Editor’s pickSome water trends to look out for in the coming year

Although 2017 is still fresh in various minds, it is time to look to the future in 2018 instead of staying in the past. 2017 was a thought-provoking year for water, with a rising trend in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), continuing repercussions from lead pipes in Flint, Michigan, United States (U.S.), a greater focus on smart water technology, a dearth of government investment in water, and …

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Simmons Pump acquires Simflo Pumps

Simmons Pump LLC and Simflo Pumps Inc., top providers of industrial, agriculture, and municipal-use pumps, have merged, and will combine their business operations throughout 2018’s first quarter. The combined company will be privately held and operate under the SIMFLO name and brand. David Pickering, Jay Pickering, Don Pickering, and Gene …


SIWW 2018

Australia: Veolia chosen to deliver the Springvale Mount Piper Power Station …

Veolia Australia and New Zealand (VANZ), through Veolia Water Australia Pty Ltd, was selected by Springvale Joint Venture and EnergyAustralia to deliver the new Springvale Mount Piper Power Station Water Treatment Plant (Springvale WTP). The Springvale WTP will be built under a Design, Build, Own, Operate and Transfer contract, and …


Xylem will be releasing fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 financial results on …

Leading global water technology company, Xylem Inc., which is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, will release its fourth-quarter and full-year results at 6:55 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, the 1st of February, 2018. Following that, at 9 a.m. (ET), Xylem’s senior management team will host a …


Sun Capital Partners to sell Aclara

Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, recently announced that they have agreed to sell Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading global provider of smart infrastructure solutions for utilities, to Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary …


Presently, more than 200 individuals are certified for jobs in green …

Recently, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water announced that 106 individuals completed training as well as testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection, and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the programme, more than 200 …


WEF: January open access article examines effect of solids retention time on …

The open access article in the January 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER), Impacts of SRT on Particle Size Distribution and Reactor Performance in Activated Sludge Processes by Zhongtian Li and Michael Stenstrom, assesses the impact of solids retention time on key indicators of wastewater quality, including particle size …


Stockholm International Water Institute releases seminars for upcoming World …

With the theme of the Water, ecosystems and human development set for World Water Week that will be held from the 26th to the 31st of August 2018, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has announced the nine seminars that they will be conducting. According to UN Water, these seminars will address issues including urban development …


Armstrong expands circulator pump range as well as presence in Europe

Armstrong Fluid Technology recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Circulator Pump Business Unit from HALM Motors + Systems GmbH in Germany, a provider of high efficiency circulator pumps for heating, solar, geothermal, and domestic hot water applications. Moreover, the HALM circulator pump offerings and global customer …


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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.