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The inaugural Asia International Water Week is here

21-09-2017

The inaugural Asia International Water Week with coincide with Korea International Water week, and will held from the 20th to the 23rd of September in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. Additionally, an Asia to World Statements, a platform for the highest participation among government authorities, local governments, and waterfront cities in Asia for …

Editor’s pickAlfa Laval’s valve matrix is an easy solution in terms of time and revenue

21-09-2017

A valve matrix – also known as valve cluster – is one of the best options for maximising process efficiency through optimised flow management. Each stage of the design and installation process is an important component to fully realising potential in processes by saving time and avoiding lost revenue associated with production …

Veolia simplifies water and wastewater challenges in the power industry

20-09-2017

Veolia’s Actiflo® clarifier. Image credit: Veolia Water Technologies Veolia Water Technologies is exhibiting at the Power-Gen Asia 2017 to showcase two of its proven technologies for the power industry, as well as create greater awareness about the benefits that its Actiflo® clarifier and Hydrotech™ microscreen filters can …

In Pennsylvania, the Mahanoy City Wastewater Treatment Plant is an island of quiet

20-09-2017

At the Mahanoy City Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Pennsylvania, United States (U.S.), it’s oh-so-quiet. Unless told otherwise, you wouldn’t know that a 36-inch (91-centimetre) diameter pump, close by, operates night and day in a giant concrete basin. Even when one of the two larger screw pumps, at 84 inches (213 centimetres) in …

WEF honours operational and design excellence in water infrastructure

19-09-2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced the recipients of the 2017 WEF Awards for operational and design excellence. The award recognises individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession. “The Water Environment Federation is extremely proud to honour these examples of …

WEF honours water professionals and organisations for service and contributions

18-09-2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has proudly announced the 2017 WEF Awards recipients for service and contributions. These prestigious awards recognise individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of water resources and made a profound impact on the future of the water …

Bolivia’s second-largest lake has vanished

15-09-2017

A fisherman who had depended on Lake Poopó for his livelihood now stands at its dry banks. Image credit: Maurico Lima/National Geographic For centuries uncounted, locals depended on Lake Poopó, a large saline lake in the Altiplano Mountains, Bolivia, for sustenance and transport. Once the second-largest lake in the country, …