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Water: Week in Review

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Abu Dhabi showed heavy involvement in water this week, with the announced completion of 22 solar desalination projects and the hosting of a delegation of water and wastewater industry experts from the UK.  These events come on the heels of the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi, where the emirate explained its plan to take a “comprehensive and holistic approach” to water security over the next 1-2 years.  Details on these events and more can be found below.

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Water: Week in Review

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After all the activity this week, we can expect to see new desalination plants pop up in exciting places all over the world, including Qatar, Singapore, South Australia, Djibouti, and Saudi Arabia.  To find out what else is going on in water around the world, continue reading below:

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Water: Week in Review

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This week’s news round-up is highlighted by ITT Corporation’s merger with YSI Incorporated.  ITT continues to seek strategic companies, those with brand recognition and reach within the water industry, as potential acquisition targets in preparation for the new standalone water company that will separate from ITT later this year.  More on that and other water news below:

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Water: Week in Review

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  • 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/

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  • 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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  • Tasmania’s three water and sewerage corporations, Southern Water, Ben Lomond Water and Cradle Mountain Water, have selected Elster Metering to supply up to 180,000 V100 volumetric water meters over the next 18 months. These meters will be enabled with wireless automated meter reading systems.
    http://www.elstermetering.com/en/press_releases_1207.html
  • The City of Greensboro, NC, has chosen Innovyze’s InfoWater Suite to replace its existing water distribution modeling and