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Apr 6, 2020
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Water/Wastewater News
Apr 6, 2020
Pumps
Severn Trent has revealed the trial of fibre optic cables inside its pipes as part of its efforts to cut down and reduce the number of leaks and bursts across its network. The UK-based water company has installed 750m of fibre optic cable inside a live section of its network. This was done to test its ‘listening’ capabilities over a four-hour period, where the impacts... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 3, 2020
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Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm project located about 35km north-west of Heligoland in the German sector of the North Sea. The contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of the offshore substation foundation, 38 wind turbine monopile foundations and 52km of inner array grid cables in water depths... [Read More]

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Apr 2, 2020
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Kurita Water Industries, a global provider of water treatment products and services, has announced the completion of the merger of its consolidated subsidiaries in the US. This includes the Texas-based US Water Services, Fremont Industries and Global Water Services Holding Company. The newly combined company will be known as Kurita America Inc., and will be headquartered... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 18, 2020
Pumps
The introduction of five Landia mixers has brought improvements to the biological and dewatering processes at a wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. Serving six municipalities in Northern Northumberland County, the new-look Milton Regional Sewer Authority (MRSA) wastewater treatment plant has been designed so it is powered by anaerobic treatment of wastewater... [Read More]

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Mar 12, 2020
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One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is expecting growth with the opening of a new metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk of its large-scale manufacturing capability will increase capacity and flexibility, reduce reliance on sub-contractors and boost the company’s “quick and able” market proposition with its 12,500 sq ft (1,160... [Read More]

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Mar 11, 2020
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A new word enters the water technology dictionary from 12 March with a bold rebrand by Servelec Technologies and recent acquisition, leak detection specialist Primayer. The two companies are now united under one brand and one name - Ovarro. Water is a core sector for the company, which also works with clients in the oil and gas, broadcast and transportation markets. ... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 9, 2020
Pumps
The KSB Group has announced it will present its new borehole pump at this year’s IFAT trade fair from 4 to 8 May. The UPA S 200 submersible new pump series,  has been designed for water supply, irrigation and groundwater management as well as pressure boosting applications. With its optimised hydraulic design, the pump series achieves very high levels of efficiency. The... [Read More]

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Mar 6, 2020
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Group Water Scheme (GWS) company Polecat Springs has partnered with Veolia to use renewable energy to power its water treatment plant. Located near Elphin in County Roscommon, Ireland, the site will cut energy costs by 70% and reduce carbon emissions, following the installation of solar panels. As well as cutting emissions of carbon dioxide, the photovoltaic (PV) system... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have updated a 2004 agreement that defines the agencies’ respective responsibilities regarding pipeline safety and security. “This action will improve the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure,”... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 2, 2020
Pumps
The construction division of India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has recently secured a number of orders, including for works on a water and effluent treatment plant. The water infrastructure order was secured from a customer in the United Arab Emirate and includes the execution of a recycled water transmission pipeline project. The scope of this contract include... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 2, 2020
Pumps
Germany’s KSB Group has added a new submersible motor pump to its Amarex type series, suitable for applications including wastewater, sludge treatment and the transport of storm water. The pump can handle wastewater containing long fibres, solid substances, fluids containing gas and sludge, service water and grey water. It is equipped with either free-flow impellers... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 28, 2020
Pipelines
Researchers at Stanford University in the US have proposed a new way to locate water leaks in underground ageing pipeline networks. The improvement could save time, money and billions of gallons of water. An estimated 20-50% of water is lost to leaks in North America’s supply system, a major issues as utilities tackle with ways to sustain a growing population in an... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 27, 2020
Pipelines
Esval and Aguas del Valle, the second largest water utility outside of the Chilean capital of Santiago, has partnered with TaKaDu to improve its water network management and protect water resources in two Chilean regions. TaKaDu’s Central Event Management (CEM) system will be implemented across the entire water network, which corresponds to around 7,000km of pipelines,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 27, 2020
Pumps
Lead contractor for the UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project has enlisted the help of Sykes Pumps to provide varied pumping solutions across the site’s six water management zones (WMZ). One of the first tasks for Sykes was to provide a solution to manage the large surges in flow caused by the tide during construction of the sea wall at the site, which is located... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Pipelines
UK firm Jones Bros Civil Engineering has completed the second phase of a major water treatment plant in Gwynedd, Wales on behalf of Welsh Water. The work was completed after Jones Bros finalised the delivery of a new 840m pipeline, which will serve the Welsh village of Seion, Gwynedd, to meet the demands of an increasing population. An update septic tank was also installed... [Read More]


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