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

EPA to assist water utilities in improving resilience to climate change

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will be providing up to $600,000 in training and technical assistance to help water utilities in more than 20 communities across the U.S. bolster their climate change resilience and readiness.

WRF research develops tool to help utilities reduce leakage losses in distribution system

Through recently completed research and development of a new leakage analysis tool, the "Water Audits and Real Loss Component Analysis" project, the Water Research Foundation is helping water utilities better understand and control leakage in a cost-effective manner. 

Local orgs praise EPA for advancing affordability framework for municipal CWA requirements

The EPA released a "Financial Capability Assessment Framework for Municipal Clean Water Act Requirements," which was the result of nearly two years of discussions with representatives of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities and National Association of Counties.

New Zealand farms improve demanding effluent transfers with progressing cavity pump

NOV Mono has provided a Mono progressing cavity pump to replace a number of centrifugal pumps at Castle Glen Farms in the town of Foxton, New Zealand, in an effort to transfer animal effluent over considerable distances.  

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