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Polymers can lower water turbidity, boost capacity of treatment plants, says study

Feb 28, 2015 A study funded by The Research Council (TRC) has shown that use of polymers (polyelectrolyte) help in speeding settling of suspended solids and getting low-turbidity water.The findings of this study could help in water reuse processes especially i...

GWR Global Water Resources Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend

Feb 28, 2015 PHOENIX, AZ, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) (the "Company") announced today that its board of directors declared, under its approved dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend on the common shares of the Compan...

Florida Legislative Update, February 23-27, 2015

Feb 28, 2015 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:This week legislators are back in their districts preparing for the start of the 2015 Legislative Session, set to begin on Tuesday, March 3. As described in the legislative update issued las...

Polymers can lower water turbidity, boost capacity of treatment plants, says study

Feb 28, 2015 A study funded by The Research Council (TRC) has shown that use of polymers (polyelectrolyte) help in speeding settling of suspended solids and getting low-turbidity water.The findings of this study could help in water reuse processes especially i...

Fitch Affirms Irvine Ranch Water District, CA COPs, Rev Bonds, and Notes at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Feb 27, 2015

HOUSE PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES FROM TOXIC ALGAE BLOOMS

Feb 27, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Michigan Rep. Candice Miller:Today, Rep. Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement on House passage of the Drinking Water Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 212), legislation she cospon...

Fitch Revises Yorkshire Water's Senior Secured Class B Debt Outlook to Stable; Affirms Ratings

Feb 27, 2015 Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Yorkshire Water Services Bradford Finance Limited's (programme issuer) senior secured class B notes to Stable. Its ratings, together with those of Yorkshire Water Services Odsal Finance Limited's (exchange ...

Legal Petition Urges Gov. Brown to Impose Emergency Fracking Moratorium After Oil Waste Illegally Dumped Into California Aquifers

Feb 27, 2015 The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release:After California officials admitted allowing the oil industry to illegally inject wastewater into protected aquifers via disposal wells, more than 150 environmental and communit...

Loitoktok Women Take Babies to Protest Against Water Shortage

Feb 27, 2015

Hundreds of women blocked Loitokitok road in a demo against prolonged water shortage on Thursday.

Transport between Loitokitok and Ilasit towns was paralysed for about seven hours as the women defied police orders to end the protest.

Philippines: Metro Pacific sets Php58.2-B capex for 2015; profit up 18% in 2014

Feb 27, 2015

Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is increasing its capital expenditure to 6.2 percent to Php58.2 billion this year, bulk of the amount will be used to boost its water and electricity businesses.