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  • China conserves water resources

    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 authorised ERDAS distributor in China, assisted the ...


  • Veolia to supply raw water and demineralized water systems for Hickory Run Energy power station

    The 1,000 mega-watt combined-cycle natural gas facility, located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, is currently in the construction phase with a commercial operation date of April 2020.  When completed, Hickory Run will provide efficient, clean and reliable power to the PJM Electric Market.    The 5,000-gpm Raw Water Treatment System at Hickory Run will incorporate Veolia’s ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • One more contribution to resource conservation

    Together with the company TechnoSan, econ industries has customized a process for the treatment of metal grinding swarf. Encouraged by rising resource costs and a high market potential our client chose building the world’s first plant for the production of high quality metal alloys and silicium from waste sludges. Typical input materials for this plant are sludges derived from the ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Challenges in soil and water conservation

    Productive soils and clean water are essential elements for economic and social prosperity and environmental sustainability. Throughout history, civilizations have thrived or collapsed based on the availability of these vital resources. The lack of arable land and evidence of soil degradation have been identified as causes for the fall of many ancient civilizations, such as those in Mesopotamia, ...

  • Water Conservation is the Wave of the Future

    Asheville, NC – October 25, 2007  Many states throughout the nation are experiencing increasing demand on water supplies that are rapidly dwindling due to recent drought conditions.  State and local governments in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and California have declared states of emergency for entire counties and issued public advisories for residents to immediately make sharp ...


    By AquaPro Solutions, LLC

  • WWT Technologies and Water Conservation

    WWT Technologies and Water Conservation How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Delivered by - Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Industry will always lead the way in the adaptation of new ...


  • China Conserves its Water Resources Using ERDAS IMAGINE

    Norcross, GA — 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. ERDAS IMAGINE is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the authorized ERDAS ...


    By Hexagon Geospatial

  • Innovative wastewater treatment plant put into operation at Taldinskaya-Zaoadnaya 1 mine of AO SUEK-Kuzbass

    The Ceremony to put the wastewater treatment plant into operation took place at Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya mine administration of SUEK-Kuzbass. Vladimir Melnik, State Duma member, labor hero of Russia, Evgeny Khlebunov, Deputy Governor of the Kemerovo Region, and Irina Klimovskaya, Head of Federal Service for Supervision of Nature Resources Administration for the Kemerovo Region participated in the ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Is Canada doing enough to conserve water?

    World Water Day took place this week, and public attention in Canada as in many other countries was for a time focused on what clearly is our most valuable natural resource.  Canada has about nine per cent of the world's water supply, according to Environment Canada, but only 0.5 per cent of the world's population. One might interpret ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • BARR awarded for water conservation efforts

    BARR Plastics Inc. was honored to claim their second water conservation award for the year on November 26, presented by the City of Abbotsford. The certificate, received at City Hall by Dean Barrett, co-owner of BARR Plastics Inc., stated to be “in support of BARR’s water conservation efforts that assist in making the City of Abbotsford a sustainable and environmentally conscience ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • Commercial Systems: The quest for Water Conservation

    Over the past 20 years, private businesses in the U.S. have joined forces with federal and local government to improve the efficiency of water systems, spending billions on infrastructure to reduce waste and save money. Despite their efforts, more than 2 trillion gal of water are still lost every year, according to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA). So, after all of the investments, why are ...


    By WaterSignal

  • CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award

    March 26, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to announce it was honored to receive a Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award on World Water Day, March 22, for its Water Management Certification Program. The second annual Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award Luncheon and Water Expo was hosted ...

  • WWF: Water as a globalised resource

    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 key new freshwater studies and initiatives at World ...


  • EPA works with Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council to Control Mosquitos and Protect Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council is taking action by evaluating the impact of green infrastructure on mosquito breeding areas and surface water quality in the Pontchartrain Park and Gentilly Woods neighborhoods. EPA is awarding $59,000 to help protect and restore waters around Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans. The projects will ...

  • Nuprana.com, first ‘All-in-One’ Water Conservation Resource Now Available for Green Homes, Businesses

    Nuprana.com launches the first online water conservation resource that provides information, products, news, and advocacy recommendations all in one place. The new Nuprana.com “one-stop” site makes it easy to learn about water conservation issues, advocate for watershed protection, keep up to date on water news, and ultimately conserve water in homes and businesses.August 28, 2008 -- Many ...


  • World Nature Conservation Day

    Celebrated on July 28th each year, World Nature Conservation Day recognises the need to protect and conserve the environment for present and future generations. Rapid development is putting pressure on natural resources like air, water, forests, wildlife, fossil fuels & minerals. It is important to sustainably manage the world’s natural resources and ensure ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • EPA Recognizes Sharon, Mass. for Water Conservation Efforts

    EPA recently gave nation recognition to the Town of Sharon, Mass. for the Town’s efforts to educate and inform citizens about practical ways to conserve water and thus save money. The recognition was under EPA’s WaterSense program. The Town of Sharon was awarded for “Excellence in Outreach and Education.” With assistance and input from the Neponset River Watershed ...

  • Conservation in the oil sands

    In an effort to prevent irreversible decline of species and biodiversity in Alberta’s Boreal Forest, industry can take important steps to offset their environmental impacts by setting aside or restoring areas of equal or greater value to the lands disturbed. So says a report, Catching Up: Conservation and Biodiversity Offsets in Alberta’s Boreal Forest. The report, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Make water conservation a priority in the new year

    For many, the beginning of a new year brings the commitment, promise and plan to change one’s lifestyle. Many resolutions are made but difficult to carry out. In the spirit of the new year, California American Water encourages itsVentura County customers to start 2010 out the right way by pledging to cut back daily water use and learn more about water conservation. Making a New Year’s resolution ...


    By American Water

  • Conservation Key as Climate Change Curtails Western Water

    SAN FRANCISCO, California, July 12, 2007 (ENS) – The drought now parching Western states is a taste of things to come, finds a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council that assesses the effects of global warming on water supplies in the West. Drastic steps can be avoided if water managers begin preparing now, the report says. 'Global warming will make it harder for farms and cities to ...

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