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2020

Collaboration promotes innovation in water resource security

02-07-2020
British Water, IWA, webinar

Two leading organisations in the water industry are collaborating on webinars to demonstrate global innovation taking place in the field of water resources management.  In a first for the sector, British Water is partnering the International Water Association (IWA) through its UK governing member, the IWA UK committee, on the live …

Editor’s pickDuperon FlexRake® bar screening system helps Idaho farmers clear debris for crop irrigation

01-07-2020
Duperon, wastewater treatment, flexrake, water treatment

Duperon Corporation says that two FlexRake® FRHD automated bar screens installed at the Mud Lake Water Users, Inc. (MLWU) irrigation company in Eastern Idaho are successfully protecting MLWU’s 160,000-gallon-per-minute pumps from tumbleweeds and other debris. MLWU owns water rights for irrigation storage in Mud Lake, a natural …

Upwardly mobile with ATEX-approved pumps

01-07-2020
Borger, pumps, wastewater treatment, water treatment

Chalwyn valves and Spark Arrestors certainly do their job to meet Health & Safety requirements, but they do not, for example, control surface temperatures in the T4 range of 135°C. Such are the rigorous and sometimes complicated demands of ATEX that it is not uncommon for pump users to position control panels away from the ATEX area in …

Supply chain vital to water industry carbon ambition

29-06-2020
supply chain, water industry

The water industry must utilise the skills offered by the supply chain if it is to meet its ambitious target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. Reviewing the sector’s bold carbon commitment which was announced in April 2019, David Riley, Anglian Water’s head of carbon neutrality and chair of Water UK’s carbon working …

Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

20-06-2020
National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …