Optimising water data ahead of price review
The UK’s Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat has published its 2024 final methodology on 31 Dec 2022, and expectations around leakage and water consumption are predictably high. For Kevin Brook, […] The post Optimising water data ahead of price review first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Ovarro launches fully managed fixed network leakage service
A new end-to-end leakage reduction service has been launched by technology company Ovarro, as the water sector moves forward with wider implementation of as-a-service models to improve efficiency. LeakNavigator is […] The post Ovarro launches fully managed fixed network leakage service first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Rockwell Automation’s new APAC vice-president of market access is Shovan Sengupta
American automation company Rockwell Automation announced that Shovan Sengupta has been promoted to regional vice-president of market access for Asia-Pacific. He will be based in Singapore and reports to Scott […] The post Rockwell Automation’s new APAC vice-president of market access is Shovan Sengupta first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Oliver Klaeffling becomes new managing director of Analytik Jena
Swiss-based instrumentation company Endress+Hauser Group is handing over the management of its subsidiary specialising in laboratory analysis to Oliver Klaeffling as of 1 Feb 2023. Ulrich Krauss, who joined German […] The post Oliver Klaeffling becomes new managing director of Analytik Jena first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Cedric Dackam to head MANN+HUMMEL’s water and membrane solutions division
As of 1Jan 2023, MANN+HUMMEL has appointed Cedric Dackam as president and general manager for its water and membrane solutions division. In his role, Dackam reports to Kurk Wilks, its […] The post Cedric Dackam to head MANN+HUMMEL’s water and membrane solutions division first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Australian honour for IWA President Tom Mollenkopf
Tom Mollenkopf, president of International Water Association (IWA), has been recognised in the Australia Day 2023 Honours List with him being appointed as an officer of the order of Australia […] The post Australian honour for IWA President Tom Mollenkopf first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Asia’s dewatering pumps market expected CAGR of 5.3% from 2022 to 2028
The dewatering pumps market is expected to grow at year-on-year rate of 5.3%, reaching a value of about US$9.5bn by 2028. The global dewatering pumps market is driven by demand […] The post Asia’s dewatering pumps market expected CAGR of 5.3% from 2022 to 2028 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Ovarro for a cyber-resilient water future
A criminal cyber-attack on a UK water company in August 2022, which saw hackers gain access to customer banking details, led utilities to urgently reassess cybersecurity strategies. For Philippe Willems, […] The post Ovarro for a cyber-resilient water future first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
MentorAPM selected to provide CMMS for Alexandria Renew Enterprises
Asset management software solutions provider MentorAPM has been selected to implement a computerised maintenance management solution (CMMS) for Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew), Virginia’s wastewater treatment provider. Continuing on its 70-year-old […] The post MentorAPM selected to provide CMMS for Alexandria Renew Enterprises first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Fido Direct launches end-to-end solution to solve water loss
UK tech innovation company Fido Tech has released Fido Direct, an end-to-end solution combining artificial intelligence (AI), hardware and on-the-ground expertise that identifies water leaks on 24 Jan 2023. The […] The post Fido Direct launches end-to-end solution to solve water loss first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Gradiant’s Watershed Year in Review
Prakash Govindan, COO and co-founder of global solutions provider for water and wastewater treatment Gradiant, reviewed the key highlights of the company in 2022. “Despite the challenges faced in global […] The post Gradiant’s Watershed Year in Review first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Evove signs MoU with Saline Water Conversion Corporation to deploy advanced membrane technology in desalination
The UK technology business Evove has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Arabia government corporation Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to take advanced membrane technologies to industrial trials […] The post Evove signs MoU with Saline Water Conversion Corporation to deploy advanced membrane technology in desalination first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
New asset management approach for the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR)
The UKWIR, research platform for UK Water Companies, published a final report about the sector creating future value through asset management. The UKWIR has developed 12 big questions to tackle […] The post New asset management approach for the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
