BASF offers neopentyl glycol and propionic acid with product carbon footprint of zero
BASF for the first time offers neopentyl glycol (NPG) and propionic acid (PA) with a cradle-to-gate product carbon footprint (PCF) of zero. BASF achieves the zero PCF for NPG and PA by using renewable raw materials in its unique Verbund production system via its biomass balance (BMB) approach. Read more: BASF News Releases
ST Engineering Marine and Nala Membranes joins SG MEM
SG MEM warmly welcomed 2 new members in September, ST Engineering Marine and Nala Membranes. ST Engineering Marine provides design, build and engineering services for shipbuilding, repair and conversion of commercial and naval vessels, as well as vessel intelligence solutions using AI, IOT, robotics etc. Find out more at https://www.stengg.com/en/marine/. Nala Membranes is a […]
Xylem and Man City expand Water Heroes Academy
The Xylem Water Heroes Academy, a global initiative with Manchester City Football Club’s Cityzens Giving charity that uses the power of football to tackle local water challenges, is expanding to ten cities.
LiqTech adds to executive leadership team
Clean technology company LiqTech International Inc has appointed Janne Pedersen as vice president of Sales at LiqTech Holding and Kim Hansen as managing director of LiqTech Plastics.
Freudenberg to showcase filtration media at WFC13
Freudenberg Performance Materials will showcase its high-performance filtration media solutions for the first time at the 13th World Filtration Congress (WFC13) which takes place in San Diego, California, USA from 6–8 October.
Bentley’s Dru Crawley receives IBPSA-USA Award for Distinguished Achievement in Building Simulation
Bentley Systems has announced that Dru Crawley, Bentley fellow and director of building performance research, has received the IBPSA-USA Award for Distinguished Achievement in Building Simulation. It will be presented […] The post Bentley’s Dru Crawley receives IBPSA-USA Award for Distinguished Achievement in Building Simulation first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
PUB bags 4 prizes for project innovation at International Water Association Awards
PUB projects won a total of four gold awards at the biennial International Water Association (IWA) Project Innovation Awards on Sep 13th, 2022 at the IWA World Congress and Exhibition held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The winning projects were the Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant which bagged the IWA Grand Innovation Award, given to the […]
BASF and GS Engineering and Construction intend to jointly develop modular solutions for Carbon Capture
BASF and GS Engineering and Construction (GS E&C) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a strategic partnership to jointly develop modular solutions for Carbon Capture facilities. The partners want to develop individual package solutions from standardized elements for customers from all industries in order to remove CO2 from exhaust gases and process it so […]
Aquatic Informatics awards Ripple Effect Grant to further freshwater research
Aquatic Informatics has awarded the latest Ripple Effect grant to Stroud Water Research Centre. Ripple Effect is a software and service donation programme that will enable the Stroud Centre to […] The post Aquatic Informatics awards Ripple Effect Grant to further freshwater research first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
120Water to debut PWS Portal at NRWA WaterPro Conference
New compliance software functionality from 120Water bridges LCRR inventory data and state reporting requirements. Forging a path through the evolving landscape of Lead and Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) implementation, 120Water, […] The post 120Water to debut PWS Portal at NRWA WaterPro Conference first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Gradiant Awarded Over $30M in September for New Contracts to Serve the World’s Essential Industries
Gradient was awarded $30M for unique clients in seven contracts secured in September alone. The contracts include multi-national corporations in semiconductors (Singapore), industrial protective equipment (Australia), food & beverage (Belgium and United States), pharmaceuticals (India), and infrastructure (Australia). Gradiant will deploy a range of solutions in advanced water and wastewater to enable these industrial […]
End of battery life: now is the time to prepare…
In conjunction with the Virtucycle® Recycling Program, Arkema is developing recovery and recycling processes for Kynar®PVDF contained in batteries. Read more here
Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings
Two years after the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided a model of nearly every building in America, commercial partners are using the tool for tasks ranging […] The post Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Essential asset for water investment planning launches
The latest version of Probit’s asset investment manager (AIM) software is already helping water companies in England & Wales save time and cost in planning works to optimise geographical synergies. […] The post Essential asset for water investment planning launches first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Metso Outotec to build filter plate factory in Mexico
Metso Outotec is setting up its first polymer filter plate production unit in Mexico.
