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Xylem ranked among top 10 in the 100 Most Sustainable Companies list

12-03-2018

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, was ranked tenth on Barron’s inaugural 100 Most Sustainable Companies list. In addition, Xylem was also ranked second on Barron’s Special Report: The Most Sustainable Industries. In order to determine the rankings, Barron partnered with Calvert Research and management, which …

World Water Council looks to tackle water issues as they prepare for 8th World Water Forum

09-03-2018

In order to address the global challenge of water security, the World Water Council is producing an in-depth publication, titled Global Water Security: Lessons Learnt and Long-Term Implications, where cohesive solutions can be found. In the publication, diverse perspectives, challenges, as well as alternatives in the world of water have been …

Jakarta: Sinking due to lack of adequate water security and infrastructure

09-03-2018

Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is sinking faster than any other city in the world. Due to mounting climate impacts and man-made actions, 40 per cent of Jakarta is currently below sea level, with the metropolis continuing to sink up to six centimetres a year. Hydrologists from the University of Indonesia say that a protective sea wall could …

Editor’s pickAs the global population continues to boom, big cities are heading towards a water crisis

08-03-2018

For the very first time in history, more than half the global population is residing in metropolises – with the number expected to rise to two-thirds. But with this number comes more sombre news: In 2010, more than 30 per cent of cities were already vulnerable to water shortages and drought. And by 2040, more than 40 per cent of cities in …

Xylem participating in the 2018 Boenning & Scattergood Water Summit today

08-03-2018

Leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, Xylem Inc., has announced that today, the 8th of March, its Senior Vice President and President, Measurement & Control Solutions, Colin Sabol, as well as Senior Director of Investor Relations, Matthew Latino, are taking part in small …

Armstrong announces new Performance Management Service and free trial offer

07-03-2018

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced a new Performance Management Service offering, available with the purchase of all new Design Envelop pumps. This new service is offered on a free trial basis ending in December 2018. Owners and end users can sign up for the introductory offer as an integral part of the warranty registration. Recently, a …

New report highlights wastewater reuse opportunity in eight cities across the world

06-03-2018

A new Empowering cities to lead the ‘reuse revolution’ report, Wastewater: The reuse opportunity, by the International Water Association (IWA) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), argues that decisive, urgent and large-scale action is needed to dramatically increase wastewater treatment, reuse and recycling. The …

The Water Council expands its global reach with international trade and FDI consultant

06-03-2018

The Water Council (TWC) has hired international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) consultant, Beverley Ferrara, to lead its European outreach. Based in Belfast, Ireland, Ferrara will assist in the organisation’s ongoing European efforts to provide consistent and responsive engagement with existing as well as potential partners, and …

Editor’s pickFesto offers users smart and intuitive control with Cabinet Guide Online

05-03-2018

A custom control cabinet with Cabinet Guide Online From July 2018, engineers and designers working on water technology will be able to create purpose-built, ready-to-install control cabinets in record time – and make considerable savings compared to conventional custom-designed control cabinets. Cabinet Guide Online is Festo’s latest …