Water. desalination + reuse rounds up the social projects, scientific discoveries, prize launches, and other initiatives from the desal and reuse community on World Water Day, 22 March 2017.
ACWA Power sells stake in Shuqaiq IWPP, Saudi Arabia
ACWA Power has sold an effective 8 per cent stake in Shuqaiq Independent Water & Power Project (IWPP), Saud...
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De Nora pushes ozone generators as answer to Asia's water quality rules
De Nora has introduced its Capital Controls ozone generators to Asia at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018.
Rotec's flow reversal scoops Rising Star Award at TechXchange
Flow reversal firm Rotec has won the Rising Star Award at TechXchange at Singapore International Water Week 2018.
Xylem signs sponsorship deal with UK Premier League club Man City
Xylem has signed a four-year sponsorship deal with Manchester City Football Club to promote the Xylem brand and spark conversations about water globally.
PUB and Grundfos deepen water research partnership
Singapore's national water utility PUB and global pumps firm Grundfos, of Denmark, have unveiled a strategic partnership that is developing new capabilities in water quality monitoring, among...
SWCC procures three floating desalination units
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation has procured three desalination units to provide floating capacity of 150,000 m3/d of drinking water over 20 years.
Call for papers for LatAm Congress 2018
ALADYR, the Latin America desalination and water reuse association, has put out a call for technical papers for presentation at its upcoming International Congress on desalination and water reuse...
Tuas Desalination Plant officially opens ahead of SIWW 2018
Singapore has officially cut the ribbon on Tuas Desalination Plant ahead of Singapore International Water Week 2018.
Pakistan election debate spotlights desalination
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has promised to prioritise investments in desalination plants as part of its election manifesto 2018, as popular concern over water scarcity grows.
Madras High Court halts Nemmeli desal tender
The tender process for a desalination project in Chennai has been frozen by the Madras High Court in Tamil Nadu, reports Times of India.
Delek completes purchase of Veridis in Israel
Delek Automotive Systems (DAS) has completed the acquisition of 70 per cent of desalination and environment company Veridis for ILS 922 million ($252 million), reports Globes.
Evoqua pays $132 million for ProAct Services
Evoqua has acquired ProAct Services, a provider of on-site treatment services for contaminated industrial wastewater, for $132 million.
IDA awards recognise Aqualia, Dow, and Dr Frenkel
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has presented awards for excellence in water reuse at the IDA International Water Reuse and Recycling conference in Valencia, Spain.
IDA signs MoU with island projects network Greening the Islands
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has signed a memorandum of understand (MoU) with Greening the Islands (GTI), an organisation dedicated to supporting island energy and...
'Legend of the water industry' Heckmann joins PolyCera board
PolyCera Membranes has appointed Richard Heckmann to its board of directors, to help commercialise its technology and grow the business.
Public opinion remains a strong barrier to water reuse
The divergence in public opinion on water reuse between people who live in Northern and Southern Europe has emerged as a potential barrier to developing new European-wide water reuse regulations...
US DoE awards $21 million for solar desalination projects
The US Department of Energy has unveiled funding of $21 million for 14 projects to advance solar-based thermal desalination technologies.
Foxconn invests $30 million in ZLD to reduce intake from Lake Michigan, US
Taiwanese technology firm Foxconn is investing $30 million in a zero liquid discharge (ZLD) water reuse system at Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, Wisconsin, US.
City of Cape Town to tender three water reuse projects
The City of Cape Town has outlined plans to develop three aquifer recharge projects as part of its ongoing drought response plan.
ACWA Power is preferred bidder for Umm Al Quwain project
A consortium led by ACWA Power has emerged as the preferred bidder for the United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Umm Al Quwain desalination plant project.
Mitsui & ACS source finance for Spence copper mine project