DRINKING TREATED SEWERAGE WATER MAY BE ONLY OPTION FOR PERTH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

PERTH IN AUSTRALIA ABOUT TO RUN OUT OF DRINKING WATER Treated sewage is the only option to top up Perth’s drinking water supply so that it can be ready by summer, when dams are expected to run dry, according to the state’s eminent water expert. Professor Jorg Imberger said adding recycled water to the main […]

BARCELONA LATEST GREATEST WATER TREATMENT PLANT AT THE FORUM COMPLEX

Wastewater treatment: Eliminating offensive odours from wastewater 12 February 2010 Purafil A new interesting underground problem solved in locating the Besos Wastewater Treatment plant in Barcelona, Spain required additional measures in dealing with offensive odours. Located in North-eastern Barcelona on the Mediterranean Sea, the recently renovated Besos Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is a new solution […]

WORLD NEWS ON WATER MATTERS

Latest Water News [Working with Water] Inge watertechnologies supplies ultrafiltration system to Chinese paper plant An inge watertechnologies ultrafiltration system is treating 65 000 m³ of water per day at a paper factory in Huangyong, China. Siemens supplies Internalift pumps for water pollution control facility in California The headworks and return activated sludge (RAS) systems […]

WATER ARTICLES AROUND THE GLOBE

Various articles below about water issues around the globe SWRO desalination: Long-term solution for water shortages Drought in Barcelona was forcing the government to transport water into the city. To provide a long-term solution, the Llobregat Desalination Plant was commissioned and built within two years. The success of this endeavor was marked with the award […]

AQUATECH WINS MUMBAI WATER RECYCLE CONTRACT

Aquatech wins wastewater recycle project at Mumbai airport 13 April 2011 Aquatech has secured a complete turnkey EPC contract for a 10 000 cubic metres/day waste and sewage treatment and recycle project for the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. Aquatech’s sewage treatment plant (STP) will be based on CASS-SBR (Sequential Batch Reactor) technology […]

CHINESE EXPANSION TO HAVE CLEANER WATER & ENVIRONMENT

GE expands Wuxi plant to serve China’s growing cleaner energy and water sectors 11 April 2011 GE has doubled the production capacity of its water technologies manufacturing plant in Wuxi New Zone in eastern China, adding a number of product lines and expanding its on-site membrane-element fabrication capacity. “The expansion of the Wuxi manufacturing facility […]

COMMENTS ON WATER CHARGES & USAGE BY MAYORAL CANDIDATE FRASER COAST QLD AUSTRALIA, JIM Mac KELLAR

Media Release Saving Water Water is a very valuable resource, arguably our most valuable as all life depends on it. Because of this people should be given every incentive to use less water. At the moment the bulk of all our water and sewerage charges, on the Fraser Coast, are made up of the access […]

SILVER & GOLD MINE NEEDS WATER TREATMENT TO REMOVE POISONOUS CYANIDE

Wastewater treatment plant for silver and gold mine 27 April 2011 Crown Solutions, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, will supply the initial equipment for a new water treatment plant (WTP) based in a silver and gold mine in Mexico. The Palmarejo Mine is based in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains of northwestern Mexico […]

SUPERBUGS FOUND IN RETICULATED TAP WATER

Frightening mutation turns up in water taps. Are we safe & what of future mutations??? One more reason not to drink the water: Superbugs could be turning the pipes into a disease superhighway. A frightening genetic mutation that can transform ordinary bacteria into the world’s most powerful superbugs has been found in the water in […]