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  • 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

  • Waters New Preparative SFC Columns Designed to Aid Purification Scale-Up Methods

    Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) expanded its ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • At last water is opening up to competition

    The ‘Market Blueprint’ is a key step to bringing full competition to the water market and choice to business customers. This consultation paper is part of the ‘Open Water Programme’ set up on behalf of the Government to ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • 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

  • Flying robots on the up and up

    Ten teams from the US, Brazil, Holland and Australia designed and built their own UAVs to qualify for the search and rescue event. After testing, two teams were left to attempt the challenge of locating a fictional missing character, a mannequin dubbed 'Outback Joe’ sitting a few kilometres from the airport, and delivering him a water bottle – all of it autonomously: no pilots, no ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • $7.5m water project set up for Timor-Leste

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help the Government of Timor-Leste improve water supplies in the capital, Dili. The Dili Urban Water Supply Sector Project will provide good quality water, continuously for 24 hours a day, to approximately 30% of all Dili households, businesses and institutions. Most target beneficiaries come from poor or low income households. Experience shows that easy ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • 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

  • Mass clean-up brings confidence over water supplies

    One of the chief concerns among aid workers in the wake of Cyclone Nargis was polluted ponds, the only source of drinking water for many villagers. However, Lwin Maung, in Thonegwa, in Yangon Division, told IRIN he was confident that despite the approaching end to this year's rainy season, residents had already cleaned and refilled enough ponds to provide the household needs for the village's ...


    By IRIN Association

  • 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 ...

  • German drinking water survey shows up metals in households with children

    Drinking water is a staple in nutrition. Statutory requirements stipulate that drinking water may not prove grounds for adverse health concerns. It must reach all households in impeccable quality. The quality of household drinking water can, however, be poorer than what the water works discharge. Data from the German Environmental Survey for Children (KUS) carried out by the Federal Environment ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA helps California’s Redwood Valley County Water District prepare for a changing climate

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping the Redwood Valley County Water District, in Mendocino County, Calif. assess the risks they face from climate change and to take actions that increase resilience. The Water District and more than 20 other communities nationwide will each receive up to $30,000 in training and technical assistance to identify assets, threats, and adaptation ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Population growth makes a water-tight case for desalination in the UAE water and wastewater sector, says Frost & Sullivan

    The United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) rapid economic and population growth over the last couple of decades has put immense pressure on its water resources. Currently, the country has a population of 5.1 million, and continues to grow at a rate of 3.28 per cent. To meet the water demands of this escalating population and improve water connectivity, the government is looking at viable options such as ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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 ...

  • 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 SERIES

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