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 Damen Shipyards to deliver water barge for drought-stricken Morocco http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdamen-shipyards-to-deliver-water-barge-for-drought-stricken-morocco-4657275 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsdamen-shipyards-to-deliver-water-barge-for-drought-stricken-morocco-4657275 Damen Shipyards Group has won a contract to supply a Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge for Morocco to help the country meet its urgent water requirements. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Aquatech to deliver seawater desalination system for Sohar refinery in Oman http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaquatech-to-deliver-seawater-desalination-system-for-sohar-refinery-in-oman-4657289 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaquatech-to-deliver-seawater-desalination-system-for-sohar-refinery-in-oman-4657289 US-based water technology firm Aquatech has won a contract to design and supply a multiple effect distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project in Oman. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Scottish Water to upgrade water treatment plant in Renfrewshire http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-to-upgrade-water-treatment-plant-in-renfrewshire-4656053 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsscottish-water-to-upgrade-water-treatment-plant-in-renfrewshire-4656053 Water and sewerage services provider Scottish Water is soon to initiate upgrade works for the Muirdykes Water Treatment Works (WTW) in Renfrewshire. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT New Jersey granted $1.94bn financing to improve resiliency of water infrastructure http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-jersey-granted-194bn-financing-to-improve-resiliency-of-water-infrastructure-4656359 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsnew-jersey-granted-194bn-financing-to-improve-resiliency-of-water-infrastructure-4656359 US state New Jersey has been granted permission for Critical Drinking Water and Infrastructure Resiliency Projects amounting to $1.94bn. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Construction on £4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel project to start in 2016 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsconstruction-on-42bn-thames-tideway-tunnel-project-to-start-in-2016-4654947 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsconstruction-on-42bn-thames-tideway-tunnel-project-to-start-in-2016-4654947 Thames Water intends to start construction of the £4.2bn super sewer project, dubbed as Thames Tideway Tunnel, in London in 2016, after independent investors for financing and delivering the scheme have been confirmed. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pennsylvania American Water begins water and sewer system upgrade projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-begins-water-and-sewer-system-upgrade-projects-4654874 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-american-water-begins-water-and-sewer-system-upgrade-projects-4654874 Pennsylvania American Water, a state subsidiary of utility giant American Water, has started construction projects, estimated to cost $9.7m in total, to upgrade its water and sewer systems serving customers in western Chester County and a portion of … Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ahlstrom-Fibre-Based Filter Media http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/filters/ahlstrom-tampere/ http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/filters/ahlstrom-tampere/ Ahlstrom is a high-performance fibre-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses worldwide to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow as an eco-friendly company, with products designed for a clean and healthy environment. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:17:00 GMT Chinese researchers focus on change of active bed layers in alluvial rivers to study water pollution http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschinese-researchers-focus-on-change-of-active-bed-layers-in-alluvial-rivers-to-study-water-pollution-4653650 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newschinese-researchers-focus-on-change-of-active-bed-layers-in-alluvial-rivers-to-study-water-pollution-4653650 Researchers in China have developed a new approach to study the mechanism of water pollution in alluvial rivers. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Reiss Engineering to support development of water treatment facility in Polk County, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsreiss-engineering-to-support-development-of-water-treatment-facility-in-polk-county-us-4653640 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsreiss-engineering-to-support-development-of-water-treatment-facility-in-polk-county-us-4653640 Central Regional Utility Service Area (CRUSA) in Polk County, Florida, US, has selected Reiss Engineering to provide engineering services for the design, permission and construction of a new four million gallon per day (MGD) Water Production Facility… Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pioneer Natural Resources to use treated effluents for its oil and gas operations in Texas, US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspioneer-natural-resources-to-use-treated-effluents-for-its-oil-and-gas-operations-in-texas-us-4652997 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspioneer-natural-resources-to-use-treated-effluents-for-its-oil-and-gas-operations-in-texas-us-4652997 US based energy company Pioneer Natural Resources has signed a long-term $117m deal with the city of Odessa in Texas to use treated municipal wastewater from the city each day at its nearby oilfields. