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The collaboration for clean water

05-12-2017

When the combination of biotech with cutting-edge water technology happen, you may find new solutions to some of the most pressing global issues concerning water scarcity. Hence, making a direct impact on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which aims at securing universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. This is the scope, when …

The world's premier water leakage summit to return for its ninth year in 2018

05-12-2017

The Global Leakage Summit returns for its ninth year in March 2018 to feature the most innovative and successful examples of delivering and maintaining reduced leakage levels across the world. The volume of water lost from leakage, inaccurate customer meter readings and theft of water together add up to Non Revenue Water (NRW). With better …

Singer™ Pressure Management Valve: The reliable automated pressure management

05-12-2017

The Singer 106/206 PGM-2PR-630 has just been introduced by Mueller Water Products, a leading manufacturer of water distribution control valves. Designed for applications to recognise impending failure, this valve hydraulically manages pressure round the clock. It reduces water loss, saves money and prevents unwanted pressure spikes that …

Outstanding Singapore engineering achievements receive accolades at CAFEO35

05-12-2017

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES), have announced that two outstanding engineering projects and four eminent engineers were accorded prestigious regional accolades at the 35th Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO35). The two projects who received the esteemed ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement …

U.S.: WEF urges Congress to fund key water programmes

05-12-2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has strongly urged Congress to continue federal investments in water infrastructure, geographic watershed and state grant programmes, water systems security, and water research programmes as it finalises its Fiscal Year 2018 spending bills. The letter to Congress stated that support for these programmes is …

At SHEC 2017, Veolia showcased its EVALED® evaporation technology

04-12-2017

When Veolia Water Technologies exhibited at the 2017 China (Shanghai) International Evaporation and Crystallisation Technology and Equipment Exhibition (SHEC 2017) held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the leading water and wastewater solutions provider with a wide array of contemporary water treatment solutions showcased its star …

Editor’s pickDe Nora China boosts production with new expansion and upgrades

04-12-2017

Leading global electrochemical and water technology company, De Nora, recently revealed its newly expanded and upgraded factory in Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu, China. The investment, which amounted to more than US$10 million, will allow the company to meet the growing demand for its electrode and water technology products in China as well as …

Study: More trees improve water sanitation and bring down child deaths

01-12-2017

According to a global study published in the journal Nature Communications, more trees at water sources in poorer nations improve sanitation and as a consequence, fewer children die from diarrhoea, identified as one of the leading causes of death by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in children, and a preventable disease that claims the lives of …

Faithful+Gould announces new leadership in SEA

01-12-2017

Recently, René Hillig was appointed Director – South East Asia to advance the Faithful+Gould business and as well as implement key account management strategies across the Southeast Asian (SEA) region. Hillig, a long serving senior member of Faithful+Gould Singapore, is well regarded in the industry for his leadership, key account …

Editor’s pickAmerica’s US$300 billion war taking place right beneath their noses

30-11-2017

Installation of a new copper water pipe in Lansing, Michigan, U.S. Image credit: Laura McDermott/The New York Times The United States (U.S.) is facing yet another crisis – though this is rather of a different sort. Rather than fighting off financial meltdowns or fending off other more obvious threats, this one includes leaks, bursting …