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Partnership to help distribute Veolia water/wastewater systems in Middle East

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has signed a partnership with Corys Environment to prom...

IDE Technologies receives two Global Water Awards

IDE Technologies was named a Global Water Awards category winner of the Desalination Plant of the...

Singapore deep tunnel phase II: consultants eagerly await tender decision

Major engineering consultancies are eagerly anticipating a tender decision from utility PUB for t...

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DESALINATION NEWSCAST

Stories this week include RO membrane material development to create “smart surfaces”; oil and gas tankers retrofitted into water treatment factories; Mott MacDonald boosts SWRO assets with AWT acquisition; UF modules help Brazil WWTP achieve reuse and $500,000 up for grabs in brackish desalination prize…

NEWS BY REGION

Wastewater reuse plant set for Peru mine

Swedish construction company Skanska has won a contract to build a wastewater treatment plant worth SEK640 million ($98.3 million) to provide treat...

Navajo Nation water supply project to receive first major pumping plant

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $19.6-million construction contract to build the Tohlakai Pumping Plant, the first pumping plant for t...

U.S.-Mexico border clean water access, improved infrastructure the focus of joint initiative

A joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the EPA aims to improve access to clean water and wastewater infrastructure for U...

Partnership aims to bring advanced water solutions to Mexico

A partnership between Desalitech and Veolia will bring advanced, cost-effective, high-recovery water solutions to Mexico and additional countries w...

Argentina river water quality to be improved with new trace metal monitors

Argentina has received multiple trace metal monitors to monitor Hexavalent Chrome as part of the extensive Matanza-Riachuelo river clean-up scheme.

Retrofitted oil and gas tankers: the future for mobile water treatment?

A Norwegian company believes that retrofitting old oil tankers with water treatment technology could create mobile treatment facilities and prevent...

Welsh Water selects EC Harris for contract extension

In a £120 million per year extended contract, utility Welsh Water has contracted consultancy EC Harris to provide cost and management services...

Wastewater reuse plant set for Peru mine

Swedish construction company Skanska has won a contract to build a wastewater treatment plant worth SEK640 million ($98.3 million) to provide treat...

Spain utility adopts modeling solution to improve wastewater collection

Aguas de Valencia, a water utility serving Northern Spain, has begun full deployment of a new modeling solution from Innovyze to meet its complex d...

Renewable powered desalination – what the IDA President has to say

Dr Abdullah Al-Alshaikh, president of the International Desalination Association (IDA), gives his views on renewable powered desalination via a Goo...

Drinking water trace metal monitor purchased by SVT following trial

UK utility Severn Trent Water (SVT) is looking to roll out a trace metal monitor at one of its water treatment works with the aim of ensuring water...

Partnership to help distribute Veolia water/wastewater systems in Middle East

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has signed a partnership with Corys Environment to promote water and wastewater systems developed in UAE ...

IDE Technologies receives two Global Water Awards

IDE Technologies was named a Global Water Awards category winner of the Desalination Plant of the Year for its Israel Sorek Project -- the world's ...

RO desalination project invites interest in Sohar, Oman

Contractors have been invited to submit expressions of interest to build a 22,000 m3/day desalination plant at the Sohar Industrial Port Area in no...

Technology to improve water conservation in second-largest Saudi Arabia city

Saudi Arabia's National Water Company plans to install new meters and communication modules from Itron to help Jeddah better conserve water resourc...

First closed-loop car wash installed in U.S. Embassy to Iraq

A closed-loop vehicle washing system designed for semi-permanent installations is being installed in the U.S. Embassy to Iraq in Baghdad.

Turkish power market to benefit from boiler island, CFB scrubber contract

Harbin Electric awarded a contract to a Foster Wheeler Global Power Group subsidiary for two circulating fluidized-bed boiler islands and flue gas ...

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...

