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WELTEC BIOPOWER and Nordmethan to operate under a single name

WELTEC, biogas

For many years, the German companies WELTEC BIOPOWER GmbH and Nordmethan GmbH have been cooperating as part of the same group. While WELTEC builds biogas and biomethane plants around the globe, Nordmethan supplements the portfolio with the operation of energy plants. Within the scope of a strategic realignment, all companies of both businesses …

Paving the way for greater inclusion in water

Ofwat, British Water, women in water

A glass ceiling is still “looming over” women working across the water industry and despite some progress, the sector is being held back by exclusion, Ofwat chief executive Rachel Fletcher told a British Water conference. Fletcher was keynote speaker at Women on Water, which gathered 80 industry professionals together virtually to …

Helping solve water at a dedicated coronavirus hospital in Russia


As COVID-19 spread across the country, Russia took action to prepare for a huge influx of patients, including building new, dedicated COVID-19 centers. The construction of a new coronavirus hospital near Moscow began in March. The major project was completed in just over a month. The new healthcare institution has 12 buildings and covers an area …

6 finalist projects in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2020

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

This year’s finalists in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize are taking on the most challenging water issues in the world, with impressive results. In Bolivia, students are helping their community by teaching low-income families how to purify water using coconut shells. In the Republic of Korea, two students have discovered how to remove heavy …

Xylem reports second quarter 2020 results, appoints two new board members

Xylem, market report

Xylem Inc. has reported second quarter 2020 net income of $31 million, or $0.17 per share. Excluding the impact of restructuring, realignment and special charges, the Company delivered adjusted net income of $73 million or $0.40 per share in the quarter. Second quarter revenue was $1.2 billion, down 14% on a reported basis and 12% organically, …