water management information system News

  • Students Compete to Design Green Stormwater Management Systems

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is engaging teams of college students to develop green infrastructure system designs to manage stormwater runoff in its third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge. Registration ends Oct. 3. Stormwater is one of the nation’s most significant challenges to water quality. It pollutes our nation’s streams, rivers and lakes, posing a threat to human ...

  • NSF International Appoints Alex Zhang to Managing Director, Water Systems, Asia-Pacific

    NSF International, a global testing, auditing and certification organization focused on protecting public health and the environment, has appointed Alex Zhang to Managing Director, Water Systems, Asia-Pacific from his previous position as General Manager overseeing NSF’s Shanghai operations. Zhang’s 16 years of experience in water treatment technologies, operations management ...


  • New funding for first nation water systems

    The federal government has announced new investments in on reserve First Nation water and wastewater systems. The government will invest $330.8 million over two years to build and renovate water and wastewater infrastructure on reserves and to support the development of a long-term strategy to improve water quality in First Nation communities. Funding will be targeted to reduce risk levels and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • AGT International Showcases World´s First Truly Integrated Water Resource Management Solution at Asia-Pacific Water Summit

    Solution that mitigates the impact of devastating flooding and droughts unveiled in Chiangmai At today's second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiangmai AGT International, one of the fastest growing safety and security solutions organizations in the world, and local partner Loxley Group unveiled the world's first truly ...


    By AGT Group GmbH

  • Turning Your Compliance Management

    It always a pleasure to work with proactive organizations that have their environmental programs clearly defined, materials organized for access, with goals and objectives clearly communicated. Such elements are indicative of effective compliance management programs. EHS stewards of such programs should be proud of their efforts, but often find they come up short when pursuing external ...

  • WEF, EPA and other water quality organizations renew memorandum of understanding for decentralized wastewater management

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) joined the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen water quality organizations in renewing a commitment to improving national decentralized wastewater treatment system performance by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Decentralized Wastewater Management last week in Washington, D.C. This new MOU will continue the efforts begun ...

  • Planning for is A Must for Considering Risk Management

      Tampa, FL.  (May. 31, 2012) – Vying for a position in branding green can be a daunting task. Yet, Green Education Online drives home the importance of not getting caught up in branding green as much as having green business practices and sustainability plans  that will be able to be measured, pass risk assessments  and having an ...


  • Groundwater experts meet to tackle future management challenges

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, has opened the National Water Commission's inaugural national Groundwater Forum, which has brought together 120 of Australia's leading groundwater experts to discuss the challenges in managing the nation's groundwater and the associated reform actions agreed under the National Water Initiative. Dr Kelly said, 'Groundwater is a ...


    By Australian Government

  • EPA provides $15 million to help small drinking water and wastewater systems across the country/funding will help small systems better serve local communities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will provide up to $15 million in funding for training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems, defined as systems that serve fewer than 10,000 people, and private well owners. The funding will help provide water system staff with training and tools to enhance system operations and management practices, and ...

  • Satellites help locate water in Niger

    Like most sub-Saharan African countries, Niger faces problems meeting its water needs. As part of ESA’s TIGER initiative, satellite data are being used to identify surface and underground water resources in the drought-prone country.Due to the rainfall variability in time and in space, during recent years the rain-fed agriculture struggles to meet the requirements of food security in the Sahel ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • EPA awards $15 million to assist U.S. small drinking water and wastewater systems

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $15 million in funding to provide training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems – those serving fewer than 10,000 people – and to private well owners. The funding will help provide training and tools to improve small system operations and management practices, promoting sustainability and ...

  • Imtech helps solving water problem

    With its corporate citizenship programme 'Shared Success in Developing Countries' (SSDC), Imtech wants to contribute to the sustainable development of South Africa in the framework of its own Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy. Recently two Imtech development teams left for South Africa to work on improving the provision of water and the promotion of water consciousness in the Gert ...


  • Nominate for the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize

    Help find the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate! The nominee should have made outstanding achievements of lasting significance in developed or developing countries and provided stimulation for further important work. The work should have great potential or proven impact. Please note that nominations must be submitted in English and that self-nominations or nominations made by persons ...

  • UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI

    Anti-Corruption in the Water Sector Corruption plagues water resources management, water supply and sanitation service provision, hydropower, and irrigation in agriculture. It reduces economic growth, discourages investment, violates human dignity, increases health risks and robs poor people of their livelihoods and their access to water. Yet, the systematic means to prevent and punish ...

  • Nominate now for the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

    Fill the simple online nomination form before 25 September, 2014. Eligibility requirements A valid nominee for the Stockholm Water Prize should have made outstanding achievements of lasting significance in developed or developing countries. The work should have great potential or proven impact and provided stimulation ...

  • Huntington W.Va. settles storm water violations with EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement of alleged Clean Water Act violations by the City of Huntington, W.Va. In a consent agreement with EPA, the City has agreed to pay a $15,000 penalty, and implement environmental projects to improve water quality in the Ohio River. The projects will have the added benefit of creating green space and reducing flooding in the ...

  • Award for landmark EPAL-Cranfield water research

    A collaboration between Cranfield University and Portugal-based EPAL (Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres), has been awarded an International Water Association (IWA) Project Innovation Award for a study on strategic risk management in water. A key objective for any water utility is a supply water of adequate quality, quantity and reliability. At the strategic level, other ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Global Water Intelligence Opens Asia Office in Singapore

    SIWW, Singapore, June 30, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Water Intelligence, the leading information service for the international water industry, is the latest addition to the fast evolving cluster of water businesses that are making Singapore the centre of the water world.In conjunction withthe Singapore International Water Week, Global Water Intelligence has announced that it will open its ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • ITT Corporation, Black & Veatch and Water for people bring student water projects to life in Ghana

    ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT), Black & Veatch, and Water For People have announced that they will be supporting the improvement, refinement and implementation of two award-winning student water projects that received national titles in the 2010 Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition, one of the world's most prestigious student competitions for water-related research. With this support, ...

  • EPA Kicks Off Third-Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching its third-annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a prize contest that engages college students in developing innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change. Through Campus RainWorks, teams of undergraduate and graduate students, working with a faculty advisor, develop a proposed green ...

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