Largest Solar-Run Community Drinking Water Plant in India Begins Work

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: India’s largest solar based community drinking water project has started functioning at village Seniwala in Barmer, Rajasthan. Cairn India under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED) of Rajasthan is establishing clean...     Read More

Sulzer Will Supply Pumps For Desalination Plant In Oman

OMAN: Sohar SWRO Company LLC, an Omani company led by Valoriza Agua (Spain) and Bahwan Engineering Co (Oman) has signed several contracts with Sulzer to supply pumps for the new 250000 m3/day independent desalination plant in Sohar, Oman. The commercial operation of this project is scheduled for...     Read More

Grundfos Unveils Improved MGE Motors To Boost Pump Efficiency

DENMARK: Grundfos has extended its line of intelligent, energy-efficient pump motors for use in building services, industry, and water supply applications. The improved MGE motors with integrated frequency converters are the company’s most energy efficient yet, and extend the previous...     Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV Appoints Nynke Dalstra As Its CFO

NETHERLANDS: The Supervisory Board of Royal HaskoningDHV has appointed Nynke Dalstra as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Going forwards, the Executive Board consists of CEO Erik Oostwegel and Nynke Dalstra as CFO, a role she has held on an interim basis since October following the departure of...     Read More

Cairn India Wins Petrotech-2016 Award For Sustainability And CSR

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Cairn India has bagged the prestigious award in Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Special Technical Award category during Petrotech 2016. The award was presented by the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Dharmendra...     Read More

Keppel Infrastructure Will Build Fourth Desalination Plant in Singapore

SINGAPORE: PUB, the national water agency, has selected Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd as the Preferred Bidder for Singapore’s fourth desalination plant, to be located in Marina East. As the Preferred Bidder, Keppel Infrastructure Holdings will form a concession company to enter...     Read More

Veolia To Deliver Wastewater Treatment Plant In Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA: Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, has been chosen by contractor Tecnicas Reunidas to engineer and procure a wastewater treatment plant for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal in Saudi Arabia. Jazan Refinery and Terminal, wholly-owned and operated by Saudi Aramco,...     Read More

Bentley Brings Sewergems And Sewercad Advance Simulation For Sewer Utilities

INDIA: Bentley Systems announces the availability of the new SewerGEMS and SewerCAD CONNECT Edition applications for the analysis and design of sewer networks. The CONNECT Edition provides a unified, common environment that advances productivity, team collaboration, and project performance. Key new...     Read More

Evoqua Offers Constant Digital Control With New DCR Power Controllers

USA: Evoqua Water Technologies has launched new power control technology, which enables users to optimize performance of their Ionpure® Continuous Electrodeionization (CEDI) modules. Microprocessor-controlled Digital Communication Rectifiers (DCR) from Ionpure Products deliver power to the...     Read More

Val-Matic Announces Mark Troyanowski As Vice President Of Sales & Marketing

USA: Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corp has announced the appointment of Mark T. Troyanowski as President of Sales and Marketing. Troyanowski joined Val-Matic earlier this year and previously worked in various sales management roles at other manufacturing companies. Over his career, he has...     Read More

Sulzer To Deliver Water Transportation Pumps For Major Water Supply Projects In Brazil

BRAZIL: Sulzer has been awarded with two orders in Brazil. The first order is awarded from the Consorcio Constructor Sao Lourenco and the second from the Consorcio Bacias Paraiba e Cantareira. For both, the Brazilian company Sabesp is responsible for providing water and sewage service in 366...     Read More

Suez, Together With CDPQ, Acquires GE Water

FRANCE: SUEZ together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) has entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies (“GE Water”) from General Electric Company for EUR 3.2 Bn enterprise value in an all?cash...     Read More

Grundfos India Hosts A Social Media Campaign With Comic Twist To Support World Water Day

CHENNAI, INDIA: Grundfos India promotes sustainability through its social media pages Ek Boondh Pani and i Save Energy. To celebrate this World Water Day, Grundfos India has hosted a comic strip contest from 11 March and it will be end by 22 March, 2017. The comic strips has depicted different...     Read More

Water Conservation - Reuse, Recycle and Reuse...Guest Column by Sajiv Nath, Managing Director, Endress + Hauser India

Water in India is profoundly interlinked with the tradition of country having social and economic undertones. Reckoned as second most populated country in the World with over 1.2 billion people (Census, 2011); India’s natural resources are under tremendous pressure “Water “being...     Read More

Can the 4th P in PPP Solve Urban Water Woes?...Guest Column by Arun Lakhani, Chairman & Managing Director, Vishvaraj Infrastructure Ltd

In 2012, Nagpur was staring at a water crisis. Residents got water on alternate days or at best two hours a day and citizens were being held hostage to the tanker mafia.   In the same year, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation gave Orange City Water Pvt Ltd (a 50:50 joint venture between...     Read More

Over 80% of World Wastewater Releasing to Environment without Treatment Cannot Go On...Guest Column by Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO

Most human activities produce wastewater and over 80 percent of the world’s wastewater is released to the environment without treatment. This cannot go on – this is the message of the 2017 United Nations World Water Development Report. Limiting the discharge of untreated wastewater into...     Read More