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Sensus, BAI partner to deliver advanced digital infrastructure to Australia

Sensus and BAI have partnered to transform the utility-customer ecosystem in Australia. The compa...

Xylem providing dewatering pumps for Panama Canal Expansion Program

The Panama Canal Expansion Program is receiving heavy-duty dewatering pumps from Xylem to fill th...

Membrane technology helps improve operations at Italy wastewater treatment plant

In an effort to preserve the beaches of the Northern Adriatic Sea, the regional government in Rim...

Ceramic membranes trialled in Singapore for seawater reverse osmosis pre-treatment

Ceramic membranes may have historically struggled in the municipal drinking water market compared...

Caribbean island expanding drinking water plant with seawater desalination solution

A seawater desalination plant expansion project in Hato on the Caribbean island of Bonaire will s...

Wastewater management contract awarded to VA Tech Wabag in Istanbul, Turkey

Indian water and wastewater company VA Tech Wabag has secured a $50 million a year contract from ...

DESALINATION NEWSCAST

VIDEO HEADLINES:

- Demo solar MED desalination plant to be expanded in California

- Ceramic membranes trialled in Singapore for SWRO pre-treatment

- Metawater President confirms WWi Leader Interview

- 2014-15 IDA fellowship winner to work in Oman’s PAEW

WEBCASTS

Aligning Analytics & Asset Management Strategy: Best Practices for Water Utilities

Managing operations, aging infrastructure, availability of funding and managing capital costs are among the top five concerns cited by U.S. water utilities in a recent survey. But advanced automati...

Top 8 Reasons the Water Industry Should Remanufacture

As the water and wastewater industry moves toward more efficient, solid-state motors and drives, many facilities are turning to remanufacturing to give their electrical equipment new life. In ...
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WHITE PAPERS

Implementation of Solids Retention Time in Wastewater

Solids retention time (SRT) is a critical activated sludge design and operating parameter. What r...

How to Control Denitrification Using Online Nitrate Sensors

Nutrient removal from wastewater is an increasingly common requirement for water resource recover...

How to Control Activated Sludge Using Online Sensors

The focus of this white paper is the use of online instrumentation for control of wastewater trea...

NEWS BY REGION

Xylem providing dewatering pumps for Panama Canal Expansion Program

The Panama Canal Expansion Program is receiving heavy-duty dewatering pumps from Xylem to fill the third set of basin locks on the Pacific Ocean se...

Caribbean island expanding drinking water plant with seawater desalination solution

A seawater desalination plant expansion project in Hato on the Caribbean island of Bonaire will soon be receiving an advanced water filtration equi...

Jamaica to maximize efficiency of water system in KSA under $42.5M contract

The National Water Commission of Jamaica has announced that it will maximize the efficiency of its water systems in the Kingston & Saint Andrew...

Advanced filtration system brings clean drinking water to remote Haitian village

Thanks to a new, advanced water filtration system, residents of Grande-Saline, a remote village in northwest Haiti, are now receiving clean drinkin...

New index reveals countries leading in improving water, sanitation for citizens

According to a new WaSH Performance Index developed by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina, El Salvador, Niger and Pakistan are...

Membrane technology helps improve operations at Italy wastewater treatment plant

In an effort to preserve the beaches of the Northern Adriatic Sea, the regional government in Rimini, Italy, has partnered with HERA, operator of t...

Autoclave pre-treatment key to unlocking methane, finds new research

Pre-treating sewage sludge in an autoclave can increase methane generation by 47%, according to new research...

Ukrainian delegates meet with MWRD officials to discuss water management issues

In the wake of new regime changes in Ukraine, a delegation of Ukrainian leaders and water treatment experts recently visited with officials from th...

Waste cheese turned to biogas in UK anaerobic digestion project

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) company Clearfleau has finished the first stage in a major project for First Milk, at one of the UK's largest ch...

Serbian brewer to improve operations with U.S. biogas cover technology

Industrial and Environmental Concepts has announced that its biogas cover technology will be installed at the Molson Brewery in Serbia.

DWA, Royal HaskoningDHV join forces abroad under new partnership agreement

Under a new partnership agreement signed by Dutch Water Authorities (DWA) and Royal HaskoningDHV, DWA will offer its support for the startup of was...

Wastewater management contract awarded to VA Tech Wabag in Istanbul, Turkey

Indian water and wastewater company VA Tech Wabag has secured a $50 million a year contract from utility Istanbul Water and Sewage Administration (...

FCC Aqualia secures O&M contract for two largest WWTPs in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

FCC Aqualia, in association with lkhorayef Water and Power Company of Saudi Arabia, recently announced that is has secured a contract comprisi...

Desalination capacity maxed out but Israel beats drought

Israel will not need to build any further desalination capacity this decade, after reaching 600 million cubic metres and overcoming drought conditi...

Hyflux springboards from Oman to Saudi to deliver desalination pre-treatment

Hyflux has won a US$48 million contract in Saudi Arabia to provide ultrafiltration pre-treatment for the Yanbu Desalination Plant...

