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  • BioteQ Secures Contract for SART Testing

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has secured a contract with an international gold mining company to carry out test work for a potential SART project. The work, which includes on-site testing and evaluation of the suitability of SART, is expected to be complete by August of this year. Jonathan Wilkinson, BioteQ's CEO stated, ...


    By BQE Water

  • Actions for a water-secure world

    The Budapest Water Summit 2016 ended on Wednesday after three days of High Level Panels and Forums and months of international consultative processes. During a special ceremony, participants presented the Budapest Water Summit Messages and ...


    By World Water Council

  • Water security in an uncertain world

    Policymakers must find flexible plans to ensure water security despite the uncertainties of climate change, says climate scientist Mark New. Much of the developing world is dependent on rainfall, snow or ice for its natural water supplies, so researchers and policymakers are concerned about how climate change will affect water security. Long-term water availability is largely determined by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BioteQ Secures Second Contract with Kinross Gold

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial water and process solutions, has secured a second contract with Kinross Gold for technical services. The contract provides for fee-based services which have commenced and will continue until December 31, 2012. This contract follows an initial fee-based contract signed with Kinross Gold in May 2011. The ...


    By BQE Water

  • Farming revolution `route to water security`

    Investing in agricultural infrastructure, from roads to fertilisers, will cut water wastage on a scale greater than any other intervention and is the best way to solve the world's water problems, a leading specialist has said. Colin Chartres, director general of the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka, was talking to SciDev.Net to highlight the launch of a book he has co-written ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BioteQ Secures Contract for Testing of Zinc Recovery Using SART

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has secured a contract with an international gold mining company to carry out test work for a novel application of SART process technology in which cyanide will be regenerated from a zinc-cyanide solution rather than the more usual copper-cyanide solution. The work, which includes laboratory ...


    By BQE Water

  • Mueller Water Products, Inc. Announces Offering of Senior Notes Due 2020

    ATLANTA - Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $225 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2020. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the notes, together with cash on hand and amounts to be borrowed under a new credit facility, to repay amounts outstanding under the ...


    By Mueller Water Products, Inc.

  • 3 in 4 Asia-Pacific Nations Facing Water Security Threat - Study

    More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many of them facing an imminent water crisis unless immediate steps are taken to improve management of water resources, says a new study prepared jointly by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF). “While the Asia-Pacific region has become an economic ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • World Water Council and FAO step up their partnership

    The World Water Council (WWC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to intensify their collaboration in a bid to strengthen global water and food security. Long-time partners, the two organizations will expand their joint work on a number of fronts, including: knowledge and technology development to enhance water productivity; the education of water ...

  • Protecting the Nation`s Water Supply from Attack

    Nation’s First Physical Security Standard Guidelines for Water/Wastewater Utilities Released  Alexandria, Va. - The nation’s first standard guidelines for protecting the public from potential malevolent acts and other threats by enhancing the physical security of water and wastewater infrastructure systems were released today for trial use by water and wastewater ...

  • Challenges growing for food security

    Despite international efforts to reduce global food insecurity and malnutrition, the realisation of food security in the world has fallen short of promises made at the World Food Summit in 1996, and the Millennium Development Goals'2 target to halve world hunger by 2015 is also unlikely to be met. In a recently released report, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and ...

  • Advanced monitoring technology helps improve water security

    As part of the homeland security activity in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to test commercially available water quality sensors for their ability to provide a warning alarm due to deliberate or unintentional contamination events within a drinking water system. The Intellisonde™ in-pipe water quality monitor from UK based Intellitect Water is one of ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Water Environment Federation Receives $1.7 Million from Department of Homeland Security to Support Security and Emergency Response Training Program

    Alexandria, VA - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to receive $1.7 million to implement a three-year comprehensive training program addressing interdependencies between the water sector and other critical infrastructures. Building on its current water sector security program, the Federation will examine interdependencies ...


    By World Water Council

  • BioteQ Secures Contract for Validation of Metal Recovery Using Ion Exchange

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial water and process solutions, has secured a contract with a leading international mining company to carry out validation test work for recovery of copper and other high value trace metals and removal of arsenic from smelter effluent at a site in Chile, applying BioteQ's ion exchange technology. The work, ...


    By BQE Water

  • BioteQ Secures First Contract for Mobile Sulf-IX Pilot Plant

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial water and process solutions, has secured the first testing contract for its mobile Sulf-IX™ pilot plant with a leading industrial company. The test work will be carried out at a customer site in the US and will focus on the removal of sulphate from wastewater generated from flue gas treatment. ...


    By BQE Water

  • Water security and climate change: how science can help

    Policymakers need better information about the regional impact of climate change on water supplies, and on ways of adapting to it. For centuries, food production — and thus social development — has depended heavily on access to the water needed to grow crops or rear livestock. Having enough water is only part of the issue, however: it must also be available when and where it ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • AWWA’s Water Security Conference: registration is now open

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that the 2011 Water Security Conference (WSC), which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee on September 11-14, is now open for registration. In response to President Obama’s 2010 Presidential Proclamation encouraging “all Americans to recognize the ...

  • Hyflux secures premium in Galaxy NewSpring sale

    Singaporean project developer Hyflux has agreed to an offer of US$136.5 million for its 50% interest in Galaxy NewSpring, a portfolio of 24 municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment plants in China. The buyer, Hong Kong-listed project developer Yunnan Water, recently agreed to pay Mitsui US$100 million for the remaining 50%. Yunnan Water will lend a further US$56 million to Galaxy ...

  • During National Preparedness Month, Water Security Experts Meet in Washington, D.C

    Water Security Congress looks at important water supply issues before, during, and after an emergency  ( DENVER , CO ) - August 4, 2006 – As the rest of the nation marks the 5 th anniversary of 9/11, water utility managers from across the country will join national security experts, emergency responders, and public officials ...

  • Water Quality is Crucial to Human Health and Security

    Water Quality is Crucial to Human Health and Security Photos, video and press kit available online here: Stockholm –Tonight, Dr. Rita R. Colwell of the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health received the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize for her pioneering research on the prevention of ...

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