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  • A Storage Solution That Won`t Break The Bank

    The Portable Tank Group of Sebastian, FL now offers a new storage solution with their large poly tank selection ! From the beginning, they specialized in liquid storage in the form of collapsible pillow tanks . Expanding their variety of tanks, ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • Water storage requires evidence-based approach

    Coping with climate change requires a greater understanding of the options for water storage, writes hydrology expert Matthew McCartney. The lack of water is a major cause of food insecurity and poverty among the world's poorest people. But for many, the problem is not water scarcity per se, but the inability to manage rainfall variability. In Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • WPL gives schools a lesson in water management

    The RainBrian Rainwater Harvesting Package for schools, featuring a new digital teaching aid, is now available from WPL, the wastewater solutions specialist. This fully automatic system offers a choice of underground or aboveground tank plus a filter, pump and controls from WPL’s Commercial Eco Range. The ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • Cone Bottom Tanks For Biodiesel Production

    Fuel prices may have stabilised somewhat in recent months, but who would have though a few years ago that a litre of diesel would be close to £1.30? The Belfast Telegraph reports how custom officials in Northern Ireland are foiling an illicit fuel plant every 10 days, with the number having trebled in the past decade. However, despite reports that the underground fuel industry is funding ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Government proposes more steps to store Fukushima water

    A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the contaminated water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster. Officials on the Industry Ministry's contaminated water panel also said that the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant could run out of storage ...


    By Associated Press

  • Japan official vows help in resolving nuke crisis

    Japan's industry minister pledged urgent government action Monday to curb leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant. Toshimitsu Motegi told reporters that lax maintenance by the plant's operator was largely to blame for the series of leaks from storage tanks at the plant, which was damaged by a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011. "The urgency of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Some California cities seek water independence

    Drops of rain fell on Josephine Miller's 1920s bungalow - a watery relief in the midst of a punishing drought. Instead of flowing into storm drains and washing out to sea, an oversized tank harvested the precious resource to keep her thirsty citrus trees and vegetables from shriveling up on dry days. Across Santa Monica, backyard rain barrels and cisterns are becoming fashionable. Since 2010, the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Southern California World Water Forum to Tackle Local, Regional, Global Water Issues

    Students and professors from more than 40 community colleges and universities throughout Southern California will help launch an 18-month competitive grant program Friday (Oct. 7) aimed at addressing regional and global water issues. The third Southern California World Water Forum kicks off with a one-day workshop at Metropolitan Water District’s ...

  • EPA Awards the City of Santa Monica $60,000 to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced approximately $60,000 to help the City of Santa Monica design a stormwater diversion system that will be used to reduce runoff, protect water quality, and replace potable water used to irrigate parkland. “By investing in green infrastructure, Santa Monica is taking another step towards its goal of eliminating the use of imported ...

  • Southern California to save 40 billion gallons of imported water annually by 2035

    Southern California water agencies are planning the most aggressive measures in the state to reduce their reliance on water imports, according to a new analysis released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The top five agencies, the City of Santa Monica, the City of Camarillo, Ventura County Water District No. 1, the Long Beach Water Department and the Los Angeles Department of Water ...

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

    On World Water Day, UNICEF says the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens both water supply and water safety for millions of children living in drought- or flood-prone areas. In 2015 at the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, all but 663 million people around the world ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Imtech to provide Poland`s most energy-efficient Green Building with technical solutions

    Growth target for Eastern Europe set at 500 million euro by 2015 Gouda - Imtech (technical services provider in Europe) announces a contract with Capital Park Group for a project to realise Poland's most energy-efficient Green Building: Eurocentrum, an office building covering 65,000 m² in the ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

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