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AWWA names Tracy Mehan Executive Director of Government Affairs

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Jun. 29, 2015)

American Water Works Association Chief Executive Officer David LaFrance today announced that water policy leader G. Tracy Mehan, III has been named AWWA’s Executive Director of Government Affairs. Mehan will begin his duties in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 3, succeeding Tom Curtis in leading the association’s legislative, regulatory and ...

RPI Group is a Big Hit in Europe!

by Remediation Products Incorporated (RPI)  (Jul. 1, 2015)

"Worldwide, water scarcity coupled with water contamination increases the need for management and effective solutions to address these problems. In the ATV Foundation on Soil and Groundwater we see the AquaConSoil conference as a perfect forum for experts within the field to meet and – through knowledge Greeting exchange across borders ...

$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

by Associated Press  (Jul. 2, 2015)

Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion. Federal and state government officials touted the record-breaking $18.7 billion ...

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 ...

Agricultural water resource management

by WaterLink International  (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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Water resources management support partnership

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (May 12, 2011)

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and US Geological Survey (USGS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form an innovative partnership of federal agencies to address America's growing water resources challenges. Water resources decision makers nationwide ...

India: water resource equipment market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 12, 2008)

The total Indian water market is estimated to be over $1 billion. The government sector contributes a little more than 50 percent, with the rest of the business coming from the private industrial sector. The overall water market is growing at 10-12 percent annually, with even higher growth rates in the industrial and drinking water segments. ...

Putting water resources and communities on the map

by WaterAid  (Dec. 4, 2009)

A season of presentations and panel discussions will be taking place from December to recognise the importance of integrated water resource management at field and policy level. The Appropriate Development Panel (ADP) for the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), in collaboration with Oxfam and WaterAid, are hosting the events to highlight current ...

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