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Joint venture wins contract to treat brine from reverse osmosis desalination in China

Suez and Solvay have won the contract to treat brine from reverse osmosis desalination at Wanhua Chemical Industry Park in Yantai (Shandong Province). This …

The appliance of microbiology and materials science

Synthetic biology has been brought to the realm of water treatment with seemingly dramatic results by Californian cleantech firm Microvi, which in late October …

Tracking emerging contaminants

The list of potentially hazardous contaminants in drinking water and the environment continues to grow. At Aqua Enviro’s European Waste Water Management …

Hidden pollution beneath our feet threatens water supplies worldwide, says BGS

Groundwater researchers at the British Geological Survey (BGS) have found a major store of pollution sitting in the rocks beneath our feet that they say could …

Cellulose recovery method picks up the Aquatech Innovation Award 2017

Sustainable technology to recover toilet paper cellulose from sewage wins Aquatech Innovation Award 2017 ‘Perfect example of the circular economy’ with …

Pump practicalities when fighting drought in Namibia

CP Automation has recently helped Rockwell Automation to provide the necessary power equipment to pump water from deep, underground boreholes in Namibia. …

Sand filter cleaning systems purchased by Essex & Suffolk Water

Essex & Suffolk Water – which provides water services to 1.8 million people – has chosen CDEnviro equipment to replace its existing sand treatment …

Remote-controlled boat helps monitor sediment build-up, says Thames Water

It may look like a fun summer holiday activity but Thames Water says there’s scientific logic behind its use of a remote controlled speed boat. The boat, …

New database details pollutants in virtually all US public water systems

A database has been set up to aggregate and analyse data from almost 50,000 public water systems in all 50 states of the US, which can be accessed online by …

Water quality platform works with smartphone interface

Water monitoring specialist In-Situ describes its Aqua TROLL 600 as a customizable, powerful multiparameter sonde. Combining “industry-leading” …

Reverse osmosis system addresses firms with large purified water demands

Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) has announced (3 August) the release of six new models in its SIRION™ Mega range of reverse osmosis systems. SIRION Mega …

Butterfly valve for long-distance water transport

To round off its existing range of butterfly valves, the KSB Group has launched the new Aporis double-offset butterfly valve with elastomer sealing element. …

Treated graywater better for arid environments than non-treated, say researchers

Reusing graywater in dry areas may require treatment for more efficient irrigation in arid, sandy soils, according to a new study published in Chemosphere by …

Opportunities in Oman, finds British Water

A UK delegation to the Sultanate of Oman, organised by Intec Export Intelligence and British Water, has been hailed a success by both bodies. Some 22 UK …

Report says data analytics will be key to addressing water industry challenges posed by aging infrastructure

Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges …

Firm claims breakthrough in tackling biofilms in water cooling systems

NCH Europe’s Water Treatment Innovation Platform is launching a patented product for biofilm treatment. This new product, bioeXile is described as a …

Severn Trent installs reliable oil-free screw blowers in six water treatment plants

Severn Trent Water has chosen to install reliable and energy efficient ZS oil-free rotary screw blowers from Atlas Copco at six of its water treatment plants …

European bathing water still improving but UK pinpointed as a laggard, as post-Brexit concerns intensify

The quality of Europe’s bathing water continues to improve, according to a new report from the European Environmental Agency (EEA), but progress doesn’t …

Qdos pump replaces three diaphragm pumps at German water treatment plant

The water treatment plant at Riepe, in the East Frisia region of Lower Saxony, has replaced three diaphragm pumps with a Qdos series peristaltic pump from …

Circular solutions have potential to address global water stress, says report

Potential to save 400 billion m3 of water yearly, equivalent to 11% of global water demand and almost the entire water consumption in the US, says the report …

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