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  • 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 ...

  • Sewer surveys large order

    Nivus U.K. suppliers of flow monitoring equipment have recently received another large order from sewer flow survey specialists Enviromontel of Worcester. This is the second large order Nivus have received for their PCM Pro(Ex) portable flowmeter from Enviromontel for sewer flow surveys for the U.K. water companies. The order was received following the success of the original flowmeters ordered ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • 2010 Water Utility Compensation Survey is now available

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today the publication of the 2010 AWWA Water Utility Compensation Survey. Now in its 15th year, the survey continues to provide the most extensive study of salaries, salary ranges and compensation practices in the water utility ...

  • ReportsnReports - China Drinking Water Industry Survey Report, 2010

    China Drinking Water Industry Survey Report, 2010  Cooperated with 1diaocha.com, ResearchInChina surveyed 600 consumers in mainland China concerning the consumption features of drinking water industry in August 2010. The main contents were as follows: habit of drinking bottled (barreled) ...


  • German drinking water survey shows up metals in households with children

    Drinking water is a staple in nutrition. Statutory requirements stipulate that drinking water may not prove grounds for adverse health concerns. It must reach all households in impeccable quality. The quality of household drinking water can, however, be poorer than what the water works discharge. Data from the German Environmental Survey for Children (KUS) carried out by the Federal Environment ...

  • EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released results of a survey showing that $384 billion in improvements are needed for the nation’s drinking water infrastructure through 2030 for systems to continue providing safe drinking water to 297 million Americans. EPA’s fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment identifies investments needed over the ...

  • Aquatic Informatics Inc.: Water Survey Canada Full Roll Out

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, announced today the successful completion of the national deployment of the AQUARIUS system across all of the Water Survey of Canada's 28 offices. The real-time operations ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Ecologix Environmental Systems Hydraulic Fracturing Survey Highlights Importance of Water Treatment

    Results from a recent survey conducted by Atlanta-based Ecologix Environmental Systems indicate that water treatment can play an important role in industry perceptions of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Ecologix, a leading manufacturer of wastewater treatment technologies that can be used to treat frac water, surveyed wastewater and energy ...

  • Shallow Water Hydrographic Surveying Has A New Leader SWiFT SVP

    Following a successful showing at Ocean Business, Valeport has now released the latest addition to its portfolio of sound velocity sensors and profilers, the SWiFT SVP. Initial feedback suggests that it's possibly the best Shallow Water Survey Sound Velocity Profiler available today.    Positioned as the ultimate handheld profiler, the SWiFT SVP has been designed from the outset with ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available

    The American Water Works Association has announced that the 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available for purchase. Available for utilities serving populations over 100,000, populations from 10,000 to 100,000, and populations under 10,000, the 2016 survey provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and ...

  • Arkansas receives $343,200 to monitor and survey freshwater

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping Arkansas take additional steps to assess the effects of pollutants and other stressors on the state’s freshwater resources. EPA awarded $343,200 to Arkansas to participate in a National Ecoregion Monitoring Program, a Wetlands Survey Project and develop a software program to interface the data. EPA works with states and local ...

  • The state of our rivers: EU-wide survey results

    A Europe-wide survey of rivers and streams has tested water samples for a range of polar organic pollutants. The study highlights the problems associated with the persistence of industrial pollutants and monitoring emerging pollutants. The continual entry of organic pollutants derived from personal care products, pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals via wastewaters into rivers and streams is ...

  • Remote-control boat speeds reservoir surveys

    As the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford has developed a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately. The ARC-Boat employs a sophisticated SonTek (a Xylem company) M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) which is a 5-beam depth sounding device that scans the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Survey asks Missourians to place dollar value on wetlands

    The state of Missouri is asking for help from the public in placing a dollar value on any given acre of wetland by asking people to respond to an online questionnaire. Information from the anonymous survey will help the Department of Natural Resources develop economic tools to evaluate wetland compensation and the costs the public is willing to bear for wetland management and restoration. Every ...

  • Land Surveying for Volatile Organics Detection with PID

    Environmental Consultants and contractors have the responsibility of monitoring the remediation of industrial waste sites and closed military bases. With Government pressure to develop brownfield sites, the environmental consultant must identify contamination and ensure clean-up is effective. A simple method is to use PIDs to rule out the presence of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey

    The US President’s proposed USD 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 emphasizes cost-containment and program savings while investing in research and development programs to restore and protect the nation’s lands and waters for future generations. To address the President’s priority on fiscal responsibility, the USGS 2012 budget makes vital investments in ...

  • EPA Requests comments on survey for stormwater rule

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a survey to help strengthen stormwater regulations and reduce stormwater discharges from newly developed and redeveloped sites.  Stormwater discharges can harm water quality through increases in stormwater volume and pollutant loadings into nearby waterways. Generally, as sites are developed, less ground area is available ...

  • CSIRO Melbourne air quality survey volunteer call

    CSIRO air quality researcher, Dr Melita Keywood, said scientists are hoping to involve 40 households across Melbourne in the study funded by the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. “We know that some household pollutants pose a health risk under certain circumstances – but there is no profile of what could be described as average conditions in a ...

  • Sustainability management survey shows managers want more

    A recent Facility and Sustainability Data Management Survey suggest that there is broad interest for increased tracking of sustainability metrics from across the organization, but dissatisfaction with the tools available to measure utilities usage. iReuse, a California based consulting firm, surveyed commercial facility and sustainability professionals in order to identify which sustainability ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Survey Recognizes IBM as Greenest Company in U.S.

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been recognized for the second consecutive year as the greenest company in the U.S., according to the Newsweek 2012 Green Rankings survey, ...


    By IBM Corporation

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