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 World Bank approves grant for Gaza wastewater project http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-world-bank-approves-grant-for-gaza-wastewater-project-4215543 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-world-bank-approves-grant-for-gaza-wastewater-project-4215543 The World Bank has approved a $3m grant for the North Gaza Wastewater Treatment Project, which aims to construct a modern wastewater treatment plant and develop a reuse programme to irrigate surrounding fields with safely treated effluent. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Buffalo Sewer Authority to reduce pollution in Niagara River http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-buffalo-sewer-authority-to-reduce-pollution-in-niagara-river-4215538 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-buffalo-sewer-authority-to-reduce-pollution-in-niagara-river-4215538 The Buffalo Sewer Authority has received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its plan to reduce the amount of sewage and stormwater run-off that leaves Buffalo’s com… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT WISKI User Conference 2014 http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/it/kisters/pressuser-conference.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/it/kisters/pressuser-conference.html KISTERS is pleased to invite you to the WISKI User Conference 2014 on 24-25 June in Aachen, Germany. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:53:00 GMT Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to promote water and wastewater systems in UAE http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-solutions-technologies-to-promote-water-and-wastewater-systems-in-uae-4214636 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-solutions-technologies-to-promote-water-and-wastewater-systems-in-uae-4214636 Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has signed a new partnership agreement with Corys Environment for promoting the water and wastewater systems developed by Veolia for the UAE and the Emirates of Dubai in particular. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tennessee American Water receives approval for surcharge http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstennessee-american-water-receives-approval-for-surcharge-4214693 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstennessee-american-water-receives-approval-for-surcharge-4214693 The Tennessee Regulatory Authority has approved Tennessee American Water’s request for a surcharge that collectively covers approximately $7.5m in local water infrastructure improvements that the company has made or will make in 2014. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Koontz Electric to replace switchgear at Hungry Horse Dam http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-koontz-electric-to-replace-switchgear-at-hungry-horse-dam-4213797 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-koontz-electric-to-replace-switchgear-at-hungry-horse-dam-4213797 Koontz Electric Company has won a $5.5m contract from the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) to provide construction services to replace the switchgear at Hungry Horse Dam located on the south fork of the Flathead River in Montana, US. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Salt Lake City homeowners offered service line repair plans http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-salt-lake-city-homeowners-offered-service-line-repair-plans-4214096 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-salt-lake-city-homeowners-offered-service-line-repair-plans-4214096 Home emergency repair service provider HomeServe USA and the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities have launched a new programme to offer optional exterior sewer line, water service line and in-home plumbing repair services to more than 72,00… Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Clearford signs distribution agreement with UV Pure Technologies http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsclearford-signs-distribution-agreement-with-uv-pure-technologies-4213208 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsclearford-signs-distribution-agreement-with-uv-pure-technologies-4213208 Canada-based water purification company UV Pure Technologies has announced that Clearford Industries will be the exclusive distributor of its water purification products in Colombia, South America. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Citizens Energy Group to improve Indiana water system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscitizens-energy-group-to-invest-114m-in-water-system-improvements-4212872 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscitizens-energy-group-to-invest-114m-in-water-system-improvements-4212872 Citizens Energy Group will invest nearly $114m to improve its water system following approval of a water rate hike by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT GE launches Sievers M9 total organic carbon analyser http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-launches-sievers-m9-total-organic-carbon-analyzer-for-ultrapure-and-process-waters-4212407 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-launches-sievers-m9-total-organic-carbon-analyzer-for-ultrapure-and-process-waters-4212407 GE has launched the Sievers M9 total organic carbon (TOC) analyser for ultrapure and process waters. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Consolidated Water wins Cayman Islands desalination contracts http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsconsolidated-water-wins-contracts-from-water-authority-cayman-4212183 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsconsolidated-water-wins-contracts-from-water-authority-cayman-4212183 Cayman Islands government water utility Water Authority-Cayman has awarded contracts to Consolidated Water to refurbish the Lower Valley desalination plant and operate the North Sound desalination plant. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Suez Environnement wins Indian water and wastewater contracts http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-three-water-and-wastewater-contracts-in-india-4211710 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-three-water-and-wastewater-contracts-in-india-4211710 Suez Environnement has been awarded three contracts valued at a total of €61m for water distribution and wastewater treatment projects in India. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aquasource and inge sign co-operation agreement http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsinge-aquasource-sign-co-operation-agreement-4211441 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsinge-aquasource-sign-co-operation-agreement-4211441 Membrane systems supplier Aquasource has signed a long-term co-operation agreement with BASF subsidiary and ultrafiltration (UF) membranes manufacturer inge. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sembcorp to build new industrial wastewater treatment plant in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssembcorp-to-build-new-industrial-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-china-4210760 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssembcorp-to-build-new-industrial-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-china-4210760 Sembcorp (China) Holding has signed a joint venture agreement to develop its first beachhead in Jingmen, Hubei province. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT South Florida water projects receive funding http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouth-florida-water-projects-receive-29m-funding-4210802 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouth-florida-water-projects-receive-29m-funding-4210802 Florida Governor Rick Scott has awarded more than $29m to ten wastewater and stormwater projects to improve water quality in South Florida. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT EPA to fund small drinking water and wastewater systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-to-award-127m-to-small-drinking-water-and-wastewater-systems-4210247 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-to-award-127m-to-small-drinking-water-and-wastewater-systems-4210247 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award $12.7m in grants to assist private well owners and drinking water and wastewater systems that serve fewer than 10,000 people. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT World Bank to provide Bulgaria with water and sanitation strategy http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsworld-bank-to-advise-bulgaria-on-water-and-sanitation-strategy-implementation-4210152 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsworld-bank-to-advise-bulgaria-on-water-and-sanitation-strategy-implementation-4210152 Bulgaria has appointed the World Bank to advise the country on the implementation of its new water and sanitation strategy. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dragon Capital Group wins contract for sewage water treatment plant in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdragon-capital-group-wins-contract-for-sewage-water-treatment-plant-in-china-4209404 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdragon-capital-group-wins-contract-for-sewage-water-treatment-plant-in-china-4209404 Shanghai Yazheng Information Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dragon Capital Group, has secured a contract for an automatic control project at a sewage water treatment facility in China. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saudi Arabia installs Itron technology to help conserve water resources http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaudi-arabia-installs-itron-technology-to-help-conserve-water-resources-4209317 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaudi-arabia-installs-itron-technology-to-help-conserve-water-resources-4209317 US-based Itron is providing its technology to Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company (NWC) to help the city of Jeddah conserve water resources. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Veolia to upgrade water treatment plant in Taiwan http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-upgrade-water-treatment-plant-in-taiwan-4208328 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-to-upgrade-water-treatment-plant-in-taiwan-4208328 Taiwanese refiner and olefins producer Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC) has awarded a contract to Veolia’s oil and gas solutions and technologies unit to upgrade a water treatment plant. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT