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DuPont Water Solutions finalises acquisition of inge GmbH

10-01-2020
DuPont, inge, acquisition

DuPont has announced that after signing agreements to acquire the Ultrafiltration Membrane business from BASF – inge GmbH – including ultrafiltration and membrane technologies – the acquisition has been finalised and is now in place. “As a global leader of innovative water solutions committed to investing in specialty …

New, unique space for water and wastewater utilities to embrace digital solutions

10-01-2020
International Water Association, IWA, digitalisation, solutions, wastewater treatment, conference

The International Water Association is organising the first IWA Digital Water Summit. Targeting all stakeholders involved in the water sector digitalisation, it is designed to bring together Water technology providers and water utilities with a focus on business and industry. Designed to be the reference in digitalisation for the global water …

Morocco unveils $12bn programme to reduce water stress

10-01-2020
Morocco, wastewater treatment

Ranked as the 22nd most water-stressed country in the world, Morocco is planning to spend $12 billion (S$16.2 billion) on water works over the next eight years, according to Agence Marocaine de Presse, the country’s state news agency. The programme, announced by King Mohammed VI, will include the construction of dams, irrigation, improving …

Rapid urbanisation, increasing population, efficiency requirements driving need for improvement in urban water infrastructure

10-01-2020
market report, urbanisation, digitalisation, infrastructure

Urban water infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is witnessing enormous investments in order to cater to the needs of the growing population and to address the challenges posed by rapid urbanisation, and climate change. Key investments in the region are towards the replacement of old pipes, expansion of existing pipe network, water …

Water company pleads guilty to hazardous waste violations

10-01-2020
wastewater, water pollution

A California company that produces Crystal Geyser bottled water pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally storing and transporting hazardous waste and agreed to a $5 million (S$6.8 million) fine, federal prosecutors said. The waste was produced by filtering arsenic out of Sierra Nevada spring water at CG Roxane LLC’s facility in Owens Valley, …