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Wastewater treatment to benefit 100 towns in China after ADB funding

The Asian Development Bank has signed a $300 million facility agreement with Sound Global to impr...

Desalination to account for 35% of membrane market

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Check out the latest global desalination news from the last two weeks...

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Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia expected to be tendered shortly

ACWA Power strikes twice with Barka phase II expansion win in Oman

Israeli firm IDE Technologies rumoured to be up for sale

Algeria’s supersized Magtaa plant open for business after delays

Thermal desalination start-up process to be rolled out by Metito

NEWS BY REGION

Argentina to receive first-of-its-kind $10M seawater RO desalination plant

RWL Water was recently awarded with the first-ever seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in the city of Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz, Argentina...

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...

Virtual reality Oculus headset helps self-sufficient WWTP save £2m in design costs

By integrating advanced design software with virtual reality Oculus technology, around £2 million was saved in the design and construction of an ad...

All aboard the poo bus! Wastewater powered bus goes into service in the UK

THE UK’s first ever bus powered by biomethane generated at a wastewater treatmebt plant has taken to the road today...

Veolia, IBM partner to deliver new digital urban solutions for smarter cities

IBM and Veolia have announced a new partnership and new solutions that integrate intuitive and powerful digital technologies into urban services to...

Russia oil refinery to receive advanced membrane bioreactors for WWTP upgrade

Koch Membrane Systems has been selected to provide its PURON MBR modules for a wastewater treatment plant upgrade at a refinery in Russia. The syst...

Aquifer storage and recovery project coming to Southern England

Utility Southern Water is planning an aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) project in the town of Worthing to help store drinking water for future us...

Kurita to acquire valuable ICL business units in asset purchase agreement

Kurita Water Industries and ICL have entered into an asset purchase agreement to allow Kurita to acquire ICL's Performance Products' aluminum, pape...

Desalination to account for 35% of membrane market

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Check out the latest global desalination news from the last two weeks...

Thermal desalination start-up technology to be rolled out by Metito

A start-up thermal desalination technology that uses advanced thermodynamics and waste heat streams will be introduced across Asia and Africa by Me...

Second desalination extension project in Barka awarded to ACWA Power

The Oman Power & Water Procurement Company has awarded the second phase of the Barka desalination project to ACWA Power Barka...

ConocoPhillips issues contract to conduct water treatment study in oil, gas production

ConocoPhillips, in collaboration with industry partners under the Petroleum Environment Research Forum, has formulated a study to identify and expl...

Desalination firm IDE Technologies rumoured to be up for sale

Israeli desalination company IDE Technologies is reportedly being put up for sale by owners ICL Group and Delek Group and could fetch up to $1 bill...

Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia to be tendered shortly

Tunisia’s national water company, Sonede, is expected to launch its tender for the construction of its 150,000 m3/day desalination plant in Sfax in...

World Toilet Day: “Strong political will” needed to address sanitation problem, says UN’s Ban Ki-moon

More people in the world have a mobile phone than they do a toilet. World Toilet Day aims to raise awareness of the global sanitation challenge and...

Algeria’s supersized 500,000 m3/day desalination plant open for business

Africa’s largest seawater reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant has been opened in Magtaa, Algeria to provide 500,000 m3/day of drinking water...

Trickling filters used in Morocco WWTP

Morocco is now benefiting from the use of trickling filters at the newly commissioned Khenifra Wastewater Treatment Works...

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.

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...

Wastewater treatment to benefit 100 towns in China after ADB funding

The Asian Development Bank has signed a $300 million facility agreement with Sound Global to improve rural wastewater management using innovative t...

Thermal desalination start-up technology to be rolled out by Metito

A start-up thermal desalination technology that uses advanced thermodynamics and waste heat streams will be introduced across Asia and Africa by Me...

Yokogawa, Murata partnership to develop ISA100 Wireless communication modules

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute recently announced that Yokogawa Electric Corporation and Murata Manufacturing have entered into an agreem...

ASPE partners with Asian organizations to promote enhanced global communication

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers has announced two new memorandums of understanding with the Japanese Society of Plumbing Engineers and t...

Kurita to acquire valuable ICL business units in asset purchase agreement

Kurita Water Industries and ICL have entered into an asset purchase agreement to allow Kurita to acquire ICL's Performance Products' aluminum, pape...

Calgon Carbon awarded second major contract for South Korea water treatment plant

Samsung C&T Corporation has awarded Calgon Carbon a contract to supply 7.2 million pounds of Filtrasorb granular activated carbon to the Dduk-D...

Nereda wastewater treatment breaks into Australian market

As part of its international roll out, Dutch technology Nereda will be used in Australia for the first time after a contract has been awarded by Qu...

Second desalination plant now operational in drought-stricken Marshall Islands

Spectra Watemarkers has provided a permanent solar and wind-powered water desalination plant on the remote atoll of Kili in the Marshall Islands, w...

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...

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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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How the Cloud is Revolutionizing the Future of Water Utility Management: Understanding the Differences Between Managed Cloud-based Software Solutions and Traditional In-house Solutions for Water Meter Data Management

  The emergence of the cloud-based, managed solution approach to advanced metering analytics...

High Viscosity Polymer Measurement

One of the challenges in the measurement of waste water and water treatment processes is high vis...

Three Steps for Reducing Total Cost of Ownership in Pumping Systems

Energy costs have become an increasing contributor to pumping systems Total Cost of Ownership (TC...

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Dec 1, 2014 - Dec 3, 2014

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