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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 ...

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

    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 portfolio of solutions in its water resources and ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Atkins and Entec secure major water resources framework

    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 sustainably and to meet drivers such as the Water ...


    By Atkins

  • 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

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Frac Water Recycling Update

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) would like to update its shareholders on the progress of the joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions (FWS), which was recently formed with MEA Solutions, LLC to treat and recycle flowback water, as well as produced water for subsequent reuse in the fracking process. Since the previous announcement, the FWS team has been working diligently to form ...


    By Marketwire

  • Integrated water resources management focus on agriculture

    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 the 25th of November 2010 in the Karlsruhe ...

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

    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 Gleick, water expert, and co-founder and president of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Water and agriculture in Canada: towards sustainable management of water resources

    Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ahead of World Water Day, UN Calls for Better Management of Water Resources

    The planet is facing a 40 per cent shortfall in water supply by 2030, unless we dramatically improve the management of this precious resource. This is the unavoidable conclusion reached in the 2015 United Nations World Water Development Report, "Water for a Sustainable World" launched today in time for World Water Day which will be celebrated on 22 March 2015. The report, published by the World ...

  • Use Aquator software to model river basins and for resource planning

    Hydro-Logic Limited and Oxford Scientific Software Limited have announced a distribution agreement for the UK and Eire where Hydro-Logic Limited sell and support the water resource system simulation software package Aquator. Aquator is a powerful application for developing and running simulation models of natural river and water supply systems. This simulation package facilitates the ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • AUS$6m to help manage Murray-Darling basin water resources

    The Rudd Government is providing AUS$6 million to the eWater Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for a new hydrologicalmodelling toolto help manage the surface water and groundwater of the Murray-Darling Basin. The project will accelerate development of and trial a new computer model, known as RiverManager, to help make water allocation and use over coming decades more sustainable.Minister for ...


    By Australian Government

  • New tool assesses the effects of global change on water resources

    Water resource management needs to adapt to changes in climate, water demand and land use. A new tool has been developed by the LIFE+ Water Change Project to assess these ‘global change’ impacts on water resources and inform decisions on optimal adaptation strategies. A recent study has applied the tool to a river basin in Spain. The quality and quantity of water is strongly affected ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • US and World Bank agree to work on developing world water resources

    The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Bank have announced that they have signed an agreement to work together to help developing nations manage water resources, combat drought and measure changes in climate. Initial projects are expected to take place in Latin America, notably in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, while other projects could be launched in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 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 ...

  • The third international conference on water resources and renewable energy development

    The Third International Conference on Water Resources and Renewable Energy Development,  in Kuching, Malaysia. This follows two previous major events in this series, which took place in Bangkok (2006) and Danang (2008). The event The Conference and Exhibition will be held at the new Borneo International Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from 29 until 30 March 2010. The ...

  • Blueprint to Safeguard Europe`s Water Resources – questions and answers

    What is the Blueprint? What is its goal? The Blueprint is a new EU strategy on the use of water resources. It sets the agenda for EU action for the years to come. The objective is to make water use sustainable in the EU. This means ensuring good quality water for human needs, economic activities and the environment. Water demand and supply need to be balanced, in line with the ...

  • Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP) Turns Oilfield Wastewater Into Fresh Water

     Texas Sands Resources Partnership (TSRP), a new group which has brought together ERIN Consulting, Nu-H20 New Water and Sandbox Energy Corporation (USA), is pleased to announce it has completed successful field testing of a groundbreaking process which transforms produced oilfield wastewater into usable, fresh water. Their innovation will improve the oil ...


    By Marketwire

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture to Treat and Recycle Frac Water

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) announced today that it has formed a joint venture with MEA Solutions, LLC to deliver a total solution for water resource management in the oilfield services sector. An integral component of the service includes owning and operating water recycling systems. The joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions, LLC, will utilize specialized, proprietary technology ...


    By Marketwire

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