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Editor’s pickNew safari park in Oman chooses Modern Water’s technology

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A major new safari theme park in Oman, owned by a senior member of the Sultanate’s Royal Family, has chosen an AquaPak desalination plant from Modern Water plc, the UK-based owner of world-leading technologies for water and wastewater treatment and for water quality monitoring. The customer will use the produced water for the theme park, …

Robust increase in desalination and water reuse for 2019


With the introduction of the new IDA Water Security Handbook, the International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI) have released the latest market overview for the worldwide desalination and water reuse markets. The handbook reports that after three years when the overall desalination market remained steady, …

Black & Veatch earns honours in Hong Kong Industry Award


Black & Veatch is the bronze winner in the Innovative Enterprise category in the HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award 2018. “We are proud to have inspired others to create new possibilities in the city’s infrastructure. As a pioneer in providing influential and innovative engineering and solutions, our ability to solve the most …

Water Softener Market size worth over $10bn by 2024


Water Softener Market size is set to surpass USD 10 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Intensifying demand for soft water owing to growing industrialization and urbanization may expand water softener market growth by 2024. Growing penetration of multinational brands along with its features …

International Desalination Association Co-organizes with MASDAR and REED Exhibitions


The International Desalination Association (IDA), a global non-profit organisation focused on advanced water treatment solutions to offset growing water scarcity, and MASDAR, a global leader in renewable energy and sustainable urban development, along with REED Exhibitions, a world leader in event organization, have come together and co-organized …

Editor’s pickHideo Shirakawa appointed as new Area Managing Director of East Asia for Grundfos


Leading pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appointment of Hideo Shirakawa to the role of Area Managing Director (AMD) of Grundfos East Asia with effect from January 1st, 2019. In his new role, Shirakawa will be responsible for leading the company's business across Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, and spearheading opportunities for …

Fluence Procures First Aspiral™ Contracts With Partner ITEST in China


Fluence Corporation Limited is recently announced that it has signed its first two contracts under its previously announced partnership agreement with ITEST to supply Aspiral™ Smart Packaged wastewater treatment plants along the highway system under ITEST’s scope. Fluence will supply Aspiral™ Smart Packaged wastewater …

Editor’s pickXylem’s monitoring technology helps protect the Nile from pollution

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A water-monitoring program on the Nile is collecting valuable data to help the government study and protect the river from pollution. Every 30 minutes, 20 monitoring stations equipped with Xylem’s YSI sondes send water data directly to the environmental ministry.  The Nile supplies 95 per cent of Egypt’s water, irrigating the …

Dubai Electricity Water Authority awards De Nora in recognition ceremony


Regional De Nora office in Abu Dhabi recognised for parts availability, timeliness, and service for multi-site chlorine dioxide generator maintenance agreement. Dubai Electricity Water Authority (DEWA) recognized De Nora, a leading company in safe, innovative and sustainable solutions for …