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Volkswagen’s algae biogas vehicle

German carmaker Volkswagen has showcased its algae biogas-powered vehicle at a biogas project based in El Torno Chiclana, a town in south-west Spain. The primary aim of the scheme is to obtain a clean fuel and other high value-added products ... Read More »

UEM India wins Wastewater Treatment contract in Oman

UEM India Private Limited (UEM), a water services company of Toshiba Group, recently announced winning a major Design, Builds and Operate (DBO) contract for a wastewater treatment and recycling plant in Oman. The contract was awarded by Majis Industrial Services ... Read More »

Centre issues fresh guidelines for hospitality sector

Ministry of Tourism has issued fresh guidelines for sewage treatment plant, waste management system and rainwater harvesting system in hotels and guesthouses. The new guidelines will cover all starred hotels, heritage hotels and guesthouses. For starred hotels sewage treatment plant, ... Read More »

Toshiba Corporation Acquires Majority Stake in UEM India

Acquires Additional 54% Stake from Founders and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA); Founders and IVFA to Stay Invested as Minority Shareholders In a strategic move to strengthen its water and waste-water management business in India and neighboring countries, Toshiba Corporation, ... Read More »

Handling pH control of Industrial Wastewater

Case: At a small county wastewater treatment plant in Ohio the principal source of waste water was a soft drink bottling plant and the original design included both acid and base chemical addition directly at the plant using feedback control. ... Read More »

Ion Exchange Services on focused water treatment

Ion Exchange Services Ltd (IESL) has announced focused services for its multi location customers by providing uniform service delivery norms for their water/wastewater treatment plants. As part of the service, the customer will have a dedicated key account holder at ... Read More »

Water supply and sanitation in India: Meeting targets and beyond

The Indian economy loses 73 million working days a year due to waterborne diseases, caused by a combination of lack of clean water and inadequate sanitation. Even large cities are only able to guarantee very little water for a few hours a day, says Dr Sridhar Vedachalam, a postdoctoral associate at the New York State Water Resources Institute at Cornell University, USA. Ranked among the 10 finalists of the 2012 Global Water Forum Emerging Scholars Award, the article discusses the gap between water supply and sanitation Read More »

Forbes Pro for better wastewater technologies

Forbes Pro Water Solutions, the water and wastewater treatment solutions unit of Eureka Forbes, is looking at offering better water technology. In a move to establish its foothold in the growing municipal and government water treatment market, it plans to ... Read More »

The making of a Green Village

Beside a beautiful hillock under the rolling clouds amid rustling winds and lush greenery is the eco-village developed by social activist and Sangli Zilla Parishad member Subhash Patil. Hatnur, located in the Sangli district of Maharashtra, having a population of ... Read More »

Triveni Engineering Awarded

Frost & Sullivan has honoured Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd. with the 2010 Growth Excellence Award in the Indian Water and Wastewater Treatment Market. Triveni has executed unique projects for raw water treatment, as well as wastewater recycling and reuse. ... Read More »

Lanxess new water treatment plant

Lanxess India Private Ltd, a specialty chemicals group, opened its state-of-the-art plant for ion exchange resins at its chemical park in Jhagadia, Gujarat. The ion exchange resins plant will manufacture products for industrial wastewater treatment, for the semiconductor & pharmaceutical ... Read More »

Pretreatment selection for different Water Sources in RO Process

Membrane technology is emerging either as a replacement or for uplifting the efficiency of various conventional technologies like filtration, softening, wastewater treatment, desalting of brackish waters, desalination of seawater and deionisation. Increasing polluting levels and salinity in freshwater systems demand ... Read More »

Water Sustainability

The demand for solutions to water supply and wastewater treatment has been increasing in the existing market with the increasing need for processed water, both in the industrial and domestic segments. The infrastructure and industrial growth has further accentuated the demand, making water the fastest growing industry besides cleaning. Abhitabh Read More »

It is all about Infrastructure and money

– India has made tremendous progress on economic front, in infrastructure, industries, healthcare and tourism. But when it comes to awareness about cleanliness and hygiene, we are still lagging behind and we blame it on our country’s increasing population. – ... Read More »

Thermax ties up with GE and Wehrle

Pune based Thermax Ltd. has signed two separate agreements with GE Water of USA and Wehrle Umwelt Gmbh of Germany for sourcing advanced technologies for wastewater treatment. Under the first agreement, GE’s ultrafiltration and membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology will be ... Read More »

Managing the ‘waste line’

The challenges thrown by development and the resultant pollution has necessitated industries to adopt a comprehensive environment management plan for water management solutions through recovery, recycle and reuse of treated industrial wastewater and sewage reclamation, says M.A. Naik, Managing Director, ... Read More »