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Mitsubishi: How the future of inverter drives the water industry ?

10-02-2017

The challenges facing the water industry include climate change, rising energy costs, tightening legislation, population growth and increasing usage per head. The use of automated systems in order to make pumps and processes work more efficiently is helping keep pace with these demands; however, what does the future hold for one of the most …

Singapore minister assures that water tariffs will remain cost-comepetitive

10-02-2017

Following the news of a water-tariff hike, the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli assures that Singapore government will ensure that the country remains cost-competitive, even with the planned water-tariff hike.  He further emphasised that efforts to enhance water efficiency in the industrial and commercial …

Spiral Water Technologies expands portfolio with MODEL S1000 filter

08-02-2017

Spiral Water Technologies, a developer of advanced filtration solutions for difficult-to-treat waters, is introducing their automatic self-cleaning filter, the Model S1000. Made with a robust stainless steel housing, the new Model S1000 can be used for both process and wastewater streams. It is also designed to remove ultra-high and variable …

PUB invites proposals to build fifth desalination plant on Jurong Island

07-02-2017

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has put up a Request for Proposal (RFP) today for the development of Singapore’s fifth desalination plant. To be built on Jurong Island under a Design-Build-Own-Operate (DBOO) arrangement by 2020, the plant will add another 137,000 cubic metres, or approximately 30 million imperial gallons of …

Evides Waterbedrijf strengthens its partnership with TaKaDu for an additional three years

07-02-2017

TaKaDu, a global leader in integrated event management solutions for the water industry, has announced that Evides Waterbedrijf, the second largest water company in the Netherlands, is extending its TaKaDu service contract for another three years. Since 2014, Evides has been using TaKaDu’s event management solution to increase network …

Emerson introduces the world’s first wired HART vibrating fork level detector

06-02-2017

Photo credit: Emerson Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the Rosemount™ 2140, the world’s first wired HART vibrating fork level detector. The ingenious vibrating fork level detector offers enhanced ease-of-use, smart diagnostics, and remote proof-testing capability. In addition, the device also provides reliable level …

Improving sanitation on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

06-02-2017

With almost 100,000 people living in dense floating communities on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake and during the low water dry season, many experience poor health as their local ambient water becomes contaminated and often septic. “People defecate directly into the water,” said Hakley Ke from Wetlands Work (WW!), a Phnom Penh-based …

Water utility Severn Trent sees FY rewards beating forecast

03-02-2017

British water utility Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) said it expected to exceed its forecast for full-year net customer outcome delivery incentive rewards (ODI) after strong operational performance in the third quarter. The company, which supplies water across the UK's Midlands, said full-year ODI would be ahead of its previous guidance of 15 million …

XYLEM ROOTS OUT GROWTH IN US PUBLIC UTILITIES TO OFFSET TOUGH FOURTH QUARTER IN WATER

03-02-2017

Text: Tom Freyberg, Chief Editor, WWi / Retrieved from WWi Global water technology company Xylem’s share price has risen nearly 2% on the release of the company’s full 2016 financial results and increased forecast for 2017. For the full year 2016, Xylem generated $3.8 billion in revenue, up on a forecast in May of $3.7 …