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This town in Zimbabwe is running out of water

14-01-2020
drinking water, water treatment

Families in the southern Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo are going up to four days without running water as drought dries the dams the city depends on, city council officials said. The city has since late November imposed 96-hour dry periods for residential water customers, though industrial and business users have continued to receive service, …

DuPont closes Desalitech acquisition to increase wastewater reuse

14-01-2020
DuPont, acquisition

DuPont has completed its 2019 acquisitions of four clean water technology companies, as it aims to solve water scarcity and purification challenges to meet growing consumer demand. The four companies include inge GmbH, Memcor, Desalitech and OxyMem Limited, which will join DuPont Water Solutions. With its recent acquisitions, DuPont adds to its …

New electromagnetic flowmeters provide precise readings in a minimal space

14-01-2020
product, innovations, solutions, flowmeter, dosing, monitoring, water treatment, wastewater treatment

In sectors such as water treatment, magnetic-inductive flow meters are usually installed if conductive media such as cooling water is added to a process. This is for monitoring purposes, particularly in the context of dosing where the measuring flow meters must perform within precise response times. These meters need to be easily configurable, or …

Global UV disinfection equipment market projected to reach $3.4 billion by 2026

14-01-2020
UV disinfection, ultraviolet, research, market report, wastewater treatment, water treatment, disinfection

The global UV disinfection equipment market was valued at $1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) in 2018 and is projected to reach $3.4 billion (S$4.5 billion) by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 15% from 2019 to 2026. Ultraviolet disinfection means killing or rendering harmful microorganisms in a dedicated environment. These microorganisms can range from …

Utilities urged to share data with suppliers

14-01-2020
WPL, data, wastewater treatment

By sharing data with wastewater treatment equipment providers, water companies would not only support the design, build and operation of their own plants, they could also reduce costs and drive innovation. WPL’s technical director Andrew Baird explains that by closer collaboration, utilities could get even more from their suppliers. Huge …

Grundfos’ new cloud-based service app to reduce downtime for Thailand’s critical infrastructure

13-01-2020
Grundfos, Thailand, water monitoring, technology, innovation

In line with Thailand’s transformation into a digital economy, global pump manufacturer Grundfos today announced the launch of its new cloud-based service app in Thailand to reduce downtime for key infrastructure in the country. The growth of consumer-centric apps reflects the country’s ambition for ‘Thailand 4.0’ – …

Grundfos to debut wash & clean solution at IPPE

13-01-2020
Grundfos, IPPE

Grundfos will showcase its latest pumping solutions and debut a new wash and clean system for the food processing industry at the 2020 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE). IPPE will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from 28-30 January and visitors to the Grundfos booth can speak with Grundfos product experts and interact with the latest …

UC Santa Cruz helps develop Egyptian Center of Excellence for Water

13-01-2020
Egypt, research

UC Santa Cruz is partnering with the American University in Cairo, nine other Egyptian and U.S.-based universities, and industry partners to help Egypt make the most of its limited water supply. Funded by a five-year $30 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the new collaborative is establishing the Center of …

Memsift receives order from DAC to deliver water recovery subsystem for space application

13-01-2020
Memsift, Singapore, water recovery, water treatment, wastewater treatment

Singapore-based start-up Memsift Innovations Pte Ltd has received an order from the Danish Aerospace Company A/S to deliver the new Water Recovery Subsystem (WRSS) prototype for space application. The company had previously signed a Product Testing Agreement (PTA) with Aquaporin Space Alliance ApS, a joint venture between Aquaporin A/S and Danish …