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Xylem awarded contract to provide UV treatment for safe drinking water in Ohio

08-08-2017

Leading global water technology company, Xylem, which is dedicated to solving the world’s most complex water issues, has been awarded contracts worth US$4.8 million to supply cutting-edge ultraviolet (UV) disinfection solutions to two major drinking water plants in the City of Columbus, Ohio, United States (U.S.). The energy-efficient UV …

Editor’s pickFlint water crisis: “Missing lead” is the cause of the crisis

07-08-2017

The inside of a Flint lead service line. Image credit: Terese Olson/University of Michigan College of Engineering A recent study of the lead service lines in Flint’s drinking water system has shown what looks like a Swiss cheese pattern in the interior crust of the pipes, with holes where the lead initially was. Titled Forensic Estimates …

Leading Hydro supplier ANDRITZ uses Konecranes to shift their hydropower turbines in Laos

07-08-2017

Konecranes SM open winch cranes fitted with smart features lift some of the biggest hydropower turbines in South-East Asia at Xayaburi Hydro Power Plant, Laos ANDRITZ, a global leader hydroengineering which supplies plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations in various industries, including the water industry, is benefitting from the …

Floodex Europe: A shared platform for a continent to fight against flooding

07-08-2017

For a long time, flooding has been a matter of apprehension in Europe, badly affecting locations such as the village of Braunsbach in Germany and Welkenraedt in Belgium in 2016. But now, rising awareness and evidence of the impacts of climate change have shifted flooding higher up in the agenda of local and national governments across the European …

Editor’s pickIn Bangladesh, data sharing across borders has helped them prepare for the monsoon floods

03-08-2017

Moulvibazar, Bangladesh, has flooded, and people are evacuating the area. Photo credit: Serajul Islam/The Third Pole As the monsoon season begins, parts of Bangladesh have already flooded, and both the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers will are predicted to overflow soon. However, the people of Bangladesh are more aware and better equipped to deal …

Innovyze debuts InfoWorks ICM Generation V8

03-08-2017

Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the release of the V8 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modelling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to work more efficiently while also getting the reliable information they need in …

Black & Veatch wins India's very first floating LNG project

02-08-2017

Black & Veatch will be delivering critical elements of India's very first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, and the project will help develop the Indian gas market, which is projected to be one of the fastest growing in the world over the coming two decades. Swan LNG Private Limited, …