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Water/Wastewater News
Jun 30, 2020
Pipelines
Southern Water has started the world’s first mass roll out of a ground-breaking new ‘Internet of Things’ leak detection system in Southampton. The devices are a crucial tool to support both long and short-term challenges. Water use has soared by as much as 20% in lockdown and hot weather is further driving demand making it a challenge for water to be treated and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 18, 2020
Pumps
Rotork has been awarded a new framework agreement for the supply of its products and services to Anglian Water. The UK water company supplies water and water recycling services to more than six million customers in the east of England and Hartlepool. The Anglian region stretches from the Humber estuary, north of Grimsby, to the Thames estuary, and from Buckinghamshire... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 16, 2020
Pumps
A 1960s-built sewage treatment works in the UK has been given a £3.6 million (€4 million) upgrade by Thames Water to protect the environment and serve a growing population. Faringdon sewage works, in Oxfordshire, is responsible for treating the wastewater of around 8,000 households and businesses in Faringdon and the Coxwells. Upgrades include two huge new sewage... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 12, 2020
Pumps
The city of Douglas in Arizona celebrated upgrades and increased treatment capacity at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The expansion of the WWTP is part of a larger project that includes the extension of new wastewater collection infrastructure to provide first-time service to households. The WWTP upgrades were partially funded with a US$7.6-million (€6.7 million)... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 12, 2020
Pipelines
SES Water and Vodafone have signed a 10-year deal to revolutionise how water leaks are detected and prevented. The UK based water firm will use Vodafone’s Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology to create an intelligent water distribution network that aims to cut leakage by 15% over the next five years and pave the way for more than halving it by 2045. In... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 11, 2020
Pipelines
Centrisys Corporation will supply five decanter centrifuges and one spare rotating assembly unit to support an upgrade and expansion at a California plant. The leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems, announced it had won an order from Inland Empire Utilities to support a planned upgrade and expansion of its regional... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 10, 2020
Pumps
Anglian Water has announced who will form its new Strategic Pipeline Alliance after a competitive procurement process. The water company will join forces with construction and engineering giants Costain, Farrans, Jacobs and Mott MacDonald Bentley as part of a contract worth over £350 million (€392 million), to complete one of the largest strategic water infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 8, 2020
Pipelines
Companies facing system downtime can drastically reduce pipe and valve repair and maintenance costs with Accu-Freeze. The system is available from the Pipestopper Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT. Georgia Gascoyne, CEO of HFT, said: “Pipe freezing is a simple and efficient way of sealing a pipe or system while pipe repairs or general pipework maintenance... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 5, 2020
Pipelines
Thames Water is installing resilient new water pipes to protect a busy London borough’s water supply for future generations. The project will be part of a collaborative effort with gas company Cadent, which will be replacing gas mains in the area, and Transport for London and Hackney Council, which will carry out essential maintenance works. All three works taking... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 3, 2020
Pumps
Yorkshire Water has awarded technical services contracts with a combined value of £51.4 million (€57 million). The contracts with the UK water company will focus on base maintenance functions and business funded projects for the installation of new systems to allow delivery of Yorkshire Water’s AMP7 business plan and its clean water network repair and maintenance... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 1, 2020
Pumps
Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) has provided a wastewater treatment plan for Welsh Water at its visitor centre while a new plant is built. The original wastewater treatment works would not have been capable of treating the increased amount of wastewater produced when the refurbished visitor centre in the Llys y Frȃn Country Park Reservoir is completed. Young Bros... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 28, 2020
Pipelines
Single ended inflatable dams are readily available in a variety of shapes and sizes for a range of applications including sealing, blocking, pressure testing and isolation. Pipe stopping equipment from the Pipestoppers Division from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT gives the user the opportunity to isolate a section of pipeline to carry out repair and maintenance work.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 28, 2020
Valves
Yorkshire Water has announced Ward and Burke as its main partner for the new Withernsea wastewater treatment works. The UK partnership is part of a £26 million (€29 million) scheme to move the existing works further inland due to coastal erosion, which has reduced the distance to the sea from 168m in 1991 to just 40m. The new wastewater treatment works will be... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 26, 2020
Valves
Residents in the Smolyan region in southern Bulgaria will benefit from access to improved water and wastewater services thanks to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) investment combined with EU funds. The EBRD is providing a loan of up to €5.8 million to the Smolyan Water Supply and Sanitation Company. The financing comprises €3.1 million from... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 12, 2020
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $16 million (€14.7 million) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to sewer repairs and water main replacement projects. This WIFIA loan will help the City of Cortland, New York, to protect public health and the environment by providing safe drinking water and dependable wastewater services.... [Read More]


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