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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 …

Global smart water grid market to reach $31bn in 2020

27-02-2020
smart water, water grid, water network, market report, financial report, IIoT, internet of things, digitalisation, digitisation

Market intelligence firm Frost & Sullivan forecasts the global smart water grid market to hit $22.2 billion (S$31 billion) in 2020 owing to increasing investments in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions by utilities. Driving utilities to invest in IIoT is the need to improve the management of water infrastructure as well as to …

Qdos pumps used extensively for polymer dosing in wastewater treatment

26-02-2020
Qdos, pumps, wastewater treatment, Chemical Support Systems, chemical dosing, water treatment

Chemical Support Systems Ltd (CSS), which has designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned over 2,000 chemical dosing systems worldwide, has opted for Qdos pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) in polymer dosing in wastewater treatment applications. Moving forward, this usage looks likely to increase as more effort is made …

EA chair says all sectors need to pull together

26-02-2020
British Water, networking, water, industry

The water industry needs to pull together with other sectors to meet the challenge of climate change, Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd told a gathering of over 200 water industry professionals at a British Water networking reception. Addressing the association’s annual Winter Reception, held at the House of Lords on 11 February, …

US EPA plans to regulate two chemicals in drinking water

25-02-2020
USA, EPA, environmental protection agency, PFOA, PFOS, PFAS, water pollution, water treatment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to regulate two chemicals, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), in the drinking water. These two chemicals form part of a class of chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The PFAS chemicals, which are usually found in non-stick coatings …