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  • Cleaning of large outdoor reservoirs

    Spain has thousands of outdoor reservoirs used for irrigation in fruit plantations. From smaller rectangular concrete tanks to larger reservoirs with liner bottoms and sides. Regular cleaning of these reservoirs is important and the water for the plantations is an absolute must to make sure that the plantation has a constant supply of water. Draining of these reservoirs is normally not an ...


    By Weda AB

  • EPA study reveals widespread contamination of fish in U.S. lakes and reservoirs

    A new EPA study shows concentrations of toxic chemicals in fish tissue from lakes and reservoirs in nearly all 50 U.S. states. For the first time, EPA is able to estimate the percentage of lakes and reservoirs nationwide that have fish containing potentially harmful levels of chemicals such as mercury and PCBs. “These results reinforce Administrator Jackson’s strong call for revitalized ...

  • U.S. clean water act settlement in Chicago to reduce sewage overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the State of Illinois announced a Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into Chicago area waterways during flood and wet weather events. The settlement will safeguard water quality ...

  • EPA`s Clean Water Act Enforcement in High Gear

    (New York, NY -- November 16, 2006) Continuing to uphold the water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with Cue and Lopez Contractors/Vistas de Gurabo, Inc., Wildco., Inc., Rullan Ruiz Group, Inc., and Top Construction Corp. for failing to obtain storm water discharge permits and develop required storm water ...

  • EPA and army corps of engineers release draft guidance to clarify waters covered by clean water act

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck today traveled to New York’s Great Swamp in Brewster, N.Y. to discuss the importance of clean water and a draft guidance developed by EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clarify which waters are subject to protection under the Clean Water Act. The future status and condition of the Great Swamp is ...

  • Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Town of Newburgh, New York has completed the construction of a drinking water treatment plant that will deliver a reliable and clean source of drinking water to local residents under the terms of a 2008 legal agreement between the town and the EPA. The agreement was reached after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint on ...

  • Colorado`s National Park Service Chooses the Smart Sponge® as Clean Water Cure for Three Curecanti Recreational Marinas

    Smart Sponge catch basin inserts selected by the National Park Service to help control stormwater runoff pollution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) -- AbTech Industries’ Smart Sponge® technology is most commonly associated with filtration systems that are currently cleaning up polluted street runoff in the storm drains of 27 states. However, the Smart Sponge’s versatility makes it ideal for a variety of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hydro the most likely clean energy to develop worldwide, says Bourne Energy

    The world's energy appetite is growing fast, and energy production capacity is being rapidly devoured. A fundamental shift in global demand has begun accompanied by a slow supply response, given the long lead-time required to rebuild surplus fossil fuel capacity. While the major renewables, solar and wind power, are growing at double digits they still make up less than 1% of the country’s total ...


    By Bourne Energy

  • Clean power control will reduce dangerous weather and improve lives of billions - scientists

    Climatologists, biologists and physicists from all corners of the globe agree that US based Gravitational Systems, L.L.C.'s revolutionary clean power climate control project INDRA will improve the lives of billions of people around the world. Concerns have been raised about the projects impact on biodiversity as deserts are terraformed to rainforests.Gare Henderson, director of research and ...

  • Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources (MIEW) today announced $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Today’s announcement represents the seventh annual selection of BIRD Energy projects, which support ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • World Water Monitoring Day

    Established in 2003, World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) is a global educational outreach programme designed to increase involvement in protecting water resources across the globe. The day promotes citizens to carry out basic water testing in local water bodies such as lakes, rivers, reservoirs and harbours etc.; results are then shared on the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Putting a price on water quality

    One way to clean-up water pollution is to award 'credits' to facilities that reduce their emissions. These credits can then be traded with other facilities to compensate for pollution outputs. This controls overall pollutions levels, while creating an economic incentive to reduce emissions. Research using models that simulate water quality has been used to establish the value of these credits and ...

  • Hope for Water Restrictions to be Eased

    Emerging from a cold and wet winter, Melbourne’s reservoirs are at their highest in over 3 years, at 62.4% and more rain is expected through spring. This coupled with the construction of the Wonthaggi desalination plant might be what many Victorians were hoping for. "However, many Victorian's still purchase ...


    By PRWeb

  • EPA, DOE and TDEC reach resolution on Oak Ridge reservation clean-up (TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) reached a resolution on two disputes related to ORR not fully completing its cleanup activities on two projects at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). DOE’s ORR facility was placed on the Superfund National ...

  • Decision on Nebraska`s impaired waters list

    EPA has released its decision on Nebraska's 2006/2008 list of impaired waters. EPA is approving Nebraska's decision to list 177 waters and is postponing final action on 37 lakes and reservoirs. EPA and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) have agreed to revise Nebraska's lake and reservoir criteria plan. The revised criteria will be used in the next listing cycle to assess ...

  • Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties

    Six cities or non-profit groups in EPA Region 7 have been selected to receive a total of $2,298,300 in EPA brownfields funding to assess, clean and plan for the redevelopment of contaminated properties, boosting local economies and leveraging jobs while protecting public health and the environment. Provided through EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) grants ...

  • New targets for Scotland`s water

    The first river basin management plans, compiled by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), set out how the Scottish Government, SEPA and all Scotland's other responsible authorities and public bodies will protect and further improve our water environment in the future. The water environment in Scotland has fewer environmental problems than most other parts of the UK, with good water ...

  • Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference

    Water is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It is considered to be both cold and wet, according to Plato, it is associated with the icosahedron. It is associated with the qualities of emotion and intuition. Clean water is essential to human life. In many parts of the world, it is in short supply.Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference will act as ...


    By Services International

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