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Editor’s pickScientists around the world are already fighting the next pandemic

12-06-2020
Aquatech, water treatment, wastewater treatment, antibiotic resistance

If a two-year-old child living in poverty in India or Bangladesh gets sick with a common bacterial infection, there is more than a 50% chance an antibiotic treatment will fail. Somehow the child has acquired an antibiotic resistant infection – even to drugs to which they may never have been exposed. How? Unfortunately, this child also lives …

Global smart water grid market to reach $31bn in 2020

27-02-2020
smart water, water grid, water network, market report, financial report, IIoT, internet of things, digitalisation, digitisation

Market intelligence firm Frost & Sullivan forecasts the global smart water grid market to hit $22.2 billion (S$31 billion) in 2020 owing to increasing investments in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions by utilities. Driving utilities to invest in IIoT is the need to improve the management of water infrastructure as well as to …

Potential killer in UK water systems is monitored via 'internet of things'

20-11-2019
IoT, internet of things, products, solutions, technology, monitoring, water pollution, water treatment

A pair of young entrepreneurs have developed a revolutionary smart sensor that is purpose-built to wage war on the deadly legionella bug. Technology expert Florin Mangu and water hygiene engineer Joe Finn are launching the new Remote Tech 'S1' sensor via their research and development company, in response to the increase in the number of …

Researchers discover antibiotic-resistant genes in recycled Southern California wastewater

04-11-2019
water treatment, wastewater treatment, antibodies, antibiotic-resistant genes

Wastewater recycling offers a variety of environmental benefits but also a big challenge: antibiotic-resistant genes that can lead to super bugs we don’t have medicine to treat. Adam Smith of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering wants to know more. Smith, assistant professor in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental …

WPL wins holiday park wastewater contract

14-10-2019
Juliots Well, wastewater treatment

Wastewater treatment specialist WPL has won a contract to provide onsite wastewater treatment at a holiday park in Cornwall. The underground installation at Juliots Well in North Cornwall will replace the existing septic tank and includes a WPL HiPAF (high performance aerated filter) modular treatment plant. Civil engineering specialist Aqua-Tech …

Editor’s pickA New Look At The Industrial Internet Of Things As An Enabler For The Asian Water Industry

16-08-2019
Perceptive Engineering, David Lovett, Water, Asia, IOT, IIOT, Diagnostic, Cloud-based, Maintenance

By David Lovett, Managing Director of Perceptive Engineering IOT (& IIOT) Technologies have begun changing the world. The digital transformation of manufacturing, personal healthcare and smart cities is well underway; most multinational companies have a strategy to incorporate these highly connected tools to re-invigorate or completely …