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EU, India to jointly invest USD 45 million on seven water projects

India, European Union

India and the European Union have decided to jointly invest Rs 323 crore (approximately USD 45 million) on seven projects over four years to find affordable solutions to improving drinking water quality and boosting wastewater management in India. These projects were selected under the EU - India Joint Call on Research and Innovation for …

Vortex Companies acquires the Ted Berry Company

Vortex, Ted Berry, acquisition

The Vortex Companies ("Vortex"), a leading trenchless rehabilitation industry solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of The Ted Berry Company (Ted Berry), a Maine based, New England area trenchless rehabilitation solutions provider, announced Mike Vellano, CEO of Vortex. Located in Livermore, Maine, The Ted Berry Company has built an …

South East Water analyst wins

SEAL analyical, WWEM

SEAL Analytical ran a competition during WWEM 2018, the water wastewater and environmental monitoring event. The winning entry was submitted by John Robertson, senior chemist in water quality for South East Water, who received his prize at the company’s Farnborough laboratory. Sadie Vick from SEAL presented John with his prize, commenting: …

Teck Commissions IDE to design and supply a desalination plant


IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions, announced that it has been chosen by Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”), (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) to design and supply the desalination plant for the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) project in Chile. QB2 is an extension of Teck’s existing Quebrada Blanca …

Intelligent Water Systems Challenge launches for second year


The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is back for a second year to encourage participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities.  The goal is to demonstrate the value of intelligent water systems to utilities and foster adoption of smart water technologies, as well …

ADB opens a new wastewater treatment plant in Arvaikheer, Mongolia


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Uvurkhangai Provincial Government of Mongolia today inaugurated a new wastewater treatment plant in the provincial capital Arvaikheer. The state-of-the-art plant was built under additional financing for the ADB-funded Southeast Gobi Urban and Border Town Development Project, and will ensure safe, reliable, …

De Nora acquires MIOX


De Nora, a global leader in electrochemical technologies and the world’s largest provider of electrodes, coatings and complete solutions for electrochemical processes, today announced it has acquired the Albuquerque-based MIOX business from Johnson Matthey for an undisclosed price. The acquisition strengthens De Nora’s growing …

Water Environment Federation supports documentary film "Brave Blue World"


The Water Environment Federation is a supporting partner for a new documentary film titled Brave Blue World, which will be released in fall 2019 and showcase how innovation and technology can solve water challenges and advance resource recovery around the planet.  Brave Blue World will spur people to rethink the management of water by …

Editor’s pickBentley Systems Announces OpenUtilities™ Solutions for DER


OpenUtilities DER Optioneering provides an initial screening and hosting capacity analysis (HCA) to improve customer response time and integrate DER into grid planning, operations and long-term investment decisions Bentley Systems announces the availability of OpenUtilities™ DER Planning & Design Assessment Solutions, the latest of …