Itron to upgrade water meters, improve water supply in Middle East

Itron announced that it has initiated a project to upgrade water meters and reduce apparent water losses in the city of Amman, Jordan, as part of t...

Desalination market “pick up” will help balance Hyflux’s revenues, says CEO Lum

With a 61% growth rate expected for the desalination industry, Hyflux CEO Olivia Lum believes this will help the Singapore firm increase group reve...

Lack of sanitation holding back drinking water gains, finds WHO report

Despite worldwide progress on drinking water access, one in three people, or 2.4 billion people lack sanitation facilities including 946 million pe...

Olivia Lum--The Secret Behind Singapore's Water Entrepreneur

Five years in the making, WWi was recently granted an exclusive interview with Olivia Lum, CEO of Singapore water firm Hyflux. Here she talks to To...

Bahrain WTE Bid from ACWA/FCC to Include Desalination Plans

An alternative bid from a consortium including ACWA Power for Bahrain's 390,000 tonne per year waste to energy (WtE) facility will include the prov...

World News

A guide has been released to help water utility managers detect and control cyantoxins, the algae-related contaminants, which impacted Toledo in Oh...

Perseverance is Key

This issue's Leader Interview with Hyflux's Olivia Lum proves that we need to get behind innovative and disruptive technologies today which could p...

Anti-pollution system to treat wastewater discharges along Morocco coastline

His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco, North Africa, along with a number of partnering individuals, has inaugurated an anti-pollution system from...

Urban Water Management in India

About 30% of people in India live in cities that are expected to double in population by 2050. With a growing economy and changing lifestyles the p...

CH2M HILL partnership to deliver safe, clean water supply to Jaipur, India

CH2M HILL in partnership with the Singapore Public Utilities Board and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, is providing water management leadership s...

Xylem appoints new senior vice president, president of Emerging Markets

Xylem announced that it has appointed Steven Leung as senior vice president and president of Emerging Markets for the company -- a newly creat...

H2O Risk: Business [not] as Usual

Water risks are now a major concern for multinationals. Nestlé realised this nearly 10 years ago and made changes. How are other companies pre-empt...

World News

California Water Service Company has signed an exclusive agreement to partner with the city of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Valley Water District and App...

$1m desalination contracts bagged in India/Ghana by Energy Recovery

Californian company Energy Recovery has been awarded two contracts worth $1m contract in India and Ghana...

Ceramic membranes trialled in Singapore for seawater reverse osmosis pre-treatment

Ceramic membranes may have historically struggled in the municipal drinking water market compared to its polymeric bigger brother, but Singapore is...

Second Changi wastewater reuse plant to use Xylem UV tech in Singapore

Water technology Xylem has been awarded a contract worth more than $500,000 to supply ultraviolet (UV) disinfection solutions to a major munic...

Olivia Lum--The Secret Behind Singapore's Water Entrepreneur

Five years in the making, WWi was recently granted an exclusive interview with Olivia Lum, CEO of Singapore water firm Hyflux. Here she talks to To...

Ballast water treatment system contract awarded to Wärtsilä in China

Finnish manufacturer Wärtsilä has received an order to fit its Ballast Water Management Systems for a major European shipping company at the Jinhai...

Vietnam agricultural irrigation system to use Xylem pumps in $1.7m contract

Xylem has been awarded a $1.7 million contract with Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to design and supply advanced water pum...

New index reveals countries leading in improving water, sanitation for citizens

According to a new WaSH Performance Index developed by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina, El Salvador, Niger and Pakistan are...

Sensus, BAI partner to deliver advanced digital infrastructure to Australia

Sensus and BAI have partnered to transform the utility-customer ecosystem in Australia. The companies will design, supply and install a digital inf...

Australian pipeline project improves operations with high-precision actuators

The Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline project, a nearly 75-mile industrial water pipeline in the state of Queensland, Australia, recently insta...

Tonkin Consulting appoints desalination specialist as new principal water engineer

Tonkin Consulting announced that it has appointed Neil Palmer to serve as principal water engineer at the company's head office in the city of Adel...

Australian sewage treatment plant to receive major upgrade under DBO contract

Unitywater has officially awarded a Design, Build, Operate, and Maintain contract to TRILITY, an Australian private water utility, for the rehabili...

Celebrating the Water Industry's High Fliers

The global water/wastewater industries have spoken! From Nobel Laureates, to water reuse pioneers and engineers who have grown billion dollar busin...

Sustainable drinking water/wastewater target of Australia/Vietnam MoU

Water industry associations from Australia and Vietnam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to address water related challenges...

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UPCOMING WATER INDUSTRY EVENTS

2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium

Location:
Orlando, FL , USA
Aug 4, 2015 - Aug 6, 2015

Aquatech India

Location:
New Delhi , India
Aug 11, 2015 - Aug 13, 2015

Smart H2O Summit

Location:
San Francisco, CA , USA
Aug 17, 2015 - Aug 19, 2015
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