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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...

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...

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...

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...

Fitch Affirms Chesterfield County, VA Water & Sewer Revs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Feb 26, 2015

Texas Water Development Board Approves $2,460,000 in Financial Assistance to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 50 (Harris County) for Wastewater System Improvements and a New Wastewater Treatment Plant

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 $2,460,000 from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the Harris Coun...

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 $...

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...