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 Amey to provide repair and maintenance services to Yorkshire Water in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamey-to-provide-repair-and-maintenance-services-to-yorkshire-water-in-uk-4636311 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamey-to-provide-repair-and-maintenance-services-to-yorkshire-water-in-uk-4636311 Yorkshire Water has awarded a contract worth £113m to UK based Amey to provide repair and maintenance services to its wastewater network. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT GE’s LEAPmbr technology raises capacity of wastewater treatment plant in North Las Vegas, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsges-leapmbr-technology-raises-capacity-of-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-north-las-vegas-us-4636336 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsges-leapmbr-technology-raises-capacity-of-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-north-las-vegas-us-4636336 US based General Electric has installed its LEAPmbr membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to upgrade a wastewater treatment facility in the city of North Las Vegas, US. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Southern Water selects Koch Membrane to deliver MBR modules for wastewater facility in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouthern-water-selects-koch-membrane-to-deliver-mbr-modules-for-wastewater-facility-in-uk-4635275 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouthern-water-selects-koch-membrane-to-deliver-mbr-modules-for-wastewater-facility-in-uk-4635275 Southern Water has selected water treatment solution provider Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) to deliver membrane bioreactor (MBR) modules for the Woolston Wastewater Treatment Works in Hampshire, UK. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Bureau of Reclamation to support nine water technology pilot projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-bureau-of-reclamation-to-support-nine-water-technology-pilot-projects-4635288 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-bureau-of-reclamation-to-support-nine-water-technology-pilot-projects-4635288 The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) has selected nine projects for funding under its Desalination and Water Purification Research Program. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Expanded wastewater treatment facility turns operational in Rimini, Italy http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexpanded-wastewater-treatment-facility-turns-operational-in-rimini-italy-4634114 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexpanded-wastewater-treatment-facility-turns-operational-in-rimini-italy-4634114 Italy has inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Rimini, which is claimed to be the largest facility using membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in Europe. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Alstom wins contract to supply water treatment technology to US power plants http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsalstom-wins-contract-to-supply-water-treatment-technology-to-us-power-plants-4633307 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsalstom-wins-contract-to-supply-water-treatment-technology-to-us-power-plants-4633307 French company Alstom has secured a contract for supplying water treatment technology to help a Midwestern utility to meet US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG) for electric power plants. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sulzer Expects Reduced Order Intake http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/equipment/sulzer-reduced-order-intake-wt/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/equipment/sulzer-reduced-order-intake-wt/ Growing order intake in the water and power markets more than offset reduced activity in the oil and gas market. Order intake gross margin was at the previous year's level. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:12:00 GMT Veolia to conduct water assessment studies for paper products supplier in Thailand http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-conduct-water-assessment-studies-for-paper-products-supplier-in-thailand-4632980 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-conduct-water-assessment-studies-for-paper-products-supplier-in-thailand-4632980 Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (Thailand) has carried out water assessment for a Thai paper products supplier to support its plan to increase the capacity of paper plant in Prachinburi, Thailand by 30%. Thai conglomerate company operates 12 pa… Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT GreenHunter Resources starts operations at two saltwater disposal wells in Ohio, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsgreenhunter-resources-starts-operations-at-two-saltwater-disposal-wells-in-ohio-us-4632715 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsgreenhunter-resources-starts-operations-at-two-saltwater-disposal-wells-in-ohio-us-4632715 Water Management Solution provider GreenHunter Resources has started production for two of its salt water disposal wells, Harris C&W #1 (C&W) and McKelvey M #3 (McKelvey), located at its Mills Hunter facility in southeastern parts of Ohio, US. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Texas supports $2.3bn Integrated Pipeline Project http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-supports-23bn-integrated-pipeline-project-4631899 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-supports-23bn-integrated-pipeline-project-4631899 Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) in the US has approved a $440m loan with low interests to Tarrant Regional Water District for the $2.3bn Integrated Pipeline Project. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Delhi starts trial for 20 MGD wastewater treatment plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdelhi-starts-trial-for-20-mgd-waste-water-treatment-plant-4631864 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdelhi-starts-trial-for-20-mgd-waste-water-treatment-plant-4631864 Water authority for Delhi, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has initiated trial run for the recently developed wastewater treatment facility at Pappankalan. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant http://www.water-technology.net/projects/regina-wastewater-treatment-plant/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/regina-wastewater-treatment-plant/ The construction of a new wastewater treatment plant at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, was initiated by the City of Regina in June 2014. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT EBRD and Switzerland to support water and wastewater infrastructure development in Kyrgyzstan city http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsebrd-and-switzerland-to-support-water-and-wastewater-infrastructure-development-in-kyrgyzstan-city-4630848 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsebrd-and-switzerland-to-support-water-and-wastewater-infrastructure-development-in-kyrgyzstan-city-4630848 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Switzerland will jointly provide €5.2m for upgrading water and wastewater infrastructure in Naryn city of Kyrgyzstan. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Reliable One Resources to offer water purification services to US oil and gas industry http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsreliable-one-resources-to-offer-water-purification-services-to-us-oil-and-gas-industry-4630813 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsreliable-one-resources-to-offer-water-purification-services-to-us-oil-and-gas-industry-4630813 Reliable One Resources intend to set up five potential treatment sites in North Dakota, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Nevada for offering water purification services to oil and gas industry in the US. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Texas to approve up to $3.9bn in funding for water projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-to-approve-up-to-39bn-in-funding-for-water-projects-4629802 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstexas-to-approve-up-to-39bn-in-funding-for-water-projects-4629802 Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) in the US is scheduled to hold a meeting to consider approval of funding worth $3.9bn from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT). Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Santa Barbara city in US to invest $55m to revive desalination facility http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssanta-barbara-city-in-us-to-invest-55m-to-revive-desalination-facility-4629755 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssanta-barbara-city-in-us-to-invest-55m-to-revive-desalination-facility-4629755 Santa Barbara City Council has unanimously given consent for an investment of $55m to revive the Charles E Meyer desalination facility in California, US. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Disinfection facility commissioned at Calumet Water Reclamation Plant in Chicago, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdisinfection-facility-commissioned-at-calumet-water-reclamation-plant-in-chicago-us-4628793 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdisinfection-facility-commissioned-at-calumet-water-reclamation-plant-in-chicago-us-4628793 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) in the US has turned its new disinfection facility operational at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant (WRP). Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT California proposes penalty on rural water district over alleged violations http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-proposes-penalty-on-rural-water-district-over-alleged-violations-4628741 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-proposes-penalty-on-rural-water-district-over-alleged-violations-4628741 State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) in California, US has proposed a $1.5m fine against a Northern Californian irrigation district for unauthorised diversion and use of water in the drought-affected state. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tahal wins water supply project in Karnataka, India http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstahal-wins-water-supply-project-in-karnataka-india-4627674 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstahal-wins-water-supply-project-in-karnataka-india-4627674 Israel based engineering and construction group Tahal has signed a deal with Karnataka state in India for a $74m turnkey water project. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT China signs deal to supply water to Taiwan by 2017 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-signs-deal-to-supply-water-to-taiwan-by-2017-4627614 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-signs-deal-to-supply-water-to-taiwan-by-2017-4627614 In a landmark deal with Taiwan, China has agreed to pump water from its southeastern province of Fujian Kinmen County by 2017. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT