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Editor’s pickSensorex debuts universal pH water quality sensor

10-07-2017

The sensorex SD7500 works with any existing conventional pH transmitter. Photo credit: Sensorex Routine sensor replacement is a maintenance step that is necessary in continuous online pH monitoring. However, the Sensorex SD7500 Universal Differential pH Probe extends the working life of sensors while also lowering maintenance frequency – …

Keppel and PUB break ground for Singapore’s very first dual-mode desalination plant

10-07-2017

Taking advantage of its close proximity to the sea and Marina reservoir to enhance water supply resilience, the Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant is set to be a lush green gem along the Eastern Park Connector Network. Recently, Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, revealed its innovative …

WesTech Engineering appoints Ralph A. Cutler as president

07-07-2017

WesTech Engineering, Inc. recently announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ralph Cutler, PE, MBA, as president. Cutler, who currently serves as WesTech’s vice president of Industrial Products and Sales, will effectively take on the new role effective on July 1. Rex Plaizier, who has been serving as both chief executive …

LANXESS: Expanding its range of membranes for reverse osmosis

06-07-2017

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO). The new Lewabrane RO ULP line has three product grades available immediately for water treatment. They display higher water permeability than the standard elements, while offering the similar high level of rejection of critical substances. The …

Clear Path Recycling honoured with not one, but two GE environment awards

04-07-2017

GE Water & Process Technologies has honoured Clear Path Recycling, based in North Carolina, United States (U.S.) with both its prestigious Ecomagination Leadership, as well as Return on Environment (ROE) awards to recognise the operation’s plastic bottle recycling alongside its noteworthy reductions in chemical usage and cost. Clear …

Kaiser steps out after a successful acquisition set for growth and innovation

04-07-2017

Kaiser Premier, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kaiser AG based in Liechtenstein, recently acquired Premier Oilfield Equipment (POE), based in Fort Morgan, Colorado, United States (U.S.) through an asset purchase agreement, and representing a significant opportunity for the manufacturer of hydro-excavation vehicles and API 21F certified …

Editor’s pickDe Nora looks to managing wastewater pollution risks from Singapore

03-07-2017

If heavy industries like oil and gas refining, manufacturing, petrochemical organisations, power plants, power stations, shipping companies do not treat their wastewater properly, the repercussions from the water pollution and contamination can be severe. Photo credit: Erik Forsberg Flicking on the light at home, refuelling your car, signing for …

Grundfos and ADRA International form a partnership to bring water to 1.5 million people

03-07-2017

Photo credit: Grundfos International humanitarian organisation, ADRA International, and Grundfos recently entered a new, innovative partnership in an initiative that will offer access to clean water to approximately 1.5 million people in Africa, Asia, Central and South Africa, and the South Pacific over the next five years. The goal of the …