News and Articles

Feb 08, 2021

News

Itron, Inc.

Alison Mallahan

Itron to Improve Water Efficiency and Reduce Water Losses in Moldova

Floresti Communal Services to Take Advantage of Itron’s Water Operations Management Solution, Fixed Network and Meters to Improve Operational Efficiency and Conserve Water.

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Feb 05, 2021

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Essential Utilities Inc.

Donna Alston

Aqua Pennsylvania Reaches Agreement with Willistown Township to Purchase Municipal Wastewater System

Essential Utilities Inc. announced that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) with Willistown Township, Chester County to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for $17.5 million. The pending transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval.

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Feb 04, 2021

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Smith & Loveless Ltd

Andy Hornabrook

Pumps for the 21st Century

The Pump Centre Conference offers a range of sessions headed by experts in their field. Here’s a precis of those talks made available so far, beginning with Smith & Loveless’ Andrew Hornabrook who considers the demands of optimising force main pressure from multiple pump stations.

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Feb 03, 2021

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Evacon Ltd

Eva Ori

Golden Opportunity - PPXX Welcomes SABIC Sponsorship

Organizers of the Plastic Pipes XX (PPXX) welcome SABIC as a new golden sponsor of the Plastic Pipes XX (PPXX) Conference and Exhibition scheduled to take place in Amsterdam on September 6-8, 2021.

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Feb 02, 2021

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Ovarro Ltd

Kathryn Langley

Ovarro Appoints New UK Sales Director

Global leak detection specialist Ovarro is continuing its period of transformation and growth and has appointed Tony Gwynne as UK sales director.

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Feb 01, 2021

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Tackling PFAS ‘Uncharted Territory’ for Global Water Industry

The impact of emerging contaminants, and in particular polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS’), on watercourses and public health was the theme of the latest Water Action Platform webinar, which took place on 21 January 2021.

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Jan 29, 2021

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West Virginia American Water

Megan Hannah

West Virginia American Water Names Michael Raymo Director of Engineering

West Virginia American Water announced that Michael Raymo has been named Director of Engineering for the company. Raymo replaces Brett Morgan who recently retired from West Virginia American Water after nearly 35 years of dedicated service.

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Jan 28, 2021

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American Water

Joseph Szafran

American Water Named One of the Top Ten World’s Most Sustainable Corporations

Corporate Knights includes American Water on Global 100 for sustainability leadership and transparency.

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Jan 27, 2021

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TU Dresden

Dr. Kai Ostermann

Interaction of different yeast species allows bio-economic detection of pharmaceutical residues

Scientists from the Faculty of Biology at TU Dresden and the Kurt Schwabe Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik Meinsberg e.V. want to develop an innovativel biological yeast cell-based sensor for the detection of pharmaceutical residues in soil and wastewater in their joint project "Implementation of a yeast pheromone-based signal amplifier system for environmental monitoring of pharmaceutical residues in water" (acronym: ISAr). The project is funded by the Free State of Saxony and the European funding project EFRE.

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Jan 26, 2021

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Essential Utilities Inc.

Gretchen Toner

Essential Utilities Announces Retirement of Aqua Ohio President and Appointment of New Leader

Essential Utilities Inc. announced that Robert Davis will succeed Ed Kolodziej as president of the company’s Aqua Ohio water and wastewater utility.

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Jan 25, 2021

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Anue Water Technologies, Inc.

Jon Amdursky

Anue Water Names Northwestern Power Equipment Company Exclusive Channel Partner for Upper Midwest States

Anue Water Technologies, the manufacturer of cost-effective FORSe and Phantom Oxygen/Ozone injection systems, Enviroprep well-washers, and provider of Anue Geomembrane Covers with embedded carbon-filters and other sustainable and high-performance technologies for municipal and industrial wastewater applications, is announcing that Northwestern Power Equipment Company is the exclusive new channel partner for the sales and distribution of Anue’s eco-friendly product line throughout the Upper Midwestern Region of the US.

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Jan 22, 2021

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Envirosight

A Free Guide to Finding and Bidding on Government Wastewater Contracts

Check out Envirosight’s FREE downloadable guide to navigating the search and application process, including tips on how to stand out from other bidders.

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Jan 21, 2021

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Essential Utilities Inc.

Aqua Pennsylvania Reaches Agreement With East Whiteland Twp. to Purchase Municipal Wastewater Assets

Essential Utilities Inc. announced that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary has signed an asset purchase agreement with East Whiteland Township, Chester County to acquire the municipality’s wastewater assets for approximately $55 million. The pending transaction is subject to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval.

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Jan 20, 2021

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SJW Group

John Tang

San Jose Water Files General Rate Case Application Focused On Infrastructure Replacement and Water Quality Projects

The goal is to ensure safe and reliable utility infrastructure and service for all of their communities.

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Jan 19, 2021

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Evoqua Water Technologies

Sarah Brown

Evoqua Honored With Frost & Sullivan Award for Leadership in the Asia-Pacific Water Infrastructure Market

Evoqua Water Technologies, an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, announced that it has received the 2020 Frost & Sullivan award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership for the Asia-Pacific water infrastructure market. The company was honored because of its long-standing reputation, expertise in sustainability, cost-effective solutions, and commitment to R&D.

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Jan 18, 2021

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Ovarro Ltd

Kathryn Langley

Ovarro Completes Acquisition of Datawatt

Remote monitoring specialist Ovarro has completed the acquisition of Datawatt, a Netherlands-based technology and automation company serving the water and energy sectors.

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Jan 15, 2021

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ASTM International Cancels April In-Person Standards Meetings

In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced today that all previously scheduled in-person April standards development meetings (including independent meetings) have been canceled.

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Jan 14, 2021

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WPL Ltd

Lianne Ayling

Marlowe Completes £10m Acquisition of WPL

Wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL has been acquired by specialist services company Marlowe for an enterprise value of £10 million. Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services that ensure safety and regulatory compliance for its clients.

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Jan 13, 2021

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American Illinois Water

Karen Cotton

Illinois American Water’s Sterling District Celebrates 5 Years of Working Safely

Illinois American Water’s Sterling District reached a significant safety milestone earlier this month. The local water service team celebrated five years without experiencing any lost-time accidents on Dec. 8, 2020.

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Jan 12, 2021

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American Water

Joseph Szafran

American Water Helps Fund 42 Environmental Projects Through Grant Program

Company awards over $140,000 to community projects across the country

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Jan 11, 2021

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Wastewater Technician Training Continues Despite Challenging Year

British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training continued successfully through 2020 despite the Covid-19 crisis, with the accreditation receiving Environment Agency praise.

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Jan 08, 2021

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The Penetron Group

Cayucos Sanitary District Builds New Wastewater Treatment Plant

The January 2021 commissioning of the new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) for Cayucos, California provides the community with its own treatment facility. PENETRON ADMIX-treated concrete was used for the facility’s various processing tanks to provide protection from the aggressive environment.

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Jan 07, 2021

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Electro Scan Inc.

Carissa Boudwin

Fifth Annual Cured-In-Place Pipe Survey Finds Over 5,000 Leaks, With 1 in 3 Liners Leaking Over 20 Gallons Per Minute

Utilities Purchasing Electro Scan Equipment for ‘Self-Testing’ CIPP Grew 60% in 2020

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Jan 06, 2021

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TEPPFA aisbl

Operation Clean Sweep - Leading by Example

Representing a proactive industry, aimed at sustainable solutions and long-life products, TEPPFA Executive Committee has agreed that all the European sites of the company members will be committed to Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) and will sign up before the end of 2021.

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Jan 05, 2021

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BCR Inc.

Eden, NC Mebane Bridge Water Treatment Facility Completes Installation of BCR Inc.’s CleanB® Biosolids Treatment System

BCR announced that the Mebane Bridge Treatment Facility in Eden, NC completed the installation of BCR’s CleanB® technology system that replaces an aging, existing digester system. There was a need to replace the existing digester and the facility decided to research alternatives that would meet their 13.5M gallons per day flow needs as efficiently as possible.

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