New News information at Water Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.water-technology.net http://www.water-technology.net/ en-us http://www.water-technology.net/ New News information at Water Technology http://www.water-technology.net/content/images/logo_big.gif Rwanda, Metito make financial close of Kigali Bulk Water Supply project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrwanda-metito-make-financial-close-of-kigali-bulk-water-supply-project-5991808 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrwanda-metito-make-financial-close-of-kigali-bulk-water-supply-project-5991808 The Government of Rwanda and water management solution provider firm Metito have announced the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply public private partnership (PPP) project. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cranfield University installs SMARTech3 to remove and recover nutrients from wastewater http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscranfield-university-installs-smartech3-to-remove-and-recover-nutrients-from-wastewater-5991779 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscranfield-university-installs-smartech3-to-remove-and-recover-nutrients-from-wastewater-5991779 Cranfield University in UK has unveiled a new plant technology SMARTech3, which will enable its researchers to remove and recover nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Yorkshore Water to commence £12m wastewater improvement scheme http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsyorkshore-water-to-commence-12m-waste-water-improvement-scheme-5987074 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsyorkshore-water-to-commence-12m-waste-water-improvement-scheme-5987074 Yorkshire Water is set to start a £12m water improvement scheme at Bolton Upon Dearne Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW), Rotherham, Yorkshore County, UK. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Singapore’s PUB starts construction on DTSS Phase 2 conveyor system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssingapores-pub-starts-construction-on-dtss-phase-2-conveyor-system-5983909 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssingapores-pub-starts-construction-on-dtss-phase-2-conveyor-system-5983909 Singapore’s national water agency PUB has broken ground for the enhanced conveyance system of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT New protocol introduced to safeguard water supply in England and Wales http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-protocol-introduced-to-safeguard-water-supply-in-england-and-wales-5995977 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-protocol-introduced-to-safeguard-water-supply-in-england-and-wales-5995977 A new protocol has been introduced by the UK and Welsh Governments to safeguard water resources, supply and quality in England and Wales. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT EPA awards funding to protect and improve two estuaries in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-awards-funding-to-protect-and-improve-two-estuaries-in-us-5994751 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-awards-funding-to-protect-and-improve-two-estuaries-in-us-5994751 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program and Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MassBays) with funding to safeguard and improve water quality. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kinetico acquires Nimbus Water Systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskinetico-acquires-nimbus-water-systems-5974825 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskinetico-acquires-nimbus-water-systems-5974825 Water treatment solutions company Kinetico has acquired US-based commercial and residential water treatment products manufacturer Nimbus Water Systems. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Iran Ensheab to trial Kamstrup’s water meters and remote reading system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiran-ensheab-to-trial-kamstrups-water-meters-and-remote-reading-system-5973121 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiran-ensheab-to-trial-kamstrups-water-meters-and-remote-reading-system-5973121 Iran Ensheab and Danish technology company Kamstrup have signed a partner contract and an agreement of two pilot projects to adopt smart water metering. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT EIB grants $75m loan to improve water infrastructure in Fiji http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-grants-75m-loan-to-improve-water-infrastructure-in-fiji-5972872 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-grants-75m-loan-to-improve-water-infrastructure-in-fiji-5972872 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide $75m loan to support a new investment programme by the Water Authority of Fiji. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cerafiltec introduces ceramic filtration module for water projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscerafiltec-introduces-ceramic-filtration-module-for-water-projects-5965951 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscerafiltec-introduces-ceramic-filtration-module-for-water-projects-5965951 Water filtration solutions manufacturer Cerafiltec has launched a new filtration module designed to address water challenges. Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dow introduces WAVE software for water and wastewater treatment systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdow-introduces-wave-software-for-water-and-wastewater-treatment-systems-5965961 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdow-introduces-wave-software-for-water-and-wastewater-treatment-systems-5965961 Dow Water and Process Solutions has launched a new design software, water application value engine (WAVE), which integrates multiple technologies into one tool. Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT ZK International to draft regulations for $1.2bn pipeline upgrade programme http://www.water-technology.net/news/newszk-international-to-draft-regulations-for-12bn-pipeline-upgrade-programme-5962041 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newszk-international-to-draft-regulations-for-12bn-pipeline-upgrade-programme-5962041 China-based Shenzhen Water Group’s Pipe Network Division has invited ZK International to participate in drafting the product regulations and standards that would be used in Phase II of the $1.2bn Community Pipeline Network Upgrade Program (CPNUP). Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Asahi Kasei’s Microza membrane selected for desalination plant in Kuwait http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsasahi-kaseis-microza-membrane-selected-for-desalination-plant-in-kuwait-5955334 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsasahi-kaseis-microza-membrane-selected-for-desalination-plant-in-kuwait-5955334 Korean plant construction company Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction has selected Asahi Kasei’s Microza hollow-fiber as pretreatment membrane for the Doha Phase 1 reverse osmosis (RO) seawater desalination plant. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Metropolitan Water District backs $17bn project to upgrade water system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-metropolitan-water-district-backs-17bn-project-to-upgrade-water-system-5948699 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-metropolitan-water-district-backs-17bn-project-to-upgrade-water-system-5948699 The US Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors has voted to support a $17bn project to upgrade the state water system and help improve supply reliability for the Southland. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT WaterBridge Resources acquires Arkoma Water Resources http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswaterbridge-resources-acquires-arkoma-water-resources-5945300 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswaterbridge-resources-acquires-arkoma-water-resources-5945300 WaterBridge Resources, through its affiliate WaterBridge Resources II, has closed on the purchase of Arkoma Water Resources, from USG Surface Facilities I. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Veolia to operate Le Mans Métropole's wastewater treatment plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-operate-le-mans-mtropoles-wastewater-treatment-plant-5945354 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-operate-le-mans-mtropoles-wastewater-treatment-plant-5945354 Veolia has been chosen by Le Mans Métropole, an urban community of 19 municipalities in France, to operate its wastewater treatment plant at La Chauvinière in 2018. Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT California American Water signs agreement to buy Hillview Water Company http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-american-water-signs-agreement-to-buy-hillview-water-company-5943986 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-american-water-signs-agreement-to-buy-hillview-water-company-5943986 California American Water has signed an agreement to buy operating assets of Hillview Water Company and assume the provision of water service within its service area between Oakhurst and Raymond, California. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT RRIG Water Solutions buys 475-mile pipeline in Permian Basin http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrrig-water-solutions-buys-475-mile-pipeline-in-permian-basin-5938673 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrrig-water-solutions-buys-475-mile-pipeline-in-permian-basin-5938673 Texas-based RRIG Energy subsidiary RRIG Water Solutions has bought a pipeline located in the Eastern Delaware Basin from Oilfield Water Logistics. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Veolia opens chilled water plant in Baltimore, Maryland http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-opens-chilled-water-plant-in-baltimore-maryland-5934944 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-opens-chilled-water-plant-in-baltimore-maryland-5934944 Veolia Energy Baltimore Cooling, a unit of Veolia North America, has opened a new chilled water plant in Baltimore, Maryland. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kuraray signs agreement to acquire Calgon Carbon http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskuraray-signs-agreement-to-acquire-calgon-carbon-5933625 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskuraray-signs-agreement-to-acquire-calgon-carbon-5933625 Kuraray has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Calgon Carbon for $21.50 per share in cash, amounting to a total equity value of approximately $1.1bn, and a transaction value of more than of $1.3bn, including Calgon Carbon’s indebtedness.… Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT