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 Parker Hannifin Filtration Group Supplies Water Purification Equipment to World's Largest Ebola Treatment Center http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-parker-hannifin-corporation-water/pressebola-treatment-center.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-parker-hannifin-corporation-water/pressebola-treatment-center.html Parker Hannifin Corporation has partnered with Christian NGO-based SIM and Water Missions International to supply water purification equipment for the ongoing Ebola crisis in Monrovia, Liberia. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:00 GMT Thames Water faces multi-million pound bill from Network Rail for tunnel flooding http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-faces-multi-million-pound-bill-from-network-rail-for-tunnel-flooding-4500561 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-faces-multi-million-pound-bill-from-network-rail-for-tunnel-flooding-4500561 Network Rail in the UK has charged water utility Thames Water a 'multi-million pound bill' after a burst water main and multiple water pipe leaks which the rail operator says disrupted the railway services and cancelled over 1,000 trains. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Abengoa partners with Masdar for desalination research project in Abu Dhabi http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsabengoa-partners-with-masdar-for-desalination-research-project-in-abu-dhabi-4500720 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsabengoa-partners-with-masdar-for-desalination-research-project-in-abu-dhabi-4500720 Spanish technology firm Abengoa has signed a partnership deal with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company for a desalination research project. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Annapolis Water Treatment Plant, Maryland http://www.water-technology.net/projects/annapolis-water-treatment-plant-maryland/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/annapolis-water-treatment-plant-maryland/ Annapolis Water Treatment Plant (WTP) is being built to replace the existing water treatment plant located in Annapolis, the capital city of the state of Maryland, US. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Veolia Water Technologies launches redesigned potable water treatment solution http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-technologies-launches-redesigned-potable-water-treatment-solution-4499391 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsveolia-water-technologies-launches-redesigned-potable-water-treatment-solution-4499391 Veolia Water Technologies, the water division of the French company Veolia Environnement, has modified the design of its water treatment solution OPASCEP PACK in compliance with World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendations. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Allete to buy majority stake in US Water Services http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsallete-to-buy-majority-stake-in-us-water-services-4499406 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsallete-to-buy-majority-stake-in-us-water-services-4499406 US based Allete has signed a deal to buy 87% stake in integrated water management company, US Water Services for $168m. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT NSF Filtration Systems http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/nsf-filtration-systems/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/nsf-filtration-systems/ NSF is the industry's most trusted resource for the testing and certification of filtration systems and components for drinking water and recreational water used in residential, commercial and municipal applications. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT American Water joins ino3W as US partner http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamerican-water-joins-ino3w-as-us-partner-4498312 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsamerican-water-joins-ino3w-as-us-partner-4498312 Water and wastewater utility company American Water has joined with water technology validation accelerator ino3W as an exclusive US partner. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT GE to supply equipment for Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-supply-equipment-for-yanbu-3-power-and-desalination-plant-in-saudi-arabia-4498432 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsge-to-supply-equipment-for-yanbu-3-power-and-desalination-plant-in-saudi-arabia-4498432 GE Power and Conversion, a unit of US based General Electric, has supplied pump motors and medium voltage drives to the Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT NSF - Military Operations Microbiological Water Purifiers http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/military-operations-microbiological-purifiers/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/military-operations-microbiological-purifiers/ The need to purify waters of unknown or variable microbiological quality is a common occurence among military and non-military government agencies, cameprs, hikers and in some developing countries without ready access to a treated water supply. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Southern Water starts Woolston treatment works in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouthern-water-starts-woolston-treatment-works-in-uk-4497198 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssouthern-water-starts-woolston-treatment-works-in-uk-4497198 UK based water utility; Southern Water has started construction on £63m treatment facility in Woolston, Southampton. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lane City Reservoir Project, Texas http://www.water-technology.net/projects/lane-city-reservoir-project-texas/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/lane-city-reservoir-project-texas/ The Lane City Reservoir will be located in Wharton County in Texas, USA. The off-channel reservoir is being built to ease water demands on the Highland Lakes, and will serve cities, homes, and businesses in Central Texas. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Mitsubishi Electric develops low cost water treatment technology http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmitsubishi-electric-develops-low-cost-water-treatment-technology-4497301 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmitsubishi-electric-develops-low-cost-water-treatment-technology-4497301 Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric has developed new water treatment technology that claims to treat industrial wastewater and sewage at lower cost. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT NSF International Appoints Drinking Water Filtration Products General Manager http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressnsf-international-appoints-drinking-water-filtration-products-general-manager.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressnsf-international-appoints-drinking-water-filtration-products-general-manager.html Global public health organisation NSF International has appointed Tina Yerkes, Ph.D., to general manager of Filtration Products under its Global Water Division. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:06:00 GMT The Facts Behind the Theory http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ To show why we designed our evaporator as we did, I offer the following assumptions that are based upon tests completed at the Ohio State University and the extension department of Virginia Tech. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:29:00 GMT NSF - Complete Global Testing and Certification Services from Source to Tap http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/nsf-testing-certification-services/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/nsf-testing-certification-services/ We provide an extensive range of services for the water industry to help ensure the quality and safety of products in the marketplace. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:24:00 GMT North Carolina to get $164m to improve water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnorth-carolina-to-get-164m-to-improve-water-infrastructure-4496401 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnorth-carolina-to-get-164m-to-improve-water-infrastructure-4496401 North Carolina State Water Infrastructure Authority has announced $164m funding for drinking water and wastewater projects across the US state. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Masdar Institute and partners to build pilot seawater bioenergy plant in Abu Dhabi http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmasdar-institute-and-partners-to-build-pilot-seawater-bioenergy-plant-in-abu-dhabi-4496007 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmasdar-institute-and-partners-to-build-pilot-seawater-bioenergy-plant-in-abu-dhabi-4496007 The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) has awarded a contract to International Mechanical & Electrical Co. to build a pilot plant that produces halophyte-derived jet fuel and bioenergy using wastewater. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:19:00 GMT Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and Aarhus Water sign knowledge sharing agreement http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetropolitan-water-reclamation-district-of-greater-chicago-and-aarhus-water-sign-knowledge-sharing-agreement-4495890 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmetropolitan-water-reclamation-district-of-greater-chicago-and-aarhus-water-sign-knowledge-sharing-agreement-4495890 The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has signed a collaborative knowledge sharing agreement with Denmark-based water and wastewater company Aarhus Water. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:14:00 GMT San Antonio River Basin Project launched to improve creek and rivers http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-antonio-river-basin-project-launched-to-improve-creek-and-rivers-4494865 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssan-antonio-river-basin-project-launched-to-improve-creek-and-rivers-4494865 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) have launched a collaborative Urban Waters Project in the US. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:37:00 GMT