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Working With Water News - 7 Jun 2016

Editor's Choice

Xylem launches the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence Xylem, a global water technology company, has developed the Flygt Concertor, a smart, interconnected wastewater pumping system that senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time and provides feedback to pumping station operators. More

Water reuse in vehicle surface preparation The amount of water used in paint lines for automotive bodywork raises questions of sustainability. Here, Peter Butler of Veolia Water Technologies explains how the company’s treatment technologies can help the automotive industry reduce its water footprint. More

Cleaning & Purification

Ovivo awarded contracts worth over C$21mn in the US and China
Ovivo Inc has won two major Energy and Electronics segment contracts, together worth more than C$21 million, in the US and China.... More

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

1. Conventional and membrane filtration: Selecting a SWRO pre-treatment system

2. Ceramic membranes: High filtration area packing densities improve membrane performance 

3. Coconut shell drinking water treatment

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

1. Fenton process with microbial fuel cell for enhanced degradation of organic pollutants in wastewater

2. Review of essential factors for sustainable environmental applications of magnetic nanoparticles

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

Distribution & Supply

H2O Innovation selects Spain for first overseas office
Canada’s H2O Innovation Inc has opened a new office in Bilbao, Spain to serve the European and the Middle Eastern markets.... More

Journal of Water Processing Engineering

Drinking Water

Birmingham water experts develop device to save lives
Experts at the University of Birmingham, UK, have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink – particularly in refugee camps and disaster zones.... More

Suez extends Sydney drinking water supply contract
The Suez contract to operate and maintain the Prospect drinking water treatment plant in Sydney, Australia with joint venture partner UniSuper has been extended for a further 14 years, from 2021 to 2035, under a A$1 billion contract.... More

LiqTech wins follow-on order for Serbian groundwater treatment plant
LiqTech International Inc has secured a US$2.0 million follow-on order for the groundwater treatment project in Serbia that the company announced earlier this year.... More

Filtration Industry Analyst

Industrial Use of Water

Outotec’s new modular plug-and-play solution for industrial water treatment
The mining and mineral processing industry is focusing more on ways to be environmentally sustainable. Outotec says it has combined its understanding of water treatment, process design, electrolysis and hydrometallurgy into a cost-effective modular product - Outotec® EWT-40.... More

Veolia receives patent for the recirculation of sludge in its sulfate removal technology
Veolia Water Technologies has been awarded the patent for the LoSO4, which is used primarily to treat wastewater from mining operations for discharge or reuse.... More

Egyptian power plant orders 27 KSB pumps
KSB Group is to supply 27 power station pumps to the South Helwan power plant in Egypt under a double-digit million euro order received in November 2015.... More

Wastewater & Sewage Treatment

Xylem provides pumps for China’s largest underground wastewater recycling facility
Xylem Inc pumps and mixers will be used at a new 31 hectare underground wastewater recycling plant in Huaifang, China.... More

Alfa Laval wins SEK50mn decanter order in the US
Alfa Laval is to supply SEK50 million worth of decanters to a wastewater treatment plant in the US.... More

Morrison Pump provides pumps for California’s EchoWater Project
Morrison Pump Co is to supply four vertical mixed flow pumps for the Nitrifying Sidestream Treatment (NST) facility at the EchoWater Project in Sacramento, California, USA.... More

Water Reuse

Duraflow tubular membrane technology for RO brine wastewater recovery up to 95%
Duraflow, a manufacturer of high-quality tubular membrane filters, has announced new DF-ROBR tubular membrane technology for RO brine wastewater recovery.... More

Pentair and US water groups highlight sustainable water reuse in agriculture
The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair have released a new video showcasing innovative farming approaches in the US using water reuse technologies.... More


Aquatech China
Dates: 15 June 2016 until 17 June 2016
Location: Shanghai, China
Website: http://aquatechtrade.com/china

1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing
Dates: 11 September 2016 until 14 September 2016
Location: Sitges, Spain
Website: http://sustainablewaterprocessing.com

3rd International Exhibition on Water, Wastewater & Waste Treatment and Chemical & Pollution Engineering
Dates: 14 September 2016 until 16 September 2016
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Website: http://www.3w-expo.com

Dates: 24 September 2016 until 28 September 2016
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Website: http://www.weftec.org

Minexpo 2016
Dates: 26 September 2016 until 28 September 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Website: http://www.minexpo.com/

World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016
Dates: 09 October 2016 until 14 October 2016
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Website: http://www.iwa-network.org/event/world-water-congress-exhibi...

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