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The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2018 04:33 EDT

There are many things Swedes do well but celebrating the summer solstice, or Midsummer, at the end of June every year is an occasion they have turned into a social art fest.

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Blog posts   •   Jun 08, 2018 08:37 EDT

The current solutions used for water purification cannot be relied upon to combat chemical contaminants finding their way into household water, according to new research by Finnish scientists. The researchers said the risks posed by chemical contaminants require more detailed study.

EU cracks down on single use plastics

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2018 11:08 EDT

European Commission launches new measures against ten single-use plastic products polluting Europe's oceans. Representing around 70 percent of all marine litter, the ten plastic products targeted include cotton buds, plastic plates, straws and lost or abandoned fishing gear.

The joys of open water swimming

The joys of open water swimming

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2018 04:12 EDT

A great sense of freedom can come from swimming in the sea. Bluewater swim champ Adam Paulsson explains how he loves the unique challenge of open-water swims in oceans, lakes and rivers. (Photo: Magnus Peterson)

DYK I - 3

DYK I - 3

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2018 21:52 EST

Simningen är det perfekta sättet att träna. Det är bra för både yngre och äldre. Det finns nästan ingen chans att du kommer till skada under träningen, och dessutom får du en fantastisk aerobisk träning.

DYK I!  Topp simmare Adam Paulsson skriver sin andra blogg för Bluewater

DYK I! Topp simmare Adam Paulsson skriver sin andra blogg för Bluewater

Blog posts   •   Dec 21, 2017 11:02 EST

Medans jag skriver denna blogg (min andra i serien för Bluewater) är jag i återhämningsläge. Jag har just haft en av de mest intensiva veckorna i min simningskarriär då jag tävlade i Europeiska Sim Mästerskapen i Köpenhamn

DIVE IN!  The second exclusive blog from elite Swedish swimmer Adam Paulsson.

DIVE IN! The second exclusive blog from elite Swedish swimmer Adam Paulsson.

Blog posts   •   Dec 21, 2017 10:56 EST

Elite Swedish swimmer Adam Paulsson, who is backed by Bluewater, explains how he's recovering from one of the most intense weeks of his swimming career, competing in the European Swim Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December.

Enough is Enough!

Enough is Enough!

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2017 04:07 EDT

The planetary boundaries have been reached. Around 580 billion plastic bottles are produced every year, many ending up in our oceans. It's predicted by 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. It’s time to act, to use our human ingenuity to tackle the problems of plastic waste and access to clean water. And that's why Bluewater has started a drinking water movement.

US pair win 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

US pair win 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2017 07:20 EDT

Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang from the USA win the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their novel approach to detect and purify water contaminated with Shigella, E. coli, Salmonella, and Cholera.

Towards a more water wise world

Towards a more water wise world

Blog posts   •   Aug 28, 2017 06:07 EDT

Thousands of water experts, decision makers and business innovators meet this week in Stockholm, Sweden, as part of World Water Week 2017. As a thought leader in innovating residential water purification solutions that address key drinking water concerns, Bluewater says thoughtless contamination of water resources everywhere in the planet needs to be addressed.