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AWS makes water-positive commitment to return more water to communities than it uses by 2030

World’s leading cloud provider announces new replenishment projects in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States to bring much needed clean water to communities around the world. At AWS […] The post AWS makes water-positive commitment to return more water to communities than it uses by 2030 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Rockwell Automation launches FactoryTalk Design Hub in South East Asia with goal of speeding time to market for new industrial automation design

New offering aims to merge improved collaboration and productivity for design teams Rockwell Automation, a company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has launched FactoryTalk Design Hub, a new […] The post Rockwell Automation launches FactoryTalk Design Hub in South East Asia with goal of speeding time to market for new industrial automation design […]

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Digital transformation “poses dangers and opportunities”

The sixth British Water Data Conference, which took place on 3 Nov 2022, kicked off with a warning from keynote speaker Oliver Grieveson on the “dangers and opportunities” around digital […] The post Digital transformation “poses dangers and opportunities” first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Manchester City and Xylem encourage football fans to vote for young water heroes tackle global water issues

Manchester City Football Club’s global community programme, Cityzens Giving, and water technology provider, Xylem, are calling on football fans to vote for their top project as the Water Heroes Academy […] The post Manchester City and Xylem encourage football fans to vote for young water heroes tackle global water issues first appeared on Water & […]

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White paper “validates effectiveness” of oxygen transfer technology

An industry-verified white paper that validates the transfer efficiency of a gas infusion technology for water and wastewater treatment has been released. The trademarked Dissolved Gas Infusion (DGI) technology, was […] The post White paper “validates effectiveness” of oxygen transfer technology first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Singapore Pavilion completes first-ever showcase at COP27

The inaugural Pavilion at COP27 drew international attention to Singapore’s climate action strategies Around 5,000 visitors visited the inaugural Singapore Pavilion at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), […] The post Singapore Pavilion completes first-ever showcase at COP27 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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KK Fine Foods hits five year milestone for wastewater aeration system

A wastewater mixing and aeration system made by Landia, a manufacturer and supplier of pumping and mixing solutions, has completed five years of uninterrupted service in North Wales at KK […] The post KK Fine Foods hits five year milestone for wastewater aeration system first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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NX Filtration and Transcend partner to showcase benefits of direct nanofiltration membranes through generative design software

Transcend, a business-to-business (B2B) software-as-a-service company that builds engineering tools for engineering, construction, technology, original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and utility sectors, have signed an agreement with NX Filtration to showcase […] The post NX Filtration and Transcend partner to showcase benefits of direct nanofiltration membranes through generative design software first appeared on Water & Wastewater […]

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Xylem honours Texas, Michigan water utilities for making communities more resilient

Water technologies company Xylem recently honoured utilities and distributors that went above and beyond in the areas of customer service and community impact, with a 2022 Reach award during their […] The post Xylem honours Texas, Michigan water utilities for making communities more resilient first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Veolia helps the metropolis of Montpellier to design wastewater treatment plant that will “produce twice as much energy as it consumes”

The metropolis of Montpellier has comissioned Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and Veolia Eau France, with the extension and upgrade works as well as the operation of the Maera wastewater […] The post Veolia helps the metropolis of Montpellier to design wastewater treatment plant that will “produce twice as much energy as it consumes” first […]

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Grundfos becomes “world’s first” water solutions company with approved net-zero science-based targets

Science-Based Targets initiative approves of Grundfos’ 2030 and 2050 targets Grundfos, provider of pump solutions and water technologies, has become the first organisation in the water solutions sector to receive […] The post Grundfos becomes “world’s first” water solutions company with approved net-zero science-based targets first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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How digital technologies contribute to universal drinking water

Digital water technologies have an important role in ensuring universal access to safe drinking water by 2030, according to a new report from the WHO. Johnny Alexander Gunneng, chief executive […] The post How digital technologies contribute to universal drinking water first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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“California first” for Cambi with three new thermal hydrolysis systems for biosolids digesters

