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  • NX Filtration to provide membranes for Indonesian drinking water plant December 2, 2020
    The local Masjid river that will be turned into a valuable source for the supply of drinking water for the city of Dumai.NX Filtration is supplying its hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes for the Dumai City Water Treatment Plant in Indonesia. The nanofiltration system for the city of Dumai on the island of Sumatra will have […]
  • LiqTech launches UF membrane with ceramic material December 2, 2020
    The new hybrid technology membrane is made of silicon carbide and zirconium dioxide and has a pore size of 60 nm.After several years of development and testing, Danish company LiqTech has released a filter membrane based on a new hybrid technology where multiple ceramic materials are combined in one membrane for water and liquid filtration. […]
  • ISO updates standards for irrigation wastewater November 30, 2020
    Treating wastewater to make it available for other uses such as irrigation is an important solution for water scarcity, but can pose risks to health and the environment if water quality and methods of treatment are not appropriate. (Image: Shutterstock)ISO has a series of standards to facilitate the safe and effective treatment of wastewater for […]
  • Model filter system shows removal of antibiotics November 30, 2020
    The prototype of the filter system that can remove antibiotics from wastewater. (Image: Daniel Ashworth, University of California-Riverside (UCR).Microbiologist Mark Ibekwe, from the US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and soil chemist Daniel Ashworth from the University of California-Riverside (UCR) have designed a model for an economical filter system which can remove antibiotics from wastewater. The […]
  • Solar desalination contest recognises Purdue team November 26, 2020
    Assistant professor David Warsinger and members of his research group's Membrane Distillation Subteam. (Image : Purdue University)A team led by an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, David Warsinger, at Purdue University in Indiana, has reached the quarter finals of the US Department of Energy’s $9 million Solar Desalination Prize. The Purdue team, which includes two […]
  • Aquaporin introduces first home water purifier November 25, 2020
    ZERO is a compact reverse osmosis water filtration system which provides clean drinking water directly from the tap.Aquaporin’s new under-the-sink home water purifier, ZERO, is a compact reverse osmosis water filtration system which provides clean drinking water directly from the tap, without electricity or a pump/control unit and no need for an external storage tank. […]
  • Saltworks’ pilot shows 99% freshwater recovery November 25, 2020
    Saltworks' pilot at a wastewater treatment plant is currently demonstrating 99% freshwater recovery on cooling tower blowdown (CTB).Saltworks Technologies has reported that a substantial pilot at a wastewater treatment plant is currently demonstrating 99% freshwater recovery on cooling tower blowdown (CTB). CTB enters the treatment plant nearly saturated in scaling ions, limiting recovery to 80% […]
  • Carlsberg protects shared water resources in India November 24, 2020
    The Water Distribution Centre will provide clean drinking water for a town of 4,000 people in the Sundarbans in West Bengal, India.The Carlsberg Group has announced a partnership with Dutch company Desolenator, which has developed solar thermal sustainable water purification technology to create clean drinking water for a town of 4,000 people in the Sundarbans in […]
  • Private equity firm acquires Newterra Group November 18, 2020
    Chicago-based private equity firm Frontenac Co has acquired Canada's Newterra Group Ltd from shareholders including institutional investors XPV Water Partners and Angeleno Group LLC. Newterra designs, engineers, manufactures and services modular treatment solutions for water, wastewater, stormwater and groundwater. The portfolio of brands includes Cochrane, TIGG, Aeration Industries, StormwateRx, MicroClear Membranes, EPRO and Newterra. Technologies […]
  • Xylem podcast begins second series November 12, 2020
    The second series of Xylem's Solving Water podcast is entitled Through the Water Cycle.Solving Water, Xylem’s podcast, has started its second series, entitled Through the Water Cycle, which addresses water industry issues such as the shifting economic arena, impacts of Covid-19 and the opportunities for water utilities. A special three-part programme, Making These Extraordinary Times […]
