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  • Arsenic Leaches into Iowa Water Supply

    Arsenic has numerous forms, one of which is arsenite. When arsenic is described as harmful, the specific type of arsenic being referred to is arsenite. It is the most common form of arsenic found in drinking water.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ingesting small amounts of arsenite can cause nausea, vomiting, decreased production of red and white blood ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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, ...

  • Spain joins IWA’s Young Water Professionals network

    The President of the International Water Association (IWA), Helmut Kroiss, and Fernando Morcillo, President of AEAS (the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation), have launched the official Spanish group of young water professionals - Young Water Professionals Spain (YWP Spain), at the “13th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Ultimate Clean Water Supply Pack – Horizontal Tanks

    We’re pleased to announce the launch of ‘The Ultimate… Clean Water Supply Pack’.  If you’re a spray contractor, or work in watering livestock and watering applications, then this solution puts clean water at your fingertips.  Based around our hugely successful horizontal tanks, the water tanks are fitted with an extremely effective pump. Our water tanks ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • GEI Hires Eight Senior Professionals

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has hired eight senior professionals in several of its offices throughout the country.  Joining the firm are Christopher Bradley, P.E.; Mike Carosotto, P.E., PMP, CFM; Ying-Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E.; ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • North Americans rely on wells for much of their water supply

    It’s a little known fact, but nearly half of Americans rely on ground water for all or part of their water supply through privately owned household wells or ground water-supplied community systems. With all those wells come many questions about proper well construction, maintenance, water quality, and ground water protection. Answers to many of these questions can be found at the National Ground ...

  • 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 ...

  • Black & Veatch water professionals to share global insights at AWWA`s ACE09

    Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, will be well represented at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-18 in San Diego, Calif. Water experts from the company are leading or participating in the development of 30 presentations, which will focus on such topics as innovative water supply strategies, energy ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Drinking Water Week reminds consumers to value precious water supplies

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are appreciating the value of our precious water supply by focusing on how much water is needed and used in the production of everyday items such as food ...

  • HDR Water Professionals Scheduled for 17 Presentations at AWWA ACE13

    HDR will have a large contingent of presenters at the American Water Works Association's Annual Conference and Exposition, the water industry's largest conference. This year's event is scheduled for June 9-13 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In addition to 17 presentations, Kevin Bergschneider, an HDR Water & Natural Resources marketing manager, is a member of the ACE13 host ...


  • 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

  • Hong Kong Water Supplies Department Selects Itron Water Metering Technology

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it will provide Hong Kong Water Supplies Department (WSD) with 400,000 highly accurate, residential water meters over a period of two years beginning in late 2011. The project is building on Hong Kong WSD’s water conservation objectives. As an island, Hong Kong faces limited water reserves and relies ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

    Water protection experts will gather in Myrtle Beach August 18 - 22 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2013 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

     Water protection experts will gather in Denver August 19 - 23 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2012 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Comprehensive Professional Rainwater Catchment Training now Available

    The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA ) now offers four levels of rainwater catchment education with three levels of professional recognitions.  ARCSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1994 to promote rainwater catchment systems in the United States. ARCSA strives to offers a full spectrum of rainwater harvesting workshops and professional ...

  • Call for health professionals to act on climate change

    Health should be at the centre of our fight against climate change, Health Secretary, Andy Burnham will say this week at the launch of a new report on Health and Climate Change. The report calls on health ministers and professionals across the world to recognise the danger that climate change poses to health, in the run up to the UN conference in Copenhagen in December. Key findings in the report ...


  • Climate change threatens water and global food supply, say EU scientists

    Scientists from all over the world representing some of the most prestigious national academies of science from the countries of the G8 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission), Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa have issued a warning that is making people sit up and ...

  • 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

  • Putting the spotlight on carbon in the supply chain

    Viewpoint from Aleyn Smith-Gillespie, Principal at Carbon Trust Advisory Recent Carbon Trust Advisory research found that multi-national organisations will significantly increase their focus on supply chain carbon in the next 2-3 years, but what’s ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

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