The San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) has selected three Cambi thermal hydrolysis technology systems for new biosolids digester facilities. The technology will allow the SFPUC to enhance odour control, boost […] The post “California first” for Cambi with three new thermal hydrolysis systems for biosolids digesters first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Infrastructure projects in South East Asia, India, and Japan named as finalists in Bentley Systems’ 2022 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure

Winners to be selected and announced on Nov 15 as part of Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company, has announced several […] The post Infrastructure projects in South East Asia, India, and Japan named as finalists in Bentley Systems’ 2022 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure first […]

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Engazaat, Azelio, and Mascara NT launch the “SAVE Cleantech Utilities” alliance

During the launch of the COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Egyptian Engazaat S.A.E, Swedish Azelio AB, and French Mascara NT announced the formation of an alliance to provide innovative […] The post Engazaat, Azelio, and Mascara NT launch the “SAVE Cleantech Utilities” alliance first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Water & Wastewater Asia November/December 2022

Fits like a glove: Veolia supports Mölnlycke’s sustainable network How Asian governments can reduce physical and commercial water losses Water-energy-food-material nexus: The next frontier The post Water & Wastewater Asia November/December 2022 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Abu Dhabi to host International Desalination Association World Congress 2024

The International Desalination Association (IDA) will meet in Abu Dhabi in 2024 to “shape the future of the water and desalination sectors worldwide.” The congress is considered the largest in […] The post Abu Dhabi to host International Desalination Association World Congress 2024 first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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[WEBINAR] Roundtable: Real world benefits using CECHLO, Green Chlorine model for water treatment

Join De Nora on 10 November 2022 at 2pm (GMT+8) on the discussion on CECHLO Green Chlorine model. The post [WEBINAR] Roundtable: Real world benefits using CECHLO, Green Chlorine model for water treatment first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Phosphorus removal prompts “major” dosing pump order for WMFTS from Colliode

Tightening regulatory requirements on phosphorus removal have resulted in the “largest ever order” of Qdos ReNu chemical metering pumps for Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS). The 240 pumps are required […] The post Phosphorus removal prompts “major” dosing pump order for WMFTS from Colliode first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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SWAN forum appoints Jennifer Rebeiro of Greater Western Water as SWAN chair

The Smart Water Networks (SWAN) forum has announced Jennifer Rebeiro as the newest chair of the SWAN Council. Rebeiro serves as the chief information officer (CIO) and is currently acting […] The post SWAN forum appoints Jennifer Rebeiro of Greater Western Water as SWAN chair first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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DuPont Global Water Technology Centre welcomes Egyptian government and water industry delegates

Representatives from the Egyptian government and water industry visited the DuPont Global Water Technology Centre in Tarragona in October 2022 to hear how the company’s technology, solutions and expert team […] The post DuPont Global Water Technology Centre welcomes Egyptian government and water industry delegates first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Engineering more reliable electrical systems in wastewater treatment plants

By Jim Medeiros, account manager, Emerson, Appleton, Wisconsin Maintaining wastewater treatment plants is essential to meeting the critical need for clean water. In the US alone, about 34 billion gallons […] The post Engineering more reliable electrical systems in wastewater treatment plants first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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TIWW 2022 concludes with “new opportunities” for sustainable water resources and cross-industry cooperation

Taiwan International Water Week (TIWW) 2022 concluded with “great success” on Oct 15, according to its organisers. This year’s theme focused on water reclamation and recycling and over 80 government […] The post TIWW 2022 concludes with “new opportunities” for sustainable water resources and cross-industry cooperation first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Vitens and NX Filtration start pilot for testing Ijssel River water as potential source for drinking water

Vitens, a drinking water utility in the Netherlands, is starting a pilot program with NX Filtration, a provider of direct nanofiltration (dNF) technology for pure and affordable water. In the […] The post Vitens and NX Filtration start pilot for testing Ijssel River water as potential source for drinking water first appeared on Water & […]

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Independent Dutch water research institute KWR demonstrates NX Filtration’s membranes retention of PFAS

