domestic water supply News

  • U.K. Water Companies Address Domestic Water Shortage

    The current water shortage in southeast England is having a marked effect on water resource strategy. Many water companies are reviewing what can be done to address potential shortfalls that are predicted for the years to come. This has taken the form of both demand and supply side measures including changes in U.K. water metering policy and plans for alternative methods of water supply. ...

  • Grant applications sought for groundwater research, and developing-nation and domestic water supply, projects

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation is seeking grant applications for groundwater research projects, as well as water supply projects and educational programs in both developing nations and the United States. The NGWREF Board of Directors recently approved $15,000 for research grants, $35,000 for developing nations grants, and $10,000 for grants from the USA Groundwater ...

  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Domestic Greywater Filter Launch Offer

    AquaReuse have released a bonus half price offer for their first 100 units sold. The Domestic Greywater Filter treats wastewater to enable safe low cost reuse water fit for toilet flushing, washing machines and garden irrigation. This offer will includes supply, installation and the first years service for under $5,000 - conditions ...


    By AquaReuse PTY LTD

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • EPDM rubber liners for a wide range of industrial and domestic water containment applications

    Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) synthetic rubber liners are very effective for outdoor functions requiring long-term weathering properties. The flat sheet liner can be fabricated for lining water storage tanks, domestic garden ponds, irrigation and slurry lagoons, lakes and reservoirs. EPDM liners are also used for bespoke projects such as ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Dow ultrafiltration membranes enable reuse of domestic waste water

    In order to ensure quality reverse osmosis feed water, ShanXi DaTong Co-gen has selected DOW™ Ultrafiltration membranes for its DaTong, China co-generating plant. Despite challenges posed by high chemical oxygen demand, the ultrafiltration (UF) membranes successfully demonstrate reliable performance with product water of turbidity averaging 0.05 Nephelometric Turbidity Unit (NTU) and silt density ...


  • DECC hosts first meeting of domestic heating and hot water taskforce

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will today chair the first meeting of the Domestic Heating and Hot Water taskforce. 47% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the way we generate heat so a radical change will be needed to meet the UK’s ambitious carbon reduction targets. The taskforce has been set up to allow Government and industry to work together to find the most ...


  • Domestically Produced Propane Prominent at Virginia Energy Conference

    Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) President and CEO Roy Willis told the Second Annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Higher standards for private water supplies - Defra

    Householders and businesses who get their water from private supplies such as wells or boreholes - rather than from the public mains supply - are set to see their water quality improve. A consultation published by Defra today asks for views on how new regulations should be applied. This includes new standards, new monitoring requirements, and the action that can be taken when standards are not ...

  • GTI Covers Helping Protect California’s Water Supply

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to be contributing to California’s water recycling efforts. One of the state’s water districts recently chose a GTI retractable structurally supported cover for the chlorine contact basin at its water recycling ...

  • Zimbabwe water in short supply despite rain

    A young woman stoops by the roadside in one of Bulawayo’s poor, high density townships where a huge water-filled crater extends into the road. The sight of this woman scooping water into a pail highlights the plight of many in this city of more two million, where mains water cuts have continued this year despite the heavy rains that have been pounding Zimbabwe since last year. 'I use the water ...

  • RBF to Assist SMWD with Civil Engineering for Water Supply and Recycled Water Projects

    RBF Consulting (RBF), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR) was recently selected by Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) for a $640,000 civil engineering services contract to design new pipelines, reservoirs and appurtenant facilities to provide water and recycled water to support Rancho Mission Viejo’s new planned community which is located within SMWD’s service ...


    By RBF Consulting

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

    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, rather than increasing supplies, is a more sustainable ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: domestic investments to steer Malaysia out of troubling times ahead

    2011 saw Malaysia witness conservative growth in the environment and building technologies markets with sporadic high value and key development of projects, mainly bolstered by participation of domestic companies. According to Melvin Leong, Frost & Sullivan Program Manager for Environment & Building Technologies, "Significant contribution and participation by the private sector is needed. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • WPL Appoints New Supply Chain Manager

    Wastewater solutions provider, WPL, welcomes Dave Parkinson into the newly created role of Supply Chain Manager. The creation of this role is part of an on-going, internal improvement program that sees the implementation of a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software system that will improve efficiency within WPL’s manufacturing operations. This implementation also facilitates ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • DIY power supply: prospects for micro-generation

    With climate change at the top of the international political agenda, and energy security an increasing concern for Western nations, consumers producing their own electricity might be one ideal solution. A new study has examined current obstacles to the widespread use of micro-generation. The technology for micro-generation - small, localised energy generation close to its point of use (household ...

  • Comprehensive testing program for `Nutrient & Ammonia Removal` from domestic wastewater using EEC package plant

    To Simplify On-Site Treatment. A new unique modular containerised MBBR wastewater treatment system Called the 'High-Speed Bio Tec' designed by EEC Global Operation LLC and EEC (EUROPE) LTD South Cambridgeshire. The system is now installed for trial at Blackburn Meadows STW Sheffield, one of Yorkshire Water's prestigious sites. See right hand picture, 'New Testing System in England'. The ...


    By EEC Global Operation LLC

  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry's performance has been buoyed by high demand over the five years to 2013, according to IBISWorld industry analyst Nima Samadi. Revenue is expected to increase an average 3.0% annually to $6.4 billion during the period. Despite the recession, demand for water remained ...


    By IBISWorld

  • ADB wants more efficient use of Asia`s dwindling freshwater supplies

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has developed a draft framework for its water operations that calls for sweeping efficiency improvements and greater public-private sector partnerships to address the water crisis in Asia and the Pacific. The Draft Water Operational Framework for 2011-2020 was discussed today at the "Water: Crisis and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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