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VIDEO: Detector tracks toxic algae blooms in drinking water

A biosensor recently developed at Lund University in Sweden could be used to detect toxic algae b...

Pre-treatment contract awarded for Basra, Iraq desalination project

Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works has awarded a 170 million euro contract to prov...

China's largest steelmaker to receive advanced industrial water treatment, recycling plants

Tangshan Iron & Steel has selected Veolia to build and operate industrial water treatment and...

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:

Senegal’s two desal proposals hope to end water deficit; Hybrid desalination plants could save $400 million in OPEX, says IDA veteran; BEWG attracts $228m to drive industrial water reuse projects in China; Incentives earmarked for water recycling and desalination in California and Operational efficiency tops concerns in Australia, says survey

NEWS BY REGION

Chilean mine contract kick-starts Degremont’s mobile water business

Chilean mining company SCM Minera Lumina Copper Chile has awarded French company Degremont a contract to supply 50 m3/hour reverse omosis mobile wa...

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...

VIDEO: Detector tracks toxic algae blooms in drinking water

A biosensor recently developed at Lund University in Sweden could be used to detect toxic algae blooms in drinking water...

Taking Hungary's Reclamation Gardens East

Back in 2011 WWI covered the story of how Organica changed the perception of wastewater treatment plants in Hungary with its odour free facilities,...

Hungary faces up to the affordability challenge

Hungary has reduced its 400-plus utilities to just 46 in three years. Natasha Wiseman investigates the changed landscape and the country's first ic...

The Ice Bucket Challenge: The Cold, Hard Truth

Millions around the world have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise money for charity. How did it start? Why did it get slammed by environmen...

VIDEO: Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi Chief Editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest desalination industry news from the last two weeks. Watch the video for the full st...

Modern Water wins £22m wastewater treatment plant contract in Gibraltar

Following its first forward osmosis plant in Gibraltar, Uk firm Modern Water has won a £22 million project to deliver a wastewater treatment plant,...

Pre-treatment contract awarded for Basra, Iraq desalination project

Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works has awarded a 170 million euro contract to provide pre-treatment facilities for its 200,000 m3/da...

VIDEO: Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi Chief Editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest desalination industry news from the last two weeks...

Meeting Abu Dhabi's High Water Demands

Spurred on by a buoyant economy and population growth, the GCC countries are looking to invest $130 billion over the next decade to meet future dem...

The X-treme Diet

A small UK based biotech company has developed an in-vessel composter that harnesses the unique abilities of extremophiles found near deep ocean ve...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Join Tom Freyberg from WWi magazine for Desalinate, the bi-weekly video newscast focusing on the global desalination industry...

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...

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...

India desalination plant to receive high-capacity ultrafiltration technology

Ultrafiltration membrane technology specialist inge GmbH recently secured the largest project in the company's history and will supply high-capacit...

Taking Hungary's Reclamation Gardens East

Back in 2011 WWI covered the story of how Organica changed the perception of wastewater treatment plants in Hungary with its odour free facilities,...

Life's Good for Team South Korea/America

Earlier this year Californian membrane company NanoH2O was acquired by South Korea's LG Chem. In a "West meets East" merge, what will the...

News

County commissioners have approved a $24.5 million project to expand the wastewater treatment plant at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional airport.

Intelligent software helping India water authority achieve complete equitable water supply

Kerala Water Authority of the Government of Kerala, India, has implemented the use of advanced analytics and mobility solutions from IBM to be...

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...

China's largest steelmaker to receive advanced industrial water treatment, recycling plants

Tangshan Iron & Steel has selected Veolia to build and operate industrial water treatment and recycling facilities for two of its industrial pr...

Double-digit growth predicted for plastic pipe market worldwide

Speaking at the recent Plastic Pipes XVII conference and exhibition, Stephen Boros, chairman of the event's organizing committee, noted that four m...

Drinking water access to be improved in Myanmar

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT's engineering subsidiary SAFEGE has been selected to support the Green City project for Myanmar's second largest city, Mandalay...

Conquering Everest’s water contamination problem

A Ball State University team from Indiana is working to bring clean drinking water to a small, isolated community in mountainous Nepal that lies in...

New joint laboratory to address global water pollution, management issues

In an effort to address global water pollution and supply issues, the Desert Research Institute and Nevada Center of Excellence have partnered...

Eastern Singapore to receive second major water supply plant

PUB has selected BESIN-UEN Consortium as the Preferred Bidder for the second NEWater Plant located in the region of Changi, Singapore. Th...

Australia water pump station enhances efficiency with reservoir-applied actuator

The Telarah Water Pump Station in Australia has recently installed a new actuator as part of a six-stage water supply system upgrade managed by Hun...

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...

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

ANDalyze - Real-time Heavy Metals Testing in Water

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

Operational and Energy Efficiency for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Countless municipalities and utilities are facing aging water and wastewater facilities. Addressi...

Why circulate? How to restore water quality, biodiversity and aesthetics to lakes, reservoirs and ponds

Harmful blue-green algae blooms have become all too common in freshwater lakes, reservoirs and po...

UPCOMING WATER INDUSTRY EVENTS

Itron Utility Week

Location:
San Antonio, TX , USA
Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Location:
Washington, DC , USA
Oct 28, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014

Produced Water Reuse Initiative 2014

Location:
Denver, CO , USA
Oct 29, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014

FEATURED EVENT VIDEOS

SIWW 2014

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PXL Seals

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