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Water Supply vs. Demand: Technology Innovation Is Here but Regulatory Challenges Still Remain

Water World - Fri, 03/01/2013 - 17:06

The water industry is rapidly becoming one of the most innovative in the world, but it still has significant challenges to overcome.

Making a Mark in Industrial Water Treatment: GE's Heiner Markhoff Reveals Strategy

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

Ever since GE brought its power and water divisions together four years ago, the company has made the most of its access potential to industrial water treatment clients.

Tanzanian Tales: Why PPP Failed to Scale a Mountain of Water Problems

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

The case of privatisation in Tanzania can be seen as an example of how international vendors should not enter a developing market. The following article is based on the World Bank white paper: A case study of Public-Private Partnerships in Water Supply and Sewerage Services in Dar Es Salaam.

A Peace of Water for Gaza: Bringing Palestine's RO project to life

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

By 2020 the population of Gaza will increase to around 2.1 million. Putting heavy strain on an already unusable coastal aquifer, a reverse osmosis desalination plant has been touted as the only answer.

Consultancy Debate: Emerging Trends in MENA

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

Consultant's roles in Middle Eastern water projects are evolving. They are now being seen as the "brain" behind complex engineering and corporate contracts.

China's Year of the Snake And Water/Wastewater Cleanup

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

China's environmental pollution challenges are well known, following a period of extensive economic growth. Yet investment is on its way, which could result in opportunities global water and wastewater companies.

Harvesting Green Gold: Algae Energy is More than a Facade

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

By 2020 commercial buildings in France will be required to generate more energy than they consume. One company believes photobioreactors that grow algae using wastewater nutrients and create power are the answer to this regulatory demand. Jeremy Josephs reports on results from a pilot project situated in the heart of Paris.

The Evolution of the Water Mole: Will Open Cut Trenching be a Thing of the Past?

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

Technologies used for tunnelling trenches, digging or renewing pipelines have developed considerably over the last 40 years. Yet how is this market weathering the global economic storm? WWi reports on recent developments, including pipe bursting in Brazil and a new service pipeline in Germany.

Wasser, Wasser Überall

Water World - Thu, 02/28/2013 - 23:00

The bi-annual trade fair, congress and public show WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL is returning on April 23 Р26 to bring the global water and wastewater sectors to Germany. WWi speaks to Dipl.-Ing. J̦rn Winkels from the advisory council of the event to find out more about what can be expected from the growing show.

Australia, New Zealand government support spurs use of membrane technology in water treatment

Water World - Wed, 02/27/2013 - 09:08

The Australia and New Zealand membrane technology market for water and wastewater treatment has grown from government support.

CH2M HILL earns innovation award for energy independence at Denmark wastewater treatment plant

Water World - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 14:27

CH2M HILL announced that the Ejby Mølle Wastewater Treatment Plant in Odense, Denmark won a Water and Energy Exchange Global Innovation Award.

GE technology helps Australia’s largest desalination plant become operational

Water World - Wed, 02/20/2013 - 10:52

GE was instrumental in bringing Australia’s largest seawater desalination plant into operation with its innovative rainfall catchment technology.

New sludge dewatering pumps used at Danish wastewater treatment plant

Water World - Fri, 02/15/2013 - 10:38

Mono’s EZstrip technology has been highlighted at a Danish wastewater treatment plant for a sludge dewatering process. 

Global metering pump market expects major expansion within next five years

Water World - Tue, 02/12/2013 - 14:05

The metering pump market is expected to experience high revenue growth during the next five years.

Osmotic power pilot plant to generate 2MW in Norway

Water World - Tue, 02/12/2013 - 09:52

IDE Technologies has entered into an agreement with renewable energy company Statkraft to develop a 2 mega-watt Osmotic Power Generation pilot plant in Sunndalsøra, Norway...

Bright UV lights in US attract buyer from Germany

Water World - Tue, 02/12/2013 - 04:45

Light source and system provider Heraeus Noblelight has acquired the Fusion UV Systems group, headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, from the British Spectris group...

Stormwater treatment distribution contract signed in Russia

Water World - Tue, 02/12/2013 - 04:34

Hydro International has signed a business partnership with Russian water engineering company Ecoline to supply its stormwater management and treatment products in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan...

Roll up, roll up – £250m of water contracts on offer in Northern Ireland

Water World - Tue, 02/12/2013 - 04:23

Northern Ireland water (NI Water), the sole provider of water and wastewater services in the country, said it has £250 million worth of contracts to tender over the next year and a half...

Global wastewater reuse, recycling markets expected to expand, research says

Water World - Thu, 02/07/2013 - 10:37

Global markets for wastewater recycling and reuse technologies continues to grow according to new Global Information research.



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