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  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to build US$1.3bn sea water desalination plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, a global water and wastewater treatment specialist, has been retained to construct a sea water desalination system for Albany, a $1.3 billion luxury resort community under development in The Bahamas. The desalination structure at Albany will contain two seawater reverse osmosis units that will irrigate the resort community’s 18-hole championship ...

  • Building Technology Answers Global Energy Crisis

    Efforts to go green often focus on recycling and conserving water, but the biggest impact lies in buildings that consume 40 percent of the world's energy. The United Arab Emirates has some of the most sophisticated and spectacular buildings in the world. This degree of sophistication and comfort requires sizeable ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Washing technologies eliver higher value building materials

    The introduction of new washing technologies to the Middle East has resulted in operators throughout the region enjoying increased revenues through the delivery of higher quality sand and aggregate products to the construction sector. This rise in material quality has helped operators to reduce waste and increase the efficiency of sand and aggregate washing plants throughout the region. The ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Modern wastewater technology scores points for LEED certification of green buildings

    More and more customers require that the technology they install for water and wastewater treatment meets their LEED criteria (LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Category 2 certification requires that applicants for LEED certification supply details of water consumption and efficiency. Which is why the technology used for wastewater treatment is of major importance. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana builds a sludge drying plant in Chongqing China

    Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana has been chosen by the city of Chongqing, China’s largest autonomous municipality, to build a sludge drying facility for its TangJiaTuo WWTP. The plant, consisting of three INNODRY® 2E sludge dryers, is another step in the municipal government’s efforts to protect the water environment in the Three Gorges Area. Once fully operational by the end of 2008, the plant ...

  • Global Water Technologies discusses infrastructure at Water Summit 2012

    Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) will participate in Water Summit 2012 this week in Milwaukee, an event that draws national and international leaders on innovative approaches to sustainable water solutions. Global Water Technologies announced this summer that it is introducing a new system from Europethat uses multi-parameter sensors and software to reduce water loss in drinking water ...

  • A rising tide for new desalinated water technologies

    The global desalinated water supply will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over the next decade, reaching 54 billion m3/year (cubic meters per year) in 2020 – 54 trillion liters/year – or triple what it had been in 2008, according to a new report from Lux Research entitled “Desalination’s Future Champions.” According to Lux’s analysis, the demand for desalinated water will foster a rising wave of new water ...


    By Lux Research

  • German water treatment technology sweeping the globe

    Founded in the year 2000, the German company inge AG has developed a product based on ultrafiltration technology that turns even the dirtiest water into clean drinking water and even filters out viruses and bacteria. However, constructing large water treatment plants is no small undertaking and typically requires millions of euros of investment. Many plant constructors were initially reluctant to ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Global Water Technologies Secures Initial Funding for Ballast Water Research

    INDIANAPOLIS - Global Water Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GWTR) has completed an initial funding transaction to begin research on new methods of ballast water treatment. "Ballast water treatment and new regulations to control the invasive species that are unintentionally transported by international shipping are important issues for the next decade," said ...

  • Green technology removes scale caused by hard water

    Installation of a Fluid Dynamics Magstream in Thailand's leading Ceramic Manufacturers elminates scale build up from pipeline. Fluid Dynamics installed a Magstream scale preventer in the colloing circuit of a leading ceramic manufacturer in Thailand- Cotto Tiles. Within 6 months nearly all the hard scale that had been deposited by eeh recirculation water had been removed and energy saving and ...

  • APC Technology exits water sector as losses mount

    AIM-listed APC Technology Group today agreed to sell its water hygiene and treatment business for £1.8 million, just two years after having bought it for nearly £4.8 million. The unit, which formerly traded on the stock exchange under the Green Compliance name, has deepened its losses since being taken private, and generated a pre-tax loss of £2.1 million on revenues of ...

  • Green Water Technology specified for new research centre

    Scaling caused by hard water is an expensive problem Once formed it increases energy consumption by 8% for every millimetre of scale formed. Cambridge in England is one of the UK’s great seats of learning and also home to many of the UIK’s advanced developments. Fluid Dynamics advanced hard water limescale prevention  technology system can prevent scale building up without the ...

  • Goulds Water Technology recognizes graduates with GPDA scholarship

    Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, is pleased to award scholarships to 14 exemplary high school graduates through the Goulds Professional Dealer Association (GPDA). This year, GWT increased the scholarship amount to award an additional $500 per recipient. The students, who reside in the United States or in Canada, will each receive a $1,500 GPDA ...

  • SUEZ finalizes the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies

    SUEZ announces that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) [1], it has completed the acquisition of former GE Water & Process Technologies (GE Water) 2 for €3.2Bn3 enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction, effective as of September 30th, 2017. In connection with completion, SUEZ sets up a Business Unit, “Water ...

  • Goulds Water Technology releases Aquavar e-ABII

    Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, has introduced the Aquavar e-ABII, pump controller with extended hydraulics for low-water residential and commercial applications. The updated controller is designed for municipal water district customers with low water pressure, or those drawing water from a storage tank and want continuous water pressure, even when demand is high. ...

  • American Water’s NPXpress Awarded Technology Project of the Year

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility, today announced its patented NPXpress Wastewater Technology earned the Technology ...


    By American Water

  • Water Technology unveils new industrial focus at WEFTEC

    Water Technology magazine unveiled its new look and industrial water focus at the Water Environment Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) on Sept. 24. After more than 38 years in the industry with a focus on residential and light industrial, Water Technology will relaunch in January 2017 as a bimonthly publication focused on industrial water management. ...


    By Grand View Media

  • Hong Kong Water Supplies Department Selects Itron Water Metering Technology

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it will provide Hong Kong Water Supplies Department (WSD) with 400,000 highly accurate, residential water meters over a period of two years beginning in late 2011. The project is building on Hong Kong WSD’s water conservation objectives. As an island, Hong Kong faces limited water reserves and relies ...


    By Itron Inc

  • PPM Technology to exhibit at ‘Build tight, ventilate right? - Air Quality in Housing’ conference.

    Members of PPM Technology's team will attend the upcoming ‘Build tight, ventilate right? - Air Quality in Housing’ conference held in Glasgow, Scotland on the 2nd of February. The conference will provide landlords, architects, housing associations, developers, policymakers and legislators with important new knowledge that is emerging from current research ...


    By PPM Technology

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