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Editor’s pickU.S.: Trump signs wide-ranging water projects bill

President Trump, water projects bill

Donald Trump, the president of the United States (U.S.), recently signed a bill to improve and upgrade the nation’s water infrastructure. This broad, wide-ranging bill includes a project in Florida that aims to lower the toxic algae blooms that have wrecked havoc on marine life such as manatees, turtles and fish, and left beaches …

Angelita Fasnacht from American Water receives National Association of Water Companies Living Water Award

Angelita Fasnacht, American Water, National Association of Water Companies Living Water Award

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has announced American Water’s Angelita Fasnacht as the winner of the 2018 NAWC Living Water Awards. The announcement was made earlier this month during the 2018 NAWC Water Summit in San Antonio, Texas, United States (U.S.). The Awards programme, established in 2012, celebrates exemplary …

Editor’s pickRoyal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda wastewater treatment technology expands into China

Royal HaskoningDHV, Nereda, wastewater treatment technology, China

From left to right: Mr He Rong of Century 3 (Shanghai) Inc., Mr Xu of BEIES and Mr Rene Noppeney of Royal HaskoningDHV at the signing ceremony in Beijing, 26 September 2018 Beijing Enterprises Industrial Environmental Solutions Limited (BEIES) has entered into partnership with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands and Century 3 (Shanghai) for the …

The Water Council and A. O. Smith kick off competition that supports freshwater technology start-ups

The Water Council, A. O. Smith, competition, freshwater technology start-ups

The Water Council and A. O. Smith Corporation today announced the next round of the BREW Accelerator competition and BREW Corporate Accelerator competition powered by A. O. Smith Corporation. The programmes are designed to help support entrepreneurs and start-ups that are developing innovative freshwater technologies. The technology categories, …

Editor’s pickCornell University: Bacteriophage capable of eliminating E. coli in drinking water

Cornell University, bacteriophage, E. coli, drinking water

Food scientists from Cornell University, New York, United States (U.S.), now can deploy a genetically engineered virus to detect and destroy E. Coli present in drinking water in areas hard to reach around the world. According to new research published by The Royal Society of Chemistry in August 2018, this test can be administered …