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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]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 14, 2024
Valves
A major French utility is planning to retrofit more of its facilities with Thordon’s SXL polymer radial shaft seals, following successful trials. Operated by Électricité de France (EDF), Brittany’s La Rance Power Plant is one of the world's largest tidal power stations, with 24 turbines whose peak output is 240 megawatts (MW), and averaging 57 MW. Its annual power... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 14, 2024
Pipelines
Using cloud-based platforms for more efficient leak detection was the subject of an Ovarro presentation at the Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) annual convention. Channel manager Craig Abbott highlighted Ovarro cloud solutions that analysed network noise to provide actionable information for leakage reduction. They include LeakInsight, a new cloud-based... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 8, 2024
Pipelines
Cepsa’s San Roque Energy Park has inaugurated its new wastewater reuse plant as part of its sustainable commitment to the optimisation of water management, the reduction of its use at source and its maximum reuse. The new plant enables a 25% reduction in water use, which allows a total 53% saving when added to other optimisation and efficiency measures undertaken in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 30, 2024
Other
A completely natural combination of bacteria, enzymes and fungi that removes pollutants from wastewater, but without having any detrimental effect on watercourses, is now available in the United Kingdom for the first time. Effective in almost any polluted wastewaters, including those badly effected by sewage, fats, oils and greases, the non-hazardous Novoflow (from Micronovo... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 25, 2024
Pumps
Dewatering and sewage pumps are the world of manufacturer Tsurumi is celebrating its centenary this year. Over 500 models up to 30 m3/min or 216 m delivery head are listed in the catalogue for Europe alone. Worldwide, the manufacturer even offers over 1,800 models with motor outputs of up to 300 kW for all conceivable applications, including clear and salt water. It... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 24, 2024
Pumps
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has contributed over 100 pumps to the Majestic Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. KBL said the pumps will play a crucial role in the temple's water management system and fire safety infrastructure. The pumps provided by KBL encompass an energy-efficient range, including monobloc pumps, self-priming pumps and pressure-boosting pumps. These... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 15, 2024
Pipelines
A multi-million pound project to upgrade Wilpshire’s Wastewater Treatment Works in the UK is almost complete. The project which has taken two years to complete and has seen the introduction new wastewater treatment processes, including one which uses microorganisms to remove nutrients from wastewater to improve the quality of the water that is released from the facility. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 12, 2024
Pumps
Börger’s BioSelect, which is designed for the easy and highly effective separation of slurry at farms and biogas/AD plants is now available as a tailored mobile unit. Suitable for a car or truck trailer, the new Powerlift Separator can be built (capacities between 25 m³/h and 150 m³/h), to suit a specific applications. The entire mobile set-up, including feed-pump,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 5, 2024
Pipelines
A multi-million-pound project to build a new wastewater treatment works and upgrade the network in Forton in the UK is progressing well. The £17.7 million (€20.6 million) development has been designed to cope with recent and future population in growth in the area as well as dealing with the frequent sharp upturns in demand. When operational in autumn 2024, the new... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 4, 2024
Pumps
For a fast-growing company that makes machines for the post-harvest processing of vegetables, Hayley Group is set to provide two new Landia Chopper Pumps that have special external shredders. Originally developed to deal with difficult wastewater solids in the fish processing industry, the Landia shredder-propeller design has now proved its capability in handling troublesome... [Read More]


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