Drinking water from air to be served during FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s WC
Bhubaneswar: The spectators during the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, will be provided ‘drinking water from air’.
Watergen, the atmospheric drinking water devices (AWG) on Tuesday announced its partnership with Hockey India as a sustainability partner for providing fresh, high quality, mineralized & safe drinking water created from ambient air at the two venue where matches will played from January 13th to 29th, 2023.
The company will be placing various machines including GEN-L which creates up to 6000L of water, GEN-M Pro which creates up to 900L of water, and GENNY which can produce up to 30L in both stadium for general public use as well as in the VIP lounge and office areas. Together, these machines are estimated to generate over 2 lakh litres of water.
Sharing about the association, Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey said, “Water is an integral part of any sport and as millions of people follow sports, we at Hockey India have an opportunity to inspire the world to adopt sustainable practices.”
Sharing his insights on the association, Hockey India President Padma Shri Dr. Dilip Tirkey said, “Water is an integral part of any sport and as millions of people follow sports, we at Hockey India have an opportunity to inspire the world to adopt sustainable practices. Hockey India is proud to appoint Watergen as its official supplier of ‘Water from Air’ to everyone present at the stadia during the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela.”
Expressing his happiness for associating with the world cup event, Watergen India CEO Maayan Mulla said, “This Hockey World Cup will be the world’s 1st water sustainable World Cup across sports. As the sustainability partner of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, we are confident that awareness about our technology will result in an increase in corporates and other bodies to adopt our ‘Water from Air’ technology.”