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Masdar Institute and partners to build pilot seawater bioenergy plant in Abu Dhabi
23 January, 2015
The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) has awarded a contract to International Mechanical & Electrical Co. to build a pilot plant that produces halophyte-derived jet fuel...
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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and Aarhus Water sign knowledge sharing agreement
Friday, January 23, 2015 The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has signed a collaborative knowledge sharing agreement with Denmark-based water and wastewater company Aarhus...

San Antonio River Basin Project launched to improve creek and rivers
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) have launched a collaborative...

NSW EPA clears AGL and Transpacific in sewer discharge case in Newcastle
Thursday, January 22, 2015 New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has informed Hunter Water that neither AGL nor Transpacific breached environment protection licence though they discharged wastewater...

Abengoa, AWT to jointly develop solar-powered desalination facility in Saudi Arabia
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Riyadh based water firm Advanced Water Technology (AWT) has selected Spanish firm Abengoa to jointly set up a solar-powered desalination plant in Saudi...

Woolpert to offer engineering services to Miami-Dade water authority in US
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Water and sewer authority of Miami-Dade County in the US has awarded a contract to engineering consultant Woolpert to provide engineering services. ...

Northwest Pipe receives equipment delivery order for water supply project in California
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Northwest Pipe has received an order to deliver pipes and equipment for the Davis Woodland Water Supply Project in California,...

Research contract signed to study potential use of solar power for desalination
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology will be taking part in a research along with GDF Suez and Suez Environnement which will study possible use of...

EPA inaugurates water infrastructure and resiliency finance centre in US
Monday, January 19, 2015 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has inaugurated a water infrastructure and resiliency finance...

Water-Gen to explore market for water technology solutions in India
Monday, January 19, 2015 Israel based water purification company Water-Gen is in talks with Blue Star for a potential tie-up to enter the Indian...

Empresas ICA to build Santa Maria reservoir dam in Sinaloa, Mexico
Friday, January 16, 2015 Mexico-based infrastructure and construction company Empresas ICA has signed a public works contract with the Federal Water Commission of Mexico (Conagua) to construct the Santa Maria reservoir...

UK Government offers funds to foster water management in food industry
Friday, January 16, 2015 The UK Government has granted £150,000 as funds for the 'Water Stewardship in Food Supply Chains Project', in order to assist the food and farming industries for better water...

Suez Environnement wins drinking water contract in France
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Lyonnaise des Eaux, a subsidiary of French utility Suez Environnement, has received a public services drinking water contract from Calais city in France worth...

World Bank funds water infrastructure project in Burkina Faso
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 The World Bank has approved a $80m grant from the International Development Association (IDA) for financing the ongoing Burkina Faso Urban Water Sector Project (UWSP) in West...

WaterAid to improve water management services across African drought-prone communities
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 International non-profit organisation WaterAid plans to support water management activities in 29 drought-prone communities in western Africa to help them be prepared for drought....

Royal HaskoningDHV and Vitens team up to recover humic acid from water plants
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Netherlands-based Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a partnership agreement with Dutch water company Vitens for recovery of humic acid, an organic...

Ohio EPA to improve renewal process for wastewater discharge permits
Monday, January 12, 2015 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US will be taking new initiatives to speed up the renewal process for wastewater discharge permits in the state, without compromising on...

American Water seeks water rate hike in New Jersey, US
Monday, January 12, 2015 New Jersey American Water has filed a petition with the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) in the state, requesting new rates for water...

Aqua America buys waster assets in Ohio and North Carolina
Friday, January 09, 2015 US-based water utility firm Aqua America has completed acquisition of water system assets in Ohio and North Carolina through its...

EIB provides £230m loan to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water for infrastructure development
Friday, January 09, 2015 European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a £230m loan facility to water and wastewater service provider Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water...

STW Water wins contract to build water reclamation facilities in Permian Basin
Thursday, January 08, 2015 Texas based specialist water treatment solution provider STW Water will build, operate and maintain water reclamation facilities for a unnamed oil and gas company across multiple...


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