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MWH Treatment wins Severn Trent framework contracts

10-05-2019
MWH Treatment, wastewater treatment

Water sector specialist MWH Treatment has been awarded a place on Severn Trent’s AMP7 (regulatory asset management period 2020-25) framework for both design-and-build and build-only water and wastewater treatment projects. The agreement extends an existing 20-year relationship and MWH Treatment (MWHT) will develop and deliver a share of the …

Radical desalination approach may disrupt the water industry

08-05-2019
desalination, water treatment

Hypersaline brines – water that contains high concentrations of dissolved salts and whose saline levels are higher than ocean water – are a growing environmental concern around the world. Very challenging and costly to treat, they result from water produced during oil and gas production, inland desalination concentrate, landfill …

Water Environment Federation Applauds 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Dr Jackie King

08-05-2019
Jackie King, Water Environment Federation, Stockholm Water Prize

The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a founding member of the Stockholm Water Prize, congratulates the 2019 laureate, Dr Jackie King. The Stockholm Water Prize is a global award appointed annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and awarded by SIWI, to an individual, organization or …

Philippines taps innovative wastewater technology to retrofit infrastructure, fulfil tightened environmental regulations

07-05-2019
Black & Veatch, Manila Water Company, wastewater treatment

Manila Water Company, Inc. (MWCI) has entrusted Black & Veatch to train its professionals and water industry partners in the finer points of biological nutrient removal (BNR) in wastewater treatment. Dr James Barnard, a Global Practice and Technology Leader for Black & Veatch’s water business, and Dr Andrew Shaw, Associate Vice …

Singapore International Water Week Spotlight 2019

07-05-2019
Singapore International Water Week

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Spotlight series are exclusive by-invitation events to continue the dialogue from SIWW and foster ongoing exchanges on pressing challenges faced by the water industry worldwide. Held from 6-7 June 2019, SIWW Spotlight 2019 will be focused on industrial water solutions and the sharing of best practices …

Better Early than Too Late

07-05-2019
SUEZ, China

By Wendy Wei SUEZ first entered mainland China with its Treatment Infrastructure business in 1975. Now, SUEZ NWS has over 70 joint ventures with local partners, and is helping authorities and industries develop innovative solutions to address climate change and sustainable resource management. The company has built over 260 water and wastewater …

Fluence announces first NIROBOX™ order in the USA

06-05-2019
Fluence, desalination

Fluence Corporation Limited (FLC.AX) has executed the first order of its NIROBOX™ Smart Packaged desalination solution in the USA. The NIROBOX SW XL will be delivered to the Laguna Development Corporation (LDC) and will be located on the Laguna Pueblo near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The seawater desalination unit will treat brine produced by …