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Editor’s pickDanfoss introduces a new and improved iSave 21 ERD for smaller SWRO plants

26-10-2017

More robust, with enhanced reliability, design flexibility, and high efficiency are just some of the features of the new iSave 21 Plus, a new generation of the popular iSave 21 ERD for smaller seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plants. In response to the ever growing demand for energy savings in smaller SWRO plants, Danfoss has developed the next …

Miguel Angel Sanz elected President of the IDA

25-10-2017

The International Desalination Association (IDA) recently announced that Miguel Angel Sanz, Director of Strategic Development for Treatment Infrastructure Division of SUEZ, had been elected President of IDA for the 2017-2019 term. In addition, IDA also announced that Rachid Ghamraoui, Vice President of BESIX, has been named 1st Vice President, …

Unisense new H2S sensor allows users to track hydrogen sulphide

24-10-2017

The new industry grade wastewater sensor from Unisense measures dissolved hydrogen sulphide directly in the sewer system A new sensor from Unisense makes it possible to measure instantly and directly hydrogen sulphide (H2S) dissolved in wastewater, allowing utilities and consultants to find the root cause of hydrogen sulphide odour problems in …

U.S.: Funding now available for water-related pilot and demonstration sites

24-10-2017

The Water Council recently announced that it would be accepting applications for the third round of the Pilot Programme, which is designed to transfer research and prototypes from the lab to application in a demonstration site located in Wisconsin, United States (U.S.). The programme supports water-related businesses of all sizes and from all …

Editor’s pickWintec’s new sluice system can be ready for operation within a week

23-10-2017

Wintec’s Aquablokk consists of prebuilt blocks that can be implemented in 48 hours, thus making it both faster and easier to build a sluice. In the image above, Aquablokk was installed for the municipality in Slagelse, Denmark. With climate change making ever-growing impacts, demand for solutions to protect low-lying, inhabited areas is …

Around the world, the desalination market is still growing

23-10-2017

According to new data released by the International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI) as of June 30th in the , the global desalination market is still growing, marking the fourth year of continued growth following a slowdown in the middle of the 2000s. Cumulative global contracted capacity, including plants that …

Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 is expected to be a record-breaker

20-10-2017

With the latest edition of global water exhibition Aquatech Amsterdam set to open its doors in just a few weeks, a suite of new and expanded features in the industry-leading programme have put the show on track to be a record-breaker. Already, exhibitor numbers have passed the 900 mark, the highest ever for the event. Moreover, advance visitor …

Editor’s pickNiger: Youths, equipped with boots and phones, outline areas at risk of flooding

19-10-2017

In Niamey, Niger, researchers from OpenStreetMap Niger plot a digital map of the nation. Image credit: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Morgane Le Cam Carefully stepping around flooded rice fields of suburban Niamey with eyes glued to their phones, a group of youths from OpenStreetMap Niger, a band of “investigators” – students and …