Water Standards News

  • Atkins partners on major Southern Water Framework

    Southern Water has signed up design and engineering consultancy Atkins and IT services and consulting firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to help the company improve water resources, the environment and customer service. A four-year agreement has been drawn up, with the two firms providing engineering and asset management support to help upgrade Southern Water’s 370 Wastewater Treatment ...


    By Atkins

  • New Jersey Waters Fall Short of State Standards

    TRENTON, New Jersey (ENS) - Many waters in New Jersey are not meeting state water quality standards for aquatic life, fish consumption and freshwater recreational uses, according to a new comprehensive report issued today. Still, most waters in the state are healthy enough to support drinking water supply, shellfish harvesting, and ocean beach recreational uses, the report concluded. ...

  • Black & Veatch Establishes Asia-Pacific Headquarters & Global Design Centre For Water in Singapore

    Singapore – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, officially opened its Global Design Centre for water in Singapore today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by Mr S Iswaran, Minister of State for Trade and Industry. The Minister also presented Mr Ralph Eberts, Managing Director of Black & Veatch’s Asia-Pacific water ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Premier Water Research Institute Selects STARLIMS to Meet Stringent German and EU Drinking Water Standards

    HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA – STARLIMS Corporation, a front-running global provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), announced today that it has been selected by IWW Water Centre, Muelheim, one of the leading water research institutes in Germany. Compliance with Stringent German and International Quality StandardsBy implementing the entirely web-based STARLIMS V10 ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • Ban on water-wasteful buildings proposed

    Minimum water efficiency requirements are to be set for all new homes, shops and office buildings under proposals announced this week. The proposed measures are part of the Code for Sustainable Homes, the Government's scheme aimed at addressing energy and water-related issues through planning rules, and could cut water use by 15-20%, ministers say. The Government is now consulting on details of ...

  • New Adelaide Bus Terminal Site Sets Standard During Construction

    Major South Australian construction company, Hansen Yuncken and environmental organisation, KESAB (KEEP SOUTH AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL) have joined with key Adelaide City Council and industry stakeholders in a CLEAN SITE® environment partnership program at Adelaide’s new bus terminal construction project. The initiative leads the Australian building industry commitment to ensure best environmental ...

  • AWWA TO CELEBRATE THE POWER OF ITS MEMBERS

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is set to honor its 60,000 members for their hard work and dedication to protecting public health during the third annual AWWA Member Appreciation Week, November 5-11, 2006. “The strength of AWWA is in its members,” said Jack Hoffbuhr, executive director of AWWA. “It is the knowledge, experience and dedication of our members that have made us the ...


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