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Nov 30, 2021
Pump and valve bearings replaced at desalination plants
Water/Wastewater News
Oct 15, 2021
Valves
AUMA has supplied more than 150 electric actuators to Singapore’s new Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant (KMEDP). The plant was selected as desalination plant of the year at the Global Water Awards 2021. KMEDP is Singapore’s first large-scale, dual-mode desalination plant, designed to treat both seawater and rainwater. More frequent dry spells, and limited land... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 8, 2021
Valves
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is a step closer to replacing its industrial pump bearings with grease-free Thordon water lubricated bearing solutions following the installation of the Canadian company’s pioneering technology to desalination plants across the United Arab Emirates. In the first six months of this year, Ocean Power International (OPI), Thordon... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 6, 2021
Valves
Aberdeen-based technology specialist Interventek has been awarded a repeat order to supply additional open-water Revolution shear-and-seal valves. The seven-figure contract comes on the back of Interventek supplying an initial set of the advanced subsea shear-and-seal safety valves in 2020, comprising single and dual cavity variants for Trendsetter Engineering in Houston.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 14, 2021
Valves
UK-based Domin has developed a new range of state-of-the-art servo valves. Supported by metal additive manufacturing technology from global engineering company Renishaw the company has produced a high-performance servo valve. Domin, based in Bristol, was founded in 2012 and aims to disrupt the fluid power industry by improving the range of technology available and increasing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 24, 2021
Valves
T-T Flow supplied specialist water treatment valves to support work at a Yorkshire water treatment plant that needed an overhaul to maintain high performance. This has ensured the continued efficient supply of 50 million litres of potable water to the local area every year. Nestled close to Halifax, West Yorkshire in the UK, the water treatment facility provides drinking... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2021
Valves
The NeoFlow pressure regulating valve (PRV) allows water utilities to easily implement pressure management technology and benefit from a renewed water network. The compact polymer valve is nine times lighter in weight and uses 40% less installation time than a standard metal PRV. The axial flow technology makes NeoFlow more accurate in operation. The NeoFlow PRV,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2021
Valves
T-T Pumps has won a tender to work on one of the largest flood protection schemes undertaken in the UK. The £12 million (€14 million) project in Arbroath needed professional and efficient supply of essential components. The UK-based company was chosen based on its expertise, supply efficiency and its understanding of the valve technology that was needed for the work. One... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 23, 2021
Valves
The demands of the hydro and dam industries can take its toll on valves not up to the job of using the power of moving waters to generate electricity. Val-Matic has a number of quarter-turn and check valves that can meet these demanding conditions. Quarter-Turn valves such as QuadroSphere Ball Valves, Ener•G Ball Valves and American-BFV Butterfly Valves are available... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 17, 2021
Valves
Dubai International airport was hit by several days of unprecedented heavy rain fall that overwhelmed the airports storm water management system a year ago. Engineers have since been working to upgrade the storm water management system to reduce the likelihood of future disruption during heavy rainfall events. Cheshire-based T-T Flow secured the contract to supply... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 5, 2021
Valves
AY McDonald has acquired Val-Matic Valve Corporation. Val-Matic Valve, based in Elmhurst, Illinois, was founded in 1966 by Andrew Nuter and is a manufacturer of 14 valve product lines for the water and wastewater, industrial, commercial building construction and plumbing industries. The company has an additional manufacturing facility in Addison, Illinois. John Ballun,... [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 18, 2020
Valves
Control valve specialists Warren Controls has customised a three-way diverting control valve used in a critical absorption chiller application. The work at a marine air base in the southern California desert resulted in long service life, improved chiller performance and reduced downtime. In service for 16 years, the valve is now being returned to Warren Controls for... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 17, 2020
Valves
The planned refurbishment of an effluent treatment plant on the Atlantic coast was required whilst maintaining full operation. However, difficulties were realised at the planning stage, as three critical isolating valves had non-standard face to face dimensions and required to be resistance to the salt laden air. The first consideration was to replace the adjacent pipe... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 19, 2020
Valves
METRUS has been celebrating its golden anniversary this year. The company was founded by Lothar Seer in 1970 as LS-Mechanic and has produced more than 2,000 valve test benches, serving customers in over 80 countries. While working as an employee of Sempell, engineer Seer was in charge of developing test benches for the valve manufacturers’ production. Inspired by... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 15, 2020
Valves
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has opened a new application and innovation centre in Denmark. The centre, in Kolding, will reinforce the company’s technology leadership within hygienic fluid handling. Investing in the new 1,600sq m centre supports Alfa Laval’s strategic focus of accelerating product innovation... [Read More]


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