Fred Wiesler, Director of Sales and Marketing, discusses his plan to increase the company’s profile and visibility. Wiesler will strengthen these efforts by preparing new product data sheets and sales literature. In addition, he said the company plans to develop a direct regional sales organization in North America and a distributor/agent organization in the rest of the world. QUA now has over 100 installations worldwide in municipal, power, petrochemical, food and beverage and pharmaceutical applications.
Moroccan king recommends desal to curb water crisis
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has ordered the construction of new dams across the country as a matter of urgency, whilst recommending that new desalination plants be considered alongside efforts to improve water efficiency in the agricultural sector. The news follows a meeting on Tuesday with prime minister Saad Eddine El Othmani and senior officials. Last October, the king tasked El Othmani with resolving the water crisis, after Morocco was plagued by severe water shortages in summer 2017. Although the...
Jordan signs deal for inter-utility water transfers
Jordan’s three water utilities have agreed to allow transfers of potable water between them as they look to take a more flexible approach to water supply in the face of the shortages hitting the country. Yarmouk Water Company, Aqaba Water Company and Miyahuna signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will allow them to transfer water between their networks. The agreement will also see the utilities extend cooperation on training and asset management. The agreement was made under the auspices...
Spanish water revenues rise as results pick up pace
FCC Aqualia today reported a 5.8% rise in revenue to €244.9 million in the first quarter of 2018. The additional sales were generated by its Czech SmVaK water distribution business, by the El Alamein desalination plant which is under construction in Egypt, and by new wastewater O&M contracts in Burgos, Madrid and La Rioja, Spain. Meanwhile, Aqualia’s EBITDA rose 1.4% to €51.9 million, while operating income fell 1.3% to €29.7 million. Sacyr’s first-quarter results – also...
Abu Dhabi looks into stormwater aquifer recharge
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality is investigating the possibility of using stormwater runoff to inject water into coastal aquifers, while at the same time countering the risks of flooding in the city. The municipality is in talks with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) over the issue, with the city’s drainage collection network set for major investment and expansion this year. While the majority of stormwater runoff is currently directed into the sea, the municipality said that for areas further...
Fluence to exhibit its latest technologies at IFAT 2018
May 14-18, Munich, Germany. Hall A2, Booth 205. Visit the Fluence stand at hall A2, booth 205 to meet our experts who’ll share onsite demos of our efficient, effective and highly sustainable solutions. Fluence will showcase our latest solutions in water, wastewater and waste-to-energy. Municipal Wastewater Treatment Fluence’s advanced MABR (Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor) wastewater treatment technologies combine nitrification and denitrification to simultaneously treat nitrogen and phosphorus,...