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San Antonio City Council in US approves 142-mile water pipeline project
31 October, 2014
San Antonio City Council has approved a contract with Vista Ridge Consortium for construction of a 142-mile pipeline, which will transport water from Burleson County to the city in Texas,...
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Okotok town in Canada seeks additional funds to build water pipeline
Friday, October 31, 2014 The town of Okotoks in Alberta, Canada, has applied for $36m in financial assistance under Alberta’s Water for Life...

Suez Environnement to construct two desalination and wastewater treatment facilities in Middle East
Thursday, October 30, 2014 French utility company Suez Environnement’s subsidiary Degrémont has secured two contracts to build two wastewater and desalination projects in the Middle East....

Thames super-sewer project faces judicial challenges in UK
Thursday, October 30, 2014 The £4bn Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) project in the UK is facing legal challenges as environmental group Thames Blue-Green Economy and Southwark Council have sought a judicial review of...

Calgon Carbon to supply granular activated carbon to Seoul water plant in South Korea
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Samsung C&T, the parent company of the Samsung Group, has awarded a contract to US-based Calgon Carbon to supply granular activated carbon (GAC) for a plant that supplies potable water in...

Seoul Waterworks Research Institute looks to commercialise corrosion-reducing technology in water pipes
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Seoul Waterworks Research Institute in South Korea has entered into an agreement with steelmaker COSCO for a joint research project to explore commercialisation of advanced steel...

India starts Yamuna River cleanup project
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Delhi Jal Board, the water supply authority in the Indian national capital, has launched the first phase of its 59km interceptor sewer project, in an effort to keep the Yamuna River...

Huntsville Utilities to invite bids for $100m water treatment plant in US
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 US-based Huntsville Utilities is seeking a proposal to build a $100m water treatment plant beside the Tennessee River....

Dubai awards $29.4m contract to strengthen water distribution network
Monday, October 27, 2014 Dubai’s state-owned Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a AED108m ($29.4m) contract for construction of a 16km main water distribution network between Jebel Ali town and...

Severn Trent Water set to complete Condover sewerage system in UK
Monday, October 27, 2014 UK-based Severn Trent Water is set to complete a sewage system in Condover near Shrewsbury, which will improve capacity in the...

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...

Hitachi, Veolia and ArabCo consortium wins $223m EPC contract for Iraq desalination plant
Friday, October 24, 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...

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...

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,...

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...


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