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Editor’s pickIDA announces strategic partnership with Cape Town’s 2020 W12 Congress

26-11-2019
IDA, International Desalination Association, congress, Cape Town, challenges, water management

The International Desalination Association has announced its strategic partnership with the City of Cape Town for the 2020 W12 Congress, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and the University of Western Cape from January 27-31, 2020. The W12 Congress will bring together city officials, academics, business executives, water …

Editor’s pickSingapore signs MOU with Saudi Arabia on environmental protection, water resources management

22-11-2019
Singapore, Saudi Arabia, memorandum of understanding, MOU, water, development

Singapore and Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on environmental protection and water resources management, President Halimah Yacob announced on Thursday (Nov 7). The MOU will facilitate cooperation in water quality management, wastewater treatment, solid waste management and pollution control, between both …

Editor’s pickACWA Power and NOMAC launch NMES

22-11-2019
ACWA Power, NOMAC, NMES, operation & maintenance, desalination

ACWA Power, a Saudi leader in the sectors of water desalination and conventional and renewable power generation worldwide, and its Operations and Maintenance arm, The First National Operation & Maintenance Co. (NOMAC), are expanding and fortifying their presence in the power and water market through a newly established entity - NOMAC …

New criteria for microbial reduction: Drinking water standard revision catches up with UV-LED

22-11-2019
UV-LED, UV technology, LED, wastewater treatment, water treatment

An international standard on drinking water treatment has been updated following developments and the roll-out of UV-LED (ultraviolet-light emitting diode) technology. NSF International, the body accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has established new criteria for the use of UV-LED technology for microbial …