Table of Contents

05/01/2014
Volume 29, Issue 2
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  • REGULARS

  • UPFRONT

  • REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT

    • Europe

      • Offshore Water Treatment: The Future?

        Norwegian company EnviroNor is currently developing an innovative system that uses old oil or gas tankers as mobile wastewater treatment units.

      • Czech Mate to "The Butcher"

        Czech utility VaK Havlickuv Brod has undergone a metamorphism - reducing tariffs to around 25% below the national average and NRW to an impressive 11%.

      • Shale Gas & Water in the UK

        Shale gas exploitation in the UK has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. Should the "fracking" industry fully develop in the country, what impact will it have on water resources, treatment and the environment?

    • Spain

      • The Rain in Spain but where is it?

        The Spanish water market has felt the effects of ongoing drought and an investment gap. However, thanks to the Spanish Wastewater Plan, the situation has improved.

  • TECHNOLOGY CASE STUDIES

  • SHOW PREVIEW - SIWW 2014

    • Digging Deep in Singapore: Getting Ready for DTSS Phase II

      With Phase 1 of Singapore's Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) complete, what will Phase 2 mean for the island?

    • ICS PowerGrit Utility Chain Saw solution

      ICS PowerGrit® chain saw solutions address operator safety with their revolutionary grinding technology that eliminates rotational kickback and improves operator positioning when cutting pipe in the trench.

    • Microfiber Media Help Achieve Phosphorus Limit

      The City of Brockton, Massachusetts, Advanced Water Reclamation Facility (AWRF) wanted to prepare for a proposed new phosphorus discharge limit set forth by the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA).

    • Ion exchange resins and membranes for the Asian region

      Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is showcasing ion exchange resins from its proven Lewatit range and its Lewabrane reverse osmosis membranes at the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) to be held from 2 – 4 June 2014 in Singapore.

    • BASF Water Solutions – The Right Treatment

      At booth A04 in hall B2, BASF, the world's leading chemical company, will feature its wide range of innovative water chemicals and state-of-the-art ultrafiltration membranes used for drinking and waste water treatment, desalination and industrial water treatment.

    • Making Pipe Dreams a Reality in KSa

      Yorkshire-based Naylor Drainage, which has been supplying clay drainage pipes internationally for many years, was recently highlighted as one of the UK's 200 fastest growing exporters in the Sunday Times International Track 200 review.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

VIDEO: Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi Chief Editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest desalination industry news from the last two weeks. Watch the video for the full stories…

Maryland WWTP's new solar array to serve as state's largest municipally-owned system

Standard Solar is set to install a 2.1-megawatt ground-mount solar system in Pocomoke City, Md., at the city's wastewater treatment facility. Once completed this December, it will be the largest municipally-owned system in the state.

Major Texas company to pay $1.6M civil penalty for CWA oil spill violations

The Department of Justice and the EPA have announced that Superior Crude Gathering has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a crude oil spill in 2010 from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in the town of Ingleside, Texas.

Bureau of Reclamation makes WaterSMART grants available to improve water, energy conservation

The Bureau of Reclamation is inviting states, tribes, water and irrigation districts, and other water- and power-related organizations to apply for funding to cost-share on projects that conserve and use water more efficiently, increase renewable energy use and improve energy efficiency.

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