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

Feb 27, 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...

House Report Filed on Safe Drinking Water Act Amendment

Feb 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 -- The U.S. House of Representatives has received the following three reports from committees on Feb. 24:

Op-Ed: Missed opportunities could prove toxic for Virginia

Feb 26, 2015 The headlines should be familiar to Virginians by now: “River on fire after train derailment”; “Drinking water supplies shut down to thousands after spill”; “Polluters fined for violating environmental laws.” La...

Rajasthan in water management pact with Singapore co

Feb 26, 2015

New Delhi, Feb. 26 -- Rajasthan Wednesday signed a grant agreement with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) on water management and to develop capabilities in urban water management in the state.

Texas Water Development Board Approves $4,617,955 in Financial Assistance to the City of San Marcos (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Comal counties) for Wastewater System Improvements

Feb 26, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $4,617,955 from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, consisting of a $...

TasWater to get bad taste out of Hobart's drinking water

Feb 26, 2015

Hobart's drinking water could start to taste better from this weekend, with TasWater confident it has found a lasting solution to odour and taste problems.

Bernard and Susan Master 'Moonlight on the Marsh' Series Features Expert on River and Watershed Restoration

Feb 26, 2015 Florida Gulf Coast University, a component of the Florida state university system, issued the following news release:A leading international expert in ecology will discuss river and watershed restoration on Thursday, Feb. 26 in Naples as part of t...

GE Unveils White Paper on Reuse Policy Options to Help Meet Growing Demand for Water in Saudi Arabia

Feb 26, 2015 AL KHOBAR, SAUDI ARABIA, Feb. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GE (NYSE: GE) will unveil an industry white paper on "Addressing Water Scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Policy Options for Continued Success," at the Water Arabia 2015 Conference & Exhibiti...

Texas Water Development Board Approves $500,000 in Financial Assistance to the Baylor Water Supply Corporation (Baylor, Knox, Archer, Throckmorton and Young Counties) for a Water Supply Project

Feb 26, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution loan forgiveness in the amount of $500,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Baylor Water S...

FIGHTING INVASIVE SPECIES IN MICHIGAN'S LAKES

Feb 26, 2015 The following information was released by the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor:Everyone knows that clean water is important. But for the state of Michigan, surrounded on three sides by the Great Lakes, it is absolutely essential-to the economy a...