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2020

WELTEC BIOPOWER builds 7-MW biogas plant near Seoul

25-09-2020
WELTEC BIOPOWER, South Korea, biogas

In autumn 2020, WELTEC BIOPOWER started building a biogas plant in South Korea. The plant is being set up in the province of Gyeonggi-do, some 60km north of Seoul, and will transform biogas into heat in an integrated gas boiler. As early as spring 2021, the seven megawatt plant is to go live and digest up to 93,000 tons of food waste a year, some …

Leak loggers support emergency effort in Beirut

25-09-2020
Ovarro, Beirut, infrastructure

Data technology company Ovarro has responded quickly to a request for emergency leak detection equipment from the Veolia Foundation, which is supporting the rehabilitation of drinking water networks in the Port of Beirut. A total of 12 Enigma leak loggers and a Mikron3 acoustic leak location device were flown to the city on 24 August, within six …

Economic uncertainty to propel $52b trenchless technology water & wastewater opportunity

24-09-2020
trenchless technology, water treatment, wastewater treatment

The convergence of financial stress and aging pipe infrastructure for water & wastewater utilities presents a unique opportunity for trenchless technology solutions providers to expand their market positions. According to Bluefield Research, the forecasted 3.4% growth rate for trenchless technology deployments will outpace broader municipal …

TasWater response to COVID-19 is platform’s ‘most-read’

22-09-2020
TasWater, Covid-19, Webinar,

A paper explaining how Australian water and wastewater utility TasWater responded to the COVID-19 crisis is the most-read document on the Water Action Platform.Welcoming a presentation from TasWater chief executive Michael Brewster on the platform’s now monthly webinar, Isle chairman Dr Piers Clark said, “Mike wrote a board paper on …

DuPont’s OxyMem wins breakthrough technology company of the year at global water summit

21-09-2020
DuPont, OxyMem, awards, water treatment, wastewater treatment, MABR

OxyMem, a recent acquisition by DuPont, was recently named the “Breakthrough Technology Company of the Year” by the Global Water Awards for its innovative  Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) technology for the treatment and purification of municipal and industrial wastewater.  Named one of the most impressive commercial …

CME Group to launch first-ever Water Futures based on Nasdaq Veles California Water Index

18-09-2020
CME Group, Nasdaq, Nasdaq Veles California Water Index

CME Group and Nasdaq have announced plans for a new futures contract on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index (NQH2O). CME Group will launch its new Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures contract in late Q4, pending regulatory review. Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures will be an innovative, first-of-its-kind tool to provide …