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Working With Water News - 23 Apr 2014

Editor's Choice

Energy recovery considerations in brackish water desalination The design considerations concerning the selection of turbocharger or isobaric energy recovery devices (ERDs) are discussed, along with field experience at the Lahat brackish water desalination plant in Israel. More

Aquarium seawater delivery system in Scotland Priva technology controls seawater delivery at marine science aquarium More

Pump Industry Analyst

Cleaning & Purification

Graphene membrane 'breakthrough' announced
Research advances gas, liquid and air purification technology for future commercialisation.... More

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

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

2. New pumping station to alleviate flooding problems in UK

3. Total systems approach to wastewater treatment


Challenge to discover renewable energy solutions for seawater desalination launched
GE and Saudi Aramco start global innovation contest.... More

International Forward Osmosis Association launches
Modern Water plc, Hydration Technology Innovations, Trevi Systems and Porifera have launched the International Forward Osmosis Association (IFOA) to promote forward osmosis technology throughout industry and academia.... More

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

1. Low-biofouling copper-charged membranes for desalination

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

3. Review of vacuum-UV radiation at 185 nm in water treatment

Distribution & Supply

Xylem secures Godwin pump order after removing flood water
Xylem Inc has won a US$1.1 million order for specialised dewatering equipment after successfully removing flood water at an oil refinery outside the city of La Plata in Argentina.... More

Journal of Water Processing Engineering

Drinking Water

SAFEGE to project manage SEDIF’s drinking water supply structures
Suez Environnement subsidiary SAFEGE has won a contract worth €17 million over five years to project manage Syndicat des Eaux d’Ile de France’s (SEDIF) drinking water supply structures.... More

Filtration Industry Analyst
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

Anglo American selects GE’s ABMet technology for wastewater treatment plant in British Columbia
GE’s Advanced Biological Metals Removal Process (ABMet) technology will remove nitrate and selenium from wastewater discharge at Anglo American’s Peace River Coal Trend Mine in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.... More

Degrémont to supply water treatment units for Petrobras FPSOs
Degrémont has secured a contract for the engineering and procurement of four water treatment units to equip two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels operated by Petrobras in Brazil.... More

Chinese power stations select KSB boiler recirculation pumps
KSB is supplying four new-generation boiler recirculation pumps for two new Chinese power stations in Laiwu and Taizhou.... More


Public Sector & Policy

Regulatory course offered by Arab water group
Training to take place in Jordan next month. ... More

Research Trends

Review of advanced oxidation processes for removal of taste and odour compounds from aqueous media
This study reviews the state-of-the-art of the application of advanced oxidation technologies for the treatment of taste and odour (T&O) compounds in aquatic media. The main effects of operational parameters and water constituents are discussed, and an overview of the transformation products and reaction mechanisms is provided.... More

Wastewater & Sewage Treatment

Low pressure solutions from Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco is to exhibit its latest low pressure solutions for the water industry... 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...

Smart Water Systems
Dates: 28 April 2014 until 29 April 2014
Location: Marriott Regents Park Hotel, London, UK
Website: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/goto/2014smartwater58.asp

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...

WSSTP Water Innovation Europe 2014 Conference: Water – Green Tape or Blue Gold?
Dates: 25 June 2014 until 26 June 2014
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Website: http://wsstp.eu/events/wie2014/

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

13th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes
Dates: 06 July 2014 until 09 July 2014
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Website: http://www.icimconference.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

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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