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Editor’s pickIn light of Cape Town’s water crisis, citizens stand united

09-04-2018

As citizens of Cape Town, South Africa, continue preparing for Day Zero with the water crisis escalating, there is little to good news, save one. South Africans are uniting in efforts to put off Day Zero, ensuring it never comes. But Cape Town is hardly alone in this challenge, with other cities such as Melbourne, Australia, and São Paulo. …

Design software from LANXESS improves ecobalance

06-04-2018

The specialty chemicals corporation LANXESS has made further enhancements to its LewaPlus software for designing water treatment systems. With this 2.0 release, users now have the unique ability to combine per drag and drop different technologies in one design. “Because modules can be added to a project via drag and drop, LewaPlus 2.0 is …

De Nora's Bayoxide E33 on U.S. Amazon

06-04-2018

De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water disinfection and oxidation, filtration and electrochlorination solutions, announced that Bayoxide E33 is now available in the United States on Amazon.com through the De Nora Water Technologies profile. In 2003, De Nora pioneered the use of Bayoxide E33 iron oxide media as an …

Schneider Electric opens new East Asia & Japan headquarters in Singapore

06-04-2018

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, recently opened its new East Asia & Japan headquarters in Singapore — bringing together multiple operations across the island to one location to better serve customers and industry partners in Singapore and throughout East Asia & Japan. It …

SUEZ debuts the ModuleTrac

06-04-2018

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions has unveiled a new mobile app, ModuleTrac, for water treatment plant operators to track, monitor and analyee their ZeeWeed* ultrafiltration membranes. The app is the latest offering in SUEZ’s set of digital solutions, which aim to improve customer operations and outcomes using data and …

A sustainable future: Singapore water story told on a global stage at UN

06-04-2018

Globally, at least two billion people use a drinking water source contaminated by human waste. By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas. With no natural resources, limited land and a growing population, Singapore is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world. Yet in spite of nature’s …

Flint: Water tests in schools show a rise in lead levels

06-04-2018

Recently, water tests conducted at elementary schools in Flint, Michigan, United States (U.S.), have shown a rise in samples holding levels of lead above the federal action limit. According to the Flint Journal, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality found that of the samples tested, 28 samples in February were higher than 15 parts per …

Landia adds Fergus Clark to its technical salesforce

05-04-2018

Long-established pump and mixer manufacturer, Landia, has added to its technical salesforce, appointing Fergus Clark to the position. Bringing with him a wealth of experience from the Far East, Clark has a proven track record in establishing new accounts across the Asian market. Over the past five years, he has sold Permastore Glass Fused to …