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 Clifton Water Treatment Facility Redevelopment, Quebec http://www.water-technology.net/projects/clifton-water-treatment-facility-redevelopment-quebec/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/clifton-water-treatment-facility-redevelopment-quebec/ Clifton Water District, the water service provider in Western Colorado, commissioned a state-of-the-art microfiltration/ultra-filtration (MF/UF) membrane water treatment facility in Clifton municipality in Quebec, Canada, in January 2016. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT QUA to supply FEDI technology to Cheniere Energy's water treatment plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsqua-to-supply-fedi-technology-to-cheniere-energys-water-treatment-plant-4806691 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsqua-to-supply-fedi-technology-to-cheniere-energys-water-treatment-plant-4806691 QUA has secured a contract to supply its FEDI Fractional Electrodeionization technology for the RO permeate polishing demineralizing process in order to support water treatment plant of Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG Terminal in the US. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Yorkshire Water to invest £318m to upgrade water and sewerage services http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsyorkshire-water-to-invest-318m-to-upgrade-water-and-sewerage-services-4805682 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsyorkshire-water-to-invest-318m-to-upgrade-water-and-sewerage-services-4805682 Yorkshire Water plans to invest £318m to upgrade water and sewerage services in the UK in order to meet the challenges due to an increasing growing population and ageing infrastructure. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Acciona selected for design, construction of water treatment plant in Canada http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-selected-for-design-construction-of-water-treatment-plant-in-canada-4805342 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-selected-for-design-construction-of-water-treatment-plant-in-canada-4805342 Acciona has been selected for the design, construction, operation, rehabilitation and financing a drinking water treatment plant and a water storage facility in Saint John, New Brunswickwith, Canada. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Qatar new sewage treatment works becomes operational http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsqatar-brings-new-sewage-treatment-plant-online-4804367 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsqatar-brings-new-sewage-treatment-plant-online-4804367 The Doha North Sewage Treatment Works (STW) has become operational in Qatar, with a capacity to treat up to 245,000m³ of sewage per day. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Radioactive material leaks into groundwater near New York City http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsradioactive-material-leaks-into-groundwater-near-new-york-city-4804443 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsradioactive-material-leaks-into-groundwater-near-new-york-city-4804443 Radioactive material has leaked into the groundwater below the Indian Point nuclear power plant near New York City, prompting New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to call for a federal investigation into the incident. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Michigan Senate approves $30m for Flint water bills http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-senate-approves-30m-for-flint-water-bills-4803250 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-senate-approves-30m-for-flint-water-bills-4803250 The Michigan Senate has approved $30m for Flint residents in order to help them pay water bills after they were supplied with water contaminated with high levels of lead. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Veolia acquires Kurion for $350m to step up water/wasterwater offerings http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-acquires-kurion-for-350m-to-step-up-waterwasterwater-offerings-4803491 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-acquires-kurion-for-350m-to-step-up-waterwasterwater-offerings-4803491 French company Veolia has acquired US firm Kurion for $350m to bolster its water/wastewater services in the clean up of nuclear facilities. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 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. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:44:00 GMT Sulzer Continues to Invest in Specialist Apprentices http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/equipment/sulzer-pumps-solutions-water-applications/presssulzer-apprentices-wt.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/equipment/sulzer-pumps-solutions-water-applications/presssulzer-apprentices-wt.html Sulzer's Birmingham Service Centre is tackling a local skills shortage by continuing to invest in apprentices that are keen to learn new skills, as well as working towards full-time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry. Specialising in me… Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:58:00 GMT US EPA and DoJ to support Salt Lake County's stormwater management programme http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-doj-to-support-salt-lake-countys-stormwater-management-programme-4801851 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-doj-to-support-salt-lake-countys-stormwater-management-programme-4801851 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the state of Utah, have signed an agreement with Salt Lake County over resolving allegations of Clean Water Act violations as part of the county’s stormwa… Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK water companies urged to do more to help consumers struggling with high bills http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuk-water-companies-urged-to-do-more-to-help-consumers-struggling-with-high-bills-4802197 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsuk-water-companies-urged-to-do-more-to-help-consumers-struggling-with-high-bills-4802197 With the Water UK indicating that the average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales would go up by £2 to £389 in this fiscal year, the Consumer Council for Water has urged firms to improve the way they deal with consumers who are struggling to… Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Evoqua Water Technologies expands Memcor product range with new double-ended ultrafiltration system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-water-technologies-expands-memcor-product-range-with-new-double-ended-ultrafiltration-system-4800630 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-water-technologies-expands-memcor-product-range-with-new-double-ended-ultrafiltration-system-4800630 Evoqua Water Technologies has expanded its Memcor product range with the introduction of a new double-ended ultrafiltration system for water treatment. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US FBI steps in to conduct criminal probe into Flint water contamination case http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-fbi-steps-in-to-conduct-criminal-probe-into-flint-water-contamination-case-4800885 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-fbi-steps-in-to-conduct-criminal-probe-into-flint-water-contamination-case-4800885 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has now joined a multi-agency team that is conducting a criminal probe into the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan, the US. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Badger to deliver water meters and metering systems for American Water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbadger-to-deliver-water-meters-and-metering-systems-for-american-water-4798831 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsbadger-to-deliver-water-meters-and-metering-systems-for-american-water-4798831 US-based Badger Meter has secured a three-year contract from the nation’s publicly traded water and wastewater utility firm, American Water, to deliver water meters and metering reading solutions. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Michigan environmental quality department discusses Flint water testing plan with EPA http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-environmental-quality-department-discusses-flint-water-testing-plan-with-epa-4798973 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmichigan-environmental-quality-department-discusses-flint-water-testing-plan-with-epa-4798973 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has put forth a plan to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in order to test the lead-tainted water in Flint to find out when the city’s water would become safe for consumption again. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT EIB to grant €100m to Aquafin for wastewater treatment projects in Belgium http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-to-grant-100m-to-aquafin-for-wastewater-treatment-projects-in-belgium-4797858 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-to-grant-100m-to-aquafin-for-wastewater-treatment-projects-in-belgium-4797858 The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide €100m to Belgian wastewater treatment company Aquafin in support of its projects in the Flemish Region. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kemira wins supply contract for wastewater treatment plants in Canada http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskemira-wins-supply-contract-for-waste-water-treatment-plants-in-canada-4798324 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newskemira-wins-supply-contract-for-waste-water-treatment-plants-in-canada-4798324 Finland-based chemicals company Kemira has secured ferrous chloride supply contracts for wastewater treatment plants in Canadian cities of Montreal and Toronto. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT EIB to support wastewater treatment upgrade in Panama http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-to-support-wastewater-treatment-upgrade-in-panama-4796787 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseib-to-support-wastewater-treatment-upgrade-in-panama-4796787 The Republic of Panama has secured a $50m loan from the European Investment Bank for upgrading wastewater treatment services in its capital Panama City. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT St. Louis resumes complete operations at one of three flood-affected treatment plants http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsst-louis-resumes-complete-operations-at-one-of-three-flood-affected-treatment-plants-4796806 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsst-louis-resumes-complete-operations-at-one-of-three-flood-affected-treatment-plants-4796806 Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) in Missouri, US, has restored operations at the Grand Glaize wastewater treatment facility and are continuing repairs at the Fenton wastewater treatment plant. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT