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NEWEA Annual Conference to proceed in 2021

18-06-2020
NEWEA, conference, trade show, exhibition

The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) has announced that it is currently exploring three options for its Annual Conference scheduled to take place in 2021. The options are: A fully digital event A hybrid digital/in-person event A fully in-person event The NEWEA has also given assurances that the conference will be held …

Editor’s pickPartnership will deliver water innovation for Australia and New Zealand

03-06-2020
Isle, WSAA, Australia, water treatment, water networks, New Zealand, partnership

A new partnership between technology and business consultancy Isle, the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) and change-making consultancy ThinkPlace will deliver an industry-leading innovative technologies programme. Some 23 WSAA members have already signed up for the W-Lab programme which launched in March 2020.  Adam Lovell, …

New Zealand to build water storage facility at Northland

04-05-2020
New Zealand, water utilities

The Government of New Zealand has decided to build a water storage facility in Northland to address water scarcity in the region. According to the Minister for Regional Economic Development, the construction works may begin this year. The plan involves building several small-scale reservoirs to create a distribution pipeline. Earlier, the …

Coronavirus panic causing unprecedented blockages in Auckland's sewage system

13-03-2020
Auckland, New Zealand, coronavirus, sewage, wastewater treatment

Big coronavirus panic buying is leading to big problems in Auckland's wastewater systems – wet wipes flushed down toilets are causing pumping stations to break down weekly when normally they have problems only once or twice a year. Repairs for breakdowns are costing ratepayers three times as much as regular maintenance. Watercare staff say …

SPML Infra Ltd. receives new project order worth $105 million

03-03-2020
SPML Infra, new project order, water supply, sewerage, water management, water network, sewer management

Indian infrastructure development and water management company SPML Infra Limited has received a large bulk water supply project order worth Rs. 546.96 Crores (S$105 million). The new order has come from the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) for the following work: The external funded Bengaluru Water Supply & Sewerage Project …

A private financing deal helped build Southeast Asia's largest floating solar project in Viet Nam

04-02-2020
Asian Development Bank, ADB, Vietnam, solar panel, solar energy, floating solar panel, renewable energy

A $37 million (S$50.7 million) financing package from the Asian Development Bank, Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia, and Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) has assisted Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to build the first large-scale floating solar PV panels in Viet …