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Surrey leads way on global water quality after WHO re-designation

07-02-2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has re-designated the University of Surrey as a Collaborating Centre for Protection of Water Quality and Human Health. WHO is the international authority on public health and water quality, and leads global efforts to prevent transmission of waterborne disease. WHO Collaborating …

Water Environment Federation member to testify to Congress

07-02-2019

Charlotte (N.C.) Water Director Angela Lee will speak during a February 7 hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Lee will be testifying during the hearing, titled “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.” The committee will …

inge® UF in the Americas

01-02-2019

The inge® team responsible for the Americas won some important orders during the second half of last year.  Replacement: The Columbia Heights Membrane Plant (CHMP) operated by the City of Minneapolis, MN recently awarded inge® a contract to supply 3,000 dizzer® L 0.9 MB 40 PB modules equipped with its robust Multibore® …

The Water Council Board of Directors names new Co-Chairs

01-02-2019

The Water Council today announced the appointment of two new co-chairs to its board of directors beginning January 2019. The new co-chairs hold executive positions with industry-leading, global water technology companies headquartered in Milwaukee. Todd Adams, president and CEO for Rexnord Corporation, and Jim Stern, executive vice president for …

Aquatech supplies landmark source water treatment package for Kuwait oil company

31-01-2019

In 2017, Aquatech International was awarded a contract by international oil and gas services company Petrofac to design, engineer and supply Source Water Treatment Package for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) as part of the Lower Fars Heavy Oil Development Project, Phase One. Now well underway, the project represents a benchmark in sustainable water …

Veolia Water Technologies launches AQUAVISTA™ Plant

30-01-2019
Veolia, AQUAVISTA

Veolia Water Technologies launches AQUAVISTA™ Plant, a holistic digital solution composed of a suite of intelligent software solutions for real-time optimisation of process performance. It provides a state-of-the-art auto-pilot to optimise the whole wastewater system, including sewer network and treatment plant. AQUAVISTA™ Plant …

Gradiant secures four water recycling projects in India

30-01-2019

Gradiant Corporation, a leader in innovative solutions for industrial wastewater treatment, announces today that it has secured four Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) projects in India via its Gradiant India Pvt Ltd (GIPL) division. Gradiant will provide end-to-end water recycling solutions for these clients in the textile processing, dyestuff and …

LANXESS expands range of membranes for reverse osmosis

30-01-2019

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO). The new Lewabrane HP (high performance) series comprises elements that consist of an enhanced brackish water membrane to serve applications in which high rejection and energy efficiency are important. Using the new types in combination with …

Sludge dewatering equipment market size to exceed $5bn by 2025

30-01-2019

Sludge Dewatering Equipment Market size is anticipated to surpass USD5 billion by 2025, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Growing focus toward preservation of surface water bodies from contamination coupled with ongoing technological inclination to promote recycling and reuse will drive the market size. Shifting …