Water Training News

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ITT pledges to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people by 2013

    ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) announced today at World Water Week that it has pledged US$10.5 million over three years (2011-2013) to provide one million more people around the world with access to safe water and sanitation. This announcement marks a significant expansion of the company's signature corporate citizenship program, ITT Watermark, which will reach 500,000 people by the end of 2010. ITT ...

  • Water environment federation announces winners of the 2010 WEF excellence awards

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the winners of the 2010 WEF Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented at the WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration Reception during WEFTEC® 2010, WEF’s 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference, this October in New Orleans, La. 2010 WEF Excellence Award Recipients Collection Systems ...

  • 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 ...

  • AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Successfully Trains First Customer in Use of Its Unique Portable Balloon Inflation System; and Additional Orders Anticipated

    CENTENNIAL, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/09/10 -- Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW), (the "Company"), announced today that its technical team has assisted an unspecified military customer in the initial field training on the Portable ...


  • Premier Tech Increases Its Presence in India

    RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QUEBEC - Premier Tech accelerates the positioning of its products and services in India through its subsidiary Chronos Richardson Private Ltd. India. The mandate of this joint venture with its Indian partner, The Malani Group, is to commercialize the technologies of Premier Tech Aqua (PTA), a business unit of Premier Tech, and targets municipal and industrial wastewater treatment ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Defra announces more support for councils to tackle floods

    A £2million boost in funding to help local authorities deal with flood risk assessments was announced today by Environment Minister Richard Benyon as part of a package of measures to help prevent and manage future flooding. The additional funding will help local authorities identify areas where there is a significantly high risk of flooding and where maps and action plans for ...

  • EPA awards regional environmental education grants (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has awarded $190,000 in grants for projects to enhance environmental education and awareness in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio. These annual grants are given to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, community groups, tribes, schools and universities. “EPA is pleased to support innovative programs that help increase ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Romanian water and wastewater treatment equipment market poised for significant growth opportunities

    The Romanian water and wastewater treatment equipment market presents considerable long-term growth opportunities. The market is driven by both legislation and the inflow of European Union (EU) funds. In the municipal segment, EU Directives drive the demand for water and wastewater treatment applications, while available EU subsidies provide funds to execute projects. Revenues in the industrial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Analytical Technology to Host Series of Training Sessions in Ireland

    Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology Inc. announces that the company is hosting a number of water training workshops in Ireland. The free-of-charge sessions, which are aimed at councils and contractors in Ireland, will include advice on clean water processes including static mixing and chlorine dosing points, as well as training on the full range of Analytical ...

  • Kickstarting livelihoods with improved water management

    Worldwatch Research Intern Alex Tung reports on water management workshops that are teaching farmers and communities in West Africa how to incorporate micro-irrigation into their fields. In the hot, dry regions of West Africa, small-scale farmers can spend up to five hours a day irrigating their crops-hauling water in plastic buckets or in hollowed, dried out squashes known as calabashes. But ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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

  • 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 & wastewater - excellent performance by design

    Core Services From assessing your project needs to your plant installation and commissioning, we offer to provide our full technical and on-site support services to find your best water and wastewater treatment solution. EEC Europe Ltd / Devise provides the following services: Plant design & engineering Plant manufacture System installation / ...


  • AWWA and ASME-ITI issue ANSI standard for managing risk and resilience at water utilities

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovative Technologies Institute, LLC (ASME-ITI) announced today the development of the first risk and resilience management standard designed specifically for water utilities.   The J100 standard, created in response to 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and other recent disasters, will be released July 1, 2010. ...

  • Water & wastewater - excellent performance by design

    Core Services From assessing your project needs to your plant installation and commissioning, we offer to provide our full technical and on-site support services to find your best water and wastewater treatment solution. EEC Europe Ltd / Devise provides the following services: Plant design & engineering Plant manufacture System installation / ...


  • Hazmat Training Comes to Baltimore

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Malia Campbell Environmental Resource Center 919-469-1585; Fax: 919-342-0807 mcampbell@ercweb.com http://www.ercweb.com     May 29, 2010 - When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s ...

  • FY10 Region III Wetland Program Development Grants

    The Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) for Regions, initiated in FY90, provide applicants an opportunity to carry out projects to develop and refine comprehensive wetland programs. The authority for the grant program is Section 104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) which restricts the use of these grant funds to improving wetland programs by conducting or promoting the coordination and ...

  • FY10 Region 06 Wetland Program Development Grants

    Some awards may involve or relate to geospatial information. The Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) for Regions, initiated in FY90, provide applicants an opportunity to carry out projects to develop and refine comprehensive wetland programs. The authority for the grant program is Section 104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) which restricts the use of these grant funds to improving ...

  • City one - a serious game for a serious problem

    IBM  has announced CityOne, a new 'serious game' that can help customers, business partners and students discover how to make cities and their industries smarter by solving real-world business, environmental and logistical problems. Based on decades of experience in solving business challenges in creative ways, IBM 'serious' games are designed to train the workforce of tomorrow. Details on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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