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 Verderflex® Introduces New Steptronic and Vantage 5000 series at Achema 2015 http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/equipment/verderflex/pressverderflex-steptronic-vantage5000.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/equipment/verderflex/pressverderflex-steptronic-vantage5000.html Peristaltic pumps manufacturer Verderflex will be taking part at ACHEMA in Frankfurt, Germany between 15 and 19 June 2015, in partnership with its German distributor Verder Deutschland. Fri, 29 May 2015 08:40:00 GMT Acciona Agua wins contract to operate sanitation system in Asturias, Spain http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-agua-wins-contract-to-operate-sanitation-system-in-asturias-spain-4588890 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsacciona-agua-wins-contract-to-operate-sanitation-system-in-asturias-spain-4588890 Spanish water firm Acciona Agua has won a contract for operation, conservation and maintenance of the sanitation system of the Cuenca del Caudal area in Asturias, northern Spain. Thu, 28 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT US EPA funds $1.6bn to Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in California http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-funds-16bn-to-sacramento-regional-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-california-4588967 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsus-epa-funds-16bn-to-sacramento-regional-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-california-4588967 US Environmental Protection Agency has offered $1.6bn financing for the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in California Thu, 28 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ganga Action Plan Project Phase II, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh http://www.water-technology.net/projects/ganga-action-plan-project-phase-ii-varanasi-uttar-pradesh/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/ganga-action-plan-project-phase-ii-varanasi-uttar-pradesh/ The Phase II of the Ganga Action Plan project for the city of Varanasi, India, primarily involves the construction of a new 140,000m³/d sewage treatment plant (STP), laying of 34kms of sewers, rehabilitation of existing sewerage systems, and construc… Thu, 28 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pennsylvania continues to keep 27 counties under drought watch http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-continues-to-keep-27-counties-under-drought-watch-4587499 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-continues-to-keep-27-counties-under-drought-watch-4587499 Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Pennsylvania, US will be maintaining a drought watch over 27 counties, in spite of the recent precipitation events. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sever Trent extends waste water maintenance contract with Amey in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssever-trent-extends-waste-water-maintenance-contract-with-amey-in-uk-4587775 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssever-trent-extends-waste-water-maintenance-contract-with-amey-in-uk-4587775 UK based water firm Sever Trent has extended its waste water contract with Amey to upgrade its sewer network. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Thames Water to use renewable energy for its water and wastewater services in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-to-use-renewable-energy-for-its-water-and-wastewater-services-in-uk-4586593 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-to-use-renewable-energy-for-its-water-and-wastewater-services-in-uk-4586593 UK based utility Thames Water has signed a £500m long-term deal with Haven Power to use 100% renewable energy for its water and wastewater services. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT India to face water scarcity by 2025, report says http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindia-to-face-water-scarcity-by-2025-report-says-4586637 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsindia-to-face-water-scarcity-by-2025-report-says-4586637 Supply and demand mismatch in India will turn it into a water scarce nation by 2025, reveals a study by EA Water. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Centurion Dual Pulse Guided Radar http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/monitoring/guided-radar/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/monitoring/guided-radar/ Hawk Measurement Systems (HAWK) is a manufacturer of level, positioning and flow measurement technology. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:12:00 GMT Hawk Measurement Systems to Exhibit at Oil and Gas Asia (OGA) 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/pressoga-2015.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/pressoga-2015.html Hawk Measurement Systems (HAWK) is exhibiting at the region's No.1 Oil and Gas 2015 Show (OGA), which is taking place from 2 - 4 June in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:10:00 GMT Hawk Measurement Systems-Level, Positioning and Flow Measurement Systems for Liquids http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/ Australia-based Hawk Measurement Systems (HAWK) is a world leader for level, positioning and flow measurement technology in the water industry. Tue, 26 May 2015 07:55:00 GMT Dubai completes Al Lusaily water reservoir http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdubai-completes-al-lusaily-water-reservoir-4585359 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdubai-completes-al-lusaily-water-reservoir-4585359 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has started operating Al Lusaily water reservoir, which can store up to 120 million gallons of desalinated water for the UAE capital. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Chinese researchers develop filtering technology to cut down wastewater from paper plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschinese-researchers-develop-filtering-technology-to-cut-down-wastewater-from-paper-plant-4585337 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschinese-researchers-develop-filtering-technology-to-cut-down-wastewater-from-paper-plant-4585337 Researchers in China have developed a filtering technology solution that can result in zero discharge of wastewater. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Suez Environnement wins 15 year potable water supply contract in Paris, France http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-15-year-potable-water-supply-contract-in-paris-france-4583323 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssuez-environnement-wins-15-year-potable-water-supply-contract-in-paris-france-4583323 French utility firm Suez Environnement has won a long-term contract worth €234m from Gennevilliers Water Syndicate (SEPG) for supplying potable water to ten localities of Paris commune. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Irish Water to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure for Kilkenny County http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsirish-water-to-upgrade-water-and-wastewater-infrastructure-for-kilkenny-county-4583691 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsirish-water-to-upgrade-water-and-wastewater-infrastructure-for-kilkenny-county-4583691 Ireland’s national water utility Irish Water in partnership with Kilkenny County Council will invest more than €21m to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure in Kilkenny. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wastewater re-use to gain importance in drought hit California, says report http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswastewater-re-use-to-gain-importance-in-drought-hit-california-says-report-4582463 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswastewater-re-use-to-gain-importance-in-drought-hit-california-says-report-4582463 Dwindling water resources in California could boost support for wastewater re-use in the state to meet the demand, according to a new study conducted by the US based Bluefield Research. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Envirogen partners with Suez Environnement to offer wastewater solutions to power industry http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenvirogen-partners-with-suez-environnement-to-offer-wastewater-solutions-to-power-industry-4582777 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenvirogen-partners-with-suez-environnement-to-offer-wastewater-solutions-to-power-industry-4582777 US based technology solution provider Envirogen has struck an alliance with French utility Suez Environnement to deliver water and wastewater treatment solutions for the power industry in North America. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rio Tinto plans desalination plant to support Rossing uranium mine in Namibia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrio-tinto-plans-desalination-plant-to-support-rossing-uranium-mine-in-namibia-4581695 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsrio-tinto-plans-desalination-plant-to-support-rossing-uranium-mine-in-namibia-4581695 Mining major Rio Tinto's Rossing Uranium unit in Namibia intends to conduct an environmental impact study for a planned water desalination facility in the country. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT California expands list of water contaminating oil field operations http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-expands-list-of-water-contaminating-oil-field-operations-4581412 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscalifornia-expands-list-of-water-contaminating-oil-field-operations-4581412 California has expanded the list of oilfields operations which could be contaminating water sources during below ground oil well injection. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT USDA funds water conservation initiatives in drought-stricken states http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusda-funds-water-conservation-initiatives-in-drought-stricken-states-4580663 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsusda-funds-water-conservation-initiatives-in-drought-stricken-states-4580663 Farmers and ranchers from the drought-hit states in the US will receive $21m from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement water conservation measures. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT