water-use efficiency News

  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. NSW environment minister Gabrielle Upton announced the new scheme, which will see approximately 800 reverse vending machines installed across the state, contributing to its litter ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Europe needs to use water more efficiently

    Europe needs to redouble efforts in using water more efficiently to avoid undermining its economy, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Inefficient water use impacts hard on the resources needed by ecosystems and people, both vital assets for European productivity and security. The report ' ...

  • GRDC research targets water-use efficiency gains

    Advances in management practices mean growers have been making steady improvements in water-use efficiency over the past 30 years. However, future climate variability in southern Australia is likely to deliver warmer and drier springs. So storing as much water in the soil as possible prior to sowing will become vital if maximum productivity is to be achieved. The Grains Research & Development ...

  • Water and food security - Increasing water-use efficiency in agriculture

    Water scarcity affects one in three people on Earth, and the problem could increase with population growth and as the impacts of climate change become more widespread. Water is our most abundant natural resource, but without doubt it is the most misused, undervalued, and least well managed staple of life. The demand for clean fresh water for human consumption and food production is rising almost ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smart Irrigation Month Helps Growers Maximize Water-Use Efficiency

    Smart Irrigation Month is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use and highlights effective practices and innovative technologies to:  Increase crop yield per acre.  Apply water and nutrient inputs more precisely for improved results with no waste.  Minimize runoff and top soil erosion.  Help protect and preserve water ...


  • Culligan Introduces High Efficiency Water Softener for Commercial Use

    Culligan, a leading global innovator of advanced filtration and water softening solutions for more than 70 years, unveiled its innovative High Efficiency (HE) Water Softener as part of its ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • Achieve high quality component cleaning by efficiently processing used rinsing water

    More and more surface technology companies are challenging themselves to make their processes both cost-effective and high in quality. Proper, efficient rinsing water processing allows them to do just that. H2O GmbH will explain exactly how this works at the Oberflächentagen (‘Surface Days’) held by the Zentralverband Oberflächentechnik (ZVO; Central Association of Surface ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Helping an ancient Turkish city use water more efficiently

    The solution consists of 195 WaterMaster electromagnetic flowmeters, ABB’s uniquely accurate device for measuring flow in water, wastewater and sewage applications. Each of the city’s 195 subterranean wells is equipped with a WaterMaster flowmeter that enables metropolitan water utility, Koski, to efficiently manage Konya’s precious water resources by accurately measuring the volume of water ...


    By ABB

  • A drop reduced, a drop saved: Pepsico among US water efficiency leaders

    Water efficiency is critical to the growing US economy and quality of life. Water Efficiency Leaders are being recognized for their contributions in reducing, reusing and recycling water through leadership, innovation and water saved. 'Water is America's greatest liquid asset,” said Benjamin H. Grumbles, EPA’s assistant administrator for water. “EPA commends these water champions for saving water ...

  • Equitable and efficient use of water resources is key to sustainable population growth

    Population growth of any country is ultimately dependent on that country’s access to freshwater resources, which also determines its capacity to produce food. A new study shows that population growth is expected to decline in countries with low water resources, as water-rich countries reduce food exports in order to feed their own growing populations. The world’s population is growing ...

  • From efficient water use to quitting fossil fuels – survey shows different approaches to resource efficiency across Europe

    Resource efficiency is a policy priority for Europe. However, across the region there are many different approaches to ‘doing more with less’, as shown by a survey of countries’ policies, carried out by the European Environment Agency (EEA). In coming years, societies will have to confront a huge challenge. While global population and economic production continue to ...

  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • DelAgua health to use carbon financing to bring clean water and efficient energy to Rwanda

    750,000 Families to Receive Water Filters & High Efficiency Cook stoves Reducing Need for Wood Fuel Embedded Monitoring Devices Measure Effectiveness 750,000 rural households in Rwanda’s Western province will receive water filters and high efficiency cook stoves for home use. The project is being run by DelAgua Health in ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Through Energy And Water Use Efficiencies

    Even as the expansive Texas A&M University campus continues to be built up, the university's energy cost continues to drop – and multi-million-dollar annual savings are being achieved through energy-related cost avoidance. At the same time, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower ...

  • MPs call for `water efficiency obligation`

    Ofwat must balance the requirement for sustainable water supplies with bills that are affordable for consumers, say MPs in their report about the latest water industry price review. Launching Ofwat Price Review 2009, EFRA Committee Chairman the Rt. Hon. Michael Jack MP said, “Affordability is a key issue.  Consumer bodies and water companies recognise that more customers are struggling to pay ...


    By UK Parliament

  • Calculate Wire-to-Water Efficiency Percentage (%)

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  • Capital planning and operational efficiency for water

    MWH Soft has released H2ONET PZM (Pressure Zone Manager) for power AutoCAD® (Autodesk, San Rafael, CA) users. The solution analyses, simplifies, and summarises pertinent hydraulic information for each pressure zone in a water distribution system model.  This water master planning tool greatly accelerates hydraulic diagram design of existing and proposed pressure zones and helps ensure ...


  • EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Leaders

    The EPA is today recognizing six winners of the 2007 Water Efficiency Leader (WEL) awards for their efforts in reducing, reusing and recycling water. Winners were chosen by a panel of national water experts and based on three criteria: leadership, innovation and water saved. “We applaud these winners for saving water, energy and money for America's families and communities,' said Benjamin H. ...

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