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Water/Waste Processing

For both develop and developing economies there is no more vital issue than to guarantee their populations and industries safe and adequate water supplies.


Process industries face further challenges, to cost-effectively secure water at the quality called for by the process, and to deal with complex produced water issues, either my minimizing its generation or effectively dealing with its treatment.


Yet between now and 2040, “fresh water availability will not keep up with demand, absent more effective management of water resources,” according to the U.S. Intelligence community’s recently published assessment, “Global Water Security.”

ARTICLES

Portland installs city’s first in-pipe hydroelectric system

December 20, 2012
The city of Portland, Ore., is set to begin construction of the city’s first in-pipe hydropower renewable energy system.
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Pennsylvania communities receive EPA award for protecting drinking water

December 20, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday honored two Lancaster County, Pa., communities for protecting sources of drinking water used by more than 20,000 people.
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European Union to fund desalination plant in northeast Africa

December 20, 2012
The European Union announced Wednesday it will pay €40.5 million to help fund a renewable energy and water desalination plant in the northeast African country of Djibouti to supply approximately 200,000 people.
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Xylem to supply advanced oxidation process technology to treat drinking water in South Korea

December 4, 2012
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Xylem Inc. has won a significant contract to treat municipal drinking water for a new high-tech industrial zone in South Korea.
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San Diego approves landmark seawater desalination project

December 4, 2012
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday voted to approve a landmark agreement to purchase up to 56,000 acre-feet of water annually
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Ohio village boasts new wastewater treatment plant

December 4, 2012
CARROLLTON, Ohio — The village of Carrollton, Ohio, will finally be able to use its new wastewater treatment plant, following almost two years of construction and testing, according to
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