Filtration+Separation July/August 2008
H2O Innovation secures contracts in USA and Canada Calgary, Canada where Sigma Environmental will design and manufacture a water purification system.
Hutchison Whampoa launches Hutchison Water division Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (HWL) has launched a new division, Hutchison Water, which intends to be a provider of comprehensive water production and treatment solutions. With offices in Hong Kong, China and the Middle East, Hutchison Whampoa has said this new division looks to tap into the rising demand for water globally as populations and industries grow by providing efficient and cost effective solutions for each client’s water needs. Canning Fok, HWL’s group managing director, commented “Hutchison Whampoa is entering into an exciting arena with Hutchison Water, which we believe will create significant value for the group in the coming years. Increasing
H2O Innovation (2000) Inc has announced the signing of three new contracts in California, USA and Alberta and northern Quebec, Canada. The contracts total C$2,675,000, bringing the firm’s backlog to C$17 million. The first contract was awarded to H2O’s American subsidiary, Membrane Systems Inc. The low pressure membrane filtration system to be installed in the city of Oxnard, California, will recycle 6 million gallons of wastewater per day using membrane technologies. H2O’s Alberta division, Sigma Environmental, has been
awarded a contract for the design and manufacture of a water purification system to be installed in an oil industry construction camp near Calgary, Alberta. Once up and running, H2O says the nanofiltration system will produce 84,000 gallons of quality drinking water per day for the camp workforce. Lastly, H2O has also secured a contract to supply a mobile wastewater treatment unit to a mining camp in Northern Quebec, Canada, as a result of new regulations requiring an increase in the quality of effluents. www.h20innovation.com
demand coupled with depleting natural resources from global warming, over-usage and contamination has created significant opportunities in this field. Hutchison Water intends to rapidly develop its business in this burgeoning water market.” The new division will be headed by Amikam Cohen, with Dan Eldar and a team of seasoned executives. Cohen commented “Through alliances with partners, acquisition of players in our areas of activity and investment in some of the most innovative water technology companies, we will provide our customers around the world with advanced solutions and endto-end services to their water needs”. www.hutchinsonwater.com