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July 2018

Industry leaders look to enable smart and sustainable urban transformation in ASEAN

31-07-2018
smart and sustainable transformation, ASEAN, Shape the World Conference, urban transformation

Business leaders, policy makers and developers across various disciplines in urban development congregated at the Shape the World Conference this year, held at the National Design Centre on the 6th of July, to discuss opportunities and strategies for enabling sustainable smart cities and urban transformation in ASEAN. The conference was jointly …

Editor’s pickSoutheast Asia and its relationship…with floods (PART TWO)

30-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, Flood, Tim Hill, Southeast Asia, Research, Eco-business

At an Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tim Hill selects his favourite Sustainable Development Goal. (Image credit: Asia Europe Foundation) By Tim Hill, Research Director, Eco-Business Research In the last piece, Tim Hill pointed to Southeast Asia’s relationship with water, the region’s unique relationship …

Sunup for Modern Water in China with new JV for proprietary brine concentration technology

30-07-2018
modern water, Sunup, China, Joint venture, Encyclo Water Technology (Zhejiang), brine concentration technology

Modern Water plc, owner of leading technologies for water and wastewater treatment and for the monitoring of water quality, has entered into a proposed joint venture (JV) with Chinese company Hangzhou Shangtuo Environmental Technology Co. Ltd, trading as Sunup. Set for an initial term of 20 years, the new JV – known as Encyclo Water …

Michigan Water for People Chair Lorene Bruns Promoted to National Sales Manager of Duperon Corporation

30-07-2018
Duperon Corporation, Lorene Bruns, Promotion, National Sales Manager

Duperon Corporation is pleased to announce that Lorene Bruns has accepted the role of national sales manager of Duperon Corporation. The position, based in Saginaw, Michigan, is a promotion from her former role as Duperon's northeast US regional sales manager. As national sales manager, Bruns will manage Duperon's regional managers and …

Editor’s pickThis idea helped rescue a city of 3.8 million from a water crisis

30-07-2018
Chennai, drought, water conservation, ground water, Bay of Bengal, rainwater harvesting, decentralisation

By Yasaswini Sampathkumar, this article is republished from Ensia.com When water shortages loomed in Chennai, India, one man’s campaign to conserve rainwater saved the day Twenty-five years ago, Chennai, a city on the southeastern coast of India, could barely supply enough water to its 3.8 million citizens. Many of its families depended on …

Royal HaskoningDHV and Sources join forces to propose a new wastewater treatment solution in France

27-07-2018
Royal HaskoningDHV, Sources, new wastewater treatment, Nereda, France, Maghreb,

Royal HaskoningDHV has entered into partnership with Sources for the delivery of its Nereda wastewater treatment technology in France. Sources now can apply this technology in its wastewater treatment projects across France, ensuring excellent and sustainable treatment and reducing pollution. Sources Fleury location (Photo credit: Royal …

Grundfos Forum now open to the world through a virtual conference

27-07-2018
Grundfos, Forum, virtual conference, Suzhou, China, intelligent connectivity, interactive, online event

Water, environment and sustainability professionals from all over the world will have the opportunity to learn more about the future of water solutions, as leading pump manufacturer Grundfos opens up its global customer forum to the world. A first for the event, the Grundfos Forum 2018 will be broadcasting from Suzhou, China through a virtual …