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Singapore: Asia Pacific Breweries to build water reuse treatment facility

14-08-2017

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Singapore, a producer of local libations such as Guinness, Heineken, and Tiger Beer, the company will build a S$1.8 million (US$1.32 million) water reuse treatment plant in Singapore. The facility, which will be located on the company grounds in Tuas, will aid the large-scale brewery lower their water consumption, and …

Bentley announces the finalists for the 2017 Be Inspired Awards

11-08-2017

Bentley Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the finalists for the 2017 Be Inspired Awards programme, an annual award which recognises building information modelling (BIM) advancements in infrastructure design, construction, and operations around the world. 51 …

New study shows that Southeast Asia is more prone to flooding, and it may get worse

11-08-2017

A new study by social enterprise Eco-Business Research that focuses on sustainability, Flood controls in Southeast Asia, was recently published. Sponsored by Grundfos, the study surveyed 417 sustainability industry leaders across Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Throughout the region, respondents agreed that …

AQUAOSO looks to unify California’s fragmented water market with water trading platform

11-08-2017

A water management and trading platform that aims to help customers manage, identify, and buy and sell water rights is launching a beta version of its groundbreaking water trading platform that is aiming to better connect buyers and sellers of water rights. AQUAOSO combines the knowledge of water markets with smart sensors and big data to …

Editor’s pickIndia: Using wastewater in the coal power plants is just not practical

10-08-2017

Although the Government in India has introduced a plan to lower the nation’s coal power plants’ heavy reliance on freshwater, it is impractical and economically unworkable. Photo credit: The Third Pole Although still in its infancy, the Indian Government’s grandiose plan to lower the nation’s dependence on freshwater for …

Water Environment Research publishes newest open access article

10-08-2017

Water Environment Research’s (WER) newest open access article is on a combined approach to maximise wet weather treatment. “In their paper on wet weather clarifier performance, Daigger et al. introduce a strategt to increase capacity by mitigating the effect of increased solids and hydraulic loading using a step-feed flow …

OWASA chooses Mueller Systems’ advanced meter infrastructure network

10-08-2017

As part of Orange Water and Sewer Authority’s (OWASA) customer service initiative in North Carolina, United States (U.S.), they will install 22,000 metres as part of a Mi.Net® advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) network. The new AMI network will enable OWASA to access water meter information in real-time in order to streamline …

China Everbright Water awarded Shandong Ji’nan Huashan Waste Water Treatment Project

08-08-2017

Environmental protection company that concentrates on water environment management, China Everbright Water Ltd, recently announced that they had won the bid for Shandong Ji’nan Huashan Waste Water Treatment Project. Huashan Project will be invested in as operated as Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model, with a total estimated investment of …