off-grid water News

  • Getting off the water grid greenTech media

    Solar panels have allowed consumers and commercial users to wean themselves off the grid. Miox wants to have a similar effect in water. The company, which makes onsite water purification systems, is looking at ways to promote its technology for gray water remediation and water recycling. In most parts of the U.S., consumers and businesses send their gray water -- i.e., water that"s been used for ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Innovative Wastewater Treatment Plant in Victorville, Calif. Aims to Go Off-the-Grid

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined the Bureau of Reclamation, the California Energy Commission, and Congressman Col. Paul Cook at the ceremonial start of Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority’s carbon-neutral energy project located at their wastewater treatment facility in Victorville, Calif. The facility aims to go off-the-grid, creating energy using tons of ...

  • Charlotte AD Facility Achieves COD

    Blue Sphere Corporation–(OTCQB: BLSP) (the “Company”, “Blue Sphere”, “we”, “our” or “us”), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) that is globally active in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets, released today that the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility that it has been developing in ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • Developer cites demise of tax incentive in abandoning off-grid plan in Astoria, NY

    Dana Rubinstein reports in Politico that the Durst Organization is abandoning a $43 million plan for an energy-independent development on the Astoria waterfront, citing the collapse of a controversial tax incentive program as the reason. The expiration of the state tax incentive, known as 421-a, “submarined” the ...

  • Intersolar 2011: Off-grid specialist Phaesun GmbH presents the new stand-alone pump inverter PN-AP

    Phaesun´s new PN-AP is a three-phase, variable frequency pump inverter with a power output from 1.1 to 5.5 kilowatts. The PN-AP can power a wide range of standard pumps and makes a battery back-up unnecessary. Integrated MPP trackers ensure that the device finds the maximum power point of the solar generator at any time. The maximum efficiency of the new device is 97 percent. Phaesun will ...


    By Phaesun GmbH

  • 10 years’ company anniversary of Phaesun GmbH celebrated in the framework of first „Off-Grid Experts“ Event

    Solar enterprise Phaesun GmbH situated in Memmingen celebrated their „10 years of Phaesun and more than 500 years of Off-Grid experience“ anniversary on September 30 and October 1 together with their customers and 13 international manufacturers of the solar trade. On this occasion, the Off-Grid experts organised a two days’ exhibition with accompanying workshops. All in all, the ...


    By Phaesun GmbH

  • “Radical Sustainability” Experts Join Seven Directions To Build Big Sky, Montana´s First Off-The-Grid Home Called an Earthship

    Seven Directions, a lifestyle brand focused on personal sustainability, announced today its partnership ...


    By PRWeb

  • Smart Grid for Water Vs the Electric Smart Grid

    In the run up to the World Water-Tech North America, we will be sharing with you contributions from pioneers in the Water-Tech industry. This week, FATHOM share insights from their latest whitepaper on The Smart Grid for Water and how it differs from the electric smart grid in design, ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Hot off the press: World Water Week report!

    The countdown to 2015 World Water Week has started: today SIWI launched Water for Development – Charting a Water Wise Path, prepared as input to the world’s most important annual meeting for water and development issues. Water is crucial for human sustenance, health and dignity; as a driver for business; for food and energy security; and for the ecosystems upon which our ...

  • AWWA kicks off drinking water week 2011

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA), the authoritative resource on safe water, today kicked off Drinking Water Week 2011, an annual celebration of our most precious natural resource. Throughout the week, AWWA and its partners will celebrate water by recognizing the essential role it plays in our daily lives, with special attention to the future of water, water infrastructure and the ...

  • Oil companies frack in coastal waters off Calif.

    Companies prospecting for oil off California's coast have used hydraulic fracturing on at least a dozen occasions to force open cracks beneath the seabed, and now regulators are investigating whether the practice should require a separate permit and be subject to stricter environmental review. While debate has raged over fracking on land, prompting efforts to ban or severely restrict it, offshore ...


    By Associated Press

  • Singapore International Water Week kicks off

    While the economic downturn and heat wave might be casting shadows on the June school holidays, an upcoming action-pack event at the Marina Barrage this weekend on 20 and 21 June the inaugural Singapore International Water Festival (SIWF) should provide some welcome relief. This is also the first time the SIWF 2009 will be held in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week, in ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • GE’s World Water Tour Kicks Off in Las Vegas

    Guest Speakers from EPA and Southern Nevada Water Authority to Discuss Water Challenges & Solutions  TREVOSE, PA — Michael Deane, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  Senior Policy Advisor, Infrastructure Finance and Kay Brothers, Deputy General Manager of Engineering and Operations for the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) will be keynote speakers at the ...


  • Pennsylvania American Water Kicks off 2012 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program

    Pennsylvania American Water today announced that applications are being accepted for its 2012 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide college scholarship assistance to students who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding students living in Pennsylvania American Water’s ...


    By American Water

  • Urban Waters Middle Rio Grande Kick-Off Activities

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Interior (DOI), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bernalillo County are meeting with state, local, and tribal governments to discuss the implementation of the Urban Waters (UW) project. The project will address water issues and environmental justice in ...

  • Water Company Installs Ultrasonic System to Kill off Algae

    ULTRASONIC sound waves are being used to kill off algae at an East Dorset reservoir. Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has installed an ultrasonic algae control system at Longham Lakes. The system, supplied by Dutch company LG Sound, is used widely in mainland Europe but is the first to be installed by an English water company. It uses underwater ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Tennessee American Water Partners with Others for Drug Drop-Off Event

    Tennessee American Water joins other community partners for a Drive-By Drug Disposal program. The event will be held at the East Chattanooga Weed and Seed Office, 1502 McCallie Avenue, Saturday, April 30. Residents are encouraged to bring their unused and unwanted prescriptions and over-the-counter medications for proper disposal by law enforcement officials ...


    By American Water

  • Marine projects must get off drawing board and into the water - Hendry

    The UK’s ambitious marine energy revolution could be further enhanced by support and cooperation at an international level, Energy Minister Charles Hendry said today. His call came as EU member states published a report calling for funding and support from the EU Commission to drive forward marine energy. The UK has already set out ambitious plans to make the UK a leading destination to ...

  • Oil-in-water measurements on off-shore platforms, in refineries or wastewater treatment facilities

    The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers, manufactured by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. are specifically designed for easy, on-site measurement of total oil and grease (TOG), total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH), and fats, oil and grease (FOG) concentration levels in produced water on off-shore platforms or wastewater in refineries or treatment facilities. Typical analysis time is under 15 minutes, including ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Ecosystem markets take off

    While global financial markets crumble, a new form of markets is on the rise. Ecosystem markets, exchanges of nature's various services, are adding new dimensions to conservation. In addition to using regulation to restrict development, more countries are turning to the invisible hand of the market to protect biodiversity, clean waterways, and fight climate change. In a nutshell, market-based ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

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