  • Cerahelix appoints new VP of sales November 11, 2020
    Fred Wiesler, VP of sales at Cerahelix.Fred Wiesler has joined US ceramic nanofiltration membrane specialist Cerahelix Inc as vice president of sales. Wiesler brings more than 30 years of experience to the Maine-based Cerahelix. Prior to joining the company, he served as global commercial manager at DuPont Water Solutions, where he directed the global sales […]
  • PG Flow Solutions wins BWTS orders November 11, 2020
    The PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system.Norway’s PG Flow Solutions is to supply ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to seven offshore support vessels. PG Flow Solutions will provide five 250 m3/h and two 1000 m3/h, IMO and USCG approved PG-Hyde ballast water treatment systems. The PG-Hyde BWTS is based on medium pressure UV technology in combination […]
  • Toray Membrane USA partners with M|MBR Systems November 11, 2020
    Toray Membrane USA Inc (TMUS) and M|MBR Systems LLC, a service provider of flat-sheet membrane bioreactor (MBR) systems, have entered into an exclusive supply agreement covering MBR retrofit applications. The new partnership will integrate both companies’ expertise and deliver MBR solutions to the municipal and industrial markets, focusing on upgrading older membrane technologies. M|MBR specialises […]
  • Cerahelix appoints new CEO November 4, 2020
    Bill Paulus, the new CEO of Cerahelix.William (Bill) Paulus has been named chief executive officer of Cerahelix Inc, the ceramic nanofiltration technology specialist. Paulus, who joined Maine-based Cerahelix earlier this year as chief operating officer, will oversee the company’s plans to accelerate growth and advance the use of ceramic nanofiltration to solve often complex filtration […]
  • Mann+Hummel invests in membrane startup ZwitterCo November 4, 2020
    Mann+Hummel has made an investment in ZwitterCo, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based early stage company focused on membrane solutions for organic-heavy waste streams. The Mann+Hummel Corporate Ventures investment will help to commercialise ZwitterCo’s technology for wastewater treatment. ZwitterCo’s zwitterionic membrane chemistry offers fouling resistance, even in streams with a significant amount of oil and organic content. The […]
  • IDA opens World Congress 2021 booking platform November 2, 2020
    The IDA World Congress and exhibition will take place from 711 November 2021 in Sydney, Australia.The International Desalination Association (IDA) has recently announced that the exhibition booking platform for the IDA World Congress 2021 is now open. The congress and exhibition will take place from 7–11 November 2021 in Sydney, Australia, a decade on from its […]
  • Amazon Filters reveals manganese removal success October 26, 2020
    David Ridealgh, marketing manager, Amazon Filters, discussed the benefits of substituting cartridge filtration for traditional sand beds to remove manganese.The use of cartridge filters to remove manganese from the municipal water supply was the focus of a presentation by David Ridealgh, marketing manager, Amazon Filters, at the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Innovation Event, which took […]
  • Xylem helps produce beer from wastewater October 21, 2020
    By using new technologies to treat existing wastewater more thoroughly, it can be turned into a reliable and safe water supply for many uses. (Image: Shutterstock)Xylem has partnered with the University of Calgary’s Advancing Canadian Water Assets (ACWA) and the Village Brewery to produce Alberta’s first beer made with treated wastewater. Part of the University […]
  • AmeriWater supports African dialysis clinic October 21, 2020
    The chosen system included Ameriwaters MROZ, a reverse osmosis system that provides up to 17,600 gallons per day of high purity water for hemodialysis.The AmeriWater team recently responded to a request to support a dialysis clinic in Africa with its water purification products. Ameriwater, working closely with Precision Water Systems of Fresno, California, was able […]
  • Covid-19: How the filtration and separation industry is responding October 16, 2020
    3D illustration of Covid-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.Our coronavirus coverage shows how filtration and separation companies around the world are responding to and dealing with the spread of Covid-19.   NEWS Freudenberg increases meltblown nonwovens capacity in Germany The nonwoven media is used to manufacture certified face masks.   Camfil supplies filters for meat […]

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  • Armstrong Fluid Technology invests in new facility in Romania December 1, 2020
    The new Armstrong facility in Romania.Armstrong Fluid Technology has moved its European production and warehousing of circulator products to a new expanded facility in Jimbolia, Romania. The new facility offers greater capacity for the production of Armstrong high-efficiency and standard wet rotor circulators. Supported by Armstrong’s global supply chain, the site will employ 65 people […]
  • ISO updates standards for irrigation wastewater November 30, 2020
    Treating wastewater to make it available for other uses such as irrigation is an important solution for water scarcity, but can pose risks to health and the environment if water quality and methods of treatment are not appropriate. (Image: Shutterstock)ISO has a series of standards to facilitate the safe and effective treatment of wastewater for […]
  • Celeros Flow Technology develops new range November 24, 2020
    Part of the ClydeUnion Pumps (CUP) Glides range, Uniglide-e split pumps have a capacity of up to 4,000 m3/hr (17,600 USGPM).Celeros Flow Technology has introduced its latest generation of axially split, double entry pumps, the Uniglide-e range, which uses 3D and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software. Part of the ClydeUnion Pumps (CUP) Glides range, Uniglide-e […]
  • Wilo USA breaks ground on new HQ November 23, 2020
    Construction gets underway in Cedarburg.Shovels at the ready.Wilo USA LLC has held an official groundbreaking ceremony for its new 244 000 sq ft headquarters and production facility in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, USA. The new headquarters will bring the operations of Wilo USA, Weil Pump, Scot Pump and Wilo Machine Co to a single production site. Wilo’s […]
  • Ruthman Companies group launches RAE pumps November 20, 2020
    The RAE pump family covers several stock horizontal and vertical pumps that have been rebranded.The Ruthman Companies group of global pump and valve manufacturing and service brands, has introduced its new brand, the RAE pump, which covers several stock horizontal and vertical pumps that have been rebranded, as well as additional new products to be […]
  • Bedford Pumps commissions fish friendly pumps in Canada November 17, 2020
    Aerial view of the Pitt Polder Pumping Station.Installing the pumps at the Pitt Polder Pumping Station.One of the fish friendly pumpsets being installed.Bedford Pumps Ltd has completed the commissioning of two fish friendly pumpsets at the Pitt Polder Pumping Station in British Columbia, Canada. The original Pitt Polder Pumping Station was constructed in 1952 and […]
  • Sulzer to provide pumps for Danish flood defence project November 17, 2020
    The new facilities will meet forecast demand until 2060.Seven Sulzer VUPX peak load pumps will be installed in the new pumping stations.Both pumping stations will have one Sulzer XFP base load pump.Sulzer is the primary pump supplier for a major flood defence project being undertaken by Danish water utility Ringkøbing-Skjern Forsyning A/S. Two new pumping […]
  • Zenit technicians run tests on new cutting device November 16, 2020
    The fully redesigned system consists of a plate with sharp-edged holes and a three-blade rotary knife.Zenit’s in-house testing department has run a session of shredding tests to assess the performance of the new cutting device fitted on its Grey Grinder GRG models. Engineers used an external tank with a capacity of over 11 m3 set […]
  • Xylem podcast begins second series November 12, 2020
    The second series of Xylem's Solving Water podcast is entitled Through the Water Cycle.Solving Water, Xylem’s podcast, has started its second series, entitled Through the Water Cycle, which addresses water industry issues such as the shifting economic arena, impacts of Covid-19 and the opportunities for water utilities. A special three-part programme, Making These Extraordinary Times […]
  • Seepex: new national sales manager November 10, 2020
    Chris Karasch.Seepex Inc, the US progressive cavity pump manufacturer, has promoted Chris Karasch to national sales manager. Karasch joined Enon, Ohio-based Seepex over 12 years ago as a territory manager. Since then, he has advanced to district manager, regional sales manager, director of sales and now national sales manager.
