Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Power Generation Industry

  1. US Demand For Water Disinfection Equipment To Rise 6.3% Yearly In Nominal Terms To 2023

    Demand for water disinfection equipment in the US is forecast to increase 6.3% per year in nominal terms to 2023, according to Water Disinfection Equipment: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports.

  2. Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closure At Plant McIntosh With Dewatering Process To Begin In October

    Georgia Power continues to make progress towards the closure of the ash pond at Plant McIntosh with the dewatering process scheduled to begin in October.

  3. EPA’s Proposed Coal Ash Amendments Will Boost Risk Of Toxic Contamination

    Allowing coal ash to be spread on soil or stored in unlined pits and landfills will raise the risk that several toxic elements, including carcinogenic hexavalent chromium, could leach out of the coal ash and contaminate nearby water supplies across the U.S., according to preliminary findings from a new Duke University study.

  4. ACWA Power Signs An MOU With Iraq Energy Institute To Strengthen Energy Market Research In The Republic Of Iraq

    ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) - an independent non-profit policy institute - to collaborate on research development projects and enhance capacity building programs that will contribute to the optimum development of Iraq’s energy sector.

  5. B&W SPIG Awarded Contract To Supply Sea Water Cooling Towers For Project In Bahrain

    SPIG S.p.A. (SPIG), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a contract to supply a sea water cooling tower to SEPCOIII for the Al Dur Phase II Independent Water and Power Project in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

  6. EWEC And ACWA Power Sign The Water Purchase Agreement For The World's Largest Reverse Osmosis Desalination Facility

    The Emirates Water and Electricity Company and ACWA Power, a global leader in water desalination and power generation, have signed the water purchase agreement, for the world’s largest sea water reverse osmosis desalination plant to be constructed at Taweelah Power and Water Complex, 50 km north of Abu Dhabi.

  7. South Dakota State University Expands With New Chiller Plant

    South Dakota’s beauty and significance is often betrayed by its lack of mentions in the national news. Largely comprised of rolling prairie, pothole lakes and crystal clear streams, South Dakota is host to many natural wonders and historically significant landmarks.

  8. Kenilworth Sewage Treatment Plant Goes Green

    Unitywater’s Kenilworth sewage treatment plant (STP) can now boast its green credentials, with the installation of solar panels and a floating wetland at the site.

  9. Stanford Researchers Develop Technology To Harness Energy From Mixing Of Freshwater And Seawater

    Salt is power. It might sound like alchemy, but the energy in places where salty ocean water and freshwater mingle could provide a massive source of renewable power.

  10. Groups Announce Historic Coal Ash Cleanup Agreement With Power Plant Polluting Susquehanna River

    Four environmental groups recently announced an historic agreement to reduce toxic pollutants leaking from a power plant’s coal ash dumps into groundwater and the Susquehanna River, the largest Chesapeake Bay tributary.