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In 2016, Ecolab helped businesses save 161 billion gallons of water

13-07-2017

Global leader in water, hygiene, and energy, Ecolab, helped customers conserve 161 billion gallons (609 billion litres) of water at more than a million locations scattered across the globe. These savings, which can satisfy the drinking water needs of more than 558 million people, were highlighted in Ecolab’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability …

Roberts of Port Dinorwic picked Landia’s wastewater aeration system

13-07-2017

Acclaimed and renowned family-owned food manufacturer, Roberts of Port Dinorwic, introduced a new Landia aeration system to improve its wastewater process. Based out of a ten-acre (four-hectare) site on the banks of the Menai Strait, North Wales, United Kingdom (U.K.), the food production facility has a screen that catches up to 95 per cent of …

Gold Coast Water to implement TaKaDu’s solutions to boost efficiency

12-07-2017

Gold Coast Water will implement TaKaDu's solutions to increase operational efficiency and reduce water loss. Photo credit: TaKaDu Global leader in Integrated Even Management solutions for the water industry, TaKaDu, announced that Gold Coast, in South East Queensland, Australia, will incorporate TaKaDu’s solution to its network to increase …

Evoqua acquires Olsen Irrigation Systems

12-07-2017

Evoqua recently acquired Olson Irrigation Systems, a leading designer and producer of filters and irrigation components for the agriculture and industrial markets based in Santee, California, United States (U.S.). With this acquisition, Evoqua continues to build on its leadership position in filtration serving a broad range of industrial …

Adsorbent materials capable of cleaning wastewater

11-07-2017

According to Materials World Magazine, grapefruit peel is a new adsorbent material used to get rid of heavy metals and organic pollutants in water. Research scientists from the University of Granada, Spain, the Centre of Electrochemical Research and Technological Development, and the Centre of Engineering and Industrial Development, Mexico, …

Evoqua acquires ADI Systems, Lange Containment and Geomembrane Technologies (ADI)

11-07-2017

Evoqua acquired ADI Systems, Lange Containment and Geomembrane Technologies (ADI) from ADI Group Inc. All three businesses are global leaders in wastewater solutions for the industrial and manufacturing sectors, and based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, and Denver, Colorado, United States (U.S.). Combined, ADI Systems and Lange …

Editor’s pickSensorex debuts universal pH water quality sensor

10-07-2017

The sensorex SD7500 works with any existing conventional pH transmitter. Photo credit: Sensorex Routine sensor replacement is a maintenance step that is necessary in continuous online pH monitoring. However, the Sensorex SD7500 Universal Differential pH Probe extends the working life of sensors while also lowering maintenance frequency – …

Keppel and PUB break ground for Singapore’s very first dual-mode desalination plant

10-07-2017

Taking advantage of its close proximity to the sea and Marina reservoir to enhance water supply resilience, the Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant is set to be a lush green gem along the Eastern Park Connector Network. Recently, Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, revealed its innovative …

WesTech Engineering appoints Ralph A. Cutler as president

07-07-2017

WesTech Engineering, Inc. recently announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ralph Cutler, PE, MBA, as president. Cutler, who currently serves as WesTech’s vice president of Industrial Products and Sales, will effectively take on the new role effective on July 1. Rex Plaizier, who has been serving as both chief executive …