Desalination global news round-up

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Join WWi chief editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest global desalination news stories in the video newscast below.

Headlines include:

- LG Chem sets sights on reverse osmosis (RO) global number one spot after NanoH2O buy

- Bahrain ship yard to get $8.6 million RO plant under BOT contract

- Procurement set to start on 30,000 m3/day IWP in Oman

- China increases desalination capacity by 16% in 2013

- Renewable desalination to focus in Middle East conference discussion.

 

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SC water district earns prestigious national award for distribution efforts

Powdersville Water has announced that it is the first utility in South Carolina to achieve the Directors Award in the Partnership for Safe Water's Distribution System Optimization Program and one of only 11 nationwide. 

National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation awards scholarships

The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has recently awarded $25,000 from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund to 15 students across the country who are entering a field of study that serves, supports or promotes the groundwater professions.

Request for proposals now available for 11 new WRF research projects

The Water Research Foundation has announced that requests for proposals are now available for 11 new research projects funded under the Focus Area Research Program. Two additional RFPs are also available for projects under the Emerging Opportunities Research Program.

Reclamation announces FY16 budget of over $36M for western rural water projects

The Bureau of Reclamation has announced its FY16 budget for rural water projects across six western states -- Montana, North and South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, and New Mexico -- in an effort to deliver potable water supplies to specific communities.

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