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Apr 6, 2021
Pipe upgrade work to improve water supplies
Water/Wastewater News
Apr 1, 2021
Pipelines
A new undersea pipeline to transfer water from Butterworth to Penang in Malaysia is now operational. Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBA) said this latest and third twin-submarine pipeline will supply 315 million litres a day (MLD) from the Sungai Dua water treatment plant on the mainland, which draws raw water from Sungai Muda. The pipeline runs 3.2km from the mainland... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 1, 2021
Pipelines
MWH Treatment and partner Galliford Try have successfully secured a six-year contract extension on Scottish Water’s non-infrastructure framework for the Strategic Review 2021-27 (SR21) investment programme. MWHT, a solution provider operating across the UK water industry, will be working in the joint venture to deliver a £700 million (€821 million) water and wastewater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 31, 2021
Pumps
Singapore's national water agency has appointed the China State Construction Engineering Corporation to construct the industrial liquids modules for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant. This will treat industrial used water channelled to Tuas WRP via the deep sewer tunnels. The contract, which is valued at S$237.6 million (€150 million), includes the civil, structural... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 31, 2021
Pipelines
Anglian Water engineers have completed work on a £9 million (€10.5 million) scheme that will maintain water supplies to 3,000 homes while protecting the precious environment of Catfield Fen. Previously, the public water supply for Ludham, Norfolk, came from a borehole near the town. However, to help protect the surrounding environment, which is a renowned Site... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 30, 2021
Pumps
Water treatment specialist Siltbuster has launched an integrated chemical dosing system (iCDS) to sit alongside its range of treatment solutions. The new product, developed and manufactured in the UK, has been designed for sites which require a compact solution, but offers many of the benefits associated with its larger containerised dosing systems. The new chemical... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 29, 2021
Pipelines
Veolia Water Technologies Italia has been awarded a contract by Italian leader in rice production Riso Scotti to engineer a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) for its factory in Milan. Biogas produced during the treatment process will be reused within a circular and integrated production cycle. In line with Riso Scotti’s Environmental Sustainability Programme,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 29, 2021
Pipelines
Thames Water engineers have cleared record lengths of sewer spanning further than the distance between John O’Groats and Land’s End to help protect customers and the environment from flooding. A total of 1,500km of underground pipes in the UK have been swept since April last year using a range of techniques, from hi-tech camera technology as part of the company’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 26, 2021
Pipelines
South East Water is investing £400,000 (467,000) in upgrading Marden’s drinking water network, improving water pressure in the area for decades to come. The water company will begin laying a new one kilometre long pipeline from 13 April. The project is expected to take 18 weeks to complete. Matthew Cooper, project manager for South East Water, said: “This new water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 26, 2021
Pumps
Malaysia is the latest country to take up the opportunity to introduce UK-based Riventa’s energy-saving technology that identifies areas to enhance performance and prolong the lifetime of assets such as pumps and blowers. Wasser Dynamic, who are based in Kembangan, just south of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, specialise in M&E works for water treatment, waste... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 25, 2021
Pipelines
A new £40 million (€46 million) competition to encourage innovation for water and wastewater services is calling on energy innovators to collaborate with water companies to drive wide scale transformational change. The Water Breakthrough Challenge is funded through Ofwat’s £200 million (€232 million) Innovation Fund, as part of the regulator’s goal to create... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 24, 2021
Pumps
Pump manufacturer Kirloskar Brothers Ltd is supplying Vertical Turbine (VT) pumps for the Mettur Surplus Water Scheme in India. The surplus water scheme is expected to fill water bodies in dry parts of the Salem district, facilitating better use of water for agriculture and drinking. The scheme is expected to bring around 4,238 acres of agricultural land under irrigation.... [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 23, 2021
Pumps
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion (€2.3 billion) for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist states and territories with infrastructure projects that help provide safe drinking water and protect surface waters in communities. Additionally, EPA is announcing a new $12 million (€10 million) grant programme to help... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 18, 2021
Pipelines
Machine-learning technology trialled on part of Wessex Water’s sewerage network has identified early forming sewer blockages in real-time with a 92% accuracy rate. This has also enabled an operational shift to condition-based maintenance approach, said Brian Moloney, the managing director of StormHarvester. The potential of artificial technology (AI) to transform sewer... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 17, 2021
Pipelines
Severn Trent has chosen Sutton Park in the UK as the latest site for the roll out of its sewer sensors, which will help to prevent blockages caused by cooking fat and other unflushable items. A total of 150 units will be installed over the next few weeks. The battery-powered devices use a hanging sensor to detect rising water levels in the sewer and can communicate... [Read More]


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