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TasWater response to COVID-19 is platform’s ‘most-read’

TasWater, Covid-19, Webinar,

A paper explaining how Australian water and wastewater utility TasWater responded to the COVID-19 crisis is the most-read document on the Water Action Platform.Welcoming a presentation from TasWater chief executive Michael Brewster on the platform’s now monthly webinar, Isle chairman Dr Piers Clark said, “Mike wrote a board paper on …

DuPont’s OxyMem wins breakthrough technology company of the year at global water summit

DuPont, OxyMem, awards, water treatment, wastewater treatment, MABR

OxyMem, a recent acquisition by DuPont, was recently named the “Breakthrough Technology Company of the Year” by the Global Water Awards for its innovative  Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) technology for the treatment and purification of municipal and industrial wastewater.  Named one of the most impressive commercial …

CME Group to launch first-ever Water Futures based on Nasdaq Veles California Water Index

CME Group, Nasdaq, Nasdaq Veles California Water Index

CME Group and Nasdaq have announced plans for a new futures contract on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index (NQH2O). CME Group will launch its new Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures contract in late Q4, pending regulatory review. Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures will be an innovative, first-of-its-kind tool to provide …

Mueller introduces Piperank virtual condition assessment service for water pipelines

Echologics, Piperank, virtual assessment, pipes, water network, water monitoring

Mueller has announced the release of PipeRankTM virtual condition assessment which enables water utilities to get visibility into pipe failures before they happen.  The PipeRank technology, powered by and delivered by Echologics, is designed to predict future failures more accurately than age-based estimates or the prior failure …

British Water joins mentoring programme supporting women

British Water, 30% Club

British Water has signed up to a pioneering mentoring programme, as part of its commitment to drive gender equality in water.  Joining the 30% Club cross-company mentoring programme is the trade association’s latest Women on Water campaign initiative, which aims to support the career progression of women working in the sector. The …