Editor’s pickSnow and water: The U.S. West may soon be facing even more water troubles

Image credit: Natural Resources Conservation Service An early winter snow drought coupled with months of abnormally warm weather around most of the United States (U.S.) West have left record-low levels of snowpack in regions of the Central and Southern Rockies, leading to concerns regarding water shortages and resulting economic damage, according to Inside Climate News. In the region, the …

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Veolia’s assets in Gabon seized by armed men

Earlier in February, armed men commandeered Veolia’s assets in Gabon, the Société d’énergie et d’eau du Gabon (SEEG) – Gabon’s Energy and Water Company – acting on a decision of Gabon’s Water and Energy Ministry. The Veolia Group is strongly protesting against the brutal action taken …


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Hydroflux Pacific throws support behind Fiji to protect coral reefs

With the commencement of the International Year of the Reef, the Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, has announced the nomination of large portions of Fiji’s Great Sea Reef as a Ramsar site in an effort to protect it from threats, such as climate change, chemical and wastewater run-off from neighbouring urban settlement, as well as …


SUEZ: Price increase on specialty chemicals sold by water technologies and …

SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions, a business unit created by combining GE Water & Process Technologies and SUEZ’s industrial water activities, is implementing a global price increase for all specialty chemicals and related services sold into all industry segments. The increase will be effective from the 1st of March, …


WEF encouraged by White House recognising the necessity of water infrastructure …

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is encouraged that the White House has recognised the critical need to invest in the country’s aging water infrastructure. Water infrastructure impacts all United States (U.S.) citizens, as it protects public health and the environment, as well as drives the economy. In fact, closing the investment gap …


Hubbell completes acquisition of Aclara Technologies

Hubbell Inc. recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aclara Technologies LLC.  Hubbell financed the acquisition as well as related transactions with net proceeds from borrowings under a new unsecured term loan facility in the aggregate principal amount of US$500 million, the issuance of 3.5 per cent Senior Notes due in …


Kamstrup opens new water meter production facility in the U.S.

Global leading supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, Kamstrup, has opened a new water meter production facility in the United States (U.S.). While companies across all manufacturing sectors are offshoring production, Kamstrup is bringing production and jobs to the U.S. The company’s production in the U.S. will …


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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.

Glynwed/FIP: Exciting product launch coming your way in 2016

DK and DK/CP [DN 15-65]
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.