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Mar 27, 2024
New funding boosts water infrastructure upgrade plans
Water/Wastewater News
Mar 26, 2024
Pipelines
Ecolab is proactively addressing the global water crisis to advance sustainable solutions in line with the goals of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Nalco Water, Ecolab’s water brand, has just opened a new wastewater treatment plant in Shell Jurong Island, Singapore. Commencing operations earlier this year, this facility is designed to handle variable bio-treater wastewater.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 25, 2024
Pipelines
Cornwall’s ongoing issue with a lack of facilities able to treat septic waste could be replicated in other parts of the UK, according to one leading equipment manufacturer. With South West Water turning septage tankers away from its treatment works during what have now become prolonged periods of heavy rainfall, some residents have been unable to flush their toilets... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 19, 2024
Pipelines
A project which could significantly reduce the amount of greenhouse gas produced during the treatment of wastewater is being pioneered by the University of South Wales (USW). The project, named OXYHYWATER is in partnership with Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) and could lead to major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. OXYHYWATER is a novel form of wastewater treatment being... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 19, 2024
Pipelines
Thames Water is set to upgrade two water treatment works in London so that the company continues to deliver a secure supply of high-quality drinking water for customers across the capital. During Price Review 19 (PR19), industry regulator Ofwat made a provision for Thames Water to investigate resilience risks and identify the required solutions to improve London’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 18, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $42.9 million (€39.3 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for New Mexico to implement drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€45 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 11, 2024
Pipelines
Canada’s Thordon Bearings is playing a vital role in providing water to arid regions, with the installation of axial shaft seals and filtration systems to the world’s largest irrigation project in India. The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) in Telangana, India, has been constructed in a region characterised by water scarcity, aiming to efficiently utilise... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 11, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $358 million (€327 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for Texas to implement drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€45 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 5, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $64.8 million (€60 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for Oklahoma to implement drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€46 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 4, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $53 million (€61 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for Arkansas to implement drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€46 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 1, 2024
Valves
Thordon Bearings pioneering polymer bearing technology is gaining traction in Vietnam’s hydropower market. This follows the performance success of its self-lubricating bearings retrofitted to five turbines at the Sơn La Hydropower plant. Thordon’s wicket gate and linkage bearings have been in continuous use for four years and were installed when the company was... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 29, 2024
Pipelines
Robbie Moore MP, UK government minister for water, has addressed the demand gap in resources during his keynote address at British Water’s International Reception, which took place in London on 19 February. He called for greater collaboration and innovation in finding solutions. “Growing demand for water and more intensive periods of drought are projected to create... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 28, 2024
Pipelines
United Utilities is starting work on a further three projects in Bolton in the UK to improve the water quality of four brooks in the area. The North West’s water company is spending £38 million (€44 million) to reduce the amount of times that storm overflows operate in heavy rainfall from sites in Astley Bridge, Dunscar Bridge and Firwood industrial estate. A... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 23, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $42.9 million (€39.5 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for North Dakota drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€46 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 20, 2024
Pipelines
Thames Water has reached the final stages of its project to protect future water supply across Swindon in the UK. The £45 million (€52 million) project includes a new 13.7 km pipeline which runs between Faringdon and Blunsdon. Construction of the Faringdon to Blunsdon pipeline commenced in May 2021 and is due to come into service this spring, with the overall project... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 16, 2024
Pipelines
Three UK water utilities have agreed orders for the installation of a total of 30 hybrid- submerged aerated filters (SAF) modular biological treatment units from wastewater treatment specialist WCS Environmental Engineering (WCSEE).     The contracts with Anglian Water, Scottish Water and United Utilities demonstrate growing demand for this adaptable wastewater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 15, 2024
Pipelines
A new water main has been successfully installed in Catterick in the UK following a scheme to improve the delivery of clean water to Yorkshire Water customers. Working with partner Morrison Water Services, the £1.7 million (€2 million) scheme saw 6.5 km mains installed through rural land, using a horizontal drilling technique to ensure that surface disturbance on farmland... [Read More]


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