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Water Sector Groups Release Water Resources Utility of the Future Annual Report

by NACWA - National Association of Clean Water Agencies  (Sep. 29, 2015)

A partnership of water sector organizations—the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and WateReuse— today released the Water Resources Utility of the Future 2015 Annual Report. The report was officially released this morning during ...

Hawaii, EPA and Navy agree to plan to address tank leaks

by Associated Press  (Oct. 1, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hawaii state Department of Health on Thursday said they finalized a deal with the Navy to better prevent and detect leaks from 20 giant fuel storage tanks near Pearl Harbor. The 70-year-old underground tanks are built into the side of a mountain atop a large aquifer critical to Honolulu's ...

PlumeStop® from Regenesis®: first-of-its-kind liquid activated carbon technology reduces time to regulatory closure

by REGENESIS  (Sep. 21, 2015)

REGENESIS®, a global leader in advanced environmental remediation technologies, is pleased to report that after the 2014 commercial launch of its groundbreaking product, PlumeStop® Liquid Activated Carbon™ (LAC), response to the first-of-its-kind product has been met with resounding success and great promise for the future of ...

Regulators: Safety, welding problems at offshore wind farm

by Associated Press  (Oct. 2, 2015)

The nation's first offshore wind farm has experienced safety and welding problems, and regulators are closely monitoring construction, according to the regulatory agency that issued a permit for the work. Deepwater Wind is building a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island and began construction in July. Inspection reports about the initial weeks ...

Feds reach nearly $2B legal settlement with fertilizer maker

by Associated Press  (Oct. 1, 2015)

One of the world's largest fertilizer makers is settling a massive hazardous waste lawsuit for nearly $2 billion to help clean up pollution and upgrade leaky facilities in Florida and Louisiana, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the agreement with Minnesota-based The ...

Value chain holds key to engaging healthcare sector on sustainability

by Trucost Plc  (Sep. 29, 2015)

Healthcare organizations should build a clear business case for action to improve sustainability along the value chain, according to a whitepaper published today by Trucost and BrownFlynn. The whitepaper, entitled What Matters and Where: Managing Sustainability in the Healthcare Sector, finds that many healthcare ...

WWF: Water as a globalised resource

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Aug. 12, 2009)

WWF will be keeping up the momentum in its campaign for more countries to ratify and bring into effect the UN convention on transboundary waters (UN Watercourses Convention) to provide the basis of sustainable, equitable and peaceful sharing of waters that cross international boundaries. WWF will also take the opportunity to launch a number of ...

Agricultural water resource management

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jan. 24, 2011)

The Government’s Big Society programme aims to take power away from politicians, central government and government agencies and transfer it to community level. For water allocation and abstraction management, this will be in the context of increasing demand and decreasing summer resources due to population growth and climate change. At ...

Water Resources Fact Sheet

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 30, 2014)

The Earth Policy Institute has published a most informative Fact Sheet on the World’s Water Crisis. As Food and Water Security in a Changing World was a major topic at GLOBE 2014, this Fact Sheet is reproduced here ...

China conserves water resources

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jun. 23, 2010)

The Ministry of Water Resources of the People"s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China"s water resources. The solution is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the ...

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