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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • `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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Itron Announces New Water Fixed Network Deployment in Australia

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it was chosen by the Cairns Regional Council, under the Port Douglas Demand Management Campaign, to deploy its advanced water metering solution. Itron has begun deploying its wireless fixed network system in the town of Port Douglas, in Far North Queensland. This new deployment in Australia follows last ...


    By Itron Inc

  • WARN Network issues report on water sector response to Superstorm Sandy

    The American Water Works Association has announced the publication of a new report from the Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network detailing the water sector’s response to Superstorm Sandy in fall 2012. The report, titled “ ...

  • Seattle Public Utilities Selects Innovyze Smart Water Network Modeling Technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) in Washington has chosen the company’s industry-leading InfoWater to support its large-scale, enterprise-wide geospatial ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze simplifies smart water network transient modeling with InfoSurge V10

    Pushing the limits of smart water network innovation, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today released its V10 Generation of InfoSurge. It extends the capabilities of previous generations with the addition of innovative features, elements, and ...


    By Innovyze

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