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  • StormwateRx joins Newterra portfolio June 19, 2019
    StormwateRx twin Aquip filtration units installed at a steel pipe manufacturing facility.Newterras head office and 135 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Brockville, Ontario, Canada.StormwateRx LLC, a Portland, Oregon-headquartered manufacturer of stormwater treatment systems, is now part of Canada’s Newterra Group Ltd. With its Clara, Aquip, Purus and Zinc-B-Gone products, StormwateRx offers passive, modular solutions […]
  • Evides demonstrates circular economy June 18, 2019
    The first trials took place in the Botlek industrial area of Rotterdam port, at Plant One, a sustainable tech and innovation test facility.Dutch industrial water specialists Evides Industriewater, recently demonstrated its role in advancing the circular economy as part of the ZERO BRINE project. The EU-funded ZERO BRINE project aims to reduce industrial saline wastewater […]
  • Nominations open for IDA Awards June 14, 2019
    The new IDA awards reflect the diversity of contribution present in the water industry. (Image:Shutterstock)The International Desalination Association (IDA) has announced that nominations are open for its Industry & Sustainability Awards. At this year’s IDA World Congress gala dinner in Dubai on 23 October, the IDA will be honouring the efforts of selected companies, organisations, […]
  • CycloPure loads DEXSORB on to filter papers June 10, 2019
    CycloPure is now able to make its adsorbents available in media enhanced filter papers.US-based water purification specialists, CycloPure, has collaborated with fibre technology manufacturer, Engineered Fibers Technology (EFT), to successfully load CycloPure’s adsorbent, DEXSORB, on to filter papers. Using EFT’s nanofibrillated fibre mechanics, EFTec, in combination with wet laid processes, CycloPure is now able to […]
  • Saltworks completes FGD pilot in US June 5, 2019
    Saltworks' Flex EDR Selective Stack within the pilot plant.Saltworks Technologies has successfully concluded a 60-day on site pilot to selectively remove chlorides at a major US coal fired power plant. Chlorides are a by-product of coal combustion and accumulate in wet scrubbers, reducing sulphur absorption and causing corrosion. The project, which was a collaboration with […]
  • New CEO for De Nora Water Technologies June 5, 2019
    Dr Mirka Wilderer.De Nora has named Dr Mirka Wilderer to lead the company’s Water Technologies group as CEO. Dr Wilderer takes over from Theo Brandes who is retiring. Dr Wilderer joined De Nora earlier this year as global integration director. She has 15 years of water industry experience in Europe, Asia and the US, and […]
  • H2O Innovation wins 5 new projects in North America June 5, 2019
    Canada’s H2O Innovation Inc has been awarded five new projects in North America, including a pilot for the Los Angeles County Sanitation District, in contracts worth C$4.7 million. H2O Innovation will supply a 3-train FiberFlex™ ultrafiltration/microfiltration (UF/MF) and 3-stage nanofiltration (NF) pilot for the Los Angeles County Sanitation District (LACSD) to be used for operator […]
  • Alfa Laval receives USCG approval May 31, 2019
    Alfa Laval now has USGC approval for its largest PureBallast 3 reactor size.The US Coast Guard (USCG) has presented Alfa Laval with a type approval certificate for the largest PureBallast 3 reactor size of 1500 m3/h, allowing its customers to select any PureBallast 3 system configuration for use in US waters. Launched in late 2018, […]
  • IDA World Congress returns to Dubai May 30, 2019
    The Congress will be hosted by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority. (Image: Shutterstock)The 2019 IDA World Congress, entitled Crossroads to Sustainability will take place from 20-24 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and organisers believe that the second International Desalination Association (IDA) flagship event will set new standards in knowledge-sharing and interaction among […]
  • Evoqua acquires UK’s ATG UV May 28, 2019
    Evoqua Water Technologies has acquired ATG UV Technology Ltd, a UK manufacturer of ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection systems used in municipal, aquatics and industrial applications. Wigan-based ATG UV is a privately held company serving the municipal, marine, food and beverage, oil and gas, aquatics and aquaculture markets and employing around 75 people. ATG UV is […]
