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  • The Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox system can provide information for the assessment of long-term trends in coastal water systems

    The new Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox is a generic, robust monitoring system that enables sea surface temperature, salinity, chlorophyll-a and turbidity to be monitored along with a vessel's geographical position. Already proven internationally, it is an exciting new system, which provides information for operators, passengers and environmental managers. These systems are plumbed into the ferries ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Rotork CVA delivers accurate pressure control for city’s water supply network

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also needs ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Chelsea Technologies Group - Novel Systems for Homeland Security

    Chelsea Technologies Group is working with the UK and US Government agencies & departments on developing novel sensor systems for environmental monitoring and protection. The systems are specifically designed to measure a wide range of physical, chemical, biological and optical properties of water. These enable the natural biological and physical background levels in rivers, reservoirs and ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • AP: Study finds fracking chemicals didn`t spread

    A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water at a western Pennsylvania drilling site, the Department of Energy tells The Associated Press. After a year of monitoring, the researchers found that the chemical-laced fluids stayed thousands of feet below the shallower areas ...


    By Associated Press

  • AUS$20 million to boost water information

    More than 100 new projects will share in US$20 million to improve the collection, management and sharing of water information across Australia, Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said today. “As we tackle climate change and deal with the effects of drought, the availability of robust and reliable information about our water supplies is hugely important,” Senator Wong said. ...

  • Infrastructure Week 2016: Groundwater and well systems are critical U.S. infrastructure

    “‘Out of sight, out of mind’ too often applies to groundwater and the subsurface environment in which it exists, but maintaining this critical infrastructure is essential to providing comfort, security, goods, and services for the U.S. economy.” The National Ground Water Association issued this important reminder today to mark the beginning of Infrastructure Week 2016 ...

  • Climate change threatens Caribbean`s water supply

    Experts are sounding a new alarm about the effects of climate change for parts of the Caribbean - the depletion of already strained drinking water throughout much of the region. Rising sea levels could contaminate supplies of fresh water and changing climate patterns could result in less rain to supply reservoirs in the coming decades, scientists and officials warned at a conference in St. Lucia ...


    By Associated Press

  • WISKI – Working Towards a Holistic View on Water

    Only 3% of all water on Earth is fresh water, 2/3rds of which is frozen and the rest mainly underground, with surface water possessing a small fraction of that 1/3rd. Water stress and scarcity are major concerns in the EU. In 2012, the World Economic Forum identified ‘Water supply crises’ as the leading threat to society. A Holistic View of Water Facing the challenges of water stress, ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • EPA agreement with Amtrak brings greater drinking water protections for riders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has entered into an agreement with the National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) to ensure safe and reliable drinking water for the railroad’s passengers and crews. To better protect the riding public from illnesses caused by microbiological contamination, the agreement requires Amtrak to monitor all the drinking water systems on its railcars and ...

  • B&V reinforces alternative water supply expertise in Western U.S.

    Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of alternative water supply projects aimed at ensuring water resilience and security, has named Dr. Jeff Neemann as a Client Director based in southern California. Neemann will have primary responsibility for meeting client needs in the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding communities. The relocation to California by Neemann, ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • DelAgua to Exhibit at India Water Works Association (IWWA) Convention

    IWWA will be hosting its 47th annual convention on 30th, 31st January & 1st February in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. IWWA is a voluntary body of professionals concerned with water supply for municipal, industrial, agricultural uses and treatment and disposal of waste water. IWWA focuses on the entire ‘Water Cycle’ encompassing ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • US$100m for urban water management in Chinese city of Bengbu

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a loan of US$100 million to the People’s Republic of China to help improve the water supply and manage wastewater in a major urban area of Anhui Province – around 400 kilometers west of Shanghai in the east of the country. The Bengbu Integrated Environment Improvement Project will focus on improving water management in the middle and ...


    By The World Bank

  • Melting glaciers threaten water supplies in Kyrgyzstan

    The number of glaciers in Kyrgyzstan has dropped by 15 percent over the past 30 years, according to Kyrgyz environmental experts, because of climate change. 'The process of melting glaciers is a very serious problem for Kyrgyzstan because the main water resources are connected first of all with the glaciers,' Anna Kirilenko, with the BIOM environmental NGO, told IRIN in the capital, Bishkek. ...


    By IRIN Association

  • EPA Proposes Additional Water Line Connections for Groundwater Contamination at Tinkham Garage Superfund Site in Londonderry, NH

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in consultation with New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), is proposing additional connections to an existing water line for residents whose wells have been found to have contamination and whom live northeast section of the Tinkham Garage Superfund Site (Site). This proposal is included in a draft Explanation of Significant ...

  • KOMPLETT research project – water recycling: Test phase successfully completed

    For many dry areas of the world which are difficult to reach, a decentralised water treatment system is the preferred option to a centralised water supply and disposal system. In collaboration with Villeroy & Boch, the Universities of Kaiserslautern and Bonn and ap-system engineering, EnviroChemie has now developed a KOMPLETT system for recycling water for large building complexes, such as ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Assuming ownership of the future

    Eschborn, 26 July 2007. The absence of a safe water supply poses a significant obstacle to development in the West African country of Benin. Only every second person has access to clean drinking water. Even in towns and cities, pipelines serve only about 60% of the population. Anyone who has to drink from open watering places or streams inevitably contracts diarrhoea, one of the most frequent ...

  • Irish Water chooses Rotork for penstock upgrade

    As part of a major modernisation programme at the Kilkit Water Treatment Plant in County Monaghan, Irish Water has installed Rotork’s intelligent CKc range of modular electric actuators at the site. In a contract awarded to Rotork by Coffey Water Ltd., inlet penstocks have been automated with CKc actuators to provide reliable on/off control, position monitoring and data logging of operating ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Drinking water watched by Queensland’s seventh sense

    CSIRO and a local water authority in Queensland, SEQWater, have joined forces to monitor the Lake Wivenhoe catchment, which spans an area about the size of the city of Brisbane, and supplies water to the region’s 1.5 million residents. Approximately 120 nodes, using CSIRO's FLECK™ smart wireless sensor network technology, are monitoring environmental conditions on Lake Wivenhoe and in the ...

  • 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

  • Pennsylvania Groundwater Contaminated By Coal Ash

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, September 18, 2007 (ENS) - Disposing of coal ash in mines is contaminating water supplies throughout Pennsylvania, according to a report released today by the advocacy group Clean Air Task Force and the nonprofit, public interest law firm Earthjustice. In 10 of 15 mines examined across the state, groundwater and streams near areas where coal ash, or coal ...

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