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House holds clean water affordability hearing; Springfield testifies on planning proposal

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment held a hearing to examine the status of EPA's Integ...

Great Lakes shoreline cities to gain $4.5M to fund green infrastructure projects

EPA announced a solicitation for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. It will award grants totaling up to $4.5 million to eligibl...

New Brunswick communities to receive major wastewater infrastructure improvements

A number of communities throughout the province of New Brunswick, Canada, will soon receive major improvements to their wastewater infrastructure b...

PPCA new website with conference database to benefit plastic pipe industry

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has released a new website that will provide important technical and commercial information for the plasti...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis”, according to a study by the Massachu...

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House holds clean water affordability hearing; Springfield testifies on planning proposal

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment h...

Great Lakes shoreline cities to gain $4.5M to fund green infrastructure projects

EPA announced a solicitation for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. It will a...

New Brunswick communities to receive major wastewater infrastructure improvements

A number of communities throughout the province of New Brunswick, Canada, will soon receive major...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reve...

Drought-stricken West exhausting underground water resources, research shows

According to a new study jointly conducted by University of California, Irvine and NASA scientist...

New Brunswick communities to receive major wastewater infrastructure improvements

A number of communities throughout the province of New Brunswick, Canada, will soon receive major...

Industrial development driving global water treatment equipment market, study finds

According to a new GIA report, the global market for water and wastewater treatment equipment is ...

Company to pay $2.5M penalty for CWA violations at LA wastewater plant

The Dept. of Justice, EPA and the state of Louisiana announced that Houston-based CCS Inc. and se...

Cortec opens state-of-the-art biotechnology campus in Florida

Cortec Corporation has announced the addition of its Cortec Biotechnology Campus, a state-of-the-...

Activated sludge contracts awarded in Punjab, India

The Amritsar Sewerage Project in Punjab, India has awarded two contracts worth a combined value o...

Great Lakes shoreline cities to gain $4.5M to fund green infrastructure projects

EPA announced a solicitation for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. It will a...

EPA launches third-annual green infrastructure Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA is launching its third-annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a competition to engage college stu...

IL Governor signs Clean Water Initiative into law

IL Governor Patrick Quinn signed into law the Clean Water Initiative that will provide much-neede...

Study recommends filter bed substrates, plant types for rain gardens

Researchers from North Carolina State University are looking to rain gardens as one way to remedi...

DE town to implement innovative green infrastructure

The town of Bethel, Del., will soon receive $100,000 in grant funds from the EPA through the Gree...

Industrial development driving global water treatment equipment market, study finds

According to a new GIA report, the global market for water and wastewater treatment equipment is ...

New treatment technology to be added to WWTP at NY Superfund site

EPA has announced that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment...

EPA releases proposal to safeguard major Alaska salmon fishery from copper mine

The EPA formally proposed limitations that would protect one of the world's most valuable salmon ...

New advanced water purification center opens in California

The Santa Clara Valley Water District of California celebrated the grand opening of the Silicon V...

Suez signs $40.8M contract with Brazil pulp and paper producer

Degremont has been awarded a €30-million ($40.8-million) contract for the engineering, procuremen...

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CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy

GEI Consultants announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from th...

Smart Security: Is Your Surveillance System Geospatially Aware?

A geospatial surveillance system provides a high level of situational awareness by allowing for a...

Patching up the Pipes: How Smart Technologies Help Cities Prevent Leaks and Save Money

The 237,600 water line breaks each year in the U.S. cost public water utilities approximately $2....

Take It to the Bank: Covering the Cost of Capital Equipment with Hybrid Financing Structures

While most municipal water districts in the past have turned to bond financing as a way to cover ...

House holds clean water affordability hearing; Springfield testifies on planning proposal

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment h...

Great Lakes shoreline cities to gain $4.5M to fund green infrastructure projects

EPA announced a solicitation for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. It will a...

USDA to repair dams in 26 states through watershed rehabilitation funding

The USDA announced that communities across the U.S. will receive a $262-million investment to reh...

EPA releases proposal to safeguard major Alaska salmon fishery from copper mine

The EPA formally proposed limitations that would protect one of the world's most valuable salmon ...

EPA awarding $2.1M to 17 states to revitalize urban waters

The EPA will award $2.1 million to 37 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect ...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis”, according to a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

Water mains supply contract worth $40m awarded in Egypt

The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) of Egypt has awarded ACCIONA Agua – in a consortium with the International Consultants for Agency & Trade S.A.E (ICAT) Group – the contract for the operation and maintenance of the infrastructures that supply mains water to New Cairo...

Global groundwater reservoir depletion rate increasing, research finds

New research analyzes what parts of the world and to what degree groundwater reservoirs have been depleting over the past 50 years. Using WaterGAP, it has arrived at the most reliable estimate by taking into consideration processes that are important in dry regions of the world.

Suez signs $40.8M contract with Brazil pulp and paper producer

Degremont has been awarded a €30-million ($40.8-million) contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of two water treatment facilities for Klabin, the largest paper producer, exporter and recycler in Brazil.

Maps to help public understand relationship between groundwater and fracking

The British Geological Survey in partnership with the EA have published a series of maps which show the depth to each shale gas and oil source rock below principal groundwater aquifers in England and Wales...

PPCA new website with conference database to benefit plastic pipe industry

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has released a new website that will provide important t...

Forward osmosis is not energy efficient, says MIT study

Forward osmosis desalination of seawater is “significantly less energy efficient compared to reve...

Underground Solutions acquires Process Solutions in $45M financing transaction

Underground Solutions recently announced that it successfully closed a $45-million financing tran...

CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy

GEI Consultants announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from th...

Water mains supply contract worth $40m awarded in Egypt

The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) of Egypt has awarded ACCIONA A...

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