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  • World Oceans Day is supported by Valeport

    With World Oceans Day fast approaching on 8th June, we all have the opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the environment and the actions we take to protect it. World Ocean Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. http://www.worldoceansday.org/ In order to celebrate this special day, we have an infographic regarding global water pollution and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • EPA to help citizen scientists learn more about air and water pollution in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging individuals and community groups in the U.S. Virgin Islands to apply for grants that will allow “citizen scientists” to collect information on air and water pollution in their communities and seek solutions to environmental and public health problems. Citizen science is a form of research that enlists the public in collecting a ...

  • Water pollution of the distribution network in Calgary, Alberta

    25,000 liters of fuel have been poured into a service station in Calgary, Alberta, United States. The spill was detected when hydrocarbons were already present in the water distribution network in the municipality due to the strong odor given off. Carcinogens such as benzene, Toluene and Xylene products were found in the water system with 100 times the allowed values. With SST, the spill would ...


    By Smart Sensor Technology

  • EPA to help citizen scientists learn more about air and water pollution in New York City Communities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging individuals and community groups in New York City to apply for grants that will allow “citizen scientists” to collect information on air and water pollution in their communities and seek solutions to environmental and public health problems. Citizen science is a form of research that enlists the public in collecting a wide range ...

  • China Reports Decline in Major Pollutant Emissions

    China's emissions of major pollutants - sulfur dioxide and chemical oxygen demand (COD) - over the first nine months of the year dropped for the first time in several years, according to a senior official with the state environmental watchdog. 'Sulfur dioxide emissions in China fell a year-on-year 1.81 percent in the first three quarters, and the COD (a measure of water pollution) dropped 0.28 ...

  • FY10 Region III Wetland Program Development Grants

    The Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) for Regions, initiated in FY90, provide applicants an opportunity to carry out projects to develop and refine comprehensive wetland programs. The authority for the grant program is Section 104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) which restricts the use of these grant funds to improving wetland programs by conducting or promoting the coordination and ...

  • Water Pollution Control in China Industry Research Report - Now Available from IBISWorld

    Revenue for the Water Pollution Control industry in China is expected to total $890.7 million in 2012, says IBISWorld. In the five years through 2012, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 16.2% due to strong and increasing demand from private firms and the government. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Revenue for the ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Water Pollution Control in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    Revenue for the Water Pollution Control industry in China is expected to total $890.7 million in 2012, says IBISWorld. In the five years through 2012, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 16.2% due to strong and increasing demand from private firms and the government. Demand for the ...


    By IBISWorld

  • New exhaust head literature from Bryan Steam

    Bryan steam llc offers a new literature sheet featuring its steam exhaust heads for long term, maintenance-free service.  the literature provides a full product description, as well as a chart detailing available models, maximum capacities, pipe/flange sizes, drain opening and other exhaust head specifications. Bryan steam ...

  • Wastewater operator exam prep course

    The Practical Applications industry-leading Wastewater Operator Training Exam Prep Course will be held for 8 weeks this Autumn. Participants will be introduced to every element of the state exam, run by the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC). The course is held on Thursday mornings from 8:00 to 11:00 at Practical Applications’ South Boston training center, ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • EPA launches web forum on how to best protect America’s waters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public input on how the agency can better protect and improve the health of our waters.  For a two- week period, EPA is holding a Web discussion forum on how the nation can better manage some of the most significant water pollution problems facing our nation. The feedback received on the online forum will help shape the discussion at ...

  • Today: EPA administrator to testify on EPA fiscal year 2012 budget

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will testify before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today on EPA’s fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget. In February, President Obama proposed an FY 2012 budget of $8.973 billion for EPA. This proposal reflects President Obama’s commitment to ensuring the government lives within its means while ...

  • FY10 Region 06 Wetland Program Development Grants

    Some awards may involve or relate to geospatial information. The Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) for Regions, initiated in FY90, provide applicants an opportunity to carry out projects to develop and refine comprehensive wetland programs. The authority for the grant program is Section 104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) which restricts the use of these grant funds to improving ...

  • Can mussels reduce water pollution?

    Mussels are highly regarded as a culinary delicacy among seafood lovers the world over, but these tiny creatures can serve another, more environmentally-minded purpose, as well. To survive, mussels pump and filter water to breathe and take in phytoplankton, upon which they feed. At the same time, they absorb pollutants from the water, such as phosphates, nitrates and ...

  • Orders from China and Dubai

    Packing and preparations are currently ongoing for an order of 10 scrapers and four pipes that are to be shipped in cargo containers to the Harmony Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Canada. The total order value is 3.5 million SEK and the client, NEXOM, is new to Hydria Water; the business deal has taken the form of a direct delivery to the contractor rather than to their reseller in Canada, ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • EIB sustainability awareness bond breaks new ground

    The European Investment Bank is looking to tie its water lending activities more specifically to the Sustainable Development Goals by issuing a first-of-its kind “Sustainability Awareness Bond” later this year. The bank currently disburses around €1.5 billion in water funding every year, although an EIB official stressed that from an additionality standpoint, a debt instrument ...

  • Worldwide investments in combating water pollution

    An innovative market in water quality is rapidly emerging worldwide, as cash-strapped governments in countries as diverse as China, the United States, Brazil and Australia invest billions of public and private dollars in schemes that reward people who protect water resources, according to a new report that is the first to quantify payments for watershed services that could help avert a looming ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Federal Penalty for Swampscott Water Pollution

    The Town of Swampscott entered into a Consent Decree today agreeing to pay a $65,000 civil penalty and to take critical remedial measures to address pollution the Town discharged into the ocean near local beaches. The Consent Decree is the result of a federal enforcement action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The complaint ...

  • Sailing Official Wants Rio Water Pollution Tests

    Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics and the site of Rio's first test event in 2½ months. Any hope Brazil would be able to clean up the sewage-filled bay soon was quashed in a document obtained by The Associated Press over the weekend. In a May 7 letter to sports minister ...


    By Associated Press

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