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Saltworks Technologies receives funding boost from BP Ventures
18 December, 2014
Canadian water treatment company Saltworks Technologies has received investments from BP Ventures, to further develop its desalination technology....
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Saxlund secures two wastewater contracts in UK
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Saxlund International has secured two contracts from United Utilities and Anglian Water in the UK, to provide sludge cake loading and storage handling solutions for wastewater treatment works...

California will need 42km³ of water to address drought, says Nasa
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 The US state of California will need more than 42km³ of water to relieve drought conditions and return to normal, NASA...

Scottish Water successfully implements ACT’s new sewage recycling technology
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Applied CleanTech (ACT) has implemented its SRS sewage recycling technology for wastewater at Scottish Water's Dunbar and Aviemore Wastewater Treatment Works....

Tahal signs deal with Vodokanal for construction of water treatment plant in Yakutsk, Russia
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Israeli construction group Tahal has signed an agreement with Russian water company Vodokanal for developing a turnkey water treatment plant and pumping system in Yakutsk city,...

Scientists find drug-resistant superbug in Rio de Janeiro’s waters
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Scientists of Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Brazil have found a drug-resistant bacteria in the sea waters in Rio de Janeiro where the sailing and windsurfing events for the 2016 Olympics will be...

FCC Aqualia wins €300m sewerage management contract in Qatar
Monday, December 15, 2014 Citizen Services Group's water management subsidiary FCC Aqualia, in a consortium with the South Korean firm Hyundai, has won a €300m bid for a water sewerage contract in Al Dhakhira, Qatar....

United Water and KKR win contract to manage water system of Middletown, US
Monday, December 15, 2014 The Borough Authority of Middletown in Pennsylvania, US, has signed a deal with utility company United Water and investment firm KKR for management and operation of its water and wastewater system....

Imperial Holding signs €75m drinking water project agreement with Cameroon Government
Friday, December 12, 2014 India’s Imperial Holding has signed a €75m agreement with the Cameroon Government for a potable water supply project involving construction of a water treatment plant near Yaounde, the...

Panama awards contract to Degrémont for water infrastructure maintenance
Friday, December 12, 2014 Panama Ministry of Health (MINSA) has awarded a €65m contract to water treatment company Degrémont, for operation and maintenance of wastewater collection systems, pumping stations and...

IDE Technologies to set up a desalination plant in Andhra Pradesh, India
Thursday, December 11, 2014 Israel-based IDE Technologies will provide help to the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to set up a large desalination plant in...

Namibia plans to increase Areva desalination plant’s capacity post-acquisition
Thursday, December 11, 2014 Namibia is likely to increase the capacity of Areva’s water desalination plant after acquiring it from the French...

China starts construction on $230m water supply project in Sri Lanka
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 China has started construction works on a $230m water supply project in Sri Lanka, which is reportedly the largest of its kind for the island...

Suez Environnement wins €250m water supply management contract in France
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Lyonnaise des Eaux, a subsidiary of French utility Suez Environnement, has won a €250m contract from SMGSEVESC, for management of its public drinking water supply service for 22 municipalities...

Maldives seeks $20m to repair lone desalination plant
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Maldives is seeking $20m for the repair of a desalination plant in Male, after the lone plant in the country caught...

Excessive levels of bacteria found in 23% of bottled water in China
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), the country’s top safety supervisor, has found almost a quarter of purified drinking water from major drinking water companies (such as Wahaha, Robust...

Grundfos receives €1.2m grant from IRIS for new wastewater treatment technology
Monday, December 08, 2014 Denmark-based Grundfos has received a grant of €1.2m to develop a new wastewater filtration...

African Water Facility raises €1.2bn investment
Monday, December 08, 2014 The African Water Facility (AWF), an initiative of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW), will receive €1.2bn in follow-on investments from multiple donors for water management...

Veolia wins contract from AngloGold Ashanti to operate water treatment facility in Ghana
Friday, December 05, 2014 French resource management firm Veolia has signed an agreement with mining firm AngloGold Ashanti, to optimise, operate and maintain a water treatment plant at the latter’s Iduapriem open-pit...

ARCADIS Logos selected to provide water management services to SABESP in Brazil
Friday, December 05, 2014 ARCADIS Logos, the Brazilian subsidiary of Netherlands-based design, engineering and management consulting firm ARCADIS, has won two contracts from Brazilian water supply and wastewater...

French companies form partnership for a waterborne waste treatment plant
Thursday, December 04, 2014 SITA, a subsidiary of water utility firm Suez Environnement has formed a partnership with three French companies to build an innovative pilot waterborne waste treatment plant for the Lyon urban...


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