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Tesco Controls to join Water Design-Build Council
October 10, 2018

Tesco Controls to join Water Design-Build Council

This marks the first time the WDBC has invited a system integrator to join the Council. Representing TESCO as an allied member on the WDBC Board of Directors is Brian Adams, P.E., Director of Design-Build Projects.

Rockwell Automation to showcase connected water control and monitoring solutions at WEFTEC
September 20, 2018

Rockwell Automation to showcase connected water control and monitoring solutions at WEFTEC

Rockwell Automation will feature its smart solutions through a simulated digital control room where attendees will have a chance to see the latest release of the PlantPAx distributed control system and advanced production intelligence software that provides real-time visibility into operations.

Bentley Systems announces finalists  in the Year in Infrastructure 2018 awards program
August 09, 2018

Bentley Systems announces finalists in the Year in Infrastructure 2018 awards program

Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 57 finalists from 420 nominations submitted by more than 340 user organizations around the world.

Yushiro and QualiChem announce global partnership
August 07, 2018

Yushiro and QualiChem announce global partnership

The announcement brings together two metalworking fluids manufacturers in the industry. Yushiro is a supplier of metalworking fluids in the Asia Pacific region, and QualiChem is a metalworking fluids business in North America.

ISA announces registration call for 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium
July 11, 2018

ISA announces registration call for 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium

To be held at the Hyatt Regency , from 7-9 August 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland, the event will include briefings by American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) officials, training opportunities, and a vendor exhibition that will showcase new products and services.

ABB and TaKaDu to provide water management solution to Ho Chi Minh City water distribution network
January 24, 2018

ABB and TaKaDu to provide water management solution to Ho Chi Minh City water distribution network

The ABB SCADA solution - ABB Ability Symphony Plus - will monitor and control the entire water distribution system and integrate TaKaDu’s Event Management Solution, which detects, analyzes and manages network events and incidents such as leaks, bursts, faulty assets, telemetry and data issues and operational failures.

ISA announces Don Dickinson as Symposium Chair for 2018 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium
December 13, 2017

ISA announces Don Dickinson as Symposium Chair for 2018 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium

Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda on 7-9 August 2018—only 15 minutes from the nation’s capital—the WWAC Symposium will feature two days of technical speakers, an exhibitor hall, a tour of a local water plant, and technical training courses on a variety of topics.

Kamstrup helps Iranian company enhance intelligent water meter solutions
November 14, 2017

Kamstrup helps Iranian company enhance intelligent water meter solutions

In connection to Kamstrup’s visit in Iran, the company signed both a partner contract and an agreement of two pilot projects with the local Iranian company Iran Ensheab Co. The projects include intelligent water meters and remote reading system.

Endress + Hauser announces investment in new French facility
September 29, 2017

Endress + Hauser announces investment in new French facility

Endress+Hauser has invested 4.9 million euros in a new building in Lyon. As well as 25 sales and service employees from Endress+Hauser, nine employees from the European headquarters of Kaiser Optical Systems will move into the new facility.

Endress+Hauser announces AdEdge Water Technologies has joined OEM Business Partner Program
September 20, 2017

Endress+Hauser announces AdEdge Water Technologies has joined OEM Business Partner Program

Endress+Hauser’s OEM Business Partner Program is a new concept designed to develop and enable a higher level and more strategic OEM customer relationship that is focused on tangible business results and people development.

Kamstrup and Radius begin roll-out of Danish smart water meter project
July 06, 2017

Kamstrup and Radius begin roll-out of Danish smart water meter project

The turnkey project is based on Kamstrup’s Smart Grid platform OMNIA and includes one million smart electricity meters and remote reading system, integration to various other systems, project management, installation of meters and infrastructure, consumer support and full system operation until 2034.

Vecoplan uses Rockwell Automation to help automate sorting of waste and recycling in NYC
May 10, 2017

Vecoplan uses Rockwell Automation to help automate sorting of waste and recycling in NYC

AES needed an expert integrator who knew the demands of recycling firsthand, with an engineering staff that could coordinate the equipment and automate the entire facility. Vecoplan, an industry provider of building and automating recycling technology, knew it could take on that project.

ISA announces lineup of technical division symposia for automation and control
May 09, 2017

ISA announces lineup of technical division symposia for automation and control

Each year, ISA’s technical division symposia events bring together innovators, thought leaders and other automation and control professionals from around the world to explore the latest technologies, trends and best practices.

Rotork actuators used to help upgrade Brazilian water treatment plant
April 27, 2017

Rotork actuators used to help upgrade Brazilian water treatment plant

Profibus DP enabled Rotork IQ multi-turn electric valve actuators were installed during the upgrade and expansion of the water treatment plant. The majority of the 136 IQ electric actuators were installed to control the inlet, outlet and backwashing functions on the new and existing filters.

Bluefield Report: Big Data, IoT to address water infrastructure gap
March 10, 2017

Bluefield Report: Big Data, IoT to address water infrastructure gap

Smart water solutions are gaining traction with municipal water utilities. Over $20 billion is slated for metering, data management, and analytics from 2016 to 2025, globally, according to Bluefield Research.

Huffman Engineering announces opening of Denver office
February 15, 2017

Huffman Engineering announces opening of Denver office

The expansion allows Huffman Engineering to accommodate a growing client base in the western part of Nebraska, as well as Colorado and Wyoming.

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
January 20, 2017

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upcoming classes in 2017 which offer CEUs at Endress+Hauser include I-101 Basic instrumentation in January, March, June, and September in Greenwood, IN.

January 17, 2017

Yokogawa to deliver control systems for Layyah Power and Desalinization Station in UAE

For this project, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa will deliver the CENTUM VP integrated production control system for the boiler, turbine governor, turbine protection system and the desalination plant at each of these units.