MANN+HUMMEL to present solutions at upcoming Filtech 2023
Filtech, the filtration event held in Germany from 14-16 Feb 2023, will showcase filtration specialist MANN+HUMMEL. Adhering to its motto, ‘Leadership in filtration for cleaner mobility, cleaner air, cleaner water’, […] The post MANN+HUMMEL to present solutions at upcoming Filtech 2023 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Water & Wastewater Asia January/February 2023
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WaterVerse unites 10 EU countries with water data sharing
This €5.2 million project, funded by the Horizon Europe programme with the aim to develop a water data management ecosystem (WDME), is helping to make data more interoperable to connect […] The post WaterVerse unites 10 EU countries with water data sharing first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
PUB Global Innovation Challenge 3
After two successful cycles, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, is organising their third Global Innovation Challenge (GIC) to invite innovators and technology companies around the world to propose innovative solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. New challenges in GIC 3: Phos4SG – Recovering the “P” from PUB’s Used Water Treatment for Improving Singapore’s Food Security Sewer […]
McMenon Engineering Service acquires ABB’s product line
The UK manufacturing firm, McMenon Engineering Services, was chosen by Swiss technology company ABB for the acquisition of variable area (VA) flowmeters. This range of VA flowmeters produced by ABB […] The post McMenon Engineering Service acquires ABB’s product line first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
US Patent Office approves Memsift Innovations’ Stomate membrane
The US Patent Office (USPTO) has granted Singapore-based environmental health service Memsift Innovations to cover the formulation and the method of making stomate membrane and its various applications. Stomate is […] The post US Patent Office approves Memsift Innovations’ Stomate membrane first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Aqueous Vets recognised for its installation of largest PFAS treatment facility in the US
The US solutions provider of water and wastewater treatment, Aqueous Vets (AV) has been recognised by the American Society of Civil Engineers Los Angeles (ASCE LA) for its role in […] The post Aqueous Vets recognised for its installation of largest PFAS treatment facility in the US first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
IDE Technologies opens Dubai regional headquarters
On 10 Jan 2023, Israeli water desalination company IDE Technologies announced the opening of a new regional office in Dubai: IDE Meyah Water Solutions. This is in efforts to grow […] The post IDE Technologies opens Dubai regional headquarters first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions Expands Innovative ZeeWeed Portfolio with Next Generation Wastewater Technology and Customer Wins
TREVOSE, Pa — Water Technologies — Expanded ZeeWeed MBR helps municipalities overcome urgent wastewater challenges, enabling increased treatment capacity while reducing energy costs by 20%. Municipalities everywhere are recycling more water, with global water reuse expected to increase 37% by 2027. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions has introduced a next-generation wastewater treatment solution, […]
Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions Adds to ZeeLung* MABR Technologies with new Application to Upgrade Activated Sludge Plants
TREVOSE, Pa.— Water Technologies & Solutions — zeeDENSE* is a state-of-the-art application of ZeeLung that couples MABR and inDENSE continuous flow densification technology for super-intensification of activated sludge plants. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions announced the latest application in the ZeeLung family of technologies, zeeDENSE, for simple and sustainable intensification of activated sludge […]
How innovative CCRO technology helped Carlsberg create probably the world’s most water-efficient brewery
DuPont Water Solutions’ innovative DesaliTec™ Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO) technology played a pivotal role in the bid to cut water consumption when it was deployed as part of an innovative wastewater reuse initiative at the flagship Carlsberg brewery in Fredericia, Denmark. Read more: News
DuPont Provides Membrane Technology to Desalination Plant Supporting Industrial Water Users in India’s Petrochemical Sector
MUMBAI, India, January 2, 2023 – DuPont today announced that its FilmTec™ membranes and Inge® ultrafiltration membranes were installed in a multi-tech seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant for industrial use built by Larsen & Toubro -Tecton JV at Dahej for the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) in India. The plant, which recently became operational, provides 100 […]
