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Intelligent future for wastewater pumping Intelligent future for wastewater pumping

Tomorrow’s wastewater pumping stations will require more functionality, reliability and advanced data communication. This white paper examines the substantial technological advances, functionality, reduced asset management and the reduction in lifecycle costs that integrated intelligence in wastewater pumping delivers.

Eco solution increases fish rehabilitation

The Bull Run Watershed is the primary drinking water supply for the City of Portland in the US. It also plays an important role in supporting the larger aquatic ecosystem of the Sandy and Lower Columbia rivers where, due to warm summer water temperatures, some of the fish species have recently been in significant decline.

Data cooling centre goes green Data cooling centre goes green

The cooling system at one of Google's latest data centres, in the Finnish town of Hamina, has gained plaudits from Greenpeace for its green credentials. High-performance pumps from a German manufacturer have been installed to cool the servers in the 9,000 m2 complex, giving Google a considerable green advantage.

Hydro International takes on grit removal challenge at Bonnybrook WWTP Hydro International takes on grit removal challenge at Bonnybrook WWTP

The Canadian City of Calgary invested in a heavyweight grit removal, classifying and dewatering system to protect and improve its Bonnybrook wastewater treatment plant.

Switzerland unveils fuel cell powered heavy truck, and first hydroelectric hydrogen station Switzerland unveils fuel cell powered heavy truck, and first hydroelectric hydrogen station

A Swiss consortium has demonstrated a fuel cell powered heavy truck and trailer, and also inaugurated Switzerland’s first public hydrogen refueling station, which uses hydroelectric energy to power an electrolyser for generating the hydrogen.