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OriginClear White Paper demonstrates that treating water on-site combats global warming and improves the environment

12-07-2019
OriginClear, white paper, pollution, water treatment, wastewater treatment

OriginClear Inc. has published an industry white paper which finds that by treating water on-site using a Modular Water System (MWS), businesses can greatly reduce water costs, improve the environment and even combat global warming. Highlights of the white paper include the current state of the U.S. centralized water treatment, a 1950s type model …

Analysing Wastewater Produced from Fracking

12-07-2019
fracking, analysis, wastewater treatment

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly called ‘fracking’, is a mining technique used to extract natural gas and oil from deep underground that involves drilling a well into bedrock, typically shale, and injecting high-pressure fluid. The fluid releases the target fossil fuels. The fluid used in fracking contains about 85 per cent water and 13 …

Veolia wins $170m wastewater services contract in New Zealand

03-07-2019
Veolia, wastewater treatment

New Zealand’s council-owned water services company Wellington Water has awarded a $170m contract to France-based Veolia to maintain and operate wastewater treatment plants that serve Wellington area. This ten-year contract is worth $17m a year. Wellington Water's chief executive Colin Crampton said the contract marked the start of a new and …

IDE Technologies to Provide Reverse Osmosis Solutions for Singapore’s Jurong Island Desalination Plant

27-06-2019
IDE Technologies, Jurong Island Desalination Plant, desalination, reverse osmosis, water treatment, wastewater treatment, wastewater, Singapore

IDE Technologies has been awarded the contract to deliver a reverse osmosis (RO) system for the Jurong Island Desalination Plant (JIDP). This plant will be Singapore’s fifth desalination plant and have a capacity of 35.7 MGD (135,000 m3/d). This combined system will produce high-quality water to Singapore. As Singapore is a small city-state …

India inaugurates first potable wastewater treatment plant

25-06-2019
India, wastewater treatment, pollution

India has inaugurated its first portable, potable wastewater treatment plant, at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh. The 50-kilolitres-per-day wastewater treatment plant uses four-part treatment technology to treat wastewater, which can then be reused for irrigation, laundry, gardening and other types of daily domestic usage. The system was jointly …