News and Articles

Aug 03, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Supporting Women's Water Careers in Uncertain Times

Career progression may have dropped down the list of priorities for women and men in the water industry during the Covid-19 crisis, while they manage new working arrangements and, in many cases, increased childcare responsibilities.

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Jul 31, 2020

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TEPPFA

Benefits of Plastic Pipes Summarised in New TEPPFA Brochure

Plastic pipe systems have become the preferred choice of architects, contractors and specifiers throughout Europe due to their many benefits, both inside the home, office or factory and above and below the ground.

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Jul 30, 2020

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Isle

Louise Elliott

Latest Learnings from the Water Action Platform

Assessing risk and determining responses to Covid-19 were major themes of the most recent Water Action Platform webinar which took place on 9 July. Here are six key learnings from the interactive event which was hosted by Isle chairman Piers Clark.

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Jul 29, 2020

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Herrenknecht AG

Achim Kühn

Mighty Breakthrough for Europe's Biggest Boring Machine

In Italy, the largest tunnel boring machine ever used in Europe successfully completed its drive in June. The supersize borer (Earth Pressure Balance Shield, diameter 15.87 meters) made by Herrenknecht in Schwanau, Baden/Southern Germany, dug 7.5 kilometers of highway tunnel through the Apennines. In cooperation with the customer, Herrenknecht designed a system for the machine, to protect the site crew from the expected methane gas deposits in the ground.

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Jul 28, 2020

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Kamstrup

Melissa Morris

Kamstrup Introduces Next-Generation Smart Meter Solution With Integrated Acoustic Leak Detection

Danish company Kamstrup, a world-leading supplier of energy and water metering solutions with headquarters in Denmark as well as local operations and a production facility in Roswell, Georgia, has launched its newest solution to the North American market: an acoustic leak detection solution consisting of the flowIQ® 2200 ultrasonic residential water meter, Leak Detector software and supporting services.

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Jul 27, 2020

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Imagine H2O Asia

Rising to the Region's Water Challenges: Meet the Imagine H2O Asia 2020 Accelerator Companies

Across South and Southeast Asia, the pursuit for new water solutions is intensifying as utilities and businesses strive to protect and sustain increasingly scarce resources. The eleven companies selected for Imagine H2O Asia 2020 each provide a distinct water innovation opportunity to alleviate the mounting water pressures facing communities across Asia-Pacific.

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Jul 24, 2020

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StormwateRx

StormwateRx LLC Proudly Introduces Frontline™ - the ultimate Industrial Stormwater Catch Basin and Trench Drain Inserts

StormwateRx, in exclusive partnership with Frog Creek Partners, is proud to announce the availability of our newest stormwater treatment product, the patented Frontline™ family of drain inlet inserts.

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Jul 23, 2020

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Jacobs

New, Downloadable Thought Leadership Paper: Toward a Zero Carbon Future

Jacobs and Yarra Valley Water have partnered to deliver a thought leadership paper which asks ‘what if’ the growth of Australia’s hydrogen industry could be supported by co-located hydrogen production at wastewater treatment plants? Find out in our latest insights.

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Jul 22, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Supply Chain Highlights Need for Progress on Innovation

The rate of uptake of new technologies by water companies is causing ongoing frustration within the supply chain, results from a British Water survey reveal.

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Jul 21, 2020

News

Sigfox

Antoine Mège

Condat Introduces IoT on Tunnel Boring Sites Thanks to delaware and Sigfox

Condat, a global specialist in surface chemistry including industrial lubricants, announced its partnership with Sigfox, the world's leading IoT service provider and initiator of the 0G network.

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Jul 20, 2020

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MC-Bauchemie Müller GmbH & Co. KG

Saki M. Moysidis

New Certifications: Emcefix Floor Confirmed Resistant to De-icing Salts and as an R3 Mortar per EN 1504-3

In 2019, MC-Bauchemie launched Emcefix floor, a new cement-bound fine filler for the cosmetic retouching and durable repair of screed and concrete floors. It is classified as an R3 mortar in accordance with EN 1504 Part 3. It is therefore also suitable for the repair of structurally relevant areas and exhibits high resistance to freeze-thaw cycling and de-icing salts – attributes that have been recently confirmed in a series of tests.