IDE Water Technologies invests in R&D and sustainability
Israel’s IDE Technologies has announced an increased investment and focus on the sustainability of seawater desalination and water treatment facilities through research and development in fields that are adjacent and complimentary to water.
Arkema joins Spanish Consortium to enhance circularity with recycling innovations for powder coatings
Arkema, a world leader in specialty materials, together with a consortium of companies, is exploring and advancing the recyclability of post-consumer PET (from bottles and other plastic items) to regain monomers for reuse as raw materials for more sustainable polyester powder resins for the coating market. Read more here.
Peristaltic pumps gain improved coverage in WIMES
Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) has helped with a revision of the Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES), opening up peristaltic pumps to more potential customers in the […] The post Peristaltic pumps gain improved coverage in WIMES first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Grundfos partners with C40 Cities for phase two of Water Safe Cities project
Grundfos and the Grundfos Foundation are partnering with the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group on the second phase of its Water Safe Cities project (WSC II) to accelerate better water management.
Anglian Water pilots transformative AI technology
Transformation of Anglian Water’s treatment and recycling processes is being made possible by trials of artificial intelligence (AI) driven software developed by Norwegian technology company InfoTiles. The digital analytics company […] The post Anglian Water pilots transformative AI technology first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
The International Water Association’s World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022 comes to a close
An eventful week focused on ‘Water for Smart Liveable Cities’. The International Water Association’s 2022 World Water Congress & Exhibition officially came to a close on 15 Sep. The edition, […] The post The International Water Association’s World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022 comes to a close first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Water innovation fast-tracked by BlueTech-WIN agreement
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by BlueTech Research and WIN Water at the 2022 International Water Association World Water Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark. The agreement commits the two […] The post Water innovation fast-tracked by BlueTech-WIN agreement first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Social gaming app wins Xylem Water Challenge award at HackZurich2022
A team of hackathon participants who developed an innovative app to promote sustainable water consumption has won the Xylem Water Challenge award at HackZurich 2022, Europe‘s largest coding marathon.
ZwitterCo raises US$33mn to scale its membrane technology
US membrane technology company ZwitterCo Inc has secured US$33 million in a Series A funding round to expand the development and production of its zwitterionic membrane technology.
Membrion secures DOE grant for novel manufacturing of desalination membranes
Seattle-based membrane startup Membrion has received a US$1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
Eaton showcases water technologies at World Filtration Congress 2022
Eaton will be placing a special focus on highly efficient water filtration solutions at the World Filtration Congress in San Diego, California from 5–9 October 2022.
GEA Smart Filtration: monitoring membranes via app
GEA Smart Filtration monitors membrane filtration systems in real time and visualizes the status on a digital dashboard.
Timers halve SAF blower power use
A simple adjustment to blowers on submerged aerated filter (SAF) technology is bringing significant energy reductions in wastewater treatment, wrote Andrew Baird, technical director of WCS Environmental Engineering, meaning cost […] The post Timers halve SAF blower power use first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
De Nora reports increased demand for SWEC in Asia
De Nora’s SEACLOR seawater electrochlorination systems provide reliable and sustainable onsite cooling for coastal power generation. De Nora has seen a 7.4% increase in demand for its SEACLOR seawater electrochlorination […] The post De Nora reports increased demand for SWEC in Asia first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
The 13th IWA Project Innovation Awards announces 18 winners in six award categories
Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant wins Grand Innovation Award At the 2022 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, the water sector celebrated outstanding innovation and leadership in the industry with […] The post The 13th IWA Project Innovation Awards announces 18 winners in six award categories first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Toray opens water research centre in India
Japan’s Toray Industries Inc has opened the Toray India Water Research Center in Chennai, India.
