Editor’s pick2017 Edison Awards: Element Six on-site wastewater treatment brings the gold home

The DIAMOX™ electrochemical cell for wastewater treatment. Photo credit: Element Six In the recently-concluded Edison Awards 2017, member of The De Beers Group of Companies and global leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials, Element Six, disclosed that its DIAMOX™ wastewater treatment technology brought home the gold in the environmental quality category. The winners had been …

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Mueller Water discloses quarterly dividends

Mueller Water Products, Inc. has disclosed that its Board of Directors have officially made a quarterly dividend of four cents (US$0.04) per share known, which will be payable on or around the 22nd of May 2017, to shareholders of record as of the closing of the business accounts for the year ended on May 10, 2017.


WEFTEC® 2017: Registration and housing open

Registration and housing are now open until the 14th of July for the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) WEFTEC 2017, scheduled to open its doors at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, the United States (US) from the 30th of September to the 4th of October, along with its concurrent award-winning exhibition from the 2nd to 4th of October. …


Colorado: Third-largest city brings in InfoMaster software

The City of Aurora, the third-largest city in Colorado, has chosen to use industry leader InfoMaster software in prioritising the maintenance and operations of its drinking water, sanitary sewage, and storm drainage systems, Innovyze announced. Innovyze is the global leader and innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart …


Researchers from Ben-Gurion University and the University of Illinois have …

Research scientists hailing from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Beer-Sheva, Israel, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Illinois, the United States (US) have created and developed a new ultrafiltration membrane that removes a significant amount of virus when treating municipal wastewater for drinking in cities experiencing …


Concerns rise under the Trump Administration

An article featured in the April 2017 edition of the Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine looked closely at the associations, researchers and scientists urging the Trump Administration to hold up and guard information sharing and data from federal sources. WE&T staff writer LaShell Stratton-Childers sent shockwaves …


Meurer Research Inc. acquired by Parkson Corporation

Wholly-own subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc., Parkson Corporation, has announced its acquiring of Meurer Research Inc. (MRI), in Golden, Colorado, the United States (US). The acquisition integrates two very well-established and respected brands, and also notably boosts Parkson’s standing in the water treatment industry. MRI, founded and …


Digitalised pneumatics experience a breakthrough with Festo

In the upcoming Hannover Messe trade fair, Festo will debut the Festo Motion Terminal around the world, a groundbreaking technological achievement realised by combining hardware and software to produce a digital valve. Developed over a period of three years, the Festo Motion Terminal is not only an intelligent pneumatic automation platform …


Private operators do add value to water service. But what is it?

When asked what value private operators bring to the provision of water services, the usual answers tend to follow the lines of managerial expertise, technology, and finance. But these answers and arguments are vague and ambiguous at the best of times: Public utilities are highly competent managerial wise, there are many instances of them adopting …


Vancouver: A utility will soon get their thermal energy from a wholly different …

Global leader in thermal heat recovery International Wastewater Systems Inc. (IWC) has just installed a SHARC thermal energy exchange at the False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility, Vancouver, also known as the False Creek SHARC. IWS systems generates economical systems and energy for hot water and heating for commercial, industrial, and …


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Grundfos Production Site Tour

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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.