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Oct 30, 2019
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Water/Wastewater News
Oct 24, 2019
Pumps
Wastewater pumps manufacturer Hidrostal has helped Irish Water with its €22.2 million upgrade at the Swords Wastewater Treatment plant in County Dublin, Ireland. The upgraded plant has increased capacity to 90,000 population equivalent, in addition to ensuring protection to the nearby Broadmeadow Estuary from wastewater pollution. Hidrostal has installed two new... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 24, 2019
Other
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has invited 38 projects across 18 American states to apply for funding under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). Combined, the total amount to be borrowed under WIFIA loans will be approximately $6 billion (€5.4 billion) to help finance over $12 billion (€10.8 billion) in water infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 18, 2019
Pipelines
Engineers at Anglian Water in the UK are to begin work on the installation of almost 3km of pipeline, allowing the company to move water from its treatment works in Norwich to Ludham. Around £6.5 million (€7.5 million) will be invested in the project, which will take a year to complete. The new pipeline will enable Anglian Water to maintain water supplies to 3,000... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 16, 2019
Pumps
Technology group Andritz, as part of a consortium with European construction group Strabag, has signed a contract with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to supply and commission the electro- and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Hatta Pumped Storage Power Plant. Start-up of the facility, which is located in the Hajar Mountains, 140km southeast of Dubai,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 7, 2019
Pumps
Global technology company Siemens has signed a digital partnership framework with pump manufacturer Grundfos to tackle global water challenges and save energy. Under the collaboration, both companies will focus on digital technologies in water and wastewater applications, industrial automation and building technology. Siemens and Grundfos will aim to tackle global water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 7, 2019
Pumps
At the WEFTEC Conference in Chicago, US in September, Atlas Copco Power Technique launched three new electric submersible pumps for drainage and sludge pumping applications. The WEDA S30 and S60 sludge/trash pumps have been designed specifically for drainage and sludge pumping applications, while the WEDA D80 is a new drainage pump. All pumps in the WEDA range are compact,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 3, 2019
Pipelines
Engineers at Anglian Water in the UK have cleared a total of 40,575 blockages from the region’s sewer network over the past 12 months, 85% of which were caused by unflushable products such as wet wipes, as well as fats, oils and grease (FOG). The water company has now marked the start of a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the problems caused by unflushables,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 30, 2019
Pipelines
NGL Energy Partners has agreed to acquire Golden Gate Capital’s Hillstone Environmental Partners for approximately $600 million (€548.7 million). Hillstone Environmental provides water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions to customers located in West Texas and New Mexico in the US. With the acquisition, NGL Energy plans to combine Hillstone’s services... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 26, 2019
Pipelines
Advanced monitoring and leak detection solutions provider Aquarius Spectrum has won two pipe condition assessment (PCA) projects in two Israeli cities. The company deployed 750 acoustic sensors across the entire water network in the city of Holon, Israel. These sensors monitor underground pipelines on a daily basis, providing accurate data to detect hidden leaks, as... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 26, 2019
Pumps
Global water technology company Xylem unveiled the new Godwin NC100S and CD100S Dri-Prime dewatering pumps, the third and fourth pumps in the Godwin S Series of smart pumps, at this year’s WEFTEC conference in Chicago, US. Equipped with interchangeable, application-specific impellers and a new generation of cloud-based Field Smart Technology, the four-inch surface... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 25, 2019
Pumps
Global water technology company Grundfos has announced plans to treat and reuse its own wastewater at a production site in Indjija, Serbia. The Serbian facility is working towards a closed-loop environment, in which the company’s Biobooster system is a key element. The Biobooster will treat all domestic wastewater, which accounts for around 60-70% of the factory’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 23, 2019
Level Monitors
Sensor specialist ifm electronic has launched a new range of M30 ultrasonic position sensors, which have been designed for applications where continuous level measurement and object detection of bulk materials or liquids applications are required. The ifm M30 range includes sensors such as the UIT501, which is one of six options for continuous level measurement and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 16, 2019
Level Monitors
OTT HydroMet has launched an all-in-one groundwater level logger for basic water measurement, in response to increased demand for continuous time series data with affordable equipment. The OTT ecoLog 1000 is a modern groundwater and surface logger that measures both water level and temperature, as well as valuable metadata. "We heard your frustrations about excessive,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2019
Other
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to redefine ‘waters of the United States’ (WOTUS) that are protected under the Clean Water Act. Announced at an event in Dallas, the EPA and US Army’s plans aim to repeal a 2015 rule that impermissibly expanded the definition of WOTUS. This will effectively shrink the waterways that must be protected... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 11, 2019
Other
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the release of a draft National Water Reuse Action Plan, which identifies priority actions, necessary leadership, and collaboration required to implement these actions. Announcing the draft at the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego, California, EPA assistant administrator for water, David Ross, said:... [Read More]


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