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Middlesex Water Company makes a US$10 million investment in its water infrastructure

05-06-2017

According to WaterWorld, in the Borough of South Plainfield, New Jersey (NJ), United States (U.S.), Middlesex Water Company has announced that a project to replace aging water infrastructure worth US$10 million is set to begin. The utility company intends to replace five miles, or eight kilometres, of meters, valves, and water mains, among many …

IDE Technologies has finished re-commissioning the Santa Barbara Desalination Plant

05-06-2017

Global leader in water treatment solution technology, IDE Technologies, recently disclosed that it has completed the re-commissioning and reactivation of the Charles E Meyer Desalination Facility with Santa Barbara City, California, United States (U.S.). The plant has a capacity of 3 million gallons a day (MGD), or 11.3 million litres a day, to …

Editor’s pickSevern Trent Water has become Nereda technology’s supporter in the U.K. to date

01-06-2017

Severn Trent, at a visit to the Nereda® Wastewater Treatment Plant in Carrigtwohill, Ireland. Photo credit: Royal HaskoningDHV Severn Trent Water has awarded contracts to install Nereda® technology in two more of its key wastewater treatment facilities, becoming the biggest supporter of the cutting edge water purification system in the …

Perth’s scheme to replenish groundwater to drought-proof the city

01-06-2017

A city in Australia, is drought-proofing themselves against climate change by replenishing the underground aquifers that provide their drinking water with recycled water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved an application for the water authority in Western Australia to double its Gnangara Mound groundwater replenishment …

Californians are staunch supports of seawater desalination, a research study has found

31-05-2017

According to Tulchin Research, in a recent survey, 90 per cent of people surveyed favoured desalination, and 78 per cent indicated their preference for candidates for elected office who stand behind seawater desalination. The robust partiality for a candidate who backs water desalination facilities and its associated funding is not limited by …

Editor’s pickHong Kong is leakier than everyone thinks

29-05-2017

In spite of being of the most prosperous city in the world, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is leaky. The metropolis’ yearly loss of water from both theft and leakage is a hefty 32.5 per cent of total production, or 321 million cbm – a full one third of the city’s water. The water …