sustainable wastewater management News

  • Innovative solutions to managing wastewater in the Netherlands

    More people will soon live in cities than in rural areas, and 18 of the 23 mega cities worldwide will be in a river delta or on the coast, according to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. As a result, water safety risks will increase, pressure on water systems will grow, and the amount of sewage water will swell. Dow Chemical’s Terneuzen manufacturing site in the ...

  • The Importance of Managing Wastewater Force Mains

    Across Canada, there are thousands of kilometers of wastewater force mains operated by both small and large utilities. Historically, the management of force mains represents a major challenge for operators, as a failure to a wastewater pipeline can have severe environmental consequences such as contamination. Beyond environmental impact, a force main failure can lead to litigation and mandated ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Recession is boosting sustainable water & wastewater treatment markets

    The global economic slowdown has created huge opportunities for sustainable water & wastewater treatment technologies. These opportunities can be found in key areas such as energy efficiency, waste reduction, resource recovery as well as water reuse and recycling. The market is growing day by day and it promises to become a fully mainstream feature of the water market in the years to come. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Efficient water and wastewater management- key to sustainability for the MENA Food and Beverage Industry, says Frost & Sullivan

    Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) rely heavily on imports to meet at least 50 per cent of their food requirements. Post 2008, dependence on food imports had made the region more vulnerable to international food price hikes. Therefore, the MENA countries had to undertake measures such as subsidies and price control to provide basic supplies. This made the Governments in the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 21st Century Sustainable Water Sector Utility Management

    Nearly a decade after an historic agreement among six water trade organizations and the EPA that pledged to develop a water sector utility management strategy, an expanded ten-partner coalition has come together to update the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Framework and Primer. EUM provides water leaders with a common sense, replicable, and proactive way to meet a broad range of complex ...

  • World Water Day 2017 - Wastewater Management

    The 22 March is celebrated World Water Day with the motto Wastewater. The goal of this initiative that emerged in 1993 is to raise awareness about the conservation and development of water resources. In  ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Winnipeg selects Veolia for new approach to wastewater management

    The City of Winnipeg has signed a groundbreaking collaborative 30-year agreement with VWNA Winnipeg, Inc. (Veolia), a Veolia Water North America company. Under the agreement, Veolia and the City will collaborate on capital improvements and work together to provide ongoing strategic advice and guidance on design, construction, technology and operational needs for three Winnipeg wastewater ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Managing wastewater treatment at the river-basin scale

    The EU Water Framework Directive1 requires policymakers to consider the management of water e.g. in rivers, lakes and streams, at the scale of the river basin, but can wastewater treatment systems be managed at the same scale? To help policymakers answer this question, a team of Spanish researchers have created a method for assessing the integrated operation of wastewater treatment plants in a ...

  • Fulton County Selects Veolia to Manage Wastewater System

    Partnership ranked the best value among competitive proposals; delivers good jobs ATLANTA - In a competitive procurement, Fulton County, Ga. has selected Veolia Water North America (Veolia Water) for a five-year, $58 million public-private partnership agreement to manage and operate the county’s four wastewater treatment facilities and 30 pump stations, which serve more ...

  • Imtech: EUR 175m orders for sustainable water and wastewater assets in the UK

    Gouda - Imtech (technical services provider in Europe) has obtained orders worth over 175 million euro for sustainable engineering and technology solutions for water and waste water assets for the next phase of the Asset Management Plan for Welsh Water in Wales as well as the technology upgrade to the Crossness and Beckton Sewage Treatment Works in London. René van der Bruggen, Imtech CEO: ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • H2O Kunshan and sustainable wastewater treatment at the IE Expo in Shanghai

    New laws and requirements have increased the focus on sustainability. The IE Expo, China’s largest environmental technology trade fair, reflects the latest trend and will take place from 5–7 May 2016 in Shanghai. The experts in wastewater-free production from H2O Kunshan will be on hand at the shared ‘Germany’ booth – number 4529 in Hall N4. They will showcase ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • BCR Environmental, State and Local Officials Open Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Facility

    BCR Environmental today joined state and local officials in commissioning its industry-revolutionizing Neutralizer facility at the Haines City Wastewater Treatment Facility. This sustainable plant, developed in partnership with Haines City, recycles organic waste to produce a natural, high-quality product for agriculture use. The system was retrofitted into the ...


    By BCR Environmental

  • Sustainable management of water in an arid region: water supply measures compared

    Water shortages in water stressed regions can be alleviated by building large infrastructures, such as water transfer systems or saltwater desalination plants, which increase the supply of water. However, a new study, which compares the environmental impact of water supply alternatives in a region of Spain, concludes that reducing water use, rather than increasing supplies, is a more sustainable ...

  • Hydro International Names New National Wastewater/CSO Sales Manager

    Kenneth A. Medlin Jr. to Manage Sales Efforts Through Manufacturer Representative Network in U.S. and Canada Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced the hiring of Kenneth A. Medlin Jr. as the company’s National Sales Manager for Wastewater ...


  • WESTON to offer sustainable development solutions as project manager of India ecotourism park

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) announced today that its subsidiary Weston Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd. will manage India’s first LEED® Platinum targeted ecotourism project at Hyderabad, in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh for Delara Tourism Corporation Limited (DTCL), a Group Company of NCS. WESTON will provide an integrated approach to combine construction management and green development ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Arizona Tourist Destination selects InfoSWMM for advanced wastewater network modeling and management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Bullhead City, Arizona, has selected the powerful smart drainage modeling solution InfoSWMM to implement system improvements based on the City’s Wastewater Master Plan. The purchase equips ...


    By Innovyze

  • H2O Innovation welcomes todd latchaw as national sales manager – wastewater equipment

    Quebec City, April 12, 2010—H2O Innovation Inc. President and CEO Frédéric Dugré is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Latchaw to his team in the newly created position of National Sales Manager – Wastewater Equipment. With nearly fifteen years of experience in the management of capital equipment sales program and client relationship management, Todd brings ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Pöyry assists in the improvement of wastewater disposal and solid waste management in Vietnam

    Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been awarded a contract for wastewater disposal and solid waste management for four provincial towns in Vietnam. The assignment, which is funded by the German KfW Development Bank and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) under the Program North II in Vietnam, has a value of EUR 3.5 million. The local clients are Lang Son ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Indiana’s largest utility looks to Innovyze for smart water and wastewater modeling and management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that Citizens Water of Indianapolis, Indiana, has standardized on Innovyze software for advanced water and wastewater modeling. The comprehensive software selection includes InfoWater for comprehensive ...


    By Innovyze

  • Managing Wastewater at Source Would Be a Win-Win for Municipalities and the Food and Beverage Sector

    The old way of handling wastewater from industry in Ontario municipalities is not working, and smaller businesses in particular need solutions to manage the problem ‘at source’ that are affordable and can be practically implemented. That was a consensus reached during a recent Canadian Water Summit panel discussion on the adoption of on-site and ...


    By BLOOM

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