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Industrial water market targeted by SUEZ Environnement investment

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, through its subsidiary Degremont, has taken shares in Evatherm, a Swiss engin...

Wastewater contract worth €2m in Portugal awarded to Acciona

Acciona Agua has been awarded a contract to design, build and start up a wastewater treatment pla...

RO membrane elements help Ghanaian beverage firm stop downtime

After suffering from filter clogging and facility downtime, North Ghana drinks company Mazareka t...

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DESALINATION NEWSCAST

[VIDEO] Solar powered RO units set for Cameroon; Three Italian islands to get brackish water desalination; Sur desalination plant to expand in Oman; Sub-surface intake proposed for California project and Indian government working on low temperature thermal desalination

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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...

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2014 World Cup: Will Brazil Keep a Clean Sheet for Water/Sanitation?

In June the eyes and ears of the world will be sharply focused upon Brazil. Playing host to the 2014 World Cup, any shortcomings in public infrastr...

Veolia to provide treatment equipment, services to Columbia oil field in $73M contract

Ecopetrol America Inc. has awarded a contract to Veolia to provide equipment and services used to treat the produced water from Ecopetrol S.A.'s Ca...

Industrial water market targeted by SUEZ Environnement investment

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, through its subsidiary Degremont, has taken shares in Evatherm, a Swiss engineering company specialised in evaporation and crys...

Wastewater contract worth €2m in Portugal awarded to Acciona

Acciona Agua has been awarded a contract to design, build and start up a wastewater treatment plant at Vila do Bispo in the Algarve, which will ser...

RO membrane elements help Ghanaian beverage firm stop downtime

After suffering from filter clogging and facility downtime, North Ghana drinks company Mazareka turned to German company LANXESS to take delivery o...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis”, according to a study by the Massachu...

Maps to help public understand relationship between groundwater and fracking

The British Geological Survey in partnership with the EA have published a series of maps which show the depth to each shale gas and oil source rock...

Upgrade to Europe's largest wastewater treatment plant to include submersible pumps

Xylem has won a significant contract to supply its Flygt brand submersible pumps and monitoring and control technology as part of a project to upgr...

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 ...

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 th...

CH2M HILL lauded for noteworthy wastewater treatment plant projects

CH2M HILL has been recognized with two Global Water Awards for its exceptional infrastructure work involving Peru's Taboada Wastewater Treatment Pl...

Global technology challenge seeks energy-efficient seawater desalination solutions

GE ecomagination and Aramco Entrepreneurship launched an open global technology challenge to accelerate the development of solutions focused on imp...

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 ...

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...

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

Cost and energy positive desalination: fact or fiction in the Maldives?

Following the installation of one of its units in the Maldives, German thermal desalination provider memsys claimed it has developed a technology t...

UF/RO membrane + electrodeionization combo set for Thailand power plant

GE’s advanced water treatment technology including UF and RO membranes will help purify water at IRPC Public Company Limited’s new combined heat an...

Singapore’s DTSS Phase 2: Five key facts you need to know

It was during the bi-annual Singapore International Water Week that one of the biggest engineering projects was announced, not just for Singapore, ...

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...

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.

WEBCASTS

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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Get More From Your Data

In this webinar the presenters will discuss ways for the utility to get the most value from its data by sharing it both between the field and office and across the various departments in the utility.

Funding Infrastructure Investments with Guaranteed Performance

Experts will discuss how to analyze a water or wastewater plant and distribution system for energy and operational efficiencies, and then invest the savings created back into the systems. They will...
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Boost Capacity and Efficiency, While Minimizing Upgrade Costs in Water Treatment Plants

Many Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants (W/WWTP) are facing increased demand, but are limited...

How Payment Technology Can Improve Cash Flow

Utilities and municipalities today want to simplify bill payment for customers. One way to do thi...

Heavy Metals Water Testing - Powered by DNA

Water pollution is a worldwide problem affecting developing and developed countries alike. Heavy ...

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