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February 2020

EPA’s National Water Reuse Action Plan makes reuse a national priority

28-02-2020
EPA, USA, Environmental Protection Agency, national water reuse plan

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alongside federal partners, will release the National Water Reuse Action Plan: Collaborative Implementation, a collection of bold actions developed in collaboration with water sector organisations that will reshape the way communities around the nation manage our most precious resource – …

Danfoss: Strong earnings and increased investments in the future

28-02-2020
Danfoss, financial report

Danfoss delivered strong results and continued the high level of investment in the core businesses to remain at the forefront. In 2019, Danfoss increased the sales by 3% to EUR 6.3 billion (S$9.7 billion) and delivered strong operating profits (EBITA), that grew 6% to EUR 771 million (S$1.18 billion) with an EBITA margin of 12.3% - a record high …

10 years of the human rights to water and sanitation

28-02-2020
UN Water, water, sanitation

2020 marks the tenth year since the UN General Assembly adopted resolution explicitly recognizing the human rights to water and sanitation. Throughout 2020, Léo Heller, Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation is organizing the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the General Assembly resolution 64/292, …

Managing climate adaptive water resources in the Aral Sea Basin in Uzbekistan

28-02-2020
Asian Development Bank. ADB, Uzbekistan, water resources, Aral Sea Basin

For centuries, civilizations grew and flourished in the basin of the Amu Darya, the largest river in Central Asia. Today, managing scarce water resources has become a critical challenge for Uzbekistan. A major factor contributing to the crisis is outdated and deteriorated irrigation and drainage systems which cost the country $1.7 billion (S$2.4 …

De Nora OMNIPURE™ Series 64 G2 Ex marine sewage treatment systems achieve IMO and BV Dual Rated Hazardous Area type certification

27-02-2020
De Nora, sewage treatment, certification

De Nora has announced that their latest generation OMNIPURE™ sewage treatment system has achieved IMO and BV Marine Type Approval certification. The OMNIPURETM Series 64 G2 Ex, approved for IECEx and ATEX certification by CML in 2019, is the first marine sewage treatment system with IMO, IECEx and ATEX certifications in a single, …

De Nora joins forum for advancing smart water and wastewater solutions worldwide

27-02-2020
De Nora, SWAN, forum, smart water, wastewater treatment, water treatment, solutions, innovations, smart technology, water network, water monitoring, utilities, digitalisation, digitisation

De Nora has announced its membership in SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum. A UK-based non-profit, SWAN brings together leading international water utilities, solution providers, academics, investors, regulators, and other industry experts to accelerate the awareness and adoption of “smart,” data-driven solutions in water and …