Water Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 AIS introduces Operator Interface Panels for water and wastewater industry http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsais-introduces-operator-interface-panels-for-water-and-wastewater-industry-4558301 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsais-introduces-operator-interface-panels-for-water-and-wastewater-industry-4558301 American Industrial Systems (AIS) has launched operator touch panels and Industry 4.0 panels for Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and SCADA applications used by the water and wastewater industry. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Abengoa commissions Ghana’s first desalination plant at Accra http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsabengoa-commissions-ghanas-first-desalination-plant-at-accra-4557558 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsabengoa-commissions-ghanas-first-desalination-plant-at-accra-4557558 Spain-based Abengoa has inaugurated the Accra Sea Water desalination plant in Accra, Ghana, a first for the African country. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT EchoWater Project, Sacramento, California http://www.water-technology.net/projects/echowater-project-sacramento-california/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/echowater-project-sacramento-california/ The Echowater Project involves the upgrade of the existing Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Elk Grove, California, US. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT China initiates stringent action plan to bring down water pollution by 2030 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-initiates-stringent-action-plan-to-bring-down-water-pollution-by-2030-4557227 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-initiates-stringent-action-plan-to-bring-down-water-pollution-by-2030-4557227 In an effort to restore the system function of water ecology, China has announced an action plan which can result in the shutdown of multiple small-scale enterprises in the country that have been deemed as sources of water pollution. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT NSF International and AWWA Launch New Sustainability Standard for Water Treatment Chemicals http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressawwa.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressawwa.html Global public health organisation NSF International and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) have published the first American National Standard for assessing the sustainability of water treatment chemical products, NSF/AWWA/ANSI 416: Sustaina… Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:12:00 GMT One in every three people will be exposed to high risk of water pollution in 2050, study says http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsone-in-every-three-people-across-globe-will-be-exposed-to-high-risk-of-water-pollution-in-2050-study-says-4555988 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsone-in-every-three-people-across-globe-will-be-exposed-to-high-risk-of-water-pollution-in-2050-study-says-4555988 According to a study by Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Veolia, one in every three people across globe will be exposed to high risk of water pollution in 2050, due to increasing levels of nitrogen and phosphorous. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT OZONIX water treatment system and solution receives US patent http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsozonix-water-treatment-system-and-solution-receives-us-patent-4556320 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsozonix-water-treatment-system-and-solution-receives-us-patent-4556320 United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has given a patent to Ecosphere Technologies for OZONIX water treatment system and comprehensive Lake Okeechobee solution. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pennon Group acquires Bournemouth Water from Sembcorp http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennon-group-acquires-bournemouth-water-from-sembcorp-4555360 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennon-group-acquires-bournemouth-water-from-sembcorp-4555360 UK based Pennon Group has acquired Bournemouth Water from Sembcorp for £100.3m. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ameresco wins a $77m contract for energy and water conservation from US DOI http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsameresco-wins-a-77m-contract-for-energy-and-water-conservation-from-us-doi-4554704 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsameresco-wins-a-77m-contract-for-energy-and-water-conservation-from-us-doi-4554704 US Department of the Interior (DOI) has awarded a contract worth $77m to Ameresco to implement water conservation and energy efficiency measures as well as provide energy management services at its headquarters in Washington DC. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Toray to supply ultrafiltration membrane for water purification plant in South Korea http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstoray-to-supply-ultrafiltration-membrane-for-water-purification-plant-in-south-korea-4553680 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstoray-to-supply-ultrafiltration-membrane-for-water-purification-plant-in-south-korea-4553680 Japan based Toray Industries has received an order to supply TORAYFIL hollow fiber ultrafiltration (UF) membrane module to a membrane-based water purification facility in Yeosu city in South Korea. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Water supplies to be reduced by 15% in Southern California, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-supplies-to-be-reduced-by-15-in-southern-california-us-4554360 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-supplies-to-be-reduced-by-15-in-southern-california-us-4554360 The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California in the US has voted to cut down its water supplies by 15% to conserve water and stretch available supplies in the state which is presently struggling to cope with four years of drought. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT San Francisco completes seismic upgrade to Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-francisco-completes-seismic-upgrade-to-harry-tracy-water-treatment-plant-4552584 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-francisco-completes-seismic-upgrade-to-harry-tracy-water-treatment-plant-4552584 San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has completed a $278m project to improve the seismic resistance and operational reliability of the Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant in San Bruno, California, US. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Coca Cola to invest $35m more to expand water and sanitation programme in Africa http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscoca-cola-to-invest-35m-more-to-expand-water-and-sanitation-programme-in-africa-4553178 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscoca-cola-to-invest-35m-more-to-expand-water-and-sanitation-programme-in-africa-4553178 The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) will receive $35m more funds from Coca-Cola International, which will be used to expand its Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN). Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT China starts construction on desalination project to meet water demand in Beijing http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-starts-construction-on-desalination-project-to-meet-water-demand-in-beijing-4552236 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-starts-construction-on-desalination-project-to-meet-water-demand-in-beijing-4552236 China has started construction for a desalination project on the shores of Bohai Bay near the industrial city of Tangshan to meet the water demands in Beijing. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT R&D effort for developing water conservation technologies launched in Texas http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrd-effort-for-developing-water-conservation-technologies-launched-in-texas-4551425 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrd-effort-for-developing-water-conservation-technologies-launched-in-texas-4551425 A consortium of Texas universities and water providers will come together for a statewide research and development programme to develop water conservation technologies. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Slimline Manufacturing to Take Part in this Year's Global Petroleum Show http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/pressslimline-take-part-petroleum-show.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/pressslimline-take-part-petroleum-show.html Slimline Manufacturing Ltd will be taking part in this year's Global Petroleum Show. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:48:00 GMT The Facts Behind the Theory http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ To show why we designed our evaporator as we did, I offer the following assumptions that are based upon tests completed at the Ohio State University and the extension department of Virginia Tech. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:50:00 GMT Slimline to Exhibit at WasteExpo 2015 http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/pressslimline-wasteexpo-2015.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/pressslimline-wasteexpo-2015.html Wastewater treatment company Slimline Manufacturing is to promote its products at the forthcoming WasteExpo 2015 in Las Vegas, US. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:49:00 GMT WRF launches two new potable reuse research projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswrf-launches-two-new-potable-reuse-research-projects-4550379 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswrf-launches-two-new-potable-reuse-research-projects-4550379 The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has launched two new research projects for supporting potable reuse blending operations and showing the role of safe potable reuse to protect health. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Exxaro begins operations on water treatment facility at Matla coal mine, South Africa http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexxaro-begins-operations-on-water-treatment-facility-at-matla-coal-mine-south-africa-4551369 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexxaro-begins-operations-on-water-treatment-facility-at-matla-coal-mine-south-africa-4551369 South Africa-based mining company Exxaro Resources has started operations on a new water treatment plant at the Matla coal mine in Mpumalanga province. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT