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May 17, 2022
196 AUMA PROFOX actuators for Dubai cooling plant
Water/Wastewater News
May 13, 2022
Pumps
The water environment around Weobley is set to receive a boost thanks to a £3.5 million (4.1 million) investment scheme by Welsh Water. The utility company is set to start work on a project which will see it upgrading the wastewater treatment works which it owns and operates in the area. The treatment works already treats the wastewater it receives from the surrounding... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 6, 2022
Evonik Catalysts has opened a new Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant at its facility in Dombivli, India. The new plant reduces the amount of fresh water required for production processes and turns material that was previously considered waste into saleable products. ZLD purifies and recycles wastewater at the end of an industrial process, leaving little to no effluent... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 6, 2022
Valves
Rotork has successfully worked with Jersey Water to replace obsolete actuators at two water treatment sites on the Channel Island. Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric actuators have given the water firm increased levels of reliability and efficiency of the flow control on their sites. Jersey Water was founded in the mid-19th century and now supplies up to 20 million litres... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 5, 2022
Pumps
Yorkshire Water will invest up to £13 million (€15.4 million) in its wastewater network and treatment works, upstream of the River Wharfe at Ilkley in the UK. The announcement comes as the UK’s first inland bathing water at Ilkley was rated ‘poor’ by the Environment Agency. Modelling has indicated during periods of dry weather the main contributors to background... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 4, 2022
Pipelines
South West Water has teamed up with data analysts ASTERRA to use satellites to help find water leaks underground to help reduce wastage across its network. This technology is the same as is used to search for water on other planets, such as Mars, and works by using microwave sensors onboard a satellite in space to take photos of the earth showing potential water leaks. As... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 3, 2022
Pipelines
The government of Morocco plans to build a new 7.8km water pipeline in Casablanca. This follows a contract signed with Société Nouvelle Travaux Maroc (SNTM) for the project. The launch of the drinking water project comes just one month after the commissioning of its first phase, which consisted of the construction of a connection pipe between the north of Casablanca... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 28, 2022
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water has been awarded over £6 million (€7.1 million) worth of funding for projects which will help to reduce leakage and enable innovation across the utilities sector. The funding has been granted to two separate projects; The National Leakage Research and Test Centre (NLRTC), which was awarded £5.3 million (€6.3 million), and Stream, which was awarded... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 14, 2022
Pipelines
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has found that smart ball leak detection has helped the authority in monitoring for water leakages in water transmission pipelines. The adoption is part of DEWA’s ongoing efforts to reduce water losses. The smart ball system consists of a small diameter sphere that is inserted into the water network where it travels... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 12, 2022
Pumps
The Prince of Wales in the UK visited Carlisle’s water treatment works to see how ultraviolet LEDs are making ripples in the field of low energy water treatment. Developed by Penrith firm Typhon, the technology is the only one of its kind capable of disinfecting drinking water supplies on a large scale. Tested and developed with water company United Utilities, the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 8, 2022
Pipelines
Fast broadband will run through water pipes in parts of South Yorkshire in the UK as part of a new trial. New proposals to accelerate the rollout of broadband without digging up roads would see fibre-optic cables deployed through 17 kilometres of live drinking water mains between Barnsley and Penistone in the government technology trial. Broadband companies could then... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 5, 2022
Other
British Water (BW) and the Water Industry Forum (WIF) have announced that the merger of the two organisations has been completed. The organisations said the merger would increase the range of services on offer, strengthen membership support, and enhance the opportunity for challenge-led thought leadership – elements that were only growing more essential in the current... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 5, 2022
Pumps
Xylem celebrated the milestone of producing its five millionth Flygt pump. A Flygt Concertor, a wastewater pumping system with integrated digital intelligence, was the five millionth pump to roll off the production line and will serve the UK-based water utility, Scottish Water. The Concertor, which delivers energy savings of up to 70% compared to a conventional pumping... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 1, 2022
Pumps
Flowserve Corp has entered into a non-exclusive partnership agreement with cleantech water solutions company Gradiant to help address challenging problems in water and wastewater treatment. The partnership brings together Flowserve’s flow control solutions and product expertise with Gradiant’s tailored water treatment technology. Flowserve provides engineered and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 1, 2022
Pumps
Sulzer is expanding its footprint in India with a new service centre. The company has opened the new state-of-the-art service centre in Vadodara, Gujarat. The facility will widen the availability of high-quality services for rotating equipment in India. Using cutting-edge machinery and advanced digital technologies, the centre will offer repairs, upgrades, retrofits... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 30, 2022
Pumps
Riventa has identified annual savings of almost £20,000 (€23,600) for a food processor’s cooling system after refurbishing five pumps. Sending chilled water from heat-exchangers, the pumps were all found to be showing significant signs of wear. With an average load of 45% (equivalent to 2.2 pumps running at any one time), the five pumps had even more demands placed... [Read More]


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