Editor’s pickDr Qian Zhang receives AAEES 2017 Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award

Dr Qian Zhang receives the Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award from Howard B LaFever, past board president of the AAEES. Photo credit: AAEES Innovyze, one of the global leading innovators of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure recently announced that Dr Qian Zhang, Research Scientist with the University of Maryland Center for …

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The deadline for the 2017-2018 Water Without Borders graduate programme is …

The call for applications for the 2017-2018 Water Without Borders (WWB) graduate programme is still open, though it is due to be closed next week on Wednesday, May 31st. The programme, for students interested in issues of water without borders; disciplinary or geopolitical, is a collaborative effort between the United Nations University Institute …


The U.S. EPA and New Mexico Environment Department join forces to fight water …

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States (U.S.) recently granted the New Mexico Environment Department US$217,660 under section 106 of the Clean Water Act in support of the state’s programme to control water pollution, according to WaterWorld. The funds will assist the state in preventing, reducing, and removing water …


It is “critical” for the quality of drinking water to be high

Representing the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) and the California Water Service Group before the United States (U.S.) House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment, Martin Kropelnicki, President of the NAWC and President and CEO of California Water Service Group presented his written testimony, titled …


Results of a survey on water technology trends is now available

The initial results of a survey conducted in order to identify the current and future trends regarding the implementation of water technology are now available in the form of a new interactive data visualisation tool. The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint initiative between the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water …


Hong Kong: Black & Veatch to look into large-scale floating solar farms in …

In the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Black & Veatch is exploring the possibility of installing large-scale floating solar panels at Hong Kong’s 17 impounded reservoirs under a feasibility study commissioned by the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong SAR. The development of the …


Siemens’ TIA Portal V14 engineering framework offers higher productivity …

Siemens has officially launched the new Version 14 of the TIA Portal (Totally Integrated Automation) in the Southeast Asian (SEA) region, which, for machine manufacturers, will shave off precious time from the time to market as well as boost productivity of end users. The new Version 14 of the engineering framework has been significantly improved …


Fisia Italimpianti and Abengoa to design and build a desalination facility in …

According to WaterWorld, Fisia Italimpianti, a desalination company based in Italy, and their joint-venture partner, Abengoa – based in Spain – will design and build a 250,000cbm per day desalination facility as part of a US$255 million agreement they have with ACWA Power in the Shuaiba area, Saudi Arabia. The facility will utilise …


Innovyze and XP Solutions have merged, bringing two of the most powerful …

Leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, Innovyze, and XP Solutions, a leading provider of software solutions for stormwater and floodwater modelling and drainage design based in Portland, Oregon, United States (U.S.) disclosed that their companies have joined. The merge integrates two …


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