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  • Phnom Penh water supply authority Wins stockholm industry water award 2010

    In recognition of its world class performance in water supply and self-sufficiency, the Cambodian Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) under the leadership of General Director Ek Sonn Chan has been named the winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award 2010. For background facts, translations and photos see: http://www.siwi.org/siwa2010 Historically, ...

  • Water – Everybody’s Business

    Stockholm – Using business models to manage public water supply, the 2010 Stockholm Industry Water Award winner Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) provides leading edge services to its customers today. Photos, video and press kit available online here: The PPWSA started using business models in 1993 which increased water provision in ...

  • Lead in EU drinking water

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health examines the presence of lead in drinking water in the EU and the problems with obtaining accurate data. The authors estimate that about 25% of EU households will have a lead pipe, meaning that around 120 million people are potentially exposed to health risks. Before the 1970s, water suppliers would only consider corrective action if lead ...


  • CEMEX Presents “Water Project” to Standardize Its Operations´ Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has developed a methodology to standardize water measurement and management across all of the company’s operations. Starting this year, this methodology will be rolled out to all of the businesses in the countries in which CEMEX operates in order to minimize the company’s water footprint and increase its ...


    By CEMEX

  • Ban on water-wasteful buildings proposed

    Minimum water efficiency requirements are to be set for all new homes, shops and office buildings under proposals announced this week. The proposed measures are part of the Code for Sustainable Homes, the Government's scheme aimed at addressing energy and water-related issues through planning rules, and could cut water use by 15-20%, ministers say. The Government is now consulting on details of ...

  • US Water Sector on the Verge of Transformation

    A new White Paper by Ernst & Young says the US must act quickly to address a number of critical water challenges, including increased water scarcity, aging infrastructure, climate volatility, water quality issues and water-related energy risks. Failure to do so could lead to major problems of water supply for both industrial, agricultural and consumer use. The report -The US water sector ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Studies find methane in Pennsylvania drinking water

    New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it's hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally, far away from drilling. The findings represent a middle ground between critics of the drilling ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • PepsiCo wins the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award

    The global food and beverage company PepsiCo has been named the recipient of the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award. PepsiCo has successfully reduced water consumption in its production, and extended its commitment beyond the company’s own operations to help solve water challenges on a broad scale. For translations and photos, visit: ...

  • Only Solution to Pakistan`s Water Crisis

    Immediate Press Release Karachi, Pakistan: National Water Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, the pioneer company in water and wastewater recycling hereby presents their latest Product “INSTAWATER”. The highly Engineered “INSTAWATER” has been developed after two years of intensive research. INSTAWATER has already bagged a ...

  • KELLER’s latest venture: the “H20” website for the water industry

    KELLER AG develops and creates pressure measurement technology for all manner of different applications. Alongside oil and gas, aeronautics, aviation and the automotive sector, water is another key industry – reason enough to give it its own dedicated website built around real-life examples. The new website showcases a range of potential solutions and explores how customers from the water ...

  • BASF Receives European Water Stewardship Certificate

    BASF is the first chemical company to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain. In order to attain this certificate, auditors of third party certification body TÜV Nord Integra assessed the entire water management performance of BASF's production site, from extraction of water at its source to its ...

  • The big issues facing the UK Water Industry

    The UK water industry is facing an unprecedented skills and innovation challenge as well as legislative, economic and environmental pressures that will require a significantly reduced emphasis on capital spending and a strong focus on delivering technically challenging, efficient solutions that address the many issues that remain unresolved. Mouchel’s Chief Engineer (Pipelines) Phil Clisham ...


    By Innovyze

  • South East Asia Water Ministers Forum Discuss Sustainable Water Solutions for a Changing Urban Environment

    Water Ministers from South East Asia and other regions met today at the inaugural South East Asia Water Ministers Forum and had an engaging discussion on key water management challenges that the region faces. Jointly organised by the Ministry ofthe Environment and Water Resources, Singapore and PUB, Singapore's national water agency in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week, the ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Kazakhstan to start process of joining UNECE Protocol on Water and Health

    At a meeting on 24 April 2014 in Burabay, Kazakhstan, key stakeholders of the National Policy Dialogue on water resources Steering Committee of Kazakhstan recommended the initiation of the process of joining the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)-World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health. The recommendation is based on the positive ...

  • Black & Veatch Roundtables Yield Recommendations for Overcoming Global Barriers to Water Reuse

    White Paper Outlines Innovative Ideas from Industry Thought Leaders During Six Major Global Conferences KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Dan McCarthy, President and CEO of Black & Veatch’s global water business, today posted four key recommendations for overcoming global barriers to reuse of water as part of an integrated water industry portfolio. High-level roundtable discussions with approximately ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Dr Peter Morgan – Inventor in Sanitation – receives the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize

    Dr Peter Morgan of Zimbabwe today received the Stockholm Water Prize for his life-long work to protect the health and lives of millions of people through improved water and sanitation technologies. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the prize to Dr Morgan at a Royal Award Ceremony during the World Water Week held in Stockholm, Sweden. An estimated 1.8 billion people live ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Advanced water solutions for the global mining industry

    With the mining boom showing no signs of abating, significantly increased volumes of water consumption and wastewater generation will be the likely result. This is highlighting the importance of sustainable solutions, advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies, as well as innovative business models to mitigate increasing water stress. Stricter environmental regulations and enhanced ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EU introduces more efficient monitoring of drinking water for better protection of public health

    As a first step following the European Citizens' Initiative Right2Water, new rules adopted by the Commission today provide flexibility to Member States as to how drinking water quality is monitored in around 100 000 water supply zones in Europe. This will allow for more focused, risk-based monitoring, while ensuring full protection of public health. ...

  • EU introduces more efficient monitoring of drinking water for better protection of public health

    As a first step following the European Citizens' Initiative Right2Water, new rules adopted by the Commission today provide flexibility to Member States as to how drinking water quality is monitored in around 100 000 water supply zones in Europe. This will allow for more focused, risk-based monitoring, while ensuring full protection of public health. ...


    By European Commission

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