point-of-entry water News

  • Inadequate Water Supply Propels the Commercial and Residential Point-of-Entry Water Treatment Systems Market in India

    Increasing water scarcity, exacerbated by inefficient water management practices, is driving the commercial and residential point-of-entry (POE) water treatment systems market in India. Escalating demand for water from a growing population, faster depletion of water resources than is replenished, and the contamination of ground water tables and surface water bodies are lending momentum to the POE ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • The Ballast Water Management Convention is at a tipping point

    Morocco and Indonesia has ratified the Ballast Water Management Convention - an act that might put the whole convention in to force. Indonesia and Morocco have become the latest in the line of nations having signed the Ballast Water Management Convention. At the moment everyone in the industry are holding their breaths as the signing might be the tipping point pushing the convention in to force. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • WASH Media Awards 2009-2010 Open for Entries

    The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) welcome entries for the third edition of the WASH Media Awards competition open to journalists who publish or broadcast original investigative reports between on water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues in their countries.Deadline for nominations: 1st of April 2010. To ...

  • The 7th International Green Award launches and calls for entries

    The International Green Awards, a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation, has now launched for the 7th year. This year, the awards are free to enter and include a free sustainability review for all participants. This year also sees the organisation of several best practice sustainability summits in key international cities with a purpose of knowledge ...


    By International Green Awards

  • Looking Back at World Water-Tech North America 2015 Key Points

    In the run up to the World Water-Tech North America 2016 summit, we’re taking a look back at 2015’s key points that became hot topics over the three-day event: A shift for cities towards diversified water resource options. Biggest smart city opportunities to come from cross-sector thinking. Investor return-led interest in big data. Energy and nutrients ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • EARNING LEED POINTS EASIER WITH NEW WATER CONSERVATION PRODUCT

    WasteStop™ Flow Control Valves Reduce Water Flow, Not Water Pressure RENO, NV – December 17, 2007 – ConservCo Water Conservation Products, LLC today announced that its newest product, the WasteStop™ Valve, can help earn a building two Water Efficiency LEED points from the U.S. Green Building Council because of the water savings it produces. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ...

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pall Point-of-Use Filters Offer Solution for German Water Contamination Issue

    Microbiological results from a test by TÜV Rheinland (Germany) and German broadcaster ARD showed that every second water sample analyzed from publicly accessed buildings ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • AUS$7.34m for potable water pipelines for Point Sturt and Hindmarsh Island

    Australian Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, and South Australian Minister for the River Murray, Karlene Maywald, today announced up to $7.34 million in funding for potable water pipeline extensions to Point Sturt and Hindmarsh Island. The Rudd Government contributed up to $6.61 million and South Australia contributed $734,000 to the project. 'The Rudd Government has ...


    By Australian Government

  • Point-of-use water purifiers market - stupendous growth opportunity in India

    The Indian Point-of-Use (POU) water purifier market generated approximately INR 24,600 million in 2010.  It is estimated to touch INR 74,800 million by 2015 growing nearly at 25 percent CAGR till 2015. With rise in consumer awareness about the inconsistent quality of drinking water and its ill effects, there is an increase in sales of water purifiers. The POU water purifiers market in India ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Summit Points to Water as a Catalyst for Building Resiliency in Face of Climate Change

    The 2015 One Water Leadership (OWL) Summit, August 26-28, in San Francisco, arrives at a time when water has begun to assume unprecedented space in the nation’s consciousness. With drought gripping much of our nation’s West and the effects of climate change beginning to manifest their consequences, ...


    By U.S. Water Alliance

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER accomplishes market entry in Belgium

    The Belgian investor and project developer NPG Energy has requested WELTEC BIOPOWER GmbH from Vechta, Germany, to set up a biogas plant. The investor will also serve as the operator of the 2.4-MW plant, which is to go live in spring 2014. This is the first order that the German manufacturer WELTEC has received from the Kingdom of Belgium. The biogas plant in the district of Limburg generates an ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • The 7th International Green Awards™ launches and calls for entries.

    This year, the awards are free to enter and include a free sustainability review for all participants. This year also sees the organisation of several best practice sustainability summits in key international cities with a purpose of knowledge sharing.  The awards are being judged by a global panel of influential and respected experts, advocates and spokespeople in international ...


    By International Green Awards

  • Renewable energy at the tipping point

    No longer a mere suggestion of what might be, renewable energy is hitting a tipping point, with far-reaching implications. For the first time, understanding the scale and patterns of renewable energy development has become essential to any full analysis of trends that will shape the global energy economy and the health of the planet. That is the story told by a new report that the Worldwatch ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Water, Water Anywhere with WinLIMS

    A major factor in the decision by Christchurch City Council (New Zealand) to purchase WinLIMS from QSI's Australian subsidiary was its outstanding ability to handle the complex task of sample scheduling in a multi-site environment, ...

  • First Trial of Non-Entry Inspection Chambers in Adoptable Sewers

    A joint partnership between Wavin Plastics, Yorkshire Water and Miller Homes has resulted in the first UK trial of non-entry inspection chambers in adoptable sewers on a new development in the Leeds area. The site, Allerton Bywater Millennium Village, which is one of seven English Partnership Millennium Communities, has been designed according to Planning Policy Guidance 3 (PPG3) principles. ...


  • EPA approves New York state’s list of impaired waters: Long Island’s south shore estuary and Lake Ontario new entries on the list (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the 2010 list of waters in New York State that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body is one that does not meet water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is one that is expected to be impaired within two years. The list helps to set ...

  • IChemE announces shortlisted entries for 2008 Awards for Innovation and Excellence

    NiTech Solutions Ltd, University of Leeds, Huntsmen Pigments Division, The Dow Chemical Company, Glaxo SmithKline and Shell Global Solutions are all shortlisted for the Sellafield Ltd Award for Engineering Excellence. Entries from Sellafield Ltd, Orica Mining Services, Pentagon Chemicals Limited, Johnson Mathey PLC, Anglian Water Ltd and Porto University have been shortlisted for the ABB ...

  • Call For Entries: $500K Lexus Eco Challenge Revs Up

    Lexus and Scholastic Launch Sixth Annual Environmental Contest with $500,000 in Grants and Scholarships to be Awarded SOURCE: Lexus DESCRIPTION:TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Young people are committed to making a difference in the world, and for the sixth year, their ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Confined space entry – is your gas detector right for the job?

    Working in confined spaces is difficult at the best of times. Operators often have to wear full PPE (personal protective equipment), are usually harnessed and may be carrying tools and equipment to complete the task in hand (e.g. welding). The last thing a worker in this environment needs to worry about is his or her gas detector. It should be designed specifically for confined space entry (CSE) ...

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