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  1. WaterWorld Middle East 2014: Session: Renewable Desalination: Scalable, Cost-effective, MED Solution

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 12 Oct 2014

    Founder and Chairman of WaterFX, Aaron Mandell will share how solar thermal desalination is a viable, scalable, cost-effective, and sustainable solution to expanding the availability and reliability of freshwater generation globally. WaterFX’s solar desalination technology has proven effective in a ...

  2. Doctoral students earn 2014 AMTA-NWRI Fellowship Award for membrane research efforts

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    Athalie R. Clarke Foundation to promote the protection, maintenance, and restoration of water supplies and to protect the freshwater and marine environments through the development of cooperative research work. NWRI’s member agencies include Inland Empire

  1. Why circulate? How to restore water quality, biodiversity and aesthetics to lakes, reservoirs and ponds

    White Paper

    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    Harmful blue-green algae blooms have become all too common in freshwater lakes, reservoirs and ponds, including reservoirs that are sources of municipal drinking water. A new white paper from Medora

  2. New joint laboratory to address global water pollution, management issues

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    and publications. "Our initial work will expand the algae bloom research we have done on Lake Taihu, China's largest freshwater lake, and the Yangtze River Delta," said Acharya, "This heavily-polluted region of Eastern China serves as the ideal

  3. Intelligent software helping India water authority achieve complete equitable water supply

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Sep 2014

    infrastructure and unauthorized use of water. There were considerable losses in water distribution, with close to 45 percent of freshwater unaccounted for or wasted due to leakages. Also, without systems in place to monitor and provide real-time visibility

  4. Key global shale resources face growing water stress, finds report

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    uncertainty. Ensure adequate water governance to guarantee water security and reduce regulatory and reputational risks. Minimize freshwater use and engage in corporate water stewardship to reduce impacts on water availability. Seven indicators were used to evaluate

  5. L.A. County watershed project receives notable ISI award for sustainable efforts

    Online Articles

    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    The project promotes water conservation by capturing, treating and infiltrating stormwater to local aquifers to protect freshwater availability for the region. Native plants are used throughout the project to minimize irrigation usage. A recycled water

  6. Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    other countries. Latin America produces around 70 percent of the world's coffee and is where 31 percent of the globe's freshwater resources are located. Yet coffee production generates a great amount of wastewater that is regularly released untreated

  7. Cambrian Innovation named 2015 Technology Pioneer for innovative bioelectric solution

    Online Articles

    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    more than 50 percent of facilities' electricity needs. Treated water can later be reused on-site, dramatically reducing freshwater requirements and enabling water-intensive businesses to grow. Each year since 2000, the World Economic Forum celebrates

  8. Water Council, JPMorgan Chase announce water investment partnership

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    the region into a world water hub for freshwater economic development, research and ..... the globally-connected epicenter of freshwater research, innovation, education ..... Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and