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AWWA`s Annual Conference & Exposition professional sessions focus on Total Water Solutions

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (May 20, 2015)

The American Water Works Association and its local section partner, the California-Nevada Section, have compiled a professional program for this year’s Annual Conference & Exposition that will focus on Total Water Solutions® to address the changing needs of the global water community. ACE15 will take place ...

Why climate change demands the reform of our financial system

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 22, 2015)

Harnessing the global financial system to deliver climate security, reduce the risks of high carbon assets, and scale up capital for the low carbon transition is possible, but will only happen with a comprehensive, system-wide approach to financing – including the $37 trillion of energy infrastructure – in the next two decades. ...

Efficient Resource Use Key to New Industrial Revolution in Asia Pacific, report says

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 19, 2015)

Wasteful use of resources in Asia-Pacific countries is undermining their ability to sustain economic growth in future, but there is great potential for low-carbon and resource-efficient growth, according to a UNEP report released at the First Asia Pacific Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities. Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to ...

New Interactive Map and Report Emphasize Need for Greater National Investment in State Water Resources Programs

by National Association of State Foresters  (Apr. 27, 2015)

In recognition of Earth Day, the National Association for State Foresters (NASF) has released a report on forestry best management practices (BMPs) for water quality, accompanied by an  ...

Better Resource and Energy Efficiency `begins at home`

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Apr. 20, 2015)

Buildings last longer than almost all other types of products and the world around them can be expected to undergo great change during their lifetime. In the next 15 years, two billion more people are expected to move to the world's cities, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The built environment is rapidly changing, contributing to ...

Envirochemie with a Growing Focus on Process Water

by EnviroChemie GmbH Technology for Water  (May 19, 2015)

Industrial customers throughout the world increasingly demand integrated modular systems for the treatment of fresh water and process water, water circulation systems and wastewater. In response, EnviroChemie has expanded its process water division. Integrated systems not only produce the required water quality, but the potential for ...

Sustainable management of water in an arid region: water supply measures compared

by European Commission, Environment DG  (May 8, 2015)

Water shortages in water stressed regions can be alleviated by building large infrastructures, such as water transfer systems or saltwater desalination plants, which increase the supply of water. However, a new study, which compares the environmental impact of water supply alternatives in a region of Spain, concludes that reducing water use, ...

Ahead of World Water Day, UN Calls for Better Management of Water Resources

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Mar. 20, 2015)

The planet is facing a 40 per cent shortfall in water supply by 2030, unless we dramatically improve the management of this precious resource. This is the unavoidable conclusion reached in the 2015 United Nations World Water Development Report, "Water for a Sustainable World" launched today in time for World Water Day which will be celebrated on ...

AWWA and Water Community encourage Protecting Water Infrastructure as Drinking Water Week concludes

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (May 8, 2015)

As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in urging consumers to evaluate how they currently value, use and access water, and how to protect it into the ...

AWWA and water community highlight the importance of conserving water supply during Drinking Water Week

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (May 7, 2015)

As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are establishing the importance of conserving water resources. Because many regions of North America are currently facing drought conditions, ...

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