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England's taps set to run dry in 25 years

20-03-2019
#England #watershortage

LONDON - England may just run out of water in 25 years due to population growth, poor water management and climate change, the head of the country's environment body said on Tuesday (March 19). Sir James Bevan, chief executive of the Environment Agency, said England will be caught in the "jaws of death" and face severe shortages unless attitudes …

Editor’s pickIn-Situ Inc. acquires ChemScan Inc.

19-03-2019
in-situ, UV, acquisition

In-Situ Inc. has recently acquired ChemScan Inc., formerly known as ASA Analytics. The acquisition will expand In-Situ’s ability to serve process applications including municipal and industrial wastewater, drinking water, and other industrial water process markets. For more than 40 years, In-Situ has been a leader in the design and …

SEAL making a big splash at Pittcon

18-03-2019
SEAL Analytical, Pittcon, automation

For the first time, SEAL Analytical will partner with its sister lab equipment companies at Pittcon 2019 (Booth #1945) to create a large eye-catching display featuring a wide range of exciting new technologies. By merging their booths with Porvair Life Sciences, J.G. Finneran, Rohasys Robotics, Flared Tubing and Pulse instrumentation, SEAL …

Global water experts to meet in Sri Lanka to tackle the SDG 6

18-03-2019
IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, United Nations, sustainability, wastewater treatment

International water experts will meet at the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 1st to 5th December 2019, to progress solutions and the uptake of innovation needed to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the dedicated water goal SDG 6 by 2030. Developing and emerging …

Kamala to get B58mn wastewater plant

14-03-2019
wastewater treatment

Construction of Kamala’s first wastewater-treatment plant began this week, with the B58 million (SGD 2.5 million) facility scheduled for completion by February next year. The news comes after another week of black wastewater from Pak Bang Canal at the southern end of Kamala fouling the water at the popular tourist beach. As an immediate …

Desalination market growth in Africa on the rise

13-03-2019
Africa, desalination

A recent study, released by Frost & Sullivan, has found that the African desalination market is now stabilising and investment in desalination is gaining traction. The study found that the desalination market in Africa has recovered from the global economic downturn in 2015-2017, which resulted in low desalination investment across the …