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Report predicts $13 billion US demand for water treatment equipment in 2017

24 July, 2013

Industry market research firm The Freedonia Group has released the report ‘Water Treatment Equipment’, predicting future trends in the US water treatment market.

Matchmaking bacteria on contaminated sites

19 July, 2013 by Susan Williamson, Editor, Australian Life Scientist

Optimising growth conditions and matchmaking bacteria is all in a day’s work when bioremediating contaminated sites.

PWN Technologies and Metawater enter strategic alliance

02 July, 2013

PWN Technologies and Metawater have entered a strategic alliance to seek out and develop global business opportunities for the supply of ceramic membrane systems.

Environmental bridge over troubled waters

10 May, 2013

A breakthrough innovation, designed to purify water through the rapid removal of oily pollutants, could have major environmental benefits in the agriculture and manufacturing industries.

AIS Ecoline water treatment technology

06 May, 2013

Australian Innovative Systems’ (AIS) Ecoline technology can be used to negate the need to transport, store or handle chlorine by sanitising water using fresh water and power alone.

Remote town gets water treatment solution

03 May, 2013

The small town of Taralga, in Southeast Australia, will soon benefit from a customised water treatment system, thanks to a collaboration between Xylem and General Electric. Xylem is building the compact treatment plant in a 40-foot shipping container and will use GE membranes to supply the town’s 300 residents with high-quality drinking water.

Large-scale water and wastewater projects partnership

22 April, 2013

Microvi Biotechnologies is partnering with MWH Global to bring its water technologies to Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

Aeration for a cleaner, greener MCG

27 March, 2013

As part of a multimillion-dollar project to build Victoria’s largest underground recycled water treatment plant at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Compressed Air and Power Solutions (CAPS) Australia was selected to supply aeration blowers for the facility.

Protecting Queensland’s waterways

19 December, 2012

UV-Guard Australia, a supplier of disinfection solutions which is part of the combined entity Nubian Water Systems, has refurbished Unitywater’s water treatment plant in Queensland to maximum design performance and will achieve the wastewater disinfection results required to meet licence consent.

Increased dosing testing capabilities ensure accurate, user-specific testing

13 December, 2012

Grundfos Pumps has recently installed a new state-of-the-art dosing system test rig, providing increased testing capabilities, in its facilities at Ormeau, Queensland. Since opening in October 2010, the Ormeau facilities have served as the hub for water treatment engineering and assembly activities throughout Australia.

AqSep WaterCube and Watermaker reverse osmosis treatment systems

03 December, 2012

Water Equipment Plus has signed an agreement with AqSep of Denmark to act as exclusive distributor of the WaterCube and Watermaker reverse osmosis systems in Australia and New Zealand.

Sydney Water signs $100 million agreement for SCADA upgrade

29 November, 2012

Sydney Water has signed a $100 million Collaborative Services Agreement with Schneider Electric (Australia) and Thompson Controls to upgrade systems at 33 water and wastewater treatment plants.

Water treatment: from Barcelona to Taralga, Australia

20 November, 2012

Barcelona’s Saint Joan Despi Water Treatment Plant is currently trialling a pilot plant built by Xylem Spain to assess the potential of ultrafiltration to treat a portion of the city’s water supply. Meanwhile, the small town of Taralga, located 2.5 hours’ drive southwest of Sydney, was having its water supply filtered and treated with UV. Todd Miklich thought the water treatment plant (WTP) he had seen on his trip would be a suitable fit for the town.

Brisbane water treatment business going swimmingly in the Middle East

19 November, 2012

Brisbane-based company Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) is continuing to grow its export business designing and manufacturing chlorine generators for water disinfection to one of the world’s most environmentally challenged and water-starved regions - the Middle East.

Electrochemistry creates cleaner water

29 October, 2012

Two chemists from the University of Waikato have come up with an innovative method for treating bore water on Waikato farms. Along the way, they may have hit on a low-cost solution for developing countries, where many people have limited access to clean and affordable water.

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