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  • Opportunities abound in the water industry amidst changing conditions

    The water industry has always been resilient in the rough economic conditions, with it being a matter of national interest and international importance, with one of its key functions being to support socioeconomic activities. With the water industry landscape rapidly changing with globalisation of economies and technologies, companies need to constantly reinvent themselves to stay ahead in the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EIB loan to improve sanitation and environmental conditions in Panama

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a USD 40 million loan to the Republic of Panama for the improvement of sanitation and environmental conditions in Panama City and bay area through wastewater treatment. The overall project will be cofinanced by the EIB, the Inter American Development Bank (IADB) and  the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), and is part of Panama’s ...

  • E-waste sector facing worsened market conditions

    This year, the international electrical and electronic goods recycling sector comes to the “International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2015” in Salzburg suffering under the impact of adverse market conditions. For many years now, the IERC has ranked among the most prestigious industry meeting places for recycling experts worldwide, but seldom were market conditions as difficult ...

  • Eco-friendly sustainable water resources solutions

    A technology services centreis an outcome of a felt need of services on “eco-friendly geotechnical & environmental solutions” for sustainable water resources solutions for industrial & agriculture farm sites / project areas by getting status checked on environmental related land & water resources. The business entrepreneurs / managers; who give emphasis on the water sources in ...

  • Water and agriculture in Canada: towards sustainable management of water resources

    Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Partnering for Sustainable Business

    Most companies have a multi-facetted interaction with wetlands: On the one hand they rely on wetlands and the services they provide, above all water security. On the other hand they have an impact on wetlands, e.g. through water use or land-use change. Wetlands regulate water quantity and quality, thus creating the conditions for economic activity and for life in general. Besides water, ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Dow Water Solutions Creates Model to Determine Lifetime of ADSORBSIA™ GTO™ Arsenic Removal Media Under Varying Water Quality Conditions

    Study to be presented at NGWA Conference MIDLAND, Mich. — Dow Water Solutions has successfully created a model that accurately determines the lifetime of adsorptive arsenic removal media based on the chemistry of the water being treated. Results of the semi-empirical study, titled “Predicting Arsenic Removal Lifetime for ADSORBSIA™ GTO™ Media,” will be presented at the 2007 National Ground Water ...

  • Sustainable Development - Is it Acheivable?

    Despite constant media coverage highlighting the ongoing battle against the effects of climate change, sustainability is not as high up the agenda as it should be. This is the main conclusion of research published today by Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions. Almost nine out of ten (85 per cent) construction professionals believe that urban flooding will ...


  • New analysis provides business case for climate-friendlier air conditioning in India

    As India rapidly expands its automobile and room air conditioning usage, which could strain the country’s electricity grid and substantially add to global warming emissions, it has a unique opportunity to “leapfrog” outdated refrigerant technology and build domestic and export industries based on more climate friendly alternatives, according to a new report released today by the ...

  • Beijing olympics - propelling sustainability

    Much has been said about China’s poor environmental record, however as the 2008 Olympics approach and with the world watching, China is making tremendous efforts to place sustainability at the forefront of its Olympic agenda. The efforts being made to ‘green’ the Beijing Olympics may help move China forward on a more sustainable path for the future. According to the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Rockville, MD. wins EPA award for sustainable drinking water service

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded the City of Rockville the Sustainable Public Health Protection Award for leadership and innovation in upgrading the Rockville Drinking Water Treatment Plant. Beginning in late 2009, the 51-year old plant was upgraded to improve operational and energy efficiency, with funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ...

  • ACCIONA Agua takes its pioneering sustainable water treatment technology to Brazil

    The Company wins its first contract -worth 25 million euros- in the country, for technical assistance in Operation & Maintenance of the Arrudas WWTP (Minas Gerais). Targets annual savings of 1.5 million euros-worth of electrical energy and 6,400 tonnes of CO2 emissions at the plant. ACCIONA Agua has entered the Brazilian market for the first time after winning a contract awarded by Copasa –the ...


    By ACCIONA S.A

  • World Water Day 2013 – Cooperation for peace, prosperity and sustainable development

    The fulfillment of basic human needs, the environment, socio-economic development and poverty reduction are all dependent on water. Cooperating around this precious resource is key for security, poverty eradication, social equity and gender equality. “Water is central to the well-being of people and the planet," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in his video message ...


    By UNESCO

  • Black & Veatch and Royal HaskoningDHV partner to deliver sustainable water solutions

    Black & Veatch has signed a teaming agreement with Royal HaskoningDHV to apply Nereda® wastewater treatment technology to projects in the United States. Developed by Royal HaskoningDHV, the innovative, sustainable solution is cost-effective, energy efficient and requires a footprint up to four times ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Monash University Ph.D. Scholarship Opportunity - Urban Water and Sustainability Transitions

    Monash University is seeking two outstanding Phd students who are interested in environmental sustainability and system transitions in the urban water sector. Read more ... Faculty / portfolio: School of Geography and Environmental Science, Faculty of Arts Location: Clayton campus Scholarship Tenure: 3 years full-time Scholarship Value: $31,000 per annum Closing ...

  • Is Europe`s freshwater use sustainable?

    We need freshwater for human consumption and economic activities such as food production and industry, but does Europe manage this valuable resource in a sustainable way? An indicator assessment published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today on World Water Day takes a look at the use of freshwater resources across Europe. The EEA indicator assessment ' ...

  • Xylem shares progress and highlights sustainability initiatives in its 2015 Sustainability Report

    As the world continues to face the challenges of climate change, a growing global population and increasing urbanization, our natural resources are at risk – especially water. As a leading global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE: XYL) is committed to solving water issues, which is a pre-condition for advancing sustainability in all forms. Today, Xylem outlined its latest progress in ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Guidance: sustainable and safe school sanitation

    To underline the importance of sustainable and safe school sanitation, HEAL member WECF, has published a guildlines on how to provide hygienic, affordable and indoor sanitation in areas without a functioning waste water system. School sanitation is an important but often neglected issue for public health. Children are most vulnerable and affected by poor sanitation conditions. Related diseases, ...

  • Models help assess biofuels` sustainability

    Many agricultural products can be converted into feedstocks for alternative fuel. Now analysis from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) suggests that they can be used this way without reducing the nation's food supply, soil production capacity or environmental quality. ARS scientists are collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS), the U.S. ...

  • Sustainable tourism in Spanish coastal resorts

    The Spanish coast is a popular destination for tourists. A recent study has assessed the sustainability of tourism in these areas and the results can be used to guide future planning decisions. Sustainable tourism, as defined by the World Tourism Organisation1, has the aim of protecting natural, social and cultural resources to ensure these resources can meet the needs of current and future ...

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