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Editor’s pickLANXESS signs distribution agreement with Burkut

LanXESS, Agreement, Burkut, Membrane, Cologne

Cologne – The Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of the specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s leading suppliers of products and solutions for water treatment, plans to expand its business with reverse osmosis membrane elements in Turkey. Correspondingly, LPT signed a distribution agreement with …

Eagle Mountain soars high into the future

Eagle Mountain, Sensus FlexNet EasyLink, Sensus, Xylem

The accuracy of the Sensus FlexNet EasyLink solution impressed Eagle Mountain Public Utilities very quickly A rapidly growing city, Eagle Mountain, Utah, United States (U.S.), has a population of 37,000 and picturesque views as well as abundant outdoor activities. To support the population boom, the city’s utility is upgrading its water …

Editor’s pickSingapore Sustainable Business Awards winners announced

Sustainable Business Awards, Global initiatives, PwC, Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD), Control Union, the Fullerton Hotel

Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, at the Sustainable Business Awards Singapore The winning companies of the 2018 Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) were recently announced in the presence of Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Masagos Zulkifli. Nearly 70 of Singapore’s …

Students shine, make a difference in society with engineering

Students, engineering, IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards, NED 2018 Prize Presentation Ceremony, EIC 2018

The National Engineers Day (NED) 2018 recently celebrated the best of youthful creativity and passion in making a difference to the society through engineering. Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance presented the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) 2018 and the IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards to winning students at the NED …

New hurricane-force screen lives up to expectations in Utah

Hurricane-force screen, wastewater treatment lagoons, Lakeside’s Raptor Fine Screen

At a Utah, United States (U.S.), facility that has seven wastewater treatment lagoons treating 1.5 MGD and over 300 acres of farm land, a new screen has immediately improved aerator reliability, with an added benefit of significantly improving system aesthetics. Constructed in the early 1980’s, the lagoons transitioned over the course of …

Editor’s pickSUEZ’s New TrueSense* Analyze Reduces Water, Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Digitally Monitoring Boiler Water Chemistry

Suez, Water, Technology, Digital, Boiler Water

TrueSense Analyze measures key system chemistry parameters for optimization of chemistry usage and decreases the total cost of steam production and asset management.  “Our new state-of-the-art, digitally enabled boiler water chemistry monitoring and control system is revolutionary in that it can help users increase steam production and …

New Brookings Report: Water technology cluster is a model for successful industry cluster initiatives

Rethinking cluster initiatives, Ryan Donahue, Joseph Parilla, Brad McDearman, industry cluster, New Brookings Report

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program argues that initiatives to support and grow industry clusters remain a potentially powerful strategy to jumpstart local economic growth, but only if certain market and civic fundamentals are in place. The report, Rethinking cluster initiatives, by Ryan Donahue, Brookings fellow Joseph …

Griswold sets up “Centrifugal Pump Minute” blog

Griswold, Centrifugal Pump Minute, blog

Griswold has developed an educational video blog called the "Centrifugal Pump Minute."  and they have published their first video blog. Griswold is known as the global experts in centrifugal pump technology. While they have been known as the industry thought leaders, and believed this reputation sums up their evolution and efforts over the …

Industry leaders look to enable smart and sustainable urban transformation in ASEAN

smart and sustainable transformation, ASEAN, Shape the World Conference, urban transformation

Business leaders, policy makers and developers across various disciplines in urban development congregated at the Shape the World Conference this year, held at the National Design Centre on the 6th of July, to discuss opportunities and strategies for enabling sustainable smart cities and urban transformation in ASEAN. The conference was jointly …