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Editor’s pickMads Nipper steps down

Grundfos, water treatment, Mads Nipper

Mads Nipper has announced that he will resign as CEO of Grundfos at the end of 2020, after accepting an offer to become CEO of the energy company Ørsted. “Grundfos has delivered outstanding results since Mads joined us in 2014. We would like to thank Mads for his strong contribution and congratulate him, and Ørsted, on his …

Diehl executive board announces changes


Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Wolfgang Weggen (62), long-standing Executive Vice President of the Diehl Executive Board and in charge of the Finance and Controlling Corporate Department, has gone into well-earned retirement as of August 31 this year. The shareholders and members of the Supervisory Board have thanked Mr. Weggen for his great …

Vietwater 2020 postponed, announces new dates

Vietwater, trade show, exhibition, Vietnam

Informa Markets in Vietnam has announced the organisation’s decision to reschedule Vietwater 2020. The exhibition and trade show was due to take place in November this year, but has been pushed back to 10-12 November 2021 at the Saigon Exhibition and Conference Center (SECC). In a statement released to the media, Informa Markets said, …

NX Filtration’s hollow fiber nanofiltration attacks summer droughts in the Netherlands

NX Filtration, water treatment, wastewater treatment, filtration

The Netherlands has experienced consecutive years of drought. In 2018, record shortages of rainfall were measured and in 2020, the spring and summer were amongst the 5% driest years since 1906. As a result, groundwater levels are under pressure, especially in the eastern part of the country that lies above sea level these droughts have been most …

Be bold to cut pollutions, water companies urged

Isle Water, conference

UK water companies must be “bold and brave” if they are to achieve ambitious pollution targets and meet the high expectations of regulators over the next five years. The comment comes from Karyn Georges, head of consulting at global innovation and technology consultancy Isle, ahead of the company’s Zero Pollutions Conference on …

Tuas Nexus begins construction

Singapore, Tuas Nexus, water treatment, wastewater treatment, PUB

The National Environment Agency (NEA) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, have announced that the first phase of construction of Tuas Nexus has begun, and it is set to be completed in phases from 2025 onwards. The co-location of two mega facilities – the Tuas WRP and IWMF – will help forge a more sustainable Singapore by …

Grundfos joins hands with Cognizant to restore Sembakkam Lake

Grundfos, Cognizant, India

Grundfos and Cognizant have announced funding support for the restoration of Sembakkam Lake in Chennai. Cognizant will contribute more than INR 2.7 crores (approx. USD 360,000) and Grundfos will contribute USD 230,000 (approx. INR 1.7 crores) and up to USD 10,000 (approx. INR 7.5 lakhs) in kind for civil works, wastewater treatment, and …