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DelAgua go Riverfly Monitoring with ARK

by DelAgua Group  (May 19, 2015)

Josie McSherry, DelAgua Account Manager and Saskia Ball, DelAgua Sales Consultant, spent Saturday with Action for the River Kennet (ARK) riverfly monitoring. The ARK riverfly monitoring project is part of the Riverfly Partnership. The monitoring itself is carried out on a monthly basis by ARK volunteers at ...

Innovyze Debuts InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite Edition, Most Comprehensive Watershed Management Technology Release Ever

by Innovyze  (May 19, 2015)

Planning, designing, operating, optimizing and sustaining safe and reliable drainage systems just got faster, easier and more accurate, thanks to the expanded array of features and advanced functionality of industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The new InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite for comprehensive integrated catchment ...

Pakistan turns Desert into a Sea of Solar Panels

by Climate News Network  (May 19, 2015)

One of the world’s largest solar plants has been opened in Pakistan with the aim of supplying clean, reliable energy and helping alleviate the country’s chronic power shortages. The plant, spread over more than 200 hectares of desert land in the south of Pakistan’s Punjab province, will generate 100 megawatts (MW) in its initial ...

Salty River on Crete turned into Drinking Water

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Apr. 29, 2015)

Panagiotis Krousaniotakis is home from school and can drink directly from the tap. Not far from his house, the waiters at the tavern close to the beach can serve tourists fresh water for free. And many of the nearby hotels can offer their guests water without a brackish taste. The Greek island of Crete is a popular tourist attraction with more ...

Pharmaceutical pollution levels in European rivers assessed

by European Commission, Environment DG  (May 21, 2015)

Concentrations of three pharmaceuticals (ethinylestradiol, oestradiol and diclofenac), have been mapped in a recent study of European rivers. The researchers predict that levels of ethinylestradiol, a contraceptive and hormone replacement drug, could exceed the WFD’s suggested environmental quality standards in 12% of the total length of ...

Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 7, 2015)

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck announced the start of the sixth, and final, season of dredging of PCB-contaminated sediments from the bottom of the Hudson River. The historic dredging project – one of the largest and most complex cleanups in Superfund history – began in 2009. The EPA ...

EPA Urges the Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Ban the Dumping of Sewage from Boats into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 17, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed that a “no discharge zone” can be established for Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake and the Seneca River. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation petitioned the EPA to prohibit boats from discharging sewage into these waters by establishing a “no discharge ...

Vital Irrigation Supplies and Water Storage Tanks

by Enduramaxx Ltd  (May 14, 2015)

Once more, farmers have expressed that a review of abstraction licenses and incentives for reservoir building should be high on the new government’s agenda, according to Easter Daily Press. Water is of course one of farming’s most vital natural resources, yet its availability is being increasingly governed by an unpredictable climate ...

Abengoa is awarded two new water projects in Colombia

by Abengoa  (May 4, 2015)

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected to construct a waste water treatment plant in the municipality of Madrid (Cundinamarca); and the drinking water treatment and supply system for the city of Yopal ...

California farmers offer to give up some water, avoid cuts

by Associated Press  (May 21, 2015)

A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century. A senior water official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he would decide whether to accept the offer by  ...

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