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Anue Water Technologies brings Gregory Bock aboard

18-07-2018

Anue Water Technologies, the leading supplier of world class, highly efficient, effective and sustainable technologies to prevent corrosion, scale, bacteria, odour and FOG (fat oil, grease) in municipal and industrial wastewater applications, has appointed Gregory Bock as Vice President, Operations. Greg brings over 30 years of specialty water …

Smart solutions can help ASEAN cities improve quality of life

18-07-2018

Southeast Asia’s future is tied to the fate of its cities. Today the region’s urban areas are home to one-third of its total population but generate more than two-thirds of the region’s GDP. Urbanisation is fuelling economic growth, but the breakneck pace has left many cities struggling to provide adequate housing, …

LANXESS signs marketing and distribution cooperation agreement with filtration membranes

18-07-2018

The Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of the specialty chemicals group LANXESS, one of the leading suppliers of products and solutions for water treatment, has entered into a cooperation agreement with French company Polymem SA, Toulouse, France. One of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality ultrafiltration …

De Nora develops innovative solution to address public safety concerns in Hong Kong

17-07-2018

De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water disinfection and oxidation, filtration and electrochlorination solutions, will supply water disinfection systems for ten water treatment plants to the Water Supplies Department of Hong Kong S.A.R. The packaged systems feature CECHLO® - On-Site Chlorine Generation (OSCG) …

Transforming PUB into the smart utility of the future

17-07-2018

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has launched its SMART PUB roadmap in its move to digitalise Singapore’s entire water system to improve operational excellence and meet future water needs. This is part of PUB’s continual investment in digital solutions to achieve smarter water quality management, network improvements, …

Arcadis: One of the first companies to pioneer drones in Singapore construction sector

17-07-2018

Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets, launched its latest drone deployment services in construction. Arcadis is one of the first companies in Singapore and Southeast Asia to invest in industrial-grade drones in the construction sector, leading the way in the commercial use of drones. Drones can help to …

PUB and NEA calling over S$5 billion in tenders for Tuas Nexus

16-07-2018

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, and the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be calling tenders with a total estimated value of more than S$5 billion over the next five years for civil, mechanical and electrical engineering works for the Tuas Nexus. Tuas Nexus – the integration of PUB’s Tuas Water Reclamation Plant …

Editor’s pickDigitalising water: The smart way to save

16-07-2018

 Water - specifically, the lack of the stuff - occupies a special place in the Singaporean consciousness. We simply do not have enough space to collect and store all of the rainwater that we will need for later consumption. More than half of Singapore's daily demand has to be imported from Malaysia, by way of a 99-year water agreement. Our …

WER open access article describes research on mainstream nitritation-anammox processes

13-07-2018

The open access article in the July 2018 issue of Water Environment Research(WER) discusses the progress in research on mainstream nitritation‐anammox processes as well as the possibilities of future development. “In their review of mainstream nitritation/anammox wastewater treatment, Li et al. discuss the current status and major …