Southeastern Brazil is facing its worst drought in more than 80 years. For São Paolo, the most populous state in Brazil, water levels have reached worrying lows due to drought and water supply reduction. AVK valves are part of the upgrade projects for a more efficient management of water resources.
To meet the new directives from the EU, water infrastructures across Europe are in great need of serious investments. More specifically, the 28 OECD member states are €100 billion short - the equivalent of €100-200 per inhabitant.
The European Drinking Water Directive from 1998 has been revised. Danish lobbyists have had a major impact on the directive which to some extent now follows Danish legislation and Danish guidelines. The new directive bears the name: Right2Water.
Biogas production is just one of various initiatives of the green transition. In many places and many countries, all organic material is assessed with respect to its energy potential before it is sent to incineration, composting or to be used as fertiliser on farm land. This all makes sense when the goal is to create green energy to replace the black energy based on fossil fuels.