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The Water Council Wants To Find Your Next Great Technology

02-12-2016

A new initiative will test the theory that some of the next great water technologies are right under our noses, without us even realizing it. The Water Council, a center for scientific research and economic development, has announced plans to launch the ICE (Innovation. Commercialization. Exchange) Institute to find, vet, and connect emerging …

KL digs deep to resolve water shortage woes

02-12-2016

Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur has launched a RM2.4 billion (S$788 million) project to harvest rainwater in giant underground shafts. The raw water will be channelled to consumers after passing through treatment plants, thus reducing the city's dependence on raw water from rivers in Selangor and Pahang and reservoirs in KL, officials …

Dow eyes power plants for new wastewater treatment technology in India

01-12-2016

Dow Water & Process Solutions (DWPS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is planning to tap the power sector for its recently launched wastewater management technology, Fortilife. “Currently, we are focusing on textiles (where we have done significant amount of work with this technology). Going forward, we are now looking at …

Evoqua to Supply Field-Erected Wastewater Treatment Plant in Key West, Florida

01-12-2016

New equipment will help KW Resort Utilities Corp. meet future capacity and nutrient removal requirements in a fragile marine environment KW Resort Utilities (KWRU) Corp. of Key West, Florida has selected Evoqua Water Technologies through its sales partner Heyward Florida Incorporated for a project to expand KWRU’s existing biological …

Council to consider big wastewater spend

01-12-2016

Waikato District Council will consider spending a further $1.757 million to address urgent concerns around wastewater spills. But staff and independent experts say that may be just the start of a long-term multi-million dollar programme needed to address issues with the district’s network. In July, the Council received a formal warning …

Research and Markets: Global Water Pumps (Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps) Market 2011-2025: GRUNDFOS, Flowserve, Sulzer, Xylem, Torishima Pump and Kirloskar Brothers Dominate the $67 Billion Industry

01-12-2016

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water Pumps Market By Type (Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps), By End User (Industrial and Non Industrial), By Region (Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, etc.), Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2025" report to their offering. "Global Water Pumps …

Editor’s pickHeaven sent: The need to harvest rainwater

01-12-2016

Rainwater harvesting, once seen as a quaint tradition of the rural poor, is growing in stature and scale, driven by urban demand, new mandates, economic incentives and the failures of centralised systems The Blue Schools project of the International Rainwater Harvesting Association: rainwater is a unique source of water in Anandajyoti, …