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How water utilities are communicating on COVID-19

01-04-2020
water utilities, coronavirus, COVID-19

Businesses around the world are having to quickly adapt to the coronavirus pandemic as communities remain under lock-down, and everyday life is put on hold. Regular and thorough hand washing has been a primary piece of guidance from governments around the world to stop the spreading of the coronavirus, COVID-19. As a result, access to clean and …

New Getac ZX70 G2 tablet brings powerful mobile performance to utilities, manufacturing and transport & logistics professionals

24-03-2020
Getac, smart technology, water treatment, wastewater treatment, utilities, logistics, mobile device

Getac has announced the launch of the ZX70 G2, a fully rugged, highly portable tablet that's purpose built to boost productivity and decrease downtime for mobile field professionals in the utilities, manufacturing and transport & logistics (T&L) sectors. The ZX70 G2 builds on the popular ZX70 tablet, bringing fully rugged design, next …

CloserStill Media launches Green World Asia as sustainability-focused platform for business

18-03-2020
Green World Asia, CloserStill Media, sustainability, Utilities

CloserStill Media is launching a new B2B event, Green World Asia, that will connect sustainability-driven innovations to senior decision-makers and their procurement chains from various industries. The show will focus on four key pillars across the exhibition showcase and conference programme: Utilities, Resources, Materials and Food Waste. Green …

De Nora joins forum for advancing smart water and wastewater solutions worldwide

27-02-2020
De Nora, SWAN, forum, smart water, wastewater treatment, water treatment, solutions, innovations, smart technology, water network, water monitoring, utilities, digitalisation, digitisation

De Nora has announced its membership in SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum. A UK-based non-profit, SWAN brings together leading international water utilities, solution providers, academics, investors, regulators, and other industry experts to accelerate the awareness and adoption of “smart,” data-driven solutions in water and …

The rise of digital twins and decision intelligence in water utilities

24-02-2020
digital twin, artificial intelligence, AI, digitalisation, digitisation, water utilities

As weather becomes more unpredictable, large storms can wreak havoc on water infrastructure systems, causing overflows and flooding. Despite controls and wet weather facilities, storms still hit cities and water utilities in ways that older hydraulic models cannot predict. Today, however, there are better ways to use data to guide how systems …

PUB appoints Sembcorp to build Singapore’s largest floating solar farm on Tengeh Reservoir

11-02-2020
PUB, Public Utilities Board, Sembcorp, solar farm, photovoltaic system

National water agency PUB has appointed Sembcorp Solar Singapore Pte Ltd to construct Singapore’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir. With a solar capacity of 60 megawatt-peak (MWp), it will be one of the world’s largest single floating solar PV systems, when completed in 2021. PUB called for a Request …

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 …