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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.

Bluewater Backs UN 's Declaration of War on Ocean Plastic

Bluewater Backs UN 's Declaration of War on Ocean Plastic

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.

Bluewater supports World Oceans Day

Bluewater supports World Oceans Day

Blog posts   •   Jun 07, 2017 09:02 EDT

Let’s all join the fight against plastic in our oceans for a better f

How safe is our tap water really?

How safe is our tap water really?

Blog posts   •   May 07, 2017 09:00 EDT

Several studies in recent months have provided evidence that pesticides used by farmers may now be finding their way into tap water, which has been described as 'alarming' by environmentalists.

Time to turn back the tide of plastics

Time to turn back the tide of plastics

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.

Bluewater Marks International Women's Day

Bluewater Marks International Women's Day

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.

World Ocean Summit

World Ocean Summit

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.

Water quality champion Joan Rose receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

Water quality champion Joan Rose receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

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.