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SofTap Water reveals breakthrough in water softening technology

01-11-2017

SofTap Water, Inc., a water technology start-up based in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (U.S.), graduate of The Water Council’s BREW Corporate Accelerator programme in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., and winner of the BREW Corporate: Powered by A. O. Smith challenge in 2016 announced that they have achieved a breakthrough in water softening …

SIIC Environment awarded two BOT wastewater projects in Jiangxi Province

01-11-2017

SGX -listed water treatment and environmental protection company SIIC Environment Holdings Ltd. has been awarded two Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) wastewater projects in Jiangxi Province, China. SIIC Environment’s 60 per cent-owned subsidiary, Ranhill Water (Hong Kong) Limited, was awarded the Yongfeng Industrial Park BOT Wastewater Project …

WEFTEC 2017 crowd ranks among the best in its history

31-10-2017

With 22,860 registrants and 1,011 exhibitors using 305,600 net square feet of space, WEFTEC 2017 was one of the largest and best-attended events in the conference’s 90-year history. The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 90th annual technical exhibition and conference was held from the 30th of September to the 4th of October at …

Editor’s pickChina: Efforts against desertification should not risk water security

30-10-2017

A desert in China. To fight against desertification, the country has been planting trees. Image credit: Gabriel Jorby Areas frequently referred to as drylands, such as Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, make up around half the earth, house more than a third of the global population, are renowned for their water scarce environs, extreme variability in …

Signing of MOU took place at the WasteMET Asia Symposium 2017

27-10-2017

Themed REINVENT: Transform the Industry, the 4th edition of WasteMET Asia Symposium (WMAS), a leading international waste management event in Asia opened its doors on the 19th of October, 2017 at the MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO. Organised by the Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) and SingEx Exhibitions, this …

Biwater Deputy Chairman, Alastair White, wins Young Exporter of the Year Award

27-10-2017

Left to right: Alastair White with Biwater Chairman, Sir Adrian White Established to recognise talented individuals who have played key roles in winning significant new business and increasing export competitiveness, the GTR-BExA Young Exporter of the Year Award went to Alastair White, Biwater’s Deputy Chairman, this year. Alastair serves …

Floodex Europe launch event set to kick-start drive for flood solutions

26-10-2017

With climate change leading to heightened concerns about the risks posed by extreme wet weather in Europe, Floodex Europe, a new event launched by RAI Amsterdam in partnership with the UK Floodex event, is dedicated to showcasing solutions to the threats Europe faces from flooding, and aims to help stimulate action across the continent and …