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Grundfos helps utilities to highlight water sector challenges Grundfos helps utilities to highlight water sector challenges

Grundfos has launched its Who Runs the Water that Runs America initiative to help water and wastewater utilities raise public awareness of the many challenges in the water sector.

Hyflux receives Letter of Award for Saudi Arabian desalination plants

Hyflux Ltd’s wholly-owned subsidiary Hydrochem Saudi Ltd has received the formal Letter of Award from the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corp to design, build, supply, test and commission three seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants in Saudi Arabia.

Veolia secures €156mn water contract in Sri Lanka

Veolia has won a €156 million contract from the Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board to help provide access to water in the Greater Matale area.

ItN Nanovation technology to be used in major Chinese seawater desalination project

ItN Nanovation AG’s new major shareholder SafBon is currently developing one of the world’s largest plants for the desalination of seawater in the city of Ying Kou in the north of China.

MICRODYN-NADIR finds alternative filtration solution for micro pollutants MICRODYN-NADIR finds alternative filtration solution for micro pollutants

Membrane filtration expert, MICRODYN-NADIR, has created a new membrane process for separating micro pollutants.

Proposal to refreeze Arctic ice calls for 10 million wind-powered pumps

A proposal to tackle global warming by thickening Arctic ice using millions of wind-powered pumps to move seawater on to the surface of the ice has been outlined by scientists at Arizona State University (ASU). The cost to deploy the devices over 10% of the Arctic would be about US$500 billion but current trends of ice loss caused by climate change could be reversed.

CH2M Hill named design consultant for Singapore’s Tuas Water Reclamation Plant

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has appointed CH2M Hill Singapore Pte Ltd as the detailed design consultant for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP).

Emefcy signs wastewater treatment contract in Ethiopia

Emefcy Group Ltd is to supply its proprietary technology for a new wastewater treatment plant for a large residential compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in collaboration with local partner TodayTomorrow Ventures Inc (TTV).

Jackson, Mississippi selects Veolia as wastewater O&M partner

The city of Jackson in Mississippi has signed a 10-year operations and management agreement with Veolia Water North America - South LLC.

Project update: Santa Barbara desalination plant set for April start-up Project update: Santa Barbara desalination plant set for April start-up

After a number of delays, the recommissioned Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility in Santa Barbara, California, is expected to start supplying customers in April. The plant will produce nearly 3 million gallons of water per day – about 30% of the city’s demand – using the latest reverse osmosis technology and design practices to reduce electrical demand and environmental impacts.

Thames Water Utilities awards AMP6 consultancy contract to Jacobs

The UK’s Thames Water Utilities Ltd has selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc to provide engineering and environmental consultancy services for the remainder of its existing Asset Management Program (AMP6) operating until 2020.

Evoqua’s IP-Pro CEDI water purification software goes online

Evoqua Water Technologies’ Ionpure continuous electrodeionization (CEDI) technology has launched a new predictive software tool called the IP-Pro Online.

Lontra's Blade Compressor to increase fuel efficiency in power stations Lontra's Blade Compressor to increase fuel efficiency in power stations

Consortium awarded £1.5 million grant to apply Blade Compressor as a turbo compounding technology.

Nanostone announces new segmented ceramic membrane

US manufacturer of ceramic ultrafiltration membranes, Nanostone Water, has announced the launch of its next generation membrane product, the CM-151.

Freudenberg presents solutions for sewage treatment odours at Wasser Berlin 2017 Freudenberg presents solutions for sewage treatment odours at Wasser Berlin 2017

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies will be will be showcasing its solutions for corrosion protection for the benefit of sewage treatment plant operators at Wasser Berlin International 2017 from 28-30 March.

Evoqua forms BWMS partnership with Hai Cheung in China

Evoqua Water Technologies is partnering with Hai Cheung, a marine equipment supplier to the Chinese market.

Doosan to deliver ZLD technology for South Korean thermal power plant

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed a contract with Korea South-East Power Corp (KOEN) to supply its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) system for the Yeongheung Thermal Power Plant in South Korea.

PUB invites proposals for Singapore’s fifth desalination plant

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development of a fifth desalination plant.

Hyflux signs MOU to develop 3 desalination plants in Saudi Arabia

Following a public tender, Hyflux Ltd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydrochem Saudi Ltd, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Saudi Arabian state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corp to design, build, supply, test and commission three seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants along the Red Sea coast.

Veolia to design and build water treatment plant in Dakar

Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and SADE, has been awarded a €7.6 million contract to design and build an iron removal water treatment plant in Dakar for Senegal’s water utility Société Nationale des Eaux du Sénégal (SONES).

Caprari makes waves at Futuro Remoto Caprari makes waves at Futuro Remoto

Italian pump manufacturer, Caprari, took part in the Futuro Remoto (Remote Future) exhibition in October 2016, showcasing its DESERT submersible electric pump.

Hyflux partners with NTU Singapore on membrane technologies

Hyflux has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU Singapore) Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI) to collaborate on the commercialisation of advanced membrane technologies.

GE provides ZeeLung and ZeeWeed membranes for Belgian WWTP upgrade

Belgian wastewater treatment company Aquafin is upgrading the Schilde Wastewater Treatment Plant in Antwerp with GE’s ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) and ZeeWeed membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologies.

Modern Water secures first sale of new brine technology

Modern Water plc has made the first sale of its proprietary All-Membrane Brine Concentration (AMBC) technology.

Evoqua technology to disinfect water for recreational lake in California

Evoqua Water Technologies’ recently acquired ETS-UV line has been selected for disinfection treatment of 114 million gallons of advanced purified, recycled water per year for recreational use in Lake Mission Viejo, located in Orange County, California, USA.

Anglian Water announces £425mn investment programme

Anglian Water is planning to invest £425 million during the coming year to maintain and improve customer services across the east of England.

Severn Trent renews O&M services contract for Florida RO water facility

Severn Trent – North America has secured a multi-year contract renewal with Inima for the full-scale operations and maintenance (O&M) of the City of Hialeah’s reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment plant in Florida, USA.

Black & Veatch undertakes energy, cost savings project for US WWTP

Black & Veatch is to deliver plant operating improvements and energy savings for the Liverpool Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Ohio, USA.

GE partners with Canada's University of Guelph to demonstrate wastewater solutions GE partners with Canada's University of Guelph to demonstrate wastewater solutions

GE’s Water & Process Technologies is collaborating with the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, on a federal government-funded, research initiative to maximise renewable energy generation and simultaneously produce a pathogen-free biosolids fertilizer.

WTA Vogtland launches submerged membrane module

German producer of filtration systems in the water market, WTA Vogtland GmbH, has developed a new Submerged Membrane Module.