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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...

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 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...

Desalitech Nominated for 2015 Global Water Awards' Desalination Company of the Year; Prestigious Nomination Recognizes Desalitech as a Major Player in Global Water Treatment

Feb 27, 2015 NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desalitech, a Newton-based provider of high-efficiency water and wastewater treatment solutions, has been nominated for the 2015 Global Water Awards' Desalination Company of the Year ? one of the wa...

Hobart's drinking water: a day in the life of a water tester

Feb 27, 2015 Water testing in Hobart and southern Tasmania requires a hands-on approach from local operators to make sure the precious commodity is regularly checked and safe to drink.TasWater Operator and Water Sampler Amanda White takes regular readings of w...

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...

The Texas Water Development Board Today Approved Financial Assistance Totaling $13,806,955. of This Funding, $1,729,000 was Designated for Rural Water Projects

Feb 26, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance for water and wastewater improvements and a new wastewater treatment plant. In addition, two of the pr...

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...

Cal Water announces investment to provide recycled water to new Apple campus

Feb 26, 2015 "Given the seriousness of the current drought, we are particularly pleased to partner on this project that will enable us to provide recycled water to our valued customer, Apple, Inc.," said Martin A. Kropelnicki, President and CEO of California W...

Compesa CEO maps out Pernambuco waterworks investments

Feb 26, 2015

Brazil's Pernambuco state water utility Compesa is currently investing 179mn reais (US$62.7mn) in waterworks automation projects to improve the efficiency of water supply, CEO Roberto Tavares told BNamericas