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2019

SEEPEX’s new smart solution cuts maintenance time

21-11-2019
SEEPEX, pumps, sludge, products, solutions

SEEPEX has introduced its Drive Joint Access (DJA) technology for open hopper pumps for dewatered and thickened sludges, allowing in-situ access in just 11 minutes. The company says that the DJA technology reduces maintenance time by up to 75 per cent and costs by up to 90 per cent, and has already been installed at Thames Water, Anglian Water, …

Editor’s pickInspirational water documentary premieres in Los Angeles

21-11-2019
brave blue world, documentary, water, conservation, water treatment, wastewater treatment, pollution, premiere

One year ago, a documentary crew set off on an incredible journey to meet with pioneers who are finding solutions to one of the world’s biggest challenges – water. After filming across five continents, hearing from the innovators changing the global water landscape and gaining support from high profile activists Matt Damon and Jaden …

Smart Storm gain recognition with business award for technology and development

20-11-2019
Smart Storm, awards, water treatment, wastewater treatment, monitoring

Smart Storm Ltd have been awarded the Development and Technology Award at the Calderdale Business Awards. The awards recognise and reward a cross section of businesses and the vital role they play in the economic success of the region. Up against three other finalists, Smart Storm proved the standout nominee with their innovative product …

LACROIX Sofrel launches new website

20-11-2019
LACRIOX Sofrel

LACROIX Sofrel has launched its new website with a complete redesign offering more intuitive ergonomics and an up-to-date design catered towards users who utilise smartphones and tablets to visit websites. The new website is adapted to different terminals and screen resolutions, and includes access to Web-Line, the documentary database for all …

Recycled wastewater evokes disgust reactions

20-11-2019
recycled water, study, research, water treatment

If people are educated on recycled water, they may come to agree it's perfectly safe and tastes as good - or better - than their drinking water. They may even agree it's an answer to the critical water imbalance in California, where the northern third of the state holds 75 per cent of the water despite 80 per cent of the demand coming from the …

VINCI Construction wins contract to build water treatment plant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

20-11-2019
VINCI Construction, project, water treatment, Cambodia

VINCI Construction Grands Projets has signed a contract with the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to design and build the Bakheng water treatment plant in the northern outskirts of the Cambodian capital. The first phase of the project, with a value of $155 million (S$211 million), covers construction of: a first treatment line with a capacity …