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 USDA to award funds for rural water projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-usda-to-award-funds-for-rural-water-projects-4220101 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-usda-to-award-funds-for-rural-water-projects-4220101 The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will award nearly $387m to 116 water and wastewater projects to improve services for rural Americans and benefit the environment in 40 states as well as Puerto Rico. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT SWCC's Saudi Arabia hybrid desalination plant begins operations http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-swccs-saudi-arabia-hybrid-desalination-plant-begins-operations-4220082 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-swccs-saudi-arabia-hybrid-desalination-plant-begins-operations-4220082 Saline Water Conversion (SWCC)’s SAR27bn ($7.2bn) Ras Al-Khair hybrid desalination plant on the Persian Gulf has commenced production of water. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pennsylvania to invest in drinking water and wastewater projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-pennsylvania-to-invest-in-drinking-water-and-wastewater-projects-4219143 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-pennsylvania-to-invest-in-drinking-water-and-wastewater-projects-4219143 The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has announced an investment of $41.7m in 13 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 12 counties in the state. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aqua Ohio to invest in water infrastructure projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-aqua-ohio-to-invest-in-water-infrastructure-projects-4219156 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-aqua-ohio-to-invest-in-water-infrastructure-projects-4219156 Aqua Ohio will invest nearly $30m in infrastructure this year in order to accelerate system improvements designed to improve water quality for customers. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Global Air Water Resources to market Quest Water’s WEPS technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-global-air-water-resources-to-market-quest-waters-weps-technology-4218402 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-global-air-water-resources-to-market-quest-waters-weps-technology-4218402 Water technology company Quest Water Global is set to provide Global Air Water Resources (GAWR) with exclusive worldwide rights to market its water extraction and purification systems (WEPS) through a joint venture formed by the companies. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT ECS to support Thames Water sewage treatment upgrade project http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-ecs-to-support-thames-water-sewage-treatment-upgrade-project-4218404 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-ecs-to-support-thames-water-sewage-treatment-upgrade-project-4218404 Thames Water has selected engineering services provider ECS to provide access steelwork to support its £675m sewage treatment upgrade programme in the UK. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant, Vancouver http://www.water-technology.net/projects/lions-gate-secondary-wastewater-treatment-plant-vancouver/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/lions-gate-secondary-wastewater-treatment-plant-vancouver/ The Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which is expected to come online in December 2020, will replace the existing Lions Gate Primary WWTP. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT GE wastewater treatment technology selected for Canadian coal mine http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-ge-wastewater-treatment-technology-selected-for-canadian-coal-mine-4216375 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-ge-wastewater-treatment-technology-selected-for-canadian-coal-mine-4216375 GE’s advanced biological metals removal process (ABMet) technology has been selected by Anglo American to remove nitrate and selenium from wastewater discharge at the Peace River Coal Trend Mine in Canada. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tennessee homeowners offered water and sewer line protection programmes http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-tennessee-homeowners-offered-water-and-sewer-line-protection-programmes-4216421 http://www.water-technology.net/news/news-tennessee-homeowners-offered-water-and-sewer-line-protection-programmes-4216421 American Water Resources and Nashville Metro Water Services have launched service line protection programmes for residential customers in Davidson County, as well as portions of Rutherford and Williamson Counties in Tennessee. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT 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 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 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 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 Missouri River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Omaha, Nebraska http://www.water-technology.net/projects/missouri-river-wastewater-treatment-plant-wwtp-omaha-nebraska/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/missouri-river-wastewater-treatment-plant-wwtp-omaha-nebraska/ The Missouri River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located south of the Veterans Memorial Bridge (Highway 275), along the Missouri River, in Omaha City. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:35:00 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