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Mueller Water Products Reports 2017 First Quarter Results

03-02-2017

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) has announced that for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2016, net sales were $167.2 million and net income was $6.7 million. On January 6, 2017, the Company sold its Anvil International business for $315 million in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments. Anvil’s …

Editor’s pickMeinhardt Singapore and Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority Ink Memorandum of Understanding for a Collaborative Water Management Development

03-02-2017

This partnership aims to enhance Sharjah’s water management system for a robust and sustainable water supply. L-R: Dr Shahzad Nasim, Meinhardt Group Executive Chairman, His Excellency, Dr Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore, His Excellency Dr Rashid Al Leem, SEWA Chairman, Mr Omar Shahzad, Meinhardt Group …

Water Treatment Company Looks to Expand into Municipal Sector

02-02-2017

A water treatment company is expanding its zero discharge filtration systems into the municipal sector. Baleen Filters, based in Adelaide, South Australia, has used its unique technology to build water-cleaning machines for the agriculture, meat and mining industries since 1999. Its internationally patented filtration systems filter water …

Auckland Council plans $1.7 billion spending on new wastewater infrastructure

02-02-2017

Text by Newshub staff and Ruwani Perera / Retrieved from Newshub It's hoped a $1.7 billion project to clean up Auckland's dodgy drainage will reduce sewage overflow by 80 percent. Ten beaches across the city are now out of bounds, due to human and animal effluent problems every time it rains over 5mm. The city's century-old infrastructure means …

Patented New Wastewater Treatment Technology is Turned On in Unity

02-02-2017

The Town of Unity, located in Saskatchewan, has fired up a first-of-its-kind-in-Canada wastewater treatment system, and they have high hopes for the technology. In fact, the community's administration believes that the results of the treatment system will surpass the "release of water to a fish-bearing environment" standards. The new wastewater …

Chemical free water treatment cleans up Thai sugarcane processing

02-02-2017

Text: Caleb Radford / Retrieved from The Lead South Australia Computer-generated frequencies are being charged through wastewater to help sugarcane-processing plants in Thailand meet environmental standards. Hydrosmart is a South Australian company that uses a unique water treatment process to improve water quality without the addition of …

Too many damaging products being flushed

01-02-2017

Water New Zealand says that wastewater treatment plants around the country are under growing stress because of the huge number of products that are flushed away. This includes not just products containing microbeads but also wipes which are often used for cosmetics and cleaning. This problem is not unique to New Zealand. According to a separate …

Time to act on water scarcity

01-02-2017

FAO Director-General calls for better water management and improved access for small farmers FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva receiving the final communique of the GFFA 2017 on behalf of FAO and UN Water from German Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt. Growing water scarcity is now one of the leading …