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In Hawaii, four more cesspools will be closed

31-08-2017

In Hawaii, cesspools have long been used widely, more than any other state in the United States (U.S.), despite the fact that 95 per cent of drinking water in Hawaii comes from groundwater sources. According to WaterWorld, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have disclosed agreements they have come to with two Big Island hardware …

IWA appoints Professor Kala Vairavamoorthy as Executive Director

30-08-2017

Internationally renowned water resource management expert, Professor Kala Vairavamoorthy, has been appointed the Executive Director of the International Water Association (IWA). He will take up his new position on the 25th September 2017, and will be based in IWA’s Global Operations Office in The Hague, Netherlands. Vairavamoorthy is …

The third Imagine a Day Without Water is coming

30-08-2017

On the 12th of October, 2017, Thursday, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) third annual Imagine a Day Without Water will take place. The event is organised by the Value of Water Campaign and is backed by the WEF, and encourages utilities to educate and engage their communities on water infrastructure and the need to invest in it. On …

IWRA calls for smart water management case studies

29-08-2017

As part of its joint project with K-water on smart water management (SWM), the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) is looking for experts in SWM from all corners of the world to pinpoint and promote case studies that highlight SWM’s benefits for sustainable development. With data rapidly becoming an integral part of daily life, …

Pioneered by Maynilad Water and developed by Diehl Metering

28-08-2017

Meter ALTAIR V4 + IZAR RC i R4 Before 2015, more than 1.2 million metering connections in Manila, the Philippines, and one of the most populated cities in the world, were read manually. But Diehl metering has helped water utility, Maynilad Water, overcome their challenges when conducting meter reading, and also simplifying the process for …

Sembcorp celebrates topping out of Nanjing International Water Hub

28-08-2017

Recently, Sempcorb celebrated topping out the Nanjing International Water Hub, its latest technology and business centre in Nanjing, China. Vice Secretary of the Communist Party of China Nanjing Jinye Committee and Mayor of the Nanjing Jianye District Government, Min Yifeng, as well as Singapore’s Deputy Consul-General in Shanghai, Philip …

Festo’s VZXA valve is flexible and robust – while also offering high performance

28-08-2017

Flexible and robust, the high-performing angle seat valves VZXA controls flow quickly and reliably The modular angle seat valves VZXA, from Festo flows quickly and reliably. The patented interface enable valve bodies and actuators to be freely combined, and offers users greater flexibility in the configuration of applications. With the VZXA …