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July 2016

Reshaping design by going beyond technical specifications


The Global Director, Excellence & Expertise of engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon, Dr Kourosh Kayvani, today announced the appointment of eight Design Directors as the firm continues to elevate its investment in Design as a source of competitive advantage. According to Dr Kayvani, as the world becomes increasingly complex, …

Thomas Wilson Joins Water Planet as Senior Vice President of Business Development


Thomas Wilson, PE, MBA, has joined Water Planet, an award-winning global supplier of high-performance membrane-based water treatment solutions, as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Wilson brings to his new position more than 24 years of diverse and progressively responsible roles improving business performance, integrating …

Registration opens for Water Sector’s ‘Big Data’ Conference


'Big Data’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ are starting to affect every industry, and the water sector is no exception. The forthcoming International Water Association (IWA) Conference, entitled: ‘New Developments in IT & Water,’ will therefore provide an update on how data collection and processing is affecting the …

The World needs a “Marshall Plan” for water


Call for global leaders to act on water scarcity, as water professionals and political leaders meet to discuss how water can achieve national development priorities, the Sustainable Development Goals and adapt to climate change during African Water Week (18 – 22 July 2016) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. “To counter water scarcity and …

New water treatment device cleans up rural communities


A highly effective and cost efficient water treatment technology is poised to replace traditional disinfection systems. South Australian company Hydro-dis Water Treatment Systems’ new device provides immediate disinfection, improves the efficiency of metal removal and includes residual chlorine to reduce contamination after …

Trinity River Authority of Texas Selects InfoWater and InfoWorks ICM SE


Innovyze has announced that the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) has selected InfoWater and InfoWorks ICM SE to manage its water and wastewater systems. TRA is a conservation and reclamation district providing water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoir facilities, for municipalities within the nearly …