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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, t...

Az Zour, Kuwait desalination plant recycles power station cooling water

The 136,000 m3/day Az Zour desalination plant has been inaugurated in Kuwait and recycles cooling...

MED desalination expansion worth $120m awarded in Saudi

A US$120 million contract has been awarded by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) for ...

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SIWW 2014

DESALINATION NEWSCAST

VIDEO HEADLINES:

- SWCC agreement could promote Saudization of desalination industry

- Oman’s Sharqiyah desalination project to be expanded

- China’s desal surge could increase greenhouse gas emissions, says WRI

- Desalination plant in Jersey could get £6m upgrade

- Is Mexico the next hot market for desalination?

NEWS BY REGION

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...

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...

Mobile solar RO desalination unit claims 87% energy saving

Italian company MegaCell Engineering has launched a 48 m3/hour capacity "Smart Solar Desalination" reverse osmosis process that it claims...

Water crises now ranked above war as a global risk

For the first time the topic of “water crises” has ranked first in the top ten risks in terms of impact, voted for by 900 global leaders in busines...

ACE Technician Certification Scheme to boost actuator standards in control industry

AUMA UK has announced it is introducing the AUMA Certified Engineering Technician Certification Scheme to drive up the standards of actuator instal...

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...

World News

The Texas Research & Technology Foundation has launched a Texas Water Technology Accelerator -- called AccelerateH2O.

Advanced technology to modernize water metering system at Romania's largest water utility

Itron recently announced that Apa Nova Bucureşti, the largest water utility in Romania, has selected the company's services to help modernize its w...

Az Zour, Kuwait desalination plant recycles power station cooling water

The 136,000 m3/day Az Zour desalination plant has been inaugurated in Kuwait and recycles cooling water from an adaject power station...

MED desalination expansion worth $120m awarded in Saudi

A US$120 million contract has been awarded by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) for the expansion of the Shuaiba Phase 2 desalination ...

Mobile solar RO desalination unit claims 87% energy saving

Italian company MegaCell Engineering has launched a 48 m3/hour capacity "Smart Solar Desalination" reverse osmosis process that it claims...

Large scale solar desalination race continues in the Middle East

Only days after news emerged from Abu Dhabi that it plans to continue developing the world’s first full scale solar desalination plant, a new contr...

VIDEO: Desalination news update

Watch Desalinate, the bi-weekly newscast bringing you the latest news from the global desalination industry.

Solar-powered seawater desalination research contract signed in Abu Dhabi

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT subsidiary Degrémont signs a follow up contract to a renewable powered desalination trial awarded last summer in the Middle East...

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...

VIDEO: Bill Gates drinks processed wastewater

Microsoft founder Bill Gates drinks potable water processed from wastewater using a technology he believes can help reinvent wastewater treatment p...

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...

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

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...

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 ...

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...

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

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...

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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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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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Why Smart Water Networks Boost Efficiency

The Smart Water Network (SWAN) is the water utility industry’s equivalent to the energy industry’...

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