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Jul 17, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Web Platform Launched to Address Covid-19 Challenges

A new website dedicated to collaboration and knowledge-sharing in the water sector has been launched by technology consultancy Isle.

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Jul 16, 2020

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Envirosight

Get Your Utility Marking Cheat Sheet

Request a Free Underground Utility Markings Poster for Your Truck

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Jul 15, 2020

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KKR

Miles Radcliffe-Trenner

KKR and XPV Grow Water Quality Platform with Acquisition of Environmental Dynamics International (EDI)

Completes First Add-on to Strategic Platform that includes Nexom and EOSi

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Jul 14, 2020

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Black & Veatch

Jim Suhr

Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System’s Resilience

National Science Foundation Grant Teams Rice, Howard Universities, With Black & Veatch Support, to Model Resilience of Houston’s Wastewater Treatment Plants.

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Jul 13, 2020

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RELINEEUROPE AG

RELINEEUROPE Delivers the 100th UV System to Jeschke Umwelttechnik

Ever since RELINEEUROPE AG was founded ten years ago, the company has not only been producing their brand Alphaliner, a glass fiber reinforced UV CIPP liner, but has also been developing and manufacturing UV curing systems as part of their core competencies.

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Jul 10, 2020

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TEPPFA aisbl

TEPPFA EPDs Receive a Makeover

Following a thorough revision, TEPPFA’s Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for plastic pipes have received a new look, with an updated layout and design matching the new visual identity.

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Jul 09, 2020

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Borealis AG

Virginia Mesicek

Borealis and Borough Support Project to Provide Sustainable Water Supplies to Over 50,000 People in Mozambique

Over 50,000 people in Mozambique, one of the world’s poorest countries, are benefiting from a project that has significantly improved the quality and reliability of their water supply.

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Jul 08, 2020

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Battelle

Battelle Wins NSF Funding to Track Viruses in Wastewater

A Battelle team of researchers will test wastewater in Toledo for the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 as well as other viral pathogens that will help pinpoint specific neighborhoods that are hotspots for viral outbreaks.

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Jul 07, 2020

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WPL Ltd

Lianne Ayling

Ensuring Compliant Onsite Wastewater Treatment Post-lockdown

Leisure and tourism businesses with onsite wastewater treatment plants are being offered guidance to ensure equipment is powered back up safely, as lockdown restrictions ease and premises begin to reopen doors. Following the UK government’s announcement that businesses can reopen from 4 July, packaged wastewater treatment plant provider WPL is hosting online clinics to guide users through the recommissioning process, which will be specific to their site.

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Jul 06, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Collaboration Promotes Innovation in Water Resource Security

Two leading organisations in the water industry are collaborating on webinars to demonstrate global innovation taking place in the field of water resources management. In a first for the sector, British Water is partnering the International Water Association (IWA) through its UK governing member, the IWA UK committee, on the live presentations, which will reveal technological developments to protect water resources to an international audience.

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Jul 03, 2020

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Pennsylvania American Water Northeast PA

Susan Turcmanovic

Annual Water Quality Report Highlights Pennsylvania American Water’s Record of Surpassing Drinking Water Standards

The company provides water quality you can trust, and the results to prove it.

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Jul 02, 2020

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Dole Food Company, Inc.

William Goldfield

Banana Farms Producing for Dole Achieve Certification for High Performance in Water Management and Catchment

Dole is the first company in the banana industry to achieve the certification.

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Jul 01, 2020

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Fibrescope by MEDIT INC

Terry Peristerakis

Pipe Crawler TROGLOTREK: New, Truly Portable Robotic Camera

A portable, fully battery-operated and compact pipe crawler for inspections in 4’’ to 12’’ pipelines. The whole system is light enough for a single operator to pick it up, transfer it to a jobsite, run the inspection on the battery with no power cables, generators or inverters.

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Jun 30, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Supply Chain Vital to Water Industry Carbon Ambition

The water industry must utilise the skills offered by the supply chain if it is to meet its ambitious target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. Reviewing the sector’s bold carbon commitment which was announced in April 2019, David Riley, Anglian Water’s head of carbon neutrality and chair of Water UK’s carbon working group, said the target was achievable but only if the expertise, tools and technology on offer throughout the industry were aligned.

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