Editor’s pickHe said, “Do or Die.”

When His Excellency Ek Sonn Chan first took over the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority in 1993, he was faced with numerous challenges within the utility, and even had a gun pointed at his head at one point. But now, not only is water in Phnom Penh affordable for 92 per cent of residents, it is also clean.   In 1992, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) in Phnom Penh, the capital of …

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International workshop focused on water scarcity

With water scarcity a growing concern in many parts of the globe exacerbated by population growth, unrelenting urbanisation, rising demand for irrigation in agriculture, sketchy water management, and climate change – which manifests in the intensity as well as frequency of droughts. At this point in time, an estimated 2 billion people are …


Addressing water security issues in the Asia-Pacific region

Water security issues in the Asia-Pacific region remain an obstacle towards improving people’s livelihoods and the environment. To address this, the World Water Council is participating at the Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS), and working together with partners and governments in the region to focus on water issues and sustainable …


Young water leaders converged in South Africa to find solutions to address a …

More than 500 young water sector leaders from around the world met in Cape Town, South Africa, to find solutions to the world’s growing water challenges, some of the most critical issues confronting the planet today. The 8th International Water Association (IWA) International Young Water Professionals Conference that took place between …


Middlesex Water Company chosen as winner of the inaugural New Jersey One Water …

Middlesex Water Company, a provider of water and wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, United States (U.S.), has been selected as a winner of the New Jersey One Water Awards, sponsored jointly by Jersey Water Works, the Association of Environmental Authorities of New Jersey, as well as the New Jersey chapter of the …


Xylem to acquire Pure Technologies

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of Pure Technologies Ltd. (Pure) for an enterprise value of CAD$509 million (USD$397 million). Pure provides unique diagnostic and analytics solutions and services based on …


Flat Creek experiences spill of partially treated wastewater

Recently, some 187,500 gallons (709,764 litres) of wastewater in its final stages of treatment spilled into Flat Creek, Georgia, United States (U.S.) over a period of one and a half hours due to a valve at the Flat Creek Water Reclamation Facility being improperly closed, according to the Gainesville Times. “It’s basically a final …


De Nora Water Technologies partners with JFE Engineering to upgrade …

 De Nora Water Technologies, Inc. is partnering with a local Japanese engineering company, JFE Engineering, to upgrade the biggest water purification plant in the Philippines, which supplies water to approximately six million people in Metropolitan Manila. The upgrade at the La Mesa water treatment plant will help to increase the …


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Xylem’s Flygt Experior Clog Free Pumping

The Flygt Experior pumping solution combines superior functionality of N-technology, premium efficiency motors and intelligent controls to offer the ultimate in efficient, clog-free pumping.

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New diaphragm valves with maximised flow rates, available in manual and pneumatically actuated versions.

DK DIALOCK DN 15-65
Equipped with the DIALOCK® system – an innovative hand wheel with an immediate and ergonomic operating locking device that allows it to be adjusted and locked in over 300 positions.

ACTUATED DK DN 15-65
A full range of pneumatically actuated versions with piston and diaphragm actuators.

Grundfos Production Site Tour

Join us for a tour at Grundfos’ production sites to experience the technical expertise and dedication that goes into manufacturing the SP pump and motor.

Peristaltic Hose Pump - Dura 55

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second generation hose pump technology. It offers the market 20% more performance, high flow rates and lower maintenance, thus reducing your overall life cycle costs.

VIQUA: The Story of UV

A review of UV and its history in water treatment, how UV is used today, and the general make-up of a UV water disinfection system.