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Editor’s pickA new trailblazer is in town…or is it really new?

15-07-2020
Ovarro, Water and wastewater, Solutions provider, Rebranding, David Frost, Water networks

David Frost, Chief Executive, Ovarro In a bold move, Servelec Technologies and Primayer rebranded themselves to Ovarro, bringing their technology to monitor and control critical, national infrastructure throughout the world under one brand. As the technology company looks to strengthen its presence in Asia Pacific, Chief Executive David Frost …

United Nations launches framework to speed up progress on water and sanitation goal

15-07-2020
UN Water, forum, water industry, water and wastewater, water monitoring

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the President of the United Nations General Assembly, joined the UN-Water Chair and heads of 10 United Nations entities, Member States representatives and stakeholders from civil society and the private sector at the virtual launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 Global Acceleration Framework …

Pumps perfected for first-of-a-kind plant

15-07-2020
Landia, Arjun, pumps

Pumps for circulating clean engine oil; a reasonably ordinary application? But there’s nothing ordinary whatsoever about Arjun Infrastructures’ remarkable power plant in London, which generates 17MW of renewable energy from food waste and can also utilise fats, oils and greases (FOG). ”This is a first-of-a-kind plant,” …

Editor’s pickIndo Water cancelled, announces new dates

14-07-2020
Indo Water, expo, exhibition, forum, Indonesia, COVID-19

PT Napindo Media Ashatama, organiser of the Indo Water Expo & Forum, has announced that this year’s event will be cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the globe. In a statement issued to the press, PT Napindo said, “We endeavoured to carry out this exhibition to keep it going, but both domestic and …

Flowfinity announces support for wastewater industry with built-in mapping integrations, robotic process automation

14-07-2020
Flowfinity Wireless, water treatment, monitoring, water network, smart technology, software

Flowfinity Wireless Inc., a proven provider of no-code app development software, today announced new functionality that improves field data management and operations efficiency for the water and wastewater industry. With built-in map hosting and software robots, sampling data can be viewed and edited directly from geographic maps and escalations …

Submersible pumps market to soar amid smart water management systems adoption, reach US$13Bn by 2030

14-07-2020
submersible pumps, market, water treatment, market research, market report

The global submersible pumps market is estimated to generate nearly US$ 82 Mn in 2020, expanding steadily to reach a valuation of US$ 13 Bn by the end of the forecast period. A sizeable demand pull from key end-use industries and well-established markets is poised to generate a steady growth curve during the …

The original Chopper Pump is here to stay

14-07-2020
Landia, chopper pumps, wastewater treatment

In 1950, Landia’s Christian Oelgaard invented the Chopper Pump. Seventy years on, how is it that this piece of equipment has not only stayed the course, but now seems more relevant than ever? The design principle remains unchanged since day one; a unique external cutting (knife) system at the inlet that stops the Landia Chopper Pump from …