News archive

December 2017

DXmic finds water leaks in the most challenging environments

15-12-2017

HWM has launched the DXmic, a new ground microphone offering touchscreen operation and innovative features. The high-quality microphone enables accurate location of leaks on-site with colour touchscreen that is easy to operate, and has multiple signal, memory and frequency displays. Digital features, such as auto-filtering and frequency …

Udal Sareak and TaKaDu to continue partnership

15-12-2017

Udal Sareak, the Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium subsidiary responsible for managing the water distribution network of 70 municipalities and localities in the Bilbao area, has renewed its contract with TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry. The contract is managed by Envirodata, one of …

Black & Veatch’s work on fertiliser plant expansion contributes to water award

15-12-2017

Leading engineering and construction company, Black & Veatch, has used its deep expertise in industrial water treatment, water reuse, and water infrastructure to help guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertiliser plant in Enid, Oklahoma, United States (U.S.). Koch Fertiliser Enid LLC …

New appointments at Aurecon ramp up growth

15-12-2017

As it moves to double the size of its Australian Federal Government practive over the next few years, Aurecon is targeting increased market share. In order to do so, new appointments in the company position the firm to provide the expertise required as the Federal Government’s AUD$75 billion (US$56.9 billion) investment in productivity …

Editor’s pickHe said, “Do or Die.”

14-12-2017

When His Excellency Ek Sonn Chan first took over the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority in 1993, he was faced with numerous challenges within the utility, and even had a gun pointed at his head at one point. But now, not only is water in Phnom Penh affordable for 92 per cent of residents, it is also clean.   In 1992, Phnom Penh Water Supply …

International workshop focused on water scarcity

14-12-2017

With water scarcity a growing concern in many parts of the globe exacerbated by population growth, unrelenting urbanisation, rising demand for irrigation in agriculture, sketchy water management, and climate change – which manifests in the intensity as well as frequency of droughts. At this point in time, an estimated 2 billion people are …

Addressing water security issues in the Asia-Pacific region

13-12-2017

Water security issues in the Asia-Pacific region remain an obstacle towards improving people’s livelihoods and the environment. To address this, the World Water Council is participating at the Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS), and working together with partners and governments in the region to focus on water issues and sustainable …

Middlesex Water Company chosen as winner of the inaugural New Jersey One Water Awards

13-12-2017

Middlesex Water Company, a provider of water and wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, United States (U.S.), has been selected as a winner of the New Jersey One Water Awards, sponsored jointly by Jersey Water Works, the Association of Environmental Authorities of New Jersey, as well as the New Jersey chapter of the …

Xylem to acquire Pure Technologies

12-12-2017

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of Pure Technologies Ltd. (Pure) for an enterprise value of CAD$509 million (USD$397 million). Pure provides unique diagnostic and analytics solutions and services based on …