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Upwardly mobile with ATEX-approved pumps

01-07-2020
Borger, pumps, wastewater treatment, water treatment

Chalwyn valves and Spark Arrestors certainly do their job to meet Health & Safety requirements, but they do not, for example, control surface temperatures in the T4 range of 135°C. Such are the rigorous and sometimes complicated demands of ATEX that it is not uncommon for pump users to position control panels away from the ATEX area in …

Supply chain vital to water industry carbon ambition

29-06-2020
supply chain, water industry

The water industry must utilise the skills offered by the supply chain if it is to meet its ambitious target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. Reviewing the sector’s bold carbon commitment which was announced in April 2019, David Riley, Anglian Water’s head of carbon neutrality and chair of Water UK’s carbon working …

Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

20-06-2020
National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …

Amane Advisors awarded contract by SPARK to provide water advisory services

19-06-2020
Amane Advisors, SPARK, water network, water monitoring, water advisory

Amane Advisors has been awarded the contract to provide advisory services for the development of all water and wastewater facilities in the new city, SPARK (King Salman Energy Park). Energy City Development Company (ECDC) is developing and operating a new energy hub – The King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) – with the strategic objectives …

Digital transformation reframes Asia Pacific’s water industry

19-06-2020
water treatment, wastewater treatment, digital solutions, digital transformation, digital twins

In addition to environmental and social challenges, water utilities in Asia Pacific are faced with the complexities of non-revenue water, underdeveloped or ageing water infrastructure and growing expenditure. Digital transformation offers the water industry an opportunity to provide reliable and sustainable water supply by optimising distribution …

NEWEA Annual Conference to proceed in 2021

18-06-2020
NEWEA, conference, trade show, exhibition

The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) has announced that it is currently exploring three options for its Annual Conference scheduled to take place in 2021. The options are: A fully digital event A hybrid digital/in-person event A fully in-person event The NEWEA has also given assurances that the conference will be held …