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UN recognizes Mekorot’s Dan wastewater treatment plant as global model

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Mekorot’s Dan Region Wastewater Treatment Plant is among 30 projects from around the world chosen by the United Nations to demonstrate the ability of local authorities to deal with environmental problems. Mekorot‘s chairman of the board, Alex Wiznitzer, said that Read More

Emefcy gets top honors from Bloomberg

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Israeli efficient wastewater treatment innovator Emefcy was one of only ten companies selected to be “2012 New Energy Pioneers” at the fifth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City. According to the Bloomberg Press release, the Bloomberg Read More

Israel and India sign cooperation agreement on urban water

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

India’s Minister of Urban Planning Kamal Nath just completed a visit to Israel (February 12-14) during which an agreement was signed between the two nations aimed at fostering cooperation, with a focus on urban water. Oded Distel, Head of Israel Read More

Bubbling new technologies for cost effective wastewater purification: Mapal and Diffusaire

By: Mickey Chesla

One of the biggest challenges in the water arena is lowering the cost of wastewater purification, which is a heavy consumer of energy. Israeli start-ups Diffusaire and Mapal have developed technologies which bring dramatic cost-savings to wastewater treatment facilities. Wastewater Read More

It’s not sewage, it’s fuel

By: Israel NewTech

The world used to see wastewater as a nuisance, but in recent years, this approach is changing and wastewater is considered to be raw material for the production of electricity and fertilizers. This trend is called Wastewater Resource Recovery (WRR).  Read More

Cleantech Solutions Cross Industry Lines

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Sometimes in tech R&D, solutions that were geared to one problem morph into remedies for others.  These happy accidents can open new markets and result in cooperation with unlikely sectors.  A perfect example of this can be found in the Read More