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  • The current state of desalination

    Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of the International Desalination, our strategic partner Global Water Intelligence, and World Congress host TechnoPark, I want to thank you for joining us as we announce the latest desalination inventory and explore current and projected trends in our industry. I am pleased to report that the desalination market continues to grow. According to the ...

  • Oil slick in loop current

    A small portion of the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the Loop Current in the form of light to very light sheens. According to NOAA, in the time it will take for oil to reach the Florida Straits the pollutants will be highly weathered and both the natural process of evaporation and the application of chemical dispersants would have significantly reduced oil volume NOAA spill ...

  • IWC Masters Scholarships - currently open

    The International WaterCentre’s Masters Scholarships are now open to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in 2013. Several full-tuition scholarships will be awarded to candidates who clearly demonstrate potential to become future water leaders. Using problem-based and experiential learning, students create and implement integrated solutions to real-world water and ...

  • Global Water Technologies Upgraded to Current Information on OTC Markets

    Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) has been upgraded from "Limited Information" to "Current Information", which is the highest tier for non-reporting pink sheet companies on the OTC Markets. "This completes an extensive effort to provide adequate current information for our shareholders," said CEO Erik Hromadka. "Now that we have completed this important ...

  • Solarbrook Water & Power Provides a Progress Update on Several Current Developments

    CARY, NC - Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) is pleased to provide an update on several key developments currently in progress. The company has completed its financials for fiscal year end 2009 and the first quarter of 2010. The financials have been submitted to Solarbrook's legal counsel as part of its review process and will be published on www.pinksheets.com shortly. ...


  • Solarbrook Water & Power Provides an Update on Current Projects and Joint Ventures

    (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation is pleased to provide a monthly update on the status of its current and recently completed projects and joint ventures. The company announced it is in the process of designing on two new projects in Wake County, NC. The two Alga and Aeration systems will consist of four units and will further expand Solarbrook Water and Power's market ...


  • Ford Motor Company to present current and future water reuse technology at conference

    Scheduled to present on Friday, November 14, 2008 at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Orlando, FL, USA, Bill Gaines of Ford Motor Company will discuss and examine water-consuming processes and their water quality requirements, current economically justified water reuse technologies, emerging issues and present and future applications.“With over 100 leading industry executives expected to attend, this ...


    By Smithers Rapra

  • ANDRITZ to supply tidal current turbines to MeyGen, Scotland

    ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from MeyGen Ltd. to supply three 1.5-megawatt tidal current turbines to the planned tidal array in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth, Scotland. Tidal current turbines are anchored to the sea bed in coastal waters and driven by rising and falling tides. Commissioning of the three turbines is ...


    By ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest

  • Past environmental pressures affect current biodiversity loss

    The negative effects of human activity on biodiversity may not be fully realised for several decades, or even a century for some species, new research suggests. Conservation efforts may need to be much increased to prevent declines of wildlife populations as a result of environmental pressures that occurred many years ago, say the study’s authors. Biodiversity in Europe is under threat from ...

  • Seminar on current challenges facing hydropower development in Europe

    The Seminar on Current Challenges Facing Hydropower Development in Europe: Reserved flow, River Basin Management Plans & Certification for Hydro is held in Brussels from 1-2 October 2009. The aim of this seminar is to provide a platform for discussion between all parties on topics such as The reserved flow seen from authority-producer level perspectives as well as demonstrated by case ...

  • Generating renewable energy from ocean and river currents

    A device designed to capture and convert energy from ocean and river currents has been developed to provide a source of clean and renewable energy. The designers suggest that energy produced by the device will be cheaper than that from either solar or wind power and offer distinct advantages over standard hydropower technologies. Unlike other forms of hydropower technologies, such as turbines and ...

  • Current major flooding in US a sign of things to come

    Major floods striking America’s heartland this week offer a preview of the spring seasonal outlook, according to NOAA’s National Weather Service. Several factors will contribute to above-average flood conditions, including record rainfall in some states and snow packs, which are melting and causing rivers and streams to crest over their banks. This week, more than 250 communities in a dozen ...

  • Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation Provides Updates on Current Sales Growth and Future Developments

    CARY, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 09/02/10 -- Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) would like to provide an update on the status of several key company issues and initiatives. In the last week Solarbrook has received two purchase orders for their odor control systems. The first was made by one of Solarbrook's return customers as an expansion to an existing system previously ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solarbrook Water & Power Issues a Monthly Status Update on its Current and Recently Completed Projects

    (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation is pleased to provide a monthly update on the status of its current and recently completed projects and new business relationships. The company announced the completion of two projects in Wake County, North Carolina. One was the Wake County Eagle Ridge system upgrade, and the other was the nearby Wake County Indian Creek Overlook project. ...


  • New radar satellite technique sheds light on ocean current dynamics

    Ocean surface currents have long been the focus of research due to the role they play in weather, climate and transportation of pollutants, yet essential aspects of these currents remain unknown. By employing a new technique – based on the same principle as police speed-measuring radar guns – to satellite radar data, scientists can now obtain information necessary to understand better the ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Ahlstrom to redirect current capacity to produce transportation filtration media

    Ahlstrom, a global leader in high performance fiber-based materials, today announced that it will start to redirect capacity on a current nonwoven line in its Windsor Locks, CT, USA facility to make capacity available for filtration materials. This is an initial step in the modification of Ahlstrom's - and the world's - largest wet-laid nonwoven line. This 4.5m wide line currently manufactures ...


    By Ahlstrom Corporation

  • Marine Current Turbines aiming for first tidal energy farm in Scotland by 2013

    UK tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines, is targeting 2013 to install Scotland’s first tidal energy farm. The company, which designed and deployed the world’s first commercial scale offshore tidal stream energy system in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough, is investigating the feasibility of a tidal farm in Kyle Rhea, a strait of water between the Isle of Skye and the ...

  • Current mitigation efforts on climate change “insufficient”, say MEPs in interim report

    Pouring cold water on “scientifically unsubstantiated efforts” to discredit studies on the effects and causes of climate change, calling for additional research on the effect of biofuels, and warning that current policies are not enough to stem global warming in the long-term are the key points of the EP interim report on “the scientific facts of climate change”. The report says existing climate ...


    By European Parliament

  • Current Issue of IEC Discusses Tornado Damage and Indoor Hazards

    The May 2012 issue of Indoor Environment Connections has brought additional media attention to a video that was recently released by the IAQ Video Network.  The video, “Tornadoes: Avoiding Indoor Environmental Hazards When Rebuilding,” was produced after a record number of tornadoes hit parts of the Midwest.   In response to the ...

  • Elsevier`s Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Contributes to Global Sustainability Policy

      Journal's Special Issue Dedicated to New Policy Briefs on Sustainability Discussed at Planet Under Pressure Conference Elsevier today published a special issue of its journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. The issue publishes papers on the topics of several policy briefs that are on the agenda of the annual ...


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