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Louisiana added to EPA assessment of nation's coastal waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has received $485,000 from the EPA to test water quality along the state's Gulf Coast. The sampl...

USDA announces up to $99M in funding for Sandy recovery in three states

The USDA will provide up to $99 million in conservation funding to assist Hurricane Sandy victims in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey and New ...

APWA appoints president, names new, re-elected board members

The American Public Works Association has elected Larry Stevens, P.E., PWLF, project director for the HR Green, Inc. in Johnston, Iowa, as presiden...

First CSIA-certified controlled system integrator approved in Africa

The Control System Integrators Association announced it has certified a control system integrator company in Africa, demonstrating its commitment t...

Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

Recent efforts undertaken in UTZ Certified's Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climat...

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Headlines for the week of Aug. 25, 2014: Toledo battles rumor mill over water advisory; Drought study finds western U.S. is rising; Drinking water safe following diesel fuel spill on Ohio River; Board OK's Detroit water, sewer bond buyback plan

  

WATERWORLD MIDDLE EAST 2014

This year’s WaterWorld Middle East event will take place on October 12-14 at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. Here’s a selection of some of the key speakers >>>

WATER INDUSTRY NEWS BY TOPIC

Pacific Institute receives grant to help improve CA drought research, solution efforts

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has donated a $250,000 grant to the Pacific Institute t...

White House, EPA honors 16-year-old NH student for developing sustainable water purification method

The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency awarded ...

Cambrian Innovation named 2015 Technology Pioneer for innovative bioelectric solution

The World Economic Forum recently named Cambrian Innovation as a 2015 Technology Pioneer for its ...

New report covers wildfire impacts on water supplies, potentials for mitigation

A new report from the Water Research Foundation and Canadian Water Network offers a a comprehensi...

Partnership enables USGS to help assess water resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, USGS scientists have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological ...

Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

Recent efforts undertaken in UTZ Certified's Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven tha...

Cambrian Innovation named 2015 Technology Pioneer for innovative bioelectric solution

The World Economic Forum recently named Cambrian Innovation as a 2015 Technology Pioneer for its ...

CA city WWTP upgrades cut energy costs by 75 percent in new contract

Schneider Electric announced the signing of a $3.9-million energy savings performance contract wi...

CDM Smith to bring biosolids improvements to Dallas wastewater system

CDM Smith has been recently selected by the Trinity River Authority of Texas to design comprehens...

CH2M HILL earns National Merit Awards for water, wastewater design-build projects

The Design-Build Institute of America has announced the recipients of its 2014 Project/Team Award...

USDA announces up to $99M in funding for Sandy recovery in three states

The USDA will provide up to $99 million in conservation funding to assist Hurricane Sandy victims...

Largest dam removal in U.S. history nears completion in WA

According to new reports, Washington's Elwha River dam removal project -- the largest in the nati...

Leading industry groups to streamline green building tool development

In a major partnership formed among leading U.S. building industry groups, a new memorandum has b...

Restoration project in DE town to improve water quality, stormwater management

The town of Greenwood, Del., is expecting to reduce flooding and improve its water quality in the...

NJ Gov signs legislation to better protect major water treatment plant

NJ Governor Chris Christie signed legislation authorizing $31.5 million in state financing to rai...

ExxonMobil to pay $1.4M penalty in settlement for CWA violations from 2012 oil spill

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced that ExxonMobil Pipel...

Study of Gulf Coast Deepwater spill site reveals key to tracking pollutants

Results from a new study of ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil s...

U.S. Coast Guard grants AMS acceptance for ballast water treatment system

The U.S. Coast Guard has granted alternate management system acceptance of a new ballast water ma...

Multinational company settles CWA violations at two major locations

Cargill Incorporated has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act at two...

Legal expert tells WWi about pros & cons of fracking for UK water companies

Simon Colvin, Partner at law firm Weightmans, explains why the UK government’s continued support ...

