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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water monitoring and treatment technologies gain traction as potable water resources Diminish, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Groundwater is contained in rocks that are known as aquifers. Aided by gravity, the water fills the aquifer from the bottom upwards. The lower part of the aquifer has spaces that are completely filled by water. These are termed as the 'saturated zone' of the aquifer. In the top part of the aquifer, the rock spaces contain air as well as water. This part of the aquifer is called 'unsaturated'. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • Help protect water resources - World Water Monitoring Day starts Sept. 18

    Today, EPA and several other organizations are joining together to kick off the 5th Annual World Water Monitoring Day. World Water Monitoring Day is a month-long international effort aimed to increase public awareness and involvement in water monitoring and protecting water resources around the world. 'World Water Monitoring Day reconnects people with their watersheds and reminds us all to think ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • China: Hong Kong: water resources equipment

    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 US$1.02 billion will be spent before 2014 on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ENWORKS Resource Efficiency

    TNEI Services Ltd has been selected to join the bank of specialist consultants helping ENWORKS to deliver free environmental support to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the North West. ENWORKS is an award-winning organisation, offering fully funded support which is available to SMEs as part of the national Solutions for Business package. The service is delivered by a network of ...


    By TNEI Services Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Are businesses sleepwalking into a resource crunch?

    New international research from the Carbon Trust shows business not prepared for global resource crunch Companies remain unprepared for the effects of dwindling natural resources, according to new research from the Carbon Trust. The study, amongst 475 senior executives in Brazil, China, Korea, UK and USA, shows that many are not prepared to look at the issue of resource shortages ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Are businesses prepared for a resource constrained world?

    The leaders of many global companies remain unprepared for the effects of dwindling natural resources, according to new research from the Carbon Trust. The study involved 475 senior executives in Brazil, China, Korea, UK and USA. It shows that many are not prepared to look at the issue of resource shortages now and believe they will not need to make significant changes in their business ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Water Resources Management from Rio+20 to post MDGs

    Event type: Side Event Date: 2012-08-26 Time: 17:45 - 18:45 Convenor: UNEP-DHI Centre for Water and Environment (UNEP-DHI) Co-convenor: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UN-Water, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Stockholm International Water Institute ...

  • In Zaragoza, UN spotlights use of nuclear technology to protect water resources

    The United Nations agency tasked with promoting safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies will be showcasing its efforts to protect the world’s water resources at a major exhibition currently being held in the Spanish city of Zaragoza. The International Expo on Water and Sustainable Development, which runs from 14 June to 14 September, is expected to draw 6.5 million visitors from around the ...


    By United Nations

  • Natural Resources Consulting joins Stantec

    North American design and consulting firm Stantec has acquired the assets of Natural Resources Consulting, Inc. (NRC), a 60-person environmental consulting and ecological restoration firm headquartered in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, with regional offices throughout Wisconsin and in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Colorado. NRC and its subsidiary, NRC Restorations, specialize in biological and ...


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