  • Gorman-Rupp names new president November 9, 2020
    From 1 January 2021, the role of president of Gorman-Rupp Co will transition from Jeffrey S Gorman, who will continue to serve as chairman and CEO, to Scott King, who is currently the company’s vice president and chief operating officer. In addition to operational and financial oversight of all of Gorman-Rupp’s divisions and subsidiaries, King […]
  • Sulzer launches ES single mechanical element seal November 9, 2020
    The seal has an integrated shaft sleeve that protects the shaft from the process liquid.Sulzer’s new ES balanced single mechanical element seal is designed for the AHLSTAR pump ranges A, APP, NPP and WPP. It has an integrated shaft sleeve that protects the shaft from the process liquid and its design is simple but robust, […]
  • Wangen appoints new MD and CEO November 5, 2020
    Claus Garnjost.Germany's Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH has appointed Claus Garnjost as its new managing director and CEO. Garnjost replaces Markus Hofheinz who has left the progressing cavity and screw pump producer to pursue new professional opportunities. Before joining Wangen, Garnjost was responsible for the strategic development of screw pump manufacturer Leistritz AG, as chief technology officer/chief operating […]
  • Vogelsang launches suction coupling November 5, 2020
    Vogelsang's new low-drip suction coupling is for hygienic wastewater disposal in the railway sector.Vogelsang’s new EasyConnect Eco WD is a low-drip suction coupling for hygienic wastewater disposal in the railway sector, connecting the train’s on-board toilet tank to the suction hose of a disposal system. The EasyConnect Eco WD has a new coupling mechanism. The […]
  • Selwood invests in new London centre November 3, 2020
    Selwood's new centre in Crayford, London, UK.UK pump rental provider Selwood has opened a new multi-million-pound centre in Crayford, London. The new centre will have more capacity, a bigger team and an expanded offering for Selwood customers across London and the South East of England. The Crayford facility replaces and significantly expands on Selwood’s nearby […]
  • Last month’s top pump news stories November 3, 2020
    Weir is selling its Oil & Gas divison.The sale Weir’s Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar, the loss of 600 jobs at Grundfos and Tsurumi’s new sales office in South Africa were the three most-read stories on the World Pumps website in October 2020.   1 Weir to sell Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar […]
  • Grundfos names Poul Due Jensen as new CEO October 30, 2020
    Poul Due Jensen, the new Grundfos CEO.The Grundfos Holding board of directors has appointed group executive vice president Poul Due Jensen as the new CEO of the Danish pump company. Due Jensen, the grandson of Grundfos founder Poul Due Jensen, has taken over from Mads Nipper who is leaving to become CEO of Danish energy […]
  • Wilden celebrates 65th anniversary October 30, 2020
    Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company, is celebrating 65 years of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology in 2020. The company, which is based in Grand Terrace, California, USA, was founded in 1955 by Jim Wilden when he invented the AODD pump. Wilden became part of PSG in 2008, and now spans more than 160 […]
  • Masdaf aims for accreditation with test station October 23, 2020
    The newly developed Pump Performance Test Station has the latest measuring devices and a fully automated control system.Turkish pump manufacturer Masdaf is hoping to obtain the internationally recognised EN IEC 17025 accreditation certificate with its newly developed Pump Performance Test Station, the result of two years’ research and development. Installed at Masdaf's Düzce plant in north […]
  • Tsurumi launches 22 kW models in KTZ series October 19, 2020
    The new models in Tsurumi's KTZ-series provide a maximum head of 71 m and maximum capacity of 4 m3/min.Tsurumi has added two 22 kW models to its KTZ-series, the KTZ422 (4-in) and KTZ622 (6-in) submersible pumps which support models ranging from 1.5 to 15 kW. The KTZ-series is designed for harsh environments such as mining, […]