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May 2019

Using Fabric to separate Oil & Water

water treatment

Schematic representation of the modification process for selected textiles to obtain membranes with superhydrophobic or superamphiphilic wetting behaviour The widespread use of organic chemicals in industry, agriculture, the food sector, as well as the increasing consumption of fossil fuels, has caused a significant increase in water pollution. …

New name and website for PPI Division

PPI Drainage Division

Proudly displaying the new PPI Drainage Division sign are, left to right, Tony Radoszewski, CAE, president of PPI, Daniel Currence, P.E. director of engineering for the Drainage Division and TJ Leason of Pacific Corrugated Pipe, who served as Chairman of the Management Committee during the name change process The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. …

Over 80,000 visitors expected at Aquatech China as water climbs even further on the agenda

Aquatech China, China, water pollution, exhibition, trade show

Over 1,900 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors are expected to attend Aquatech China beginning of June. Next to a packed show floor, an esteemed speaker line-up will present at different stages. Water is a rising fixture on the Chinese agenda. Earlier this year, during the National People’s Congress (NPC), a draft budget report suggested RMB30 …

Water Reuse, Resilience Gain from New Black & Veatch Appointment

Black & Veatch

As climate change carries increasingly varied challenges of both too little and too much water, cities and utilities are renewing their focus on reuse strategies to ensure a safe and resilient supply. Black & Veatch has announced the addition of water reuse expert Jo Ann Jackson as One Water Planning Practice Leader in the global construction, …

Tesco Controls acquires Trimax Systems

Tesco Controls, SCADA, TRIMAX Systems

Tesco Controls, Inc. (TESCO), a North American control systems provider for the water and wastewater industry, recently announced it has acquired Trimax (TRIMAX) Systems, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. TRIMAX is a Southern California-based systems integrator serving the water and wastewater market, as well as the utility, solar and renewable …

Memsift Innovations secures first commercial EPC contract to treat 730 m3/year industrial liquid waste

Memsift, minimum liquid discharge, thermal membrane

Singapore-based startup Memsift has bagged its first commercial Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract – this contract will allow the company to design and develop and 730m3/year TS-30™ Minimum Liquid Discharge (MLD) system to treat industrial liquid waste for a client in Malaysia. In addition, the project will help …