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Working With Water News - 20 Mar 2014

Editor's Choice

Blower systems for Brazilian seawater treatment plant Busch has delivered specialist blower systems to four oil & gas floating production storage and offloading facilities offshore Brazil. More

Carbon nanotube membranes for water purification promise bright future in water desalination Carbon nanotube (CNT) membranes are considered to offer a bright future for next-generation water desalination. The tip-functionalised nonpolar CNT interior facilitates water influx and rejects salts, allowing these robust, antibacterial and antifouling CNT membranes to remove most pollutants. More

Pump Industry Analyst

Cleaning & Purification

European fluid separation conference wants research
Second European conference will be held in Lyon.... More

Loeffler leaves Evoqua Water Technologies
Dr Lukas Loeffler, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Evoqua Water Technologies, has left the company.... More

Advanced Mem-Tech raises US$5 million in capital
Israeli membrane filtration company Advanced Mem-Tech has completed a financing round of close to US$5 million.... More

Dow and Haier reach new agreement on FILMTEC RO components
Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) and Haier have agreed a new collaboration that will see Haier purchase original USA-made residential FILMTEC™ reverse osmosis (RO) components for its high-end residential water purification products.... More

Top three stories of the week on www.workingwithwater.net

1. Water management: Learning from Singapore’s water success

2. Environmental regulation: Improving river water quality

3. Managing long term sustainable water use


Biwater appoints new president for desalination and membrane treatment
Jorg Menningman has joined Biwater’s Desalination and Membrane Treatment sector as president.... More

Top three Research Trends of the week on www.workingwithwater.net

1. Trends in electro-Fenton process for water and wastewater treatment

2. Filtration demonstration as reverse osmosis pre-treatment in industrial water treatment plant

3. Carbon nanotube membranes for water purification promise bright future in water desalination

Journal of Water Processing Engineering

Drinking Water

Xylem Aquada UV Series gains WRAS approval
The Aquada UV Series from Xylem Water Solutions UK has been granted Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) approval.... More

Filtration Industry Analyst

Environment & Pollution

IFAT highlights its 2014 programmes
Country and theme specials are the main attractions... More

Waste & Hazard Walk Workbook

The Waste & Hazard Walk is a systematic facility tour which looks for ways to improve productivity and safety, with a specific focus on industrial supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE). This free download outlines how your company could benefit from a Waste & Hazard Walk.

Industrial Use of Water

Sweden’s SydVästlänken power project
Submersible dewatering pumps help unblock a Swedish power bottleneck... More


Research Trends

Standards and quantification of natural organic matter in water: understanding what is being measured
The quantification of operationally defined parameters in natural waters generally overlooks the fact that standards have an effect on the results obtained, that differs from usual analytical determinations. This review paper discusses the case of natural organic matter (NOM) types for carbohydrates, thiols, transparent exopolymers, and humic substances in freshwaters, and advises on the procedure to follow when reporting data.... More

Wastewater & Sewage Treatment

Poole & Kent awarded Miami pump station construction contract
EMCOR Group Inc subsidiary Poole & Kent Co of Florida is to construct Miami Dade County’s Master Pump Station No 3 in Miami, Florida.... More

Water Reuse

Hydrascan take delivery of custom-built high volume water jetting recycling lorries
Wiedemann & Reichhardt manufactured the vehicles.... More


4th Dissemination Workshop of the nano4water Cluster
Dates: 23 April 2014 until 24 April 2014
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Website: http://nanoselect.eu/4TH-DISSEMINATION-WORKSHOP-OF-THE-NANO4...

IFAT 2014
Dates: 05 May 2014 until 09 May 2014
Location: Munich, Germany
Website: http://www.ifat.de

Singapore International Water Week
Dates: 01 June 2014 until 05 June 2014
Location: Singapore
Website: http://www.siww.com.sg/

Dates: 03 June 2014 until 06 June 2014
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: http://www.ecwatech.com

Dates: 08 June 2014 until 12 June 2014
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Website: http://www.awwa.org/conferences-education/conferences/annual...

ILSEPT - 2nd International Conference on Ionic Liquids in Separation and Purification Technology
Dates: 29 June 2014 until 02 July 2014
Location: The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada
Website: http://www.ilsept.com

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2014
Dates: 21 September 2014 until 26 September 2014
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Website: http://www.iwa2014lisbon.org

Dates: 27 September 2014 until 01 October 2014
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Website: http://www.wef.org

12th European Fluid Machinery Congress
Dates: 06 October 2014 until 07 October 2014
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Website: http://www.imeche.org/events/C1395

18th ISC International Sealing Conference: Sealing Technology – Hidden High Tech
Dates: 08 October 2014 until 09 October 2014
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Website: http://www.sealing-conference.com/en

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