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GE to Upgrade Indiana Power Plant with Advanced Wastewater Treatment Technology

24-02-2016

GE has announced that it will supply its advanced wastewater treatment equipment for an upgrade of Indianapolis Power & Light Company’s (IPL) Petersburg Generating Station. GE will provide its brine concentration (evaporation) technology to treat flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater discharge, enabling IPL to meet its U.S. …

Armstrong Vertical In-Line Pumps with Integrated Drives Now OSHPD Preapproved

24-02-2016

Armstrong Fluid Technology has recently received preapproval of its Vertical In-Line (VIL) Design Envelope (DE) pumps with integrated drives from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) in California. As stated in OSHPD Seismic Certification No OSP-0422-10, Armstrong VIL Design Envelope pumps have passed the requisite …

Veolia Water Technologies Secures Key Partnership with Bacchus in China

23-02-2016

Leading Alcopop Manufacturer Becomes Veolia’s Anaerobic Technology Reference in Chinese Food and Beverage Market Veolia Water Technologies China is proud to announce its latest contract with Shanghai Bacchus Limited Company (Bacchus), which will see Veolia design and build full turnkey wastewater treatment plants for two of …

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches RheoScan, the worldʼs first patented, optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables: reduction of polymer costs by up to 40%

22-02-2016

ANDRITZ RheoScan is the world’s first patented, optical measurement system for belt presses and gravity belt tables, enabling a reduction of up to 40% in polymer costs. Photo: ANDRITZ ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has developed and successfully launched RheoScan, a new, innovative optical measurement …

Editor’s pickXylem to support Vietnam water treatment plant expansion

19-02-2016

Treatment plant upgrade to include first ozone treatment application in Vietnam Xylem has been awarded a $1.3 million contract to provide advanced treatment technology to the Saigon Water Corporation’s Tan Hiep Water Treatment Plant 2 in Vietnam’s capital, Ho Chi Minh City. Under the contract, Xylem will design, install and commission …

Xylem launches new range of energy efficient borehole pumps

19-02-2016

Lowara e-GS product line boasts proprietary hydraulic design Xylem is introducing the highly efficient Lowara e-GS borehole pump range, featuring optimised hydraulics and Minimum Efficiency Index (MEI) values exceeding ErP requirements. Specifically designed for use in four-inch wells, the new e-GS borehole pump range has an innovative …

Drones to test the waters

19-02-2016

Amphibious drones are being developed to collect and test potentially dangerous water samples from difficult to access watercourses Dan Squire founded Drones Over Water last year in South Australia and has developed a sensor unit, which attaches to amphibious drones to allow the collection of samples from watercourses. He said the drones were …

Global water PPP market to triple by 2020

19-02-2016

Many countries are facing a perfect storm of financing constraints and water infrastructure shortfalls. Dramatic declines in oil and commodity prices, low water tariffs, groundwater overdrafts, and untreated wastewater discharges are prompting governments to tap the private sector through public-private partnership (PPP) schemes. According to a …

It Makes ‘Scents’ to Attend Odors and Air Pollutants 2016

18-02-2016

Knowledge Development Forum will also be offered on-site Environmental professionals from around the world will gathering next month in Milwaukee (Wisc.) for Odors and Air Pollutants 2016. Hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), in cooperation with the Central States Water Environment Association, the conference will be held at the …