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Antofagasta sells its water division to EPM for $960m
24 April, 2015
Chile based copper mining firm Antofagasta has sold its water utility division Aguas de Antofagasta (ADASA) to Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) for around...
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Evoqua to deliver water technology solution for reclamation facility in Los Angeles
Friday, April 24, 2015 Department of Public Works for Los Angeles Sanitation in California has awarded a contract to Evoqua Water Technologies, for supplying microfiltration packaged system, which will be installed...

Veolia chosen as distinguished supplier for extension project of Dubai's sewage treatment plant
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Dubai Municipality in UAE has selected Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies as ‘Distinguished Supplier’ for the AED144m ($39.1m) extension project of the Al Aweer Sewage Treatment Plant...

American Water partners with LG Sonic to eliminate algae bloom in water treatment plants
Thursday, April 23, 2015 American Water has entered into a partnership with LG Sonic for a new project to monitor and control algae blooms in water treatment...

American Water begins water pipeline upgrades in US
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 American Water has initiated a $3.4m upgrade for water pipelines in Pennsylvania, and a similar upgrade in Illinois which is expected to cost around...

Scotmas to drive business with funding from HSBC Bank
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Scotmas is set to explore new business opportunities in Qatar and India after it received funding from HSBC bank, amounting to...

William Shatner plans to raise $30bn to build inter-state pipeline in drought-stricken California
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 William Shatner, known for playing Captain Kirk in popular TV series Star Trek, has come up with an ingenious idea to transfer water from Washington to the drought-stricken California through...

AIS introduces Operator Interface Panels for water and wastewater industry
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 American Industrial Systems (AIS) has launched operator touch panels and Industry 4.0 panels for Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and SCADA applications used by the water and wastewater...

Abengoa commissions Ghana’s first desalination plant at Accra
Monday, April 20, 2015 Spain-based Abengoa has inaugurated the Accra Sea Water desalination plant in Accra, Ghana, a first for the African...

China initiates stringent action plan to bring down water pollution by 2030
Monday, April 20, 2015 In an effort to restore the system function of water ecology, China has announced an action plan which can result in the shutdown of multiple small-scale enterprises in the country that have...

OZONIX water treatment system and solution receives US patent
Friday, April 17, 2015 United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has given a patent to Ecosphere Technologies for OZONIX water treatment system and comprehensive Lake Okeechobee...

One in every three people will be exposed to high risk of water pollution in 2050, study says
Friday, April 17, 2015 According to a study by Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Veolia, one in every three people across globe will be exposed to high risk of water pollution in 2050, due to increasing...

Pennon Group acquires Bournemouth Water from Sembcorp
Thursday, April 16, 2015 UK based Pennon Group has acquired Bournemouth Water from Sembcorp for...

Ameresco wins a $77m contract for energy and water conservation from US DOI
Thursday, April 16, 2015 US Department of the Interior (DOI) has awarded a contract worth $77m to Ameresco to implement water conservation and energy efficiency measures as well as provide energy management services at...

Water supplies to be reduced by 15% in Southern California, US
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California in the US has voted to cut down its water supplies by 15% to conserve water and stretch available supplies in the state which...

Toray to supply ultrafiltration membrane for water purification plant in South Korea
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Japan based Toray Industries has received an order to supply TORAYFIL hollow fiber ultrafiltration (UF) membrane module to a membrane-based water purification facility in Yeosu city in South...

Coca Cola to invest $35m more to expand water and sanitation programme in Africa
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) will receive $35m more funds from Coca-Cola International, which will be used to expand its Replenish Africa Initiative...

San Francisco completes seismic upgrade to Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has completed a $278m project to improve the seismic resistance and operational reliability of the Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant in San...

R&D effort for developing water conservation technologies launched in Texas
Monday, April 13, 2015 A consortium of Texas universities and water providers will come together for a statewide research and development programme to develop water conservation...

China starts construction on desalination project to meet water demand in Beijing
Monday, April 13, 2015 China has started construction for a desalination project on the shores of Bohai Bay near the industrial city of Tangshan to meet the water demands in...

WRF launches two new potable reuse research projects
Friday, April 10, 2015 The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has launched two new research projects for supporting potable reuse blending operations and showing the role of safe potable reuse to protect...


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