Water Control News

  • Rotork emergency shut-off solution protects pipelines on motorway bridge

    The Sundsvall Bridge in northern Sweden carries the European Route E4 motorway, spanning a coastal cove to bypass the city of Sundsvall. Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators. A quick reliable shut-off solution on either side of the bridge ...


    By Rotork

  • Smart sensoring water cylcle

    Our colleague Nico was interviewed by the independent Publicspaceinfo.nl regarding the Smart Sensoring solutions of Eijkelkamp Soil & Water. Publicspaceinfo.nl brought a visit to the Eijkelkamp Control Room. From here we can give a good insight how the water cycle is monitored. From here we explained Publicspaceinfo.nl how we support WINNET, Water Innovation Network, in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • California Water Resources Control Green-Lights Recycled Water as Drinking Water

    A report released December 29 by the State Water Resources Control Board concludes that it is feasible to develop and adopt regulations for using recycled water as drinking water, provided that certain research and key knowledge gaps are addressed. Direct potable reuse (DPR) is the addition of recycled water directly into a drinking water system or into a raw water supply immediately ...


    By WateReuse

  • Using infrared spectroscopy to examine functionalised nanoparticles

    For example, nanoparticles are used in catalysis to improve the production rate in commercial processes, and in electrode structures to develop better batteries. They’re also useful in cosmetics and coatings, and in nanocomposites where the surface properties of the individual nanoparticle influence the behaviour of the entire composite [1]. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Rotork fulfils electric and pneumatic actuation contracts for Suncor Fort Hills oil sands development

    In a recent contract, Rotork’s facility at Calgary has fitted IQ3 intelligent electric actuators to fifteen gate valves, sized 42", 48" and 60", and shipped them to the Suncor Fort Hills oil sands mine project in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. This contract is one of many for Suncor Fort Hills which involve Rotork on a global scale. In addition to electric actuators supplied ...


    By Rotork

  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy Will Spend $146 Million for Liquid/Solid Separation and Water Treatment Control Next Year

    Berkshire Hathaway has acquired and merged a number of power and gas transmission companies. It has also created BHE Renewables. The group now known as Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE) will spend $146 million per year on average for liquid/solid separation and water treatment equipment and chemicals over the next five years. Because of its distributed generation and certain other ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Evoqua Water Technologies Launches Blu-Sentinel Chemical Controller for North American Market

    Evoqua Water Technologies’ Aquatics & Disinfection Division today announced the launch of Blu-Sentinel™ controllers, a new line of advanced chemical controllers designed for commercial recreational water applications such as aquatic facilities and water parks. ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Merck Donates 500 Millionth Praziquantel Tablet

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has donated to the World Health Organization (WHO) the 500 millionth tablet to treat the insidious worm disease schistosomiasis. At a school located roughly 25 km north-west of Abidjan, representatives from Merck, WHO and the Ministry of Health of Ivory Coast jointly announced the launch of the medicine’s distribution ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


  • A Product Designed for Overwhelmed Water Management Pros

    Every once in a while a product comes along that’s so innovative and convenient, you wonder how you ever survived without it—sort of like a college student after the invention of the microwave. For a water management pro, this product is the all-new LCP-TP Single Process Level Controller, designed to complement Singer’s Single Solenoid Operated/Override Control Valves. This ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • The Waters ACQUITY Arc System Receives 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award

    Today, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced that its ACQUITY® Arc™ System received a 2016 New Product Innovation Award from market research and growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The  ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Toro Equipment presents the new Automatic Polyelectrolyte Plant PAP-1000

    Toro Equipment launches the new Automatic Polyelectrolyte Plant PAP-1000 manufactured in stainless steel. Description: The new machine is made up of three chambers, one of mixed, other of maturation and a third that already includes the mature polyelectrolyte and optimal for use. It has double helix to favour mixing of polyelectrolyte. It has displays ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Gilufix® FT – Kurita´s approach to control sticky issues

    The European Paper Industry has the leading role in utilizing wastepaper as a raw material. Some paper grades like Packaging Papers, Newsprint and sometimes Tissue are produced with 100 % recycled fiber material. Of course the utilization of recycled fiber material in the paper manufacturing process causes several undesired inconvenience, the biggest one of them are the Stickies. The ...


    By Kurita

  • Gilufix® FT – Kurita´s approach to control sticky issues

    The European Paper Industry has the leading role in utilizing wastepaper as a raw material. Some paper grades like Packaging Papers, Newsprint and sometimes Tissue are produced with 100 % recycled fiber material. Of course the utilization of recycled fiber material in the paper manufacturing process causes several undesired inconvenience, the biggest one of them are the Stickies. The ...


    By Kurita

  • Water crisis in the Gulf needs radical solutions

    Despite their location smack in the middle of the desert, the Gulf countries have water parks, public fountains, and bright green lawns. But all that glitters is not gold, and a water crisis is looming for countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Technology can alleviate its natural scarcity – there will be enough to drink – but the costs and ...


    By IRIN

  • AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual

    The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M51 Air Valves: Air-Release, Air/Vacuum & Combination. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a system can have an undesirable impact on a pump, meter and control valve operation and can create pipeline breaks and collapses. ...

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces New PTI QuantaMaster Spectrofluorometer

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in fluorescence spectroscopy systems and solutions, has just announced the newest addition to the PTI QuantaMaster Series: The PTI QuantaMaster 8000 spectrofluorometer. The new PTI QuantaMaster 8000 series offers the highest guaranteed sensitivity on the market, with a signal- to-noise ratio (SNR) of 30,000:1 RMS for water Raman, matched only by HORIBA’s own ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • LuminUltra and Microbe Detectives Advance Molecular Microbiological Control Solutions in Water and Wastewater

    LuminUltra, a New Brunswick, Canada-based innovator in microbiological monitoring and control solutions, and Microbe Detectives LLC, a Wisconsin-based pioneer in applied metagenomics services for water and wastewater systems, today announced a multi-year partnership. Through the partnership, the two companies will combine their services to provide the only commercial offering that can measure and ...

  • AWWA announces new edition of water loss control manual

    The American Water Works Association has released a fourth edition of M36 Water Audits and Loss Control Programs. As water utilities work to mitigate leakage and loss, M36 provides valuable information to help determine the cost of issues such as meter error and theft and how to prevent ...

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