WATER RESOURCES ARTICLES

New study provides first global look of Earth's water-stressed cities

A team of scientists working at the Socio-environmental Synthesis Center surveyed and mapped water sources of more than 500 cities globally, providing the first global look at the water infrastruct...

Maximizing Opportunities: Managing Our Water Resources to Shape the Next Century

Itron recently conducted a global survey, which resulted in the first annual Itron Resourcefulness Index. This study measured perceptions of over 600 utility executives and 800 consumers in 14 coun...

Pumped Storage: Using Water Towers, Aquifer Well Pumps to Generate Energy During Peak Demand Periods

One way to reduce demand and higher on-peak electric charges is to store excess power during off-peak periods and tap into this stored energy during on-peak periods. Pumped storage has been found t...

Funding to help CA communities stretch water supplies, deal with drought

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to bring relief to California communities affected by the enduring drought, the U.S. Department of Interior announced that the Bureau of Reclamation wil...

WRI partners with Bloomberg to launch interactive water risk map

The World Resources Institute announced the integration of its Aqueduct Overall Water Risk map with Bloomberg's interactive mapping platform, BMAP.

WERF now accepting pre-proposals for 2014 Unsolicited Water Research Program

The Water Environment Research Foundation is now accepting pre-proposals under its 2014 Unsolicited Research Program.

AWWA, WEF praise passage of WIFIA legislation

A House-Senate committee released legislation to create a pilot Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority that would lower the cost of renewing America's aging water infrastructure -- a...

New report examines water security in U.S. water-scarce regions

According to a Charting New Waters report released by The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, water and wastewater industry leaders are implored to develop a persuasive story about the potential seve...

Shale Gas & Water in the UK

Shale gas exploitation in the UK has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. Should the "fracking" industry fully develop in the country, what impact will it have on water res...

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize state winners to attend national competition

The Water Environment Federation has announced the 2014 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize -- the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project.

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Scipar Inc

Specializes in the design and commissioning of fully engineered process control systems for water resources, hydroele...

Gemite Products Inc

Offers waterproofing systems for potable water NSF/ANSI approved, waste-water (crystalline & flexible system), waterp...

Medro Systems Inc

Manufactures industrial and medical water treatment systems, primarily reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, deionization...

RS Technical Services Inc

Video pipeline inspection systems with unparalleled product durability and reliability utilizing cutting-edge single ...

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Tri-Bond Rubber Linings

Blair's Tri-bond rubber linings are designed with a triple layer construction consisting of a soft/semi-hard/soft combination of rubbers and are specially compounded for many solutions.

Intelligent Water

The Intelligent Water software solution derives insights from data to help utilities manage pressure, reduce water consumption, mitigate sewer overflow, and better manage their water infrastructure, assets and operations.

Quantum Marketing Group

Manufactures flexible pipeline and valve markers, signs, decals and related visual identification products.

Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd

Provides customized solutions and high-quality components used in industrial applications, gas and water distribution.