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Evides Waterbedrijf strengthens its partnership with TaKaDu for an additional three years

07-02-2017

TaKaDu, a global leader in integrated event management solutions for the water industry, has announced that Evides Waterbedrijf, the second largest water company in the Netherlands, is extending its TaKaDu service contract for another three years. Since 2014, Evides has been using TaKaDu’s event management solution to increase network …

Emerson introduces the world’s first wired HART vibrating fork level detector

06-02-2017

Photo credit: Emerson Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the Rosemount™ 2140, the world’s first wired HART vibrating fork level detector. The ingenious vibrating fork level detector offers enhanced ease-of-use, smart diagnostics, and remote proof-testing capability. In addition, the device also provides reliable level …

Improving sanitation on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

06-02-2017

With almost 100,000 people living in dense floating communities on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake and during the low water dry season, many experience poor health as their local ambient water becomes contaminated and often septic. “People defecate directly into the water,” said Hakley Ke from Wetlands Work (WW!), a Phnom Penh-based …

Water utility Severn Trent sees FY rewards beating forecast

03-02-2017

British water utility Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) said it expected to exceed its forecast for full-year net customer outcome delivery incentive rewards (ODI) after strong operational performance in the third quarter. The company, which supplies water across the UK's Midlands, said full-year ODI would be ahead of its previous guidance of 15 million …

XYLEM ROOTS OUT GROWTH IN US PUBLIC UTILITIES TO OFFSET TOUGH FOURTH QUARTER IN WATER

03-02-2017

Text: Tom Freyberg, Chief Editor, WWi / Retrieved from WWi Global water technology company Xylem’s share price has risen nearly 2% on the release of the company’s full 2016 financial results and increased forecast for 2017. For the full year 2016, Xylem generated $3.8 billion in revenue, up on a forecast in May of $3.7 …

Mueller Water Products Reports 2017 First Quarter Results

03-02-2017

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) has announced that for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2016, net sales were $167.2 million and net income was $6.7 million. On January 6, 2017, the Company sold its Anvil International business for $315 million in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments. Anvil’s …

Editor’s pickMeinhardt Singapore and Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority Ink Memorandum of Understanding for a Collaborative Water Management Development

03-02-2017

This partnership aims to enhance Sharjah’s water management system for a robust and sustainable water supply. L-R: Dr Shahzad Nasim, Meinhardt Group Executive Chairman, His Excellency, Dr Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore, His Excellency Dr Rashid Al Leem, SEWA Chairman, Mr Omar Shahzad, Meinhardt Group …

Water Treatment Company Looks to Expand into Municipal Sector

02-02-2017

A water treatment company is expanding its zero discharge filtration systems into the municipal sector. Baleen Filters, based in Adelaide, South Australia, has used its unique technology to build water-cleaning machines for the agriculture, meat and mining industries since 1999. Its internationally patented filtration systems filter water …

Auckland Council plans $1.7 billion spending on new wastewater infrastructure

02-02-2017

Text by Newshub staff and Ruwani Perera / Retrieved from Newshub It's hoped a $1.7 billion project to clean up Auckland's dodgy drainage will reduce sewage overflow by 80 percent. Ten beaches across the city are now out of bounds, due to human and animal effluent problems every time it rains over 5mm. The city's century-old infrastructure means …