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Danfoss wants more female leaders

26-02-2020
Danfoss, gender equality, diversity

Ilonka Nussbaumer, Danfoss Senior Vice President and Head of HR Danfoss is now embarking on an ambitious plan to ensure that the number of female leaders increases significantly over the next five years. With a number of new initiatives, the goal is to grow the proportion of female leaders from 20% today to 30% in five years. “At Danfoss, …

Qdos pumps used extensively for polymer dosing in wastewater treatment

26-02-2020
Qdos, pumps, wastewater treatment, Chemical Support Systems, chemical dosing, water treatment

Chemical Support Systems Ltd (CSS), which has designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned over 2,000 chemical dosing systems worldwide, has opted for Qdos pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) in polymer dosing in wastewater treatment applications. Moving forward, this usage looks likely to increase as more effort is made …

EA chair says all sectors need to pull together

26-02-2020
British Water, networking, water, industry

The water industry needs to pull together with other sectors to meet the challenge of climate change, Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd told a gathering of over 200 water industry professionals at a British Water networking reception. Addressing the association’s annual Winter Reception, held at the House of Lords on 11 February, …

US EPA plans to regulate two chemicals in drinking water

25-02-2020
USA, EPA, environmental protection agency, PFOA, PFOS, PFAS, water pollution, water treatment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to regulate two chemicals, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), in the drinking water. These two chemicals form part of a class of chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The PFAS chemicals, which are usually found in non-stick coatings …