Dutch water research institute KWR, has performed full-scale tests on PFAS retention of NX Filtration’s direct nanofiltration (dNF) membranes. The institute claims that the technology, created by a provider of […] The post Independent Dutch water research institute KWR demonstrates NX Filtration’s membranes retention of PFAS first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Region-wide “digital twins” project IMPETUS has been launched

The phrase “digital twins” has become more common in the water industry to describe the creation of virtual replicas of physical assets, such as water treatment plants or water networks. […] The post Region-wide “digital twins” project IMPETUS has been launched first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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PUB launches Our Coastal Conversation public engagements to reimagine the future of our coastline at City-East Coast

National Water Agency PUB kicked off the first of its series of community engagement sessions today on enhancing flood resilience in the face of climate change, specifically on how Singapore […] The post PUB launches Our Coastal Conversation public engagements to reimagine the future of our coastline at City-East Coast first appeared on Water & […]

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Anaergia Announces Expansion of Leadership Team to Support and Accelerate Global Growth

Anaergia Inc. is pleased to announce the appointments of Paula Myson as chief financial officer (CFO), and Hani Kaissi as chief development officer (CDO), effectively from 17 October 2022. Myson […] The post Anaergia Announces Expansion of Leadership Team to Support and Accelerate Global Growth first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Engineering More Reliable Electrical Systems in Wastewater Treatment Plants

By Jim Medeiros, account manager, Appleton, Emerson Maintaining wastewater treatment plants is essential to meeting the critical need for clean water. In the United States alone, about 34 billion gallons of […] The post Engineering More Reliable Electrical Systems in Wastewater Treatment Plants first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Spring’s water challenge presents an opportunity for cross-sector innovators

Innovation accelerator Spring launches new water competition Condition monitoring solutions sought from a range of industries Chance to pitch to and collaborate with multiple water companies Innovators from multiple sectors […] The post Spring’s water challenge presents an opportunity for cross-sector innovators first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Westfalia rolls out global water plan in pioneering approach

Westfalia Fruit Group, a multinational supplier of avocados and a range of fresh vegetables and fruit, is advancing on its industry-leading water strategy with plans in place to decrease the […] The post Westfalia rolls out global water plan in pioneering approach first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Dreaming the possible – data and the future of water

As the UK moves towards the next regulatory asset management period – AMP8 – starting in 2025, the sector faces higher expectations than ever for environmental protection and provision of […] The post Dreaming the possible – data and the future of water first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Water utilities set the pace in race to reduce carbon emissions

More than 80 water and wastewater utilities worldwide have set net-zero and climate-neutrality targets. These utilities are leading the decarbonisation of the water sector with strategies that optimise operations while […] The post Water utilities set the pace in race to reduce carbon emissions first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Fady Juez elected president of the International Desalination Association for 2022 – 2024 term

The International Desalination Association (IDA) announced that Mr Fady Juez, managing director of Metito Overseas, has been elected president by the Term 20 IDA board. Ms Shannon McCarthy has been […] The post Fady Juez elected president of the International Desalination Association for 2022 – 2024 term first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Vitens improves pump energy efficiency together with Samotics

Vitens, a drinking water company in the Netherlands, has successfully realised energy savings on its critical pumps using SAM4 Energy in a proof-of-value pilot. This demonstrated how the energy efficiency […] The post Vitens improves pump energy efficiency together with Samotics first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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MentorAPM selected to provide EAM for city of Santa Monica plant upgrades

MentorAPM has been selected to provide an enterprise asset management (EAM) system for the city of Santa Monica’s water resources division and the sustainable water supply programme. The asset management […] The post MentorAPM selected to provide EAM for city of Santa Monica plant upgrades first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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NX Filtration to be part of Acciona-led initiative to eliminate emerging pollutants from water sources

NX Filtration, a provider of direct water nanofiltration technology, has announced its participation in the European innovation project LIFE PRISTINE. The project’s objective is to eliminate emerging contaminants in the […] The post NX Filtration to be part of Acciona-led initiative to eliminate emerging pollutants from water sources first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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WEF awards 13 communities for excellence in stormwater management

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has recognised 13 communities for their excellence in stormwater management, including exceeding permit requirements and sharing knowledge with the water sector.The municipal separate storm sewer […] The post WEF awards 13 communities for excellence in stormwater management first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Grundfos Australia launches new testing facility to bring water solutions closer to local market 

Grundfos has unveiled a new in-house testing facility for submersible pumps at its south Australian headquarters. The new AU$ 3 million facility has the capacity to test more than 16 […] The post Grundfos Australia launches new testing facility to bring water solutions closer to local market  first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Gradiant opens two new offices in Australia:

Gradiant announced on 4 Oct that they were establishing two new business offices in Adelaide and Perth, in addition to their regional headquarters in Sydney. Gradiant’s Adelaide office will be […] The post Gradiant opens two new offices in Australia: first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Taiwan International Water Week 2022 to be held from 13-15 Oct

Taiwan’s only business-to-business (B2B) water-related tradeshow, Taiwan International Water Week (TIWW), will return to the Taipei World Trade Centre (TWTC) Exhibition Hall 1, from 13-15 Oct 2022. The main theme […] The post Taiwan International Water Week 2022 to be held from 13-15 Oct first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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UKWIR’s speakers share thoughts on transforming the water sector

The UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR), a collaborative research platform for the UK and Ireland water sector, held their annual conference on 4 Oct 2022 in London, in collaboration with […] The post UKWIR’s speakers share thoughts on transforming the water sector first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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DuPont wins five 2022 R&D 100 Awards

DuPont has announced that it has been named winner of five 2022 R&D100 Awards in the mechanical/materials category. The R&D 100 Awards, sponsored by R&D World Magazine, recognises the 100 most […] The post DuPont wins five 2022 R&D 100 Awards first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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How are your headworks coping with a world of change?

By Mike Bambridge, managing director of CST Wastewater Solutions Efficient and easily maintained screening is the first and very critical stage in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, as water industry […] The post How are your headworks coping with a world of change? first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Emerson’s machine visualization solution differentiates OEM systems and improves user operations

PACSystems RXi HMI delivers visualisation for the digital age: intuitive graphics, smartphone-like usability, collaboration from anywhere and industrial ruggedness. Machine builders in any industrial application can now use Emerson’s PACSystems […] The post Emerson’s machine visualization solution differentiates OEM systems and improves user operations first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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SUEZ expands suite of advanced analytics solutions

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions has unveiled the latest additions to its robust suite of advanced analytics: IVAP* and CompRISE*. These data-driven analytics enable customers to optimise the operation of […] The post SUEZ expands suite of advanced analytics solutions first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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SMART advances in the detection and quantification of viral pathogens in wastewater

SMART’s new assay used in a wastewater surveillance study revealed that Omicron displaced Delta as the dominant variant in an Italian population within just 3 weeks. Researchers from the Antimicrobial […] The post SMART advances in the detection and quantification of viral pathogens in wastewater first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Syrinix adds east and west coast distributors

Partners target wastewater monitoring to protect critical ecosystems Syrinix, a provider of water and wastewater monitoring solutions, added two new distributors: Environmental MD (EMD) and Whitney Equipment Company, Inc. (WECI). […] The post Syrinix adds east and west coast distributors first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Singapore Polytechnic, Grundfos, and other partners, participate in sustainability conference

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has announced the set-up of its latest research centre — the Environmental Sustainability & Energy Efficiency Centre (ESEE) — at the “Values-Based Green Transition – For Singapore […] The post Singapore Polytechnic, Grundfos, and other partners, participate in sustainability conference first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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PUB establishes green financing framework to advance sustainable development and climate action

Proceeds from green bonds issued will finance projects to strengthen Singapore’s water security and sustainability PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has established a Green Financing Framework to fund planned and […] The post PUB establishes green financing framework to advance sustainable development and climate action first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Tips when selecting an ideal chopper pump

When it is time for a new pump change, operators need to determine exactly which chopper pump model and specifications will best fit their needs. From operating conditions to lifetime […] The post Tips when selecting an ideal chopper pump first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Energy efficiency takes spotlight at Danfoss webinar

Supporting desalination in a sustainable and energy-efficient manner. The world is faced with greater water shortages due to overexploitation, water pollution and more extreme weather patterns as a result of […] The post Energy efficiency takes spotlight at Danfoss webinar first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Researchers discover adsorbent material that filters toxic chromium and arsenic from water supplies

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are tackling a global water challenge with a material designed to target not one, but two toxic, heavy metal […] The post Researchers discover adsorbent material that filters toxic chromium and arsenic from water supplies first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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An endless loop to securing tomorrow’s water

Water is vital for all life and the environment. Speaking with Water & Wastewater Asia, Vincent Caillaud, CEO of Veolia Water Technologies, shares more about closing the water recycling loop […] The post An endless loop to securing tomorrow’s water first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Flowfinity launches new IoT sensor integration capabilities for situational awareness

Flowfinity, a platform for business process automation, has announced new capabilities to help utilities and enterprises with complex physical assets achieve situational awareness to avoid unexpected downtime or major service […] The post Flowfinity launches new IoT sensor integration capabilities for situational awareness first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Duperon Corporation Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Wastewater solutions provider takes the first step on quality management. Duperon, a screening and solids handling equipment manufacturer, has been awarded International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification for its systems […] The post Duperon Corporation Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Olea Edge Analytics announces water monitoring trial programme for drought-stricken Texas municipalities

Olea Edge Analytics, an edge computing platform for the water utility industry, has offered a risk-free 90-day trial of its solution to cities and counties affected by Texas Governor Greg […] The post Olea Edge Analytics announces water monitoring trial programme for drought-stricken Texas municipalities first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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C40 Cities: Climate-related flooding and drought to cost world’s major cities US$194B annually

A C40 Cities study finds that without urgent action, millions more people around the glove will face grave risks from river flooding, along with more frequent and severe drought by […] The post C40 Cities: Climate-related flooding and drought to cost world’s major cities US$194B annually first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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WaterIQ appoints Jordan Meissner to lead newly established lake and pond division

WaterIQ Technologies, which creates ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, has appointed Jordan Meissner as vice-president of the WaterIQ lake and pond division. […] The post WaterIQ appoints Jordan Meissner to lead newly established lake and pond division first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Building a sustainable smart city

In the face of the greatest challenge of our time – climate change – cities of the future not only have to be smart but also sustainable, as Water & […] The post Building a sustainable smart city first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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British Water appoints Mark Fletcher as chair

Mark Fletcher, global water leader at Arup and an Arup Fellow, has been announced as new chair of British Water. The appointment was announced at the trade association’s annual general meeting on 28 […] The post British Water appoints Mark Fletcher as chair first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Spring Accelerator promotes net zero water challenges

Emission-cutting innovations from three global technology players have been accelerated through the UK water sector with the collaborative platform, Spring.  Technologies from Siemens, Xylem and Cobalt Water Global have also been mobilised […] The post Spring Accelerator promotes net zero water challenges first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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World’s largest ceramic membrane-based water treatment works in development using PWNT innovations

The United Kingdom’s South Staffs Water, a regulated clean-water company serving 1.3m people and 35,000 businesses, is upgrading its Hampton Loade water treatment works using PWNT’s CeraMac technologies. Once completed […] The post World’s largest ceramic membrane-based water treatment works in development using PWNT innovations first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Veolia marks 20 years of purified water technology with Orion

Veolia Water Technologies, a solutions provider for both water and wastewater treatment, has celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Orion, a multi-technology purified water production system for the pharmaceutical and […] The post Veolia marks 20 years of purified water technology with Orion first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Megaprojects: Conquering data logistics through project controls technology

Bridging stakeholders and businesses with data-driven insights to meet future demands. BY PAULA PERRIN Infrastructure projects continue to gain in importance. They are also gaining in size, thus the term […] The post Megaprojects: Conquering data logistics through project controls technology first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Veolia launches a programme to boost wastewater reuse in France

As severe droughts become increasingly common and acute in all parts of France, Veolia is committed to protecting water resources through the widespread adoption of industrial ecology solutions. The group […] The post Veolia launches a programme to boost wastewater reuse in France first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Centrisys/CNP expands team with hiring of Jeffrey Kin and Steve Corless

The addition of Kin and Corless represents company growth initiatives in key departments to meet the increasing demand for Centrisys/CNP decanter centrifuge manufacturing and advanced biosolids treatment solutions. Centrisys/CNP, a […] The post Centrisys/CNP expands team with hiring of Jeffrey Kin and Steve Corless first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Anaergia brings resource recovery solutions to new wastewater treatment plant in California

Anaergia has announced that its solutions that turn waste into renewable energy have been integrated in a new wastewater treatment plant in Highland, California. The new facility, owned and operated […] The post Anaergia brings resource recovery solutions to new wastewater treatment plant in California first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Event-triggered pipeline leak detection systems

An R&D collaboration between Teredo Analytics and PUB’s water supply network department. BY WONG LIANG JIE AND DR RAJAT MISHRA Teredo Analytics is a deep tech start-up incorporated under the […] The post Event-triggered pipeline leak detection systems first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Water sector needs to attract young talent, says industry player

One of the UK water sector’s team players has called on the industry to find new ways to attract young talent in order to tackle urgent social and environmental challenges. […] The post Water sector needs to attract young talent, says industry player first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Singapore Sustainability Scholarship 2022 awarded to 16 individuals

A total of 16 candidates received the Singapore Sustainability Scholarship (SSS) from the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Grace Fu, at a scholarship award ceremony on 25 Jul 2022. […] The post Singapore Sustainability Scholarship 2022 awarded to 16 individuals first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Meteor Communications installs water quality monitor in the Serpentine

Looking to find ways to keep improving water quality, the managers of the Royal Parks have installed a continuous water quality monitor; an ESNET (Environmental Sensor NETwork) system from the […] The post Meteor Communications installs water quality monitor in the Serpentine first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Tsurumi Avant – “An eye for the future”

Operating with a new brand name under the Tsurumi umbrella, Tsurumi Avant offers a new portfolio consisting of submersible pumps and wastewater treatment equipment. Bobby Ng, general manager for Tsurumi […] The post Tsurumi Avant – “An eye for the future” first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Platinum can act as a catalyst for wastewater treatment

Making wastewater potable has a unique set of challenges, one of which is removing persistent chemicals and byproducts. Aldehydes, a byproduct of wastewater treatment, are toxic to humans. Removing aldehydes […] The post Platinum can act as a catalyst for wastewater treatment first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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A cleaner waterway for generations to come

Micropollutants exist in ground and surface water and have been a growing concern as they impact the quality of water that we consume as well as the larger aquatic habitat […] The post A cleaner waterway for generations to come first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Clean TeQ receives order for Townsville recycled water treatment facility

Clean TeQ Water has announced it has received and accepted an order from the company’s local civil partner for delivery of a 15 megalitre per day recycled water treatment facility […] The post Clean TeQ receives order for Townsville recycled water treatment facility first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Manila Water builds water treatment plant at Laguna Lake to serve more Rizal towns

In order to provide quality water service to the underserved areas in the east Zone, Manila Water is participating in the building of the East Bay water treatment plant (WTP) […] The post Manila Water builds water treatment plant at Laguna Lake to serve more Rizal towns first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Empowering today’s waterworks for a more sustainable tomorrow

Water is at the core of sustainable development and utilities worldwide have been innovating to ensure a sustainable water supply is still available for future consumption. Clément Pierart, COO for […] The post Empowering today’s waterworks for a more sustainable tomorrow first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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Metito award Serbia’s first public-private-partnership water treatment project

The contract for the realisation of the water treatment project in Zrenjanin was signed between Metito, the city of Zrenjanin and Serbia’s Public Water Company. The signing of the first […] The post Metito award Serbia’s first public-private-partnership water treatment project first appeared on Water & Wastewater Asia.

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