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  • Petersburg, Texas, receives grant to replace decommissioned water tank DALLAS

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $305,555 to the City of Petersburg, Texas, to increase diminished water pressure and provide additional water storage capacity. The project will allow the city to improve infrastructure for their public drinking water system by replacing a decommissioned water storage tank and maintaining sustainable, clean water that meets state and ...

  • $485,000 to city of fayetteville, Arkansas for sewer project

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, address residential sewer backups, which occur during moderate to heavy rainfall, by replacing undersized sanitary sewer pipe with larger diameter pipe. EPA awarded $485,000 to the city to ensure clean water systems and rehabilitated about 90 manholes. EPA oversees the protection of water quality, public ...

  • EPA awards over $270,000 to the city of maumelle, Arkansas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the City of Maumelle, Arkansas are continuing their efforts to create a comprehensive plan to manage wetland resources in the White Oak Bayou watershed. EPA recently awarded $277,955 to Maumelle to ensure ecological integrity of the wetlands while allowing sustainability and urban growth. EPA continues to work with state, federal and local ...

  • Green Kurita product range

    World Water Day is on March 22nd and is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. By considering our main target to support a sustainable society, Kurita has been ...


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  • $242,000 grant to Junction City, Kan., for water project (KS)

    EPA has awarded $242,000 to Junction City, Kan., for improvements to the current drinking water system. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “These water infrastructure funds will help to protect the biological quality of the water produced at the drinking water plant. The project will ensure that local residents are provided with higher quality drinking water.” The purpose of ...

  • What Customers Seek in EH&S and Sustainability Software

    The environment, health, and safety (EH&S) and sustainability software market must constantly reinvent itself. Now is an exciting time for the market, as industry analysts show untapped market potential and predict increased spending over the next three years. Software-enabled EH&S management systems are relatively immature, compared to enterprise-capable systems for financial, supply ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • USAID Awards Tetra Tech $28 Million Contract for Improved Water Management in Jordan

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $28 million, single-award contract to improve water sector management and governance in Jordan. Under the five-year project, Tetra Tech will support the Government of Jordan to achieve measurable improvements and greater sustainability of the water sector. Tetra Tech ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • $243,000 Grant to Salina, Kan., for drinking water and sewer project

    EPA has awarded $243,000 to the City of Salina, Kan., for improvements to its drinking water and sewer systems. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “By paying nearly half the cost of construction, EPA is helping save ratepayers money and provide adequate drinking water and sewer systems for residents of Salina. These water ...

  • IDB approves US$22 million loan to Bolivia for storm drainage in La Paz

    The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a US$22 million concessional loan to Bolivia for a program to improve storm drainage in La Paz. “The goal of the program is to help improve the quality of life in the city of La Paz and reduce human losses and property damage caused by severe storms,” said IDB Team Leader Coral Fernández Illescas. “The Storm Drainage Master Plan ...

  • Climate-neutral works traffic at HSM

    HSM GmbH + Co. KG, manufacturer of document shredders and baling presses, has recently started using two Smart “fortwo” cars with electronic drive. They are meant primarily for the works traffic between the sites in Frickingen and Salem and both travel about 2,000 km per month. They are charged with completely CO2-neutral electricity that HSM produces using its own photovoltaic ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • $291,000 Grant to Boone, Iowa, for sewer project (IA)

    EPA has awarded $291,000 to Boone, Iowa, for funding the final phase of a sanitary sewer replacement project. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Awarding these water infrastructure funds will help to ensure that our water systems are clean, safe and sustainable for our families, children and grandchildren. EPA is dedicated to preserving our water resources and meeting the water ...

  • $868,000 grant to clinton, Iowa, for sewer improvements

    EPA has awarded $868,000 to the City of Clinton, Iowa, for improvements to its wastewater system. The construction project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2012. EPA Region 7 Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said, “This is an investment in environmental protection and infrastructure that will provide long-term economic and health benefits. This grant will partially fund the ...

  • $485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for sewer improvements

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to the City of St. Joseph, Mo., for improvements to its combined sewer system. The sewer improvement project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2014. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “The project will reduce pollution discharges to waters of Missouri and clean the water that sustains the future of St. Joseph. These water infrastructure funds ...

  • $485,000 grant to Garner, Iowa, for sewer improvements (IA)

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to Garner, Iowa, for rehabilitation of its existing sanitary sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2011. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Garner, like many smaller Iowa communities, needs to keep upgrading its vital water infrastructure. Not only do improved sewer systems support economic growth, they are important ways ...

  • Industry bodies unphased by missing waste investment

    The leaders of two of the industry’s biggest trade bodies have said they were not disappointed by the lack of cash earmarked for the industry in the recent pre-budget report. The comments came from the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management chief executive Steve Lee and Environmental Services Association chief executive Dirk Hazell at an Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group ...

  • EPA Announces 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host the 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges & Universities in the Southeast on September 12, 2013. The event will be held at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center in Atlanta, GA. The conference is an opportunity for students, faculty members, higher education administrators, and other environmental and sustainability stakeholders ...

  • Greenstone attending the IEMA Annual Conference 2011, London

    Next week, Greenstone is attending the IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) Annual Conference, being held at Savoy Place in London. This 2-day conference will focus on how environmental professionals can play a vital role in helping an organisation to embed sustainability into their business. There is an impressive line-up of key note speakers including Fiona Ball from ...


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  • $123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project

    EPA has awarded $123,000 to the City of Wichita, Kan., for improvements to its storm sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help provide adequate storm sewer systems for Kansas cities. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund a construction project which is estimated ...

  • $485,000 grant to Topeka, Kan., for drinking water and sewer improvement projects (KS)

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to the City of Topeka, Kan., for improvements to its drinking water and sewer systems. The project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help provide safe, reliable and affordable water to Kansas communities. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund the ...

  • EPA Announces the 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host the 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast on September 12, 2014. The event will be held at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center in Atlanta, Ga. The conference is an opportunity for students, faculties, administrators and other environmental and sustainable stakeholders to develop partnerships, ...

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