Water Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the water-technology.net web site http://www.water-technology.net/ en-us http://www.water-technology.net/ Water Technology-Updates http://www.water-technology.net/content/images/logo_big.gif Buckman Direct Diversion (BDD) Project, Santa Fe, New Mexico http://www.water-technology.net/projects/buckman-direct-diversion-bdd-santa-fe-new-mexico-us/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/buckman-direct-diversion-bdd-santa-fe-new-mexico-us/ The Buckman Direct Diversion (BDD) Project is an innovative water supply project that is co-owned by the city of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County in New Mexico, in the United States. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Valor Water to develop water monitoring toolkit for Sonoma County Water Agency in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsvalor-water-to-develop-water-monitoring-toolkit-for-sonoma-county-water-agency-in-us-4371041 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsvalor-water-to-develop-water-monitoring-toolkit-for-sonoma-county-water-agency-in-us-4371041 Sonoma County Water Agency in California, US, has selected water utilities analytics solution provider Valor Water to develop a drought and conservation monitoring toolkit. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT BioAir to provide odour control solutions to Australian wastewater treatment plants http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbioair-to-provide-odour-control-solutions-to-australian-wastewater-treatment-plants-4370995 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbioair-to-provide-odour-control-solutions-to-australian-wastewater-treatment-plants-4370995 US-based biological odour and air emission control solution provider BioAir has delivered advanced green technology for reducing odours and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) emissions from wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and pumping station air streams for A… Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Carmel River Reroute and San Clemente Dam Removal Project http://www.water-technology.net/projects/-carmel-river-reroute-san-clemente-dam/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/-carmel-river-reroute-san-clemente-dam/ The Carmel River Reroute and San Clemente Dam project is the largest dam removal project in California and the West Coast of US. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US water utility sector supports $524bn and 289,000 jobs for economy says report http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-water-utility-sector-supports-524bn-and-289000-jobs-for-economy-says-report-4368590 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-water-utility-sector-supports-524bn-and-289000-jobs-for-economy-says-report-4368590 Water, wastewater and storm water utilities will contribute approximately $524bn to the US economy over the next decade, reveals an executive report by the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF). Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Linde introduces bulk oxygen and oxygenation systems to address water treatment issues http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslinde-introduces-bulk-oxygen-and-oxygenation-systems-to-address-water-treatment-issues-4369864 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslinde-introduces-bulk-oxygen-and-oxygenation-systems-to-address-water-treatment-issues-4369864 Linde, a member of Linde Group, has unveiled new bulk oxygen and oxygenation systems, which are claimed to treat water cost-effectively. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Atotonilco Wastewater Treatment Project http://www.water-technology.net/projects/atotonilcowastewater/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/atotonilcowastewater/ On 7 January 2010, the National Water Commission of Mexico, Conagua, signed agreements with a consortium of companies to construct a new wastewater treatment plant in Atotonilco, Hidalgo, Mexico. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT I Squared Capital acquires majority interest in China’s Jiaqing Water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi-squared-capital-acquires-majority-interest-in-chinas-jiaqing-water-4367855 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi-squared-capital-acquires-majority-interest-in-chinas-jiaqing-water-4367855 Infrastructure investment management company I Squared Capital has acquired a majority stake in China-based Jiaqing Water through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT First supply of drinking water from Metolong Dam of Lesotho delayed http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfirst-supply-of-drinking-water-from-metolong-dam-of-lesotho-delayed-4367808 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfirst-supply-of-drinking-water-from-metolong-dam-of-lesotho-delayed-4367808 Metolong Authority in Lesotho has announced that potable water supply from Metolong Dam will be postponed until the end of this year, which was scheduled to start from September. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Anderson Water in South Carolina starts water remediation programme in Lake Hartwell http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsanderson-water-south-carolina-starts-water-remediation-programme-lake-hartwell-4366537 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsanderson-water-south-carolina-starts-water-remediation-programme-lake-hartwell-4366537 Anderson Regional Joint Water System in South Carolina, US, has started a programme to remove bad odours from drinking water following complaints from residents. