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BluMetric Awarded C$1.1 Million Contract for Mine Wastewater Treatment Plant

Dec 18, 2014 OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM), a leading Canadian cleantech company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a C$1.1 million contract to design and deliver a water treatment plant for a large, mult...

Utah: EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

Dec 18, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). State, local and community representatives joined EPA ...

Project to clean Lake Auburn drinking water intake wraps up

Dec 18, 2014 AUBURN -- Cleaning the Twin Cities' water supply intake pipe is a pretty straightforward job, according to water officials."It's the planning that takes all the effort," said John Storer, superintendent of the Auburn Water District.Workers began c...

Hawaii: Freedom Industries Officials Indicted in January Chemical Spill

Dec 18, 2014 Department of Justice, The State of Hawaii has issued the following news release:U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin today announced that Freedom Industries Inc. (Freedom) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes rel...

Nicaragua to Improve Water and Sanitation Services with Help from Spain's Government, the EU and the IDB

Dec 18, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:Nicaragua (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/nicaragua/nicaragua-and-the-idb,1045.html) will improve health conditions of more than 11,000 Bilwi City (Puerto Cabezas) households ...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin December 21

Dec 18, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Amid Ongoing Global Water Shortages, Desalitech Responds With Water Efficiency Guarantee

Dec 18, 2014 BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desalitech, a provider of high efficiency water treatment, is helping businesses, farmers and municipalities squeeze more out of diminishing water supplies while reducing liquid waste production ? and they...

International Water Summit to explore innovative energy-efficient desalination methods

Dec 18, 2014

ABU DHABI, 17th December, 2014 (WAM) -- Next month's International Water Summit, IWS, will offer the latest insights on groundbreaking desalination projects that are shaping the water industry and addressing water security in the MENA region.

EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans

Dec 18, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Texas are improving public water systems with federal infrastructure improvement loan assistance to eligible enti...

Long-term future of signature Afghan project at risk, report concludes

Dec 18, 2014 Office of the Farm Caredit Canada has issued the following news release:Dozens of irrigation canals in Kandahar, once clogged with silt, are now brimming with water that's helping to improve the livelihoods of local farmers, says a report into on...