INVENT made a significant contribution to the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of water and wastewater treatment plants by introducing the hyperboloid mixing technology to the market for water and wastewater treatment over 20 years ago.
INVENT president Dr.-Ing. Marcus Höfken introduces INVENT Umwelt- und Verfahrenstechnik AG as a company, INVENT's goals and mission statement for the product development in its image movie with various examples.
A day dedicated to the world’s most important resource: World Water Day is celebrated annually on 22 March, and this year’s motto is “Water and sustainable development”. In keeping with this, H2O GmbH is donating money to support a sustainable water project in Chad, namely in Ba-illi.
.. the global groundwater volume - quantified in litres - is a number with 18 zeros?
… around 20% of fresh water used worldwide is consumed by industry? This share of industrial consumption, which amounts to around 776 cubic kilometres per year (2000) in absolute figures, is an average value – it may reach up to 60% in more developed countries.
… 13% of the global population still uses raw water as drinking water? That means that around 884 million people worldwide are drinking raw water that has not been improved.
… daily water consumption in households differs greatly around the world? There are extreme differences worldwide in terms of the amount of water people consume in their households. Water consumption in the household crucially depends on the standard of living in each case, efficient building technology and the availability of water.
… annual water consumption per capita has approximately doubled over the past 100 years? In 1900, 350 cubic metres of water were consumed per capita and year, whereas this figure had already reached 642 cubic metres by 2000. This equates to around 1,700 litres per capita and day and constitutes an enormous total of approximately 4,000 cubic kilometres of fresh water.