PepsiCo, ADM Announce Groundbreaking Agreement Aiming to Reduce Carbon Intensity by Supporting Regenerative Agriculture Practices on Up to 2 Million Acres of Farmland
PepsiCo and ADM announced a groundbreaking 7.5-year strategic commercial agreement to closely collaborate on projects that aim to significantly expand regenerative agriculture across their shared North American supply chains. This strategic partnership is expected to reach up to 2 million acres by 2030, and represents a trailblazing effort by two global companies that share […]
GEA develops membrane filtration plant monitoring via app
GEA Smart Filtration monitors membrane filtration systems in real time and visualises the status on a digital dashboard. The goal is to extend the useful life of the membrane and […] The post GEA develops membrane filtration plant monitoring via app first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
British Water seeks views on water company performance
Water sector supply chain companies are being invited to share their experiences of working with UK utilities over the past 12 months. British Water has launched the annual UK Water […] The post British Water seeks views on water company performance first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Politics and practice connect around water as a key to action on climate and the Sustainable Development Goals
The International Water Association’s World Water Congress & Exhibition, underway in Copenhagen, Denmark, has hosted a summit connecting leading figures from the water sector with government and city politicians from […] The post Politics and practice connect around water as a key to action on climate and the Sustainable Development Goals first appeared on Water […]
Water & Wastewater Asia September/October 2022
Smart, sustainable and secure: Grundfos aims to transform water Groundwater monitoring underpins management of the Great Fen Hidden truths: What is really in your water? The post Water & Wastewater Asia September/October 2022 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Veolia extends water reuse process for Baladna, reducing water consumption
Following the first stage completed in 2020, Qatari dairy producer Baladna has worked again with Veolia Water Technologies to extend the wastewater treatment capacity at its farm in Al Khor, […] The post Veolia extends water reuse process for Baladna, reducing water consumption first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
LANXESS inaugurates biological wastewater treatment plant
LANXESS has commissioned a new wastewater treatment plant at its Belgium Kallo/Antwerp site. The special chemicals company has invested around €12 million in the plant, which has a treatment capacity […] The post LANXESS inaugurates biological wastewater treatment plant first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) and Resource Recovery for Coal Chemical Wastewater Treatment
DuPont membrane technology was used at a coal chemical wastewater treatment facility at the Ningdong Energy and Chemical Industry Base in Ningxia, China, where minimum liquid discharge (MLD) was used to process the wastewater and achieve significant water recovery before thermal processing to achieve ZLD. Read more here.
DuPont Water Solutions Helped Wastewater Reuse Project of Shandong Chenming
Advanced membrane technology from DuPont has helped Chenming overcome the challenge of treating highly polluted wastewater with high concentrations of COD and iron ions, allowing them to achieve the water yield and effluent quality requirements necessary for efficient reuse. Read more here.
Grundfos: half-year sales up 11.2%
Grundfos has reported net turnover of DKK15.8 billion for the first half of 2022 with earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of DKK1,689 million adjusted for a one-off cost related to the closing of its business in Russia and Belarus.
GEA’s water-saving membrane system for non-alcoholic beer
GEA has unveiled a new sustainable option for the membrane system for beer dealcoholization at Drinktec 2022.
Anton Paar celebrates a century
Anton Paar Group, the measurement instrument company, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
AAF International acquires National Air Filter
AAF International (American Air Filter Co Inc) has acquired National Air Filter Service Company of New Jersey, one of the oldest and largest full-service air filtration management companies in the United States.
PUB raises S$800m in inaugural green bond issuance
Proceeds from green bonds issued will finance projects to strengthen Singapore’s water security and sustainability. PUB, Singapore’s national water agency has raised S$800 million through the issuance of its inaugural […] The post PUB raises S$800m in inaugural green bond issuance first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Mölnlycke invests €50m in a new surgical gloves plant to meet future demand
Mölnlycke has invested €50m in a new plant in Kulim, Malaysia, to meet future demand for high-quality surgical gloves. The new plant will start production in Sep 2022 and will […] The post Mölnlycke invests €50m in a new surgical gloves plant to meet future demand first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Grundfos closes business in Russia and Belarus
Grundfos has taken the decision to close its business in Russia and Belarus.
Jacobs to complete design of New Mexico rural water supply system
Jacobs, the engineering company, is providing design services for the remaining phases of Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority’s (ENMWUA) rural water supply system, which will provide a renewable surface water supply to 55,000 people and Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico.
Hengst Filtration to acquire Brazil’s Linter Group
Germany’s Hengst Filtration is acquiring Linter Group, a Brazilian company that manufactures air filters and air filtration equipment.
Pall breaks ground on US$100mn manufacturing facility in Singapore
Pall Corp has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new US$100 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Singapore to meet unprecedented global semiconductor demand.
August’s top filtration stories
Featuring Amazon Filters, Rensa Filtration and Mann+Hummel.