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 Cardinal Contractors to upgrade water treatment facility in Texas, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscardinal-contractors-to-upgrade-water-treatment-facility-in-texas-us-310315-4544050 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscardinal-contractors-to-upgrade-water-treatment-facility-in-texas-us-310315-4544050 US based specialty construction and infrastructure firm Cardinal Contractors has won a new contract worth $16m to increase the capacity of a water treatment plant in Abilene, Texas. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT CH2M HILL and Singapore partner to tackle water scarcity in Jaipur city of India http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-hill-and-singapore-partner-to-tackle-water-scarcity-in-jaipur-city-of-india-4542845 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsch2m-hill-and-singapore-partner-to-tackle-water-scarcity-in-jaipur-city-of-india-4542845 US based environmental and engineering consultant CH2M HILL has agreed to offer technical and integrated water management leadership services to Jaipur city in Rajasthan, India, in co-ordination with Singapore Public Utilities Board (PUB) and Singapo… Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT EIB offers loan to strengthen wastewater infrastructure in Belgium http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-offers-loan-to-strengthen-wastewater-infrastructure-in-belgium-4541996 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-offers-loan-to-strengthen-wastewater-infrastructure-in-belgium-4541996 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement for €100m with the water utility TMVW (Tussen-gemeentelijke Maatschappij der Vlaanderen voor Waterbedeling – Inter-municipal Association for Water and Sanitation) for upgrading local wast… Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT EU takes UK to court for failure to ensure proper wastewater treatment http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseu-takes-uk-to-court-for-failure-to-ensure-proper-waste-water-treatment-4541843 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseu-takes-uk-to-court-for-failure-to-ensure-proper-waste-water-treatment-4541843 The European Commission has decided to refer the UK to EU Court of Justice for its failure to ensure proper treatment of urban wastewater in 17 of its agglomerations. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT ORNL and UT researchers invent new energy-efficient desalination technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsornl-and-ut-researchers-invent-new-energy-efficient-desalination-technology-4541171 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsornl-and-ut-researchers-invent-new-energy-efficient-desalination-technology-4541171 Researchers from US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee (UT) have developed an energy efficient desalination technology. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Laing O’Rourke Imtech JV wins contract to upgrade UK wastewater treatment project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslaing-orourke-imtech-jv-wins-contract-to-upgrade-uk-wastewater-treatment-project-4540964 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newslaing-orourke-imtech-jv-wins-contract-to-upgrade-uk-wastewater-treatment-project-4540964 Laing O'Rourke Imtech joint venture (JV) has secured a £171m contract from United Utilities for modernisation of Davyhulme Waste Water Treatment Works in Manchester, UK. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hyflux wins EPC contract for Oman’s desalination project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshyflux-wins-epc-contract-for-omans-desalination-project-4539972 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshyflux-wins-epc-contract-for-omans-desalination-project-4539972 Integrated water solution provider Hyflux has won a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for an independent water project from Oman Power and Water Procurement Company. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Global agricultural firm to implement Desalitech RO system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsglobal-agricultural-firm-to-implement-desalitech-ro-system-4540152 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsglobal-agricultural-firm-to-implement-desalitech-ro-system-4540152 US based water treatment solution provider Desalitech has signed a deal to install a ReFlex(TM) reverse osmosis (RO) system at a global agricultural company's Lubbock, Texas facility. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT USAID awards $1bn water service contract to Engility http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusaid-awards-1bn-water-service-contract-to-engility-4538894 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusaid-awards-1bn-water-service-contract-to-engility-4538894 US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a $1bn Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multiple-award contract to technology service provider Engility Holdings. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Egypt and Sudan forms co-operation deal with Ethiopia over sharing of Nile waters http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsegypt-and-sudan-forms-co-operation-deal-with-ethiopia-over-sharing-of-nile-waters-4539058 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsegypt-and-sudan-forms-co-operation-deal-with-ethiopia-over-sharing-of-nile-waters-4539058 Egypt has signed a co-operation agreement with Ethiopia and Sudan over sharing of water resources from the Nile river. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT California earmarks $1bn emergency package to fight drought http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-earmarks-1bn-emergency-package-to-fight-drought-4537888 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-earmarks-1bn-emergency-package-to-fight-drought-4537888 California has announced $1bn emergency package to strengthen US state’s drought resiliency and to ensure water supplies for the residents. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK Government backs Oxford University's water research project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuk-govt-backs-oxford-universitys-water-research-project-4538036 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuk-govt-backs-oxford-universitys-water-research-project-4538036 The UK Government has partnered with the University of Oxford to work on a water research project that can ensure safe and reliable access to potable water in Africa and South Asia. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cincinnati Water selects Wipro as IT partner to streamline its billing and services http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscincinnati-water-selects-wipro-as-it-partner-to-streamline-its-billing-and-services-4537026 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscincinnati-water-selects-wipro-as-it-partner-to-streamline-its-billing-and-services-4537026 US based utility Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) has selected India based information technology company Wipro as its partner to improve its CRM, Billing and Service Bureau operations. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT GE to install mobile water filtration system at GVEA's power plant in Alaska http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-install-mobile-water-filtration-system-at-gveas-power-plant-in-alaska-4536900 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-install-mobile-water-filtration-system-at-gveas-power-plant-in-alaska-4536900 US based Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) has awarded a contract to General Electric’s Power & Water unit (GE Power & Water) to install a mobile water filtration at its coal-fired energy facility in Healy, Alaska. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Henriksdal Wastewater Treatment Plant, Stockholm http://www.water-technology.net/projects/henriksdal-wastewater-treatment-plant-stockholm/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/henriksdal-wastewater-treatment-plant-stockholm/ Henriksdal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is located on the boundary between Stockholm and Nacka, approximately 2km from Slussen, Sweden. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Pipeline construction completed for $841m water supply project in Colorado, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspipeline-construction-completed-for-841m-water-supply-project-in-colorado-us-4536012 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspipeline-construction-completed-for-841m-water-supply-project-in-colorado-us-4536012 Southern Delivery System (SDS), which is one of the largest water supply projects in western US, has completed construction of the 50 miles pipeline in Colorado. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT OriginOil receives certification for industrial wastewater treatment solution http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginoil-receives-certification-for-industrial-wastewater-treatment-solution-4536041 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginoil-receives-certification-for-industrial-wastewater-treatment-solution-4536041 US based technology firm OriginOil has received certification for its PRIME product that they can cut down contaminants in produced water for reuse during the oil recovery process of cyclic steam stimulation (CSS). Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hong Kong plans $1.1bn desalination project to meet water shortage http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshong-kong-plans-11bn-desalination-project-to-meet-water-shortage-4535192 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshong-kong-plans-11bn-desalination-project-to-meet-water-shortage-4535192 Hong Kong has planned a HK$9.3bn ($1.19bn) desalination project to avoid the risk of future droughts in the city. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Researchers claim imperfect graphene membranes can help in development of better water filter http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsresearchers-claim-imperfect-graphene-membranes-can-help-in-development-of-better-water-filter-4535029 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsresearchers-claim-imperfect-graphene-membranes-can-help-in-development-of-better-water-filter-4535029 Defective graphene membranes can help in developing water filtering and desalination membranes and hydrogen fuel cells in the future, according to researchers from US. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT The Oxyzone ozone Pipeline Disinfection System (PDS) http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/disinfection/pipeline-disinfection-system-pds/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/disinfection/pipeline-disinfection-system-pds/ Under the Water Supply Code of Australia and to protect public health, water authorities are required to disinfect new water mains where practicable before they are put into service. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:42:00 GMT