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GE Signs 15-Year Service Contract with one of Russia’s largest petrochemical plants

05-06-2017

GE and Bashneft, a Rosneft-affiliated company, announced the signing of a long-term service agreement to ensure reliable wastewater treatment at Rosneft’s industrial facilities in the Russian city of Ufa. Under the 15-year contract, GE will provide a comprehensive service solution featuring advanced digital technologies to monitor filtration …

Singer Valve simplifies valve flow measurement with its Battery Operated SPI-MV

05-06-2017

Singer Valve has launched the Battery Operated Single Point Insertion Electromagnetic Flowmeter (SPI-MV) that measures accurate flow rate when power is not available.   Mark Gimson, director of Marketing, said, “It’s not uncommon for valve chambers that are further out in the field to not have power, so this battery option …

Mei Carmel extends its contract with TaKaDu

05-06-2017

TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry, announced today that Mei Carmel, one of the leading water utilities in Israel, has extended it’s contract with TaKaDu for three years. This was followed from a successful one-year use of the service where TaKaDu enabled Mei Carmel to reduce NRW …

Editor’s pickRicoh and Eco-Business commemorate World Environment Day with the Eco Action Day Circular Economy Roundtable and Eco Action Day Circular Economy Challenge

05-06-2017

Table leaders, from left to right, Jessica Cheam, Managing Editor, Eco-Business; Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources & Ministry of Health; JD Kasamoto, General Manager, Service and Environment Division, Ricoh Asia Pacific; Jeff Turner, Vice President, Sustainability, DSM;  and Veerappan …

Middlesex Water Company makes a US$10 million investment in its water infrastructure

05-06-2017

According to WaterWorld, in the Borough of South Plainfield, New Jersey (NJ), United States (U.S.), Middlesex Water Company has announced that a project to replace aging water infrastructure worth US$10 million is set to begin. The utility company intends to replace five miles, or eight kilometres, of meters, valves, and water mains, among many …

IDE Technologies has finished re-commissioning the Santa Barbara Desalination Plant

05-06-2017

Global leader in water treatment solution technology, IDE Technologies, recently disclosed that it has completed the re-commissioning and reactivation of the Charles E Meyer Desalination Facility with Santa Barbara City, California, United States (U.S.). The plant has a capacity of 3 million gallons a day (MGD), or 11.3 million litres a day, to …

Editor’s pickSevern Trent Water has become Nereda technology’s supporter in the U.K. to date

01-06-2017

Severn Trent, at a visit to the Nereda® Wastewater Treatment Plant in Carrigtwohill, Ireland. Photo credit: Royal HaskoningDHV Severn Trent Water has awarded contracts to install Nereda® technology in two more of its key wastewater treatment facilities, becoming the biggest supporter of the cutting edge water purification system in the …

Perth’s scheme to replenish groundwater to drought-proof the city

01-06-2017

A city in Australia, is drought-proofing themselves against climate change by replenishing the underground aquifers that provide their drinking water with recycled water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved an application for the water authority in Western Australia to double its Gnangara Mound groundwater replenishment …

Californians are staunch supports of seawater desalination, a research study has found

31-05-2017

According to Tulchin Research, in a recent survey, 90 per cent of people surveyed favoured desalination, and 78 per cent indicated their preference for candidates for elected office who stand behind seawater desalination. The robust partiality for a candidate who backs water desalination facilities and its associated funding is not limited by …