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 In-Pipe wins contract extension for sewer maintenance technology in the US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsin-pipe-wins-contract-extension-for-sewer-maintenance-technology-in-the-us-4521989 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsin-pipe-wins-contract-extension-for-sewer-maintenance-technology-in-the-us-4521989 In-Pipe has been awarded a three year contract extension for FOG control in the sewer collection system of Oklahoma City in the US. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Jordan and Israel sign co-operation agreement to restore water to the Dead Sea http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsjordan-and-israel-sign-co-operation-agreement-to-restore-water-to-the-dead-sea-4521863 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsjordan-and-israel-sign-co-operation-agreement-to-restore-water-to-the-dead-sea-4521863 Jordan has signed a bilateral water co-operation agreement with Israel which is aimed at building a pipeline to restore the Dead Sea to address regional water shortages. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT EU and UNICEF complete first phase of of desalination plant in Gaza, Palestine http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseu-unicef-complete-first-phase-of-of-desalination-plant-in-gaza-palestine-4520950 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newseu-unicef-complete-first-phase-of-of-desalination-plant-in-gaza-palestine-4520950 The European Union has completed construction of the first component of the €10m desalination plant in Gaza, Palestine, in co-ordination with UNICEF. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT US researchers develop energy-efficient wastewater treatment technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-researchers-develop-energy-efficient-wastewater-treatment-technology-4521135 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-researchers-develop-energy-efficient-wastewater-treatment-technology-4521135 Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have invented technology that can eliminate salts and organic contaminants from wastewater obtained from oil and gas operations, and produce surplus energy along the process. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Alberta Land Institute launches wetlands restoration project in Canada http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsalberta-land-institute-launches-wetlands-restoration-project-in-canada-4519831 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsalberta-land-institute-launches-wetlands-restoration-project-in-canada-4519831 Alberta Land Institute has launched the ’Alberta's Living Laboratory - Wetlands Project’ to restore water to drained wetlands in the Canadian province. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:06:00 GMT Drought-hit California considers hike in fines for water thefts http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdrought-hit-california-considers-hike-in-fines-for-water-thefts-4519971 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdrought-hit-california-considers-hike-in-fines-for-water-thefts-4519971 California is considering a hike in fines for water theft as the US state enters the fourth consecutive year of drought. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT US researcher develops energy efficient waste-water treatment technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-researcher-develops-energy-efficient-waste-water-treatment-technology-4518854 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-researcher-develops-energy-efficient-waste-water-treatment-technology-4518854 Researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology in the US have developed an energy-saving technology to treat wastewater into freshwater, which is claimed to be more efficient than the conventional methods. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Aquatic Informatics launches modified version of water resource management software http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaquatic-informatics-launches-modified-version-of-water-resource-management-software-4518482 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaquatic-informatics-launches-modified-version-of-water-resource-management-software-4518482 Canadian clean tech firm Aquatic Informatics has launched AQUARIUS Time-Series 3.8 which is a new software platform facilitating water resource management. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens to expand M-Station power and desalination plant in Dubai http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssiemens-to-expand-m-station-power-and-desalination-plant-in-dubai-4517932 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssiemens-to-expand-m-station-power-and-desalination-plant-in-dubai-4517932 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has awarded a AED 1.47bn ($400m) contract to Siemens for expansion of M-Station power production and desalination plant. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ohio EPA grants wastewater discharge permit to Rolling Hills generating station in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsohio-epa-grants-wastewater-discharge-permit-to-rolling-hills-generating-station-in-us-4517960 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsohio-epa-grants-wastewater-discharge-permit-to-rolling-hills-generating-station-in-us-4517960 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater permit to the Rolling Hills Generating Station which has planned a conversion of the facility in to a combined-cycle and peaking … Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens and Mapal Green Energy team up to deliver wastewater treatment technology in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssiemens-mapal-green-energy-teams-up-to-deliver-wastewater-treatment-technology-in-uk-4516973 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssiemens-mapal-green-energy-teams-up-to-deliver-wastewater-treatment-technology-in-uk-4516973 Siemens has formed a partnership with Israel based Mapal Green Energy for supply of the latter’s floating fine bubble aeration system (FFBA) for wastewater treatment in the UK. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT United Water to use smart water technology solutions from Sensus in the US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-water-to-use-smart-water-technology-solutions-from-sensus-in-the-us-4516761 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsunited-water-to-use-smart-water-technology-solutions-from-sensus-in-the-us-4516761 US based water utility United Water (UW) has selected water technology solutions from Sensus to improve leak detection, non-revenue water and customer service in New York and New Jersey. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT GE to supply membrane technology to Sulaibiya wastewater plant in Kuwait http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-supply-membrane-technology-to-sulaibiya-wastewater-plant-in-kuwait-4515940 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-supply-membrane-technology-to-sulaibiya-wastewater-plant-in-kuwait-4515940 GE Power & Water, a unit of US conglomerate General Electric, has signed an agreement to install an advanced membrane technology at Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plant in Kuwait. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Pure Technologies buys Wachs Water Services in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspure-technologies-buys-wachs-water-services-in-us-4515674 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspure-technologies-buys-wachs-water-services-in-us-4515674 Pure Holding, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada based Pure Technologies has acquired Wachs Valve and Hydrant Services for $18.5m. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Oxyzone-Chemical-Free Sanitation Solutions for Water and Wastewater Processing http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/disinfection/-oxyzone/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/disinfection/-oxyzone/ Australia-based oxygen and ozone generators supplier Oxyzone provides chemical-free alternatives to chemical treatment and sanitation systems.The company's oxygen and ozone generators are used in a w... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:41:00 GMT Cal Water signs deal to supply water to Apple campus in California, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscal-water-signs-deal-to-supply-water-to-apple-campus-in-california-us-4514766 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscal-water-signs-deal-to-supply-water-to-apple-campus-in-california-us-4514766 California Water Service Company (Cal Water) has signed an investment agreement with city of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) in California and Apple for a $17.5m water recycling project. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Water Research Foundation suggests ways to remove cyanobacteria and toxic algae from water http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-research-foundation-suggests-ways-to-remove-cyanobacteria-and-toxic-algae-from-water-4514614 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-research-foundation-suggests-ways-to-remove-cyanobacteria-and-toxic-algae-from-water-4514614 US based Water Research Foundation (WRF) has released the findings of a study on how to remove cyanobacteria and other toxic algae from potable water. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Anglian Water selects i2O Water’s technology solution for leakage reduction http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsanglian-water-selects-i2o-waters-technology-solution-for-leakage-reduction-4513504 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsanglian-water-selects-i2o-waters-technology-solution-for-leakage-reduction-4513504 UK based water firm Anglian Water has selected smart water networks company i2O Water to provide its technology solution to meet additional water demands in the future besides improving its service efficiency. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Researchers develop nanocomposite membranes for desalination and water sweetening in Iran http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsresearchers-develop-nanocomposite-membranes-for-desalination-and-water-sweetening-in-iran-4513639 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsresearchers-develop-nanocomposite-membranes-for-desalination-and-water-sweetening-in-iran-4513639 Researchers at Arak University in Iran have produced samples of nanocomposite membranes which, besides having desalination properties, can also help in sweetening of water. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT HR Wallingford partners with Siemens for water infrastructure monitoring solutions http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshr-wallingford-partners-with-siemens-for-water-infrastructure-monitoring-solutions-4512226 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newshr-wallingford-partners-with-siemens-for-water-infrastructure-monitoring-solutions-4512226 Siemens UK and Ireland has formed a strategic technology partnership with UK based engineering consultant HR Wallingford to strengthen infrastructure monitoring solutions for the water industry. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT