Mr Riad and Mr Irfan visited the Netherlands to get fluent on the Cap DI technique
We welcomed our project implementors from DAM last week. Both engineers had a training at the Voltea premises to 'get fluent with the innovative Cap DI technique'. We also organized a partner day and co created a new name 'Sujol' meaning good water in Bengali.
Of course we encountered several technical challenges, like pretreatment of AS 3+ to AS5+. But we also created a lot of solutions. Sujol project is an enterprise itself, it will bring good water to millions of Bangladeshi using Dutch innovations.
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