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Digital tool helps utilities overcome sludge pumping challenges

17-01-2020
BHR Group, software, innovations, water utilities, water monitoring, water networks, sludge, water treatment, wastewater treatment

Sophisticated software developed by BHR Group and launched this month is already helping water utilities analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. SLOT 2.0, which is underpinned by BHR’s world-leading sludge rheology database, can calculate sludge flow properties and behaviours, frictional pipe pressure losses and system …

New electromagnetic flowmeters provide precise readings in a minimal space

14-01-2020
product, innovations, solutions, flowmeter, dosing, monitoring, water treatment, wastewater treatment

In sectors such as water treatment, magnetic-inductive flow meters are usually installed if conductive media such as cooling water is added to a process. This is for monitoring purposes, particularly in the context of dosing where the measuring flow meters must perform within precise response times. These meters need to be easily configurable, or …

Grundfos’ new cloud-based service app to reduce downtime for Thailand’s critical infrastructure

13-01-2020
Grundfos, Thailand, water monitoring, technology, innovation

In line with Thailand’s transformation into a digital economy, global pump manufacturer Grundfos today announced the launch of its new cloud-based service app in Thailand to reduce downtime for key infrastructure in the country. The growth of consumer-centric apps reflects the country’s ambition for ‘Thailand 4.0’ – …

Editor’s pickMeet 'Barrel’ - the new face of digital desalination?

04-11-2019
Veolia, technology, innovation

A new modular technology combining multiple reverse osmosis (RO) membranes with digital sensors is hoping to shake up the desalination market. Called the Barrel, the steel pressure vessel contains membrane elements which can be remotely monitored via a smart interconnector system. Although a membrane-based solution, the installation of the …

Ecolab launches ECOLAB3D cloud-based digital platform to reduce water use

24-10-2019
Ecolab, data analysis, cloud computing, Industry 4.0, digitalisation, innovation, water treatment, wastewater treatment

US-based water, hygiene, and energy technologies & services provider Ecolab has introduced ECOLAB3D cloud-based digital platform to help businesses minimise water use and boost asset performance. Leveraging predictive analytics and 3D TRASAR technology, the platform has been developed with support from Microsoft and Accenture. ECOLAB3D …

Trimble launches latest version of Trimble Unity Remote Monitoring software

24-10-2019
Trimble, remote monitoring, software, innovation, wastewater, water, stormwater, WEFTEC

Trimble has introduced the latest version of its Trimble Unity Remote Monitoring software for wastewater, water, and stormwater utilities. The 4.7 version of the software offers new visualisation and analytics capabilities, which in turn allows utilities to take informed decisions such as on capital improvements, maintenance activities, and …

Bentley Systems bolsters digital cities offerings with acquisitions of Citilabs and Orbit Geospatial Technologies

21-10-2019
Bentley, Citilab, Orbit GT, Streetlytics, analytics, innovation, technology

Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the acquisitions of global mobility simulation (CUBE) and analytics (Streetlytics) software provider Citilabs, and global provider of 3D and mobile mapping software, Orbit Geospatial Technologies (Orbit GT). Citilab’s CUBE simulation software provides predictive transportation technology, …