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Kurita to Acquire US-based Water Treatment Chemicals Manufacturing and Sales Company To Accelerate the Water Treatment Chemicals Business in the U.S.A.

20-01-2017

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (hereinafter "Kurita") announces today that it has acquired Fremont Industries, LLC (hereinafter "Fremont") in January 3, 2017 (CST), a water treatment chemicals manufacturing and sales company. The acquisition price will be about $40 million US dollars (about 4.7 billion yen). Kurita has acquired 100% of the equity …

Analysis: Investment in Sustainable Irrigation Can Reduce Food Prices, Global Hunger

20-01-2017

Investments in increased irrigation and water use efficiency could substantially lower food prices for both staple and more nutrient-dense crops by 2030, according to new analyses summarized by Claudia Ringler, deputy director of the Environment and Production Technology Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The …

Water & Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market Analysis By Product (Membrane Separation, Disinfection, Sludge), By Technology (Primary Treatment, Secondary Treatment, Tertiary Treatment), By Application, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

20-01-2017

The global water & wastewater treatment equipment market size is expected to reach approximately USD 103.41 billion by 2025, according to a new report conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. The rising demand for fresh water mainly owing to population explosion and industrialization across the globe is estimated to amplify the market growth …

UN agency eyes recycling wastewater for large-scale farming

20-01-2017

With agricultural land thirsty and water increasingly scarce, the United Nations agricultural agency is on Thursday hosting an international event to discuss the use of municipal liquid waste for farming. “Properly managed, wastewater can be used safely to support crop production – directly through irrigation or indirectly by …

EPA water infrastructure project loan program launches with $1 billion

19-01-2017

EPA has announced the availability of up to $1 billion under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program, aimed at providing credit-worthy water supply and wastewater projects long-term, low-cost assistance through direct loans and loan guarantees. WIFIA brings another financing option for large infrastructure …

GWA income soars 30% as water rates continue to rise

19-01-2017

Text: Gaynor D. Daleno / Retrieved from The Guam Daily The Guam Waterworks Authority collected much more money from customers than the amount GWA needed to provide power and wastewater services, according to an audit report released Tuesday. GWA’s revenues from water and wastewater customers reached $105.4 million in fiscal year …

Inaugural Floodex Europe to launch end October next to Aquatech Amsterdam

19-01-2017

The new tradeshow Floodex Europe will be launched alongside Aquatech during the Amsterdam International Water Week later this year at RAI Amsterdam. The show is to focus on equipment, solutions and opportunities around preventing and dealing with flooding. Floodex Europe will connect leading suppliers and high quality international visitors from …

Xylem Helping Build First Wastewater Plant in Sehore, India

19-01-2017

Xylem was recently selected to supply advanced wastewater treatment technology to the first-ever sewage treatment plant in Sehore, India. The new plant is being developed to accommodate rapid industrial growth in the city of Sehore, located in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. The Municipal Corporation of Sehore appointed Ankita …

Editor’s pickSingapore's fifth NEWater plant opens

18-01-2017

The 50mgd plant will boost total NEWater capacity to meet 40% of Singapore’s water demand L to R: Mr Ng Joo Hee, PUB Chief Executive; Mr Tan Gee Paw, PUB Chairman; Mr Choi Shing Kwok, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources; Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Ministry of the …