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 Suez Environnement to optimise water and waste management for Sanofi facilities http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-to-optimise-water-and-waste-management-for-sanofi-facilities-4615167 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-to-optimise-water-and-waste-management-for-sanofi-facilities-4615167 US based healthcare firm Sanofi has signed an agreement with French utility Suez Environnement to optimise water and waste management of its manufacturing sites in France and abroad. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Xylem to provide treatment solution for water reclamation project in Singapore http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsxylem-to-provide-treatment-solution-for-water-reclamation-project-in-singapore-4614557 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsxylem-to-provide-treatment-solution-for-water-reclamation-project-in-singapore-4614557 US based water technology provider Xylem has won a contract to supply water treatment solution for the second Changi Water Reclamation Plant in Singapore. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sydney Harbour wastewater treatment project in Canada to get $58m upgrade http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssydney-harbour-wastewater-treatment-project-in-canada-to-get-58m-upgrade-4614539 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssydney-harbour-wastewater-treatment-project-in-canada-to-get-58m-upgrade-4614539 Canadian Government has granted around $58m in funding for the Sydney Harbour West Wastewater Collection and Treatment Plant project in Nova Scotia. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Montería city in Colombia renews water service contract with Veolia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmontera-city-in-colombia-renews-water-service-contract-with-veolia-4613465 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmontera-city-in-colombia-renews-water-service-contract-with-veolia-4613465 France based Veolia has won a renewal of contract worth €226m for managing water services in Montería, Colombia. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT GE introduces trailer-based water treatment technology centre in Edmonton, Canada http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-introduces-trailer-based-water-treatment-technology-centre-in-edmonton-canada-4613506 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-introduces-trailer-based-water-treatment-technology-centre-in-edmonton-canada-4613506 US based General Electric has launched a mobile water service centre at Edmonton in Alberta, Canada which can deliver prompt treatment services at reduced costs to customers. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Jefferson Project at Lake George in US uses big data analytics to manage fresh water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsjefferson-project-at-lake-george-in-us-uses-big-data-analytics-to-manage-fresh-water-4612433 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsjefferson-project-at-lake-george-in-us-uses-big-data-analytics-to-manage-fresh-water-4612433 Researchers are using 'Internet of Things' to create a 'Smart Lake' at Lake George in upstate New York for big data analytics, which will help in managing and protecting the fresh water body. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oxymem selected in Brew accelerator programme to address fresh water challenges http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoxymem-selected-in-brew-accelerator-programme-to-address-fresh-water-challenges-4612484 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoxymem-selected-in-brew-accelerator-programme-to-address-fresh-water-challenges-4612484 Ireland based startup Oxymem has been selected to participate in The BREW (Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin) accelerator programme in the US. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Brno city in Czech Republic extends sewage treatment contract with BVK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbrno-city-in-czech-republic-extends-sewage-treatment-contract-with-bvk-4611447 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbrno-city-in-czech-republic-extends-sewage-treatment-contract-with-bvk-4611447 Brněnské vodárny a kanalizace (BVK), joint venture between French utility Suez Environnement and Brno city in Czech Republic has been awarded ten year contract extension to operate the sewage network in the Czech city. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT California restricts San Francisco from storing river water in Hetch Hetchy reservoir http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-restricts-san-francisco-from-storing-river-water-in-hetch-hetchy-reservoir-4611414 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-restricts-san-francisco-from-storing-river-water-in-hetch-hetchy-reservoir-4611414 State Water Resources Control Board in California, US have instructed San Francisco not to take river water for storage in the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT ADB offers $453m loan to Sri Lanka to resolve water scarcity in dry regions http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-offers-453m-loan-to-sri-lanka-to-resolve-water-scarcity-in-dry-regions-4610373 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-offers-453m-loan-to-sri-lanka-to-resolve-water-scarcity-in-dry-regions-4610373 Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $453m loan to Sri Lanka to support its ongoing initiatives of improving water access in dry regions. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT i2O Water to partner with WaterAid to improve water access http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-water-to-partner-with-wateraid-to-improve-water-access-4610328 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsi2o-water-to-partner-with-wateraid-to-improve-water-access-4610328 UK-based water network pressure management specialist i2O Water has agreed to work with international non-profit organisation WaterAid to realise the vision of water, sanitation and hygiene to everyone, everywhere by 2030. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Filter Vessel http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/filters/tf-1400-22450-18/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/filters/tf-1400-22450-18/ The filter vessel is designed to remove particles from liquids. The maximum allowed flow rate depends on the dirt load, type of fluid and pollution. The filter is designed for onshore purposes. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:13:00 GMT USDA offers funding to protect water quality in drought hit California http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusda-offers-funding-to-protect-water-quality-in-drought-hit-california-4609284 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusda-offers-funding-to-protect-water-quality-in-drought-hit-california-4609284 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has formed a new partnership with the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to support water conservation and restoration programmes in drought-hit California. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Water Supply Cost Savings Act introduced in US Senate to improve rural drinking water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-supply-cost-savings-act-introduced-in-us-senate-to-improve-rural-drinking-water-infrastructure-4609317 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-supply-cost-savings-act-introduced-in-us-senate-to-improve-rural-drinking-water-infrastructure-4609317 A new bill called Water Supply Cost Savings Act has been introduced in the US Senate which will provide cost-effective solutions to improve access to drinking water in rural areas. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Thailand looks to spend $1.52bn on water projects to combat drought http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthailand-looks-to-spend-152bn-on-water-projects-to-combat-drought-4608218 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthailand-looks-to-spend-152bn-on-water-projects-to-combat-drought-4608218 Thailand is looking to spend THB51.4bn ($1.52bn) on water projects in order to ease the effect of drought in the country. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dutch Water Authorities to support use of Nereda technology in wastewater plants abroad http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdutch-water-authorities-to-support-use-of-nereda-technology-in-wastewater-plants-abroad-4608125 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdutch-water-authorities-to-support-use-of-nereda-technology-in-wastewater-plants-abroad-4608125 Dutch Water Authorities has signed a partnership with engineering and project management consultancy company Royal HaskoningDHV to support the use of Nereda technology in wastewater treatment plants outside Netherlands. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT MIT researcher develops solar-powered desalination technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmit-researcher-develops-solar-powered-desalination-technology-4607268 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmit-researcher-develops-solar-powered-desalination-technology-4607268 A student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has designed a village-scale desalination technology that is powered by the sun and can turn saline water palatable by removing its salty taste. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Saskatchewan Landing Regional Water Supply Project, Saskatchewan http://www.water-technology.net/projects/saskatchewan-landing-regional-water-supply-project-saskatchewan/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/saskatchewan-landing-regional-water-supply-project-saskatchewan/ The Saskatchewan Landing Regional Water Pipeline Utility (SLRWPU) officially commissioned the Saskatchewan Landing Regional Water Supply project in Saskatchewan Province, Canada, in June 2015. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Acciona Agua wins contract for wastewater treatment facility in Spain http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-agua-wins-contract-wastewater-treatment-facility-spain-4607241 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-agua-wins-contract-wastewater-treatment-facility-spain-4607241 Acciona Agua has won a contract for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Navarra de Infraestructuras Locales (NILSA) of Tafalla-Olite at Navarra region in Spain. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Slimline Manufacturing Ltd Canada-Municipal / Industrial Wastewater Treatment Solutions http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/slimline-manufacturing-ltd-canada/ The industrialized world of solid landfill waste and water processing, mining, oil, gas, food and beverage processing and power generation is embracing wastewater treatment equipment from Slimline Ma... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:33:00 GMT