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Water & Wastewater

France wastes 20% of drinking water through leaky pipes

April 3, 2014
About 1.3 billion liters of drinking water every year are wasted in France due to water leaks.
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Slow growth predicted for Asia Pacific wastewater treatment industry

March 27, 2014
The Asia Pacific wastewater treatment and management industry is expected to register sluggish growth over the years through 2018.
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Nutrient pollution in EU drops despite manufacturing output increase

March 3, 2014
Most European countries have made significant progress in tackling nutrient pollution in water, even though industry output in many sectors that contribute to contamination has increased in recent years.
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Beijing to develop water reclamation projects to reduce freshwater consumption

February 13, 2014
The Beijing Water Authority has set out a plan to start the construction of 16 new water reclamation plants over the course of this year.
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Water scarcity drives Indian market for POE water treatment systems

January 28, 2014
As its population keeps growing, India is finding it ever more difficult to meet the demand for clean drinking water.
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Canadian researchers find artificial sweeteners in river

December 30, 2013
A team of Canadian researchers has detected high concentration levels of artificial sweeteners used in the food and beverage industry in the Grand River, near Ontario, suggesting that wastewater treatment plants are unable to remove them from the water supply system.
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Share of private ownership in desalination projects increases

December 19, 2013
The Global Desalination Market Trends & Ownership Strategies 2014-2018 report found that the Middle East will continue to play a crucial role in the development of the desalination market.
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Greece faces fines for delayed wastewater treatment improvements

December 2, 2013
Greece may face hefty fines from the European Commission (EC) over its failure to adequately deal with urban wastewater and for its poor standards of wastewater treatment.
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India starts aquifer mapping project

November 26, 2013
India is looking for new ways to improve its water management. Under a new pilot project launched by the federal Ministry of Water Resources, aquifers across six areas will be mapped using aerial technology.
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China's wastewater treatment industry outlook revealed

October 28, 2013
China's wastewater treatment is lagging behind that of developed countries but its wastewater treatment capacity has increased over recent years, growing at an average annual rate of 14% between 2005 and 2012.
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