News and Articles

Jul 10, 2020

News

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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Jun 30, 2020

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American Water

Joseph Szafran

American Water Announce New $1 Million Partnership with U.S. Olympic Hero Jackie Joyner-Kersee

American Water and American Water Charitable Foundation, in collaboration with The Story Family Fund, have contributed an additional $400,000 over the past three months as part of a long-term commitment to the communities they serve.

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Jun 29, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Updated Wastewater Treatment Guidance Gains Regulatory Support

British Water has published new technical guidance for users of packaged treatment plants which includes updated information on environmental regulatory standards and legislation.

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Jun 26, 2020

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Black & Veatch

Jim Suhr

Climate Change and Global Pandemic Highlight Water Industry’s Need for Greater Resilience Through Planning, Digital Water Programs

Black & Veatch: New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data in ‘digital’ water systems.

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Jun 25, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Utilities Workforce Report Signals Need for Change

British Water has welcomed the 2020-2025 Workforce Renewal & Skills Strategy launched by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership.

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Jun 24, 2020

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Grease Contractors Association, c/o British Water

Mar Batista

Recommissioning Advice for Grease Management Systems

The Grease Contractors Association (GCA) has published simple steps that food service establishments (FSEs) can take to ensure grease management systems can immediately operate effectively and safely after a period of closure.

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Jun 23, 2020

News

Chelsea Kulp

Water Quality Reports Available Online for New Jersey American Water Customers

Each year, New Jersey American Water compiles its annual Water Quality Reports (also called Consumer Confidence Reports) for customers and other stakeholders, detailing the quality of water supplied by the company to each community served.

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Jun 22, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Association Offers Help Sourcing PPE for Water Workers

The head of the UK’s professional clothing trade association has assured the water industry it will do all it can to direct businesses to suppliers who are familiar with the sourcing and production of essential protective clothing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Jun 19, 2020

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BlueTech Research

Paul O’Callaghan

BlueTech Research and Imagine H2O Strengthen Partnership

Two leading water organisations have strengthened their relationship as part of a shared mission to positively impact the sector, support the entrepreneurial business ecosystem and create value through innovation, investment and technology.

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Jun 18, 2020

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Fill it Forward

Fill it Forward Partners With Wine To Water to Support the World's Most Vulnerable During Pandemic

Fill it Forward, formerly known as Cupanion, and Wine To Water are fusing innovative technology with on-the-ground efforts to address the global water crisis. In the midst of a pandemic, the implementation of sustainable and clean water initiatives for the world’s most vulnerable is more difficult than ever before.

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Jun 17, 2020

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MC-Bauchemie Müller GmbH & Co. KG

Saki M. Moysidis

MC-Proof Is Radon-tight

Present in numerous regions around the world, radon gas occurs in varying concentrations in the soil and will enter building interiors unless prevented from doing so by an impermeable barrier. Radon is a proven cause of lung cancer, so it is essential to ensure that this radioactive gas is prevented from ingress into living spaces.

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Jun 16, 2020

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Isle

Louise Elliott

Partnership Will Deliver Water Innovation for Australia and NZ

A new partnership between technology and business consultancy Isle, the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) and change-making consultancy ThinkPlace will deliver an industry-leading innovative technologies programme. Some 23 WSAA members have already signed up for the W-Lab programme which launched in March 2020.

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Jun 15, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

British Water Announces New Board Members

British Water has announced the appointment of three non-executive board members who will take up their posts with the trade association in July.

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Jun 12, 2020

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Stantec

Danny Craig

Stantec to Lead Major Wastewater Development Program in Egypt

The Egyptian Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has selected a consortium led by Stantec to improve access to sanitation services through wastewater infrastructure for communities in the Fayoum governorate in Egypt. Stantec will act as the Project Implementation Support and Contract Supervision Consultant to manage the large-scale construction program to expand wastewater treatment, water reuse capabilities and the system sewerage network.

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Jun 11, 2020

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TEPPFA

TEPPFA Welcomes Tom Van Gyseghem as its New President

TEPPFA, the leading European trade association representing plastic pipe manufacturers in Europe, is pleased to announce that Tom Van Gyseghem will join as the new president for the next two years with immediate effect. He was nominated by the TEPPFA Executive Committee and unanimously approved by the 28 members represented at the 2020 Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) held virtually.

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Jun 10, 2020

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Olea Edge Analytics

Michael Kellner

Olea Edge Analytics Unveils Real-Time Water Utility Meter Management Platform for Cities to Optimize Revenue

Olea Edge Analytics, an intelligent edge computing platform for the water utility industry, announced a program for cities to optimize revenues associated with water meter inaccuracy. The program includes a comprehensive survey, installation and access to the Olea Edge Analytics user-interface for real-time monitoring.

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Jun 09, 2020

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Missouri American Water

Brian Russell

Missouri American Water Improves Its Emergency Testing Protocol with Installation of Sampling Stations

Missouri American Water is improving its ability to collect water samples for testing in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. The company has recently installed 19 water quality sampling stations in the two counties.

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