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Dec 12, 2019
Yorkshire Water awards £650 million in funding for infrastructure projects
Water/Wastewater News
Dec 12, 2019
Pumps
British pump manufacturer Atlantic Pumps, part of the Intrax Global Group, has achieved ISO 9001 accreditation. The ISO standard is the internationally recognised quality management system standard issued to companies that can demonstrate a continual ability to provide strong levels of service and products that meet customer and regulatory requirements. “We are... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 11, 2019
Pipelines
As communities around the world face increasingly severe environmental conditions that can threaten critical pipelines, Sanexen Water has launched a product that could protect them from extreme seismic and flooding events. The company’s Aqua-Pipe technology has been proven to maintain its integrity and does not rupture during rigorous simulated in-ground earthquake... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 11, 2019
Pumps
Slurry pumps manufacturer GIW Industries has launched the GIW TBC-92 slurry pump for operations in oil sands. Named for its 92-inch impeller, the pump is the largest and heaviest slurry pump available in the mining industry. GIW now has pumps in service at all operating Canadian oil sands hydrotransport applications. The TBC-92 is designed to tackle heavy-duty slurry... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 11, 2019
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) has recently signed a reciprocal membership agreement with the UK’s Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). Headquartered in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, the HHIC is the industry voice for the UK domestic heating and hot water industry. It operates 16 working groups covering the full spectrum of technical and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 10, 2019
Other
A new report from Energy & Utility Skills and Balfour Beatty has called on the water industry to protect the sustainability of its supply chain and workforce. The whitepaper, titled ‘Two Sides of a Coin’, highlights the vital role of the supply chain in delivering for customers, as well as the risks of failing to address current issues with the procurement process,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 4, 2019
Pumps
Pumps of all shapes and sizes can be looked upon as the beating hearts of the UK wastewater treatment process, especially when recurring storm events lead to increased volumes of rag and debris entering the system. This is when specific solids handling capabilities become ever more critical. So get the right pump in the right place at the right time and the expense... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 4, 2019
Other
Swiss water leak detection solutions company Gutermann has released Zonescan NB-IoT, the world’s first water leak detecting noise logger based on Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) to permanently monitor water distribution mains. To date, successful pilot projects using the Zonescan NB-IoT have been carried out in France, the UK and Australia. The projects reduced... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 28, 2019
Pumps
Wilo subsidiary Wilo USA has acquired the assets of US manufacturer J-Line Pump, doing business as American-Marsh Pumps. Headquartered in Collierville in the US state of Tennessee, American-Marsh Pumps currently employs 55 people. “The acquisition of American-Marsh Pumps strengthens our strategic market position in the US, and expands the product portfolio for... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 26, 2019
Pipelines
US utility New Jersey American Water will replace almost 23,000ft of ageing water mains throughout Monmouth County in the US state of New Jersey, at an estimated cost of $6.8 million (€6.17 million). The project additionally includes the replacement of 23 fire hydrants and up to 250 utility-owned services lines along the pipeline routes. The company will upgrade the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 18, 2019
Pumps
Operational staff from the UK’s Environment Agency (EA), assisted by the military and emergency services, are working 24/7 to reduce the water levels in flood-hit communities in South Yorkshire, following heavy rainfall. A total of 38 pumps have been installed across South Yorkshire, including at eight locations in the Fishlake area, moving 50 million litres of water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 15, 2019
Pipelines
Irish Water has received the go-ahead for its Greater Dublin Drainage (GDD) project in North Dublin, in the form of planning permission from An Bord Pleanála. Anticipated population growth and increased commercial activity means that the volume of wastewater generated in the greater Dublin area will increase by more than 50% in the next 30 years. The provision of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 8, 2019
Valves
Specialty valve engineering and manufacturing company Hunt Valve has completed its acquisition of Arizona, US-based Pima Valve. Located in Chandler, Arizona, Pima Valve supplies server-duty bronze marine valves, in addition to a variety of special bronze and alloy steel products that meet specific performance requirements for US, Canadian and NATO-friendly Navy ships... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 6, 2019
Pumps
Weir Minerals has recently showcased the operation of its GEHO positive displacement pumps at SIMEC Mining’s iron ore site in Whyalla, South Australia. SIMEC Mining, which produces iron ore concentrate for the Whyalla steelworks, has been using GEHO positive displacement pumps to pump slurry over a distance of 67km from the plant to Whyalla, where it is then dewatered... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 5, 2019
Pipelines
Private equity investment firm Golden Gate Capital has completed the sale of Hillstone Environmental Partners to NGL Energy Partners, for approximately $600 million (€539 million). Hillstone, which provides water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions to the oil and gas industry, was created by Golden Gate Capital in 2015 as a de novo investment, in partnership... [Read More]


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