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

Feb 28, 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...

GWR Global Water Resources Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend

Feb 28, 2015 PHOENIX, AZ, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) (the "Company") announced today that its board of directors declared, under its approved dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend on the common shares of the Compan...

Florida Legislative Update, February 23-27, 2015

Feb 28, 2015 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:This week legislators are back in their districts preparing for the start of the 2015 Legislative Session, set to begin on Tuesday, March 3. As described in the legislative update issued las...

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

Feb 28, 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...

Indian Applicants File Patent Application for Removal of Hexavalent Chromium from Contaminated Water Using ZnO-AI2O3 nanoparticles Composite Immobilized in Sodium Alginate

Feb 27, 2015 Kolkata, Feb. 27 -- Dr Amitava Mukherjee of Vellore, India, Dr N Chandrasekaran and Jastin Samuel R filed patent application for removal of hexavalent chromium from contaminated water using ZnO-AI2O3 nanoparticles composite immobilized in sodium a...

Mauritius: EU supports water sector in Rodrigues

Feb 27, 2015 Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA) Friday received a grant of 1.44 million Euros from the European Union (EU) to support water sector development in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) on the isl...

Water chief hits out at industry over safety and diversity

Feb 27, 2015 A senior client figure has criticised a lack of action to improve safety and equality in the construction industry.Severn Trent head of asset creation John Bentley said he wanted suppliers to reduce workplace injuries and get more women on to sites.

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...

Fitch Affirms Irvine Ranch Water District, CA COPs, Rev Bonds, and Notes at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Feb 27, 2015

Kwale Water Company Workers Demonstrate Over Three Months Salaries

Feb 27, 2015 KWALE Water and Sewerage Company workers on Wednesday held a demonstration to demand three-month salary arrears.Led by branch manager Julias Mzungu, the workers marched to Governor Salim Mvurya's office to seek his audience, but he was not around.