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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.

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.

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...

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

Feb 26, 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...

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...

HOWARD COUNTY EXECUTIVE KITTLEMAN UNVEILS 'H2O HELP TO OTHERS'

Feb 26, 2015 ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Feb. 25 -- Howard County issued the following news:Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman today unveiled a new program for connecting Howard County residents who need assistance in paying water and sewer bills with resident...

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

Feb 26, 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...

ACC Urges House Passage of Drinking Water Protection Act

Feb 25, 2015 American Chemistry Council has issued the following press release:The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement in support of H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act, introduced by Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio). The Energy and...

Safety of tap water worries hamlet

Feb 25, 2015 Sunlight spilled through a window into Pat West's darkened kitchen as she filled a glass with water. "It smells fine. It looks fine," said West, 70, holding the etched glass to her nose and peering at it. "I still drink the water, but my kids won'...

HOUSE PASSES ALGAL BLOOM LEGISLATION

Feb 25, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur:The House of Representatives passed the Drinking Water Protection Act (H.R. 212) this evening by a bipartisan vote of 375 to 37 pushing federal agencies to provide clea...