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The U.S. EPA and New Mexico Environment Department join forces to fight water pollution


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States (U.S.) recently granted the New Mexico Environment Department US$217,660 under section 106 of the Clean Water Act in support of the state’s programme to control water pollution, according to WaterWorld. The funds will assist the state in preventing, reducing, and removing water …

It is “critical” for the quality of drinking water to be high


Representing the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) and the California Water Service Group before the United States (U.S.) House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment, Martin Kropelnicki, President of the NAWC and President and CEO of California Water Service Group presented his written testimony, titled …

Results of a survey on water technology trends is now available


The initial results of a survey conducted in order to identify the current and future trends regarding the implementation of water technology are now available in the form of a new interactive data visualisation tool. The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint initiative between the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water …

Hong Kong: Black & Veatch to look into large-scale floating solar farms in reservoirs


In the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Black & Veatch is exploring the possibility of installing large-scale floating solar panels at Hong Kong’s 17 impounded reservoirs under a feasibility study commissioned by the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong SAR. The development of the …

Sweden adopts innovative Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda wastewater treatment technology


The current wastewater treatment facility in the municipality of Strömstad, a proactive municipality that is always ready to turn to innovation. Photo credit: Royal HaskoningDHV Strömstad is not only well-known in Sweden as a proactive municipality that is always ready to turn to innovation whenever it comes to upgrading and improving …

Editor’s pickIn Denmark, a wastewater treatment plant explores wastewater’s true power


Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant in Aarhus, Denmark. Photo credi: Aarhus Vand via Thomas Reuters Foundation Since the Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant in Aarhus, Denmark, generated more energy than it needed in 2016 and became what is called a “green power station”, engineers from China to Serbia descended on it to learn …