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  • Water sector prepares investments

    More than 60% of decision makers in water management is planning to invest in 2010. Favorite categories of investment are monitoring and analysis instruments (33.3% of the respondents), software (27.9% of the respondents) and wastewater treatment equipment (25.6% of the respondents, according to the outcome of a survey held by WaterLink International. Related equipment such as pumps, filtration ...

  • On-site analysis of cannabis potency using Infrared spectroscopy

    Cannabis is increasingly being recognised for its therapeutic value. This has led to a reduction in its regulation, and even its legalisation, by many different governments. As cannabis production becomes legalised and regulated it is important that manufacturers can assess the chemical content and potency of their plants. The value of cannabis in the control of pain, spasm and a range of ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Crews in Fargo Prepare Sandbags in Preparation for Possible Flooding

    Crews in Fargo, North Dakota, have reportedly begun filling up to one million sandbags in preparation for possible flooding. Some experts have predicted that the Red River may soon reach 20 feet above flood stage. If flooding does occur, it’s important that any structures that suffer water damage be dried out as soon as it is safe to do so. Failure to remove contaminated ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Preparing for tomorrow`s world

    As dilemmas go, this is as tough as it gets. Between now and 2050, predictions suggest that yearly rainfall in Ghana could plummet to 60% less than it is today or increase by as much as 49%. How can the government of a resources-restrained West African nation deal with such overwhelming uncertainty in planning for the future? How decide, for example, where to focus agricultural development, and ...

  • Azerbaijan prepares flood protection

    The government of Azerbaijan has entered into a contract with engineering consultancy Royal Haskoning and research institute Deltares, to prevent more devastating floods as experienced by the country during spring 2010. The agreement is part of an initiative of cooperation between the Netherlands and Azerbaijan that will see improvements to water management and ...

  • Preparing biodiversity for climate change

    Environment Minister Peter Garrett and Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, today released Australia’s Biodiversity and Climate Change: a strategic assessment of the vulnerability of Australia’s biodiversity to climate change. Opening the International Congress of Ecology in Brisbane today, Mr Garrett said the report provided more compelling evidence of the need to protect ...


    By Australian Government

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

  • Marine Waste Water Discharges 2008 Conference in preparation

    Dear Colleagues, Now, MWWD 2006 belongs to the “past conferences” and, as announced in Antalya, we have started to prepare the 2008 event. We have worked to draw the conclusions of the recent conference which, despite some withdrawals and a few “no shows”, have been positive. The MWWD and IEMES 2006 information are available under the links “MWWD CONFERENCES 2000, 02, 04, 06” and “PAST IEMES ...

  • New maps to help prepare for flooding

    Improved flood maps published today show a reduction in the number of people classed at risk of surface water flooding and will help communities and businesses protect their properties from flooding. The maps show areas of the country at risk of flooding from rivers and the sea as well as new national scale maps of surface water flooding, making them some of the most comprehensive anywhere in the ...

  • GTI Prepares for Mega-Cover in Melbourne

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to join forces with the John Holland/ KBR Joint Venture to construct and install a new lagoon cover for Melbourne Water’s Western Treatment Plant (WTP) in Werribee, Victoria, Australia. The 7.6 hectare (19 acre) cover replaces a previous cover ...

  • Communities urged to prepare for coastal flooding

    Communities along the north east coast of England, including Yorkshire and the north coast of Norfolk, should prepare for the risk of coastal flooding. The Environment Agency and Met Office are forecasting that gale-force winds and large waves will combine with spring tides and a large surge later on Thursday and through Friday. This brings a risk of significant coastal flooding. Areas at ...

  • Coating shafts: substrate preparation perfected

    For an effective and long-lasting – and hence economical – shaft coating, careful and thorough cleaning and preparation of the substrate is essential. HERMES Technologie, had been successfully developing coating procedures using ERGELIT dry mortars for over 20 years, launching the M-Coating process on the market in the late 1990’s, and very quickly complementing it with an ...


    By HERMES Technologie Ltd.

  • Are businesses prepared for a resource constrained world?

    The leaders of many global companies remain unprepared for the effects of dwindling natural resources, according to new research from the Carbon Trust. The study involved 475 senior executives in Brazil, China, Korea, UK and USA. It shows that many are not prepared to look at the issue of resource shortages now and believe they will not need to make significant changes in their business ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ENER-G prepares to pump up the returns on low carbon heating

    ENER-G prepares to pump up the returns on low carbon heating Installing ground and water source heat pumps has become more financially attractive for organisations of all types, thanks to the government’s commitment to incentivise sustainable low carbon heating technology under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.   The RHI, which is scheduled to be ...


    By ENER-G

  • Europe must prepare for extreme weather

    Extreme weather, high winds and flooding are causing increasing disruption and damage in European cities, and local authorities and scientists are being warned that they need to act together to lessen the impact. Because storms do not respect country borders, regional long-term weather forecasting needs to be developed so that early warnings can be given for all areas that may be in the path of ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Preparations well underway for SMAGUA 2010, a big date for water and irrigation technologies

    Preparations for the 19th edition of SMAGUA, the International Water and Irrigation Exhibition, are well underway. The fair will bring together the leading enterprises in the water and water technology sectors at the Zaragoza Trade Fair Centre from 2 to 5 of March 2010. The 9th edition of The Environment Exhibition will be held in conjunction with SMAGUA. The Steering Committee is working ...


    By Feria de Zaragoza

  • Solar Water Heaters -- South Africa Preparing for the Double Boom

    The solar water heater market in South Africa has recorded phenomenal growth during the past four years expanding from less than 20 suppliers in 1997 to more than 400 by the beginning of 2011, finds Frost & Sullivan, the global market intelligence and growth consulting company. In line with global trends, South Africa's domestic water heating market is moving away from traditional water ...


    By Marketwire

  • Water footprints make a splash

    If the full water requirements of a morning roast are calculated - farm irrigation, bean transportation, and the serving of the coffee - one cup requires 140 liters of water. This notion of a product's 'water footprint' is gaining traction. Defined as the total volume of freshwater required to produce a nation's goods and services, the tool tracks domestic water demand and the impact of ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Preparation Environment Council, 17 December 2012

    The final Environment Council under the Cyprus Presidency will be held in Brussels on 17 December. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will represent the European Commission. After the adoption of the 'A' points, ministers will begin with Council conclusions on the Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's Water Resources recently adopted by the ...

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