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Grundfos and TaKaDu: Water technology meets data analytics

08-05-2017

Using data analytics to identify network events leads to higher network efficiency among other things, like minimising construction work for utilities and allowing field teams to find issues early, thus ensuring faster repair cycles as well. Photo credit: Grundfos Grundfos and TakaDu’s recently announced partnership is projected to enhance …

Editor’s pickUN-Water: Look at wastewater as a resource, not waste

08-05-2017

A wastewater treatment plant in Manila, the Philippines. Photo credit: Danilo Pinzon/World Bank UN-Water pressed a shift in their United Nations World Water Development Report, Wastewater: the Untapped Resource, moving from considering agricultural and industrial wastewater emitted into the environment on a daily basis as an expensive issue to …

GE launches an integrated service plan for offshore oil and gas water treatment

05-05-2017

GE Water & Process Technologies recently debuted OnBoard*, a new service offering that is a customisable, totally integrated water treatment solution, and service plan for offshore oil and gas producers. OnBoard combines chemicals, diagnostic software, digital technologies, membranes, remote monitoring, and sulphate removal technology and …

Singapore: PUB launches Request-for-Proposal to provide smart shower devices

04-05-2017

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has launched their Request-for-Proposal (RFP) to provide smart shower devices that will be able to offer real-time information regarding water usage while in the shower. Such gentle behavioural prods have the potential of changing user habits and help reduce water consumption in the small island …

Editor’s pickWater Planet: Recognised as the Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year

04-05-2017

At the 2017 Global Water Awards, Eric Hoek (centre) accepts the award for the Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year from Christopher Gasson of Global Water Intelligence (left) and keynote speaker, author, and statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb (right). Photo credit: 2017 Global Water Award Water Planet, a company based in California …