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Is China Weaponising Water?

Asia, the world's driest continent in per capita terms, remains the center of dam construction, with more than half of the 50,000 large dams across the globe. The hyperactivity on dams has only sharpened local and international disputes over the resources of shared rivers and aquifers. The focus on dams reflects a continuing preference for supply-side approaches, which entail increased exploitation of water ...

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MHIEC Receives Order to Refurbish the Tsurumi Plant in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

- Renovation to Extend the Service Life of the 1,200 tpd MSW Facility - - The renovation will extend the service life and increase the energy efficiency of the stoker type incinerator facilities, which began operating in April 1995.- Completion is scheduled for March 2023 and is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 6.3% annually. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering ...

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Grundfos Choose Asia to Launch Distributed Pumping System

Grundfos Asia Pacific Regional Business Building Services Director Anders Christiansen with Distributed Pumping System Innovative solution for air-conditioning systems consumes up to 50% less energy than current conventional methods  Grundfos, the global leader in pump and water technologies based in Denmark, recently picked Asia to launch the industry’s first Distributed Pumping System (DPS), an innov ...

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Saving Water in India

For retired Indian civil servant R. Devarajan and his wife, Chennai’s acute water shortage has reinforced the wisdom of their decision years ago to install a rainwater harvesting system in the three-story home where they live and rent out units to others. For months, their neighbors in Royapettah, a working-class neighborhood in Chennai, have crowded the streets waiting for the public water delivery trucks ...

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Reversing India’s Water Crisis

The second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the beginning of the most crucial period in the history of India’s water sector. All the alarms raised by experts, media and common citizens are coming to pass. As city after city moves closer to Day Zero, the land of rivers, lakes, wells and tanks fed by a bounteous monsoon is on the verge of becoming the biggest victim of mindless, non-strategic developme ...

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Water Utilities Offering Smart Solutions Have an Edge in Providing End-to-End Solutions

Urbanisation and economic growth to generate significant revenue opportunities in Asia-Pacific, finds Frost & Sullivan With the rise of digitalisation, water utility and industrial customers are expected to transition from conventional lab-based quality analysis to real-time and online smart water sensormeasurement. Water utilities are choosing smart water meters enabled by automated metering infra ...

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Waste-to-energy Asia

Liu Xiao spends her weeks visiting sludge and organic waste treatment plants across China. The travel can be tiring but as a technical and policy adviser on waste management she must help implement President Xi Jinping’s vision of a “beautiful China”. Ms Liu’s job is to provide technical assistance to governments and companies trialling the next generation of waste-to-energy technology: methane capture. The ...

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Veolia Showcase Water & Waste Water Treatment Solutions

Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia), a leading water and wastewater solutions provider, exhibits at the inaugural IE Expo Chengdu 2019 from 27-29 June. Veolia’s participation at Asia’s flagship environment protection expo affirms its commitment to provide sustainable water and wastewater management solutions to best support its clients. Tools for Sustainability During the 3-day trade event at the Western Chi ...

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Manila Water Entrust B&V to Train its Professionals in BNR Waste Water Treatment

Manila Water Company, Inc. (MWCI) has entrusted Black & Veatch to train its professionals and water industry partners in the finer points of biological nutrient removal (BNR) in wastewater treatment. Dr. James Barnard, a Global Practice and Technology Leader for Black & Veatch’s water business, and Dr. Andrew Shaw, Associate Vice President at Black & Veatch, led the knowledge transfer session. D ...

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Johor Water Treatment Plant Closes Due to Ammonia

JOHOR BAHRU: A water treatment plant at Simpang Renggam, near Ayer Hitam in Johor was shut down on Tuesday (Apr 23) due to high ammonia content readings, exceeding the level permitted by the Health Ministry. Johor International Trade, Investments and Utilities Committee Chairman Jimmy Puah said water disruption has affected 15,000 water account holders in Simpang Renggam and 8,000 in Pontian as a ...

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