environmental water management News

  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • Ocean circulation can impact on the effectiveness of marine protected areas

    Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) studying the UK’s four largest Marine Protected Areas have found that, because of the ocean’s vigorous circulation, even remote, seemingly pristine habitats, are not isolated from human activities, and may be vulnerable to pollution and overfishing impacts. In recent years, a number of large Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Air monitoring equipment endorsed by the Chinese government

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that its automated air-monitoring systems for both canister and tube sampling have been officially endorsed by the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection. This cements their long-standing reputation as high-performance, well-designed and cost-effective technologies for the analysis of volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar is on the Move!

    Industry spoke, and we listened! After surveying attendees for over two years, the decision was made to move the 2014 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar from March to September 25-26. There is added value to this move: 1) The new dates and location are a potential draw for increased attendance; 2) The Clean Water Award Judging Committee will be able to visit and judge facilities applying ...

  • Why worry about environmental management?

    According to  a recent survey, commissioned by Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal), Ireland and in particular Dublin has never been cleaner, with many areas of the capital "cleaner than European norms", so why should we be worrying about environmental management? Ireland's two major cities, Dublin and Cork, were both found to be cleaner than ever. Of the 42 urban areas that were ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Water: managing general interest

    The Academy of European Law and the Institute for German and European Water Law Management (IDEW) will organise a conference on European Water Management Law in Brussels on 23rd to 24th September 2010. The EU Water Framework Directive, adopted in 2000, provides for a number of measures to be implemented jointly by member states across borders. The third annual ...


  • Integrated water management event

    Integrated water resource management (IWRM) Karlsruhe will be held for the first time from the 24th until the 25th of November 2010 in the Karlsruhe Convention Center, Germany. Already today more than two billion people in over fourty countries are affected by water scarcity. Therefore, is the essential instrument to optimise water usage, taking the requirements of the society and the economy ...


  • Integrating water management

    Water is one resource but it has many uses. In its management are a complex and diverse range of both people and processes. In light of climate change, demographic change, economic constraints and environmental legislation, CIWEM calls for a more integrated approach to the management of water in its new briefing report on Integrated Water Management. This week Defra have committed an ...


  • Integrated water management essential

    Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test the World Bank's water resource strategy. A study released last week emphasises the importance of continuing an integrated management approach to ensure that water use is linked to water availability and that the water sector is integrated into a wide array of issues. "We can't properly tackle global priorities ...


  • Environmental Quality Services Appoints Joseph Raineri to National Sales Manager, Water Treatment & Environmental Testing

    Environmental Quality Services, Inc. (EQS), a full-service environmental testing, water treatment and waste management firm, has named Joseph Raineri as National Sales ...

  • Water Management in Mining 2011 - WA offers the opportunity for a personal demonstration of ESdat Environmental Data Management Software

    ESdat Environmental Data Management Software will be demonstrated at the Water Management in Mining Conference in Perth from the 6 – 8 December 2011 by the software developers, Earth Science Information Systems (EScIS). ESdat is used by many of the world’s leading environmental consultancies and site holders. Western Austraia is considered a key market for the ESdat software because ...

  • Reducing environmental footprint of water industry

    This year will be the fourth European Water and Waste Management Conference, the theme is 'Reducing the Environmental Footprint of the Water Industry'. It is recognised that the provision of clean drinking water and safe sanitation carries a large environmental burden and the carbon emissions from the industry are similar to that of the aviation industry. However a lot is being done to reduce ...


  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Pricing policies for efficient water management

    Researchers have developed a new method to investigate the effects of different water pricing policies at the river basin scale. The system is intended to be used when water has to be allocated to different users under conditions of water scarcity. In many parts of the world, demand for water is outstripping the availability of water. Water is increasingly seen as a scarce resource that ...

  • Antea Group Named #4 Environmental Management Firm

    ntea Group has been ranked #4 among the Top Environmental Management Firms, #16 among Top Environmental Firms Working in Non-US Locations, and #32 overall among the nation’s Top 200 Environmental Firms according to Engineering News-Record magazine. ENR's annual Top 200 Environmental Firms list ranks the 200 largest publicly and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference

    Water is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It is considered to be both cold and wet, according to Plato, it is associated with the icosahedron. It is associated with the qualities of emotion and intuition. Clean water is essential to human life. In many parts of the world, it is in short supply.Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference will act as ...


    By Services International

  • Environmentally compatible disinfection of drinking water

    Five Siemens ultraviolet (UV) disinfection plants came into operation in May in the Echthausen Water Works belonging to Wasserwerke Westfalen GmbH, Germany. They have considerably reduced the amount of chemicals used by the drinking water supplier. This process also eliminates microorganisms which cannot always be adequately controlled by other disinfection processes. These new UV plants are part ...


  • Interactive technology empowers Europeans to manage environmental change

    As part of their partnership combining cutting-edge technology and environmental data, Microsoft Corp and the European Environment Agency (EEA) have expanded their Eye On Earth portal. A new application, AirWatch provides information on air quality to more than 500 million people across Europe. For the first time, EEA brings together both measured and modelled data alongside citizens' ...

  • Myanmar (Burma): Environmental Assessment, Resource & Management Services

    SLP Environmental is pleased to announce that we now offer a comprehensive range of environmental assessment and management services throughout the fourteen states and regions that constitute the Union of Myanmar (Burma). After 50 years of isolation Myanmar is now opening up to foreign direct investment and SLP can provide specialist environmental and socio-economic services to support our ...

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