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Dialogue session brings up ideas to conserve water

26-01-2016

About 40 participants at a dialogue session on water conservation have suggested ways to help to save water. Some ideas raised at a dialogue on water conservation on Sunday (Jan 24) included increasing the price of water, or equipping homes with devices to monitor water usage. The dialogue involved about 40 youths, members of non-governmental …

Editor’s pickGrundfos partners with the 2030 Water Resources Group

21-01-2016

The global water crisis is highlighted as one of the world's biggest issues in the future. Grundfos joins an international collaboration combatting this serious issue. The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) has just recently accepted a new member into its ranks. The Danish pump manufacturer, Grundfos, has joined the private-public-civil …

TÜV SÜD/Standard for sewage treatment plants in developing countries

21-01-2016

A standard for sewage treatment plants is to improve the sanitation situation in developing countries. The international technical services group TÜV SÜD has been awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to assess facilities aimed at 1,000 to 100,000 people. The project started in November 2015 and is designed for a …

Texas Gov. Abbott Visits World’s Largest Water Desalination Plant in Israel

21-01-2016

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott visited Tuesday the Sorek seawater desalination plant as part of an economic development mission to Israel, hosted by IDE CEO Avshalom Felber. During his visit, the Governor expressed his intention to partner with Israeli technology companies like IDE, a world leader in water treatment, to develop and deploy water …

MICRODYN-NADIR Turns 50

20-01-2016

MICRODYN-NADIR is the technology leading membrane and module supplier for the micro-, ultra- and nano-filtration worldwide. The membrane division of the former Hoechst AG, which used to be known as NADIR Filtration, was founded in 1966. In 2003, NADIR Filtration and MICRODYN Modulbau, whose roots go back to the AKZO AG, merged and have been an …

Black & Veatch Ranked 1st Among List of Best Private Companies for Leaders

19-01-2016

Chief Executive Magazine List Identifies 40 Companies that Excel at Nurturing Leaders Black & Veatch has been selected as the best company for leadership development in the Private Company category of Chief Executive Magazine’s annual study of the “Best Companies for Leaders.” It is the company’s third consecutive …