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  • 10 communities and organizations selected for green streets-green jobs-green towns funding during green jobs training event

    Today the Chesapeake Bay Trust, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Department of the Environment announced the recipients of $376,000 in grant funding through EPA’s Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns initiative. This program was created to advance watershed protection, community livability, and economic vitality throughout ...

  • Quebec oil train derailment sparks criminal probe

    Quebec police are pursuing a painstaking, wide-ranging criminal investigation of the inferno ignited by the derailment of a runaway oil train that killed at least 15 people and left dozens missing in the burned-out ruins of a downtown district. Quebec police inspector Michel Forget ruled out terrorism as a cause, but said that an array of other possibilities remain under investigation, including ...


    By Associated Press

  • The right to water

    The problem is real. The United Nations forecasts that by 2030, nearly half of the world’s population will be living in areas of 'high water stress, and climate change is compounding the problem according to a UN report released to coincide with the Istanbul conference.  Global warming is causing droughts in some areas and floods in others. In Africa alone, between 75 million and 250 million ...


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  • Water Ball Makes a Splash

    Untitled Document Employees of water-related companies and their friends turned out in all their finery for the Water Ball to raise money for WaterAid. The event, held at the Albright Hussey Hotel, ...


    By ESI Consulting

  • Dow Live Earth Run for Water - Run For Water Toronto!

    Today, Live Earth announced plans to implement the largest worldwide water initiative on record to help combat the global water crisis. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water – to take place April 18, 2010 – will consist of a series of 6 km run/walks (the average distance many women and children walk every day to secure water) taking place over the course of 24 hours in countries around the world, ...


  • Launch of the Sembcorp Water Technology Prize, a Platform to Groom Young Water Technologists

    SIWW, Singapore - The Sembcorp Water Technology Prize, an inaugural national competition sponsored by Sembcorp Industries and co-organised by PUB - Singapore's national water agency, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)'s Singapore Membrane Technology Centre (SMTC) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP), was launched today at a networking event for young water talent held on the sidelines of the ...


  • Nestle commits to responsible water management

    With the 20th Annual World Water Week underway, Nestle in the United States is reaffirming its commitment to responsible water management business practices. "Water availability - both quantity and quality - touches our business in a number of ways," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "As part of recognition of World Water Week, Nestle in the United ...


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  • Singapore International Water Week kicks off

    While the economic downturn and heat wave might be casting shadows on the June school holidays, an upcoming action-pack event at the Marina Barrage this weekend on 20 and 21 June the inaugural Singapore International Water Festival (SIWF) should provide some welcome relief. This is also the first time the SIWF 2009 will be held in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week, in ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Water environment federation now offers free webcasts

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce a new webcast program that will provide free training to WEF members and the entire water profession. Featuring a range of timely topics, the monthly webcasts are made possible at no cost through the financial support of industry organizations and companies. “As a leading resource of water quality education and resources, WEF ...

  • New tools aid arid-land water management

    New tools developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are improving water management in arid regions. In areas where water is scarce, land managers irrigate with water that travels via intricate canal systems. At the ARS U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center in Maricopa, Ariz., director Bert Clemmens and his colleagues are developing computer software to automatically ...

  • Nestlé goes on the road to promote water conservation in the US

    Nestlé S.A. / Nestlé goes on the road to promote water conservation in the US . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ECOMONDO 2015 is hosting the debut of Global Water Expo

    Global Water Expo is one of the new features of ECOMONDO 2015, the great international expo dedicated to the recovery of material and energy and sustainable development. From November 3rd to 6th, Hall D3 at Rimini Fiera will host an area representing technologies for the management of the integrated water cycle with the accent on efficiency. An important conference section will ...

  • Water Environment Federation (WEF) Names Pamela Wolfe as Editor-in-Chief of World Water & Environmental Engineering

    Alexandria, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a U.S. based not-for-profit technical and educational organization, has named Pamela Wolfe editor-in-chief of World Water & Environmental Engineering, a bi-monthly international water quality magazine acquired by the Federation in January. 'As a well-respected editor in the water quality industry, Pamela is a great complement to WEF’s ...

  • Risk communications expert, doctor to address lead in water at gathering of public officials

    One of North America’s foremost risk communications experts, Dr. Randall Hyer, will gather with public officials overseeing water on June 21 to share science-based approaches for communicating about lead in the aftermath the Flint, Mich., incident. Dr. Hyer’s presentation is part of the Public Officials Breakfast & Caucus at the ...

  • Southern California World Water Forum to Tackle Local, Regional, Global Water Issues

    Students and professors from more than 40 community colleges and universities throughout Southern California will help launch an 18-month competitive grant program Friday (Oct. 7) aimed at addressing regional and global water issues. The third Southern California World Water Forum kicks off with a one-day workshop at Metropolitan Water District’s ...

  • Water and sustainable development top EU Commissioner`s agenda on visit to Zaragoza

    Expo Zaragoza 2008, 'The Biggest Water Festival on Earth', is the first stop for Danuta Hübner, European Commissioner for Regional Policy at the start of a mission focusing on water and sustainable development. Tomorrow, she will address a conference organised by ENCORE, a network for regional ministers responsible for environment policy, on the topic of water and climate change. She will mark ...

  • Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to address water experts at AWWA conference in Denver

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will speak to more than 2,000 water professionals from throughout North America at 9 a.m. Monday, June 10, during the opening general session of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE13) at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. ACE13, which will bring ...

  • Water Associations, EPA Release Effective Utility Management Practices Report

    Alexandria, Va. - Six associations representing the U.S. water and wastewater sector in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announce the release of Findings and Recommendations for a Water Utility Sector Management Strategy. Designed to advance effective utility management practices, the report culminates a 12-month effort focused on excellence in water and ...

  • Water environment federation announces the 2009 WEF excellence award recipients

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the recipients of the 2009 WEF Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented at the WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration Reception during WEFTEC®.09, WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference, on Tuesday, October 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. 2009 WEF Excellence Award ...

  • NGWA to launch, expand household water well owner training and technical assistance

    The National Ground Water Association is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide training and technical assistance to private household water well owners nationwide. NGWA will create new water well owner training and technical assistance programs, as well as build upon programs initiated under a one-year grant completed last August. NGWA will receive about ...

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