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Armstrong’s Design Envelope Generation 5 pumps meet the IE5 efficiency standard

19-06-2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s new line of Generation 5 pumps, including the Tango™ parallel pumps shown above, now meet the IE5 efficiency standard for motors. Armstrong Fluid Technology announced that its recently-launched line of Design Envelope Generation 5 pumps now not only meet the IE5 efficiency standard for motors, but are also …

Xylem Inc. highlights strategies to increase the resilience of cities around the world

16-06-2017

As Infrastructure Week 2017 gets underway in the U.S., leading global water technology company Xylem Inc. released a white paper outlining strategies to increase the resilience of cities around the world. According to the United Nations, 66 per cent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, posing a distinct and urgent …

Danfoss: Heikki Hiltunen seeks out new challenges

16-06-2017

Heikki Hiltunen, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket service, has chosen to leave Danfoss Drives in order to take on new challenges after 15 years with the company. “I have come to the conclusion that now is the time to really grasp a new opportunity in my professional life, “Hiltunen said. “I am 54 years old …

California: The City of San Gabriel has chosen InfoMaster software

16-06-2017

Leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, disclosed that the City of San Gabriel, California, United States (U.S.), has selected the InfoMaster software, a leader in the industry, to prioritise the operations and maintenance activities of its sewer collection system. Certified by the …

Grundfos awards 'Grundfos Supplier Award 2016' to best performing supplier

15-06-2017

Grundfos recognises its best supplier, Mollificio Mantovano Due to outstanding service, quality and a strong competitive position, Mollificio Mantovano receives Grundfos Supplier Award 2016. For almost ten years the Italian company has provided Grundfos with clips, clamps and springs while developing new solutions to match Grundfos’ …

Editor’s pickPipe and hardware companies aim to capitalise on projected US$300 billion opportunity

15-06-2017

Total investment in U.S. municipal water and sewer pipes by material type from 2017 to 2026. Image credit: Bluefield Research With concerns about the municipal water infrastructure in the United States (U.S.) rising, pipe and hardware companies are poised to benefit from the forecasted US$300 billion capital expenditure over the coming ten years, …

UN: Water is “a catalyst” for collaboration, and not for conflict

14-06-2017

Left to right: Secretary-General António Guterres and President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia at the meeting on Maintenance of International Pease and Security; Preventive Diplomacy and Transboundary waters. Photo credit UN Photo/Kim Haughton Secretary-General António Guterres emphasised the importance of the role diplomacy plays in …