This article originally appeared in Chile's El Mercurio newspaper. IST Group (AQUA4D Chile) and SGS have reached an agreement to introduce innovative and sustainable technology for water resource optimization and efficiency in mining processes. Water scarcity, salinity and water
Having yielded superb results in agriculture (water savings, increased production) and buildings (unclogging and limescale removal), Planet Horizons’ Aqua4D technology is drawing interest from industrial sectors to see how this innovation can increase sustainability and efficiencies.
Water scarcity is now an increasing environmental concern around the world. Nowhere is this more pressing than in Chile, a country on the frontline of this growing crisis.
Walter K. Thut, the Swiss co-founder of Aqua4D, is now based in California. On a recent visit to Gemperle Family Farms in Turlock, he wanted to find out more about water use in the almond industry, beyond the headlines. He spoke to Richard Gemperle about this and more:
Aqua4D Chile is delighted to have signed a national-level agreement with the INACAP Technological University of Chile. The agreement pertains to technology transfer for the efficient use of water in the agriculture industry, and will allow the university’s almost 200,000 students access to Aqua4D’s innovative irrigation technology.
Originally published in Dutch in Blomen Planten Nieuws, 12 December 2018 The flower grower Lisianthuskwekerij Floralis is, in their own words, fond of experimenting and improving, says Jan-Willem Aarse. “We like to see how it can be cleaner, more sustainable and better.
In mid-October 2018, Patrick Rosat (Global Business Director, Aqua4D) visited Chile for a thoroughly engaging event with the Australia-Chile Chamber of Commerce. This took place in conjunction with Aqua4D’s distributor in Chile, Inversiones Villarino...
Along with partner firms WaterQ, Cindro, and Biotamax, Aqua4D is participating in a landmark two-year study between KWR Watercycle Research Institute and Wageningen University.