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EBRD provides loan for water upgrade in Kyrgyzstan

24-11-2016

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan for water upgrade in yet another Kyrgyz city, Kyzyl-Kiya under its framework to support water and wastewater modernization in the Kyrgyzstan, the bank reported. The investment will be co-financed by the European Union’s Investment Facility for Central Asia …

TechSci Research: Water Pumps Market to Surpass US$ 67 Billion by 2025

24-11-2016

Increasing demand for energy efficient water pumps in new building constructions, and water & wastewater treatment industry to drive global water pumps market during 2016-2025 According to TechSci Research report "Global Water Pumps Market By Type, By End User, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025", global water …

High Pressure Pumps Market by Type, Pressure, End-User - Global Forecast to 2021

24-11-2016

"The high pressure pumps market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2016 to 2021" The high pressure pumps market is projected to reach USD 2.765 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2016 to 2021. High pressure pumps are used in the oil & gas, power generation, chemical & pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing industries. …

Jakarta at 30 million: my city is choking and sinking – it needs a new Plan B

24-11-2016

Imagining a more stable future for this thrilling but chaotic metropolis – with its 3.5 million daily commuters – is not easy for those who live and work here. One leading Jakarta architect offers his vision for a smaller-scale future Unlike other megalopolises across the world, and in sharp contrast to the trend of global …

Let nothing go to waste

24-11-2016

In a recent report by The Business Times, Philippines water & wastewater services provider, Maynilad Water Services (Maynilad), emerged top on the list of Top Green Companies in Asia as part of the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES). According to the report, Maynilad engages in the Plant for Life …

Editor’s pickWater treatment company looks to expand into municipal sector

23-11-2016

A water treatment company is expanding its zero discharge filtration systems into the municipal sector. Baleen Filters, based in Adelaide, South Australia, has used its unique technology to build water-cleaning machines for the agriculture, meat and mining industries since 1999. Its internationally patented filtration systems filter water …

Water resources ‘a reason for cooperation, not conflict,’ Ban tells Security Council

23-11-2016

Noting that three quarters of UN Member States share rivers or lake basins with their neighbours, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the value of water resources as a reason for cooperation, not conflict. “The need for coordination in water management is especially compelling for the more than 260 international …

VEOLIA TO PROVIDE SULPHATE REMOVAL MEMBRANE SYSTEM FOR OIL TANKER IN AUSTRALIA

23-11-2016

Veolia subsidiary VWS Westgarth has been awarded a contract to supply a flood water system for the Ngujima-Yin Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility. Awarded by Aibel Singapore on behalf of Woodside Petroleum, the system will include the first use of sulphate removal in Australia. The project includes the design, equipment …

Wastewater fix will be the project of the decade

23-11-2016

The group that will lead the way in devising the best way to dispose of Palmerston North's treated sewage in future is being set up. Formation of the project steering group that will review the "best practicable option" for wastewater management was agreed by the city council's new planning and strategy committee on Monday. Mayor Grant Smith …

The biggest climate change impact is on water

23-11-2016

Governments worried about too much and too little water at the same time When governments from around the world submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) plans for the Paris Agreement, they identified water as key to adaptation in 93% of the plans. Clearly, the disruption of the water cycle due to climate change is worrying every …