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Hitachi, Veolia and ArabCo consortium wins $223m EPC contract for Iraq desalination plant
24 October, 2014
A consortium of Japan’s Hitachi, French company Veolia and Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo has won a JPY24bn ($223m) order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works...
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USDA to provide $352m for rural water infrastructure
Friday, October 24, 2014 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide more than $352m in loans and grants to upgrade and improve water and wastewater systems in the country, and in rural Alaska...

BASF subsidiary to provide ultrafiltration technology for Indian desalination facility
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Germany-based BASF’s subsidiary 'inge' has received a contract to provide ultrafiltration technology for a desalination facility to be built in Jamnagar in Gujarat,...

Veolia secures €390m industrial water treatment contracts in China
Thursday, October 23, 2014 French water company Veolia Environnement has won two industrial water treatment contracts from Tangshan Iron & Steel (TIS), a subsidiary of Chinese steelmaker Hebei Iron & Steel group, which...

Bulakan Water Supply Project in Philippines attracts six bids
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The Bulakan Water Supply Project in Philippines, which aims to address the water supply requirements of local municipalities, has attracted bids from six...

Mott MacDonald to expand Rosedale wastewater treatment plant in Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 New Zealand-based Watercare Services has appointed Mott MacDonald to design a NZ$63m ($50m) expansion of the Rosedale wastewater treatment plant in Auckland, New...

Sound Global wins 13 sewage treatment plant contracts in China
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Beijing-based water treatment solutions provider Sound Global has won a contract to construct 13 sewage treatment plants in Tongzi County, Guizhou Province of...

US EPA funds water projects in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $197m in funds to New York, $74m to New Jersey and $26.8m to Puerto Rico, in order to improve water infrastructure. ...

Faulty Blue Sky wastewater treatment plant shut down in the US
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) in Lexington, Kentucky, US has taken the Blue Sky Wastewater Treatment Plant offline after a new sanitary sewer pump station was commissioned in the...

EBRD and Swiss SECO to fund wastewater improvement project in Tajikistan
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) agreed to provide funds for modernisation of the wastewater system in...

San Francisco completes $288m Bay Tunnel project
Friday, October 17, 2014 San Francisco has completed a $288m seismically resistant underground tunnel under San Francisco Bay to provide reliable water supply to the US...

Minnesota opens $28m wastewater treatment plant
Friday, October 17, 2014 Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD) Board in Minnesota, US, has commissioned a $28m wastewater treatment facility near...

Sound Global wins contract to build water supply plant construction Jilin, China
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Chinese water treatment company Sound Global has won a contract for construction of a water supply plant in the north-eastern city of Jilin,...

Michigan provides $91m grant for sewer system improvement in local communities
Thursday, October 16, 2014 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in the US has awarded a $91m grant to 115 communities and agencies to improve their sewer system....

Los Angeles to cut water use by 20% in three years to fight drought
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued mandatory restrictions for city departments, as well as a directive for residents, aiming to cut local water use by 20% over the next three years,...

Vancouver wastewater treatment plant in Canada to receive $550m upgrade
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Metro Vancouver in Canada is planning to invest $550m in the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve its capacity in order to cope with local water supply...

Sound Global wins deal to operate and maintain 16 sewage facilities in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Beijing-based wastewater treatment solutions provider Sound Global has signed a deal with Chongqing Yulong Asset Management (Holdings) to operate and maintain 16 sewage treatment facilities...

ADB arranges $288m loan for wastewater treatment projects in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 The Asian Development Bank has arranged a $288m loan for Beijing Enterprises Water Group to promote wastewater treatment and reuse in...

Oxford-based Nominet and Love Hz introduce innovative trial for enhanced flood detection
Monday, October 13, 2014 Nominet R&D and wireless network consultancy Love Hz have begun a pioneering trial of using Internet of Things (IoT) for detection of potential floods in the...

California aquifers contaminated by fracking waste, water board confirms
Monday, October 13, 2014 California aquifers are contaminated with high levels of arsenic, thallium and nitrates, as three billion gallons of wastewater from the oil industry have been dumped into the...

World Bank sanctions $50m for Haiti’s water and sanitation improvement
Friday, October 10, 2014 The World Bank has sanctioned $50m to the Government of Haiti to improve water and sanitation facilities in the Caribbean country to prevent waterborne...


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