  • Veolia launches RO system for ingredient water May 27, 2019
    NURION has a permeate line design and certified components to ensure water quality consistency.Veolia Water Technologies has announced that its business unit, SOLYS has launched NURION, a skid-mounted, reverse osmosis (RO) system designed to produce high-quality ingredient water.   The food and beverage industry needs water as an ingredient in many applications where it must […]
  • Cerahelix membranes to treat Fortune 50 company’s wastewater for reuse May 26, 2019
    Cerahelix Incs ceramic membranes.A Fortune 50 personal care products manufacturer has selected Cerahelix Inc’s ceramic membranes to treat wastewater for reuse. Cerahelix’s filters will operate as a single stage treatment system to treat plant wastewater at a rate of more than 100 000 gallons per day (GPD). The permeate and concentrate will be reused internally […]
  • ANDRITZ launches a new range of fine screens May 24, 2019
    With its modular concept, the ANDRITZ Aqua-Screen fine screen can be integrated into all existing screening categories.ANDRITZ has launched its new range of Aqua-Screen fine screens, designed to handle municipal or industrial wastewater streams in the environment sector. The fine screens allow high levels of separation of suspended solids from the water influent, improving the […]
  • Centrisys/CNP expands Wisconsin facility May 24, 2019
    The new Centrisys/CNP bunker in Kenosha.The expanded building area.US centrifuge manufacturer Centrisys/CNP has completed a 34 000 sq ft building expansion in Kenosha, Wisconsin, including an upgrade of its balancing equipment and a first-of-its-kind centrifuge balancing bunker. The Centrisys/CNP Manufacturing and Service Campus consists of three buildings. In 2016, the company realised that the capital […]
  • Veolia to provide water technologies for Kansas WWTF May 23, 2019
    A Bio-Denipho system.A Hydrotech Discfilter.The Aquavista control room.Veolia Water Technologies Inc is to supply a BioDenipho biological treatment process, Hydrotech Discfilter system and Aquavista digital solution for a new wastewater treatment facility that the City of Liberal in Kansas, USA is constructing. Veolia will provide the Bio-Denipho system to achieve BOD, total nitrogen and biological […]
  • Centrisys/CNP product enhances THP and wins award May 21, 2019
    PONDUS TCHP helps to increase the sustainability of anaerobic digestion and enhance the thermal hydrolysis process.Centrisys/CNP has won the Frost & Sullivan 2019 North American Product Leadership Award for its PONDUS TCHP, which helps the US sludge treatment industry to increase the sustainability of anaerobic digestion and enhance the thermal hydrolysis process (THP). PONDUS TCHP […]
  • Joint winners for MIT Water Innovation Prize May 17, 2019
    MIT MBA student Javier Renna (left) presents the MIT Water Prize winners with their award.A membrane technology for textile manufacturers, a recirculating aquaculture system and a social enterprise in Rwanda have been announced as joint winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize. The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a start-up competition run by MIT Water Club network […]
  • Kurita Water Industries acquires Avista Technologies May 15, 2019
    Japanese water treatment solutions supplier Kurita Water Industries Ltd is acquiring San Marcos, California-headquartered Avista Technologies Inc together with its affiliate Avista Technologies (UK) Ltd. Avista is a formulator and global supplier of reverse osmosis (RO) specialty chemicals. The company also provides technical support for membranebased water treatment systems including RO, microfiltration/ultrafiltration (MF/UF) and multimedia […]
  • Saltworks offers high pressure RO technology May 14, 2019
    A spiral wound membrane system.Saltworks Technology is now offering its Xtreme Reverse Osmosis (XRO) technology, with optional ultra-high-pressure reverse osmosis (UHP RO) membrane technology in a modularised package for brine management. The company says the new UHP RO technology can reduce brine management costs by three times compared with evaporators. Rated for 1,740 psi, the UHP […]
  • Man City celebrates Premier League win with beer made from Etihad Stadium rainwater May 13, 2019
