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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...

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...

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...

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

Feb 27, 2015

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

Feb 27, 2015 Fitch Ratings affirms its 'AAA' rating on the following Chesterfield County, VA (the county) outstanding revenue bonds:--$77.6 million water and sewer system revenue bonds, series 2007 and 2009.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITY

Philippines: Metro Pacific sets Php58.2-B capex for 2015; profit up 18% in 2014

Feb 27, 2015

Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is increasing its capital expenditure to 6.2 percent to Php58.2 billion this year, bulk of the amount will be used to boost its water and electricity businesses.

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...

Water rationing increases risk of contamination, says Sabesp director

Feb 27, 2015

Water rationing through provision of intermittent water supplies in Brazil's São Paulo state could increase the chances of contamination, according to the metropolitan director of state water utility Sabesp, Paulo Massato.

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

Feb 27, 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...

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...