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European pumps trade association announces first two keynote speakers for 2024 Annual Meeting

Europump (the European Pump Association) is staging its 2024 Annual Meeting in the UK. Hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) and sponsored...

Electromechanical innovators celebrated at the 2023 AEMT Awards

The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) returned to Coventry on 23 October for its Annual Awards Ceremony. With a record number of...

Submersible pumps underpin revamp at water reclamation facility

A water reclamation facility in Georgia has been the focus of an ambitious upgrade, providing an opportunity to deploy the latest technology. Bryan Orchard...

How to eliminate the risk and mess of polymer spills

Polymers play a key role at municipal/industrial water and wastewater treatment plants, but also bring the risk of major disruption and extra expense if...

How does a membrane pump work?

The efficiency and versatility of membrane pumps have made them indispensable in numerous industries. But how do they work? Pumps manufacturer KNF explains. High-performance membrane...

AUMA Goes Green with Commitment to Net Zero

Sponsored content: Investment in a range of renewable energy technologies by an electrical actuator supplier based near Bristol is reaping returns through reduced energy costs...

Floating solar farm is a solution to Hong Kong land challenges

The Government of the Hong Kong SAR is introducing an innovative floating solar farm to overcome limited land resources as it pursues its plan...

SEEPEX innovative pump solutions power sustainable sludge treatment at Thames Water

Sponsored content: Thames Water owns and operates Basingstoke Sewage Treatment Works. This regional sludge treatment centre processes sludge from various locations in either liquid or cake form.

Sponsored content: SEEPEX wins framework agreement for condition-based monitoring with Anglian Water

SEEPEX, a leading worldwide specialist in progressive cavity pump technology and digital solutions has secured a framework agreement with Anglian Water. This agreement solidifies...

Electric actuators awarded gas industry standard VA2/2020

National Gas has approved AUMA Actuators Limited's explosion-proof range of high-performance electric actuators with the Gas Industry Standard VA2/2020 certification. Gas Industry Standard (GIS)/VA2/2020 specifies...

Smart standpipe KTP supports PhD first for water technology firm

Aquacheck Engineering is celebrating the graduation of the first student to be awarded a PhD via its partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University and Innovate...

Comment: Pump sector welcomes announcement on CE Marking

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), on behalf of the £1.9 billion UK pump sector has welcomed the recent announcement from the Department of...

Cleared for take-off: Valve system smoothes de-icing fluid removal at airport

A new automated shutdown system that helps protect local watercourses has been installed by AUMA Actuators in a wash-down area for de-icing commercial airliners...

The UK is being flooded with illegal pumps

An investigation by Grundfos seems to reveal that many falsely certified circulator pumps are being sold by the major wholesalers, with energy-efficiency and other...

Sponsored content: New evaporator set to reduce corrosion and boost efficiency

A new, combined evaporator and crystalliser has been developed by HRS Heat Exchangers to treat concentrated waste brine produced during reverse osmosis, and crystallised...

Still an essential ingredient: PFAS in pump systems

PFAS-containing materials are an omnipresent feature in pumping systems. Wayne Rose, Secretariat of the Europump Marketing Commission, and newly appointd CEO of the British...

Accounting for every drop: ABB awarded for work in New Zealand

Industrial automation technology firm ABB has won the 2023 Global Water Awards in the category “Smart Water Project of the Year” for its collaboration...

Energy saving in borehole pumping

The KSB Group has launched a new submersible borehole pump series. Named UPA S 250, this pump series is designed for use in general water supply, agriculture, mine dewatering and ground water management as well as for general pressure boosting tasks, for example.

Wastewater redesign

Xylem has been selected by the City of Toronto to supply customized equipment for a new integrated pumping station (IPS) – a critical component for the transport of wastewater.

Polymer metering advance

The introduction of the Qdos 60 PU peristaltic pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) means operators can now deploy efficient, safe, and reliable polymer metering at any water or wastewater treatment plant, says the firm.