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  • Grants awarded to water well and training projects in developing nations

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) has awarded a total of $35,000 to five applicants for groundwater supply, and education and training projects in developing nations. The NGWREF’s Developing Nations Fund provides dollar-for-dollar matching grants for qualified projects in low-income, developing, or third-world nations as defined by The World Bank or some ...

  • California American Water releases study of Monterey Peninsula water supply alternatives

    California American Water has issued a technical memorandum concerning water supply alternatives designed to meet the Monterey Peninsula’s water shortage. The memo, which was prepared by RBF Consulting, examines eleven water projects capable of meeting the area’s water supply deficit, including the Marina desalination plant, pipeline, and Aquifer, ...


    By American Water

  • NGWA to provide new private water well owner help under U.S. EPA agreement

    The National Ground Water Association invites household water well owners to take advantage of a new hotline, a monthly tip sheet, and other training and technical assistance tools supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The goal of the U.S. EPA-funded cooperative agreement with NGWA is to increase the knowledge of private well owners in the 50 states, territories, and tribal lands ...

  • Training manual on water integrity

    The training manual is developed to assist capacity builders in developing training and educational programmes on water integrity and how it can be promoted and worked with in more practical ways. The overall goal is to develop institutional capacities and prepare for change through increased knowledge and action on integrity, accountability and anti-corruption in any country or region. The ...

  • Training manual on water integrity

    The training manual is developed to assist capacity builders in developing training and educational programmes on water integrity and how it can be promoted and worked with in more practical ways. The overall goal is to develop institutional capacities and prepare for change through increased knowledge and action on integrity, accountability and anti-corruption in any country or region. The ...

  • Global Water Initiative created in response to world water crisis

    A new partnership has been launched to address the declining state of the world’s fresh water supply and the lack of access to clean water services by the world’s poorest people. The Global Water Initiative (GWI) brings together a group of seven leading international NGOs, including Action Against Hunger (ACF) – USA, CARE, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), The World Conservation Union (IUCN), ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Water Integrity training for sub-Saharan Africa to be launched

    In response to the need and demand from Sub-Saharan Africa, the UNDP-Water Governance Facility together with its partners WaterNet, Cap-Net and WIN was able to secure 15.9 million Swedish Kronor (approximately 2.4 million US$) from the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for a period of three years to implement a Regional Capacity Building Programme promoting and developing Water ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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 ...

  • Florida municipalities meet increased water demand with FILMTEC™ reverse osmosis membranes

    High-capacity FILMTEC™ reverse osmosis membrane elements from Dow Water Solutions are helping the Florida municipalities of Boynton Beach and Fort Pierce meet increasing local demand for drinking water. The Boynton Beach municipality replaced the existing older membranes in its water purification system with new, higher square footage FILMTEC membranes and added more pressure vessels, enabling ...

  • Oil-in-water measurements on off-shore platforms, in refineries or wastewater treatment facilities

    The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers, manufactured by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. are specifically designed for easy, on-site measurement of total oil and grease (TOG), total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH), and fats, oil and grease (FOG) concentration levels in produced water on off-shore platforms or wastewater in refineries or treatment facilities. Typical analysis time is under 15 minutes, including ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • GAMA & GE to bring water to Northern Jordan through US$1bn pipeline

    A milestone in a strategically important new water supply that will help alleviate a severe water shortage in Jordan’s capital and surrounding area has been reached with funding of construction of a pipeline project by GAMA Energy A.S., a joint venture between GAMA Holding A.S. and GE (NYSE:GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services. The US$1 billion Disi Water Conveyance Project includes construction ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...

  • WWF and H&M Develop New Cutting Edge Water Strategy

    Conservation organisation WWF and fashion company H&M have entered into a three year global partnership. Side by side, a new H&M water strategy has been formed which is a game changer in the fashion industry, as it takes the whole supply chain into account and goes far beyond the factory lines.  “This partnership marks an evolution in the corporate approach to water. H&M ...


    By WWF UK

  • 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 ...

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