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Kurita exhibits at the WETEX fair in Dubai: October 4 – 6, 2016

by Kurita  (Sep. 19, 2016)

WETEX is the global annual Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition in Dubai with more than 1,600 exhibitors and 25,000 visitors from 42 nations (in 2015). Kurita will present the latest innovations for resource-saving water treatment. Our engineers will be pleased to welcome you on our booth and to discuss with you state-of-the-art ...

WWF: Water as a globalised resource

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Aug. 12, 2009)

WWF will be keeping up the momentum in its campaign for more countries to ratify and bring into effect the UN convention on transboundary waters (UN Watercourses Convention) to provide the basis of sustainable, equitable and peaceful sharing of waters that cross international boundaries. WWF will also take the opportunity to launch a number of ...

China conserves water resources

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jun. 23, 2010)

The Ministry of Water Resources of the People"s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China"s water resources. The solution is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the ...

Agricultural water resource management

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jan. 24, 2011)

The Government’s Big Society programme aims to take power away from politicians, central government and government agencies and transfer it to community level. For water allocation and abstraction management, this will be in the context of increasing demand and decreasing summer resources due to population growth and climate change. At ...

Water Resources Fact Sheet

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 30, 2014)

The Earth Policy Institute has published a most informative Fact Sheet on the World’s Water Crisis. As Food and Water Security in a Changing World was a major topic at GLOBE 2014, this Fact Sheet is reproduced here ...

Putting water resources and communities on the map

by WaterAid  (Dec. 4, 2009)

A season of presentations and panel discussions will be taking place from December to recognise the importance of integrated water resource management at field and policy level. The Appropriate Development Panel (ADP) for the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), in collaboration with Oxfam and WaterAid, are hosting the events to highlight current ...

Water resources management support partnership

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (May 12, 2011)

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and US Geological Survey (USGS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form an innovative partnership of federal agencies to address America's growing water resources challenges. Water resources decision makers nationwide ...

India: water resource equipment market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 12, 2008)

The total Indian water market is estimated to be over $1 billion. The government sector contributes a little more than 50 percent, with the rest of the business coming from the private industrial sector. The overall water market is growing at 10-12 percent annually, with even higher growth rates in the industrial and drinking water segments. ...

Weston Expands Water Resources and design services with acquisition of Resource Technology, Inc.

by Weston Solutions, Inc  (Sep. 2, 2009)

Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®), a leading environmental, redevelopment, and construction firm, today announced the acquisition of Resource Technology, Inc. (RTI). RTI is a New Mexico-based small and minority-owned water resources, civil engineering and landscape architecture design firm. The acquisition of RTI significantly expands WESTON’s ...

Congress Intends to Override Bush Water Resources Veto

by Environment News Service (ENS)  (Nov. 7, 2007)

WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2007 (ENS) - Congressional Democrats and Republicans are united in their determination to override President George W. Bush's veto of a $23 billion waterways infrastructure and environmental protection bill that passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate with solid veto-proof majorities. Saying, 'This ...

Eco-friendly sustainable water resources solutions

by Geotechnical & Environment Consulting Services  (Aug. 3, 2009)

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; ...

China: Hong Kong: water resources equipment

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 15, 2008)

Hong Kong relies entirely on imported water and wastewater treatment products and technologies to meet its needs. In January 2008, the Hong Kong Government (HKG) allocated funds to build the US$8 million disinfection facilities under the Harbor Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) Stage 2A. This portion of Stage 2A has a completion date in 2009. Another ...

Stress on water resources threatens lives and livelihoods

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 29, 2015)

The planet’s great subterranean stores of water are running out – and nobody can be sure how much remains to supply billions of people in the future. Satellite instruments used to measure the flow from 37 underground aquifers between 2003 and 2013 have revealed that at least one-third of them were seriously stressed – with ...

Integrated water resources management focus on agriculture

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jun. 2, 2010)

Already today more than two billion people in over fourty countries are affected by water scarcity. Therefore, integrated water resource management (IWRM) is the essential instrument to optimise water usage, taking the requirements of the society and the economy into account. The IWRM Karlsruhe will be held for the first time from the 24th until ...

World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Sep. 2, 2014)

Governments and businesses using hydraulic fracturing to develop shale gas could face intense water competition in the world’s largest reserves, according to a new report by the World Resources Institute (WRI). Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risk is the first publicly available analysis of water ...

INFORUM Presents, `Water: Innovating for the Essential Resource`

by Marketwire  (Nov. 6, 2012)

INFORUM announced today that it will host a discussion on Wednesday, Nov. 7th on the global water crisis with Jake Norton, co-founder and lead climber of Challenge 21, Jon Rose, professional surfer and founder of Waves for Water, Evan Thomas, assistant professor and director of the SWEETLab and executive VP of Manna Energy Limited, and Peter ...

Climate change strategy to help manage water resources

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 3, 2008)

To assist in responding to potential effects of climate change, a new strategy focuses on 40 specific actions for the national water program to take to respond to climate change. EPA's 'National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change' describes steps for managers to adapt their clean water, drinking water, and ocean protection ...

Fracking fuels conflict over water resources

by Climate News Network  (Sep. 15, 2014)

The vast quantities of water needed to release oil and gas by fracturing rock formations are not available in large areas with the richest deposits – posing major challenges to the future viability of fracking. According to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI), 38% of the areas ...

Atkins and Entec secure major water resources framework

by Atkins  (Jun. 24, 2010)

The Environment Agency has appointed engineering design consultancies Atkins and Entec to its Anglian Region Framework to deliver hydrogeological services and general water resources work. The framework, which runs for up to four years, covers a range of technical support to help the Environment Agency ensure that water resources are managed ...

EU helps Pacific islanders improve water resources

by European Commission, Research DG  (Jan. 3, 2008)

The EU is proving its commitment to improving water resources in the Pacific Island countries by signing an agreement with the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC). Water security is becoming a major concern internationally, and the global community — especially the EU — has pledged to achieve the Millennium Development Goals ...

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