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GTI Covers Tackle Troublesome Algae at Clarksville Water Treatment Plant

by Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI)  (May 14, 2015)

The Utility: The Clarksville Water System consists of a water treatment plant and a distribution system that serves approximately 160,000 people, making it one of the largest in Tennessee. The Clarksville Water Treatment Plant is situated on an 11 acre (4.5 hectare) site beside the Cumberland River, the city’s source of water, and has an ...

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 19, 2015)

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and cafeterias—than at any other stage. Almost all urban areas experience high levels of food waste—food ...

FTIR emissions analyser helps manage UK power station

by Quantitech Ltd  (May 14, 2015)

A Gasmet FTIR multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which was supplied by Gasmet’s UK distributor Quantitech, also performs a vitally important role in helping to manage the ...

FTIR Emissions Analyser helps manage UK Power Station

by Gasmet Technologies Oy  (May 14, 2015)

A Gasmet FTIR multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which was supplied by Gasmet’s UK distributor Quantitech, also performs a vitally important role in helping to manage the ...

What Effect Does E-Waste Have On Groundwater?

by Electronic Recyclers International, Inc (ERI)  (May 4, 2015)

Groundwater is one of the most precious resources on Earth. Its yields supply water to nearly every community in the country, and without it, most of us would be driven to drastic measures to accommodate drought conditions. In fact, that very situation is happening in communities across the nation. As groundwater is increasingly negatively ...

Diver-NETZ Reduced operational costs by 97% - Case Study

by Van Essen Instruments  (Apr. 30, 2015)

Near-real-time monitoring increased efficiency, reduced costs, and delivered critical insight into groundwater resources Challenge Reduce municipal groundwater monitoring costs, improve data quality, and achieve greater insight into groundwater resources. Solution Upgrade existing monitoring network with Diver-NETZ* wireless groundwater ...

Current status, problems and control strategies of water resources pollution in China

by IWA Publishing  (May 21, 2015)

The surface water of 10 major river systems across China has been under intermediate pollution with striking eutrophication problems in major lakes (reservoirs). More data from the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China showed that underground water in 57% of monitoring sites across Chinese cities was polluted or extremely ...

Closing the (widening) gap between natural water resources and water needs in the Jordan River Basin: a long-term perspective

by IWA Publishing  (May 21, 2015)

The supply of renewable natural water available in a sustainable fashion in the Jordan River Basin, comprising Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority, will soon drop below 100 m3/person/year. Drawing on recent technological progress and policy innovations, a comprehensive policy to address the region's water problems in the long run ...

Human resources capacity in Ghana's water, sanitation and hygiene sector: analysis of capacity gaps and policy implications

by IWA Publishing  (May 21, 2015)

Adequate human resources (HR) capacity in the water and sanitation sector plays a pivotal role in improving and sustaining access to potable water and improved sanitation. This study highlights the HR capacity and gaps in Ghana's water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. It is based on data collected from five public sector ...

A case study on a quasi-market mechanism for water resources allocation using laboratory experiments: the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, China

by IWA Publishing  (May 21, 2015)

The chosen water management mechanism will directly or indirectly determine the success or failure of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project. Due to the importance and complexity of the project and based on national conditions and the water situation, it is necessary to adopt a quasi-market mechanism. Using the advanced experience in China ...

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