    To celebrate Manchester City’s Premier League title win, Xylem has teamed up with the football club and Heineken Manchester to produce ‘Raining Champions’, a limited edition beer made with purified rainwater collected from the roof of the Etihad Stadium. ‘Raining Champions’ is part of the Xylem and Manchester City campaign to show football fans around […]


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  • KSB's Brodersen reconfirmed as chairman of VDMA Pumps + Systems June 18, 2019
    Dr Sönke Brodersen.Dr Sönke Brodersen, KSB SE & Co KGaA’s global executive officer Committees and Associations, is to continue as chairman of the VDMA Pumps + Systems Association. The executive board of VDMA Pumps + Systems consists of 15 people from the pump industry and is now elected every four years. Dr Brodersen has been […]
  • Vesconite supplies 5000-unit blanket order June 14, 2019
    Vesconite Hilube wear rings produced by Vesconite Bearings.Vesconite Bearings is supplying a Georgia-based vertical-turbine pump manufacturer with a 5000-unit blanket wear-rings order, allowing the manufacturer to request low-friction Vesconite Hilube polymer wear rings for 10 of its vertical-turbine-pump models. The company ordered its first Vesconite Hilube wear rings in 2015 and, after testing, started ordering […]
  • Grundfos partners with Médecins Sans Frontières June 12, 2019
    Grundfos CEO Mads Nipper (left) and Médecins Sans Frontières' Jesper Brix (right).A new partnership between Grundfos and Médecins Sans Frontières will give the international humanitarian organisation access to the Danish water technology company’s solar powered pump solutions and expert knowledge. The partnership will focus on ensuring Médecins Sans Frontières and local communities in crisis regions […]
  • EKKI Pumps and HOMA to open JV factory in India June 11, 2019
    Left to right: Kanishka Arumugam (chief executive, EKKI HOMA), Karin Stoll (German Consul General Chennai) and P Arumugam (chief executive, EKKI & Deccan Pumps Pvt Ltd).Left to right: Kanishka Arumugam, Karin Stoll and P Arumugam.India’s EKKI Pumps and Germany’s HOMA Pumpenfabrik GmbH are investing in a new plant in Coimbatore, India as part of their […]
  • Gardner Denver technology increases capacity June 11, 2019
    The compact design of the Robox Aqua units means that three side-by-side units can fit into the same space as two conventional blowers.Gardner Denver’s compact Robox Aqua blower technology has been chosen by the Gael Force Group, a manufacturer and supplier of feed barges for the aquaculture industry, to overcome challenging space restrictions on the […]
  • DSC Dredge partners with Dragflow June 10, 2019
    Left to right: Maurizio Masotti, Dragflow president and owner, and Bill Wetta, DSC Dredge SVP and CTO.US dredging solutions company DSC Dredge LLC is joining forces with Italy’s Dragflow Srl to expand their offerings through shared products and manufacturing. Reserve, Louisiana-headquartered DSC Dredge specializes in customized dredging solutions, while Dragflow has more than 25 years […]
  • Ebara develops new pump model for industrial process June 10, 2019
    The new GSO model from Ebara.Ebara Corp has launched the GSO model horizontal end suction volute process pump in China and Southeast Asia markets. The new GSO model, which is Ebara’s first ISO 5199 certified product, joins the company’s existing GS and GSS models. The GSO’s newly developed impeller achieves a high-efficiency operation, while the […]
  • World Pumps weekly e-newsletter June 5, 2019
    The latest issue of the World Pumps weekly newsletter.The latest issue of the World Pumps weekly newsletter has now been released. To regularly receive fresh news from the pump industry, click here to sign up for your free copy. Aquisitions, mergers, new appointments and new products are all covered and brought straight to desktop, laptop or mobile […]
  • Ebara supports Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures May 31, 2019
    Ebara Corp has announced its support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). TCFD was set up in 2015 by the Financial Stability Board (FSB). Based on the recommendations of the TCDF, Ebara says it will increase the quality of its strategies, risk management and corporate governance regarding the business […]
  • PG Flow Solutions to supply seawater pumps for FLNG vessel May 31, 2019
    An artists illustration of the pump type that PG Flow Solutions will deliver to Keppel Shipyard.Norwegian liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions AS has won the contract to supply high flow seawater pumps to Singapore’s Keppel Shipyard for the Gimi FLNG (floating liquefied natural gas) that is being converted at the yard. PG […]
