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The Ice Bucket Challenge and Matt Damon

Celebrities and even the Simpsons have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise money for chari...

First CSIA-certified control system integrator approved in Africa

The Control System Integrators Association announced it has certified a control system integrator...

Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

Recent efforts undertaken in UTZ Certified's Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven tha...

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] LG Chem sets sights on RO global number one spot after NanoH2O buy; Bahrain ship yard to get $8.6 million RO plant under BOT contract; Procurement set to start on 30,000 m3/day IWP in Oman; China to increases desalination capacity by 16% in 2013; Renewable desalination to focus in Middle East conference discussion...

NEWS BY REGION

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...

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...

The Ice Bucket Challenge and Matt Damon

Celebrities and even the Simpsons have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise money for charity. How did it start? Why did Matt Damon use water...

Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi chief editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest global desalination news stories in the video newscast below...

Sewer upgrade in Allonby, Northern England following bathing water issues

Allonby, a tourist hotspot in the North of England, is to receive a multi-million pound upgrade to its sewer system next year following its failure...

Western Netherlands to modernize water system with advanced meters

Itron has recently signed a four-year contract to supply water meters to Evides Waterbedrijf, a water supplier located in the city of Rotterdam, Ne...

Desalination news round up

A round-up of the latest global desalination news from the last two weeks, including TATA Power installs RO system in India to help reuse cooling w...

Dewatering pumps aid Balkans in relief effort following devastating floods

Xylem has provided dewatering equipment to assist with the relief effort following disastrous floods that recently occurred in the Balkans of South...

Partnership enables USGS to help assess water resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, USGS scientists have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey in efforts to establish an inventory of Afg...

Islamic State militants take over largest dam in Iraq

After nearly a week of varying attempts, militants of the Islamic State have seized control of the Mosul Dam, the largest dam in Iraq.

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...

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...

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 ...

Xylem awarded contract for Southeast Asia run-of-river hydropower dam

A contract worth $19.6 million has been awarded to Xylem to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam in the cou...

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...

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...

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...

WEBCASTS

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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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.

WHITE PAPERS

Online Analysis System: Modular end-to-end system for water analysis

The continuous analysis of water parameters is a costly procedure in practice. Usually, different...

SCADA Alternatives for Remote Monitoring

Most utilities employ a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system or DCS (Distribu...

How to Control Activated Sludge with Online Sensors

YSI's white paper delves into the concept of online monitoring and control in wastewater facilit...

UPCOMING WATER INDUSTRY EVENTS

World Water Week

Location:
Stockholm, Sweden
Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 5, 2014

International Progress in Biogas III Conference

Location:
Stuttgart , Germany
Sep 10, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014

GF Water Treatment Technology Summit

Location:
Schlatt , Switzerland
Sep 11, 2014 - Sep 12, 2014

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SIWW 2014

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