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Water: Week in Review

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This week’s stories include many “new beginnings”, including Amiad’s new subsidiary in Brazil, OHL Medio Ambiente Inima‘s role in building Baja California’s new (and first) large-scale desalination plant, Sionix Corp‘s first B-O-O in the Bakken Shale Formation in North Dakota, and new products from companies including NanoH2OKoch Membrane Systems, and Hydranautics.  Read below for more on these stories and other water news.

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  • Pipe-coupling specialist Victaulic is working with Spain’s MTS Pumps in a promotion
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Water: Week in Review

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Firms continue to rely on acquisitions to expand into new markets, as seen with Filterboxx, ACWA Power International, and various Korean firms bidding for OHL’s water and environmental subsidiary Inima.  For details on these transactions, and other news related to water, continue reading below:

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  • Korean construction firms GS and POSCO, along with Brazil’s Odebrecht and Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa have been

Water: Week in Review

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As Texas gears up for its first ever sewage-to-drinking-water plant estimated to cost $13 million, San Francisco awards a $150 million contract to an AECOM/Parsons joint venture to improve existing wastewater initiatives.  To top it off, Windjammer Capital acquires JWC Environmental, a global wastewater treatment equipment provider, giving the wastewater industry a lot to think about this week.  For these stories and more, see our news highlights below:

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  • A $150-million wastewater improvement program-management contract has been awarded to an AECOM/Parsons joint venture by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).  The

Water: Week in Review

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The big news story this week is definitely today’s announcement that Ecolab is set to purchase Nalco Holding. The deal, priced at over $5 billion, will help Ecolab to bolster its presence in the oil drilling residual water treatment market. For more on this story, and other exciting news throughout the water world, continue reading below:

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  • ACCIONA Agua has been awarded a €17.4 million (between construction and operation) build-design-operate-maintain contract for the Escalerilla Wastewater Treatment Plant in Arequipa, Peru. ACCIONA Agua expects to have the necessary infrastructure built in the