2014 World Cup: Will Brazil Keep a Clean Sheet for Water/Sanitation?

In June the eyes and ears of the world will be sharply focused upon Brazil. Playing host to the 2014 World Cup, any shortcomings in public infrastructure will likely be targeted by the media and th...

Does Size Really Matter?

As well as the commissioning of Saudi Arabia's "world's largest" desalination plant, Singapore is set to announce Phase 2 of its DTSS project. With projects getting bigger, does this mean...

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize state winners to attend national competition

The Water Environment Federation has announced the 2014 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize -- the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project.

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 Nairobi, Kenya's Mukuru Sinai and Korogocho informal se...

Large scale ceramic membrane drinking water plant demonstrated in the Netherlands

Dutch water company PWN Technologies has demonstrated its 120,000 m3/day Andijk III drinking water plant using suspended ion exchange and ceramic membrane filtration technology...

NanoH2O confirms takeover by LG Chem

Californian RO manufacturer NanoH2O confirms a buy out from South Korean company LG Chem following months of speculation...

BARTHAUER presents new developments, innovations at IFAT 2014

Barthauer Software GmbH presented a comprehensive portfolio with innovations and new developments at IFAT 2014 held in Munich, Germany, May 5-9.

Italian oil field to recycle up to 98 percent of produced water with new technology

Up to 98 percent of produced water at the crude oil production site at the Tempa Rossa oil field in Corleto Perticara, in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, will be recycled using GE's advanc...

Veolia to provide treatment equipment, services to Columbia oil field in $73M contract

Ecopetrol America Inc. has awarded a contract to Veolia to provide equipment and services used to treat the produced water from Ecopetrol S.A.'s Castilla oil fields in Colombia's Llanos Basin.

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.