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Finland is the fourth cleanest city in the world & boasts the world's cleanest tap water.

Finland is the fourth cleanest city in the world & boasts the world's cleanest tap water. | Finland | Scoop.it
Friday Fact: #Finland is the fourth cleanest country in the world & boasts the world's cleanest tap water! http://t.co/zgtdYSmRPC
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Finnish cleantech companies explore business opportunities in India - Siliconindia.com

Finnish cleantech companies explore business opportunities in India - Siliconindia.com | Finland | Scoop.it

Finnish Water Forum is one such organization in Finland which is promoting water security and water knowhow to develop sustainable business and cooperation...

 

Water is one of the most essential elements on Earth and all life on Earth is based on the global cycle of water. Often, however, there is constant debate over how to preserve water and how to use it very effectively. With the ever growing population, consumption of water is increasing rapidly and the amount of waste water has also increased. They say that water will be for the twenty-first century what oil was for the twentieth century. Indeed, this century has led to the investigation of water chemistry and the physics of water technologies.

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Major Finnish breakthrough in the production of clean water

Major Finnish breakthrough in the production of clean water | Finland | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, have developed a new cost-efficient technology to produce separation membranes for the purification of water, at less than half the previous cost.

 

Soiled or salty water can be made potable by current technologies, but these are either costly or unreasonably energy-intensive. The most promising, but also the costliest, alternative is offered by separation with nanoporous membranes.

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Improving access to Finnish water expertise - thisisFINLAND: Business: Innovation

Improving access to Finnish water expertise - thisisFINLAND: Business: Innovation | Finland | Scoop.it
Global trends including population growth, urbanisation and climate change are increasingly putting scarce water resources under pressure, and better water services are urgently needed around the world. An expanding network of firms and organisations within the Finnish water sector aims to help meet this demand. RT @thisisFINLAND: Today: International Water Day http://www.finland.fi/public/default.aspx?contentid=203206&contentlan=2&FBlink http://fb.me/X85xIud8
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