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Veolia acquires Kurion for $350m to step up water/wasterwater offerings
05 February, 2016
French company Veolia has acquired US firm Kurion for $350m to bolster its water/wastewater services in the clean up of nuclear facilities....
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Michigan Senate approves $30m for Flint water bills Friday, February 05, 2016 The Michigan Senate has approved $30m for Flint residents in order to help them pay water bills after they were supplied with water contaminated with high levels of lead....

US EPA and DoJ to support Salt Lake County's stormwater management programme Thursday, February 04, 2016 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the state of Utah, have signed an agreement with Salt Lake County over resolving allegations of...

UK water companies urged to do more to help consumers struggling with high bills Thursday, February 04, 2016 With the Water UK indicating that the average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales would go up by £2 to £389 in this fiscal year, the Consumer Council for Water has urged firms to...

Evoqua Water Technologies expands Memcor product range with new double-ended ultrafiltration system Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Evoqua Water Technologies has expanded its Memcor product range with the introduction of a new double-ended ultrafiltration system for water...

US FBI steps in to conduct criminal probe into Flint water contamination case Wednesday, February 03, 2016 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has now joined a multi-agency team that is conducting a criminal probe into the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan, the...

Badger to deliver water meters and metering systems for American Water Tuesday, February 02, 2016 US-based Badger Meter has secured a three-year contract from the nation’s publicly traded water and wastewater utility firm, American Water, to deliver water meters and metering reading...

Michigan environmental quality department discusses Flint water testing plan with EPA Tuesday, February 02, 2016 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has put forth a plan to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in order to test the lead-tainted water in Flint to find out when...

Kemira wins supply contract for wastewater treatment plants in Canada Monday, February 01, 2016 Finland-based chemicals company Kemira has secured ferrous chloride supply contracts for wastewater treatment plants in Canadian cities of Montreal and...

EIB to grant €100m to Aquafin for wastewater treatment projects in Belgium Monday, February 01, 2016 The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide €100m to Belgian wastewater treatment company Aquafin in support of its projects in the Flemish Region. ...

St. Louis resumes complete operations at one of three flood-affected treatment plants Friday, January 29, 2016 Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) in Missouri, US, has restored operations at the Grand Glaize wastewater treatment facility and are continuing repairs at the Fenton wastewater...

EIB to support wastewater treatment upgrade in Panama Friday, January 29, 2016 The Republic of Panama has secured a $50m loan from the European Investment Bank for upgrading wastewater treatment services in its capital Panama...

PUB to study coastal reservoir protection methods in Singapore Thursday, January 28, 2016 Singapore’s national water agency, Public Utilities Board (PUB), will be initiating an engineering study for identification of possible measures to ensure protection for 11 of the country’s...

Navajo Nation approves water rights proposal with Utah in US Thursday, January 28, 2016 Navajo Nation has approved a legislation which would allow the tribe to have access to 81,500 acre-feet of Utah's unused share of water from the upper Colorado river basin...

US EPA to offer water and wastewater infrastructure and planning assistance in California and Virginia Wednesday, January 27, 2016 US Environmental Protection Agency will be allotting millions as financial assistance for improving local water infrastructure in the city of Carlsbad in California and also for statewide...

Washington announces funding for water upgrade projects Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The US state of Washington intends to direct funds totalling $137m for high-priority water projects in...

Suez secures €67m worth water treatment contracts in India Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Suez has been awarded six new municipal water and wastewater treatment contracts totalling €67m in India....

Suez to acquire majority stake in industrial water treatment firm Driplex Monday, January 25, 2016 Suez has agreed to acquire the majority stake in India-based industrial water treatment solutions provider Driplex for an undisclosed...

Veolia to design and deliver energy-neutral wastewater treatment plant for Polish brewery Monday, January 25, 2016 French utility giant Veolia has been assigned by the Namyslow Brewery in Poland to design and construct an energy-neutral wastewater treatment...

ADB and partners grant $200m loan for Chinese water supply and distribution project Friday, January 22, 2016 The Asian Development Bank (ADB), along with 18 other banks, has signed a loan agreement for $200m, which is targeted at expansion of an ongoing water supply and distribution project in...

EBRD to support infrastructure upgrades for wastewater system in Kobuleti, Georgia Friday, January 22, 2016 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to finance wastewater system upgrades in the town of Kobuleti in...


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