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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 ...

  • TVA Releases Final Natural Resource Plan

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has completed and released its proposed Natural Resource Plan, designed to enhance stewardship of public recreation facilities, water resources, wildlife and plants, and historic and cultural sites on TVA-managed reservoir lands. The plan will help guide TVA management ...

  • Agricultural water resource management

    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 & Environment 2011: CIWEM’s Annual ...

  • WRAP mobilises a Resource Revolution with ambitious plan for future

    Today, WRAP unveils its plan for the next five years which aims to create a revolution in the way that we use resources. ‘Resource Revolution: Creating the Future’ sets out how WRAP will work with businesses, governments and consumers to create the step change needed to meet the demands of the future generations. Increased pressure on the world’s natural resources ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Improving water planning in northern Australia

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Dr Mike Kelly, today announced $1.785 million in funding for two new projects that contribute to the body of scientific knowledge being compiled to help government, industry and communities make informed decisions about sustainable water resource use and management in northern Australia. Dr Kelly said, “The $1 million Northern Australian Water Futures ...


    By Australian Government

  • Verisae launches sustainability resource planning platform for distributed organizations

    Verisae announces the Sustainability Resource Planning™ (“SRP”) platform to address the growing need for global organizations to optimize their corporate assets, energy usage, and carbon emissions management initiatives. Citing a lack of integrated offerings in the marketplace, Verisae continues to expand its broad suite of sustainability solutions that enable distributed organizations to ...


    By Verisae

  • North American Energy Resources Announces Major Restructuring Plan

    AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/10 -- North American Energy Resources, Inc (OTCBB: NAEY) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a major restructuring of the Company. "Our Board has been committed to enhancing shareholder value. Over the past six months, the Board and management team have been working with the existing debt holders to eliminate $556,248 of existing debt and ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base signs agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized an agreement with Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) in Guam requiring the base to update its oil spill prevention plan and address other spill prevention deficiencies at the base to better protect Guam’s water resources. The Federal Facility Compliance Agreement (FFCA) between EPA and AAFB will require an updated Spill Prevention, Control ...

  • Broward County, FL uses MIKE SHE software for Integrated Water Resources Master Plan

    Broward County and SFWMD have been pursuing development of a County-wide water resources plan since the early 1990’s. This project represents the culmination of efforts by Broward County to develop a County-wide water resources plan and will reconfigure existing modeling tools to develop an IWRMMP. A variety of water management alternatives will be evaluated in the IWRMMP, including reuse of ...


  • 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

  • Congress Intends to Override Bush Water Resources Veto

    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 bill lacks fiscal ...

  • EU helps Pacific islanders improve water resources

    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 (MDGs). This agreement is a major step towards these ...

  • 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

  • Fracking fuels conflict over water resources

    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 ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Hydrologists and water resources professionals to share expertise at SANCIAHS

    Aurecon is a sponsor of the 17th SANCIAHS (South African National Committee for the International Association of Hydrological Sciences) National Hydrology Symposium, which will be held in Cape Town on 1-3 September 2014. “The event is a premier gathering of hydrologists, academics, government agencies, and water resources professionals to present and discuss their research, ...

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