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Gravity Base Structure Delivered

The gravity base structure foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale installation of its Deep Green technology has been delivered. The structure was floated on the River Mersey on Wednesday to mark a milestone for its operations in Wales and the upcoming offshore installation in Holyhead Deep. “With the delivery of the gravity base structure, we are making significant progress towards the first installation in Holyhead Deep”, says David Collier, COO of Minesto. “Preparations for offshore testing is in its final stages and we are relishing the prospect of soon being operative in the tidal streams off Holy Island”. The gravity base structure was floated in the dry dock in which it’s been built on the River Mersey. The delivery marks a milestone for Minesto’s DG500 project, which will

Aussie Exports Test Gear

Australian Pump Industries announced a major contract for supply of 500 bar hydrostatic test gear for the Middle East. Conceived, designed and built at Australian Pump Industry’s 2.5 acre Sydney manufacturing base and headquarters, the big machines were chosen against stiff competition from both United States and

Veolia to Supply World’s Largest Discfilter System

The City of Houston, TX, has awarded a contract to Veolia Water Technologies Inc. to supply a Hydrotech Discfilter system for tertiary treatment at its 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The existing traveling bridge filters at the 69th Street WWTP are near the end of their life and need replacement. A team
Water Treatment

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.

Biological Approach for the Effluent Treatment of Paper Boards

Water is an essential raw material for manufacturing of paper boards, and effluent treatment is critical part of this process. Wastewater is characterized by extreme quantities of pH, total dissolved solids (TDS), total suspended solids (TSS), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), and chemical oxygen demand (COD).
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
Cover Story

Energy Demands Drive the Flow meter Market

The global flow meters market demand is expected to witness lucrative growth over the forecast period (2015-2022) owing to varied technological developments leading to the adoption of advanced technology. They consist of an indicator, stop, scale and tube.
Country Reports

China Sewage Treatment Industry: Great Opportunities for Investors

The distribution of China's water resources is uneven across areas and between the years. China is faced with water resource issues, and is under moderate water shortage in terms of water resources per capita though the total water resources are large. Sewage issues affect life and environment and also increased the municipal economic water scarcity. In recent years, the Chinese government has published a series of policies to promote the sewage treatment industry for China's water pollution issues is deteriorating.

Water Policies, Regulation and Programs In South Africa

This section introduces water sector-related regulatory frameworks and public sector activities. These are expected to inform or affect investment decisions made by potential investors and businesses in the sector. Managing water resources involves contributions from various stakeholders at different points along the
Product Focus - Pumps & Flow Meters

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 pumps to pull the liquid. In fact, submersible pumps use direct water pressure to bring the water to the surface. Infrastructural and agricultural development alongside growing urbanization and industrialization have led to the increase in demand for pumps. Demand for submersible pumps is expected to remain significant from agriculture and wastewater treatment industries throughout the forecast period.

Sonic-Pro® S3 Ultrasonic Flowmeter

Sonic-Pro® S3 Hybrid Ultrasonic Flowmeters will precisely measure flow in virtually any fluid in which sound can travel. The sound transducers are clamped to the outside of the pipe wall to measure flow in either clean and dirty fluids. This method of flow measurement is safe, non-intrusive and very easy to service.