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September 2019

UKWIR leakage projects completed by Servelec Technologies

30-09-2019

Managing leakage is a critical issue for water companies in the UK & Ireland.  In particular, water companies in England & Wales are being set targets to reduce leakage by at least 15 per cent over the 2020-25 period by Ofwat and the Environment Agency.  These targets represent substantially lower leakage than has ever been …

Steel pipes projected for significant hike in sales

26-09-2019
Steel pipes, CAGR, vendor insights, market report, market study, wastewater treatment infrastructure

According to a study, the water and wastewater pipes market is projected to grow at about five per cent CAGR in the forecast period. Increasing investments for the enhancement of wastewater treatment infrastructure in developing countries are expected to propel the growth of the water and wastewater pipes market. According to the analysis, …

De Nora inaugurates new US$29M manufacturing plant in Mentor, Ohio

25-09-2019
De Nora, inauguration, mentor, ohio, electrochemical technologies, water treatment solutions

Energy- and water-efficient facility makes electrodes used to produce chlorine for water disinfection. De Nora, multinational leader of electrochemical technologies and water treatment solutions, today announces the opening of a greenfield manufacturing facility for the production of electrodes in Mentor, Ohio. The 110,000 square foot building …

BASF to sell its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont

24-09-2019
BASF, DuPont, inge GmbH, ultrafiltration membrane, acquisition, ultrafiltration membrane technology

BASF and DuPont Safety & Construction (DuPont) recently announced that the companies have signed an agreement where BASF will sell its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont. The divesture includes the shares of inge GmbH, the business’ international sales force, its headquarters and production site in Greifenberg, Germany, and …

Investments in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment projects to augur well for wastewater diffused aerators sales, says PMR report

24-09-2019
wastewater diffused aerators, research, market report, water treatment technology

The global sales of wastewater diffused aerators reached 454,458 Th units in 2018, as revealed by the new research report on the wastewater diffused aerators market. According to the study, the wastewater diffused aerators market is estimated to grow by 6.4 per cent CAGR in 2029. Increasing investments for enhancement of the wastewater treatment …

Editor’s pickTen-year water infrastructure CAPEX forecast could reach US$673 billion, based on market conditions

24-09-2019
bluefield, research, water infrastructure, CAPEX, municipal utilities capital expenditures, infrastructure investment, forecast

In the U.S., municipal utilities are forecasted to spend US$629 billion on capital expenditures (CAPEX) over the next decade to address increasing demands on water and wastewater infrastructure. While the baseline forecast projects a 2.6 per cent annual growth rate, in-line with historical trends, Bluefield Research’s scenario analyses …