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LG Chem to supply Egypt’s largest seawater desalination plant with RO membranes

13-06-2017

LG Chem is stepping up its efforts to lead the global water treatment market after winning an order from a 250,000-ton-capacity plant in Oman in 2016. Recently, the company won Egypt’s largest desalination project to turn seawater into fresh water, and will be the sole supplier of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes to a 300,000-ton-capacity …

Editor’s pickThe UN’s Water Scarce Cities initiative

12-06-2017

The Water Scarce Cities (WSC) initiative by the UN aims to transform cities suffering from water scarcity through collaboration. The issuesWith rapid population growth, economic expansion, a breakneck speed of urbanisation, and to a lesser extent, climate change, water is set to become scarcer, even in regions where water scarcity has taken hold. …

A strategic alliance for Aclara and Valor Water Analytics to serve water utilities better

09-06-2017

Leader in smart infrastructure solutions for electric, gas, and water companies, Aclara, and Valor Water Analytics, a developer of advanced meter analytics for water utilities, recently announced they have both formed a strategic alliance to aid water utilities in lowering their non-revenue water losses through the analysis of data gather via …

Innovyze sets a new standard for managing and operating sewer systems

09-06-2017

Leading global innovator of smart wet infrastructure and business analytics software announced the launch of the RDII Analyst (Rainfall-Derived Inflow and Infiltration) Generation V14.5 for InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA, and cementing Innovyze’s commitment to providing the world with the most complete toolset for managing, operating, and …

Singapore’s Choa Chu Kang Waterworks to use activated carbons to treat drinking water

08-06-2017

Calgon Carbon Corporation has recently announced that the company and Sanli M&E Engineering Pte Ltd (Chye Joo-Sanli Joint Venture) have signed a contract for the supply of 2.9 million pounds of Calgon Carbon’s GAC for process upgrading at Choa Chu Kang Waterworks in Singapore. CH2M HILL Singapore is the appointed consultant by PUB …

Editor’s pickWith IoT technology, the City of Lakeland looks to improve flood prevention capabilities

08-06-2017

The City of Lakeland’s scientists monitoring water levels with Sensus IoT solutions in order to prevent flooding. Photo credit: Sensus Before the City of Lakeland turned to Sensus’ Internet of Things (IoT) smart technology, monitoring lake levels manually was, for scientists, a gruelling, resource-draining, time-consuming task, …

Eleuthera to raise supply of drinking water with GE’s desalination technology

08-06-2017

Although they are surrounded by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean island of Eleuthera, located around 80 kilometres east of Nassau in the Bahamas, has their fair share of challenges when it comes to the supply of fresh, potable water. To aid them in improving their quality of water and reliability of potable water, GE will be …