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Envirocleanse LLC Moves Forward with Patented inTank(TM) Ballast Water Treatment System

03-11-2016

Envirocleanse LLC, division of Charter Brokerage, a BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY company, recently submitted a Letter of Intent to the US Coast Guard and the International Maritime Organization indicating that Envirocleanse will apply for Type Approval of their patented Envirocleanse inTank™ Ballast Water Treatment System . Full-scale shipboard trials …

HWM’s pressure controller helps Bournemouth Water reduce leakage and bursts

03-11-2016

The Pegasus+ pressure control system from multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has helped Bournemouth Water (BW) reduce leakage by 1 Ml/d and achieve short-duration burst reductions of 54 per cent. The pressure controller is responding directly to data recorded by HWM loggers at critical points (CPs) in the network and adjusting …

City of Salem, Oregon, Switches to Innovyze Geocentric Smart Water Modeling Technology

02-11-2016

Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Salem Department of Public Works, Oregon, has chosen Innovyze’s industry-leading InfoWater Suite and InfoWater UDF Suite software as its advanced water distribution modeling solution. The …

Xylem acquires Singapore-based smart water analytics company Visenti

02-11-2016

Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a global water technology leader, today announced that it has acquired Visenti Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based smart water analytics company that provides a suite of advanced products and services to enable smart management of water networks. Visenti was launched out of the SMART research program at the Massachusetts Institute …

Meeting the Wastewater Challenge in the People’s Republic of China

01-11-2016

This vast dynamic country has 20% of the world’s population but only 7% of the earth’s freshwater. Managing this challenging situation is made more difficult by rapid urbanization and water pollution. More than 400 of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) 683 cities report water shortages. The average daily shortfall is …

The Water Environment Federation Announces its 2016-2017 Board of Trustees

28-10-2016

The members of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 2016-2017 Board of Trustees were confirmed by WEF’s House of Delegates during WEFTEC® 2016—WEF’s 89th annual technical exhibition and conference—last month in New Orleans, La.During a ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27, the WEF “gavel of leadership” …

WEF Announces 2016 Ingenuity Contest Winners

27-10-2016

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the winners of the fifth annual WEFTEC Ingenuity Contest. The competition recognizes innovative water professionals who used what they had on hand and a little bit of ingenuity to creatively solve persistent challenges. The following winners were recognized during “A Celebration of …