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EPA water infrastructure project loan program launches with $1 billion

19-01-2017

EPA has announced the availability of up to $1 billion under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program, aimed at providing credit-worthy water supply and wastewater projects long-term, low-cost assistance through direct loans and loan guarantees. WIFIA brings another financing option for large infrastructure …

GWA income soars 30% as water rates continue to rise

19-01-2017

Text: Gaynor D. Daleno / Retrieved from The Guam Daily The Guam Waterworks Authority collected much more money from customers than the amount GWA needed to provide power and wastewater services, according to an audit report released Tuesday. GWA’s revenues from water and wastewater customers reached $105.4 million in fiscal year …

Inaugural Floodex Europe to launch end October next to Aquatech Amsterdam

19-01-2017

The new tradeshow Floodex Europe will be launched alongside Aquatech during the Amsterdam International Water Week later this year at RAI Amsterdam. The show is to focus on equipment, solutions and opportunities around preventing and dealing with flooding. Floodex Europe will connect leading suppliers and high quality international visitors from …

Xylem Helping Build First Wastewater Plant in Sehore, India

19-01-2017

Xylem was recently selected to supply advanced wastewater treatment technology to the first-ever sewage treatment plant in Sehore, India. The new plant is being developed to accommodate rapid industrial growth in the city of Sehore, located in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. The Municipal Corporation of Sehore appointed Ankita …

Editor’s pickSingapore's fifth NEWater plant opens

18-01-2017

The 50mgd plant will boost total NEWater capacity to meet 40% of Singapore’s water demand L to R: Mr Ng Joo Hee, PUB Chief Executive; Mr Tan Gee Paw, PUB Chairman; Mr Choi Shing Kwok, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources; Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Ministry of the …

Nominations are Now Being Accepted for the 2017 WEF Excellence Awards

18-01-2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 WEF Excellence Awards. The annual awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that contribute to the sustainability of water resources and make a profound impact on the future through involvement with water professionals and education. Recipients are …

GE’s Water & Process Technologies to Upgrade Chinese Wastewater Treatment Plant

18-01-2017

GE’s Water & Process Technologies today announced that it will supply its advanced wastewater treatment equipment for an upgrade of the Luo Fang Wastewater Treatment Plant in Shenzhen City, Guang Dong province, making it the largest membrane bioreactor (MBR) plant in China. The Luo Fang facility is responsible for treating municipal …

Better water management key to avoid flood, drought: Expert

17-01-2017

Text: Rajiv Kumar, TNN / Retrieved from The Times of India Noted water conservationist and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Rajendra Singh on Sunday said if Kanwar lake, one of Asia's largest freshwater oxbow lakes, is to be saved, the original sources of water to it must be reinstated. Singh, who visited the lake, said the canal built to drain …