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Aug 23, 2023
Innovative engineering solutions to reduce storm overflows
Water/Wastewater News
Aug 22, 2023
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Thames Water shareholders have agree to provide a further £750 million (€871 million) of equity funding in AMP7, with the acknowledgement that significant additional funding will be required during AMP8 (2025-2030), to further improve operational performance and financial resilience. In accordance with the commitment made by shareholders in June 2022, Thames Water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 17, 2023
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $50 million (€45 million) in grants through the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant Programme. Approximately $4.5 million (€4.1 million) of that funding will be available for the Region 6 states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to help Region 6 communities... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 9, 2023
Pipelines
A new scheme to improve the capacity and efficiency of a West Sussex wastewater treatment works in the UK will boost local river water quality, reduce storm overflows and keep up with population growth. The £1.4 million (€1.6 million) project at Southern Water's Henfield site will allow the works to treat more wastewater and provide extra storm water storage so more... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 4, 2023
Pipelines
The UK government will not take over the planning process for two controversial sections of a new water pipeline from the Lake District to Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The £1.75 billion (€2 billion) Haweswater Aqueduct Resilience Project (HARP) will replace deteriorating 70-plus-year-old water mains to keep water flowing through the 110-kilometre pipeline. Seven... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 2, 2023
Other
Thirteen research reports have just been published, which aim to boost the water sector’s knowledge of microplastics and further the understanding of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in wastewater treatment processes. The reports are from the final stage of the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) Chemicals Investigation Programme (CIP3) are now available to view and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 31, 2023
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water in the UK has gone out to tender for two major framework deals worth around £2.8 billion (€3.2 billion). The two frameworks will look to deliver water and wastewater asset investment over the next 10 years, and deliver on the water company’s drive to make substantial reductions in sewage overflows into watercourses. Planned works will cover the AMP8... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 27, 2023
Pumps
CIRCOR International has announced that its Allweiler brand has recently secured a significant contract in the maritime sector. Allweiler, a global leader in the manufacturing of pumps and pumping systems, will supply pumps for the new frigates of the German Navy. The Dutch Damen Shipyard, winner of the German Navy tender, has ordered the complete pump packages from... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 26, 2023
Pumps
Riventa has secured new contracts in Brazil through its partner in São Paulo, Toraqua Technologies. Five public and private water companies are benefitting from Riventa’s SAS (Software as a Service) model. André Vizioli Gomes, general manager of Toraqua Technologies, said: “The market here is pleasantly surprised and excited about just how quickly they get instant... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 20, 2023
Pumps
Global food supplier Griffith Foods has selected WCS Environmental Engineering technology to enhance the wastewater treatment process at its UK site in Wincanton, Somerset. Griffith Foods provides seasonings, coatings, sauce, dressings and butter portions to the food industry, with the corporate purpose to “blend care and creativity to nourish the world”. Its previous... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 18, 2023
Pipelines
Grundfos has completed the acquisition of XPV Water Partners portfolio company Metasphere - a leading provider of telemetry and analytics solutions for water networks. Grundfos is now set to provide its global municipal customers even stronger offerings. The partnership will help make water networks worldwide more robust in the face of climate change, solving a pressing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 17, 2023
Other
SPIRAC has won a new order to supply four of its proven screens to wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in the Midlands, UK. In the West Midlands, two of SPIRAC’s high-efficiency BANDGUARD screens are due to be installed at the inlet works of a strategically important WWTP. A dual-flow traveling fine screen, SPIRAC’s BANDGUARD prevents screenings accumulation with... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 14, 2023
Other
Thames Water's new chair has said nationalisation is not the right way forward despite the regulator warning the company has "deep-rooted" problems. Sir Adrian Montague said he understood customer "frustration" over the UK's largest water firm's poor performance. However, he said the best way to resolve it was keeping the company under private ownership. Thames Water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 13, 2023
Other
Shareholders in UK-based water company Thames Water have agreed to provide a further £750 million (€881 million) in funding as the company attempts to fight the threat of a government takeover. Thames also said it would be looking for an extra £2.5 billion (€2.9 billion) between 2025 and 2030. The water firm has faced criticism over sewage discharges and leaks... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 12, 2023
Pipelines
Water technology company Orbis Intelligent Systems and artificial intelligence (AI) specialist VODA.ai have entered into a strategic partnership offering a combined skillset to support US utilities and municipalities with their leakage strategies. Orbis develops smart, data-driven technologies that provide real-time insights into pipeline infrastructure. Products include... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 11, 2023
Pipelines
Saudi Arabia has started laying out 1,350 km of water pipes across the capital city as part of the Green Riyadh programme. This comes as part of its efforts to carry 1.7 million cu m of treated water daily to irrigate the city. The aim is to achieve sustainable green spaces for the Green Riyadh projects and other development projects in the city. The diameter of the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 11, 2023
Pumps
Riventa’s expertise in optimising the performance of pumps and blowers has seen it win important new contracts in Brazil through its partner in São Paulo - Toraqua Technologies. A total so far of five public and private water companies are now benefitting from Riventa’s Software as a Service (SAS) model, where the customer no longer has to concern itself with the... [Read More]


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