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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 …

Las Vegas Valley Water District Selects InfoMaster Smart Asset Management Solution

06-04-2016

Innovyze Software to Help Optimize Rehabilitation, Decrease Operational Costs, Improve Efficiency and Extend Lifespan of Critical Assets at One of Largest US Water Utilities Innovyze has announced that the Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) has chosen industry-leading InfoMaster software to help plan and manage its water distribution …

Water Reuse Gains Momentum in U.S. Amid Drought, Water Scarcity

05-04-2016

Water scarcity and drought continue to reshape the water landscape, as demonstrated by the recent increase in wastewater reuse projects in the U.S. Four states — Florida, California, Texas, and Colorado – now account for 95% of the development pipeline that has surpassed 480 planned projects, according to a new market update from …

Danish technology leads the way in California

04-04-2016

Danish knowledge and technology are to solve water challenges in the US. Water Technology Alliance joins Danish and American water enterprises and organizations. First steps are taken in San Francisco. Water and energy efficiency are well-established as areas of particular Danish expertise. Innovative and efficient technology make it possible …