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PumpMan acquires Bartley Pump

07-09-2017

PumpMan Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of Soundcore Capital Partners, LLC, has successfully completed the acquisition of Bartley Pump, a company based in Santa Rosa, California, United States (U.S.). With more than 50 years in the industry under its belt, Bartley Pump specialises in submersible, centrifugal, jet, booster, turbine, …

In Queensland, the Murray Darling water case continues to heat up

06-09-2017

In the wake of fresh allegations concerning the misuse and theft of the Murray Darling basin water, South Australian senator, Nick Xenophon has called for a royal commission, according to the Guardian. Now, Sarah Hanson-Young, a senator also for South Australia whose portfolio responsibilities include the Murray Darling Basin, has promised to …

In the first half of 2017, Grundfos brought in significant sales and earnings growth

06-09-2017

In the first half-year of 2017, Grundfos has gained further global market share and improved their financial results. Net turnover hit DKK 12.2 billion (US$1.95 million), as compared to the DKK 11.6 billion (US$1.85 million) seen in the first half of 2016, which can be converted to an increase of 5.8 per cent. Earnings before interest …

PumpMan takes over W.C. Weil

05-09-2017

PumpMan Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of Soundcore Capital Partners, LLC, has successfully completed the acquisition of W.C. Weil, based in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, United States (U.S.), and an equipment and systems service provider for municipal water and waste water treatment pumping systems. Established in 1978, W.C. Weil …

Bahrain: Bapco Refinery turns to GE’s mobile water solutions

05-09-2017

According to the World Resources Institute, Bahrain is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world, and will continue to be through to 2040, at least. To save as much water as possible in the production of oil while eliminating the need to deliver water via tanker truck, the Bahrain Petroleum Company B.S.C. (Bapco) has turned to …

U.S.: Environmental Protection Agency to hold hearings for rewriting water rules

04-09-2017

In the United States (U.S.), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing to hold ten public hearings in order to collect commentaries on its continuing efforts to come up with a new version of a water pollution rule brought into being during the Obama administration. According to the Federal Register notice that is due to be published …

Editor’s pickWorld Health Organisation: The facts on water

04-09-2017

Image credit: ECOSOFTT Whether for domestic use, drinking, food production, or recreational purposes, readily available and safe water is crucial for public health, and improved management of water resources and better water supply and sanitation have been linked over and over again to economic growth of entire nations, alongside poverty …

U.S.: Leading water technology cluster to convene first programme in D.C.

04-09-2017

For the very first time, the leading water technology cluster in the United States (U.S.), A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council, will host Fostering Public-Private Innovations in the U.S. Water Market – Wisconsin’s Leadership at the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Centre in Washington, D.C. in order to spotlight Wisconsin’s …