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Water Environment Federation selects 2017 Fellows

25-08-2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has released the names of the 11 distinguished members who have been chosen as the 2017 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognises members’ achievements, stature, and contributions to the water profession. “WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and have …

GWE wins Asian Manufacturing Award for outstanding waste-to-energy project

24-08-2017

  At the Del Monte Philippines waste-to-energy project, green energy generators are powered by biogas from wastewater, gaining a profit Global Water Engineering (GWE) has won the Best Water and Wastewater Solutions Provider honour at the Asian Manufacturing Awards for their waste-to-energy project, also the world’s largest integrated …

Drexel University links cloudy water to gastrointestinal illnesses

24-08-2017

A study by Drexel University in Philadelphia, United States (U.S.) and published in Environmental Health Perspectives, has found that cloudy drinking water, even if considered within the limits allowed by some metropolises, is linked to an increased number of cases involving gastrointestinal illness. When Anneclaire De Roos, PhD, associate …

Editor’s pickWith a new theme, Eco Expo Asia 2017 attracts strong international participation

23-08-2017

Set to present its 12th edition at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong, from the 26th to the 29th of October 2017, Eco Expo Asia, organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, will serve as a gateway to the burgeoning …

Where is all the water? Where has it all gone?

23-08-2017

The earth is dry, and still drying. Farmers cultivate barren land, and governments panic over depleting water sources and try to water parched cities, exemplified by China’s idea of building a pipe extending more than 1,000km for its drought-stricken Northwest region. And that is only the beginning; new research shows that the subterranean …

Fluence debuts SmartAerator Tornado for wastewater treatment facilities

22-08-2017

The SmartAerator, which comes equipped with a dashboard for tracking and reporting aerator performance, among others. Image credit: Fluence Global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, Fluence Corporation Limited, recentl announced the launch of its SmartAerator™ Tornado®, which is able to provide up to 50 per cent …