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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Infilco Degremont mechanical bar screens
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Selects Screens for New Orleans Pumping Project

Infilco Degremont Inc. has been selected to design and supply Climber Screen mechanical bar screens for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps (PCCP) facilities, near Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, La.

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Lake DeForest Water Treatment Plant Enjoying Benefits of High-rate Dissolved Air Flotation System

United Water began seeking an upgrade of the plant's aeration and sedimentation basins to a higher rate clarifier in order to improve overall water quality and taste. Owned and operated by United Water New York, the 20 mgd Lake DeForest Water Treatment Plant is fed by a 1000-acre reservoir and provides 33% of Rockland County's drinking water.

In 2001 United Water began seeking an upgrade of the plant's aeration and sedimentation basins to a higher rate clarifier in order to improve overall water quality and taste, filter run times and plant efficiency.

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Optimizing Metals Removal

AREVA Resources Canada, Inc. operates uranium mining and milling facilities at McClean Lake in Northern Saskatchewan and is designing additional open pit mining capacity for uranium-rich ore at the Midwest Uranium Mine Project site about 800 km north of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

A multi-stage water treatment system with both physical-chemical and reverse osmosis (RO) membrane treatment has been selected to treat the combined influent groundwater and mine pit water to very strict effluent and residual waste volume requirements.

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Australian Desalination Plant Produces First Drinking Water

Australia’s largest desalination plant has produced its first drinking water after an initial performance test, according to bloomberg.com.

According to a statement by Thiess Degremont, production of drinking water that meets the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines will increase in the coming months and the plant, located near Melbourne, will be running at full capacity by the end of the year.

In 2009, Thiess Degremont won a 30-year government contract to build the plant in partnership with Aquashare.

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Bluewater Bio, Infilco Degremont to Market Wastewater Treatment Technology

Bluewater Bio Intl., the provider of the high-performance and cost-effective HYBACS wastewater treatment process, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Infilco Degremont Inc. (SUEZ Environnement) to market technology for energy-efficient nutrient removal across North America.

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WWEMA Announces 2011 Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Member of the Year

Three new members elected to board of directorsThe members of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (WWEMA) elected new officers and directors on Nov. 13 at its 102nd annual meeting held in Tucson, Ariz.
The WWEMA 2011 Executive Committee comprises: