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Editor’s pickWater associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

06-12-2016

In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final …

Xylem provides rental solution

06-12-2016

Xylem has rented its Godwin NC100 Dri-Prime dewatering pump to Spanish environmental engineers OMS-SACEDE for the maintenance of its Denia wastewater treatment plant in Alicante, Spain. The pump manufacturer said OMS-SACEDE was seeking to improve the efficiency of its tank cleaning process, and that its rental model provided the company with the …

In Vietnam, high-pollution industries enjoy relaxed environmental standards

06-12-2016

Vietnam is setting the bar too low in terms of environmental protection for several industries with high pollution outputs like steelmaking, paper and pulp. The Southeast Asian country has established policy guidelines universally applicable to all industries, which regulate how businesses should treat wastewater from their production. However, …

Building Owners Can Save Up To 70% on Energy Costs

06-12-2016

Armstrong Fluid Technology will be showcasing its innovative Design Envelope Vertical-In-Line Retrofit solution at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, January 30 – February 1, 2017. The Design Envelope Vertical-In-Line Retrofit allows building owners to replace the moving parts of an installed Armstrong constant speed pump while retaining the …

Metito, Optiqua partner on new water solution

05-12-2016

Metito and Optiqua Technologies today announced their collaboration to bring Optiqua’s intelligent water quality monitoring solutions, Eventlab and Minilab, to the GCC and other key markets in Asia and Africa. Both products provide unique benefits over traditional sensor technologies and are based on Optiqua’s patented and awarded …

Fonterra's new South Waikato plant opens

05-12-2016

Normally a guest list of over 200 would fill a venue but that wasn't so during the official opening of Fonterra's multimillion dollar milk powder dryer in the South Waikato. South Waikato mayor Jenny Shattock, Taupo MP Louise Upston, Raukawa representatives, farmers, Fonterra staff, and others from the community where like a dot in one of the …

Aged sewer system worsens Colombo’s wastage disposal issue

05-12-2016

The Colombo sewer system is in serious need of a renovation;. pipe failures, leaks, and blockages are becoming increasingly common as the system ages and Colombo’s population continues growing. It is not unusual that the sewers get clogged to the point that water has nowhere to go but up onto the street. The major reason for these …

Groundwater Remains An Undervalued Resource

05-12-2016

Amid population growth and a changing climate, the world needs groundwater more than ever. Yet groundwater depletion and contamination continue to spread. Many people are surprised to learn just how important groundwater — the water we pump from wells — is to our daily lives. About half of the world's people rely on groundwater for …

Water Desalination Equipment Market Expected To Expand At A Steady CAGR Through 2025

05-12-2016

Water Desalination Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025 The increasing requirement of desalination of sea water due to increasing water demand is driving the global water desalination equipment market at a faster rate. The growth of the water desalination equipment market is subsidized by the increasing …