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Editor’s pick2017 Edison Awards: Element Six on-site wastewater treatment brings the gold home


The DIAMOX™ electrochemical cell for wastewater treatment. Photo credit: Element Six In the recently-concluded Edison Awards 2017, member of The De Beers Group of Companies and global leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials, Element Six, disclosed that its DIAMOX™ wastewater treatment technology brought home the gold in the …

Mueller Water discloses quarterly dividends


Mueller Water Products, Inc. has disclosed that its Board of Directors have officially made a quarterly dividend of four cents (US$0.04) per share known, which will be payable on or around the 22nd of May 2017, to shareholders of record as of the closing of the business accounts for the year ended on May 10, 2017.

WEFTEC® 2017: Registration and housing open


Registration and housing are now open until the 14th of July for the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) WEFTEC 2017, scheduled to open its doors at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, the United States (US) from the 30th of September to the 4th of October, along with its concurrent award-winning exhibition from the 2nd to 4th of October. …

Editor’s pickSensorex goes truly portable


The UVT-LED-H accurately and efficiently measures UV transmittance in water. Sensorex’s new UVT-LED-H portable handheld ultraviolet (UV) transmittance monitor provides accurate and rapid UV transmittance (UVT) readings in any application using UV disinfection. Compact and user-friendly, the devise is well-suited for lab use, field …

Colorado: Third-largest city brings in InfoMaster software


The City of Aurora, the third-largest city in Colorado, has chosen to use industry leader InfoMaster software in prioritising the maintenance and operations of its drinking water, sanitary sewage, and storm drainage systems, Innovyze announced. Innovyze is the global leader and innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart …

Concerns rise under the Trump Administration


An article featured in the April 2017 edition of the Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine looked closely at the associations, researchers and scientists urging the Trump Administration to hold up and guard information sharing and data from federal sources. WE&T staff writer LaShell Stratton-Childers sent shockwaves …

Meurer Research Inc. acquired by Parkson Corporation


Wholly-own subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc., Parkson Corporation, has announced its acquiring of Meurer Research Inc. (MRI), in Golden, Colorado, the United States (US). The acquisition integrates two very well-established and respected brands, and also notably boosts Parkson’s standing in the water treatment industry. MRI, founded and …

Editor’s pickAlibaba joins the fight to protect water resources


Alibaba’s green data centre sits near the Qiandao Lake, Hangzhou, China. Photo credit: Alibaba/ One of the largest players in China’s e-commerce sector, Alibaba, has joined forces with various non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with the aim of protecting water resources in the nation. On Saturday, 15th April, the …

Digitalised pneumatics experience a breakthrough with Festo


In the upcoming Hannover Messe trade fair, Festo will debut the Festo Motion Terminal around the world, a groundbreaking technological achievement realised by combining hardware and software to produce a digital valve. Developed over a period of three years, the Festo Motion Terminal is not only an intelligent pneumatic automation platform …