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Australian sewage treatment plant to receive major upgrade under DBO contract

Unitywater has officially awarded a Design, Build, Operate, and Maintain contract to TRILITY, an Australian private water utility, for the rehabilitation of the Redcliffe Sewage Treatment Plant in ...

WaterStep meets full amount of $100K Living Water Fund for safe water

WaterStep recently announced that it has successfully met the full amount of the Living Water Fund, a $100,000 matching grant from an anonymous donor, by the end of 2014.

GCC could cut water demand with renewable energy

Realising the renewable energy plans of the Gulf Cooperation Council region will result in a 20% reduction in water withdrawals in the power sector, according to a new report by the International R...

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...

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 plant in Saudi Arabia...

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 reduces energy requirements from 2.98 kWh/m3 to 0...

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 business, academia and government...

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 contract has been signed in Saudi Arabia...

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 businesses in less than a decade: the water industry is...
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