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2018

Editor’s pickWireless guided wave radar proves best for challenging wastewater treatment applications

20-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, Wireless, Toray Fine Chemicals, TFC, Liquid, Wastage, Manufacturing, Wave Radar, Technology

When the question of how to reduce costs and improve performance in a wastewater application is brought up, the answer is to use advanced instrumentation frequently. But the question remains, what kind of instrumentation should you choose to provide the best results without adding prohibitive costs? Such a question arose at Toray Fine Chemicals …

Evoqua launches compact chlorine alternative for water disinfection

20-07-2018

Evoqua Water Technologies' (NYSE:AQUA) Products Division recently launched of the OSEC® L Hypochlorite Generation System, an innovative water disinfection system that creates sodium hypochlorite on-site and on-demand in June. The OSEC L hypochlorite generation system, a safe alternative to chlorine, commercial bleach, and chlorine tablets, …

ACWA comments on renewed push for statewide water tax

20-07-2018

Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement in response to Senator William Monning’s (D-Carmel) press conference today calling for the Legislature to approve legislation that would impose a tax on drinking water. “ACWA and its growing coalition of …

Alfa Laval’s UltraPure offers a secure, safe and efficient pharmaceutical water system

20-07-2018

Water is an essential ingredient to pharmaceutical manufacturing. Once purified, non-compendial water, purified water or water for injection must be stored and distributed in systems appropriately designed, installed, commissioned, and validated. Controlling the water quality in the distribution loop to ensure delivery to the point of use at the …

Mueller Water Products Announces Dates for Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release

19-07-2018

Mueller Water Products Announces Dates for Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Mueller Water Products, Inc. plans to release financial results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2018 on Monday, August 6, 2018, after the market closes. Scott Hall, president and chief executive officer of Mueller Water Products, and other members of the …

Editor’s pickGeorgia utility addresses non-revenue water with Sensus iPERL Meters

19-07-2018
Advanced Metering Infrastructure, networkleakmanagement, non-revenuewater, smart meter, smart water solutions, water

Just 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the City of Dallas, Georgia, offers a reprieve from the busyness of the big city with the retained charm of simpler times and a friendly community. Whether visitors and residents want to take in the city’s quaint, historic downtown or have a chat at the local bakery, there is plenty of southern hospitality …

LANXESS strengthens R&D for aqueous polyurethane dispersions

19-07-2018

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy. As part of the existing Urethane Systems AD & TS centre, the new lab will operate as a standalone facility dedicated to PUDs. It has been built with the scope of …

Anue Water Technologies brings Gregory Bock aboard

18-07-2018

Anue Water Technologies, the leading supplier of world class, highly efficient, effective and sustainable technologies to prevent corrosion, scale, bacteria, odour and FOG (fat oil, grease) in municipal and industrial wastewater applications, has appointed Gregory Bock as Vice President, Operations. Greg brings over 30 years of specialty water …

Smart solutions can help ASEAN cities improve quality of life

18-07-2018

Southeast Asia’s future is tied to the fate of its cities. Today the region’s urban areas are home to one-third of its total population but generate more than two-thirds of the region’s GDP. Urbanisation is fuelling economic growth, but the breakneck pace has left many cities struggling to provide adequate housing, …

LANXESS signs marketing and distribution cooperation agreement with filtration membranes

18-07-2018

The Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of the specialty chemicals group LANXESS, one of the leading suppliers of products and solutions for water treatment, has entered into a cooperation agreement with French company Polymem SA, Toulouse, France. One of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality ultrafiltration …