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Black & Veatch: Climate change, global pandemic highlight water industry’s need for greater resilience through planning and digital water programmes

17-06-2020
Black & Veatch, market report, infrastructure

Facing a diverse array of headwinds to their operations, U.S. water industry leaders are looking to accelerate innovation in strategy, operations and capital planning by harnessing digital assets and data analytics, Black & Veatch’s newly released Strategic Directions: Water Report finds. Efforts to adopt and implement …

Wastewater should be improved to eliminate antibiotic resistance, says Örebro University expert

17-06-2020
Sweden, wastewater treatment, water monitoring

Faisal Ahmad Khan's research team was the first in Sweden to find bacteria resistant also to new types of antibiotics in waterways and lakes. Now, he is presenting his doctoral thesis in biology at Örebro University. "Limiting the prescription of antibiotics is not sufficient to eliminate antibiotic resistance. The treatment of both hospital …

Court rules controversial Kleenex wipes “flushable”

16-06-2020
wastewater treatment

Sydney Water and consumer advocates have warned against flushing wet wipes down the toilet, after an appeal court ruled the consumer watchdog had not proven it was misleading for Kleenex products to be marketed as "flushable". In a decision on Monday, the Full Court of the Federal Court upheld a decision that Kleenex had not engaged in …

Grundfos proceeds to acquire Eurowater

16-06-2020
Grundfos, Eurowater, acquisition

Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Eurowater. This marks an important milestone in the company’s ongoing efforts to pioneer solutions to tackle global water challenges. The acquisition aligns closely with Grundfos’ strategy to strengthen its innovation leadership within water technology, and supports the company’s …