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  • Newly updated rate manual for small systems available from AWWA

    The second edition of the American Water Works Association’s M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems is now available. As an official AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices, M54 includes the best practices for setting rates, fees charges, for water utilities serving a population of up to 10,000. It can be difficult for small utilities to develop a rate structure that recovers all of its costs ...

  • USGS Groundwater Model: New Tool for Communities in Northern and Central Arizona

    A new groundwater model of the interconnected aquifers in central and northern Arizona was released today by the U.S. Geological Survey, following a multi-year development effort that involved the Arizona Department of Water Resources and regional cooperators.  The computer model, known as the “Northern Arizona Regional Groundwater-Flow Model,” simulates how recharge from ...

  • Water Resources Fact Sheet

    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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental Data Resources extends global reach of commonground

    An additional 200 professionals worldwide have recently joined commonground, the global online business community for environmental due diligence. The bump in membership comes after Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) invited a select group of environmental professionals from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America to join the community. With strong representation from the United ...

  • India: water resource equipment market

    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. Currently, 75 percent of the rural population and 85 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water resources management support partnership

    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 require new and more integrated information and services ...

  • ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting Recap

    KISTERS North America was proud to yet again be a sponsor of this year’s edition of the ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting in San Diego, CA. Dr. David Maidment kicked off the Water Resources Hydro meeting with a keynote presentation. His talk energized the audience of water resources professionals as he outlined exciting new projects and initiatives that will shape the future for water ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Companies Urged To Disclose Data On Plastic To Cut Pollution And Improve Resource Efficiency

    Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains, according to ground-breaking new research by the Plastic Disclosure Project, the UN Environment Programme and natural capital analysts Trucost. The report, entitled Valuing plastic: the business case for ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Environmental Data Resources Named CODiE Award Finalist for Best Consumer Information Resource for Environmental Issues Report

      MILFORD, Conn., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Data Resources Inc., (EDR), the leader in property-specific environmental ...

  • Stress on water resources threatens lives and livelihoods

    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 little or almost no natural replenishment. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Eco-friendly sustainable water resources solutions

    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; who give emphasis on the water sources in ...

  • A Resource for Environmental Guidelines and Standards

    ESdat environmental software have compiled a free resource of environmental guidelines and standards for USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, United Kingdom and Malaysia. They can be opened in Excel, reviewed, and imported directly into ESdat. Users can also compile their own using these as a guide. The online environmental standards provide professionals with links to the publishers, ...

  • Economic Growth with Fewer Resources?

      Carbon dioxide emissions skyrocketed in 2010, according to new data. This is due largely to fossil fuel burning in developing countries. But Germany shows that economic growth and consumption of natural resources can also be uncoupled. Germany is a leading exporter of technologies that help conserve resources - especially water and ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Balancing renewables and natural resources

    NREL's newest source of clean energy — a 1 megawatt solar array — is supplying laboratory researchers with more than carbon-free electricity. It's also an opportunity to examine a sensitive topic — the potential environmental impacts of large-scale renewable energy projects. That a solar array might raise environmental concerns seems ironic Nationwide, three-quarters of the states in the U.S. ...

  • City of Olympia Selects Itron Water AMI Solution to Manage Water Resources

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the City of Olympia has selected Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution to increase operational efficiency and more effectively manage its water resources. The solution will also enable the City to improve customer service and encourage water conservation. Delivering high-quality drinking water to nearly 59,000 people, the ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins Multiple Contracts in Water and Water Resources Management

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that it has secured several contracts for wastewater treatment, high-rising building ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Canada`s water resources - we may not have enough!

    The world"s supply of freshwater is limited and finite. While Canada is blessed with an abundance of freshwater, an expected increase in the development of the natural resource sectors begs the question of whether our country has enough to support economic growth while also maintaining the health of our ecosystems. This is the main conclusion of a new report from The National Round Table on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Worldwide electricity production vulnerable to climate and water resource change

    Climate change impacts on rivers and streams may substantially reduce electricity production capacity around the world. A new study by researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria, calls for a greater focus on adaptation efforts in order to maintain future energy security. Climate change impacts and associated changes in water resources could lead to ...

  • Freestone Resources Announces the Restructuring and Expansion of Its Water Division

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNR) announces that it is expanding its efforts in assisting exploration and production companies, as well as water resource companies with their water management activities. This includes the continued research and field testing of multiple water recycling technologies that can work together to not only be cost effective, but also promote environmental ...


    By Marketwire

  • Equitable and efficient use of water resources is key to sustainable population growth

    Population growth of any country is ultimately dependent on that country’s access to freshwater resources, which also determines its capacity to produce food. A new study shows that population growth is expected to decline in countries with low water resources, as water-rich countries reduce food exports in order to feed their own growing populations. The world’s population is growing ...

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