NALA Membranes wins the 2022 Cleantech Research Innovation Award, presented by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Sue Mecham, CEO and president of NALA Membranes, and Judy Riffle, CTO of NALA Membranes accept the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster Research Innovation Award recognizing NALA Membranes for outstanding work in creating a new generation of chlorine immune membranes that don’t clog from biofouling. Read more: News
2022 FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards Project of the Year ~La Mesa Water Treatment Plant 1 Project in the Philippines ~
Design and Construction of La Mesa Water Treatment Plant 1 Improvement Works (hereinafter referred to as the “Project”), for which the joint venture between JFE Engineering Corporation (President: Hajime Oshita, Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) and Sta. Clara International Corporation (President: Mr. Nicandro G. Linao; Head Office: Mandaluyong, Metro Manila) was awarded by Maynilad Water […]
Formnext: Arkema unveils new high performance and more sustainable solutions
Arkema, a leader in specialty materials & a pioneer in high-performance materials for 3D printing, continues its development in additive manufacturing and provides innovative and more sustainable new material solutions for all major 3D printing technologies. Arkema’s new products -Liquid resins for UV curing -Powder bed fusion -Filament Read more: Arkema News Overview
Sembcorp Launches New Carbon Management Solutions Corporate Venture, GoNetZero™
– Collaborations with OCBC, Razer and UBS to drive decarbonisation initiatives Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) will be launching its carbon management solutions corporate venture, GoNetZero™, today (Nov 15, 2022) at the Singapore Pavilion at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt. A one-stop renewable energy and carbon management solutions partner The establishment […]
Aquaporin and Philips Water Solutions partner to deliver clean drinking water in China
Aquaporin A/S (ticker: AQP) (“Aquaporin” or the “Company”), an innovative water technology company dedicated to rethinking water filtration with biotechnology, today announced that Aquaporin and AquaShield, the global brand partner of health technology company Philips in water solutions segment, have entered a partnership to deliver clean drinking water to Chinese consumers with Philips-branded purifiers powered […]
Kurita and Fracta Leap Complete Development and Achieve Operational Launch of Beta Version of Automated Design Application for Water Treatment Plant
Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota; hereinafter “Kurita”) and Fracta Leap Inc. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Yasuhiro Kitabayashi; hereinafter “Fracta Leap”) are pleased to announce the completion of the development and operational launch of a beta version of their application for automating the design of water treatment plant […]
Shell to explore carbon transport and storage in Brunei and Singapore
Shell Eastern Petroleum (Shell) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) to explore the feasibility of carbon transport and storage options for Brunei Darussalam and Singapore. This could potentially form part of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub in Southeast Asia. Read more here
BASF and Solar Earth demonstrate endless possibilities with Paving Integrated Photovoltaic panels co-creation
Solar Earth Technologies Ltd (Solar Earth) and BASF have co-developed Paving Integrated Photovoltaic (PIPV) panels which can be installed on new or existing roads and other surfaces. BASF designed and optimized a polyurethane (PU) for Solar Earth’s PIPV panels to provide superior abrasion resistance, excellent mechanical performance, and a prolonged product lifespan. Read more here
Memsift to recover chemicals from industrial effluent in Singapore
Memsift Innovations Pte Ltd has secured a new contract to build a 3.5 million litres per year chemical recovery plant in Singapore using its proprietary TS-30 improved membrane distillation technology. Read more here
Gradiant, Global Water Solutions Provider, Awarded $20M in New Contracts in India
Gradiant, a global solutions provider for advanced water and wastewater treatment, is pleased to announce awards of $20 million in new contracts in September and October 2022. The awards are for clients in the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells (or solar cells) renewable energy and industrial protective equipment. All three projects will be delivered as design-build […]
Toray Part of Team Initiating Scottish Feasibility Study for Green Hydrogen-Based Power-to-Gas System
Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it will collaborate with Marubeni Corporation, Yamanashi Hydrogen Company, Inc., and Siemens Energy K.K. in a study in Glasgow, Scotland, to demonstrate the feasibility of deploying power-to-gas (P2G) systems to decarbonize energy supplies in cities with cold climates. P2G technology uses electricity from solar and other renewable energy sources […]
Evoqua Water Technologies Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as Global Company of the Year in the Water Technology Industry
