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GoAigua brings digital transformation to US water industry

08-04-2020
GoAigua, water, technology

European water technology company GoAigua has brought its smart water platform to the US market. Opening its North American headquarters in New York City, GoAigua is helping utilities unlock maximum potential of their data and turn it into action. The company offers advanced software solutions to water utilities to harness …

Tsurumi ensures continued delivery capability

08-04-2020
Tsurumi, pumps, manufacturing, COVID-19, coronavirus

International pump manufacturer Tsurumi has confirmed that the majority of its product range continues to be available at short notice, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Tsurumi’s Japanese headquarters maintains large intermediate storage facilities and distribution warehouses. In Europe, Belgium functions as the central logistics centre, …

Hamworthy Pumps sees 60% revenue increase

08-04-2020
Hamworthy Pumps, revenue, financial report

Hamworthy Pumps has increased its turnover by 60% and created 26 new jobs since it was acquired by the Scandinavian investment company firm Solix Group from Finland's Wärtsilä Group in 2018. Sales of firewater pump packages (FWPPs) and scrubber pumps have increased significantly. The 26 new full-time positions are across the …

Andritz to provide dewatering technology for Austrian mill

08-04-2020
Andritz, screw thickener

Andritz is to supply a vertical screw thickener (VST) dewatering system, including an MC pump, for the RMP (refiner mechanical pulp) process at Mayr-Melnhof Karton’s mill in Frohnleiten, Austria. The Andritz VST is a screw press with a vertical design. The pulp is fed in from the top and then compressed and dewatered as it moves downwards. …

NACWA expects ARPA-H20 legislation to advance water research

07-04-2020
NACWA, legislation, water, research

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) in the US expects the new ARPA-H20 legislation to advance clean water research. The bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives on 6 March. It is intended to form and fund a federal Advanced Research Projects Agency – Water. NACWA noted that the new …

BioLargo scales up commercial prototype for AOS water treatment technology

07-04-2020
BioLargo, advanced oxidation system, AOS, water treatment, wastewater treatment, oxidation

BioLargo, a developer of environmental engineering company, has begun manufacturing a scaled up commercial prototype of its Advanced Oxidation System (AOS) that can process 500 gallons of water per minute (GPM). The new design uses the Spiral AOS geometry to get greater flowrate capacity without reducing size. This new design is modular and …

inge GmbH remains operational

06-04-2020
inge GmbH, coronavirus, COVID-19

inge GmbH - now a DuPont brand - is seeking to assure its customers that the company will remain operational during the current COVID-19 pandemic, and has been monitoring the recent outbreak and global situation. The company has stated that its leadership is paying attention to the continuity of the business, with two key priorities of protecting …

Kurita announces merger of US subsidiaries

06-04-2020
Kurita, Kurita America, merger

Japan-based Kurita Water Industries has announced the merger of its US subsidiaries to form a new combined company named as Kurita America. To be headquartered in St. Michael, Minnesota, Kurita America will be formed by merging four consolidated subsidiaries including US Water Services, Texas-based Kurita America, Fremont Industries, and Global …

US team tracks coronavirus in wastewater

06-04-2020
wastewater, research, coronavirus, COVID-19

Researchers in the USA say they can use sewage surveillance to determine if the virus exists in a community, even if people have no symptoms, and can also ensure the effectiveness of a municipality’s wastewater treatment process. “Testing the wastewater gives you an idea of the number of cases within a community and if the numbers are …

TEPCO simulates release of Fukushima wastewater

06-04-2020
Japan, Fukushima, wastewater, nuclear

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has made public a simulation showing the flow of radioactive wastewater released into the ocean from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. TEPCO says winds and tides will spread the wastewater in an elongated shape along the coastline. The Japanese government has been looking into ways to dispose of the …