Managing Flood Risk On the Orange River, South Africa

A group of international water experts have teamed up to provide hydraulic modelling and flood management solutions for the Lower Orange River.

Grand Designs North Africa: Impact of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam

If successful, a new mega dam project on the Nile could hold 63 billion cubic meters of water to reinvigorate Ethiopia.

Call for South Africa to step up
water/sanitation efforts

Only three out of 15 countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region are on track to achieve the 2015 Millennium Development ...

Industry News

Collection of water and wastewater new headlines from Industry news

Africa copper mine to receive treatment plant to meet boiler feedwater, process water needs

The Kansanshi Copper Mine near Solwezi in Zambia, Africa, will receive a containerized water treatment plant to meet boiler feedwater, process and ...

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...

Partnership to provide drinking water from waste heat in Maldive Islands

The world's first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of a local power generator to produce up to 10 tons of drinking water per day through ...

Potable water quality to be improved in India with innovative treatment system

Regions of India will soon receive cost- and energy-efficient drinking water with an innovative European water treatment technology.

Engineering book

The proceedings of the 2013 International Conference of Information Science and Management Engineering (ISME 2013) held in Wuhan, China, is present...

Wastewater treatment system to be supplied at China petrochemical refinery

A China petrochemical company will soon receive a refinery wastewater treatment system from Siemens to meet new discharge standards.

Sri Lanka to receive integrated water supply program

Tetra Tech will provide Sri Lanka with an integrated water supply program for the city of Badulla and communities of Ella and Haliela.

Singapore deep tunnel phase II: consultants eagerly await tender decision

Major engineering consultancies are eagerly anticipating a tender decision from utility PUB for the construction of the second phase of Singapore’s...

MBBR technology centre of petrochemical water reuse project in Taiwan

Taiwanese refiner and olefins producer Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC) has awarded a 15 million euro contract to the oil and gas solutions...

Membrane distillation set for China coal-to-chemical project

Membrane company memsys and water treatment manufacturer Horizon Environmental Technology have entered into a pilot plant agreement for a coal-to-c...

How much is too much?

A new report shows Singapore has jumped to being the most expensive city in the world. How does this translate into water tariffs?

California’s NanoH2O to be bought by South Korea’s LG Chem

California seawater reverse osmosis company, NanoH2O, will be reportedly bought out by South Korean-based LG Chem for $200 million...

Industrial water in Singapore treated with ceramic MBR and UASB process

Singapore’s first Ceramic Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) plant coupled with an Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) to treat and recycle industrial us...

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...

VIDEO: Mundaring water treatment plant opened in Australia

The 165,000 m3/day Mundaring Water Treatment Plant costing AUS$300 million has been officially opened this week in Western Australia...

VIDEO: Talking rainwater tanks

Australia is set roll out intelligent rainwater tank systems that can be controlled through smart phones and automatically control the release of w...

Desalination system helps thwart drought in Marshall Islands

A Spectra desalination plant established on Utrik, an atoll in the Marshall Islands, is thwarting the effects of a yearlong, region-wide drought.

Process water treatment improved at Australia mine site with new brine concentrator

A brine concentrator system was recently installed at Energy Resources of Australia's Ranger uranium mine site to help treat process water.

Australian sewage treatment plant to double capacity with membrane bioreactor

A Queensland, Australia sewage treatment plant will receive a membrane bioreactor from GE to double the amount of water treated per day.

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Apr 13, 2014 - Apr 17, 2014

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Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 17, 2014

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Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 17, 2014

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What Makes an Effective Odor Control Cover System Design?

A common side effect of wastewater treatment processes is the unpleasant odor that can linger nea...

Inline Sludge Screens – Municipal and Industrial Applications

How do I remove screenings from my sludge? Even when screens are installed at the head of a treat...

Model Development, Calibration and Simulation of the Continuous-Flow Sequencing Reactor for BNR Applications

The complexity of biological activities and the number of process variables important to nutrient...

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