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New study to shed light on persistence of Ebola virus in wastewater

In light of the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new research by a group of microbial ...

VIDEO: Desalination news update

Watch the desalination industry's latest news, including Japanese firm Metawater to reposition it...

LG Water Solutions rebranding to lose NanoH2O from name

In less than a decade California’s home-spun membrane business has gone on an incredible journey,...

Broken Hill desalination plant to be fixed up with additional RO capacity

The Broken Hill 6000 m3/day desalination plant will undergo a capacity increase by Australian fir...

Testing started on Hyflux’s 411 MW power plant in Tuaspring

A 411 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine power plant co-located with Singapore’s second des...

Ras Al Khaimah late starter in Middle East solar desalination race

Construction is expected to start next month on a solar powered desalination plant in Ras Al Khai...

DESALINATION NEWSCAST

VIDEO HEADLINES:

- Metawater to reposition itself as DBO provider as part of international expansion

- Hyflux to fly solo in Oman’s Barka and Sohar seven-way bid

- Letter of intent signed for Cerro Blanco desalination plant in Chile

- MoU signed to explore desal for industrial clients in Texas.

WEBCASTS

Avoiding trouble and saving money in water distribution operations

Join Bentley's Tom Walski who has worked on these kinds of problems and will point out ways you can take advantage of hydraulic models for better operation of your infrastructure.

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Pressure Sewer Operations - Secrets to Upgrading the Customer Experience

If you’re considering pressure sewers for your community or already have them, this could be the most valuable webinar you see this year.

Industrial Water Reuse: How to Enter an Expanding Market

The first in a three-part series, Black & Veatch, industry, and municipal experts will discuss the opportunities available to industries and municipalities through the provision and utilization...

WHITE PAPERS

Portable Parallel Analysis: Streamlining Distribution System Water Testing

One Hach customer used the SL1000 Parallel Portable Analyzer (PPA) to test 6 parameters simultane...

How Calibration Capabilities helped provide Cleaner Drinking Water

Having the ability to perform special  calibrations with  customer specific piping allo...

What Makes Corzan CPVC Piping Systems Superior to PVC

Through the years, piping systems have evolved. The concept of transporting fluids has remained t...

NEWS BY REGION

Brazil: Avoiding Future Water Woes

Brazil's worst drought in 80 years has seen the capital Sao Paulo take action to reduce consumption by 20-25%. With the city's two rivers both heav...

Peru: Capturing 'Oceans in the Sky'

Receiving less than 1cm of rain a year and with water resources under threat, Peru's capital city Lima has had to get creative at high altitudes wh...

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...

VIDEO: Desalination news update

Watch the desalination industry's latest news, including Japanese firm Metawater to reposition itself in PPP market as part of international expans...

Cryptosporidium outbreak: United Utilities’ customers urged to continue boiling water

UK utility United Utilities has urged 300,000 households to continue boiling their drinking water due to small traces of cryptosporidium found...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Join WWi magazine chief editor Tom Freyberg for Desalinate, the bi-weekly newscast bringing you a news round up from the global desalination indust...

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...

Ras Al Khaimah late starter in Middle East solar desalination race

Construction is expected to start next month on a solar powered desalination plant in Ras Al Khaimah that will eventually supply 100,00 m3/day of d...

Exporting Israel's Water Know-How

At the helm of Israeli water company -- Tahal -- current president and CEO, Saar Bracha, has doubled the company's sales to $220 million over the l...

World News

The U.S. Department of Energy has presented a $3 million award to the Electric Power Research Institute in an effort to develop a novel dry-cooling...

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...

New study to shed light on persistence of Ebola virus in wastewater

In light of the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new research by a group of microbial risk-assessment and virology researchers suggests ...

Exporting Israel's Water Know-How

At the helm of Israeli water company -- Tahal -- current president and CEO, Saar Bracha, has doubled the company's sales to $220 million over the l...

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...

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...

LG Water Solutions rebranding to lose NanoH2O from name

In less than a decade California’s home-spun membrane business has gone on an incredible journey, literally from West to East...

Testing started on Hyflux’s 411 MW power plant in Tuaspring

A 411 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine power plant co-located with Singapore’s second desalination plant in Tuaspring has been connected to...

Viewpoint: Korean World Water Forum in Retrospect

The 7th World Water Forum was held in Daegu and Gyeongbuk in April. Over three months have elapsed since the Forum. Asit K. Biswas analyses th...

FCC to manage Mecca WWTPs, Saudi Arabia

Spanish firm FCC Aqualia has secured a contract comprising the operation and maintenance of the two largest wastewater treatment plants in Mecca, S...

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...

Broken Hill desalination plant to be fixed up with additional RO capacity

The Broken Hill 6000 m3/day desalination plant will undergo a capacity increase by Australian firm Osmoflo as part of a turnkey solution for existi...

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...

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