bosaq stories

July 7, 2021
Drinking water supply around the world

Water can be both a global and a local challenge at the same time. The drinking water situation at a local level can be as ironic as having a freshwater source at a hand reach but loaded with pathogens and harmful chemicals, so is just like having not a drop at all.   Take for example […]

July 7, 2021
On how your riddance is now worth millions

What if we told you that your sewage is now worth big bucks and we cannot afford to just flush it? Of course, water is quite valuable, but what about all that wealth in your dump that’s going to waste? Surely you have heard about landfills being the mines of the future, given the number […]

June 29, 2021
INTERVIEW - Tom Vandekerckhove, Managing Director Water Experts

Why are you so passionate about water? Water is essential to all existance. We can survive for 8 to 21 days without food, but we can only last for 3 days without water. Up to 60% of our human body is water. It regulates our body temperature, moistens our eyes, nose and mouth, carries nutrients […]

June 29, 2021
INTERVIEW - Joachim Desloover, Water Technology Leader at BOSAQ, the Sustainable Water Company

What is your role at BOSAQ? As Water Technology Leader at BOSAQ, I’m responsible for the water treatment process design, pilot testing and commissioning of new water purification products. In an expert role, I guide the team in the selection and design of best-in-class water treatment technologies and applying these according to the needs of […]

April 13, 2021
Benefits of a Steady Drinking Water Supply to Local Communities

Having a reliable supply of drinking water benefits both individuals and communities as well as having wider economic and social benefits. Here is an overview of the key advantages. A safe and steady drinking water supply is something many of us take for granted. However, around 2.2 billion people worldwide – nearly one-third of the […]

April 6, 2021
Differences in Wastewater Discharge Legislation Worldwide

Wastewater discharge policies vary greatly across the globe. Management of wastewater operates at three levels. Globally, organisations such as the UN and the WHO issue guidelines and goals for treatment of discharge.

March 30, 2021
Sustainable Water Management in the Power Sector

Industry is a big user of water, accounting for between 15-20% of annual freshwater withdrawals. This includes water consumed to provide energy such as gas and electricity to homes and businesses.

March 23, 2021
Sustainable Water Management in the Food Sector

Water is crucial in every stage of food and beverage production, from the initial farming to produce the raw goods to the processing, transportation and retail of the final product we see on the shelves.

March 16, 2021
How to Deal with Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater for Reuse?

Water reuse for different purposes is aligned with good water practices, especially in the case of water intensive sectors, such as agriculture and the industry.

March 9, 2021
Long-term Water Management Plans to Face Future Demand Challenges

Planning our water management systems to make them as flexible as possible, can be considered as one way to be prepared for future challenges.

March 2, 2021
The Water Journey: How Water Is Involved in the Production of Goods and Services

Water isn’t just essential for our life on this planet. It is also integral to the production processes for our daily goods and resources.

February 3, 2021
New Impact Assessment of Industrial Wastewater as of February 1st 2021

A new or existing discharge of wastewater can never lead to a deterioration in the status of the water body to which it is discharged. The quality objectives for that water body must also remain attainable.

- Flemish Environment Agency (VMM)​

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