AquaLocate is excited to anounce that the GF6 (upgrade from the GF3500) is expected to be available for purchase by mid January 2013. The new system has been completely redsigned and is now more portable, more compact, more sensitive to deeper water sources, and has a completely redesigned software interface which will allow for easy export to flow modeling software. The NEW GF6 pricing has also changed making it even more affordable to a wider range of users around the world.
El Nino and the IMF force water tariff hikes across the global South
Domestic water and wastewater tariffs soared in cities across the developing world from 2015 to 2016 as utilities passed on the effects of rising energy costs, reforms to government subsidies and rampant inflation, the latest survey from Global Water Intelligence has found. Tariffs in Northern Europe and Australia meanwhile are finally coming down as efficiency measures bear fruit. The results of Global Water Intelligence’s 2016 Global Water Tariff Survey, published last month,have revealed the world’s...
2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available
The American Water Works Association has announced that the 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available for purchase. Available for utilities serving populations over 100,000, populations from 10,000 to 100,000, and populations under 10,000, the 2016 survey provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and wastewater utility industry. As the labor market tightens and utilities work to keep pace, the 2016 AWWA Compensation...
Winners of the BBA Pumps 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey in the Netherlands
In September, Erwin Brandstätter and Markus Grafeneder of the Austrian company HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft m.b.H. were warmly received by BBA Pumps in the Netherlands. The two guests were the lucky winners of the 2015 customer satisfaction survey. This prize was won through a raffle which takes place each year. The winner receives an all-inclusive trip to the Netherlands, including a three-day stay in a first class hotel and a tour of the BBA Pumps factory in Apeldoorn. HABAU is active in civil...
Seismo Electronics LLC. has successfully completed Shengli Oilfield Seismoelectric Survey Project for Sinopec Group
Seismo Electronics LLC. has recently finished a project for its client-Sinopec Shengli Oilfield Company. This project, which has over 8000 acre survey area, has been in the works since January, 2015. Our geophysicists used our instrument to detect reservoir 2000-4000m below ground surface. We provided three recommended drilling locations to our client, which all match the client’s existed reservoir analysis results. Our seismoelectric survey successfully detected several overlapped oil layers between water...
New survey reveals Californians’ overwhelming support for recycled water as a long-term drought solution
The severity and impact of the drought remains top-of-mind among Californians. They are eager for long-term solutions that can help the state to achieve a water-secure future. California residents are overwhelmingly supportive of using treated wastewater, or recycled water, in their everyday lives, according to a statewide survey released today by Xylem Inc. The survey found that 76 percent of respondents believe recycled water should be used as a long-term solution for managing water resources, regardless of...