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 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 Given London secures Anglian Water project in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsgiven-london-secures-anglian-water-project-in-uk-5931528 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsgiven-london-secures-anglian-water-project-in-uk-5931528 Brand purpose consultancy Given London has secured a project from UK’s Anglian Water, which aims to bring about consumer behaviour change around water usage. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT New regional recycled water programme launched in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-regional-recycled-water-programme-launched-in-us-5930605 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-regional-recycled-water-programme-launched-in-us-5930605 The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County in the US have inaugurated a water recycling programme. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Evoqua installs ETS-UV systems to treat storm water overflows in Rushville, Indiana http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-installs-ets-uv-systems-in-rushville-inidiana-to-treat-storm-water-overflows-5928178 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-installs-ets-uv-systems-in-rushville-inidiana-to-treat-storm-water-overflows-5928178 Evoqua has installed and commissioned two ETS-UV systems to support a “Living Greener” initiative of Rushville, Indiana. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Veolia Water secures contract extension with HBWS in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-secures-contract-extension-with-hbws-in-us-5927104 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-secures-contract-extension-with-hbws-in-us-5927104 Veolia Water North America-West has secured extension over its contract, which is related to a water reclamation facility, with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply (HBWS) in Hawaii, US through 2038. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Energy Recovery to supply turbocharger technology for Saudi desalination projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenergy-recovery-to-supply-turbocharger-technology-for-saudi-desalination-projects-5933500 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenergy-recovery-to-supply-turbocharger-technology-for-saudi-desalination-projects-5933500 Energy Recovery, a provider of pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, has secured a total award of $1.4m for the supply of its turbocharger technology for desalination projects in Saudi Arabia. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Calgon Carbon wins contract to remove 1,2,3-TCP from groundwater in California http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalgon-carbon-wins-contract-to-remove-123-tcp-from-groundwater-in-california-5928126 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalgon-carbon-wins-contract-to-remove-123-tcp-from-groundwater-in-california-5928126 US-based Calgon Carbon and RC Foster have signed a system supply contract under which the former will provide granular activated carbon (GAC) and associated equipment systems to remove 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) from groundwater in the city o… Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT University of Waterloo scientists invent cheaper way to test E. coli in drinking water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuniversity-of-waterloo-scientists-invent-cheaper-way-to-test-e-coli-in-their-drinking-water-5921266 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuniversity-of-waterloo-scientists-invent-cheaper-way-to-test-e-coli-in-their-drinking-water-5921266 Researchers at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, Canada, have developed a faster and cheaper way for communities to test the presence of potentially dangerous Escherichia coli (E. coli) in their drinking water. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Utility Partners secures renewals for two O&M contracts in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsutility-partners-secures-renewals-for-two-om-contracts-in-us-5921400 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsutility-partners-secures-renewals-for-two-om-contracts-in-us-5921400 Utility Partners, H2O Innovation’s business line providing operation and maintenance services (O&M) in the US, has secured contract renewals over two projects. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Water and Carbon Group receives funding to boost wastewater treatment business http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-and-carbon-group-receives-funding-to-boost-wastewater-treatment-business-5917463 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-and-carbon-group-receives-funding-to-boost-wastewater-treatment-business-5917463 The Water and Carbon Group, which operates hybrid wastewater treatment systems, has received $1.5m funding from the Queensland government’s Business Development Fund. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cembrane and Cerafiltec to explore demand for drinking and waste water technologies http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscembramne-5919174 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscembramne-5919174 Cembrane and Cerafiltec have signed a strategic alliance agreement to explore the demand for technologies to treat drinking and waste water in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT EURid backs Borehole Rehabilitation project in Uganda http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseurid-backs-borehole-rehabilitation-project-in-uganda-5926889 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseurid-backs-borehole-rehabilitation-project-in-uganda-5926889 Not-for-profit organisation EURid is backing the Borehole Rehabilitation project in Uganda in a bid to offer clean drinkable water to people. Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT California city of Bakersfield selects Evoqua to provide clean drinking water to residents http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-city-of-bakersfield-selects-evoqua-to-provide-clean-drinking-water-to-residents-5909321 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-city-of-bakersfield-selects-evoqua-to-provide-clean-drinking-water-to-residents-5909321 Bakersfield city of California has selected Evoqua Water Technologies to help it provide clean drinking water to its residents. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fluence launches SmartAerator Tornado for wastewater treatment facilities http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfluence-corporation-launches-smartaerator-tornado-for-wastewater-treatment-facilities-5909328 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfluence-corporation-launches-smartaerator-tornado-for-wastewater-treatment-facilities-5909328 Fluence Corporation Limited, a provider of water and wastewater treatment solutions, has launched its SmartAerator Tornado that offers up to 50% annual energy savings to wastewater treatment facilities. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT