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TÜV SÜD: Standard for decentralised faecal sludge treatment in developing countries

08-11-2016

TÜV SÜD has started developing a private technical standard for decentralized treatment plants. The aim is to promote innovations for safe and environmentally friendly sanitation in developing countries. The work is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. “Our experience proves the value of standards in …

VIETWATER 2016 Expo & Forum welcomes over 400 exhibiting companies specialised in water supply, wastewater treatment, sewerage and purification industries

08-11-2016

Tomorrow, more than 400 exhibiting companies will take part in the 8th edition of Vietnam's leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event - VIETWATER 2016 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 9 to 11 November 2016. Organised by UBM Asia, this is the only trade …

Application Process Now Open for The Water Council’s Pilot Program

08-11-2016

Do you have a prototype ready for infield testing? Do you need funding, advising, or assistance securing demonstration sites? The Water Council is now accepting applications for the Pilot Program, which is designed to help transfer research from the lab with a working prototype to demonstration sites for practical application. The Pilot Program …

Bentley Systems Announces Winners of 2016 Be Inspired Awards

07-11-2016

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the winners of the 2016 Be Inspired Awards. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving the world’s infrastructure. At a ceremony and gala last night here at The Year in …

DUTCH ROYALTY MEET BRISBANE WATER LEADERS DURING OFFICIAL STATE VISIT

04-11-2016

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with Water Sector Leaders during their official State Visit to Australia October 31 - November 4. Coinciding with The Water Program, an integral part of the Dutch Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand, the well-known water management advocates met with Brisbane water leader and …

Mud Cat MFD-1000 Dredges a Lake for Residential Development

04-11-2016

Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) is pleased to announce the successful launch of a Mud Cat™ Multi-Function Dredge (MFD) at the SouthBay Residential Development in Bismarck, North Dakota. The dredge will remove 20,000 cubic yards (15,290 m3) of sand and clay from a private residential lake where developers are busy constructing high-end …

International Desalination Association Releases Latest Statistics on Desalination Market

04-11-2016

Data Shows Third Year of Continued Growth in Desalination and Increased Adoption of Water Reuse According to new statistics released by the International Desalination Association (IDA), 2016 marks the third year of continued growth for the international desalination market following a slowdown in the mid-2000s. The 29th Worldwide Desalting …