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  • Abbotsford BC Selects SCADAWatch to Further Power Its Smart Water Network

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen the company’s revolutionary  ...


    By Innovyze

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Lead in EU drinking water

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health examines the presence of lead in drinking water in the EU and the problems with obtaining accurate data. The authors estimate that about 25% of EU households will have a lead pipe, meaning that around 120 million people are potentially exposed to health risks. Before the 1970s, water suppliers would only consider corrective action if lead ...

  • Meet the Water Industry’s Leading Women

    At this Fall’s World Water-Tech North America summit in Toronto, we’re looking forward to hearing from some of the leading women in the water industry. ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Leading global water organizations launch new journal

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF), WateReuse Association (WRA), and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) today announced the launch of a new trade and professional journal, World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination™. The collaborative journal, designed to address the growing informational, technical and operational needs of global water reuse and desalination professionals, will ...

  • CSR may lead to review of water treatment methods

    As environmental pressures grow on companies and organisations and as environmental care and compliance is now often a main Board Director's responsibility so water treatment methods will come increasingly under scrutiny. Most water treatment methods involve the discharge into waterways drains and rivers of chemicals .. either Sodium Chloride ( salt) as a function of water softening ...

  • Water leaders explore lead line replacement strategies

    More than 100 water utility leaders from throughout the United States and Canada gathered Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to share strategies for removing the lead service lines that connect millions of older homes to water mains. Hosted by the American Water Works Association, the event took place during ...

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

  • Mouchel to lead water industry review of ‘smart’ metering

    Consulting and business services group Mouchel has been appointed by UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) to lead an industry-wide review in to smart metering. The Government has recently announced its smart meter initiative for the energy sector and confirmed the target of universal smart metering across the UK by 2020. Energy suppliers face challenging efficiency and carbon targets and increasing ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • Randy Record Elected to Lead Statewide Water Group

    Members of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) have elected Randy Record, a longtime director of Eastern Municipal Water District, to a two-year term as president of the statewide group. John Coleman, a member of the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors, was elected vice president. The two will take office in January. The ...


    By ACWA Services Ltd

  • Germany to replace all lead water pipes

    Water containing lead not suitable for infants, toddlers, and pregnant mothers It has been known for years that lead is harmful to health, yet water pipes made of lead are still widespread in many older buildings.  The result can be increased lead concentrations in drinking water, in some cases above the limit value of 10 microgrammes lead/litre of drinking water (µg/L) in effect as of ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Leading the way in wastewater management

    Australian leader in sewage treatment technology, Suncoast Waste Water Management is also the manufacturer of Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment Systems. Suncoast Waste Water Management has served the needs of isolated communities, mining locations and various other projects not connected to the municipal sewage treatment system for more than two decades. During that time, Suncoast Waste Water ...

  • Getting Lead Out of the Home

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is set aside to educate parents and children about the dangers of lead exposure, especially lead-paint hazards in housing. As part of the observance, many states and communities will offer free lead screening, and conduct education and awareness events. Lead exposure among young children has been drastically reduced over the last three decades due to ...

  • GreaseTrapSupply - The Leading Online Suppliers

    The use of grease traps or inceptors is a modern way to maintain hygiene and cleanliness. Grease interceptors serve to help protect municipal sewer, drainage and water treatment facilities from being obstructed, damage or disabled from fat-, oil-, grease-laden wastewater discharged by commercial or residential kitchen. The grease traps are strongly recommended for removing and retaining grease ...


  • Leading Edge with Processing Technology

    On 5 August, the "Longchamps" biomethane plant in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France went live. Thus, 70 standard m3/h are now continually supplied to the natural gas grid of the French gas distributor GrDF (Gaz réseau Distribution France). Plant operator David Peterschmitt uses about 6,000 t of agricultural leftovers a year for the production of biogas from anaerobic ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Leading Experts Convene at World Water Week to Address the Global Water Challenges

    2,500 Leading Water Experts are Convening in Stockholm for the 20th Annual World Water Week, Which Opened This Morning With Calls for Better Facilitated Efforts Addressing Escalating Global Water Challenges. STOCKHOLM - Held under the theme: "Responding to Global Changes: The Water Quality Challenge" the meeting comes at a time when both water issues and their solutions ...

  • World Water Experts to Lead Search for Solutions at the International Water Summit 2013

    - Influential organizations and water innovators confirm their attendance at the International Water Summit from 15 - 17 January to discuss the water-energy nexus - IWS to offer global investment opportunities and sustainability solutions for the business sector in the Middle East region With 40 per cent of the world predicted to live in water-scarce regions by 2025, the search for solutions ...


    By Reed Exhibitions Middle East

  • Leading Water Company Selects Telvent Smart Water Network Solution

    Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that Anglian Water Services Ltd. of the United Kingdom has chosen their leakage management solution, part of its advanced Smart Water Network tools, to help improve operational efficiency and minimize water loss. Anglian Water is the largest water and wastewater company in England ...


  • Cramwinckel to lead multisector industry initiative

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has announced a formal expansion of its Water Programme and the appointment of Joppe Cramwinckel to lead it. The expansion of the WBCSD's focus area around water includes the establishment of a leadership group of eighteen WBCSD member companies to support Water Programme activities. WBCSD President Björn Stigson made the ...

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