyambedu, Chennai. Key highlights The plant has won the distinction ..
The new data from the World Resources Institute makes the following observations: About one-quarter of the world’s population is facing extremely high levels of baseline water stress (i.e. irrigated agriculture, industries, and municipalities withdraw more than 80% of their available supply ..
The West Bengal government has observed the first-ever Save Water Day on 12th July 2019 across the state to spread the message of water conservation. From now onwards, the day will be observed in the state every year to create ..