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 San Francisco completes $288m Bay Tunnel project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-francisco-completes-288m-bay-tunnel-project-4409175 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-francisco-completes-288m-bay-tunnel-project-4409175 San Francisco has completed a $288m seismically resistant underground tunnel under San Francisco Bay to provide reliable water supply to the US city. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Minnesota opens $28m wastewater treatment plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsminnesota-opens-28m-wastewater-treatment-plant-4408798 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsminnesota-opens-28m-wastewater-treatment-plant-4408798 Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD) Board in Minnesota, US, has commissioned a $28m wastewater treatment facility near Chisholm. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Michigan provides $91m grant for sewer system improvement in local communities http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-provides-91m-grant-for-sewer-system-improvement-in-local-communities-4407137 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-provides-91m-grant-for-sewer-system-improvement-in-local-communities-4407137 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in the US has awarded a $91m grant to 115 communities and agencies to improve their sewer system. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sound Global wins contract to build water supply plant construction Jilin, China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-wins-contract-to-build-water-supply-plant-construction-jilin-china-4407663 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-wins-contract-to-build-water-supply-plant-construction-jilin-china-4407663 Chinese water treatment company Sound Global has won a contract for construction of a water supply plant in the north-eastern city of Jilin, China. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vancouver wastewater treatment plant in Canada to receive $550m upgrade http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsvancouver-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-canada-to-receive-550m-upgrade-4405468 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsvancouver-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-canada-to-receive-550m-upgrade-4405468 Metro Vancouver in Canada is planning to invest $550m in the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve its capacity in order to cope with local water supply demands. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Los Angeles to cut water use by 20% in three years to fight drought http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslos-angeles-to-cut-water-use-by-20-in-three-years-to-fight-drought-4405990 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslos-angeles-to-cut-water-use-by-20-in-three-years-to-fight-drought-4405990 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued mandatory restrictions for city departments, as well as a directive for residents, aiming to cut local water use by 20% over the next three years, amidst continuing drought. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT ADB arranges $288m loan for wastewater treatment projects in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-arranges-288m-loan-for-wastewater-treatment-projects-in-china-4403915 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-arranges-288m-loan-for-wastewater-treatment-projects-in-china-4403915 The Asian Development Bank has arranged a $288m loan for Beijing Enterprises Water Group to promote wastewater treatment and reuse in China. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sound Global wins deal to operate and maintain 16 sewage facilities in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-wins-deal-to-operate-and-maintain-16-sewage-facilities-in-china-4403636 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssound-global-wins-deal-to-operate-and-maintain-16-sewage-facilities-in-china-4403636 Beijing-based wastewater treatment solutions provider Sound Global has signed a deal with Chongqing Yulong Asset Management (Holdings) to operate and maintain 16 sewage treatment facilities in Chongqing city, China. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oxford-based Nominet and Love Hz introduce innovative trial for enhanced flood detection http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoxford-based-nominet-and-love-hz-introduce-innovative-trial-for-enhanced-flood-detection-4402891 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoxford-based-nominet-and-love-hz-introduce-innovative-trial-for-enhanced-flood-detection-4402891 Nominet R&D and wireless network consultancy Love Hz have begun a pioneering trial of using Internet of Things (IoT) for detection of potential floods in the UK. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT California aquifers contaminated by fracking waste, water board confirms http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-aquifers-contaminated-by-fracking-waste-water-board-confirms-4401524 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-aquifers-contaminated-by-fracking-waste-water-board-confirms-4401524 California aquifers are contaminated with high levels of arsenic, thallium and nitrates, as three billion gallons of wastewater from the oil industry have been dumped into the surrounding water-supply wells, according to a report by California State … Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Biwater to build novel water reuse pilot project in California http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbiwater-to-build-novel-water-reuse-pilot-project-in-california-4401365 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbiwater-to-build-novel-water-reuse-pilot-project-in-california-4401365 Water and wastewater systems provider Biwater will construct a pilot advanced water treatment plant for Padre Dam Municipal Water District in California, US. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT World Bank sanctions $50m for Haiti’s water and sanitation improvement http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsworld-bank-sanctions-50m-for-haitis-water-and-sanitation-improvement-4401133 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsworld-bank-sanctions-50m-for-haitis-water-and-sanitation-improvement-4401133 The World Bank has sanctioned $50m to the Government of Haiti to improve water and sanitation facilities in the Caribbean country to prevent waterborne diseases. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT NSF International-Complete Global Testing and Certification Services from Source to Tap http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/ NSF International provides an extensive range of services for the water industry to help ensure the quality and safety of products in the marketplace.Our expertise in writing standards and testing an... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:50:00 GMT McBerns Odour Management-Odour Management Solutions and Void Protection Access Covers http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-mcberns-odour-management/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-mcberns-odour-management/ McBerns has a solid 23-year track record of design, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance in the water and wastewater sector, as well as the construction, mining and industrial sectors. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:41:00 GMT US county passes bond act to resolve water treatment concerns http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-county-passes-bond-act-to-resolve-water-treatment-concerns-4398469 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-county-passes-bond-act-to-resolve-water-treatment-concerns-4398469 The Board of Legislators of Westchester County in New York, US, has passed a bond act to provide $765,000 for designing an ultraviolet (UV) treatment system for Water District 1. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Protec and Dow Water to supply components for Carlsbad Desalination Project in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsprotec-and-dow-water-to-supply-components-for-carlsbad-desalination-project-in-us-4399767 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsprotec-and-dow-water-to-supply-components-for-carlsbad-desalination-project-in-us-4399767 IDE Technologies has selected pressure vessels and reverse osmosis membranes from Protec Arisawa and Dow Water & Process Solutions for the Carlsbad Desalination Project in San Diego, California, US. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hutto South Wastewater Treatment Plant, Texas http://www.water-technology.net/projects/hutto-south-wastewater/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/hutto-south-wastewater/ The Hutto South Wastewater Treatment plant (HSWWTP) is being built to meet the future wastewater treatment demands of the city of Hutto in Texas, US. An Austin-based engineering consulting firm, K Friese & Associates (KFA) has been appointed to desig… Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fall River water treatment facility in Massachusetts settles Clean Air Act compliance issues with EPA http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfall-river-water-treatment-facility-in-massachusetts-settles-clean-air-act-compliance-issues-with-epa-4396848 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfall-river-water-treatment-facility-in-massachusetts-settles-clean-air-act-compliance-issues-with-epa-4396848 The Fall River Water Filtration Plant in Massachusetts has agreed with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to upgrade the facility in order to avoid the use of chlorine gas. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT ISS appoints NCH Europe as primary water treatment service provider in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiss-appoints-nch-europe-as-primary-water-treatment-service-provider-in-uk-4398262 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsiss-appoints-nch-europe-as-primary-water-treatment-service-provider-in-uk-4398262 Global facilities management provider ISS has appointed UK-based water, energy and maintenance systems provider NCH Europe as its primary provider of water treatment services. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Northumbrian Water and Modern Water JV to build wastewater treatment facility in Gibraltar http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnorthumbrian-water-and-modern-water-jv-to-build-wastewater-treatment-facility-in-gibraltar-4396478 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnorthumbrian-water-and-modern-water-jv-to-build-wastewater-treatment-facility-in-gibraltar-4396478 The Government of Gibraltar has selected the Northumbrian Water and Modern Water Services joint-venture (JV) to design, construct, finance and operate a wastewater plant at Europa Point. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT