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January 2020

Demand for data drives US$92 billion investment in digital water by 2030

31-01-2020
research, market report, digital water, digitisation, digitalisation, smart technology

Digital water in the U.S. & Canada is forecasted to grow 6.5% annually, far outpacing the growth of the broader municipal water & wastewater sector over the next decade. During this same period, annual capital expenditures for digital water solutions will rise from US$5.4 billion (S$7.4 billion) in 2019 to US$10.8 billion (S$14.7 billion) …

New year, new sensors

31-01-2020
VEGA, radar sensors, innovation, equipment, VEGAPULS, solutions

In 2020, VEGA is extending its portfolio of radar sensors with a new compact instrument series. The new series is especially suitable for more price-sensitive applications, such as those found in the water and wastewater industry. The new VEGAPULS sensors can be used in applications with either liquids or bulk solids. What is more, they will be …

China to expand South-North mega water project

30-01-2020
China, water diversion

One of the largest water diversion projects in history is set to be expanded in China. The South-to-North Water Diversion Project takes water from the flood-prone south and transfers it to the dry, thirsty north of China. While a total of 30 billion cubic metres of water have already been transferred in the five years since it started, the …

Winery cuts energy use in treating wastewater by 50%

30-01-2020
wastewater treatment

The Castello Banfi winery, where the famous Brunello di Montalcino wine is produced, needed a new aeration system for its wastewater. With a solution from Xylem, including Sanitaire Silver Series II membrane disc diffusers and a Sanitaire TurboMAX turbo blower, the winery was able to cut the energy used by its wastewater treatment plant in …