First CSIA-certified controlled system integrator approved in Africa

The Control System Integrators Association announced it has certified a control system integrator...

CA city WWTP upgrades cut energy costs by 75 percent in new contract

Schneider Electric announced the signing of a $3.9-million energy savings performance contract wi...

Water Council, JPMorgan Chase announce water investment partnership

A partnership has been announced between JPMorgan Chase & Co. and The Water Council designed ...

Innovative project makes history as first to mutually reduce water, energy use

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the Central Basin Municipal Water District with a new g...

American Water shares reach 52-week high with strategic acquisitions

On Tuesday, Aug. 19, the shares of American Water Works Company hit a 52-week high of $50.32. The...

Louisiana added to EPA assessment of nation's coastal waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has received $485,000 from the EPA to test wat...

Largest dam removal in U.S. history nears completion in WA

According to new reports, Washington's Elwha River dam removal project -- the largest in the nati...

Rare collaboration aims to reduce nutrient pollution in Mississippi River Basin

The U.S. Water Alliance issued a report highlighting common ground and innovative strategies betw...

Reclamation funding to help orgs establish, expand watershed activities

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that $496,337 in WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management ...

Study of Gulf Coast Deepwater spill site reveals key to tracking pollutants

Results from a new study of ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil s...

First CSIA-certified controlled system integrator approved in Africa

The Control System Integrators Association announced it has certified a control system integrator company in Africa, demonstrating its commitment to promoting the highest standards in business and management in the automation industry around the world.

Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

Recent efforts undertaken in UTZ Certified's Energy from Coffee Wastewater project has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills.

Partnership enables USGS to help assess water resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, USGS scientists have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey in efforts to establish an inventory of Afghanistan's water resources. As such, a new fact sheet details how these efforts help the country quantify and monitor these resources.

Xylem awarded contract for Southeast Asia run-of-river hydropower dam

A contract worth $19.6 million has been awarded to Xylem to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam in the country of Laos in Southeast Asia.

Desalination global news round-up

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

Desalination global news round-up

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

Global nanofiltration membrane market to reach $445.1M by 2019, study finds

According to a new report published by BCC Research, the global market for nanofiltration membran...

Innovative UV technology improves water treatment at CA brewery

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico, Calif., has implemented the use of UV technology from...

Flow monitoring project to conclude in city of Fort Smith

At the end of August, a major four-month flow monitoring project, conducted by RJN Group, Inc., i...

NSF expands plastic pipe testing capabilities with new acquisition

The laboratory portion of Jana Laboratories Inc., an engineering consulting and laboratory testin...

WHITE PAPERS

SCADA Alternatives for Remote Monitoring

Most utilities employ a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system or DCS (Distributed Control System) to operate and monitor their p...

How to Control Activated Sludge with Online Sensors

YSI's white paper delves into the concept of online monitoring and control in wastewater facilities. It's focus is the use of online instrumentati...

MBR Screening Selection Criteria

 The number of Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) treatment plants in design, construction and operation has increased considerably over the past deca...

WEBCASTS

Consumer Engagement for AMI -- Overcoming the 'Last Mile' Challenge

In this webcast, sponsored by Neptune Technology Group, we will discuss the drivers behind consumer engagement using customer web portals, the benefits and challenges to various approaches, an...

Automated phosphorus monitoring and treatment control meet highest standards for water protection

In this webcast, sponsored by the Hach Company you will hear about how the utility chose a sophisticated automatic monitoring and control solution, the Real-Time Control System for Phosphorus Remov...
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Workforce Productivity Without Hiring: MMSD and Veolia implement Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management Solution using Doc Palmer’s best practices for planning and scheduling

In this webcast, you will learn about the techniques, tools and processes MMSD and Veolia used to increase work productivity, reduce work backlog, and improve asset reliability at its water recover...
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Get More From Your Data

In this webinar the presenters will discuss ways for the utility to get the most value from its data by sharing it both between the field and office and across the various departments in the utility.

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