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Editor’s pickA new trailblazer is in town…or is it really new?

15-07-2020
Ovarro, Water and wastewater, Solutions provider, Rebranding, David Frost, Water networks

David Frost, Chief Executive, Ovarro In a bold move, Servelec Technologies and Primayer rebranded themselves to Ovarro, bringing their technology to monitor and control critical, national infrastructure throughout the world under one brand. As the technology company looks to strengthen its presence in Asia Pacific, Chief Executive David Frost …

Digital transformation reframes Asia Pacific’s water industry

19-06-2020
water treatment, wastewater treatment, digital solutions, digital transformation, digital twins

In addition to environmental and social challenges, water utilities in Asia Pacific are faced with the complexities of non-revenue water, underdeveloped or ageing water infrastructure and growing expenditure. Digital transformation offers the water industry an opportunity to provide reliable and sustainable water supply by optimising distribution …

Using silica gel to desalinate brackish water

27-03-2020
Membrion, desalination, solutions,

Former UW lecturer and chemical engineering graduate student Greg Newbloom and mentor John Plaza developed technology using silica gel to desalinate brackish water. Newbloom and Plaza are now using that technology to power a new startup, Membrion, which aims to increase the ability for water purification at a lower cost. Silica gel is often found …