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  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • GAF AG to conclude AQUIFER project on African transboundary water management supported by Earth observation

    GAF AG, an internationally active geo-information technology company located in Munich, Germany, today announces the upcoming completion of the AQUIFER project. The final workshop will take place in Tunis at the beginning of September 2007. AQUIFER is one of the demonstrator projects of ESA's 'Earth observation for Integrated Water Resources Management in Africa' initiative, known as TIGER and ...


    By GAF AG

  • 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 ...

  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the Commission: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001, but is stricter. It requires a demonstration, through ...

  • Urban water design winners

    Joseph Bergen and Nicki Huang (students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design) earned top honours in the Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by Circle of Blue and Visualizing.org for their interactive water footprint graphic. The winners were announced on 22nd March, the eighteenth annual World Water Day. The winning graphic ‘What is Your Water ...


  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the EC: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (the eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001. In addition, it requires a demonstration, through ...

  • 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 ...

  • How science is tackling Pakistan`s water shortages

    Efforts are underway to preserve Pakistan's water supply as climate change, population growth and a stressed irrigation system take their toll. Water availability per person has already fallen by more than 500 per cent since the 1960s and is likely to decrease even further to just 550 cubic metres by 2025 — compared with the 9,800 cubic metres currently available in the United States, for ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

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