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  • Vietnamese drinking water supply to be improved

    The Dutch engineering and consultancy firm DHV has won two contracts to improve the drinking water supply for tens of thousands of local residents in southern Vietnam. DHV has been commissioned to design two water treatment plants, a pumping station, and up to 150 kilometres of drinking water pipes. By carrying out these projects in Vietnam, DHV is making an important contribution to the ...

  • Higher standards for private water supplies - Defra

    Householders and businesses who get their water from private supplies such as wells or boreholes - rather than from the public mains supply - are set to see their water quality improve. A consultation published by Defra today asks for views on how new regulations should be applied. This includes new standards, new monitoring requirements, and the action that can be taken when standards are not ...

  • Climate change is affecting water supply in India

    Drier in dry areas, wetter in already wet areas. This just about sums up the future water supply situation in India at the end of the century. In areas that are already experiencing water shortages, adaptation to climate change is very important for sustainable development and combatting poverty. Rajasthan is an area in the northern part of India that is currently experiencing water ...

  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • RBF to Assist SMWD with Civil Engineering for Water Supply and Recycled Water Projects

    RBF Consulting (RBF), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR) was recently selected by Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) for a $640,000 civil engineering services contract to design new pipelines, reservoirs and appurtenant facilities to provide water and recycled water to support Rancho Mission Viejo’s new planned community which is located within SMWD’s service ...


    By RBF Consulting

  • California American Water releases study of Monterey Peninsula water supply alternatives

    California American Water has issued a technical memorandum concerning water supply alternatives designed to meet the Monterey Peninsula’s water shortage. The memo, which was prepared by RBF Consulting, examines eleven water projects capable of meeting the area’s water supply deficit, including the Marina desalination plant, pipeline, and Aquifer, ...


    By American Water

  • Ofwat consults on appointing new entrant to water and waste water sectors

    Ofwat has announced the start of a consultation into plans by Peel Water Networks (PWN) to provide water and sewerage services to 'Media City' - a new development in Salford Quays, Manchester. The regulator is proposing to grant an inset appointment to PWN, which would allow it to supply water and sewerage services to more than 378 household and 10 non-household premises. Ofwat is seeking views ...


    By Ofwat

  • Access Wastewater Consulting and Training

    Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard Centralizes access to Consulting & Training-Online Presence Informative Articles-Published Online: Daniel Theobald teaches "How sludge settles is a key performance indicator" ...

  • Future water supplies seriously challenged, say industry experts

    For the first time in nearly 60 years, Australia’s capacity to secure high-quality water supplies for cities, towns and remote communities is being seriously challenged, a Black & Veatch media forum in Brisbane was told last week. Speaking at the Black & Veatch Media Dialogue on March 8 at Ozwater ‘10 in Brisbane, Australia, Eamonn Kelly, Vice President and Managing Director of South Asia ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Pöyry manages the Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Programme in Zimbabwe

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 12 December 2011 Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been awarded a contract for the management and implementation of the water and sanitation component of the multi-donor trust fund in Zimbabwe. The fund mobilizes donor resources, promotes donor coordination and channels ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Irish EPA statement in relation to lead in drinking water supplies

    There are 944 public water supplies in Ireland.  Every supply must be tested for lead at a defined frequency and must be tested randomly.  The latest results indicate that over 99% of samples taken were compliant with the lead standard. Since the introduction of the Drinking Water Regulations in March 2007, eleven local authorities have notified the EPA of exceedances of the lead ...

  • Sweco to Strengthen Power Supply in Warsaw

    As part of Poland’s ambition to decrease the amount of waste that goes to landfills, Sweco has been commissioned to design a waste-to-energy plant. The plant, that will be located in Warsaw, will be the largest one in Poland and will contribute to the region’s electricity supply. The customer is the municipal waste treatment agency Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Oczyszczania. The ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Alternative water supply expansion for Southern California earns top industry honor

    The Orange County Water District’s Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) Initial Expansion project, a Black & Veatch-designed alternative water supply system that bolsters water security for a large portion of Southern California, has been chosen to receive the prestigious Water Environment Federation (WEF) Project Excellence Award. The award will be presented during ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • B&V reinforces alternative water supply expertise in Western U.S.

    Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of alternative water supply projects aimed at ensuring water resilience and security, has named Dr. Jeff Neemann as a Client Director based in southern California. Neemann will have primary responsibility for meeting client needs in the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding communities. The relocation to California by Neemann, ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • More corporations are “greening” supply chains

    Savvy business sometimes requires only a flip of a lid. When Stonyfield Farm switched from plastic to foil lids six years ago, the organic yogurt company avoided 16 percent of the energy costs associated with producing its containers. Similar savings have been discovered throughout Stonyfield's manufacturing, transportation, and packaging divisions since the company began measuring its carbon ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Southern Water Awards framework to Black & Veatch as AMP5 consultant

    Southern Water has chosen Black & Veatch as one of the partners on its AMP5 Professional Services Framework. Being part of the framework means B&V is able to bid for professional services work on the water company’s 2010 to 2015 capital program. In addition the agreement affords Southern Water the opportunity of retaining Black & Veatch as a professional services framework partner during AMP6. ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • California American Water releases addendum to study of Monterey Peninsula water supply alternatives

    California American Water has issued an addendum to the technical memorandum concerning water supply alternatives designed to meet the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply. The original memo, which was prepared by RBF Consulting, examined 11 water projects capable of meeting the area’s water deficit. The addendum, which was also prepared by RBF Consulting, ...


    By American Water

  • Kocaeli Water and Sewerage Administration Relies on Itron Consulting Services and Technology to Reduce Non-Revenue Water

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) and Manas, Inc. announced today that they were awarded a contract to supply and deliver a comprehensive water solution to Kocaeli Water and Sewage Administration (ISU). ISU, a regional water utility in Turkey, purchased Itron’s commercial and industrial (C&I) water meters, advanced data collection system and software, ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Pöyry supports power supply development in northern Vietnam

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 1 November 2011 Pöyry's Energy Business Group has won an engineering consultancy services assignment for the Mong Duong 1 coal fired power plant project stage 2 in Vietnam for Vietnam Electricity. The value of the assignment is EUR 8.0 million, and the project will be included in ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • AWWA officers to sort medical supplies for Project C.U.R.E.

    DENVER – Officers and executives from the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the authoritative resource on safe water, will show their support for global public health on Friday by sorting medical supplies for hospitals and clinics in developing nations at a Project C.U.R.E. warehouse in the greater Denver area. The officers, from throughout North America, will serve from 9 a.m. to ...


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