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Private companies to invest $310m on Iranian water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsprivate-companies-invest-310m-iranian-water-infrastructure-4366593 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsprivate-companies-invest-310m-iranian-water-infrastructure-4366593 Iran's privately run water and wastewater management authorities, ABFAs, has signed an agreement with the energy ministry to invest IRR9.5 trillion ($310m) to develop seven water and wastewater management projects across the country. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Standard set for first American drinking water systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsstandard-set-for-first-american-drinking-water-systems-4364867 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsstandard-set-for-first-american-drinking-water-systems-4364867 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has recognised WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803: Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems as an American National Standard, which is claimed to help consumers select drinking water filters. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Killingly town in US decides on $25.8m wastewater treatment plant upgrade http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskillingly-town-in-us-decide-on-258m-wastewater-treatment-plant-upgrade-080914-4365003 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskillingly-town-in-us-decide-on-258m-wastewater-treatment-plant-upgrade-080914-4365003 Voters of Killingly town in Windham County, Connecticut, US, will decide on 9 September 2014 whether to approve a $25.8m upgrade to the town's 40-year-old wastewater treatment plant, which will involve higher sewer bills. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sound Global to build Gucheng water treatment plant in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-to-build-gucheng-water-treatment-plant-in-china-4363432 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-to-build-gucheng-water-treatment-plant-in-china-4363432 Water treatment solution provider Sound Global has won the build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract to renovate and expand the Xingji water treatment plant and the water supply network in Gucheng County, Hebei Province, China. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT STW Resources installs Salttech water reclamation technology at Texas facility http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsstw-resources-installs-salttech-water-reclamation-technology-at-texas-facility-4363183 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsstw-resources-installs-salttech-water-reclamation-technology-at-texas-facility-4363183 STW Resources has installed Salttech's zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology water reclamation system at a water reclamation facility in Fort Stockton, Texas, US. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:35:00 GMT Water stress in shale gas extraction areas could lead to conflict with other users says report http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-stress-in-shale-gas-extraction-areas-could-lead-to-conflict-with-other-users-says-report-4362118 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-stress-in-shale-gas-extraction-areas-could-lead-to-conflict-with-other-users-says-report-4362118 Hydraulic fracturing for extraction of shale gas is expected to face water stress in future, leading to conflict with other water users, according to a report from World Resources Institute (WRI). Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:46:00 GMT Oasys Water debuts forward osmosis treatment technology at China power plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoasys-water-debuts-forward-osmosis-treatment-technology-at-china-power-plant-4362408 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoasys-water-debuts-forward-osmosis-treatment-technology-at-china-power-plant-4362408 Changxing Power Plant in China’s northern Zhejiang province will use Oasys Water’s patented technology to treat its wastewater from flue gas desulfurisation (FGD). Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand Government funds Wellington freshwater modelling project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-zealand-government-funds-wellington-freshwater-modelling-project-4360898 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-zealand-government-funds-wellington-freshwater-modelling-project-4360898 Greater Wellington Regional Council has received NZ$100,000 ($83,392 ) from the New Zealand Government for modelling a freshwater project. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Arup and Sydney Waters release study on future urban water management http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsarup-and-sydney-waters-release-study-on-future-urban-water-management-4360838 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsarup-and-sydney-waters-release-study-on-future-urban-water-management-4360838 UK-based Arup has launched a study along with New South Wales Government-owned Sydney Water, visualising future scenarios of urban water management in cities of Australia and worldwide. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Islamic Development Bank funds Wadi Dayqah water supply project in Oman http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsislamic-development-bank-funds-wadi-dayqah-water-supply-project-in-oman-4359439 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsislamic-development-bank-funds-wadi-dayqah-water-supply-project-in-oman-4359439 Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has agreed to provide $176m to Wadi Dayqah water supply project in Oman. 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