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Aug 12, 2019
US Department of Agriculture invests $135 million in water, wastewater infrastructure
Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2019
Pipelines
Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, will supply EVX Midstream Partners with high-temperature polyethylene pipe to transport produced wastewater in the Eagle Ford Basin in Texas to multiple saltwater disposal (SWD) facilities. EVX Midstream intends to expand the pipeline to over 300 miles, making it the largest SWD pipeline network carrying... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2019
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule to implement Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which seeks to increase the transparency and efficiency of the certification process and promote timely review of infrastructure projects. Announced by EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler at the Council of Manufacturing Associations Summer Leadership... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
Hundreds of Rotork’s electric actuators will be used to control the flow of hydrogen gas at a fuel cell power plant located in South Korea. Over 90 CVL linear electric actuators, as well as 184 EnMax quarter-turn electric actuators will be installed on Doosan Fuel Cell’s project at Hanhwa Total’s fuel cell plant in Daesan, South Korea. The actuators will be used... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 9, 2019
Pumps
The UK distributor for Swiss pump manufacturer Hidrostal has supplied pumps to a dairy farm in Devon for its onsite anaerobic digestion (AD) plant. Located near Plymouth Langage Farm was extended into a creamery in 1980 and then developed to include an AD plant in 2011. The farm is reportedly the first dairy company in the UK to have a farm, manufacturing unit and anaerobic... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
PJ Valves (PJV), a supplier of valves to the energy industry, has won three significant floating production and offloading (FPSO) valve contracts for projects located in Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria. Under the Brazilian contract, PJV will manufacture and supply to a project in the Santos Basin, delivering a range of globe and check valves made from carbon stainless steel,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 8, 2019
Pipelines
Canada-based Inter Pipeline has received commercial support for the construction of a $100 million (€89 million) pipeline connection between its Bow River and Central Alberta pipeline systems. The Viking Connector pipeline will connect various grades of light crude oil from the Viking and Mannville formations in east-central Alberta to the Edmonton market hub. "The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 8, 2019
Pumps
Water management company Veolia has fulfilled a water services contract to help Dwr Cymru Welsh Water to manage and optimise process control, improve sustainability and deliver savings of over £440,000 (€392,550) across two water treatment works in Wales. The three-year contract provides a range of clean water management services, supported by optimisation techniques,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pipelines
Aegion Corporation’s subsidiary Insituform Technologies has been awarded a wastewater pipeline rehabilitation contract worth $5.7 million (€5.09 million). The contract was awarded by the Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board (WWSSB) in Montgomery, Alabama. Insituform has worked with WWSSB for over 25 years on a number of major projects, and has been involved... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pumps
Delta T Systems has announced its Eco Series temperature control unit (TCU), which uses a new pump design that creates 50-100% increased flow at the same pressure point on the pump curve compared to other designs. The new pump’s reduced energy consumption means the Eco Series is compliant with the US Department of Energy’s 2020 Conservation Standards, which will... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pipelines
Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell will provide engineering design services for rehabilitation of a section of the Allen-McColloch pipeline in California. The contract, which was awarded by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) is for rehabilitation of the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) section of... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 6, 2019
Pipelines
The Balticconnector project’s offshore pipeline, which connects Inkoo in Finland to Paldiski in Estonia, has been completed on schedule. Of the five project worksites, the offshore pipeline is the first to be finished. The bidirectional offshore pipeline is approximately 77km long and will run from Inkoo to Paldiski, located around 50km west of Tallinn. During... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 6, 2019
Pumps
The pumping of water from a reservoir to stop the Whaley Bridge dam in Derbyshire from bursting is set to continue, according to reports from the BBC. On 5 August, the Toddbrook Reservoir located above Whaley Bridge dam was 46% full, but needs to drop to 25% before those evacuated from their homes are allowed to return. Residents of Whaley Bridge have spent a total... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 5, 2019
Pipelines
Utility provider Thames Water has announced plans to remove most of the remaining lead pipes from primary school and nurseries in London, UK after a record replacement year. Over the summer holidays, Thames Water plans to complete work in 206 schools. By 2025 the company will have covered its entire region as part of a long-term goal to eliminate the risk of lead from... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2019
Pipelines
Energy major Total has announced the sale of its 30% interest in Société des Transports Pétroliers par Pipelines (Trapil) to crude oil storage operator Pisto for €260 million. Trapil was created by the French Government in 1950 to build and operate a pipeline to transport refined petroleum products between the Basse-Seine region and Paris. The pipeline network... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 2, 2019
Pipelines
A natural gas pipeline in Enbridge’s Texas Eastern pipeline network near Danville, Kentucky, exploded on 1 August, killing one person and injuring a further five. In a statement released by Enbridge, which is responding to the incident, president and CEO Al Monaco said: “We are deeply saddened that this incident has resulted in a fatality. I want to express our... [Read More]


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