ISA announces Call for Abstracts for 2017 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
January 12, 2017

ISA announces Call for Abstracts for 2017 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium

Abstracts should include a 250-word proposal outlining the topic to be presented. Prospective authors have the choice of presenting a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation, a paper presentation, or a poster session. Deadline for submission is 31 January 2017.

Schneider Electric recognizes 6 customer innovations on Enterprise APM platform
November 14, 2016

Schneider Electric recognizes 6 customer innovations on Enterprise APM platform

Schneider Electric’s Enterprise APM platform helps companies in the power, oil and gas, water/wastewater, metals, mining and minerals, and other industries close the loop between business and operations in an end-to-end platform that allows for open integration.

Antaira partners with Simantec to expand to Brazil
October 25, 2016

Antaira partners with Simantec to expand to Brazil

Simantec Automation has expanded their branch offices in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil, as an official distributor partner of Antaira, in order to provide local industrial device networking support and services to industrial markets

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Rockwell to showcase solutions for Water and Wastewater Facilities at WEFTEC 2016
September 23, 2016

Rockwell to showcase solutions for Water and Wastewater Facilities at WEFTEC 2016

Featuring its PlantPAx platform, Rockwell Automation will demonstrate process and automation solutions for efficient process control, monitoring and management.

2016 ISA Water/Wastewater & Automatic Controls event draws 165 global attendees
August 18, 2016

2016 ISA Water/Wastewater & Automatic Controls event draws 165 global attendees

The Symposium focused on the needs of automation professionals and on the varied challenges associated with automation and instrumentation in the municipal water and wastewater sectors, including emerging automation and control systems trends, SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), instrumentation, systems integration, optimization, cybersecurity and alarm management.

Endress+Hauser receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Company of the Year award
August 04, 2016

Endress+Hauser receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Company of the Year award

The global Company of the Year Award for water analysis instrumentation is based on an independent study. Analysts took into account each company’s visionary innovation and performance as well as customer impact.

US expenditures in water & wastewater forecasted to exceed $532 Billion by 2025
July 01, 2016

US expenditures in water & wastewater forecasted to exceed $532 Billion by 2025

This new outlook, which draws heavily from planned utility budgets, represents an almost 28% increase over capital expenditures during the last ten years.

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Early bird registration deadline for ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium extended to 1 July
June 17, 2016

Early bird registration deadline for ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium extended to 1 July

The best and brightest minds will explore the critical issues and challenges in automation facing the water/wastewater industry at the event, which will be held 2-4 August 2016 at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort in Orlando, Florida.

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Steven D. Drew to keynote ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
June 09, 2016

Steven D. Drew to keynote ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium

Drew’s keynote speech—which will be delivered on Wednesday, 3 August at 8:15 a.m.—is titled “Leveraging Your Career in Industrial Controls and Automation.” It will emphasize the critical importance of attracting, retaining and developing competent professionals with proven skills in operational technology.

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Ocean Data Systems releases Dream Report v. 4.72 update
June 06, 2016

Ocean Data Systems releases Dream Report v. 4.72 update

Dream Report version 4.72 has been released and is ready for download from www.DreamReport.net. Dream Report delivers KPIs and gives users the flexibility to drill down, review and analyze the root cause of trends.

Registration opens for ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
May 20, 2016

Registration opens for ISA’s 2016 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium

This event—focusing on the challenges associated with automation and instrumentation in the water and wastewater sectors—includes an extensive, two-day program of technical presentations; a tour of a local wastewater treatment plant; and a supplier showcase.

Rotork to supply actuators to Scottish Water
January 14, 2016

Rotork to supply actuators to Scottish Water

The agreement appoints Rotork as the sole supplier of new actuators to Scottish Water and its business partners, valvemakers and appointed contractors for the AMP 6 cycle.

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New regulations spark $3.1 Billion investment in U.S. power sector
December 02, 2015

New regulations spark $3.1 Billion investment in U.S. power sector

Mounting environmental regulations and fundamental shifts in the U.S. thermal power landscape is driving new investments in water and wastewater treatment.

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December 01, 2015

China cleans up its water big time

China will spend $6 billion a year to build new wastewater treatment plants.

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Siemens updates sewage treatment plant in Vienna
November 29, 2015

Siemens updates sewage treatment plant in Vienna

Siemens is supplying control, measuring, analytical and power distribution systems, as well as the low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear.

Sparling obtains NSF61-Certification for TigermagEP flow meters
November 11, 2015

Sparling obtains NSF61-Certification for TigermagEP flow meters

TigermagEP flow meters are now NSF 61-certified for potable water applications.

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Endress+Hauser provides process training unit to West Virginia college
October 15, 2015

Endress+Hauser provides process training unit to West Virginia college

PTU is fully equipped through joint efforts of Endress+Hauser, Rockwell Automation and BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

October 07, 2015

Endress+Hauser Announces Fall and Winter 2015 Training Courses

Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions.

September 22, 2015

Endress+Hauser signs Forberg Scientific as rep

Forberg Scientific is now the E+H exclusive sales rep forWisconsin and Northern Michigan.

New Brew Made From Treated Charles River Water
September 02, 2015

New Brew Made From Treated Charles River Water

Standells shocked! Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech will treat and brew 300 gallons of water from the dirty Charles River to create a limited edition beer — Charles River Pale Ale.

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Global Membrane Bioreactor System Market
September 01, 2015

Global Membrane Bioreactor System Market

North America is the largest market for membrane bioreactor system followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. is the largest market for membrane bioreactor in North America mainly attributed to the high share of sludge treatment plant and manufacturing industries of this region.

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August 31, 2015

Endress+Hauser signs Eastern Controls as rep

Eastern Controls is now the E+H rep for the Mid-Atlantic area – Metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.