With all the attention that the Oil and Gas sector has so far received for its lavish use and disposal of water, it was only a matter of time before we saw companies respond with new products and partnerships to address problems. While we’ve already begun to notice this trend in the past year, this week in particular stands out given the new products from both OriginOil and Aquatech. Separately, stormwater management is receiving special attention via new partnerships focused on educating, implementing, and managing stormwater solutions for residences and communities alike. For details on those products, and other news stories in Water, continue reading below.
- Pentair and pump station manufacturer Watertronics are working together to educate architects, consultants and engineering firms about rainwater harvesting systems for their clients through a new website – www.rainwaterinnovation.com.
- Waste Management (WM) unveiled a program that will provide a stormwater management solution to municipalities across the US. WM, in collaboration with its joint venture partner AbTech Holdings, will design, build, operate and service stormwater infrastructure around the country.
- A Gold Coast desalination plant that provided safe drinking water to residents of Brisbane during the 2011 floods is