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Jun 22, 2021
Flow measurement devices integral to smart water metering systems
Water/Wastewater News
Jun 21, 2021
Pumps
Following an extensive trial at one of the largest waste processing plants in Europe, separators made by Borger are now playing a crucial role in improving the quality of the digestate used for land fertilisation in accordance with PAS 110 regulations. The facility, which generates up to 5.9 MW of electricity from over 100,000 tonnes of food waste per year, had been looking... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 21, 2021
Pipelines
A major new sewer pipeline is being delivered in Gloucestershire in an £8.5 million (€9.9 million) project by Thames Water to help tackle flooding. Using techniques like ‘micro-tunnelling’, the 3.8 km scheme involves the installation of 1,800 individual sections of pipe between Chesterton and Shorncote, and the construction of a new pumping station. With new... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 18, 2021
Pumps
The reputational and financial risks of the mismanagement of water and wastewater systems is the subject of a new report published today. The document, Process water and wastewater treatment in the food industry , points to the vast volumes of water used in food and beverage production and urges companies to do more to offset risk. The food and beverage industry uses... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 17, 2021
Pipelines
A $2.4 million (€2 million) upgrade to one of Hobart’s major water distribution pipelines has started in Australia. The project will replace a section of the Claremont Trunk water pipeline that runs along the Brooker Highway in Berriedale and provides water from the West Derwent System to the Tolosa Reservoirs. Capital Delivery Office (CDO) delivery manager Chris... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 16, 2021
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s £2 million (€2.3 million) investment to upgrade the water network in the Fairwater, Danescourt and Radyr communities of Cardiff has now been completed. The work formed part of a £159 million (€185 million) investment to deliver improvements on the quality of drinking water for its customers across the country. The work involved cleaning... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 15, 2021
Pipelines
Work is due to start next month on a £1.3 million (€1.5 million) sewer upgrade in part of Darlington, as Northumbrian Water embarks on a project to protect the environment. The company has set July 5 as the date to start work on replacing an existing pipe with innovative trenchless technology being utilised. This involves digging two pits at either side of the road... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 15, 2021
Pumps
Rotork IQ and IQT actuators have been ordered for several water treatment plants in New Zealand. The Matamata Piako District Council, of New Zealand’s North Island, has chosen to upgrade multiple sites from pneumatic to electric actuators. The flow control of three large water treatment sites in Morrinsville, Matamata and Te Aroha, as well as smaller sites in Te Poi,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 14, 2021
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has welcomed yet another two companies into membership. The latest company signing up is Manchester-based, CEMB Hofmann UK. This ISO9001:2015 accredited balancing technology specialist manufactures a wide range of dynamic balancing machines. As well as supplying new machinery, the company can also carry out balancing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 14, 2021
Pumps
Battersea Power Station is a beacon along London’s skyline, famous for supplying over 20% of all London’s electricity in the past – and as the iconic image on Pink Floyd’s Animals. Today, Battersea Shaft Pumping Station serves the Thames Water Ring Main – a critical component in London’s water infrastructure. The Thames Water Ring Main, formerly known as... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 10, 2021
Other
Wessex Water trucks powered by sewage and food waste are hitting the roads in the UK this summer to help slash greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality. Each truck converted from diesel to biomethane achieves a carbon saving that’s equivalent to removing more than 100 cars from the roads. Following in the footsteps of the famous Bristol ‘poo bus’, which... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 10, 2021
Pipelines
One of the country’s largest hospitality management companies has been ordered to pay more than £90,000 (€104,000) after allowing huge amounts of fat, oil and grease (FOG) to get into the Thames Water sewer network. Mitchells & Butlers Leisure Retail was accused of failing to prevent FOG entering the sewers in Kidlington, UK, in 2017. The company pleaded guilty... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 9, 2021
Pipelines
A new UK partnership that is bringing significant improvements to leak detection rates globally has been recognised by the water industry. Technology specialist Ovarro and UK utility Anglian Water Services collaborated on the development of remote leak detection device Enigma3hyQ and cloud-based analytics platform PrimeWeb. Between April 2018 and January 2021, the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 7, 2021
Pumps
Battersea Power Station is a beacon along London’s skyline, famous for supplying over 20% of all London’s electricity in the past – and as the iconic image on Pink Floyd’s Animals. Today, Battersea Shaft Pumping Station serves the Thames Water Ring Main – a critical component in London’s water infrastructure. The Thames Water Ring Main, formerly known as... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 7, 2021
Pipelines
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s £8 million (€9.3 million) investment to upgrade the wastewater system in Norton and Presteigne is making progress and is on track to be completed next year. The work being carried out will help improve the quality of the water which is release to the environment. This in turn will boost water quality in the Norton Brook and River Lugg to ensure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 4, 2021
Pumps
The Autoprime pump sets from Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) have proved successful in dewatering, flood-control or wastewater management operations. This high-capacity, mobile flood-control and inland water-management unit is used for dewatering the flood-affected areas in India and abroad during the monsoon season. Water logging in cities, towns and many other areas... [Read More]


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