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Wastewater, environmental consultant Ramboll acquires ENVIRON

Danish engineering, design and consultancy firm, Ramboll has acquired the U.S. based environmenta...

SUEZ to expand major Middle East WWTP in new contract

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, through its subsidiary Degrémont, has been commissioned by the Government of ...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Stories this week include Jeddah 4 desalination expansion awarded to Black & Veatch and Austr...

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- Australian desal veteran defends mothballed plants

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- Sri Lanka Air Force helps patch up plant in Maldives after crippling fire

- IDE Technologies linked to new project in India

- Nagare Membranes bags $10.5m funding for carbon nanotube membranes

NEWS BY REGION

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...

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...

Wastewater, environmental consultant Ramboll acquires ENVIRON

Danish engineering, design and consultancy firm, Ramboll has acquired the U.S. based environmental and health consultancy, ENVIRON.

Water services price drop in England/Wales: industry reaction

Water industry regulator Ofwat has ruled that household bills in England and Wales for drinking water and wastewater services will fall by 5% by 20...

Groundwater Management: Tackling Flooding from the Ground Up

Previously overlooked by the media in favour of more dramatic cases, groundwater flooding actually causes two to four times the level of damage to ...

Polish water company Alamo acquired by PWG

In a bid to increase its European market share, the Pollet Water Group (PWG) Belgium has acquired Alamo, a domestic water treatment company in Pola...

UK Wastewater Biogas Siloxane Removal Specialist Acquired by Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin, has acquired West Sussex, UK based PpTek, a specialist in the provision of regenerative siloxane removal solutions for biogas prod...

Dutch water company to generate 2MW after sludge pre-treatment upgrade

Waterboard Vechtstromen has awarded Cambi a contract to construct a new Thermal Hydrolysis Process plant in the city of Hengelo, the Netherlands.

SUEZ to expand major Middle East WWTP in new contract

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, through its subsidiary Degrémont, has been commissioned by the Government of Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal), in conso...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Stories this week include Jeddah 4 desalination expansion awarded to Black & Veatch and Australian desal veteran defends mothballed projects...

Qatar wastewater contract worth €300m sees FCC enter country and fend off Spanish competition

Ashghal has awarded a 10-year, €300 million contract to Spanish firm FCC Aqualia to manage the sewerage system in Al Dhakhira...

Water master plan to be developed for the Holy City of Makkah

An 18-month contract has been awarded to consultancy Arcadis to develop a drinking water, wastewater, treated sewage effluent and an asset manageme...

VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Join Tom Freyberg from WWi magazine for Desalinate, a video newscast bringing you news highlights of the global desalination market from the last t...

Saudi Arabia rail stations receive advanced stormwater solutions for flood prevention

Hydro International has provided stormwater attenuation and underground storage as part of the Al Haramain Mecca-to-Medina rail project in Saudi Ar...

Leader Focus: Closing the Water and Wastewater Supply Gap

Benedito Braga is at the helm of the World Water Council - speaking with world leaders to help improve the provision of water services. What impact...

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...

New partnership to deliver innovative wastewater treatment technologies to India, Switzerland

Royal HaskoningDHV and VA Tech Wabag have signed a 10-year Cooperation Agreement to deliver an innovative wastewater treatment technology that uses...

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...

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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...

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 ...

Desalination dependence highlighted by Maldives water crisis

Bottled water supplies continue to be sent to the Maldives to help calm public discontent after a crippling fire to the capital city’s desalination...

Novel activated sludge “cake filtration” technology attracts S$1.4 million grant in Singapore

A S$1.4 (US$1.1) million grant has been awarded by the Singapore Environment and Water Industry Programme Office (EWI) to develop a novel wastewate...

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...

New Zealand farms improve demanding effluent transfers with progressing cavity pump

NOV Mono has provided a Mono progressing cavity pump to replace a number of centrifugal pumps at Castle Glen Farms in the town of Foxton, New Zeala...

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.

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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

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