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Water/Wastewater News
Dec 21, 2023
Pipelines
Thames Water has reached a significant milestone in its smart metering journey - surpassing more than 1 million installations across its region. It is the largest smart meter rollout in the UK, with installations currently taking place across London, Swindon and Oxford, with a further 78,000 fittings planned throughout 2024. Around 45,000 installations will be focused... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 20, 2023
Pumps
Atlas Copco Group has completed the acquisition of Sykes Group from Seven Group Holdings (SGH) - a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Sykes is a global manufacturer of dewatering pumps, predominantly used for transferring water with solids and abrasive nature within the mining and wastewater sectors. It is headquartered in Newcastle, New South Wales,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 13, 2023
Pipelines
Scottish Water has made a big dent in its greenhouse gas emissions by deploying advanced technology at 200 pumping stations across its network. By combining high-efficiency pumps and advanced digital technologies, the utility has reduced energy consumption by up to 60%, accelerating its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2040. Scottish Water provides essential water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 5, 2023
Pumps
Technology from wastewater treatment specialist WCS Environmental Engineering (WCSEE) has been selected by Scottish Water to deliver a tightened ammonia removal consent at a village treatment works. The updated consent has led the public utility to upgrade Edgehead wastewater treatment works (WwTW) in Midlothian, east of Edinburgh. The upgrade will involve the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 24, 2023
Pumps
A high-efficiency dual-flow travelling fine-screen made by SPIRAC has been installed at the world-renowned Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Working in close conjunction with BML Engineering, who have vast water and wastewater project experience in China, Hong Kong and the Far East, SPIRAC supplied and installed its Bandguard 300 ‘Out to In Type’... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 22, 2023
Pipelines
Southern Water in the UK has published its Clean Rivers and Seas Plan outlining proposals, underpinned by £1.5 billion (€1.7 billion) investment between 2025-2035, to get to the root cause of storm overflows. Storm overflows are part of the design of our combined sewer network, which captures both rainwater and wastewater. These emergency outlets are the last line... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 21, 2023
Pumps
A wastewater recycling system from Membracon has created annual savings of more than £63,000 (72,000) for a just-in-time supplier to the automotive industry by reducing water usage from 108,000 litres per day to just 21,000 litres per day. Without site space restrictions, which limited installation to a single-pass system, Membracon would have actually been able to reduce... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 20, 2023
Pipelines
Sizewell C is to start formal negotiations with Essex & Suffolk Water in the UK to help fund the construction of a new water main for the region. The 28 km pipeline route will run from Barsham to Saxmundham and it will be sized to provide more water than Sizewell C needs. Sizewell C will help to pay for the new pipeline, which will be capable of delivering more water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 9, 2023
Pumps
Cornish Metals is using eight Bredel 40 hose pumps and three Qdos chemical metering and dosing pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) in its newly opened water treatment plant (WTP) at South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall, England. South Crofty ceased producing tin in 1998 but Cornish Metals is working to reopen it, aiming to reinstate production by... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 27, 2023
Pipelines
Portsmouth Water in the UK is proposing to install two separate pipelines to pump spring water to Havant Thicket Reservoir and draw it out when needed. This would offer the water company greater flexibility to respond to more frequent, longer droughts. It would also mean the scheme could continue to operate if maintenance was required on one of the pipelines. The pipelines... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 26, 2023
Pumps
The manufacturer of dewatering and sewage pumps Tsurumi is building a new plant at its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. It is the market leader's seventh facility. The company is responding to changes in global supply chains that have occurred since the pandemic - characterised by fluctuations in parts availability and costs. Greater control over the manufacturing process... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 26, 2023
Pumps
Rotary Lobe Pumps made by Borger have been installed on a fleet of sewer flushing vehicles for a private contractor. Initial purification is achieved when the pumps extract wastewater through a coarse filter installed on the vehicles. The still unpurified wastewater is then pumped into a centrifugal separator (cyclone), which separates other impurities, such as sand.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 24, 2023
Pumps
Technology from WCS Environmental Engineering (WCSEE) is ensuring a wastewater treatment works maintains strict compliance while undergoing a refurbishment. Blockley village is within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in Gloucestershire, UK. Its wastewater treatment plant serves a population equivalent of 2,360 and is currently being refurbished... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 23, 2023
Flowmeters
Liquid flowmeter specialist Titan Enterprises has published a technical review of pulse sensors for flow measurement devices and applications. “Deciding on the best flowmeter for a particular application can be problematic,” said Neil Hannay, senior R&D engineer with Titan Enterprises. “There is such a wide array of sensing and output technology combinations,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 20, 2023
Pumps
Infrastructure grants of between £25,000 and £250,000 (€28,000-€286,000) to help farmers improve slurry storage should not overlook the importance of mixers and pumps, according to Landia. Following the recent comments made by John Tydeman of Tramspread about offsetting the huge cost of managing slurry by improving its value as a fertiliser to reduce bought-in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 18, 2023
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $11.8 million (€10.7 million) to Nebraska from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure through this year’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). The funding will support Nebraska communities in upgrading essential water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure that protects public health and treasured... [Read More]


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