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT PUB increases drinking water supplies for Johor in Malaysia to assist during dry weather http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspub-increases-drinking-water-supplies-for-johor-in-malaysia-to-assist-during-dry-weather-4652955 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspub-increases-drinking-water-supplies-for-johor-in-malaysia-to-assist-during-dry-weather-4652955 Singapore’s national water agency, Public Utilities Board (PUB), has started delivering surplus water for drinking to Malaysian state of Johor to support it during the ongoing dry spell. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Accenture deploys cloud solution for Thames Tideway Tunnel http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaccenture-deploys-cloud-solution-for-thames-tideway-tunnel-4651886 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsaccenture-deploys-cloud-solution-for-thames-tideway-tunnel-4651886 Technology giant Accenture has implemented the NetSuite OneWorld cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for Thames Tideway Tunnel, the construction firm building the $6.1bn ‘super-sewer’ project in London, UK. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oman receives seven bids for proposed independent water projects at Sohar and Barka http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoman-receives-seven-bids-for-proposed-independent-water-projects-at-sohar-and-barka-4651959 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoman-receives-seven-bids-for-proposed-independent-water-projects-at-sohar-and-barka-4651959 Oman has received seven bids from consortium's for its water schemes in the cities of Sohar and Barka, which are expected to cost around $1bn. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hawk Measurement to Exhibit at Weftec 2015 http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/presshawk-measurement-weftec-2015.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/hawk-measurement-systems/presshawk-measurement-weftec-2015.html Hawk Measurement is exhibiting at the 2015 Weftec exhibition which is taking place from 28 to 30 September 2015 at McCormack Place in Chicago, Illinois, US. Hawk Measurement will display its acoustic wave and sonar technology for the water and wastew… Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:35:00 GMT Water research agencies in US team up to develop an integrated water management approach http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-research-agencies-in-us-team-up-to-develop-an-integrated-water-management-approach-4650669 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-research-agencies-in-us-team-up-to-develop-an-integrated-water-management-approach-4650669 Water Research Foundation (WRF) have completed a study, titled Institutional Issues for One Water Management (Project #4487), which was conducted in coordination with Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and Water Research Australia. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT OriginClear looking to buy more companies to strengthen its water business http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-looking-to-buy-more-companies-to-strengthen-its-water-business-4650586 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-looking-to-buy-more-companies-to-strengthen-its-water-business-4650586 US based water technology firm OriginClear has announced its strategic plan for the next three years during which it looks to acquire five or more water treatment service companies. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Energy Recovery to deploy pressure exchange technology for desalination facility in Morocco http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenergy-recovery-to-deploy-pressure-exchange-technology-for-desalination-facility-in-morocco-4649434 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsenergy-recovery-to-deploy-pressure-exchange-technology-for-desalination-facility-in-morocco-4649434 US based technology firm Energy Recovery has won a $1.8m order for the delivery of its PX Pressure Exchanger technology at a desalination facility of the Power Drinking Water Office (ONEE) in Morocco. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pennsylvania water utility in US fined for Clean Water Act violations http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-water-utility-in-us-fined-for-clean-water-act-violations-4649469 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newspennsylvania-water-utility-in-us-fined-for-clean-water-act-violations-4649469 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have penalised Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) in Pennsylvania for alleged violations to the Clean Water Act, and instructed it to redu… Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Thames Water uses Lanes Group invented SewerBatt technology for sewer inspections in UK http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-uses-lanes-group-invented-sewerbatt-technology-for-sewer-inspections-in-uk-4648285 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsthames-water-uses-lanes-group-invented-sewerbatt-technology-for-sewer-inspections-in-uk-4648285 Lanes Group and Thames Water have implemented the SewerBatt acoustic inspection, which uses sound technology for assessment of sewer conditions in Thames Water network. Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Perryville city to deploy UV disinfection systems for potable water treatment plant in US http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsperryville-city-to-deploy-uv-disinfection-systems-for-potable-water-treatment-plant-in-us-4648300 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsperryville-city-to-deploy-uv-disinfection-systems-for-potable-water-treatment-plant-in-us-4648300 City of Perryville in Missouri, US, has selected ETS-UV technology invented by water filtration and disinfection major Neptune Benson for upgrades at its drinking water treatment facility. Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT