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NSF International Co-Hosting Second Annual Global Water Purification Summit in Beijing

19-04-2016

Industry challenges, growth trends and insights in policy, economics and technology to be discussed Global public health organization NSF International and the Direct Drinking Water Times, one of China’s leading water publications, will co-sponsor the second annual Global Water Purification Summit, April 21 – 22, 2016 in Beijing, …

TÜV SÜD expands Reverse Osmosis membrane testing capabilities

19-04-2016

TÜV SÜD Water Services now offers extensive RO membrane testing services in Singapore to plant operators, chemical suppliers and membrane manufacturers. Both 4’’ and 8’’ reverse osmosis elements can be tested for performance evaluation, fouling characterization and chemical compatibility. The new set-up allows …

IntelliFlux™ Artificial Intelligence-Based Control System from Water Planet Powers Demonstrations to Evaluate Performance and Cost of Treating Produced Water for Use in Agricultural Irrigation

18-04-2016

IntelliFlux™ artificial intelligence (AI) based software developed by Water Planet, Inc. is being used in a pilot project in Wasco, California to evaluate the performance and economics of treating produced water for agricultural reuse. The project, which is being done with Sweetwater Tech Resources, utilizes Water Planet’s IMS-5000 …

New Centre For Ganga River Basin Management And Studies

18-04-2016

Setting Up ETPs And STPs To Clean Ganga The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharti at the inaugural meet of the project on Center for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies, in New Delhi on April 17, 2016. (Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ) National Mission for Clean Ganga under the …

TÜV SÜD’s strong presence at IFAT 2016 in Munich

15-04-2016

At IFAT 2016, TÜV SÜD will showcase its services at two stands. The experts from TÜV SÜD Industrie Service will provide information at the stand of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall, DWA) (Stand EWE.1), while the experts from TÜV …

Water levels in Linggiu Reservoir hit new low

14-04-2016

Water levels in the Linggiu Reservoir in Johor, which helps to meet half of Singapore's water needs, have fallen to a new historic low. The reservoir is just over one-third full. Last October, water levels in the reservoir already reached a low of 41 per cent, but they have fallen some more to 36.9 per cent. These levels are far below the 80 per …

Bentley Systems helps South Australia Water forecast water demand

14-04-2016

Bentley user South Australia Water (SA Water) delivers water and wastewater services to more than 1.5 million South Australian customers and is responsible for the management of more than AUD 19 billion worth of assets. In order to ensure customer supply, SA Water embarked on an ambitious AUD 400 million network upgrade project and took advantage …

Recipients of the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship Announced

14-04-2016

Utility leaders will participate in Singapore International Water Week, July 10-14 The Water Environment Federation (WEF), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)—in partnership with the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) —are pleased to announce the …

PUB mulling 5th desalination plant on Jurong Island: Masagos

13-04-2016

Mr Masagos also announced measures to promote the use of more efficient fittings and appliances, such as the phasing out of less water-efficient taps and mixers. To further enhance Singapore’s water supply resilience, plans for a fifth desalination plant on Jurong Island are being considered by PUB, said Minister for the Environment and …

Xylem expands reliable fire protection solutions offering in Asia

13-04-2016

Renowned A-C Fire Pump brand to be manufactured in the Philippines Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, is delivering on its commitment to meet the diverse water needs of Asia by manufacturing the A-C Fire Pump 8100 Series at its Calamba facility in the Philippines. This move addresses a critical need for a strong …