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Tonkin Consulting appoints desalination specialist as new principal water engineer

Tonkin Consulting announced that it has appointed Neil Palmer to serve as principal water enginee...

Sweden's Big Biogas Potential: Researchers Aim to Shed Light on Generating Biogas from Pulp and Paper Waste Streams

After examining waste streams from mill processes, scientists from Sweden's Linköping University,...

Water reuse upgrade transforms Kuwait WWTP into world's largest facility of its kind

Kuwait's Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plantis is set to install submerged hollo...

DESALINATION NEWSCAST

VIDEO HEADLINES:

- Oman goes big with double desal RfQ

- Progress made on renewable desalination trials in UAE

- Kuwait’s Sulaibiya WWTP to get membrane expansion

- US forward osmosis start-up nominated for $5 million funding

NEWS BY REGION

WaterStep meets full amount of $100K Living Water Fund for safe water

WaterStep recently announced that it has successfully met the full amount of the Living Water Fund, a $100,000 matching grant from an anonymous don...

Tortola desalination plant now fully operational in British Virgin Islands

A new 10,400 m3/day seawater desalination plant in the British Virgin Islands is now fully operational ahead of 2015 after a commissioning period...

Wastewater network contract worth €65m awarded in Panama

The Panama Ministry of Health  has awarded a €65 million contract to maintain and operate the wastewater collection systems...

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...

Sweden's Big Biogas Potential: Researchers Aim to Shed Light on Generating Biogas from Pulp and Paper Waste Streams

After examining waste streams from mill processes, scientists from Sweden's Linköping University, working with Scandinavian Biogas and consulting c...

VIDEO: Cambridge’s ambitious storm water reuse project

One of the UK's largest storm water recycling systems is being built, as part of the the North West Cambridge Development, which will include rainf...

MBR upgrade to help Queen Mary 2 cruise ship meet IMO requirements

One of the world’s major cruise ships, the Queen Mary 2, is being fitted with a Membrane BioReactor (MBR) wastewater treatment system to help meet ...

Nanofiltration plant part of €108m contract quartet for FCC in Latin America

Spanish water company FCC Aqualia has won four contracts in Latin America including a nanofiltration project to process groundwater in Chile...

Thames Water hails “new era” for UK water sector

Utility Thames Water has awarded two groups major contracts to handle up to £4 billion of capital investment programmes and network and developer s...

Falling oil prices won’t impact thermal desalination projects - IDA

The fall in oil price shouldn’t impact operation costs or a drive a new uptake in thermal desalination plants, according to an industry expert...

Water reuse upgrade transforms Kuwait WWTP into world's largest facility of its kind

Kuwait's Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plantis is set to install submerged hollow-fiber membranes and low-fouling reverse osmosis ...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Watch our bi-weekly video newscast, supported by the International Desalination Association (IDA), featuring the biggest stories from the global de...

IDE's Israel seawater RO desalination plant sets world record for water production

IDE Technologies announced that its seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in the coastal city of Ashkelon, Israel, has reached a world record...

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, to implement innovative seawater bioenergy pilot project

A new research project in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi -- serving as the world's first bioenergy pilot-scale facility to use seawater-irrigated desert la...

Jeddah 4 desalination engineering & design awarded to Black & Veatch

Consultancy Black & Veatch will provide engineering and design services for SWCC's Jeddah 4 desalination plant in Saudi Arabia...

Falling oil prices won’t impact thermal desalination projects - IDA

The fall in oil price shouldn’t impact operation costs or a drive a new uptake in thermal desalination plants, according to an industry expert...

Coalition launches new water treatment facility in Liberia to combat Ebola

In an effort to help fight Ebola in West Africa, a coalition involving a variety of organizations, including the McWane Foundation, Coca-Cola Afric...

Sludge powered wastewater treatment plant in Egypt to get €84m upgrade

Suez Environnement subsidiary Degrémont has won a four-year contract worth a total of €84 million to operate and maintain two wastewater treatment ...

$5m contract awarded to Amref to improve sanitation in Kenya

Charity Amref Kenya has been awarded a Kshs. 450,000,000 (USD$5 million) contract to execute a five year programme aimed at reaching over 1.92 mill...

WaterStep meets full amount of $100K Living Water Fund for safe water

WaterStep recently announced that it has successfully met the full amount of the Living Water Fund, a $100,000 matching grant from an anonymous don...

Solar powered submersible pump delivers 100 m3/day to African community

A farming community in Africa is now able to irrigate its crops on a reliable year-round basis, thanks to a solar pumping solution from NOV Mono...

Drinking water pipeline project signed between Ghana and Togo

Ghana and Togo have signed a MoU for the construction of a drinking water pipeline to alleviate stress on Togo's dwindling groundwater supplies...

AWWA to establish first International Community with historic opening of India branch

The American Water Works Associationhas announced that it will establish its first International Community when it opens an office this spring in I...

The Great Wall, Mark II: Engineering China's Water Lifeline

Totalling a century from conception to completion, costing over $60 billion, China's South-North Water Transfer Project will be one of the greatest...

Water's Highs & Lows: 2014 Year Review

Although 2014 may have been quiet on the municipal contract activity, it's the industrial activities providing room for growth. WWi provides an ove...

Conquering Mountains

WWi celebrates 25 thought leaders in the global industry, all of whom have made a difference in the provision of water and wastewater services, or ...

Panasonic develops advanced photocatalytic water purification technology

Panasonic recently announced that it has developed its own photocatalytic water purification technology. This technology uses photocatalysts and th...

New website

Wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam to get $130m upgrade

A US$130 million contract has been awarded to an international consortium to expand a wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam by 328,000 m3/day...

Sustainable drinking water/wastewater target of Australia/Vietnam MoU

Water industry associations from Australia and Vietnam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to address water related challenges...

Desalination in China should be used as a back-up, says WRI

A heavy reliance on coal could mean increasing China's desalination capacity will have a heavy environmental price, according to an analysis from W...

New website

Double-whammy sludge treatment contract for Cambi in Beijing

Beijing Drainage Construction Company has awarded a second contract for the use of Thermal Hydrolysis Process (THP), following an initial contract ...

China’s South-North transfer “critical” to avoid a water crisis

Experts have said that completion of China’s South-North Water Transfer (SNWT) is critical if the country is to carry on developing at its current ...

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...

Sustainable drinking water/wastewater target of Australia/Vietnam MoU

Water industry associations from Australia and Vietnam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to address water related challenges...

VIDEO: Ceramic membrane water reuse pilot in Australia

In the first half of 2013, Dutch water firm PWN Technologies took part in a study to evaluate the activity of ozone in combination with ceramic mem...

New website

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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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WHITE PAPERS

Dealing with the Highs and Lows of Flow

Water is becoming a much more valuable commodity every year, so the measurement of water has also...

Environmental Protection and Flood Prevention with the Modular HOBAS Combined Sewer Overflow Chamber

Rising sea levels, increasingly severe rainstorms, and an ever-growing population density keep in...

Disaster Prevention: Monitoring Water Depth in Roadside Drainage Ditches with Level Sensors

This white paper describes the use and installation of level transmitters for stormwater monitori...

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