March 22nd marks World Water Day, which focuses attention on the importance of access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in developing countries.

Chinese companies have invested around $12 million in the United States to build a Water Technology Center.

Some of the research results are being used to solve flooding problems and water shortage challenges in both countries.

The Global Water Center brings together dozens of water-tech companies, university faculties and investment firms – all working in the same building. Dean Amhaus, President and CEO of the Global Water Center, said only when these people are physically together can they have the chemistry to innovate usable products.

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