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Metito Joins The ‘Water Action Platform’ For Global Knowledge-Sharing

Metito has been named one of the founding members of the Water Action Platform, a new forum dedicated to collaboration and knowledge-sharing in the water sector. Launched by Isle Utilities, a technology consultancy company, in March 2020, the Water Action Platform was originally established in response to COVID-19 but has evolved to encompass a wider range of topics, pooling experience and expertise from utilities providers around the world. The platform aims to gather experiences within the global water network to develop best practice responses to pandemics and similarly disruptive scenarios to the water industry to protect lives and livelihoods. Piers Clark, Chairman of Isle Utilities, said: “Only through targeted global collaboration and coordinated action can we assist with the
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Aeration Record-Breaker in Montrose, British Colombia

In the Trail Times, it was recently reported that: ‘…..the Village of Montrose has been successful in its application for funding under the Infrastructure Canada Grant Program for upgrades to the Village’s waste water treatment facility - a project that will modernize the 56-year-old plant….’ Not that one should be critical of a local newspaper that covers this village in south eastern British Colombia (two hours north of Spokane) – a publication which understandably knows that its readers won’t necessarily require all the finer details of a sewage treatment plant. However, it didn’t mention the fact that Montrose’s original aeration technology, installed by Lakeside Equipment….. back in 1963……is still in operation – and is very probably the longest lasting engineering of its type to still

Aeration Tank Organic Overload Resolved by Landia Mixers

The introduction of five Landia mixers has brought about significant improvements to the biological and dewatering processes at the recently upgraded Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Milton, Pennsylvania. Serving six municipalities in Northern Northumberland County, the new-look Milton Regional Sewer Authority

In What Ways Can a Facility Reuse Brine Waste?

While used in a number of industrial processes, brines can be difficult to treat and discharge once they’ve reached the end of their usable life. If your plant is looking for more economical ways to manage brine waste, you might be wondering “How can a facility reuse brine waste?”
Interviews

Ecolab Makes an Exponential Impact on Water Sustainability

Arjan Boogaards is the Senior Vice President and President, Middle East & Africa (MEA) region for Ecolab Inc., the global specialist in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. waterHQ conducted an interview with Boogaards who talked to us about Ecolab’s comprehensive solutions and how the company optimizes water and energy use, and improves operational efficiencies for customers in the MENA region.

Panasonic Added New Residential Water Supply Systems

waterHQ conducted an interview with Hidenori Matsubara, General Manager, Panasonic Eco Solutions Middle East & Africa, a division of PMMAF to highlight the latest development from Panasonic on the water industry. Panasonic has a long history of Water Pumps business dating back to 1955. Panasonic Manufacturing Indonesia
Industry Experts

Water Industry Innovations in 2018

As the human population of the world continues to grow rapidly, bridging the gap between supply and demand and providing access to safe, clean water has become a priority and a strategic imperative that must be continuously addressed. Thus, there is a clear need to seek out fresh ideas and new approaches to deal with the challenges of dwindling natural water supplies. Whilst there is still some methods to follow, advances in science and technology are helping to bridge this gap and drive the industry forward. The goal of many of these advances is to enhance sustainability and efficiency of production whilst reducing power usage and wastage to a minimum throughout water infrastructure networks. And the advances that will reach success will be scalable, at low cost, and ecologically

Desalination to the Rescue

The world has very little fresh water and it is running out. At tens of billions of tons yearly, the fresh water of the ice caps is falling into the salty sea which is already 97 percent of the world’s water. Rising sea levels will cause mayhem with the supplies of most of the world’s cities because they sit low down
Water Treatment

Dispersed Manufacturing Drives the Industrial Filtration Market

Filtration is one of the primary procedures in the water and wastewater treatment industry. Industrial filters are used to filter the primary source of water to remove slit, pipe scale, sand, and algae. Many countries are involved in the recycling and treatment of their water resources.

AWW Exclusive: Water Well Disinfection Procedures

Water well disinfection is one of the most common forms of maintenance performed; it is also one of the most misunderstood procedures in our industry. Water well disinfection is typically employed for one of two reasons, mandated or reactionary.
Wastewater Treatment

New Solution for Industrial & Domestic Wastewater Treatment

EFLO International Ltd, part of Concorde-Corodex Group, revealed its innovative new product for the treatment of wastewater at Wetex conference. EFLO provides complete water and wastewater solutions from start to end, able to serve each customer's unique requirements.
Desalination

Advancing Clean-Energy Desalination: In the Limelight

The global desalination market has grown significantly in the past few years, with the largest plants coming on line in the Middle East. According to the 2016-2017 IDA Yearbook published by Global Water Intelligence, the period June 2015 to June 2016 saw an increase of 3.7 million m3/d of desalination capacity added
Country Reports

Saudi Water Desalination Capacity Sets Global Record

The process to separate salt and other minerals from the sources including sea, brackish, and river are carried out by desalination equipment. Its primary components compromise of valves, actuated valves, energy recovery unit, pumps, connecting hoses, filtration unit, and separators. The global water desalination equipment market size was estimated at USD11.58 billion in 2016 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.1 percent over the next eight years. Increasing water concerns and usages of aqua resources by rising population is expected to drive the market over the forecast period according to Grand View Research.

Portable Water Bottles Trending in the UAE

Hectic lifestyles, the need for practicality, and convenience have created a need for bottled water in such fast-paced times. Rapid urbanization, health care, and increase in population are all contributing factors to the growth of the bottled water industry.

Valuing Water Resources in Turkey

Water is an essential component of Turkey's economy and environment. The country's annual average potential of economically exploitable water resources is 112 billion m3.
Pumps & Flow Meters

Water Sampler with Drillhole Flow Meter

Options for water sampling were added to the PFL DIFF probe to accomplish controlled groundwater sampling. This configuration makes it possible to obtain pressurized water samples including dissolved gas. The sampling location can be accurately located on the basis of flow and SPR measurements. Flow and electrical conductivity measurements are conducted during sampling in order to monitor the sampling process. Rubber sealing disks are used to isolate the flow of water in the test section (fracture) from the flow in the rest of the drill hole.

Submersible Pumps Pump Up the Market

Jets and pumps share a similar function, but the growth of the submersible pumps market is expected to grow owing high demand. Pumps have proved to be more efficient and practical despite having the same function as jets. Submersible pumps are preferred as they do not need suction techniques that are required by jet
Events

IFAT 2020 to be canceled

The COVID-19 pandemic has a massive impact—also on the global environmental technology industry. In consultation with the Executive Board of the Exhibitors’ Advisory Board and the conceptual partners of IFAT, Messe München conducted a survey among the IFAT exhibitors, revealing that most respondents are against holding IFAT from September 7 to 11, 2020. Hence, IFAT at the planned time would be unacceptable—not only for Messe München but also for the trade fair participants. In addition, according to the latest announcements, major events must not be held until the end of August 2020. In order to provide all customers a reliable basis for planning and in close consultation with the Executive Board of the Exhibitors' Advisory Council, IFAT is canceled. “A safe and successful IFAT 2020 for

IFAT Is Postponed—New Date in September 2020

Due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe and based on the recommendations of the German Ministry of Health and the Bavarian State Government, Messe München feels compelled to postpone IFAT 2020. This measure is taken in consultation with the Executive Board of the Exhibitors’ Advisory Board,

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