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Wastewater contract worth €2m in Portugal awarded to Acciona

Acciona Agua has been awarded a contract to design, build and start up a wastewater treatment plant at Vila do Bispo in the Algarve, which will service a population of 14,000 inhabitants...

RO membrane elements help Ghanaian beverage firm stop downtime

After suffering from filter clogging and facility downtime, North Ghana drinks company Mazareka turned to German company LANXESS to take delivery of reverse osmosis (RO) filter elements to supply c...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis”, according to a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

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 Consultants for Agency & Trade S.A.E (ICAT) Group –...

Global groundwater reservoir depletion rate increasing, research finds

New research analyzes what parts of the world and to what degree groundwater reservoirs have been depleting over the past 50 years. Using WaterGAP, it has arrived at the most reliable estimate by t...

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 facilities for Klabin, the largest paper producer, exporte...

Maps to help public understand relationship between groundwater and fracking

The British Geological Survey in partnership with the EA have published a series of maps which show the depth to each shale gas and oil source rock below principal groundwater aquifers in England a...

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 construction and operation of two wastewater treatment plan...

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 the state after Rio de Janeiro...

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 Chinese soil...