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NOAA’s Chief Scientist to Speak at Great Water Cities: Rainfall to Results in Action

12-04-2016

Seats are limited for this exclusive opportunity to learn from and network with some of the world’s leading stormwater experts Dr. Richard W. Spinrad, Chief Scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has joined the impressive line-up of high-level speakers for Great Water Cities 2016: Rainfall to Results in …

China BlueTech water innovation awards identify market readiness

11-04-2016

Winners to be announced at Aquatech China in Shanghai Two awards that highlight technology suited to the Chinese water and wastewater industry have been launched. The China BlueTech Awards will focus on market readiness and will be awarded to one technology company from China and one from elsewhere in the world. The Awards are the brainchild of …

ELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

11-04-2016

The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an …

WEF, WateReuse Encourage Federal Role in Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Funding

08-04-2016

Rudolph Chow, Director of the Baltimore Dept. of Public Works represented the organizations at this morning’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing Rudolph Chow, Director of the Baltimore Department of Public Works, testified today on behalf of his agency, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), and the WateReuse Association …

Ranhill Adopts New Technology for Water Leak Detection

07-04-2016

Ranhill Water Services Sdn. Bhd. (RWS), a subsidiary of Ranhill Holdings Berhad, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Canadian technology company, Echologics LLC. “We are exploring to adopt new technology that will make Ranhill more efficient in detecting water leak,” said Ahmad Zahdi Jamil, CEO of Water Division, Ranhill …

Cleantech company launches campaign to provide technology to change the world

07-04-2016

Watly launches Indiegogo campaign with a top prize of being part of a Discovery Channel documentary Watly, an award-winning cleantech company, today is launching an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign that will allow supporters to become part of its innovative solution to the world’s water, energy and connectivity problems. The top prized …

First University Campus to Earn LEED Accreditation in China

07-04-2016

Duke Kunshan University goes green with Faithful+Gould Officially opened in mid-2014, Duke Kunshan University is a state-of-the-art campus located in Kunshan, China. It is the first Chinese university campus to be certified by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) campus programme, with all five campus buildings certified …

PUB calls pre-qualification exercises for DTSS Phase 2 Tunnel and Tuas WRP

06-04-2016

National water agency PUB will be calling two open pre-qualification exercises in April to pre-qualify consultancy firms and construction companies with relevant experience and capabilities to build two key components of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2. The first exercise will be called on 8 April 2016 to pre-qualify consultancy …

Water Environment Research Open Access Article Investigates the Performance of Transitioned Infiltration Basins for Effective Stormwater Runoff Management

06-04-2016

The open access article for the April 2016 edition of Water Environment Research (WER) explores the water quality benefits of infiltration basins that have been transitioned into wetpond/wetland-like practices for effective stormwater management runoff. “In a long term study of an infiltration basin turned wetpond/wetland, authors Natarajan …