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Jan 22, 2021
Ovarro completes acquisition of Datawatt
Water/Wastewater News
Jan 22, 2021
Pipelines
The biggest ever revamp of Carlisle’s water mains has moved into its final phase around the north of the city centre. The work, which started on January 4, is expected to last three months and will bring to a conclusion a huge five year £14 million (€15.7 million) scheme by United Utilities to clean and refurbish more than 30km of the city’s largest water pipes. This... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 4, 2021
Pipelines
Twelve rural Indiana communities will share more than $8 million (€6.5 million) in federal grants to improve their water systems. Lt Gov Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced the grants last week. “These grants are vital to Indiana’s economic success as these projects should improve the quality of life in these rural communities,”... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 24, 2020
Pipelines
Failure to properly dispose of food waste such as turkey grease could lead to blocked sewers and pipes, Northumbrian Water has warned. As families across the region prepare to cook Christmas dinner, they are often unaware of the potential problems that could be caused by the big wash leading to blocked pipes. Clearing up can often involve the disposal of large volumes... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 23, 2020
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an $85 million (€70 million) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the city of San Mateo, California, for a project to reduce sewer overflows. The announcement complements a separate WIFIA loan of $210 million (€172 million) announced in November 2020 for upgrades to the city’s wastewater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 17, 2020
Pipelines
Atos has signed an agreement to become a strategic partner with Scottish Water. The ServiceNow agreement will help to facilitate the transformation programme for Scotland’s leading water utility. An existing strategic supplier to Scottish Water and a global ServiceNow Elite partner, Atos delivers a wide-ranging portfolio of core infrastructure and customer-focused... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 16, 2020
Pipelines
The Malaysian state of Selangor is to build a pipeline to divert contaminated river water in a bid to overcome pollution. The construction of the pipeline will allow contaminated water to be diverted to other locations instead of directly entering the inlet of the water treatment plant (WTP). Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said: “In the RM200 million... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 14, 2020
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of $17.7 million (€14.6 million) in grant funding for technical assistance and training providers to support wastewater systems that are located in rural communities. EPA’s funding will improve public health and environmental protection by helping to ensure that drinking water in these communities... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 10, 2020
Pipelines
Boring machine lays the groundwork for new UK pipeline United Utilities’ 23 tonne boring machine ‘Sandy’ finally completed its 270 metre journey underneath the busy M65 motorway after 120 days and over 2,800 hours of work. The epic journey 16 metres underneath the busy UK motorway began on 27 July and using laser guiding and GPS location technology, Sandy’s support... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 7, 2020
Pipelines
Perma-Pipe International Holdings has announced its Egypt subsidiary has been awarded $6 million (€4.53 million) in contracts by the China State Construction Engineering Company (CSCEC). This is for the provision of thermally insulated pipe, field joints and a leak detection system for a district cooling network. This is for the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA)... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 7, 2020
Pipelines
More than 30 Rotork actuators have been installed on jet valves in order to provide critical air regulation control at a treatment plant. The Milano San Rocco Wastewater Treatment Plant represents one of the biggest examples of wastewater reuse for irrigation in the world where practically all the treated water can be reused for farm irrigation. It processes the wastewater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 3, 2020
Pipelines
Morecambe wastewater treatment works has won an award. The site has undergone some major improvements, which will reduce how often storm water spills from the sewers into the sea and in turn improve the bathing water quality in Morecambe Bay. Work carried out by United Utilities started three years ago on the £70 million (€77 million) project, which is expected... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 1, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water has published a summary report following the first phase of consultation on proposals to relocate the Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant. The public consultation took place between July and September and sought views and feedback from the local community and stakeholders on the three potential relocation sites. Over 5,000 people visited the digital... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2020
Pipelines
Reading’s water treatment works is set for a £10 million (€11.2 million) upgrade to help keep taps flowing as the town’s population grows and climate change brings more extreme weather. Thames Water’s Fobney site in the UK will benefit from upgraded filters and pumps, as well as advanced new technology to make it more efficient and resilient to stormy conditions.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 25, 2020
Valves
Thames Water has brought in optimisation experts Riventa to test the performance of 90 aeration system blowers across 10 of its sewage treatment works (STW). This is part of the water company’s commitment to continually improve its energy performance. From Beckton, the largest STW in Europe, where 26 blowers will undergo extensive monitoring, to the Blackbirds STW,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 23, 2020
Pipelines
A team of 180 specialist engineers have pulled off the biggest plumbing job in the north-west UK despite severe storms and the effects of the COVID pandemic. United Utilities connected four new 1.6 metre diameter pipes into the Haweswater Aqueduct, near Kendal, in under eight days. Connecting the new section meant shutting down the aqueduct for the shortest period possible... [Read More]


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