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LANXESS plays its part in UN World Water Day LANXESS plays its part in UN World Water Day

As the United Nations prepares to mark the 34th World Water Day, specialty chemicals company LANXESS offers products which filter harmful substances from water.

Exclusive cooling system gives UNIQA range the edge Exclusive cooling system gives UNIQA range the edge

UNIQA's unique cooling system is set to meet the most challenging civil and industrial wastewater needs.

Xylem launches new Smart Pump range at ISH Xylem launches new Smart Pump range at ISH

A new ranage of Lowara smart pumps was launched by Xylem at the ISH trade fair in Germany last week

Turning water into wine: GE collaborates on project to recycle rainwater Turning water into wine: GE collaborates on project to recycle rainwater

The University of California Davis (UC Davis), GE Water & Process Technologies and wine industry solutions provider, Winesecrets, have joined forces to pilot a project which uses captured rainwater in wine production.

Veolia technology to treat effluent at Munksjö’s Tolosa mill in Spain Veolia technology to treat effluent at Munksjö’s Tolosa mill in Spain

Paper products manufacturer Munksjö has selected Veolia Water Technologies’ AnoxKaldnes MBBR process to treat effluent at its Tolosa mill in Spain.

Evoqua to upgrade clarifiers at Dayton water reclamation facility

Evoqua Water Technologies is to provide clarifier upgrades for the Dayton Water Reclamation Facility in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

Water Market Reform discusses non-household retail market

The Water Market Reform one-day conference will take place on 27 June at the Radisson Blu Portman hotel in London.

Enviro Voraxial Technology signs purchase agreement with Schlumberger

Enviro Voraxial Technology Inc is entering into an agreement to sell its intellectual property, substantially consisting of its Voraxial Separator patents and trademarks, to Schlumberger.

RWL Water completes Acquavit acquisition

RWL Water has closed its acquisition of Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company Acquavit Comércio E Indústria de Sistemas De Tratamento De Água Ltda.

Amiad receives second NSF accreditation for drinking water safety Amiad receives second NSF accreditation for drinking water safety

International producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, Amiad Water Systems, has announced that its AMF microfiber filter technology has been evaluated and certified by NSF International, an independent public health and safety accreditation organization.

Special issue: Desalination and the environment

Elsevier journal Desalination is publishing a special issue entitled Desalination and the Environment.

Environmental and economic performance assessment of desalination supply chain

Researchers at the National University of Malaysia and MIT have reviewed different desalination and supply chain performance measures.

Sustainable hydropower development

Recent trends in equipment, design and technology will be discussed at the 5th edition of the Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum.

Siemens installs 3D-printed impeller in nuclear power plant Siemens installs 3D-printed impeller in nuclear power plant

Siemens has installed a 3D-printed impeller for a fire protection pump in a nuclear power plant.

Sustainable filter project provides arsenic-free water in Vietnam Sustainable filter project provides arsenic-free water in Vietnam

Australian researchers have won a A$500,000 innovation award for a low-cost, sustainable filtration system to provide safe drinking water in Vietnam.

Tsurumi drainage pump clears fish farm sludge Tsurumi drainage pump clears fish farm sludge

A sand pump replaced an excavator to clear sludge and sediment from a Polish fish farm

Suez and CDPQ to acquire GE Water in €3.2bn deal

French utility Suez and Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies from General Electric Co for an enterprise value of €3.2 billion.

Does nuclear desalination make sense for Saudi Arabia?

MIT researchers examining different scenarios for fossil and nuclear-based desalination in Saudi Arabia propose a nuclear desalination plant using reverse osmosis as the most economic design.

Veolia Nuclear Solutions to provide contaminated water treatment systems for 4 Magnox sites

Veolia Nuclear Solutions, through its subsidiary Kurion Inc, will deploy effluent treatment systems at four Magnox sites in the UK.

Extensive regional grit gradation data published

Important reference data on the regional characteristics of wastewater grit across North America have been published for the first time.

KSB secures major pump order for China’s new Zhangzhou power plant KSB secures major pump order for China’s new Zhangzhou power plant

KSB Group is supplying six reactor coolant pumps for the first two units of the new Zhangzhou power plant in Fujian province, China.

Grundfos and ANSYS develop digital twin partnership

Manufacturer and designer of pumps and systems, Grundfos, is expanding its use of ANSYS simulation software to enable it to harness the power of the Internet of Things to create complete digital twins.

Thompson Pump debuts concept “Pump of the Future” Thompson Pump debuts concept “Pump of the Future”

US-based manufacturer and provider of high-quality dewatering and construction pumps, Thompson Pump, will be unveiling its concept “Pump of the Future” at the 2017 CONEXPO-Con/AGG.

'Smart' hand pumps help monitor Africa's groundwater resources 'Smart' hand pumps help monitor Africa's groundwater resources

A way of estimating groundwater resources in Africa using low-cost mobile technologies fitted to existing hand pumps has been developed by University of Oxford researchers.

Alfa Laval launches rotary tank cleaning machine Alfa Laval launches rotary tank cleaning machine

Heat transfer, separation and fluid handling solutions provider, Alfa Laval, has introduced the TJ40G rotary tank cleaning machine, which uses a high-impact jet stream to effectively clean tough tank residues and minimize the risk of product contamination.

HaloSource confirms successful pilot production of lead reduction media

US water technology company, HaloSource, Inc., has announced its successful pilot-scale production of a filtration media that is expected to be the class-leading lead ("Pb") reduction media for gravity-cartridge applications.