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Headlines for the week of Mar. 2, 2015: Main break drains Bradford water supply; USDA to provide funding for natural disaster recovery in 13 states; Pipe burst floods historic building in Detroit; Expanded shale wastewater standard released

  

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Europe's largest potable water brine electrochlorination plant receives advanced hypochlorite system

To reduce risk from bulk storage of liquid chlorine, the Huntington Water Treatment Works in Ches...

Interior signs historic water rights agreement with Nevada, Shoshone-Paiute Tribes

As part of President Obama's commitment to empower tribal nations, Secretary of the Interior Sall...

100RC, MWH Global form partnership for innovative urban resilience initiative

100 Resilient Cities announced a new partnership with MWH Global to provide advisory and technica...

Biotechnology breakthroughs expanding opportunities in water market, report finds

According to a new Insight Report from BlueTech Research, exciting market opportunities are openi...

New interactive flood warning maps released for parts of Kansas, Missouri

Developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the City of Overland Park, Kan., and...

100RC, MWH Global form partnership for innovative urban resilience initiative

100 Resilient Cities announced a new partnership with MWH Global to provide advisory and technica...

Biotechnology breakthroughs expanding opportunities in water market, report finds

According to a new Insight Report from BlueTech Research, exciting market opportunities are openi...

Ontario WWTP receives first ISI Envision sustainable infrastructure award in Canada

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure announced that the Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatm...

NACWA honors LA Sanitation with National Environment Achievement Awards

At its 2015 Winter Conference held in Charleston, S.C., earlier this month, the National Associat...

Water reuse upgrade transforms Kuwait WWTP into world's largest facility of its kind

Kuwait's Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plantis is set to install submerged hollo...

New interactive flood warning maps released for parts of Kansas, Missouri

Developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the City of Overland Park, Kan., and...

NACWA honors LA Sanitation with National Environment Achievement Awards

At its 2015 Winter Conference held in Charleston, S.C., earlier this month, the National Associat...

VIDEO: Cambridge’s ambitious storm water reuse project

One of the UK's largest storm water recycling systems is being built, as part of the the North We...

MWRD, officials announce secured funding for Albany Park Stormwater Tunnel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Rep. Mike Quigley, 39th Ward Alderman Margaret Laurino, and officials...

New studies shed light on effects of dam removal on waterway landscapes

New studies released this week by government, tribal and university researchers have shed new lig...

Australian pipeline project improves operations with high-precision actuators

The Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline project, a nearly 75-mile industrial water pipeline in ...

CSSD expands performance standard to address treatment of shale wastewater

The Center for Sustainable Shale Development announced that it has expanded its wastewater Perfor...

Siemens to supply turbines for MI combined-cycled power plant project

Siemens has announced that it is supplying two gas turbines and one steam turbine for the Holland...

Duke Energy, U.S. government reach proposed agreement on NC coal plants

Duke Energy has reached a proposed agreement with the U.S. government that, if approved, would cl...

USGS analyzes Idaho groundwater data to optimize future aquifer monitoring

U.S. Geological Survey scientists have released analyses of more than 30 years of water-quality d...

100RC, MWH Global form partnership for innovative urban resilience initiative

100 Resilient Cities announced a new partnership with MWH Global to provide advisory and technica...

J.L. Wingert Company appoints new national sales manager

The J.L. Wingert Company, a supplier of advanced-design equipment for water and wastewater treatm...

CA city deploys smart water software for improved decision support, capital planning

In an effort to prioritize main replacement, coordinate outage response, pinpoint capacity defici...

Water Council names first director of finance and operations

The Water Council announced that it has officially named Amy Jensen as the organization's first d...

Ontario WWTP receives first ISI Envision sustainable infrastructure award in Canada

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure announced that the Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatm...

Ontario WWTP receives first ISI Envision sustainable infrastructure award in Canada

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure announced that the Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatm...

Duke Energy, U.S. government reach proposed agreement on NC coal plants

Duke Energy has reached a proposed agreement with the U.S. government that, if approved, would cl...

USGS analyzes Idaho groundwater data to optimize future aquifer monitoring

U.S. Geological Survey scientists have released analyses of more than 30 years of water-quality d...

NACWA honors LA Sanitation with National Environment Achievement Awards

At its 2015 Winter Conference held in Charleston, S.C., earlier this month, the National Associat...

WV train crash impacts local water supplies; cleanup efforts underway

During a snowstorm in West Virginia earlier this week, a train carrying over 100 tankers of crude...

Europe's largest potable water brine electrochlorination plant receives advanced hypochlorite system

To reduce risk from bulk storage of liquid chlorine, the Huntington Water Treatment Works in Chester, England -- Europe's largest potable water brine electrochlorination plant -- has received an advanced on-site hypochlorite generating system from Severn Trent Services.

Australian pipeline project improves operations with high-precision actuators

The Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline project, a nearly 75-mile industrial water pipeline in the state of Queensland, Australia, recently installed advanced actuator technology from AUMA.

Tonkin Consulting appoints desalination specialist as new principal water engineer

Tonkin Consulting announced that it has appointed Neil Palmer to serve as principal water engineer at the company's head office in the city of Adelaide.

Water reuse upgrade transforms Kuwait WWTP into world's largest facility of its kind

Kuwait's Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plantis is set to install submerged hollow-fiber membranes and low-fouling reverse osmosis membranes provided by GE that will enhance the plant's production capacity from 375,000 to 600,000 cubic meters per day.

VIDEO: Cambridge’s ambitious storm water reuse project

One of the UK's largest storm water recycling systems is being built, as part of the the North West Cambridge Development, which will include rainfall being reused for non-potable uses...

Europe's largest potable water brine electrochlorination plant receives advanced hypochlorite system

To reduce risk from bulk storage of liquid chlorine, the Huntington Water Treatment Works in Ches...

Australian pipeline project improves operations with high-precision actuators

The Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline project, a nearly 75-mile industrial water pipeline in ...

Water Council announces Round III of The Brew accelerator program

The BREW, a first-of-its-kind place-based global seed accelerator for water technology start...

CA city deploys smart water software for improved decision support, capital planning

In an effort to prioritize main replacement, coordinate outage response, pinpoint capacity defici...

Biotechnology breakthroughs expanding opportunities in water market, report finds

According to a new Insight Report from BlueTech Research, exciting market opportunities are openi...

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This white paper describes the use and installation of level transmitters for stormwater monitoring in roadside ditches for disaster prevention. Th...

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