  • Caprari’s HT Bearing increases motor performance May 29, 2019
    Caprari's HT Bearings give extreme reliability for the MAC6, MAC8, MAC10 submersible motors.Caprari’s MAC series submersible motors have significantly increased their performance thanks to the high trust (HT) bearing, which has been patented exclusively by the company. The HT Bearing protects the pump and extends the product life cycle, reducing its environmental impact and overall […]
  • World Pumps May issue out now! May 28, 2019
    The May issue of World Pumps is now available. Subscribe today!The May issue of World Pumps has now been released. Click here to access your copy of the magazine. Among this month's highlights are:  A floating pontoon keeps the water flowing Low rainfalls meant that Campion Pumps had to find a solution to maintain the water […]
  • Pumps Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Q1 2019 May 28, 2019
    The main pump-related M&A transactions in the first three months of 2019 are listed here – including deals for Atlas Copco, AxFlow, Pentair, Franklin Electric, Ingersoll-Rand, Weir, United Rentals, Wangen and ITT – with links to the original stories on   •           Atlas Copco buys German pump distributor IPV Atlas Copco bought Germany’s Industrie […]
  • Wangen celebrates 50th anniversary May 28, 2019
    Wangen began as a small family business in the agricultural sector in 1969 and is now an international company.This year sees the 50th anniversary of German pump manufacturer Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH as it celebrates its growth from a small family business in the agricultural sector in 1969 to an international company with a workforce of […]
  • Seko expands in China May 24, 2019
    The signing ceremony. Wang Weiguo, party director, Songlindian Development Zone (left), and Enrico Lelli, general manager, Seko China (right).Italian dosing pump and metering system manufacturer Seko has signed a US$15 million investment deal in China that includes the acquisition of 33 350 sq m of industrial land in Zhouzhou City. The deal, which was signed […]
  • Ingersoll Rand completes acquisition of Precision Flow Systems May 16, 2019
    Ingersoll-Rand plc has completed its US$1.45 billion acquisition of Precision Flow Systems from funds advised by BC Partners Advisors LP and The Carlyle Group. Precision Flow Systems brands include Milton Roy, LMI, Haskel, BuTech, Dosatron, YZ Systems, Williams and Hartell. Markets include water, precision irrigation, oil and gas, chemical and industrial. Precision Flow Systems, which […]
  • Voith to provide pumps for Shanxi’s water supply network in China May 16, 2019
    Signing the contract: Cheng-jun Zhang, chairman of Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd and Petra Helm, member of the board and CFO, Voith Hydro St Pölten.Voith has signed a contract with China’s Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd to provide five large pumps and auxiliary equipment for Shanxi province’s […]
  • Elliott opens new factory in India May 16, 2019
    The new factory in Bengaluru, India.Ebara Corp subsidiary Elliott Group has opened a new manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, India. The new factory, which shares the same campus as the company’s existing service centre in Bengaluru, handles manufacturing, packaging and testing of small and medium-sized steam turbines. It also has a sales and service department and […]
  • Danfoss showcases technology at water show May 16, 2019
    Danfoss Drives are on show at the Water Equipment Show this week.This year’s Water Equipment Show takes place on 16 May 16 at the International Centre, Telford, and Danfoss Drives will be exhibiting its drives for water and wastewater applications. Products on show include the Danfoss VLT AQUA series of drives, which have dedicated features […]
  • Veolia wins pump station contract in Johannesburg’s East Rand May 16, 2019
    Veolia Water Technologies South Africa is to design, manufacture, supply, deliver, install, commission and put into service a new pump station in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni. The pump station, which will become ‘Engine Room 3’ at the Boksburg plant, will supplement the existing pumping station’s water capacity by approximately 600 ML/day, increasing the plant’s daily capacity to […]