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Global action needed to ensure water security

Apr 19, 2015 ABU DHABI, 18th April 2015 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates newspaper has highlighted the importance of water security following a caution by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation that continuing overconsumption and the impact of climate change w...

Rs 26 cr for tiding over water crisis: ZP Chairman

Apr 18, 2015

Kakinada, April 17 -- East Godavari Zilla Parishad Chairman Namana Rambabu today said works were taken up at a cost of Rs 26 crore to tide over drinking water crisis during the current summer.

Chemical Associated with Long-term Cancer Risk Found in New Brighton Water

Apr 18, 2015 The Minnesota Department of Health issued the following news release:The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has found elevated levels of a chemical called 1, 4-Dioxane in the City of New Brighton's drinking water system. The issue does not prese...

New research suggests ageing pipes are leaking lead into water supply in north-east Tasmania

Apr 18, 2015 A new report on water supplies in Tasmania's north-east suggests ageing pipes could be the major source of lead contamination.Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney conducted water testing in the communities of Pioneer and Ringarooma and ...

Public Notice on Reclaimed Water Use in Cooling Towers at CHC Residential Complex

Apr 18, 2015 The University of Massachusetts-Amherst issued the following news release:The Central Heating Plant (CHP) currently uses the effluent from the Amherst Waste Water Treatment Plant (reclaimed water) as boiler make-up water to produce steam for the c...

Abengoa Inaugurates the First Desalination Plant in West Africa at Accra, Ghana

Apr 18, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM) (Nasdaq:ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has inaugurated today Accra Se...

At World Water Forum, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for 'New Global, Practical Vision for Water Management'

Apr 18, 2015 The United Nations issued the following news release:Following are Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks at the opening of the Seventh World Water Forum in Daegu, Republic of Korea, 12 April:Thank you for inviting me to the world-renowne...

Lt. Gov. Luallen Ceremonially Presents $577,700 Grant for Water, Sewer Project in Adairville

Apr 18, 2015 Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen, D-Ky., issued the following news release:Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined federal, state and local officials Wednesday to ceremonially present a $577,700 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Adairvi...

Special Focus: Resource Efficiency in Coal-Fired Power Stations

Apr 18, 2015 The energy and natural resources (ENR) sector plays a vital role in driving the economy of a country. The Indian power sector, which is dominated by thermal power stations, uses two scarce natural resources, coal and water, to fulfil the growing d...

State Intellectual Property Office of China Releases Tianjin Polytechnic University's Patent Application for Three-Electrode Coupling Treatment Device for Nonbiodegradable Wastewater Treatment

Apr 18, 2015

Publication Name: Enviornmental Patent News Patent Application Number: CN20131719745 20131219 Patent Publication Number: CN103754995 (A) International Patent Classification Codes: C02F1/467 Patent Status: Application