water innovation News

  • EBS Partners with Microbe Detectives to improve wastewater performance in food, chemical, paper and petroleum industries

    Environmental Business Specialists, LLC (EBS), a Louisiana-based independent wastewater consulting and training company, and Microbe Detectives LLC, a Wisconsin-based pioneer in metagenomic services, today announced a multi-year partnership. Through the partnership, the two companies will collaborate to advance ...


    By Melbourne Water

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Water: the need for innovation is urgent

    Ladies and gentlemen It is a great pleasure to be here with you at this first annual conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water. Unfortunately I could not spend more time with you here today as my presence was required in Strasbourg. I am sure you understand that I must give priority to my accountability to the European Parliament. However, I have been informed that you ...

  • Mine water and innovative thinking

    The IMWA 2010 Symposium is jointly hosted by the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) and Cape Breton University. This international conference, to be held from 5th to 9th September in Syndey (NS, CA), will enable persons with an interest in mine water issues to learn firsthand how 21st century mine water challenges are being tackled. Delegates will enjoy a first-class technical program ...

  • €40 million for innovations in water

    An important step was taken today in developing solutions for the major challenges Europe faces in managing water. The Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) adopted by the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water, chaired by Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik sets out priority areas where solutions are needed. Action Groups will now draw up tools and mechanisms to promote ...

  • Marrone Bio Innovations Honored for Innovative Water Technology

    MBI named a 2011 Top 50 Water Company by The Artemis Project™ Davis, California (May 17, 2011) - Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project™ as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI’s product Zequanox™ as one of the most promising, innovative technologies coming to the marketplace. Zequanox is ...

  • Marrone bio innovations honored for innovative water technology

    Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project™ as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI’s product ...

  • Marrone Bio Innovations Honored for Innovative Water Technology

    Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project™ as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI's product Zequanox™ as one of the most promising, innovative technologies coming to ...

  • Incubating innovation

    Since its inception last year, the technology centre for Keppel Seghers Belgium has been busy with projects. The Belgium-based outfit is currently running six projects, including the testing of flat sheet modules, membranes and domestic wastewater pretreatment processes. Two small pilots of fluidised bed cleaners will also be operational in the near future. With its fully equipped hall for ...


    By Keppel Seghers

  • Opportunities and challenges in water and wastewater innovation

    The Cleantech Group has released an informative whitepaper covering the findings from their September invitation-only Water Innovation Summit. The report touches on the utility perspective on innovation, smart water networks, financing innovation, sustainable water management in the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Innovation fund for water and waste technologies

    Suez Environnement is launching Blue Orange, its innovation investment fund to accompany the commercial and industrial development of fledgling firms developing innovative technologies in the environmental services sector and more specifically water and waste management. As Jean-Louis Chaussade, Suez Environnement 's Chief Executive Officer, confirms: "With this innovation investment fund, Suez ...


    By Suez Environnement

  • Wanted, innovative water project for Switzerland

    The Swiss Mountain Water Award is an innovation competition for water-related projects, which has been held four times so far. It rewards water-related projects which provide a sustainable contribution to added value in the Swiss mountains. The deadline for submitting innovative projects is 15 April 2008. The total value of the prizes is 60,000 Swiss francs. Possible ideas for projects are the ...


  • Innovations and solutions in water/sanitation (2/2/11)

    Tomorrow is the first forum in our 2011 Global CSR Issue Series, and the focus is on safe water and sanitation solutions around the globe. Can't attend in person? A live stream will be available here during the event, and you can tweet your questions for the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Water security drives innovation throughout the APAC region

    Water security has joined climate change at the top of nearly every country’s list of priorities. More innovation is needed, particularly in Asia, to meet demands for sustainable water. Asia is home to more than half the world’s population. Many live in underdeveloped, rural areas, while others live in massive megacities. Some countries in the Asia Pacific region, such as ...


    By Kemira Water Solutions, Inc.

  • Innovation `must consider water, energy and land jointly`

    More technological innovation is needed to fight growing resource scarcity, but it will only be successful in achieving sustainable development if it considers the use of water, energy and land as interdependent issues, according to a European report. Investment in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Commission recognises innovative water management solutions

    The European Commission has announced the winners of this year's European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards. The six winning organisations showed excellence in respecting and safeguarding the environment, and in applying innovative solutions to improve their water management. The awards were handed out at a ceremony in Brussels last night. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: ...

  • Developing innovative solutions to our water challenges

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining me again today at the third meeting of the Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership on Water. It's just one year since we formally launched the EIP. Now, we can already show the first results of our efforts: We developed and adopted our Strategic Implementation Plan last December, providing us with a joint agenda on priority areas ...

  • Indian sanitation innovator receives Stockholm Water Prize

    'The correlation between sanitation and disease is dramatic and unmistakable,' said Anders Berntell, Executive Director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). 'Yet, at the current rate of progress, we are going to miss the Millennium Development Goal for sanitation by more than 700 million people, leaving still 2.4 billion people without adequate sanitation by 2015, about the same ...

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