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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
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Water: Week in Review

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American utilities are garnering more-than-usual attention this week, especially with the completion of Tampa Bay Water’s 120 million-gallons-per-day water treatment plant (designed and built, and soon to be operated, by Veolia Water North America), and Corix’s move to purchase regulated water systems in Texas (from the Lower Colorado River Authority).  Details on these stories and more can be found below:

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Water: Week in Review

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In this week’s news, we saw a lot of water activity focused on the oil & gas industry, with a $30MM IPO of MyCelx Technologies, Veolia’s use of induced gas flotation systems for an oil sands project in Canada, and ProSep’s launch of a new seawater treatment and water injection solution specifically for the oil & gas industry. Detail on these stories and more can be found below:

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  • A $30 million IPO of MyCelx Technologies, a water technology company that removes emulsified and dissolved hydrocarbons in water to below 10 parts per million, is expected to be listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market in late July / early August. The company, which is moving out of the development phase ahead of a dedicated sales push as its order-book grows, has an

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:

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

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,