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  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • WEF, EPA and other water quality organizations renew memorandum of understanding for decentralized wastewater management

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) joined the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen water quality organizations in renewing a commitment to improving national decentralized wastewater treatment system performance by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Decentralized Wastewater Management last week in Washington, D.C. This new MOU will continue the efforts begun ...

  • Children`s village in Kenya gains access to clean drinking water

    In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to walk long distances to find water or is forced to drink contaminated water. Children in particular suffer from waterborne diseases. For the first time, an environmentally-friendly and independent water treatment plant from Trunz Water Systems offers a long-lasting solution for decentralized ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Children’s Village Diani in Kenya: access to clean drinking water

    In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to put back long distances to the next water source or is forced to drink contaminated water. Particularly children suffer from water borne diseases. For the first time an environment-friendly and independent water treatment plant of Trunz Water Systems offers a long-lasting solution ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • New Solutions for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Wastewater Improve Water Quality and Reduce Risks to Health

    Singapore -- The price and availability of water will have a similar influence on the Asian economies as oil and gas imports do today. 'Through further development of our product lines and systems for disinfection we are making a contribution to meeting the rising demand for fresh water from industry and the population,' explained Roger Radke, who is responsible for global water business at ...


  • Purifying water with Silica

    According to the European Union, a new water purification method is being developed that utilizes one of the most abundant substances on the planet, silica (SiO2).This simple and relatively cheap technology is capable of removing contaminants from water making it safe to drink and helping ensure that drinking water meets the standards of the European Drinking Water Directive. Provision of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


  • American Water Participates in U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council Meeting

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, is participating today in the 2012 ...


    By American Water

  • World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

    The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America will feature ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center today to help communities across the country improve their wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems, particularly through innovative financing and by building resilience to climate change. The center was announced as Vice President Biden and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy toured the ...

  • Blue Water Technologies Inc.: University of Idaho Technology Transfer Flush With Success

    Courtesy of the University of Idaho Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx HAYDEN, Idaho – The cutting-edge, million dollar wastewater research facility in Hayden is not the only one in the country, but, notes Remy Newcombe, “We are the only one we know of at a working municipal wastewater treatment plant.” ...

  • WEF Publishing UK Ltd. to re-launch world water & environmental engineering under new name

    WEF Publishing UK Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), will re-launch its premier international water quality magazine, World Water & Environmental Engineering, under a new name -- World Water – and with a new, attractive format that reflects its top position in the global water industry. The changes will take effect at WEFTEC®.09, WEF’s ...

  • Trunz-System for Kenya

    For the first time an independent water treatment plant of Trunz Water Systems offers a long-lasting solution for decentralized potable water supply in Kenya. In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to put back long distances to the next water source or is forced to drink contaminated water. Particularly chil- dren suffer from ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Canada’s Federal Environment minister unveils proposals for strict new Canadian wastewater regulations

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, has announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. 'Today we are taking action to protect our environment for future generations,' said Minister Prentice, 'It is not ...


    By Newterra

  • UNESCO IHE Hosts Symposium With International Ultraviolet Association & IUVA Exhibits Technology at AccaDueO in Italy

    The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) is actively exhibiting and discussing Ultraviolet (UV) Technology in Europe this spring. UV Technology disinfects water supplies and impacts the health and quality of life of individuals living in small and large communities. The IUVA EMEA Hub ...


  • Draft of strict new wastewater regulations unveiled

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, recently announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. Minister Prentice made the announcement while touring the manufacturing plant at Filter Innovations Inc. in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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