industrial water industry News

  • Accurate Dosing Pumps Enable Welsh Water To Maintain Strict Phosphorus Limits And Reduce Maintenance Costs

    To help overcome the repeated blockage of diaphragm pumps when dosing ferric sulphate at wastewater treatment plants, a number of Welsh Water sites now feature Qdos 30 peristaltic pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG). The investment is expected to achieve a quick return thanks to ...

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • In-Situ® Inc. Expands into Flow Monitoring with Acquisition of Australian-based MACE

    In-Situ®, a leading manufacturer of on-site water monitoring instrumentation, has acquired all of the operations of Australian-based Measuring and Control Equipment (MACE). MACE is a privately held company that has designed and manufactured ultrasonic flow meters, data loggers, and controllers for over three decades. Combined with MACE’s flow measurement technology, the acquisition will ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Endress+Hauser and Royal HaskoningDHV cooperate on Nereda

    Endress+Hauser signed an agreement to become a partner of Royal HaskoningDHV and is now a preferred supplier for the innovative Nereda wastewater treatment process. This technology is based on aerobic granulation and offers many advantages compared to traditional activated sludge technologies like lower energy costs for example. "One of our main goals within the Water&Wastewater Industry ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • New Zealand can play leading role in smart energy systems, says new IEA report

    New Zealand has long been a global leader in developing effective energy markets, renewable energy and establishing robust policies for electricity security, linked to its unique natural resource base and geography. Over the past decade, New Zealand's growing energy needs have outpaced improvements in energy efficiency, mainly because of the country's expanding economy and growing ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Virtual water-industry conference

    PennWell Corporation, publisher of WaterWorld, Industrial WaterWorld and Water & Wastewater International magazines, has opened registration for its completely virtual water event. Virtual H2O - a tradeshow, conference and networking opportunity - is to take place on 22nd February. Virtual H2O will offer attendees a conference agenda comprising 35 presentations. Topics include leak detection, ...

  • UK Water industry performance

    In its annual overview of regulated business performance released last week (‘Greener Business'), the Environment Agency has recognised the good progress made by UK water companies. The industry's performance in 2009 earned the approval of the EA in four separate categories. These four categories include: abstraction licence compliance (significant fall in breaches); water quality ...

  • Center Parcs choose Fourteen WF UV Systems

    As water features, wave machines, flumes and splash pads raise the fun factor in swimming pools, traditional methods of disinfecting water with chlorine, cause problems for operators and customers alike. Higher water temperatures and increased turbulence in leisure pools require increased dosages of chlorine, leading to pool users complaining of burning eyes, red or itchy skin and an over ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Microbial Hazards in Metalworking Fluids

    In Puerto Rico and throughout the United States, over one million workers are employed in machine finishing, machine tooling, and other metalworking and metal-forming operations.  Many of these workers utilize metalworking fluids (MWFs) and could potentially be exposed to microbial hazards in these liquids and in the air they breathe. MWFs are used to reduce heat and friction, and to remove ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Regulation for a sustainable water industry

    A new report published this month by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM, UK), Regulation for a Sustainable Water Industry, describes CIWEM's positive vision for the future water industry in England and Wales. CIWEM believes a wide-reaching review of the governance of the water industry is needed now to ensure that our use of water is sustainable in the long ...

  • China Water Soluble Polymers Industry

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Water Soluble Polymers Markets in China" market research reportr to its store. China''s demand for water soluble polymers has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China''s economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry ...

  • Water industry embraces process optimisation

    Tighter discharge consents are forcing the water industry to make further investments in wastewater treatment and this will increase costs andCO2 emissions. One of the main tools with which the industry can offset this effect is process optimisation, and Andy Thornton, a wastewatertreatment specialist at HACH LANGE, reports outstanding levels of success from plants across the UK that have ...


  • Reducing environmental footprint of water industry

    This year will be the fourth European Water and Waste Management Conference, the theme is 'Reducing the Environmental Footprint of the Water Industry'. It is recognised that the provision of clean drinking water and safe sanitation carries a large environmental burden and the carbon emissions from the industry are similar to that of the aviation industry. However a lot is being done to reduce ...

  • Liseps in final for water Industry Award

    Haigh were pleased to be in the finals of the Sustainable Development category presented at the Water Industry Achievement Awards held at the Birmingham International Conference Centre on the 2nd May. Haigh was one of the three companies to reach the finals of this prestigious Award, and congratulate Durapipe on winning the category with their clean water initiative for the indigenous people of ...

  • CitySprint presents ScanTrak to the Water Industry

    CitySprint, the UK’s largest same day distribution company, will be presenting their ScanTrak delivery solution to key members of the water industry at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring Conference 2012. CitySprint’s ScanTrak technology uses a live GPS track and trace system to ensure a secure chain of custody for specialist samples, documents and packages. Using ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water Industry Responds to Indonesian Earthquake

    On May 27, nature once again showed her awesome, destructive power when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Java. More than 5,700 residents of the region were killed by the quake, with tens of thousands injured and more than 500,000 left homeless. (Editor's note: On July 17, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake caused additional damage and loss of life in Indonesia. According to the ...

  • Congressman listens to water industry concerns

    On Monday, WQA and local industry leaders sat down with US Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL) to help ensure that members of Congress are informed about the national aspects of water treatment issues. WQA Executive Director Pete Censky and Government Affairs Director David Loveday joined Aquion CEO Frank Kneller and others for a factory tour and roundtable discussion. They toured the Elk Grove ...

  • 2013 South Africa Water Industry

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds "South Africa Water Report Q4 2013" new market research report to its store. Our forecasts remain unchanged this quarter, as South Africa's water industry continues to strong, with a large amount of projects in the pipeline. However, we warn that the country has a danger of long-term water scarcity, due to its rapidly growing urban population and increasing ...


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