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Jul 14, 2020
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Water/Wastewater News
Jul 13, 2020
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – the trade organisation representing the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related equipment – has recently partnered with Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation. Make UK is the largest force backing UK manufacturing and has been helping the sector to compete, innovate and grow... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 9, 2020
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) - the organisation which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related equipment - held its first ‘virtual’ technical committee meeting. Conducted using Microsoft TEAMS, the meeting took place on 2 July, with 25 members registering to attend. Chaired by John Hollins, of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 8, 2020
Yorkshire Water will introduce a world first for wastewater treatment when it implements new technology that cuts greenhouse gases and recycles waste material. A partnership between Yorkshire Water and CCm Technologies will see a new ammonia and phosphorus recovery process at one of its wastewater treatment works. The pioneering technology will use carbon dioxide to... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 7, 2020
Southern Water has successfully secured £825 million (€912 million) in sustainable bonds in one of the biggest public market financing issues for the water sector. Earlier this year the company established an environmental, social and governance (ESG) framework which demonstrates a set of standards for a company's operations that socially conscious investors use to... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 6, 2020
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Indian utility company Chenab Valley Power Projects worth €50 million. The contract is to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Kiru run-of-river hydropower plant (624 MW) located on the Chenab River in Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir. The order comprises the supply, design,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 3, 2020
Pipelines
United Utilities has installed its biggest ever water pipelines. The four 1600mm line valves were delivered to the site and installed successfully - all following social distancing regulations. The pipes will be connected to the water company’s Haweswater Aqueduct which keeps the taps flowing for 2.5 million people in Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 2, 2020
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced the successful closing of its inaugural green bond offering of $1 billion (€889 million). The proceeds will fund green projects that help improve water accessibility, water affordability and water systems resilience. “Solving the world’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 1, 2020
Other
Two leading organisations in the water industry are collaborating on webinars to demonstrate global innovation taking place in the field of water resources management. In a first for the sector, British Water is partnering the International Water Association (IWA) through its UK governing member, the IWA UK committee, on the live presentations, which will reveal technological... [Read More]

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 29, 2020
Valmet will supply a complete plant for the production of district heat to Göteborg Energi in Gothenburg, Sweden. With the new hot water plant, fossil CO2 emissions will be reduced by 25,000 tons per year. The value of an order of this size is typically above €40 million. The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 26, 2020
Leading global water technology company Xylem Water Solutions has invested in a European Centre of Excellence (CoE) based at its UK facility in Axminster. The Axminster CoE will be the centre of Xylem’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) innovation, expanding the group’s current offering through customised “plug and play” solutions range. The Axminster CoE... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 25, 2020
Pumps
The polymetallic mine Minera Tizapa approached Weir Minerals after competitor pumps used for tailings dam duty experienced issues including severe wear. Furthermore, due to not being properly secured, the pumps in the Mexico State would often become lost in the dam. After several site visits, the Weir Minerals team suggested the installation of a Warman SHW submersible... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 25, 2020
Pumps
Leisure and tourism businesses with onsite wastewater treatment plants are being offered guidance to ensure equipment is powered back up safely, as lockdown restrictions ease and premises begin to reopen doors. Following the UK Government’s announcement that businesses including hotels, caravan parks and campsites can reopen from 4 July, packaged wastewater treatment... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 24, 2020
As the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates its 50th anniversary year, the agency has announced it has awarded $84 million (€74 million) to New Jersey to assist with water infrastructure projects. The funding will help with projects to provide safe drinking water to communities throughout the state. “EPA’s continued commitment to investing in our... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 23, 2020
Valmet will supply an automation system extension and solids measurements at a wastewater treatment plant in Finland. With modern wastewater treatment solutions, the Oulu Waterworks’ Taskila Oulu facility will be able to stabilise the sludge and treat it more efficiently and meet the environmental criteria also in the future. The order was included in Valmet’s orders... [Read More]


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