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 Degrémont wins wastewater treatment plant contract in Doha, Qatar http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdegrmont-wins-wastewater-treatment-plant-contract-in-doha-qatar-4473668 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdegrmont-wins-wastewater-treatment-plant-contract-in-doha-qatar-4473668 Suez Environnement subsidiary Degrémont, along with its Japanese partner Marubeni, has won a €178m contract from Qatar's Public Works Authority, Ashghal, for expansion of the Doha West wastewater treatment and recycling plant. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT ADB funds wastewater projects of Darkhan city in Mongolia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-funds-wastewater-projects-of-darkhan-city-in-mongolia-4473711 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsadb-funds-wastewater-projects-of-darkhan-city-in-mongolia-4473711 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $18.5m loan to Darkhan city in Mongolia for improvement of its wastewater infrastructure and services. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Saltworks Technologies receives funding boost from BP Ventures http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaltworks-technologies-receives-funding-boost-from-bp-ventures-4472532 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaltworks-technologies-receives-funding-boost-from-bp-ventures-4472532 Canadian water treatment company Saltworks Technologies has received investments from BP Ventures, to further develop its desalination technology. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Saxlund secures two wastewater contracts in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaxlund-secures-two-waste-water-contracts-in-uk-4472557 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssaxlund-secures-two-waste-water-contracts-in-uk-4472557 Saxlund International has secured two contracts from United Utilities and Anglian Water in the UK, to provide sludge cake loading and storage handling solutions for wastewater treatment works in Norwich and Wigan. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT California will need 42km³ of water to address drought, says Nasa http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-will-need-42-cubic-km-of-water-to-address-drought-nasa-says-4471311 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-will-need-42-cubic-km-of-water-to-address-drought-nasa-says-4471311 The US state of California will need more than 42km³ of water to relieve drought conditions and return to normal, NASA estimates. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Water successfully implements ACT’s new sewage recycling technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-successfully-implements-acts-new-sewage-recycling-technology-4471499 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-successfully-implements-acts-new-sewage-recycling-technology-4471499 Applied CleanTech (ACT) has implemented its SRS sewage recycling technology for wastewater at Scottish Water's Dunbar and Aviemore Wastewater Treatment Works. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scientists find drug-resistant superbug in Rio de Janeiro’s waters http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscientists-find-drug-resistant-superbug-in-rio-de-janeiros-waters-4469902 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscientists-find-drug-resistant-superbug-in-rio-de-janeiros-waters-4469902 Scientists of Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Brazil have found a drug-resistant bacteria in the sea waters in Rio de Janeiro where the sailing and windsurfing events for the 2016 Olympics will be held. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Tahal signs deal with Vodokanal for construction of water treatment plant in Yakutsk, Russia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstahal-signs-deal-with-vodokanal-for-construction-of-water-treatment-plant-in-yakutsk-russia-4470129 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newstahal-signs-deal-with-vodokanal-for-construction-of-water-treatment-plant-in-yakutsk-russia-4470129 Israeli construction group Tahal has signed an agreement with Russian water company Vodokanal for developing a turnkey water treatment plant and pumping system in Yakutsk city, Russia. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT FCC Aqualia wins €300m sewerage management contract in Qatar http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfcc-aqualia-wins-300m-sewerage-management-contract-in-qatar-4468730 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfcc-aqualia-wins-300m-sewerage-management-contract-in-qatar-4468730 Citizen Services Group's water management subsidiary FCC Aqualia, in a consortium with the South Korean firm Hyundai, has won a €300m bid for a water sewerage contract in Al Dhakhira, Qatar. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT United Water and KKR win contract to manage water system of Middletown, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-water-kkr-win-contract-manage-water-system-borough-of-middletown-4468487 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-water-kkr-win-contract-manage-water-system-borough-of-middletown-4468487 The Borough Authority of Middletown in Pennsylvania, US, has signed a deal with utility company United Water and investment firm KKR for management and operation of its water and wastewater system. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Panama awards contract to Degrémont for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspanama-awards-contract-to-degrmont-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-4467409 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspanama-awards-contract-to-degrmont-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-4467409 Panama Ministry of Health (MINSA) has awarded a €65m contract to water treatment company Degrémont, for operation and maintenance of wastewater collection systems, pumping stations and additional networks in Panama City. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Imperial Holding signs €75m drinking water project agreement with Cameroon Government http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsimperial-holding-signs-75m-drinking-water-project-agreement-with-cameroon-government-4467428 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsimperial-holding-signs-75m-drinking-water-project-agreement-with-cameroon-government-4467428 India’s Imperial Holding has signed a €75m agreement with the Cameroon Government for a potable water supply project involving construction of a water treatment plant near Yaounde, the country's capital. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Namibia plans to increase Areva desalination plant’s capacity post-acquisition http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnamibia-plans-to-increase-areva-desalination-plants-capacity-post-acquisition-4466238 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnamibia-plans-to-increase-areva-desalination-plants-capacity-post-acquisition-4466238 Namibia is likely to increase the capacity of Areva’s water desalination plant after acquiring it from the French company. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT IDE Technologies to set up a desalination plant in Andhra Pradesh, India http://www.water-technology.net/news/newside-technologies-to-set-up-a-desalination-plant-in-andhra-pradesh-india-4465934 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newside-technologies-to-set-up-a-desalination-plant-in-andhra-pradesh-india-4465934 Israel-based IDE Technologies will provide help to the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to set up a large desalination plant in Visakhapatnam. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Yooil Engineering-Rubber Dam Systems http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/environmental/yooil/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/environmental/yooil/ Since our establishment in 1989, Yooil has built an excellent reputation by commissioning and supervising more than 200 custom-designed rubber dam projects. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:15:00 GMT Endress+Hauser-Leading Innovations for Water Cycle Optimisation http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/automation/endress/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/automation/endress/ Global access to clean potable water, as well as the improvement of the environment by managing wastewater effluent, are significant challenges for governments and the water industry alike.With the e... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:09:00 GMT Suez Environnement wins €250m water supply management contract in France http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-250m-water-supply-management-contract-in-france-4465095 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-250m-water-supply-management-contract-in-france-4465095 Lyonnaise des Eaux, a subsidiary of French utility Suez Environnement, has won a €250m contract from SMGSEVESC, for management of its public drinking water supply service for 22 municipalities in the country. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT China starts construction on $230m water supply project in Sri Lanka http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-starts-construction-on-230m-water-supply-project-in-sri-lanka-101214-4464532 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschina-starts-construction-on-230m-water-supply-project-in-sri-lanka-101214-4464532 China has started construction works on a $230m water supply project in Sri Lanka, which is reportedly the largest of its kind for the island country. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Maldives seeks $20m to repair lone desalination plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmaldives-seeks-20m-to-repair-lone-desalination-plant-4463783 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmaldives-seeks-20m-to-repair-lone-desalination-plant-4463783 Maldives is seeking $20m for the repair of a desalination plant in Male, after the lone plant in the country caught fire. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Excessive levels of bacteria found in 23% of bottled water in China http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexcessive-levels-of-bacteria-found-in-23-of-bottled-water-in-china-4463154 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsexcessive-levels-of-bacteria-found-in-23-of-bottled-water-in-china-4463154 China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), the country’s top safety supervisor, has found almost a quarter of purified drinking water from major drinking water companies (such as Wahaha, Robust and C’estbon) contain excessive levels of bacteria. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT