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AWWA awarded Commerce funding to help spur U.S. water exports

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Market Development Cooperator Program will be awarding AWWA fun...

IDA now accepting applications for 2014-15 Fellowship Award Program

The International Desalination Association announced that applications are now being accepted for...

New partnership to provide safe drinking water in rural India

In an effort to support more efficient corporate social responsibility projects in India, HaloSou...

WATERWORLD MIDDLE EAST 2014

This year’s WaterWorld Middle East event will take place on October 12-14 at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. Here’s a selection of some of the key speakers >>>

DESALINATION NEWSCAST

[VIDEO HEADLINES] Iran’s Bushehr site to kick-start nuclear powered desalination; Desalination plant advances for Paraguana refineries in Venezuela; Carlsbad project now 60% complete amid Californian drought; Bacteria could be key to removing biofouling, finds US study & German funds to help bring steel membranes to market…

NEWS BY REGION

Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

Recent efforts undertaken in UTZ Certified's Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climat...

CA high school students traveling to Mexico to improve drinking water quality

During Labor Day week, a group of high school students will travel to Central Mexico to tour local water facilities and help improve drinking water...

Mexico' s New Giant in Town

Set to be one of the world's largest wastewater treatment plants, Mexico's Atotonilco project will treat 3.6 million m3/day and help revitalize loc...

Suez signs $40.8M contract with Brazil pulp and paper producer

Degremont has been awarded a €30-million ($40.8-million) contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of two water treatment faciliti...

Acciona wins €117 million São Gonçalo wastewater contract in Brazil

Spanish firm ACCIONA Agua hs secured a €117 million contract to build the wastewater treatment system of São Gonçalo, the second-largest city in th...

World Water Week.14: CEO Water Mandate stresses sanitation across globe

During World Water Week, the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate convened its annual multi-stakeholder conference that featured the release of a ...

Desalination news round-up: Germany to lead steel membrane development

Join Tom Freyberg from WWi for a video round-up of global desalination stories from the last two weeks...

2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winner announced

The Stockholm International Water Institute recently announced that Hayley Todesco from Canada has received the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize f...

World Water Week.14: Water, energy communities urged to address global challenges together

The 24th annual World Water Week has commenced in the city of Stockholm, Sweden, where a number of global leaders have convened to address the...

The Ice Bucket Challenge and Matt Damon

Celebrities and even the Simpsons have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise money for charity. How did it start? Why did Matt Damon use water...

Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi chief editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest global desalination news stories in the video newscast below...

IDA now accepting applications for 2014-15 Fellowship Award Program

The International Desalination Association announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2014-15 Fellowship Award Program and that the...

Xylem to upgrade Bahrain ozone WWTP, to be largest in Middle East

Today, Xylem announced that it has signed a $7.3-million contract with Bahrain's Ministry of Works to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant in Manam...

Partnership enables USGS to help assess water resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, USGS scientists have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey in efforts to establish an inventory of Afg...

Islamic State militants take over largest dam in Iraq

After nearly a week of varying attempts, militants of the Islamic State have seized control of the Mosul Dam, the largest dam in Iraq.

Lanxess’ RO membranes test successfully in Egypt

Prior to launching its new line of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, German chemicals company LANXESS said an “excellent water quality” was produced ...

Qatargas awards US$125m wastewater facility contract at LNG plant

Qatargas has awarded a US$125 million contract for the turnkey process package of a new wastewater facility located in the Qatargas LNG Plant, Ras ...

First CSIA-certified control system integrator approved in Africa

The Control System Integrators Association announced it has certified a control system integrator company in Africa, demonstrating its commitment t...

Turning a Utility in to a Business Tariff Transformation in eThekwini, South Africa

Over 14 years a South African municipality connected 1.3 million people to piped water and provided wastewater services to 700,000 citizens.

Water mains supply contract worth $40m awarded in Egypt

The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) of Egypt has awarded ACCIONA Agua – in a consortium with the International Consu...

Multi-sector partnership to provide safe, affordable water supplies to African regions

A partnership among Water for the World, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor, and the OPEC Fund for International Development will supply Nairo...

Clean water campaign to support projects in several new communities worldwide

Giorgio Armani, in partnership with Green Cross International, is expanding its Acqua for Life campaign for the fourth consecutive year.

240 babies die every hour from unsafe water – UN-Water

Millions of children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water - almost three to four babies a minute, accordi...

New partnership to provide safe drinking water in rural India

In an effort to support more efficient corporate social responsibility projects in India, HaloSource has partnered with Eureka Forbes. The relation...

Activated sludge contracts awarded in Punjab, India

The Amritsar Sewerage Project in Punjab, India has awarded two contracts worth a combined value of AED103 million (US$23 million) for the construct...

Aquatech China to explore sustainable water consumption for industrial market

The seventh installation of Aquatech China will take place June 25-27 in Shanghai. Since its inception in 2008, this event has seen consistent grow...

Drones to control, monitor and treat green algae blooms

A European consortium will develop a 3.2 million euro project that will see drones used to treat algae blooms.

Sustainable seawater desalination solution introduced in Maldives Islands

Aquiva Foundation has partnered with Soneva Fushi, a resort and spa in the Maldives, to implement an innovative seawater desalination system.

SCADA system to better monitor India city's water distribution network

The city of Bangalore, India, will receive a new SCADA system for its Centralized SCADA Monitoring Center, which will monitor the city's water dist...

Beijing sludge contract helps Cambi enter Chinese market

Beijing Drainage Construction Co. has awarded Norwegian company Cambi a contract to supply Thermal Hydrolysis Process (THP) technology to one of th...

Advanced UV application center opened in China

Ultraviolet treatment specialist Hanovia and the industrial division of its U.S. sister company Aquionics have launched a new UV Application Center...

Xylem awarded contract for Southeast Asia run-of-river hydropower dam

A contract worth $19.6 million has been awarded to Xylem to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam in the cou...

Shanghai Showcase: The Rise of China’s Domestic Market

This year’s Aquatech China show in Shanghai saw key announcements from the international membrane suppliers in a bid to further establish a peg in ...

Company hits milestone in Singapore with 12M gallons of water savings per year

Pratt & Whitney has marked a major environmental milestone with the reduction of annual water consumption by more than 12 million gallons per y...

Team USA wins 2014 Water Innovation Challenge

Team USA emerged victorious over competitor Team Australia in the inaugural Water Innovation Challenge held during International Water Week in Sing...

Joint venture wins prestigious award for work at Australia WTP

A joint venture between Spain-based water and solutions specialist ACCIONA Agua and Australian water utility solutions provider TRILITY -- known as...

World’s largest wastewater recycling plant coming to Sydney, Australia

A wastewater recycling project at a new building development in Sydney, Australia  is expected to save one million litres of water per day.

Western Australia to receive first full-scale groundwater replenishment plant

Western Australia's Water Corporation has awarded CH2M HILL, as part of a joint venture with Thiess, a contract to design, construct and commission...

Hunter awards Veolia with largest ever contract to operate water, wastewater treatment plants

Hunter Water Corporation has awarded Veolia a contract to operate and maintain 25 of its water and wastewater treatment plants in the Hunter region...

Verderflex hose, dosing pumps offer viable treatment solutions

An industrial waste water treatment company required a cost-effective solution to pumping polyelectrolyte. As such, the Verderflex Dura Hose Pump o...

240 babies die every hour from unsafe water – UN-Water

Millions of children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water - almost three to four babies a minute, accordi...

WEBCASTS

Water Works: Investing Together for a Stronger America

This webcast will feature water leaders, public and private, from across America who will discuss how investment in water infrastructure puts people to work and builds a stronger nation.

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Consumer Engagement for AMI -- Overcoming the 'Last Mile' Challenge

In this webcast, sponsored by Neptune Technology Group, we will discuss the drivers behind consumer engagement using customer web portals, the benefits and challenges to various approaches, an...

Automated phosphorus monitoring and treatment control meet highest standards for water protection

In this webcast, sponsored by the Hach Company you will hear about how the utility chose a sophisticated automatic monitoring and control solution, the Real-Time Control System for Phosphorus Remov...
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Workforce Productivity Without Hiring: MMSD and Veolia implement Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management Solution using Doc Palmer’s best practices for planning and scheduling

In this webcast, you will learn about the techniques, tools and processes MMSD and Veolia used to increase work productivity, reduce work backlog, and improve asset reliability at its water recover...
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WHITE PAPERS

One-Stage Deammonification Process - MBBR Versus IFAS Configurations - Development Updates and Application Considerations

The ANITA™ Mox Process is a single-stage deammonification process utilizing moving bed biofilm re...

Why Smart Water Networks Boost Efficiency

The Smart Water Network (SWAN) is the water utility industry’s equivalent to the energy industry’...

Online Analysis System: Modular end-to-end system for water analysis

The continuous analysis of water parameters is a costly procedure in practice. Usually, different...

UPCOMING WATER INDUSTRY EVENTS

IWA World Water Congress

Location:
Lisbon , Portugal
Sep 21, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014

Plastic Pipes XVII

Location:
Chicago, IL , USA
Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 24, 2014

WEFTEC.14

Location:
New Orleans, LA , USA
Sep 27, 2014 - Oct 1, 2014

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SIWW 2014

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