Water Business

Affinity Water Chooses Amey

On December 24, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Oxford-based public services group Amey has been awarded a five-year contract to provide metering installations and maintenance for Affinity Water. While that remains as the main goal, Amey will also be the sole contractor to provide connections to any new developments within Affinity’s network. For a full article on this story, click here:: Amey Wins […]


American Water Chemicals Changes Its Name and Its Mission

On December 22, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

American Water Chemicals recently announced that it will change its name and branding to Alkema Solutions, effective in the beginning of 2015. The purpose behind the change is to reflect on AWC’s commitment to develop and innovate membrane water treatment technology. The name “Alkema Solutions” is derived as a reference to alchemy which would later […]

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Troubling Trend: Drinking Water is More Expensive Than Crude Oil

On December 18, 2014, in Commentary, Water Business, by Erik

It’s official. A barrel of Brent crude oil is cheaper than a six pack of mineral water. If we aren’t careful with our priorities and economics, water will still remain more expensive and scarce.


Private Investors fund Desalitech with $11 Million

On December 8, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Boston-based water production and wastewater treatment braintrust, Desalitech, announced that they have secured $11 million dollars in equity funding from private investors. The investment is in hopes that the company provides solutions to the global water crises, including California’s drought. For more on this story, please click here:: Desalitech secures $11M investment to drive expansion […]


Water Acquired to Protect U.S. Streamflows Costs $560 Million

On December 4, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

WestWater Research recently revealed that the environmental water market activity has shown significant growth over the past decade. In fact, the total expenditures on improving water quality for humans and endangered fish have cost just over $560 million! For more on this topic, please click here:: Buy that fish a drink! Environment water market spending […]


Dry Talk About How Businesses Can Stay Wet

On December 2, 2014, in Commentary, Water Business, by Erik

The water issue doesn’t just effect the environment around businesses. Water scarcity can also hurt profits. Innovation and water conservation by businesses can help both the world and their finances in the process.


35% of Membrane Market Dedicated to Water Desalinization

On November 27, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

According to a recent market update, membranes used for desalinizing saltwater account for 35% of the $11 billion membrane market. The increased use of ultrafiltration pre-filter systems in conjunction with reverse-osmosis methods is also helping drive the membrane market. For more on this finding, click here:: Desalination to account for 35% of membrane market


Water, Water Everywhere in Nejapa, But Not a Drop For Locals

On November 26, 2014, in Commentary, Water Business, by Erik

Nejapa has one of the largest water resources in El Salvador. So why are the citizens’ taps running dry? Reform is needed to provide Nejapa citizens with water and it starts with the companies that are taking the lion’s share.


LiqTech Internatonal to Make Presentation at LD Micro Conference

On November 24, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Filtration technology group LiqTech International, Inc. will be providing the main presentation at this year’s LD Micro Conference in December. LiqTech’s chairman, Aldo Petersen, is expected to discuss LiqTech’s recent acquisition of the Danish water filtration company, Provital Systems A/S. For more on this topic, click here:: LiqTech International to Present at LD Micro Conference […]

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Big Business Gets Thirsty, Assists in Water Reform

On November 20, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

As the west coasts of both North and South America deal with drought issues, many companies that do business there are taking notice. BASF is developing new products to help save and reuse water. Bayer Crop Sciences are focusing on creating plant strains that can grow in water-stressed areas. For more on this topic, click […]

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