What is a Whole House Water Filter and How Does It Work?

A whole house water filter is a filtration system that treats water where the main water line enters your home, ensuring the water that flows from every faucet, every showerhead, and even in your washing machine, is clean and filtered. Whole house water filters are point of entry (POE) filters. They are gateways for your … [Read more…]

Turning water innovation into an everyday environmental benefit

Environmental groups and the water industry have something major in common: the desire for a sustainable supply of clean water – and a healthy natural environment can provide this, for both people and wildlife. Water companies are increasingly recognizing the natural environment as a solution to challenges around the abundance and cleanliness of water – … [Read more…]

Guide to Safe Tap Water and Water Filters

Drinking tap water should be safe, affordable, and taste good. Follow our guide to check your tap water quality and find the best filtration system for you. The word is out: bottled water can be bad for our wallets, our health, and our environment. If you’re among the growing number of people kicking the bottled … [Read more…]

Technology Provides Innovative Solutions for the Water Problem

If one day an extraterrestrial civilization ever visited us, it would probably decide that human beings are a study in contrasts: more than 3,6 billion people all over the world already own a smartphone, while some 2.2 billion still don’t have access to potable water in their homes. But despite the paradox, cutting-edge technology, and a resource as basic … [Read more…]

The importance of water innovation

South Africa is a water scarce country with only 450 mm average rainfall per year – almost half the global average. This stark reality underscores the importance of establishing a robust innovation ecosystem among local businesses. A recently published National Treasury economic policy paper, ‘Economic transformation, inclusive growth, and competitiveness: Towards an Economic Strategy for South … [Read more…]

Ways technology is changing the future of water

About 780 million people live without access to clean drinking water, and a growing global population coupled with climate change is threatening to grow that. Here’s how technology can help. Did you know approximately 780 million people, or one in nine people in the world, live without access to clean drinking water? About 3.4 million … [Read more…]

New Technologies That Create Clean Water for a Thirsty World

These innovative water tech solutions can solve can all help us achieve a better future for all Water is essential for human life. So much so that the UN considers access to water a fundamental right. Part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals to achieve a better future for all is the call for universal access to clean … [Read more…]

Flowing Forward: Sustainable Water Innovation

Innovation in the WASH sector In 2020, WIPO GREEN released a Global Challenges Brief titled Innovative Technology in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector. The publication focuses on innovation and technology to improve the water management process throughout its various components, including reserves replenishment, sustainable extraction, transport and distribution, as well as treatment and disposal … [Read more…]