Water Footprints News

  • The Water Footprint of the California Almond

    Almonds are an agricultural success story for California, but can their cultivation be sustained as the state enters a new drought? As California heads into another drought and a future that by all estimates will see even less precipitation and more human demand for water, every drop is important. From taking showers measured in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Disc Screw Press

    Watch our NEW Water Tecnik Disc Screw-Press Explainer Video for a simple explanation on the operation of our Water Tecnik Disc Screw Press! Potentially enjoy huge savings by recovering up to 95% of lost revenue. Water Tecnik Disc Screw Press is suitable for three types of ...


    By Water Tecnik Ltd.

  • Webinar: The Journey to a Zero Waste Water Footprint with Climate, Inc.

    At work and at home, we use water every day. Rainwater Harvesting enhancement practices solve potable, non-potable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world. Each time it rains, what water practices are you putting in place to optimize water input? Join the webinar to learn practical ways to close the loop by harvesting rain water for both residential and commercial efficiency of the ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • Sulzer Extends the High-Efficiency SMD Water Pump Range

    Sulzer introduces an extension to the state-of-the-art SMD axially split pump range to meet the requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. The company expands the performance of the pump range towards lower flows and implements a higher level of standardization for cost-effective solutions and short delivery times. The SMD pump range is ideal ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • Coca-Cola HBC Italia cuts carbon footprint with ENER-G trigeneration technology

    Coca-Cola HBC Italia will reduce its carbon footprint by 15% and save 40% on its energy costs after installing an ENER-G combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) system. The ENER-G CCHP (trigeneration) technology is providing 40% of ...


    By ENER-G

  • EPCOR expands US presence with Texas pipeline deal

    Canadian public utility EPCOR has grown its US water footprint this week following the $71 million acquisition from BlueWater Systems of a 53-mile pipeline project in Texas. The bulk water pipeline conveys water from Burleson County to wholesale customers in Travis County, and is expected to reach a final capacity of 18MGD – it is currently delivering just 2 MGD, though this figure is set ...

  • Pipelife environmental EPD calculator now available

    Pipelife as an active member of The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) is keen to raise awareness of the value that plastic pipe systems offer for a sustainable future. In order to provide more transparency about the impact of plastic pipe systems on our environment, Pipelife has issued an environmental EPD calculation tool, available as iOS app on the app store and as ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • MIT releases institutional greenhouse gas inventory

    Original story at MIT News The MIT Office of Sustainability has published the results of the first comprehensive campus greenhouse gas inventory, giving the MIT community the opportunity to understand, study, and improve decision-making on the ...

  • Carbon Trust calls for pathfinders to pilot new product water footprinting scheme

    The scheme will help businesses to demonstrate their leadership in sustainability by certifying the life cycle water use of their products to an international standard. They will also be able to communicate certification this with confidence through use of the Carbon Trust’s Water Footprint label. Water footprinting can help businesses to better understand the life cycle sustainability ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ENER-G CHP reduces carbon footprint of Manchester`s historic town hall and library

    Two of Manchester's finest public buildings are generating  their own low carbon energy supply via ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) technology. As part of the  multi-million pound refurbishment of the grade two-star listed Manchester Town Hall Extension and Central Library, main contractor Laing O' Rourke worked with ...


    By ENER-G

  • WRAP mobilises a Resource Revolution with ambitious plan for future

    Today, WRAP unveils its plan for the next five years which aims to create a revolution in the way that we use resources. ‘Resource Revolution: Creating the Future’ sets out how WRAP will work with businesses, governments and consumers to create the step change needed to meet the demands of the future generations. Increased pressure on the world’s natural resources ...

  • Abengoa signs Barcelona Declaration for a low carbon economy

    Furthermore, as part of World Environment Day, the company has published the new measures that will be included in its environmental policy. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, which is a member of the “Spanish Group for Green Growth”, has signed the ...


    By Abengoa

  • Simone Callioni, Aquatech’s Eastern Business Development Manager, Presenting at the Ida New Horizons for Desalination Conference

    Simone Callioni, Aquatech’s Eastern Business Development Manager, is speaking at the IDA New Horizons for Desalination conference May 17-19 in Santa Margherita, Portofino, Italy. This international conference is centered on social responsibility to provide future generations with a sustainable source of water and most importantly, what innovation is required to generate new and ever more ...

  • EPA Administrator McCarthy announces LEED Platinum Certification of San Francisco City Hall

    Today, U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined City of San Francisco officials to announce the U.S. Green Building Council’s award of LEED Platinum Certification – the highest possible rating – to San Francisco’s historic City Hall. Completed in 1915, City Hall is the oldest building in the United States to receive LEED Platinum Certification for Existing Buildings ...

  • Lima climate talks set for record carbon footprint

    The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest reserves, organizers say. Now the bad news: The Lima conference is expected to have the biggest carbon footprint of any U.N. climate meeting measured to date. At more than 50,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide, the negotiations' burden on ...


    By Associated Press

  • NRDC President: “Stamp out our carbon footprint - in our lifetime”

    - In an assertive bid to put the brakes on the fossil fuel pollution driving global climate change, NRDC President Frances Beinecke has called for the United States to stamp out its carbon footprint -- to become carbon-neutral -- in our lifetime. A veteran of four decades on the front lines of environmental advocacy, Beinecke issues the call to action and lays out a visionary plan to achieve the ...

  • GE Hitachi’s ESBWR Receives NRC Design Certification Approval

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced that its Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) design certification has been approved by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). “Achieving design certification means the ESBWR, the world’s safest reactor, can now become a reality,” said Caroline Reda, president and CEO of GEH. “Design certification will not ...


    By General Electric

  • Kellogg’s Requiring Farmers to Publish Carbon Footprint and Emissions Goals

    Cereal giant Kellogg’s will soon put pressure on its supply chain, including farmers, to reduce their emissions. Suppliers will be required to publish carbon footprint and emissions reduction goals as part of a new environmental drive. The company, which controls huge household name brands from Cornflakes to Pringles, unveiled its sustainability report featuring new goals for 2020 to expand ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • New ISO 14046 Water Footprinting Standard Released

    ISO have recently released a new Water Footprint Standard (ISO 14046) to communicate the importance of evaluating water management and supply. With water being a highly scarce global resource due to drought, water shortages, climate change, contamination and pollution; ISO 14046 promotes efficient measurement to create better management of water. ISO 14046 is a new international standard that ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring Federal Aviation Administration, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, in Oklahoma City for saving money, improving lives and protecting the planet by participating in the Federal Green Challenge (FGC). FAA and its employees were innovative in reducing water usage by 35 percent by using water-saving measures to replace water valves ...

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