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  • 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

  • Montana EQuIS water quality exchange (MT-eWQX) support

    This site provides guidance for submitting water quality data to Montana DEQ’s MT-eWQX database. MT-eWQX is DEQ’s main repository for storing water quality monitoring data, which includes physical, chemical, biological, and habitat data from a variety of projects across the state. Data submitted to MT-eWQX gets submitted to EPA’s National STORET Warehouse, which fulfills the STORET requirement of ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 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, ...


  • James Strayer joins Black & Veatch as Director of Infrastructure Planning

    James Strayer, P.E., has joined Black & Veatch’s global water business as Director of Infrastructure Planning. In this role, he will be responsible for developing and supporting Black & Veatch’s services across the United States to agencies for water, wastewater and reclaimed/recycled water master planning. Strayer will also support Black & Veatch’s initiatives in water reuse, wet-weather control ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • ECATTS Jan 2010

    Washington, DC - President Obama signed a new Executive Order focusing on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance. Demonstrating his commitment to environmental improvements, President Obama is charging all Federal agencies with developing and implementing a Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan, increasing environmental compliance by the year 2020. New policies ...

  • If it’s about water it will be at WEFTEC! hot topic workshops round out comprehensive technical program

    If it’s about water it will be at WEFTEC this fall in Orlando, Fla. As the largest conference of its kind in North America and the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, WEFTEC®.09 - WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference - offers the best water quality training and education available and provides unparalleled access to the latest in water quality ...

  • 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 ...

  • CEI names new director of training

    Compliance Environmental International (CEI), a full-service environmental and industrial hygiene consulting firm based in Baltimore (Glen Burnie), Maryland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shari L. Sullivan, Esq., to the position of Director of Training. Ms. Sullivan possesses a decade of federal regulatory experience, with a focus on water intrusion/mold consulting issues. In ...

  • 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

  • WEF offers new opportunity for online education

    “Access Water Training” Web site Provides Distance Learning Opportunities for Water Professionals Alexandria, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the launch of its new “Access Water Training” Web site, an online training program that allows busy utility operators and other water professionals to pursue continuing education opportunities in a ...

  • 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

  • Black & Veatch wins 14 health & safety awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

    Black & Veatch was recently commended for its efforts to maintain the highest standards in occupational health and safety by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Black & Veatch received 14 RoSPA awards, including three Gold Medals, in a year in which a record 1,650 entries were submitted from organizations representing a wide range of different industry sectors. RoSPA’s Gold ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Pall Corporation wins largest membrane water filtration project in Philippines

    Pall Corporation, a global leader in filtration, separation, and purification systems and technologies, announced that it has won a $14.7 million municipal water contract for the design and installation of a Pall Aria™ integrated microfiltration (MF)/reverse osmosis (RO) membrane water treatment system in Manila. The 100 MLD (million liters per day) project will be the Philippines’ first ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Energy efficient treatment process helps municipalities meet new class 1A wastewater standards in China

    The VertiCel Process, an advanced biological nutrient removal technology from Siemens Water Technologies, has seen increased recognition in the Chinese municipal wastewater market. North China Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute (NCMEDRI) and Tianjin Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute (TMEDI) have recently accepted the process technology and selected it for their ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • 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

  • DNV shows commitment to the water projects in China

    Starting in April 2008, these two projects consisted of bringing spring water from a nearby mountain through tanks and a modern pipeline system to each household and rebuilding an ecological sanitation facility for the residents. Training and hygiene education were also important parts of the projects. A grand ceremony was recently held at Xingfeng Village to celebrate the successful completion ...


    By DNV GL

  • Rainforests enter global economy

    Rainforests must become part of the global economy to survive, according to the Iwokrama International Centre (IIC). The Centre manages and conserves the unspoilt one million acre Iwokrama Rainforest in Guyana, which has become a model for sustainable rainforest management. Iwokrama is part of the Guiana Shield, one of only four remaining intact areas of rainforests in the world.  The ...

  • First 6 months of operating St Martin WWTP

    Assessment of the achieved results Port Louis _ Berlin - One of the administrative requirements upon taking over the operation of the St. Martin Wastewater Treatment Plant was the compilation of a full set of documentation necessary for any WWTP operation including operations, maintenance and health & safety manuals, which had to be drafted anew. This was followed by a comprehensive training ...


    By Berlinwasser International

  • ADB, Japan to help Asia cut human, economic losses from water disasters

    Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are providing support for improved flood management in the region, in a bid to lower the rising human and economic costs of water-related disasters. ADB’s Board of Directors approved a US$2 million grant from the Japan Special Fund for regional technical assistance to support investments in water-related disaster management. The Fund is financed by the ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Natural resource management critical to peacebuilding

    Intrastate conflicts are likely to drag on and escalate without a greater focus on environment and natural resources in the peacebuilding process, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). In addition, conflicts with a link to natural resources are twice as likely to relapse within the first five years, as shown by data collected by Uppsala ...

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