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WATER PLUS DEAL HELPS UD GROUP ENTER UK WATER UTILITY MARKET

06-01-2017

Software company UD Group has entered into the water utilities market following a deal with UK business water retailer, Water Plus.This partnership marks the first time UD Group have worked with a non-energy utilities. Water Plus was founded in 2016 as the result of a merger between United Utilities and Severn Trent’s B2B divisions. Its …

Securing Asia’s urban water

06-01-2017

Although population growth and development pressures both influence water cycles, climate change is the main factor affecting the global hydrological balance, largely in an irreversible way. Examples are the accelerated depletion of the world’s largest aquifers as well as the unsustainable rate that glaciers are melting. The impact of …

THERMAL DESALINATION EXPANSION ON TRACK IN DUBAI

06-01-2017

The expansion of Dubai’s M-Station combined power and thermal desalination plant is now over 50% complete, according to the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). It was in early 2015 when DEWA awarded Siemens the AED 1.47bn (US$400m) contract to expand the site, with Mott MacDonald acting as the consultant on the project. The …

International Wastewater Systems Announces First Brewery Installation

06-01-2017

International Wastewater Systems Inc (IWS) has announced the upcoming installation of a PIRANHA thermal heat recovery system ("PIRANHA") at the Andina Brewing Company ("Andina") in Vancouver, Canada. Andina is completing construction on a 13,700-square-foot facility in Vancouver that includes its production headquarters along with a retail outlet …

Dhaka drinking water treatment plant to be designed by Mott MacDonald

05-01-2017

Mott MacDonald has been appointed management, design and supervision consultant by Bangladesh’s Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) on the Dhaka environmentally sustainable water supply project (DESWSP). Dhaka has an estimated population of over 15 million, which is forecast to grow to approximately 29 million by 2035. …

Agilent Technologies Presents Thought Leader Award to Water-Quality Researcher

05-01-2017

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced Shane Snyder, Ph.D., as recipient of the Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his influential research in water analysis, and the exploration of new approaches to determine the quality and safety of drinking water. Dr. Snyder is a professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the …

Water Research Foundation Releases the Blueprint for One Water

05-01-2017

Guidance document lays out framework for long-term resilience of water systems The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a leading sponsor of innovative research supporting the water community, has released the Blueprint for One Water, a practical guide for agencies seeking to manage water resources holistically and sustainably. One Water is an …

Honeywell and Flowserve partner to solve manufacturing challenges

05-01-2017

Manufacturers in fluid management industries such as power, chemicals and oil and gas, often require complex software architecture to ensure their operations are safe, efficient and reliable. A new partnership between Honeywell and Flowserve will combine domain knowledge of flow management equipment with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) …

Editor’s pickNew Parkville Treatment Plant Will Increase Water Output and Quality

05-01-2017

Black & Veatch provided design services for Missouri American Water Black & Veatch designed a new water treatment plant near Parkville, Mo., for Missouri American Water that will increase needed supplies while improving water quality. The new plant is designed to meet ongoing population growth in the Parkville region and is located in …