Editor’s pickDe Nora Water Technologies names Dr. Mirka Wilderer as new CEO

Global leader of sustainable technologies De Nora has appointed Dr. Mirka Wilderer as chief executive officer of the company’s Water Technologies group. Dr Wilderer has taken the helm from retiring Theo Brandes on 1 June 2019.  In her new role, Dr. Wilderer will be looking to bolster the company’s revenue growth through a strategic pipeline consisting of geographic and …

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Saen Saep water quality on the rise

Water quality in Klong Saen Saep has improved after a two-year strict regulation on wastewater treatment, according to the Pollution Control Department. A survey by the department has found traditional sources of pollution, such as condominiums, department stores, and hospitals, have adopted better practices and regulations on discharging …

Schneider Electric

Expanded Wastewater Treatment Plant Provides Potable Water to Riyadh

When heavy rains fell on the Jeddah region on the western coast of Saudi Arabia in November 2009, the water rose in the Red Sea, leading to the worst flooding the city of Riyadh has experienced in nearly three decades. The flooding was responsible for the deaths of 122 people and more than 350 people missing. Some roads were under three feet of …

Bentley Going Digital 2019

Water Research Foundation recognises achievements in the water sector

The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has awarded the 2019 Dr Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award to Dr Karl Linden, Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development, University of Colorado Boulder; and three Outstanding Subscriber Awards for Applied Research to San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Southern Nevada Water Authority, and Tampa …

Global leaders join forces at World Water Week in Stockholm

Across the globe, more and more people are becoming aware of the looming water crisis. On current trends, demand for water will exceed supply by 40 per cent in 2030, while half the world will suffer from severe water stress. The situation is exacerbated by climate change, leading to more frequent extreme weather events as well as dangerously …

Solving stormwater challenges with better pump station designs

As severe weather events increase, cities need infrastructure that can handle stormwater beyond normal levels. Pump stations play a vital role in defending communities against stormwater, and the proper design of the pump station is critical. Farzad Ferdos, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) specialist at Xylem, explains how Xylem helps design …

World's First Municipal Scale UV LED Water Treatment Project

Typhon Treatment Systems Ltd., a UK‐based manufacturer of Ultraviolet (UV) Light Emitting Diode (LED) water treatment equipment, has won an order to install its innovative technology at a 28 megaliter‐perday (mld) drinking water treatment plant in the Northwest of England. The facility, owned by regional water company United Utilities, will be …

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Xylem’s Flygt Experior Clog Free Pumping

The Flygt Experior pumping solution combines superior functionality of N-technology, premium efficiency motors and intelligent controls to offer the ultimate in efficient, clog-free pumping.

Glynwed/FIP: Exciting product launch coming your way in 2016

DK and DK/CP [DN 15-65]
New diaphragm valves with maximised flow rates, available in manual and pneumatically actuated versions.

Equipped with the DIALOCK® system – an innovative hand wheel with an immediate and ergonomic operating locking device that allows it to be adjusted and locked in over 300 positions.

A full range of pneumatically actuated versions with piston and diaphragm actuators.

Grundfos Production Site Tour

Join us for a tour at Grundfos’ production sites to experience the technical expertise and dedication that goes into manufacturing the SP pump and motor.

Peristaltic Hose Pump - Dura 55

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second generation hose pump technology. It offers the market 20% more performance, high flow rates and lower maintenance, thus reducing your overall life cycle costs.

VIQUA: The Story of UV

A review of UV and its history in water treatment, how UV is used today, and the general make-up of a UV water disinfection system.