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  • Nestlé wins the Stockholm Industry Water Award

    Nestlé has been named the winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award for its leadership and performance to improve water management in its internal operations and throughout its supply chain. For more photos, translations etc. visit: www.siwi.org/SIWA2011 The Award Committee also recognised Nestlé’s work to improve the water ...

  • Black & Veatch industry experts will participate in ozwater ’10; Australia’s largest water conference

    Global Practice and Technology Leaders and professionals from Black & Veatch’s global water business will participate in Ozwater ’10, Australia’s largest water conference, which is being held from 8-10 March in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Peter Binney, Vice President and Director of Sustainable Water Planning, will be presenting a paper on “Triple bottom line mapping over time to promote ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • New Wastewater Treatment System for Cave Creek, AZ, Wins Industry Recognition for Solving Quality of Life Issues for Community While Saving Taxpayer Dollars

    Since 1996, a wastewater treatment plant serving the Town of Cave Creek, AZ, has drawn numerous complaints from residents and reached the end of its useful life. Located in the middle of an affluent neighborhood with minimal setbacks and minimal odor control, the plant was considered both an eyesore and a source of noxious odor, particularly to golfers playing on an exclusive course located ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • Time to cure sick water

    Turning two billion tons of wastewater into an economic resource could benefit human health, agriculture and the environment, says a new UNEP report released this month. Investing in clean water will pay multiple dividends from overcoming poverty to meeting Millennium Development Goals. Transforming wastewater from a major health and environmental hazard into a clean, safe and ...


  • Launch of the Sembcorp Water Technology Prize, a Platform to Groom Young Water Technologists

    SIWW, Singapore - The Sembcorp Water Technology Prize, an inaugural national competition sponsored by Sembcorp Industries and co-organised by PUB - Singapore's national water agency, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)'s Singapore Membrane Technology Centre (SMTC) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP), was launched today at a networking event for young water talent held on the sidelines of the ...


  • Two new faces at Intellitect Water

    Intellitect Water, the company that pioneered the successful development of in-pipe water quality monitors, has announced the appointment of two new staff members, which CEO Tony Halker says “represents an investment in innovation and customer support.” Mark Duckworth has been appointed Engineering Manager and will work in product development. He has an MSc in Cybernetics and seven ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Nominate for the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize

    Help find the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate! The nominee should have made outstanding achievements of lasting significance in developed or developing countries and provided stimulation for further important work. The work should have great potential or proven impact. Please note that nominations must be submitted in English and that self-nominations or nominations made by persons ...

  • American Water CEO to Participate in Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced its president and chief executive officer Jeff Sterba is ...


    By American Water

  • Saving water and energy in wash extractors

    Ecolab has received an environmental stewardship award from the Austrian state of Oberösterreich in recognition of the company's efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of a local hospital laundry. The Austrian Textile Care team is being recognised after implementing the innovative PERformance SMART low-temperature washing process at a Braunau hospital laundry earlier this year. ...


  • OOSKAnews and U.S. Water Partnership Collaborate on Sharing Water Knowledge

    The U.S. Water Partnership (USWP) has announced that leading water information provider OOKSAnews will join as a member, providing select news content on topics of interest to the global water community. “OOSKAnews is proud to join the USWP –an innovative effort to bring U.S. expertise and leadership to water issues around the world,” said David ...

  • Nestle commits to responsible water management

    With the 20th Annual World Water Week underway, Nestle in the United States is reaffirming its commitment to responsible water management business practices. "Water availability - both quantity and quality - touches our business in a number of ways," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "As part of recognition of World Water Week, Nestle in the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ATi UK is Certified by the National Water Hygiene Scheme

    Analytical Technology UK (ATi) announces certification of its staff under the National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS). The National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS) was created in January 2006 and all ATi’s UK staff has received training and certification under the scheme. The NHWS was devised by Water UK and EU Skills ((Energy & Utility Skills) in partnership. EU Skills, the Sector Skills Council ...


  • Global Water Intelligence Opens Asia Office in Singapore

    SIWW, Singapore, June 30, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Water Intelligence, the leading information service for the international water industry, is the latest addition to the fast evolving cluster of water businesses that are making Singapore the centre of the water world.In conjunction withthe Singapore International Water Week, Global Water Intelligence has announced that it will open its ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Water environment federation now offers free webcasts

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce a new webcast program that will provide free training to WEF members and the entire water profession. Featuring a range of timely topics, the monthly webcasts are made possible at no cost through the financial support of industry organizations and companies. “As a leading resource of water quality education and resources, WEF ...

  • Government committed to West Coast water quality

    The government has invested significantly in improving drinking water safety on the West Coast and will continue to do so, local MP and Associate Health Minister Damien O’Connor said today. Mr O’Connor was responding to a press statement from the Green Party on a draft report which he suggests is not entirely accurate or representative of the situation on the West Coast. “Although the Greens do ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • BASF Receives European Water Stewardship Certificate

    BASF is the first chemical company to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain. In order to attain this certificate, auditors of third party certification body TÜV Nord Integra assessed the entire water management performance of BASF's production site, from extraction of water at its source to its ...

  • Singapore International Water Week kicks off

    While the economic downturn and heat wave might be casting shadows on the June school holidays, an upcoming action-pack event at the Marina Barrage this weekend on 20 and 21 June the inaugural Singapore International Water Festival (SIWF) should provide some welcome relief. This is also the first time the SIWF 2009 will be held in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week, in ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • ECOMONDO 2015 is hosting the debut of Global Water Expo

    Global Water Expo is one of the new features of ECOMONDO 2015, the great international expo dedicated to the recovery of material and energy and sustainable development. From November 3rd to 6th, Hall D3 at Rimini Fiera will host an area representing technologies for the management of the integrated water cycle with the accent on efficiency. An important conference section will ...

  • New partnership to help Greek tap water quality

    INTELLITECT WATER (UK) has announced a new distribution partnership with Olympios Trading for its highly innovative Intellisonde™ in-pipe water quality monitors covering Greece and Cyprus. The Intellisonde™ is designed to provide water companies with more efficient access to drinking water quality data and will now be distributed across these two new markets by Athens-based instrumentation ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • NCKU-AECOM MOUs Focus on Water and Technical Cooperation

    National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with AECOM, a U.S.-based technical services company, on environmental protection and city development through scientific and technical cooperation, natural disaster assessment and water research. NCKU President Hwung-Hweng Hwung signed the MOU concerning scientific and technical ...

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