environmental water management News

  • 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

  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Florida stormwater management inspectors flood Granite Environmental

    Five more qualified and certified Florida Stormwater Management Inspectors beef up Granite Environmental, giving them a grand total seven certified in-house inspectors! For two full days the participants studied and tested to complete the Florida Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector Program, held in Palm Bay, FL on February 2-3. Hal Lundsford, of the Department of Environmental ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Schlumberger Water Services Acquires Water Management Consultants

    Waterloo, Ontario, October 1, 2007 - Schlumberger Water Services (SWS)today announced the acquisition of Water Management Consultants (WMC), a leading international consulting firm in providing water management services with specialized solutions for the mining industry. WMC employs over 200 people in 9 offices on 4 continents. “The combination of WMC people, expertise and knowledge with ...


  • IDB approves $10 million for environmental management in Panama

    The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a $10 million loan for a project to modernize and strengthen Panama’s national environmental agency, ANAM. ANAM is responsible for formulating Panama’s environmental policies and monitoring compliance with environmental standards. It also manages the national system of protected areas and has oversight over the country’s water ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013

    The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013: clean environment of tomorrow is a matter of today Russia is a rich country with its huge territory, deep rivers, forests, mineral resources containing the whole periodic table. Of course, it is true. However the large territory and the abundance of raw materials are often the major cause of our poverty, bad management ...


    By ECWATECH Ltd.

  • ArcelorMittal USA Selects Enviance to Manage Environmental Initiatives

    Enviance, Inc., a global provider of Environmental ERP (EERP) solutions that measure, manage, report and reduce environmental and regulatory risks, today announced that ArcelorMittal USA (NYSE: MT) has selected its cloud-based software to manage data for air emissions, greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory, material safety data sheets (MSDS), water and waste. ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Nestle commits to responsible water management

    With the 20th Annual World Water Week underway, Nestle in the United States is reaffirming its commitment to responsible water management business practices. "Water availability - both quantity and quality - touches our business in a number of ways," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "As part of recognition of World Water Week, Nestle in the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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