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 Hyflux to develop desalination plants in Saudi Arabia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshyflux-to-develop-desalination-plants-in-saudi-arabia-5741398 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshyflux-to-develop-desalination-plants-in-saudi-arabia-5741398 Hydrochem Saudi, a division of Singapore-based water and energy solutions provider Hyflux, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saline Water Conversion (SWCC) to develop three seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants in Saudi Arabi… Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Emefcy secures wastewater treatment contract in Ethiopia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-secures-second-wastewater-treatment-contract-in-ethiopia-5739402 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-secures-second-wastewater-treatment-contract-in-ethiopia-5739402 Wastewater treatment solutions provider Emefcy Group has signed its contract of approximately $400,000 in Ethiopia, for wastewater treatment and reuse. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SoCalGas' hydrothermal project to receive DOE funding http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssocalgas-hydrothermal-project-to-receive-doe-funding-5738740 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssocalgas-hydrothermal-project-to-receive-doe-funding-5738740 The US Energy Department (DOE) has chosen Southern California Gas' (SoCalGas) pilot hydrothermal wastewater processing project for a federal funding of up to $1.2m. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Belgian wastewater treatment plant to use ZeeLung technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-water-to-provide-zeelung-technology-for-belgian-waste-water-plant-upgrade-5735489 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-water-to-provide-zeelung-technology-for-belgian-waste-water-plant-upgrade-5735489 Aquafin has selected to upgrade the Schilde Wastewater Treatment Plant with a combined solution of GE's ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) and ZeeWeed membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologies. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Modern Water to provide ABMC techology to Indian textile firm for wastewater treatment http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmodern-water-receives-offer-for-purchase-of-brine-concentration-technology-5734282 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmodern-water-receives-offer-for-purchase-of-brine-concentration-technology-5734282 Modern Water has announced that after the successful pilot testing in December 2016, it has secured the first sale of its All-Membrane Brine Concentration (AMBC) technology. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Los Angeles completes Terminal Island Water Reclamation plant expansion http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsladwp-completes-terminal-island-water-reclamation-plant-expansion-5732668 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsladwp-completes-terminal-island-water-reclamation-plant-expansion-5732668 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has completed expansion of the Terminal Island Water Reclamation plant. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Black & Veatch secures contract for Liverpool WWTP project in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsblack-veatch-secures-contract-for-liverpool-wwtp-project-in-us-5729327 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsblack-veatch-secures-contract-for-liverpool-wwtp-project-in-us-5729327 US-based Black & Veatch has been chosen by the Medina County Sanitary Engineers in Ohio to provide plant operating enhancements and energy savings for the Liverpool wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT GE partners with Canadian university to improve wastewater treatment in Guelph, Ontario http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-partners-with-canadian-university-to-improve-wastewater-treatment-in-guelph-5727732 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-partners-with-canadian-university-to-improve-wastewater-treatment-in-guelph-5727732 GE’s Water & Process Technologies has partnered with the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada on a federal government-funded, research project to enhance renewable energy generation as well as produce a pathogen-free biosolids fertiliser. Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mueller to acquire Singer Valve for $25.8m http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmueller-to-acquire-singer-valve-for-258m-5728048 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmueller-to-acquire-singer-valve-for-258m-5728048 Georgia-based company Mueller Water Products has signed a definitive agreement to buy Canadian manufacturer of automatic control valves Singer Valve for C$34m ($25.8m). Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Innovyze releases updated IWLive Pro software to aid utility decision-making http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsinnovyze-releases-updated-iwlive-pro-software-to-aid-utility-decision-making-5724304 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsinnovyze-releases-updated-iwlive-pro-software-to-aid-utility-decision-making-5724304 Wet infrastructure business analytics software provider Innovyze has launched its updated IWLive Pro software to support utility decision-making. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT EPA commences technology challenge for advanced septic system nitrogen sensor http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-commences-technology-challenge-for-advanced-septic-system-nitrogen-sensor-5723695 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-commences-technology-challenge-for-advanced-septic-system-nitrogen-sensor-5723695 The US EPA and its partners launched a technology challenge for an advanced septic system nitrogen sensor. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bluewater Bio secures contract for FilterClear technology from Severn Trent Water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbluewater-bio-to-provide-filterclear-technology-to-mott-macdonald-bentley-5721801 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbluewater-bio-to-provide-filterclear-technology-to-mott-macdonald-bentley-5721801 Bluewater Bio Limited, a provider of treatment solutions to the water industry, has announced that Severn Trent Water, through its capital delivery partner Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB), has chosen Bluewater's high rate multi-media filtration technol… Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Itron to modernise Halifax water distribution system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsitron-to-modernise-halifax-water-distribution-system-5719920 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsitron-to-modernise-halifax-water-distribution-system-5719920 US-based technology and services company Itron has entered into a contract with Halifax Regional Water Commission for modernising the utility’s water distribution system. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pennsylvania American Water to upgrade water and sewer in New Cumberland and Lower Allen http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-to-upgrade-water-and-sewer-in-new-cumberland-and-lower-allen-5719310 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-to-upgrade-water-and-sewer-in-new-cumberland-and-lower-allen-5719310 Pennsylvania American Water in the US is set to modernise the existing water and sewer main in New Cumberland Borough and Lower Allen Township. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New York to invest $2bn in clean water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-york-to-invest-2bn-in-clean-water-infrastructure-5714304 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-york-to-invest-2bn-in-clean-water-infrastructure-5714304 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to invest $2bn in critical water infrastructure across New York State, as part of the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Metropolitan study suggests construction of groundwater basins http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetropolitan-study-suggests-construction-groundwater-basins-5713115 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetropolitan-study-suggests-construction-groundwater-basins-5713115 A new metropolitan study suggests that there is a scope to treat and purify wastewater and distribute it across the groundwater basins with collaboration between the Metropolitan Water District and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:12:00 GMT Irish Water to upgrade Inniscarra Water Treatment Plant in Cork http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsirish-water-to-upgrade-inniscarra-water-treatment-plant-in-cork-5713610 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsirish-water-to-upgrade-inniscarra-water-treatment-plant-in-cork-5713610 Irish Water has announced plans to invest €5.5m to upgrade the Inniscarra Water Treatment Plant in Cork. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT i2O strengthens software development team to improve smart water networks http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-strengthens-software-development-team-to-improve-smart-water-networks-5711198 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-strengthens-software-development-team-to-improve-smart-water-networks-5711198 UK-based smart water network solutions company i2O has increased the size of its software development team to double over the last 12 months. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT OriginClear to work with UltraEpur http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclearto-work-with-ultraepur-5711652 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclearto-work-with-ultraepur-5711652 OriginClear, a US-based company that provides water treatment solutions, has responded to EU-level water infrastructure directives by African governments by working with France-based engineering company UltraEpur. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CH2M secures design-build contract from City of Gallup in New Mexico http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-secures-design-build-contract-from-city-of-gallup-in-new-mexico-5708296 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-secures-design-build-contract-from-city-of-gallup-in-new-mexico-5708296 CH2M, a global engineering company, has secured an eight-year contract from the City of Gallup council in New Mexico, for operating and maintaining the city’s five-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT