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Water: Week in Review

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This was a popular week for joint ventures and partnerships, mostly aimed at expanding market reach.  In-Pipe Technology, ENPAR Technologies, and GE all formed separate agreements that should help their technologies reach more consumers around the world.  For details on these stories and more, continue reading below:

M&A/ Partnerships

  • STW Resources executed a joint venture agreement with CK Investments Energy Company to commission a
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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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Projects

  • 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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We’ve seen a lot of activity in the Water space this week – especially in Asia, where new partnerships and investments have dominated the news.  Particularly, Aquatech International made a majority strategic investment in India’s WEX Technologies, ITT Corporation and Singapore’s Public Utilities Board announced plans to establish a joint R&D program, and Northumbrian Water received a takeover proposal from Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI).  For more on these stories and other water-related news around the world, see our highlights below:

M&A/ Partnerships

  • Desalitech Ltd will work with mineral and water drilling and treatment company Layne Christensen to design and build an innovative desalination system – a 43,000 gpd (167,000 L/d) brackish-water reverse-osmosis (BWRO) unit featuring Closed Circuit Desalination technology.  The new unit will

Water: Week in Review

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M&A/ Partnerships

  • Telvent is partnering with Gabinete de Diseño y Organización (GDO) to provide the water industry with cutting-edge smart water management solutions.  The advanced product will first be offered in the Spanish market before being

Water: Week in Review

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M&A/ Partnerships

  • TEE International acquires GETCO, one of the largest wastewater treatment companies in Thailand, for about $7.8 million (S$9.7 million).  TEE International said that the acquisition is a strategic move that allows the group to gain cutting edge expertise and extend its footprint into the waste water treatment business in Thailand and the South East Asian region via the engineering segment.
    http://singaporebusiness.asia/tee-international-acquires-thai-based-getco/

Projects

  • Israel’s Amiad will provide its proprietary SpinKlin Disc Filters for the Aquapolo tertiary wastewater treatment project

Water: Week in Review

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Projects

  • Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has selected 18 developers to bid for the development of the first facility of 1,500 megawatts in Dubai to be developed as an independent water and power project (Hassyan

Water: Week in Review

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Projects

  • Veolia Water will design, build, and operate a 45,000-bpd facility

Water: Week in Review

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Projects

  • Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), the nation’s largest community college district, selected the SORB 33 system, provided by Hennesy Mechanical Sales, for its arsenic removal treatment technology.  As part of the project, Severn Trent Services provided a bed volume guarantee of 69,000 bed volumes.
    http://www.wqpmag.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/showArticle/articleID/12718
  • ProQual Landscaping and Horizon Distributors completed a sophisticated, large-scale irrigation upgrade at a Phoenix-area apartment complex, resulting in water savings of more than 20%.  ProQual’s irrigation technicians identified a need to replace mismatched sprinklers with a consistent, efficient system, which led to Horizon’s installation of Toro® Precision™ Series Spray Nozzles.
    http://www.waterefficiency.net/the-latest/proqual-landscaping-horizon.aspx
  • American Pacific Corporation has contracted with Envirogen