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Water: Week in Review

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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.

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  • A Gold Coast desalination plant that provided safe drinking water to residents of Brisbane during the 2011 floods is now expected
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Water: Week in Review

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This week we saw a host of activity all around the water world.  For details on what companies like Bluewater Bio, MWH Americas, and Pentair are up to, read the stories below:

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  • Aqua America and Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) have formed a joint venture, Aqua-PVR Water, to construct and operate a private

Water: Week in Review

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Water: Week in Review

Mia Javier

Our research team regularly tracks key water sector news.  Below is this week’s highlights. Do you think we missed anything? Let us know!

Deals:

  • Talquin Electric Cooperative Implements Sensus AMI and Smart Metering Technologies for Electric and Water Service Talquin Electric Cooperative, Florida’s 5th largest distribution electrical cooperative, is implementing Sensus technologies for its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart metering program that will serve all 54,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in its 2,600 square mile territory.
 http://www.waterefficiency.net/the-latest/florida-coop-sensus.aspx
  • GE Supplying Water Recycling Technology to First US Power Plant to Be Built With Stricter Federal, State Emissions Limits GE today announced its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater recycling technology will be installed at the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC), a new 600-megawatt (MW) natural gas and steam combined-cycle power plant being built in Alameda County, Calif. “GE’s ZLD system is an example of how technology can play a vital role in helping utilities and governments reduce the impacts of energy production on the world’s vital fresh water supplies,” said Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO—water and process technologies for GE Power & Water. http://www.waterefficiency.net/the-latest/ge-recycling-emissions.aspx

  • GE Technology Purifies Water at One of World’s Largest Coal Power Plants. South Africa’s leading power provider,