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Aqua's Gas Deal: Utility Convergence Picks Up Steam

28-06-2019
Aqua America

Aqua America (WTR) is closing in on its proposed acquisition of Peoples Gas, filing a settlement agreement with Pennsylvania regulators earlier this month. That positions the merger squarely for a late third quarter close. Initially viewed sceptically, this deal is now seen more favourably by investors, and for good reason. Regulated water, …

Keep focussed, says British Water chair to sector

28-06-2019

British Water chairman Chris Loughlin has told members that they need to stay focussed on the delivery of outstanding service to customers. Speaking at the trade association’s annual lunch, which took place in London on 18 June, he said that despite substantial volatility and uncertainty in the sector around Brexit and potential …

IDE Technologies to Provide Reverse Osmosis Solutions for Singapore’s Jurong Island Desalination Plant

27-06-2019
IDE Technologies, Jurong Island Desalination Plant, desalination, reverse osmosis, water treatment, wastewater treatment, wastewater, Singapore

IDE Technologies has been awarded the contract to deliver a reverse osmosis (RO) system for the Jurong Island Desalination Plant (JIDP). This plant will be Singapore’s fifth desalination plant and have a capacity of 35.7 MGD (135,000 m3/d). This combined system will produce high-quality water to Singapore. As Singapore is a small city-state …

The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator winners pitch ideas to corporate and community partners during Demo Day

26-06-2019
The Water Council, BREW Accelerator

The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator Demo Day will showcase five cutting edge water technology companies and their progression through the rigorous BREW Accelerator Program. Held before the The Water Council’s 12th annual Water Leaders Summit at the HarleyDavidson Museum®, the event will provide BREW winners a more intimate setting …