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Sep 13, 2021
FLEXIM showcases new explosion-proof flowmeter for liquids, gases and steam
Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2021
Pipelines
Singapore’s National Water Agency PUB has received S$51 million (€32 million) from the National Research Foundation to develop innovative and high-impact solutions to meet national water needs over the next five years. With the country’s water demand expected to almost double by 2060, continuous research and development (R&D) is required to spur innovative solutions... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 10, 2021
Pipelines
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that new water connections have doubled between 2016 and last year. The number of new water connections increased to 67,768 in 2020 compared to 31,108 in 2016 - an increase of around 118%. The total number of water connections increased from 666,006 in 2016 to 911,509 by the end of May this year - an increase... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 9, 2021
Pumps
Voith has acquired a majority share in the Croatian small hydro company Sintaksa. The company specialises in products and services for electromechanical and automation systems. The agreement took place in Zagreb, Croatia. Sintaksa is a technology company with a strong focus on small hydro, providing products and services in the field of electromechanical and automation... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
The Environment Agency in the UK has told water companies they can temporarily reduce the amount of chemicals used for waste water treatment. The decision comes in response to problems in the chemical supply chain caused by the lorry driver shortage that has hit other sectors like the food supply chain. Water UK said there was no shortage of chemicals, but just distribution... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
London’s Victorian water network is set to receive a major overhaul to increase water resilience thanks to a £300 million (€349 million) contribution from Thames Water’s owners. It will improve service by accelerating work to reduce leaks and bursts - increasing the resilience of the capital’s pipe network to the impacts of climate change and helping secure water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 2, 2021
Pipelines
Work on a new 500km pipeline that will pump water from wetter parts of north Lincolnshire in the UK to drier parts in Suffolk and Essex has moved a step closer as new planning applications were submitted. Anglian Water formally submitted plans for the 70km section of the pipe from Bexwell, near Downham Market in west Norfolk, to Bury St Edmunds. The UK water company... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 31, 2021
Pumps
A project using natural flood management techniques to protect homes against flooding, while improving water quality is nearing completion. The project in Thornton, near Blackpool, UK, has brought together experts from United Utilities, the Wyre Rivers Trust, Wyre Council and McDermott Homes to deliver an innovative natural flood management project, which is creating... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 27, 2021
Other
Wessex Water in South West England has published a route-map to achieve net-zero operational carbon emissions by 2030, and its plans for full decarbonisation ahead of the UK's 2050 deadline. The operational net-zero plan will reduce the organisation’s annual emissions by 110,000 tonnes of CO2 and has three key strands: Emissions avoidance by further reducing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 26, 2021
Other
Thames Water is urging festival-goers to ‘flush smart’ this summer to prevent blockages. Sleeping bags, mobile phones, and inflatables are among the many unusual items dragged out of sewage systems by the water company. With the UK’s famous Reading Festival back this week, the water company urged revellers to think twice about what they put down the toilets.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 24, 2021
Pumps
Pump and mixer manufacturer Landia is hosting an Open Day at its premises in Shropshire, UK, appealing to slurry and wastewater companies. At the Open Day, Landia will give businesses a behind-the-scenes look at the pumping and mixing solutions it provides to the agricultural, biogas and wastewater sectors. Companies offering solutions for tanks, controls, separators,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 23, 2021
Other
A major sewage upgrade in Bicester, UK is well underway, despite a brief interruption by nesting birds. Bicester sewage works, which is undergoing a £9.3 million upgrade to ensure a resilient service for the rapidly-growing town, is well known for its bird sightings, and even has its own local ‘twitchers’ club, for bird-watching enthusiasts. Engineers at the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 20, 2021
Other
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction’s (Doosan) UK subsidiary, Doosan Enpure, has received a contract for a sewage treatment plant by Thames Water. Doosan has partnered with construction and engineering firm BAM Nuttall to form a consortium for the Guildford Sewage Treatment Works Relocation project, in which it will be participating as the main contractor.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 19, 2021
Pipelines
In the US, Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans totalling $168 million (€143 million) have been allocated for water system upgrades in Redwood City and Alameda County. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan joined Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) commission chair Alicia Aguirre, Oro Loma board president Rita... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 19, 2021
Other
Xylem is expanding its investment in youth innovation to empower the next generation to solve the world’s greatest water challenges. The company’s diverse programme, including over 60 events in 2021, builds on its 25-year sponsorship of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) with innovation competitions, in addition to community outreach initiatives and a global... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 18, 2021
Pipelines
A new competition is offering up to £4 million (€4.7 million) in research and development funding for innovative pilot projects that could see fibre broadband cables fed through the country’s water pipelines. Fibre in Water (FiW), a joint project led by the UK Government and the Geospatial Commission, will award funding from January 2022 to 31 March 2024. The pilots... [Read More]


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