Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Power Generation Industry

  1. FEWA And Mubadala - ACWA Power Consortium Ink Agreements For Desalination Plant In Umm Al Quwain

    Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed AI Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and in fulfillment of the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036 - His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, harnessed the full potential of the emirate to implement the project in support of the water security strategy, which will accelerate the sustainable development of the UAE.

  2. ENR Sourcebook Again Ranks Black & Veatch Among Global Leaders Across Telecom, Power, Water Services

    The just-released list by Engineering News-Record once again reflects Black & Veatch’s leadership among global engineering, construction and consulting companies serving the power, water and telecommunications sectors.

  3. SUEZ’s OptiSea Uses New Chemical And Monitoring Offering To Eliminate Deposition And Fouling In Seawater Cooling Systems

    Chemical processing plants, power plants, and refineries that use seawater for cooling face an ongoing battle against deposition and fouling in their condensers and heat exchangers, which reduces efficiency and can lead to costly downtime.

  4. With Funds From The Government Of Japan - UNDP Supports The Harnessing Of Solar Power To Treat Wastewater In Gaza

    The United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Japan, in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority (PENRA) and the Costal Municipalities Water Utility inaugurated the Photo Voltaic Solar System for the Rafah Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Plants project.

  5. PUB To Deploy Singapore’s First Large-Scale Floating Solar System By 2021

    National water agency PUB intends to deploy a 50 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir by 2021.

  6. FGD Pilot Success In The USA

    Saltworks successfully concluded a 60-day on site pilot at a major US coal fired power plant with 100% up-time. The project treated challenging flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater to selectively remove chlorides for recycle and re-use internal to the coal stack scrubber system.

  7. Argonne National Laboratory Updates Model To Help Bioenergy Developers Conserve Water

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory recently released an updated version of an online computer model, called Water Analysis Tool for Energy Resources (WATER), meant to help bioenergy developers preserve critical resources.

  8. Are Coal-Fired Power Plants Affecting Your Drinking Water?

    When you get a drink of water from your fridge or sink, do you think about where that water came from? It has traveled through pipes from a water treatment plant where it underwent chemical processes to make it safe to drink.

  9. Star Renewable Energy Provides Scotland’s Largest Water Source Heat Pump For District Heating

    Star Renewable Energy welcomed local politician Patrick Harvie to the site last week to view its recently completed twin water source heat pump to be used at the £250m Queens Quay regeneration project

  10. Turning Wastewater Sludge Into Energy And Mineral Salts

    A system developed by EPFL spin-off TreaTech can turn sludge from wastewater treatment plants into mineral salts – which could be used in fertilizer, for example – and biogas. The firm’s research is being funded by several private- and public-sector entities, and a large-scale pilot plant is now being built.