News archive

Xylem launches new range of energy efficient borehole pumps

19-02-2016

Lowara e-GS product line boasts proprietary hydraulic design Xylem is introducing the highly efficient Lowara e-GS borehole pump range, featuring optimised hydraulics and Minimum Efficiency Index (MEI) values exceeding ErP requirements. Specifically designed for use in four-inch wells, the new e-GS borehole pump range has an innovative …

Drones to test the waters

19-02-2016

Amphibious drones are being developed to collect and test potentially dangerous water samples from difficult to access watercourses Dan Squire founded Drones Over Water last year in South Australia and has developed a sensor unit, which attaches to amphibious drones to allow the collection of samples from watercourses. He said the drones were …

Global water PPP market to triple by 2020

19-02-2016

Many countries are facing a perfect storm of financing constraints and water infrastructure shortfalls. Dramatic declines in oil and commodity prices, low water tariffs, groundwater overdrafts, and untreated wastewater discharges are prompting governments to tap the private sector through public-private partnership (PPP) schemes. According to a …

It Makes ‘Scents’ to Attend Odors and Air Pollutants 2016

18-02-2016

Knowledge Development Forum will also be offered on-site Environmental professionals from around the world will gathering next month in Milwaukee (Wisc.) for Odors and Air Pollutants 2016. Hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), in cooperation with the Central States Water Environment Association, the conference will be held at the …

ALPHA3 takes top spot in Germany

17-02-2016

Grundfos' newest and most advanced circulator yet, ALPHA3, stood out in four categories at the internationally renowned Plus X Awards in Germany. After only a little more than three months in the market, the ALPHA3 circulator from Grundfos is already making its mark in Germany. At the Plus X Awards, where new and innovative technologies are …

Singapore firms make waves worldwide in water treatment

16-02-2016

There is a vibrant cluster of more than 100 local water companies that have built up expertise across the water and wastewater treatment sectors, says International Enterprise Singapore. With the world placing a greater focus on environmental protection, Singapore’s homegrown water and wastewater treatment firms are making big waves outside …