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  • 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

  • Rotork CVA delivers accurate pressure control for city’s water supply network

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also needs ...


    By Rotork

  • Increased consumer involvement in electricity and water networks

    A new study has reviewed the dramatic changes that have taken place over recent decades in ‘network-bound systems’ of electricity grids, water supply and wastewater management. Focusing on case studies in The Netherlands, the study found that consumers are becoming more active participants in the supply of these resources and services. The way in which consumers use and ...

  • Spain joins IWA’s Young Water Professionals network

    The President of the International Water Association (IWA), Helmut Kroiss, and Fernando Morcillo, President of AEAS (the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation), have launched the official Spanish group of young water professionals - Young Water Professionals Spain (YWP Spain), at the “13th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • `Smart` water quality sensor network wins iAward

    At last night's Australian Information Industry Association's annual awards in Melbourne, CSIRO was named winner of the 2010 iAward for research and development. CSIRO and Seqwater have developed Australia's largest integrated intelligent wireless sensor network, which is monitoring Lake Wivenhoe and its catchment. This supplies the majority of the region’s drinking water as part of the SEQ ...

  • CSIRO partners global Water Footprint Network

    The Water Footprint Network seeks to advance the concept of ‘water footprinting’ as a means of understanding and addressing the negative impacts on freshwater systems of the production and consumption of goods and services. As a Network partner, CSIRO has conducted a range of water footprint case studies on various products – including food products manufactured by Mars Australia – and has been ...

  • MOE presents: provincial water monitoring networks

    Dave Rudolph – "Emerging Needs for Temporal and Spatial Data Precision" Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought provoking presentation on the value of data. Dave used case studies to illustrate how different factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • UPM publishes paper’s water footprint in cooperation with Water Footprint Network

    UPM celebrates the World Water Week 2011 in Stockholm by publishing the pilot study results for paper’s water footprint in cooperation with the Water Footprint Network. A Water Footprint Assessment maps the amount of freshwater consumed throughout the production chain of paper. The results show that water for growing trees represents the primary contribution to the total water footprint of ...

  • Increasing water supplies - reuse of treated wastewater

    Reusing wastewater, particularly for agricultural purposes, plays an increasingly important part in water management, particularly in areas of low rainfall. A recent study of the Apulia region in southern Italy shows that wastewater can be used to meet agricultural water needs. The Apulian water agency (AQP) runs the largest aqueduct system in Europe, importing water from neighbouring regions and ...

  • Itron Announces Water Fixed Network Deployment in Western Australia to Conserve Water

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the Water Corporation of Australia is installing 13,000 Itron smart water meters across the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which encompasses the townships of Port and South Hedland, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham and Point Samson. The Itron meters, communication modules, network infrastructure and software will ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Modernising & upgrading the UK waterways network

    As a nation we have become dependent on the national road network, but with increasing congestion, exorbitant fuel prices and the ongoing effort to reduce carbon emissions, there has been significant emphasis on finding ways to reduce traffic volumes. One of the major areas of focus has been the transfer of freight from the road network onto greener methods of transport. The obvious ...


    By Diagonal Lock

  • 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

  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports

    Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration among passengers, who may see ferries come close to a port, but thereafter depart ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • VITENS chooses InfoWorks WS for Dutch water network control

    Wallingford, UK – 9 March 2005 – Wallingford Software, a leading developer of hydraulic modeling and network data management software for the worldwide water industry, has announced that VITENS, the biggest water supply company in The Netherlands, ...


    By Innovyze

  • Aqualogy unveils non-invasive technological solutions for water and sewerage network maintenance

    Unique iDroloc leak detection system and Ice Pigging technology will benefit customers and companies These innovative, non-invasive technologies are set to significantly improve efficiency and lower costs Aqualogy is launching a campaign to promote its new suite of non-invasive methods for water and sewerage systems to coincide with the start of the water industry’s next AMP ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Earth Day 2012: Sensus Offers Smart Water Network Solutions

    Each Earth Day, the demand for water continues to outpace availability. At current consumption rates, there could be a worldwide water shortage of 40 percent by 2030. To combat this growing global issue, ...


    By Sensus Metering Systems Inc.

  • Hawaii’s largest utility adopts InfoWater smart water network technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that the Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) has selected InfoWater to optimize O‘ahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system. The BWS is the largest municipal water ...


    By Innovyze

  • Water technology firm Xylem joins Ceres company network

    Ceres announced today that its board of directors has approved Xylem Inc., a major global water technology company, as the newest member of the Ceres Company Network. Companies that join Ceres’ network work to further integrate environmental and social performance into their business strategies and initiatives. Xylem, based in White Plains, NY, is a leading provider of technology and ...


    By Ceres

  • Country of Samoa chooses Innovyze smart water and sewer network modeling solutions

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that the Samoa Water Authority (SWA) has chosen Innovyze industry-leading H2OMAP Water and InfoWorks CS software ...


    By Innovyze

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