Blog posts • Jul 09, 2017 09:13 EDT
With over 8 million tonnes of plastic leaking into the ocean each year – equal to dumping a garbage truck of plastic every minute, according to the United Nations – Swedish water purification company Bluewater has made stopping the unfettered use of disposable plastic bottles a cornerstone of its business mission.
Blog posts • Mar 25, 2017 10:17 EDT
Our oceans are being choked by plastics of every kind, which are slowly poisoning all living things in marine habitats. Bluewater opposes the use of single-use plastic bottles and asks governments and city authorities worldwide to introduce deposit return schemes for plastic bottles and encourage comprehensive plastic waste collection systems.
Blog posts • Mar 08, 2017 05:59 EST
Bluewater is marking International Women's Day today because we believe that in 2017 it is not just that women and girls spend over 200 million hours (that's 8.3 million days, or over 22,800 years, according to UNICEF), every day collecting water - which is a colossal waste of their valuable time.
Blog posts • Feb 23, 2017 05:20 EST
Over 360 global leaders from government, industry, multilateral organisations, the scientific community and civil society are gathered on Bali, Indonesia, for the Economist's World Ocean Conference, a constructive and solution-focused approach to find how to finance a sustainable ocean economy.
Blog posts • Sep 25, 2016 00:35 EDT
Professor Joan B. Rose wins the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize for her tireless contributions to global public health.
Blog posts • Jun 22, 2016 10:31 EDT
News reports from California tell how so-called “nightmare bacteria” capable of killing almost half of its victims has been found in a wastewater treatment plant in Southern California - and, the scary thing is that sewage plants seem unable to kill it with existing chemicals.
Blog posts • Sep 11, 2015 07:03 EDT
The U.S. Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled the results of its '2015 Study of Consumers' Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Water Quality', in which 56 percent of respondents described themselves as "concerned" or "very concerned" with the quality of water. .
Blog posts • Aug 27, 2015 02:31 EDT
At Bluewater, we are giving away 200 copies of the top-selling digital book 'What's in my water' by American author David De John...
Blog posts • Apr 27, 2015 19:50 EDT
American’s may have to get used to droughts as a way of life, according to a new paper published by researchers at a leading university.
Blog posts • Oct 18, 2014 09:16 EDT
The big difference between 'filtering' and 'purifying' water is that a filter just reduces the taste of some chemicals, while a water purifier removes chemicals and toxic metals as well as viruses, bacteria, and protozoa that filters don't remove.
Blog posts • Sep 15, 2014 05:44 EDT
New research finds significantly higher levels of infectious pathogens in water from faucet taps with aerators compared to water from deeper in the plumbing system. Contaminated water poses an increased risk for infection in immunocompromised patients.
Blog posts • Aug 24, 2014 12:39 EDT
German researchers in a study last year found over 24,500 chemicals in bottled water. And, apparently, some of those chemicals can act like potent pharmaceuticals in our body.
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2014 05:22 EDT
Are consumers fazed by news insights that bottled water can cost up to 2000 times more than tap water? It doesn’t seem so judging by the figures…