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  • AWWA announces speakers for ACE17 in Philadelphia

    The American Water Works Association announced today that Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken and a panel of water industry leaders will speak at the association’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), to be held June 11-14 in Philadelphia. Three ...

  • Increasing Aridity and Land-use Overlap Have Potential to Cause Social and Economic Conflict in Dryland Areas

    Climate change combined with overlapping high-intensity land uses are likely to create conditions detrimental to the recreation economy, wildlife habitat, water availability and other resources in hyper-arid landscapes, or drylands, in the future, according to a recent paper published in Ecosphere.  Drylands ...

  • VelocityEHS Named Best Software for EHS Management and MSDS Management by ISHN Readers

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced it has won two Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. VelocityEHS took top honors in the EHS Management Software category for its environmental management capabilities, while its MSDSonline chemical ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • CH2M provides construction management for Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site remedial action

    Honeywell has selected CH2M for remedial construction management at the Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site. The site, located in Edgewater, New Jersey, is one of the largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind. Edgewater's industrial history, which dates back to the 1880s, left behind contaminated soil, river sediments and groundwater. Partnering on the remediation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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

  • Lead in EU drinking water

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health examines the presence of lead in drinking water in the EU and the problems with obtaining accurate data. The authors estimate that about 25% of EU households will have a lead pipe, meaning that around 120 million people are potentially exposed to health risks. Before the 1970s, water suppliers would only consider corrective action if lead ...


  • Meet the Water Industry’s Leading Women

    At this Fall’s World Water-Tech North America summit in Toronto, we’re looking forward to hearing from some of the leading women in the water industry. ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Leading global water organizations launch new journal

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF), WateReuse Association (WRA), and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) today announced the launch of a new trade and professional journal, World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination™. The collaborative journal, designed to address the growing informational, technical and operational needs of global water reuse and desalination professionals, will ...

  • CSR may lead to review of water treatment methods

    As environmental pressures grow on companies and organisations and as environmental care and compliance is now often a main Board Director's responsibility so water treatment methods will come increasingly under scrutiny. Most water treatment methods involve the discharge into waterways drains and rivers of chemicals .. either Sodium Chloride ( salt) as a function of water softening ...

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

  • Water leaders explore lead line replacement strategies

    More than 100 water utility leaders from throughout the United States and Canada gathered Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to share strategies for removing the lead service lines that connect millions of older homes to water mains. Hosted by the American Water Works Association, the event took place during ...

  • Mouchel to lead water industry review of ‘smart’ metering

    Consulting and business services group Mouchel has been appointed by UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) to lead an industry-wide review in to smart metering. The Government has recently announced its smart meter initiative for the energy sector and confirmed the target of universal smart metering across the UK by 2020. Energy suppliers face challenging efficiency and carbon targets and increasing ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • Randy Record Elected to Lead Statewide Water Group

    Members of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) have elected Randy Record, a longtime director of Eastern Municipal Water District, to a two-year term as president of the statewide group. John Coleman, a member of the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors, was elected vice president. The two will take office in January. The ...


    By ACWA Services Ltd

  • Germany to replace all lead water pipes

    Water containing lead not suitable for infants, toddlers, and pregnant mothers It has been known for years that lead is harmful to health, yet water pipes made of lead are still widespread in many older buildings.  The result can be increased lead concentrations in drinking water, in some cases above the limit value of 10 microgrammes lead/litre of drinking water (µg/L) in effect as of ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Leading the way in wastewater management

    Australian leader in sewage treatment technology, Suncoast Waste Water Management is also the manufacturer of Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment Systems. Suncoast Waste Water Management has served the needs of isolated communities, mining locations and various other projects not connected to the municipal sewage treatment system for more than two decades. During that time, Suncoast Waste Water ...

  • Getting Lead Out of the Home

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is set aside to educate parents and children about the dangers of lead exposure, especially lead-paint hazards in housing. As part of the observance, many states and communities will offer free lead screening, and conduct education and awareness events. Lead exposure among young children has been drastically reduced over the last three decades due to ...

  • Leading Edge with Processing Technology

    On 5 August, the "Longchamps" biomethane plant in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France went live. Thus, 70 standard m3/h are now continually supplied to the natural gas grid of the French gas distributor GrDF (Gaz réseau Distribution France). Plant operator David Peterschmitt uses about 6,000 t of agricultural leftovers a year for the production of biogas from anaerobic ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • GreaseTrapSupply - The Leading Online Suppliers

    The use of grease traps or inceptors is a modern way to maintain hygiene and cleanliness. Grease interceptors serve to help protect municipal sewer, drainage and water treatment facilities from being obstructed, damage or disabled from fat-, oil-, grease-laden wastewater discharged by commercial or residential kitchen. The grease traps are strongly recommended for removing and retaining grease ...


  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

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