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Europe’s First Contactless Bottle Filling Stations rolled out in Fingal area

Europe’s first contactless bottle filling stations are being rolled out in the Fingal area by a local company Ecofil for Fingal County Council. The first of nine Ecofil units was installed in Howth village and the contactless installation is now

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Amazon invests in new Co Galway wind farm

Internet retail and web services giant Amazon has announced it is investing in a new 115-megawatt (MW) wind farm project in Ardderroo in Co Galway, which will begin operating in 2022. Amazon said the new wind farm will support its

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Veolia help Group Water Scheme launch solar energy project

Polecat Springs Group Water Scheme (GWS), working with Veolia, has become the first Group Water Scheme to use renewable energy to directly power its water treatment plant. Located near Elphin, County Roscommon, the site will be able to reduce energy

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Ice Water Triumphs at Green Awards

Ice Water, Ireland’s leading provider of premium filtered water, has been announced as the winner of the ‘Sustainable Water Achievement Award’ at the Annual Green Awards, which took place on February 25th in Dublin. This prestigious award recognises Ice Water

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Workplace & Facilities Expo (incorporating FM Ireland) 3 – 4 March 2020, RDS Dublin

  Workplace & Facilities Expo is clearly focused on delivering a high-level audience of decision makers from Ireland’s leading National & International companies. The name Workplace & Facilities Expo. (incorporating FM Ireland) reflects changing demands on businesses not only to

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£120k R&D project opens up markets worldwide for water flow measurement company

Mainstream Measurements Ltd’s new flow measurement system, developed with a Government-backed Knowledge Transfer Partnership, won an Innovate UK ‘Best of the Best’ Award national prize   A LEADING company in ultrasonic open channel flowmeters was supported by a government-backed Knowledge

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Its time to engineer change and address the gender gap in Ireland

8th of March 2019 was International Women’s Day (IWD) and Celtic Anglian Water Process Engineer Clionadh Williams is calling on Irish companies to play their part in encouraging more women to enter a career in engineering. This theme of this

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Resource Recovery Technologies Prove a Winning Innovation

Increasingly stringent laws regarding water effluents give impetus to technology development, says Frost & Sullivan End users of wastewater treatment solutions have traditionally been technology-shy and prefer tried and tested solutions, mainly due to cost concerns. Technology developers are breaking

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Establishment of an Expert Commission on Domestic Public Water Services

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr Simon Coveney T.D. is to establish an Expert Commission shortly to make recommendations on a sustainable long-term funding model for the delivery of domestic public water and waste water services

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Dow Invests in OxyMem’s Wastewater Treatment Technology

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today its investment in OxyMem Ltd. The investment will accelerate the commercialisation of OxyMem’s promising wastewater treatment technology – the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR). The MABR technology has the potential to bring

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