Country of reference: Montenegro A country perched on a beautiful coastline just across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, Montenegro has been experiencing a steady growth in both tourism and population following the Bosnian War in the mid 1990s. However, this increased popularity has also placed increased demand on their fresh water supply. This is especially
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Riverfront residential development in Moscow Country of reference: Russia Application: Residential Building Xylem products are meeting the high demands of a high-rise residential complex in Moscow. The riverfront Scarlet Sails complex is ranked among the ten tallest buildings in the city, and Xylem was commissioned to provide pumping solutions for heating, air-conditioning, and hot and cold water
Country of reference: Spain On the coast of Catalonia a significant water delivery project was commissioned by Aigües Ter Llobregat (ATLL), a public organisation with responsibility for supplying water to Barcelona and eight surrounding regions. A system was developed to deliver water from the Tordera desalination plant to an inland water treatment plant at Ter,
The force of cold, along with Xylem Lowara pumps, has produced artificial ice for the World Ice Hockey Championships. Country of reference: Germany The opening game of the World Championships was held on 7th May 2010 between the host team of Germany and the United States in the Veltins Arena at Gelsenkirchen, which was transformed
Country of reference: Bulgaria Application: Commercial Building Hermes Park Carrefour, a modern and high luxurious building constructed by the Greek company GEK- TERNA, is now one of the highlights spots in the commercial and social life of Sofia in Bulgaria. The Hermes Park Carrefour is one of the largest shopping centres in the Balkans, developed
A vast 1,400mc/h demineralised water plant (DWP) has been constructed for Evides Industrie Water in Holland’s Rotterdam harbour, with Vogel pumps delivered by Lowara at its heart. The facility, one of the largest in western Europe, was constructed to process and supply demineralised water to 18 (petro-) chemical industries. The plant is being built in two
Country of reference: Russia Application: Commercial Building Lomonosov Moscow State University Library is a vast complex encompassing 55,000 m2 of space, and serving more than 36,000 students and 7,000 postgraduates. The new facility was built in 2004 to commemorate 250 years of the university, and houses important and historic literary works in addition to the most
Country of reference: Serbia Application: Commercial Building In 1999 one of the great symbols of Serbia – the Avala Tower – was destroyed by a NATO bomb. Twelve years later, as a symbol of unity and achievement, the new Avala Tower was formally opened on the same hilltop in Belgrade. Its characteristic geometric shape
The exploration and production of oil in West Africa has been growing rapidly over the past decade, with much demand for the oil from Europe and the USA. Several countries and multi-national oil companies are exploiting fields off West African coastlines – including Gabon and Congo – through on-shore plants and off-shore platforms. Using water
The Prime Tower is a visually unique landmark under construction in the heart of Zurich. The angular high-rise building stretches 126 metres across 36 floors, and is claimed to set a new benchmark for commercial properties in terms of architecture, transparency, appeal and technical perfection. In February 2008 work began on the preparation of the
A reverse osmosis plant guarantees the quality of the water used to make beer and minimizes energy costs
Water treatment is of fundamental importance for the food and drink industry. The Gold Ochsen brewery in Ulm has invested approximately 200,000 euros in a reverse osmosis (RO) plant for the desalinisation and treatment of water it uses to make its beers.
Application: Light Industry In a climate where temperatures can rise to 37°C, the need for efficient air-conditioning in factory environments is essential. This is the case in a plastics factory at kibbutz Degania in Tiberius, Israel, where power costs were high and the cooling process inefficient. Innovation driving through lower power costs Engineering company and Lowara