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 Pennsylvania American Water commences water line extension in Butler County, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-commences-water-line-extension-in-butler-county-us-5846092 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-commences-water-line-extension-in-butler-county-us-5846092 Pennsylvania American Water has started construction to extend water lines in Butler County, US to provide public water service to the Summit Township Elementary School and around 100 residential customers. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT DC Water selects Aclara for advanced metering infrastructure network in Columbia, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdc-water-selects-aclara-for-advanced-metering-infrastructure-network-in-columbia-us-5844787 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdc-water-selects-aclara-for-advanced-metering-infrastructure-network-in-columbia-us-5844787 The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has selected infrastructure solutions provider Aclara Technologies to provide an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network and install water metres as part of a city-wide system upgra… Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Iowa American Water acquires water system of Blue Grass city, Iowa http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiowa-american-water-acquires-water-system-of-blue-grass-city-iowa-5844779 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiowa-american-water-acquires-water-system-of-blue-grass-city-iowa-5844779 Iowa American Water has acquired the City of Blue Grass, Iowa’s water system for $1.3m, a move that will see addition of around 650 customers. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT CH2M secures contract to conduct research on benefits of big data analytics to water utilities http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-secures-contract-for-research-on-benefits-of-big-data-analytics-to-water-utilities-5843037 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-secures-contract-for-research-on-benefits-of-big-data-analytics-to-water-utilities-5843037 CH2M was recently awarded a contract by Water Environment & Reuse Foundation to conduct research on ‘Designing Sensor Networks and Locations on an Urban Sewershed Scale’. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Solenis to build direct sales channel for Indian water treatment market http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssolenis-to-build-direct-channel-for-indian-industrial-water-treatment-market-5839459 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssolenis-to-build-direct-channel-for-indian-industrial-water-treatment-market-5839459 US-based specialty chemicals company Solenis is set to build a direct sales channel to serve the industrial water treatment market in India. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT GE signs contract for wastewater treatment at Rosneft’s facility in Russia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-signs-contract-for-wastewater-treatment-at-rosnefts-facility-in-russia-5834987 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-signs-contract-for-wastewater-treatment-at-rosnefts-facility-in-russia-5834987 GE has signed a service agreement with Bashneft to provide wastewater treatment services at Rosneft’s industrial facility in the Russian city of Ufa. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alaskan city selects Veolia’s MBBR system for ammonia removal http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscity-of-palmer-selects-veolias-mbbr-system-for-ammonia-removal-5832162 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscity-of-palmer-selects-veolias-mbbr-system-for-ammonia-removal-5832162 Resource management solutions provider Veolia’s AnoxKaldnes Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) system has been selected by Palmer, a city in Alaska, for its waste water treatment facility. Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Suez to extend wastewater treatment plant in Panama City http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-to-extend-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-panama-city-5831288 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-to-extend-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-panama-city-5831288 French utility company Suez has secured a contract worth about €195m from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Panama (MINSA) to extend and operate the Juan Diaz wastewater treatment plant in the city. Wed, 31 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Emefcy, RWL Water execute sale and purchase agreement http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-rwl-water-execute-spa-for-merger-by-acquisition-5828375 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-rwl-water-execute-spa-for-merger-by-acquisition-5828375 ASX-listed Emefcy Group and US-based RWL Water have executed a binding sale and purchase agreement (SPA), under which the firms will merge to form a new company called Fluence Corporation. Mon, 29 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bluefield Research forecasts $300bn spending on municipal water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbluefield-research-forecasts-300bn-spending-on-municipal-water-infrastructure-5827154 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbluefield-research-forecasts-300bn-spending-on-municipal-water-infrastructure-5827154 Water technologies advisory firm Bluefield Research has released a report stating that $300bn of forecasted capital expenditures will be invested towards municipal water pipe and hardware network over the next ten years. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Osmoflo and Cooper Brewery extend water treatment contract http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsosmoflo-and-cooper-brewery-extend-water-treatment-contract-5823437 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsosmoflo-and-cooper-brewery-extend-water-treatment-contract-5823437 Australia-based desalination and water treatment firm Osmoflo and Coopers Brewery have extended their existing build-own-operate (BOO) agreement for water supply. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT American Water Charitable Foundation to support NGA Water Policy Network http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamerican-water-charitable-foundation-to-support-nga-water-policy-network-5827190 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamerican-water-charitable-foundation-to-support-nga-water-policy-network-5827190 American Water’s nonprofit arm, the American Water Charitable Foundation has partnered with National Governors Association Centers for Best Practices (NGA Center) Water Policy Learning Network to create a platform to share strategies and best practic… Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Aqua America to invest $450m to upgrade water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaqua-america-to-invest-450m-in-2017-to-upgrade-water-infrastructure-5816821 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaqua-america-to-invest-450m-in-2017-to-upgrade-water-infrastructure-5816821 Water services company Aqua America is set to invest $450m this year to upgrade critical water infrastructure in the communities it serves. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT EPA awards funds to prevent water pollution in New Mexico, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-awards-funding-to-prevent-water-pollution-in-new-mexico-us-5815286 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-awards-funding-to-prevent-water-pollution-in-new-mexico-us-5815286 The New Mexico Environment Department has secured a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support the state’s water pollution control programme. Mon, 15 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Evoqua to expand wastewater treatment plant in Florida, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-to-expand-biological-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-florida-us-5814231 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-to-expand-biological-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-florida-us-5814231 Evoqua has been chosen by the Regional Utilities of Walton County, through its sales partner AAG Electric Motors and Pumps, to expand the biological wastewater treatment plant located in the south Walton County resort community of Seacrest. Sun, 14 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US EPA grants fund to manage Oklahoma’s nonpoint-source water pollution http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-grants-fund-to-manage-oklahomas-nonpoint-source-water-pollution-5811494 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsepa-grants-fund-to-manage-oklahomas-nonpoint-source-water-pollution-5811494 The Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy has received funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to manage nonpoint-source water pollution (NPS). Thu, 11 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sharc secures grant to deploy waste water heat recovery systems in Scotland http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssharc-secures-grant-to-deploy-waste-water-heat-recovery-systems-in-scotland-5812587 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssharc-secures-grant-to-deploy-waste-water-heat-recovery-systems-in-scotland-5812587 Sharc Energy Systems, the wholly-owned European unit of International Wastewater Systems (IWS), has been awarded £9.8m grant to install the company’s waste water heat recovery systems at five locations across Scotland. Tue, 09 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Emefcy, RWL Water sign LoI to create new water treatment solutions company http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-rwl-water-sign-loi-to-create-new-water-treatment-solutions-company-5807528 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsemefcy-rwl-water-sign-loi-to-create-new-water-treatment-solutions-company-5807528 Emefcy Group has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to merge business with RWL Water to establish a new global distributed water and wastewater treatment solutions company. Sun, 07 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT MGX Minerals to purchase 100% interest in PurLucid http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmgx-minerals-to-purchase-100-interest-in-purlucid-5805213 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmgx-minerals-to-purchase-100-interest-in-purlucid-5805213 Energy supply firm MGX Minerals has finalised an investment agreement to purchase up to 100% interest in water and wastewater treatment technology firm PurLucid Treatment Solutions. Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT OriginClear agrees to target 2.8 million small and medium enterprises in Thailand http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-agrees-to-target-28-million-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-thailand-5804081 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-agrees-to-target-28-million-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-thailand-5804081 Water treatment solutions provider OriginClear has agreed to address Thailand’s long-term water crisis by directly targeting 2.8 million small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT