NEWater, Singapore?s high-quality reclaimed water, shone again on the world stage when it clinched the title ?Environmental Contribution of the Year? at the Global Water Awards 2008 ceremony on Monday night in London.
This is the second award received by PUB, Singapore?s national water agency, from the award organiser, Global Water Intelligence (GWI). In 2006, PUB was named the Water Agency of the Year in Dubai.
You may first wonder how come this article is being posted in this Chemistry Blogsite?
1st Reason – I am proud as a Singaporean that a Singapore 1st – kind of project has gotten its deserved recognition
2nd Reason -Proces in?NEWater is in fact what you are learning right now in?Purification &? Separation chapter
The production of NEWater essentially consists of?3 main steps:
Use of microfiltration/ultrafiltration to filter out suspended solids, colloidal particles, disease-causing bacteria and?some viruses. The filtered water that goes through the membrane contains only dissolved salts and organic molecules. [Read more…] about Chemistry Phenomenon – Filtration in Industry