water resources News

9144 Results found
  • Keyword: water resources ×

Abengoa and AWT to develop the world’s first solar-powered desalination plant, in Saudi Arabia

by Abengoa  (Jan. 21, 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 by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia. AWT ...

Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

by Tetra Tech  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of ...

A clean, healthy and safe human environment calls for strong policy today

by Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The Netherlands is still not fully prepared for the far-reaching chances in demography, climate, biodiversity and resource availability that may become reality over the coming decades. In order to achieve targets later, we need policy today. This cannot be done without a certain 'transition pain'. Director-General Maarten Hajer presented the Dutch ...

New Report Identifies Key Innovations to Bridge Sustainable Development Investment Gap

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jan. 21, 2015)

A new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies critical innovations in the US$300+ trillion global financial system, which, if brought to scale, could help close the widening sustainable development investment gap. The report is being launched at the World Economic Forum at Davos - at the outset of what ...

Wastewater Educational Resources

by Environmental Services by Daniel L. Theobald  (Dec. 28, 2014)

Wastewater Wizard Featured YouTube Video: ‘Math Solutions’ Video-PlayList Math Solu ...

Lower your overheads in 2015 with free support from Resource Efficient Wales

by Carbon Trust  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Organisations in Wales could be cutting thousands of pounds from energy, water and waste costs thanks to free advice and support provided by the Carbon Trust and WRAP Cymru under the Welsh Government’s new Resource Efficient Wales service. Businesses and ...

EPA Helps Protect New Mexico’s most Irreplaceable Resource—Water

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 16, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping to protect drinking water in New Mexico with a grant to the New Mexico Environment Department. The $605,300 grant will go toward implementing, maintaining and evaluating water systems in the state. Millions of Americans receive drinking water every day from their public water systems. EPA ...

Organizations Pledge Support, Align Resources with Urban Waters Federal Partnership

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 3, 2014)

A broad coalition of 27 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including The Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, and The Conservation Fund has pledged to support the Urban Waters Federal Partnership as it works to restore waterways and revitalize communities across the country. The NGOs will align resources, funding, and expertise with federal ...

Protecting a Vital Resource for Safe and Healthy Communities: EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 16, 2014)

Across the country and throughout the Heartland, most people take it for granted: Turn the tap to quench your thirst, and you can be reasonably assured that your water is clean and safe to drink. It’s an assurance greatly bolstered by the Safe Drinking Water Act, a landmark environmental protection law passed by Congress 40 years ago today. ...

Water crises seen as a top threat in next decade

by SciDev.Net  (Jan. 20, 2015)

Pressure on fresh water resources may be the main global threat in the next decade, but the world is failing to mitigate the risk and avoid a crisis, according to a survey of leaders from business, government, universities, international organisations and NGOs by non-profit foundation the World Economic Forum (WEF). Published in its Global ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you