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World of clean energy ‘feasible’ by mid-century

by Climate News Network  (Oct. 10, 2014)

A global low-carbon energy economy is not only feasible, it could double electricity supply by 2050 while actually reducing air and water pollution, according to new research. Even though photovoltaic power requires up to 40 times more copper than conventional power plants, and wind power uses up to 14 times more iron, the world wins on a switch ...

Yellow River Water Reclamation Facility

by Ovivo (Formerly Eimco Water Technologies)  (Oct. 24, 2007)

Eimco Water Technologies was recently awarded the contract to supply the screening equipment for the Yellow River Water Reclamation Facility (YRWRF) Improvements Project.  The design of the equipment is based on the advanced technology of Brackett Green® Double Entry Drum Screens and will primarily include: Two (2) Headworks Drum Screens ...

River Rhine commended for river basin management

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Sep. 13, 2013)

The River Rhine has won the first ever International River Foundation (IRF) European River Prize, which is given for remarkable achievements in integrated river basin management. The other finalists were the Órbigo River in Spain, the Upper Drau in Austria, and the Mura-Drava-Danube in Central Europe. River basin management of the Rhine has ...

River Sends Wateralerts

by WaterLink International  (May 19, 2010)

Instant, customised updates about water conditions are available by subscribing to WaterAlert, a new service from the US Geological Survey. The alerts facilitates by daily or hourly updates watching for floods, recreational activities or the quality of water in a well. The text messages contain information about current conditions in rivers, lakes ...

Mississippi river reaches peak

by WaterLink International  (May 10, 2011)

The Mississippi River has peaked at just under 48ft (14.6m) in the southern US city of Memphis, the US national weather service has said. The city is coping with flood levels not seen since the 1930s, which have forced people from some 1,300 homes. Officials warn that it could take weeks for the floodwater, caused by melting snow and heavy rains, ...

Hudson river becomes laboratory

by WaterLink International  (Jan. 18, 2011)

Research engineers and a New York state utility have been using a Hudson River contamination site as a laboratory, testing a new way to remove coal tar pollutants from riverbeds using mattress-sized absorbent panels. The panels are filled with organo-clay, a mineral which draws oil like a magnet. During the last week of November, utility workers ...

Louisiana addresses water quality in Tensas River

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 26, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $130,402 to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to improve water quality in the Tensas River, located in north-east area of the state. Specifically, the project will reduce nonpoint source pollutants by installing grassed filter strips that will filter sediment. The Clean Water ...

US river flows altered by water management

by WaterLink International  (Nov. 4, 2010)

The amount of water flowing in streams and rivers has been significantly altered in nearly 90% of waters that were assessed in a new nationwide USGS study. Flow alterations are a primary contributor to degraded river ecosystems and loss of native species. Flows are altered by a variety of land- and water-management activities, including ...

Massive river water transfers lacking scrutiny

by WaterLink International  (Aug. 31, 2009)

'With the number of large water transfer schemes possibly nearly tripling by 2020 and the amount of water transferred expected to double, poorly assessed mega-transfers have the potential to inflict immense harm on both the communities donating the water and the communities receiving it,' said WWF-Germany Freshwater Director, Martin Geiger. Pipe ...

Improving water quality in Europe`s rivers

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 10, 2008)

The European Water Framework Directive (WFD) urges policy implementation managers to respond to poor ecological, chemical and quantitative status of the water system caused by negative pressures from different drivers. This issue discusses recent experiences with regard to different stages of river basin management strategy, to help us understand ...

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