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Cortec® presents sound and environmentally-friendly water treatment alternatives

11-12-2017

Cortec’s new brochure on “VpCI® Building Blocks and Additives for Water Treatment Formulations” focuses on the prevention of both corrosion and scale buildup in process water. Additives for boilers, heat exchangers, cooling towers, and condensate lines can be instrumental in lengthening the life of a system and reducing …

WEF’s December open access article reviews biological phosphorus recovery

08-12-2017

The Water Environment Federation’ (WEF) open access article in the December 2017 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) examines developments in biological phosphorus recovery and considers the potential for further advancement, titled Biological Phosphorus Recovery: Review of Current Progress and Future Needs and authored by Yu Yang, Xu …

Australia: Reducing water use is well underway

08-12-2017

Efforts to reduce water use in urban areas under the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme are being stepped up with a fresh focus on obligations in the building and property development industry. Paul Morris, WELS Regulator in the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, stated that industry compliance was critical to …

Editor’s pickDrought may bring structural issues to Spain

07-12-2017

Granada, south-eastern Spain Some areas of Spain’s Andalusia region may inspire that familiar sinking feeling – and it’s not imagined; sustained drought and relentless heat is making the soil in the region subside, potentially causing structural issues in south-eastern Spain. Over half a century of ground exploration, research …

Grundfos and Novozymes kick off collaboration for clean water

07-12-2017

Biology and pump technology are combined when the two leading global players enter an open innovation collaboration to find new solutions to the world’s many water challenges. But when biotech is combined with cutting-edge water technology, find new solutions to some of the most pressing global issues concerning water scarcity may just be …

ANDRITZ introduces new simulation-based operator training

06-12-2017

ANDRITZ SmartSIM: simulation based operator training ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new, computer-assisted tool for operator training to maximize machine and process performance with minimum of training time. ANDRITZ SmartSIM is a sophisticated solution for efficient implementation of new …

Decisive call for greater collaboration on sustainable development made at RBF

06-12-2017

When he spoke at the 6th edition of the Responsible Business Forum for Sustainable Development (RBF) currently being held in Singapore, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources, made a decisive call for collaboration across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region on climate change, water resource management, as well as economic …

Australia: Gympie implements TaKaDu’s event management solution

06-12-2017

Gympie Regional Council in South East Queensland, Australia, is the latest Australian water utility to turn to TaKaDu’s integrated event management solution to improve efficiency and reduce water loss. Covering an area of 6,898km², Gympie is implementing TaKaDu as part of a major restructuring project to make its water network smarter, …

Lookout: Hydroflux Epco is here!

05-12-2017

Hydroflux Group has recently announced the launch of Hydroflux Epco – a new brand in the water and wastewater treatment market. Hydroflux Epco combines wastewater innovator Hydroflux HUBER with Epco Australia, one of Australia’s longest-standing water companies.  This combined powerhouse will provide a wide range of wastewater …