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Trenchless Asia 2016: International Industry supports move to Malaysia

04-12-2015

TRENCHLESS ASIA 2016 will mark the ninth event in this successful series and is to be held for the first time at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia, 9-10 May 2016. The move to Kuala Lumpur has attracted significant industry support from exhibitors wishing to penetrate this important emerging market where trenchless technology …

New Regulations Spark US$3.1 Billion Investment in U.S. Power Sector

02-12-2015

Mounting environmental regulations and fundamental shifts in the U.S. thermal power landscape is driving new investments in water and wastewater treatment. On the heels of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) newly released effluent guidelines, Bluefield Research has boosted its forecasts to US$3.1 billion for the power …

ACCIONA and WEC to deliver Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda technology

02-12-2015

Cooperation Agreements signed for Spain, Portugal and South Africa International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has signed Cooperation Agreements for its groundbreaking Nereda® wastewater treatment technology for Spain and Portugal with ACCIONA Agua and with WEC Projects for South Africa. René …

JAKARTA: Four regional drinking water systems to open next year

02-12-2015

Four new regional drinking water treatment systems (SPAMs) will start operations next year as the government strives to increase the country's access to clean water, an official has said. The Public Works and Public Housing Ministry's SPAM development director, Mochammad Natsir, said Monday that the SPAMs would be in four locations, namely …

Editor’s pickWater & Wastewater Asia’s revamped website goes LIVE!

01-12-2015

In a recent move to meet the demands of an increasingly tech-savvy generation, Pablo Publishing Pte Ltd has launched a new website for each of its 12 trade titles, of which www.waterwastewaterasia.com went live on 1st December 2015. According to Publisher and Managing Director William Pang, the new website is an upgrade from its predecessor: …

Editor’s pickMunicipal Wastewater Propels China to Global Forefront of Private Water

01-12-2015

China is firmly positioned as the global epicenter for privately financed water investment. Bolstered by its booming wastewater treatment sector, the combined water infrastructure build-out across 20 provinces account for over 50% of privately financed treatment capacity added in emerging markets over the last decade. According to a new report …

Making every drop count with new standards for treated wastewater

30-11-2015

Treating and reusing wastewater in agriculture can not only provide an oasis in the desert - it can boost economies and save communities. Now there's a new standard that helps ensure irrigation projects flow smoothly. In regions where water is scarce, treated wastewater can provide a lifeline to the agricultural community. Not only does it …