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Arcadis strengthens digital offering for global infrastructure projects

Arcadis strengthens digital offering for global infrastructure projects

  • By Aquatech
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  • 19-04-2019

As part of a move to strengthen its digital offering engineering consultancy Arcadis has taken a majority stake in UK-headquartered EAMS Group.

5 things I learned from Denmark’s water sector

5 things I learned from Denmark’s water sector

  • By Aquatech
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  • 19-04-2019

Aquatech recently continued its global tours with a four-day trip to Denmark, flying in to Billund and out from capital city Copenhagen, with several ...

Wastewater upgrade reduces phosphorus runoff in Danish Lake District

Wastewater upgrade reduces phosphorus runoff in Danish Lake District

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-04-2019

Efforts are under way to reduce phosphorus runoff in Denmark following increased public attention on stormwater overflows in the country’s iconic Lake...

Joke Cuperus: A steady hand at the helm

Joke Cuperus: A steady hand at the helm

  • By Aquatech
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  • 10-04-2019

Can a public water utility and its global commercial technology arm be run by the same person? CEO Joke Cuperus believes it can. Here she discusses wo...

Do you know the next Samuel Sarphati?

Do you know the next Samuel Sarphati?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 18-03-2019

Dutch tourism levels continue to grow as visitors flock to Amsterdam for the plethora of clean canals and waterways, not to mention other attractions.
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Yousef Yousef: Meet the algae maestro

Yousef Yousef: Meet the algae maestro

  • By Aquatech
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  • 05-03-2019

The CEO of LG Sonic explains how he is building an empire by making algae dance and why Big Data is crucial for the company’s future. Tom Freyberg rep...

In brief: 4 water digitalisation stories

In brief: 4 water digitalisation stories

  • By Aquatech
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  • 11-02-2019

From Artificial Intelligence (AI) moving north in the UK to satellite leak detection in Trinidad and Tobago, we bring together a round-up of the lates...

VIDEO: What is a Circular Economy 2.0?

VIDEO: What is a Circular Economy 2.0?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-02-2019

We speak to Professor Mark van Loosdrecht to find out.

Spain and China continue as water reuse heavyweights

Spain and China continue as water reuse heavyweights

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-02-2019

Water reuse is quickly becoming a necessity rather than optional for nations bolstering water resource management efforts around the world.

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 24-01-2019

Despite kickstarting with Brexit uncertainty, 2019 promises to be another exciting year for the global water market.

Tech Dive: Will LEDs become the Tesla of the UV sector?

Tech Dive: Will LEDs become the Tesla of the UV sector?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 18-01-2019

Light-emitting diode (LED) technology has been promising to disrupt the traditional ultraviolet (UV) lamp disinfection market for years. Will 2019 fin...

Is Britain on the brink of a fatberg epidemic?

Is Britain on the brink of a fatberg epidemic?

  • By Aquatech
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  • 11-01-2019

Multiple discoveries across the country suggest fatbergs could become a common problem for UK water companies.

Machine learning helps UK water utility speed up leakage detection

Machine learning helps UK water utility speed up leakage detection

  • By Aquatech
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  • 20-12-2018

Machine learning helps Uk water utility speed up leakage detection

Water leaders unite in Rotterdam ahead of COP24

  • By Aquatech
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  • 03-12-2018

Water leaders recently gathered in Rotterdam to collaborate and discuss the key themes ahead of the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) Conferen...

Nervous system

Fatberg detecting 5G sewer ‘nervous system’ goes down under

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-11-2018

When you bang your toe, the human nervous system instantly transmits a signal to tell the brain where to feel pain. Ouch.

Lead levels to be halved under revised Drinking Water Directive

Lead levels to be halved under revised Drinking Water Directive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 08-11-2018

A 20-year-old European Directive on drinking water will be revised following a green light from the European Parliament.

Five progressive digital water technologies to watch

  • By Aquatech
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  • 07-11-2018

With multiple vendors popping up in the digital water market solutions space, It’s an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming time for the water industry....

UK water utility operating network section with AI

UK water utility operating network section with AI

  • By Aquatech
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  • 22-10-2018

There is no doubting that digital technologies and the increased availability of artificial intelligence (AI) have piqued both interest and scepticism...

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-10-2018

Suez has completed a full integration of hydraulic network optimisation company Optimatics as part of an ambition to build out its network of digital ...

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

What do China, South Korea, Israel, Singapore, the Netherlands and the US have in common?

Membranes supercharged using enzyme technology

Membranes supercharged using enzyme technology

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

Dutch and Danish companies join forces to supercharge membranes with enzymes to remove micropollutants





Sweden and  Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

Sweden and Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

Water utility company Gelsenwasser AG has signed an agreement to recover phosphorus from incinerated sewage sludge in the ChemPark of Bitterfeld-Wolfe...

More data needed on microplastics and water

More data needed on microplastics and water

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

Together with pharmaceuticals, the detection of microplastics in both water and wastewater is one of the largest growing environmental concerns.

Decentralised solar desalination to quench Greek islands’ thirst

Decentralised solar desalination to quench Greek islands’ thirst

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

ATHENS, Greece – Mainland Greece may have suffered its fair share of financial and political woes over the years yet water supply, through the damming...