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced that it has received the Frost & Sullivan 2022 Global Company of the Year Award in the water technology industry category. The company was honored for its visionary innovation, market-leading performance, and unmatched customer service. Read more here
Keppel and Shell to jointly study feasibility of a low-carbon energy hub and microgrid system
Keppel Data Centres Holding Pte Ltd. (Keppel Data Centres) and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd (Shell) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly study the feasibility of developing a low-carbon energy hub and microgrid system in Singapore. Read more here
NX Filtration receives Ekopak’s follow-on order for water treatment project in Belgium
Water supply company Ekopak, which specialises in decentralised circular water solutions such as water-as-a-service (WaaS), selected NX Filtration, the global provider of direct nanofiltration (dNF) membrane technology for pure and […] The post NX Filtration receives Ekopak’s follow-on order for water treatment project in Belgium first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Rockwell Automation appoints new country manager for Singapore
On 10 Jan 2023, American industrial automation provider Rockwell Automation appointed Mariya Prempeh as the country manager for Singapore’s headquarters. With more than 10 years of experience in sales and […] The post Rockwell Automation appoints new country manager for Singapore first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
Symrise tops in Carbon Disclosure Project’s sustainability ratings out of 18,700 companies
Germany-based group Symrise has achieved the top A grade twice for its efforts to protect water and forests, and A minus for climate protection in the non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project […] The post Symrise tops in Carbon Disclosure Project’s sustainability ratings out of 18,700 companies first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
De Nora will increase ozone production capacity by 100% with phase four of Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant Expansion Project
On 5 Jan 2023, global water treatment solutions provider De Nora joined phase four of the Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant expansion. Planning for one of the largest public sector ozone […] The post De Nora will increase ozone production capacity by 100% with phase four of Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant Expansion Project first appeared on […]
Bentley Systems promotes Brock Ballard to chief revenue officer and Eric Boyer joins as investor relations officer
On 4 Jan 2023, the infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems announced that Brock Ballard has been promoted to the role of chief revenue officer (CRO), succeeding newly retired Gus […] The post Bentley Systems promotes Brock Ballard to chief revenue officer and Eric Boyer joins as investor relations officer first appeared on Water & […]
AV Water Technologies becomes Orbis’s new distributor
Smart monitoring company Orbis Intelligent Systems has announced technology distributor AV Water Technologies (AVWT) as its new partner in the US. The company will be supplying the Orbis SmartCap in […] The post AV Water Technologies becomes Orbis’s new distributor first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
LANXESS and TotalEnergies to cooperate on sustainable styrene
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS and French multi-energy company TotalEnergies have entered a cooperation on the supply of Biocircular styrene based on tall oil. Unlike conventional styrene, the raw material used […] The post LANXESS and TotalEnergies to cooperate on sustainable styrene first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.
With biogas production, Veolia Water Technologies reduces 17% of Pınar Süt’s carbon emissions at Izmir Plant
Water treatment specialist Veolia Water Technologies’ solutions for wastewater treatment and biogas production are now in service at Turkish dairy company Pınar Süt’s factory in İzmir, Turkey. With the installations, […] The post With biogas production, Veolia Water Technologies reduces 17% of Pınar Süt’s carbon emissions at Izmir Plant first appeared on Water & Wastewater […]
Assoc. Prof. Zhao Dan, NUS, wins the NRF Investigatorships Award 2023
The NRF Investigatorship provides opportunities for scientists and researchers to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk research. It is designed to support a small number of excellent Principal Investigators who have a track record of research achievements that identify them as leaders in their respective field(s) of research. NRF aims to develop a strong science research and […]
LANXESS prices up 10% for ion exchange resins and iron oxide adsorbers in 2023
Starting 1 Jan 2023, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has increased up to 10% the prices for all Lewatit ion exchange resins and Bayoxide iron oxide adsorbers for water treatment applications […] The post LANXESS prices up 10% for ion exchange resins and iron oxide adsorbers in 2023 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.