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 Iran to spend $8bn for water production and consumption management http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiran-to-spend-8bn-for-water-production-and-consumption-management-4454559 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiran-to-spend-8bn-for-water-production-and-consumption-management-4454559 The National Development Fund of Iran is planning to spend $8bn for water production and consumption management in the country. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT India to set up low-temperature thermal desalination plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindia-to-set-up-low-temperature-thermal-desalination-plant-4454547 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindia-to-set-up-low-temperature-thermal-desalination-plant-4454547 India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology is planning to set up a new water treatment plant with low-temperature thermal desalination (LTTD) technology at Tuticorin Thermal Power station, Tamil Nadu. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT United Envirotech forms JV with Beijing Drainage Equipment for membrane assembly plant in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-envirotech-forms-jv-with-beijing-drainage-equipment-for-membrane-assembly-plant-in-china-4453110 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-envirotech-forms-jv-with-beijing-drainage-equipment-for-membrane-assembly-plant-in-china-4453110 United Envirotech (UEL) has signed an agreement with Beijing Drainage Equipment (BDE) to form a joint-venture (JV) with a total paid up capital of RMB48m ($7.8m). Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:26:00 GMT Nuverra to build 150-mile water pipeline for ExxonMobil’s North Dakota operations http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnuverra-to-build-150-mile-water-pipeline-for-exxonmobils-north-dakota-operations-4453217 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnuverra-to-build-150-mile-water-pipeline-for-exxonmobils-north-dakota-operations-4453217 Nuverra Environmental Solutions has secured a contract from Exxon Mobil subsidiary XTO Energy to build a 150-mile water pipeline and provide related services for Exxon’s North Dakota operations in the US. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT RWL Water to offer water treatment solution for Chile power plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrwl-water-to-offer-water-treatment-solution-for-chile-power-plant-4451649 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrwl-water-to-offer-water-treatment-solution-for-chile-power-plant-4451649 RWL Water has won a contract from South Korea’s STX Heavy Industries for construction of a water treatment plant for an FGD project at ENDESA CELTA power plant in Tarapaca, Chile. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ageing oilfields to boost demand for water treatment technologies in South East Asia, report says http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaging-oil-fields-to-give-boost-demand-for-water-treatment-technologies-in-southeast-asia-report-says-4451594 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaging-oil-fields-to-give-boost-demand-for-water-treatment-technologies-in-southeast-asia-report-says-4451594 An increasing number of old oilfields in South East Asia could boost the demand for cost-effective water treatment technologies, according to the analysis report 'Produced Water Treatment Market in South East Asia' by Frost & Sullivan. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Red River Floodway Expansion Project http://www.water-technology.net/projects/red-river-floodway-expansion-project/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/red-river-floodway-expansion-project/ Red River Floodway, also known as Duff's Ditch, is a 48km artificial flood control waterway, which was built between 1962 and1968 in Canada. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT i2O Water secures £8m funds for research and development http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-water-secures-8m-funds-for-research-and-development-4450221 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-water-secures-8m-funds-for-research-and-development-4450221 UK-based Smart Water Networks technology provider i2O Water has secured funding of £8m from its investors Naxos Capital Partners, Nemadi Advisers and Ombu Group to support its expansion. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT WEF and WERF seek proposals for innovative wastewater technologies http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswef-and-werf-seek-proposals-for-innovative-wastewater-technologies-4450240 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswef-and-werf-seek-proposals-for-innovative-wastewater-technologies-4450240 US-based water research and technology organisations Water Environment Federation (WEF) and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are calling for proposals for water technology that can help in intensification for resource recovery. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT VA Tech Wabag bags sewage treatment order in Philippines http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsva-tech-wabag-bags-sewage-treatment-order-in-philippines-4448750 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsva-tech-wabag-bags-sewage-treatment-order-in-philippines-4448750 Water and wastewater treatment company VA Tech Wabag has secured an order worth Rs1bn ($16.2m) from Maynilad Water Services, Philippines. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Indian city to implement drinking water project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindian-city-to-implement-drinking-water-project-4448224 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindian-city-to-implement-drinking-water-project-4448224 Indian Government-owned Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) has sanctioned Rs4,150m ($67.3m) for implementation of a potable water project in the Odisha state. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT ADB provides support to Sound Global for Chinese water infrastructure projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-provides-support-to-sound-global-for-chinese-water-infrastructure-projects-4447339 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-provides-support-to-sound-global-for-chinese-water-infrastructure-projects-4447339 Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement with Chinese water treatment firm Sound Global to provide a $300m loan for improvement of rural wastewater management infrastructure. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Texas allocates funds for water supply projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-allocates-funds-for-water-supply-projects-4447349 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-allocates-funds-for-water-supply-projects-4447349 Texas Water Development Board has approved $45m in financial grants for five water and wastewater projects in the state, of which $3,665,000 has been allocated for rural water supply development. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT IBM and Veolia team up to offer digital solutions to improve urban municipal systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsibm-and-veolia-team-up-to-offer-digital-solutions-to-improve-urban-municipal-systems-4445899 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsibm-and-veolia-team-up-to-offer-digital-solutions-to-improve-urban-municipal-systems-4445899 IBM and Veolia have formed a new partnership to integrate digital technology to offer a solution, which can improve water, energy and waste management services of municipal systems. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Texas invites applications for loans for water infrastructure development http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-invites-applications-for-loans-for-water-infrastructure-development-4445707 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-invites-applications-for-loans-for-water-infrastructure-development-4445707 Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) in the US has announced that it has started taking applications under the new State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) programme, which will provide low-interest loans to improve water infrastructure. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT San Diego approves $2.5bn plan to recycle wastewater for drinking http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-diego-approves-25bn-plan-to-recycle-wastewater-for-drinking-4444549 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-diego-approves-25bn-plan-to-recycle-wastewater-for-drinking-4444549 San Diego City Council in California, US, has unanimously voted in favour of a $2.5bn plan for a sewage purification system to ensure a more reliable and long-term supply of water in the city. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UMass Amherst in US receives grant for water research http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsumass-amherst-university-in-us-receives-grant-for-water-research-4444358 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsumass-amherst-university-in-us-receives-grant-for-water-research-4444358 The University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst in the US has received a $5.6m grant to develop a new way to purify municipal water in place of chlorine. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Queensbury Wastewater Pump Station Upgrade, Hendon http://www.water-technology.net/projects/queensbury-wastewater-pump-station-upgrade-hendon/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/queensbury-wastewater-pump-station-upgrade-hendon/ The Queensbury wastewater pump station is located in the Hendon suburb of Adelaide in South Australia. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Metito to introduce advanced water purification and desalination technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetito-to-introduce-advanced-water-purification-and-desalination-technology-4443040 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetito-to-introduce-advanced-water-purification-and-desalination-technology-4443040 UAE-based water management solutions provider Metito will invest in Thermal Purification Technologies (TPTec) to gain access to the latter’s patented Low Temperature Distillation (LTDis) technology. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Water and CENSIS join Strathclyde University for water technology project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-censis-join-strathclyde-university-for-water-technology-project-4442940 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-censis-join-strathclyde-university-for-water-technology-project-4442940 Scottish Water has joined in an academic partnership with the University of Strathclyde and CENSIS, the Scottish Innovation Centre for Sensors and Imaging Systems, aiming to develop new data analysis software that can help water utilities to monitor … Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT