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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. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Global nanofiltration membrane market to reach $445.1M by 2019, study finds

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    penetration of these products is attributed to a number of factors, including a rising demand for potable water and reduced freshwater sources, environmental restrictions on industrial and municipal wastewater discharges, and lower operating costs compared

  5. U-M awarded federal contract to help lead national estuary research program

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    where rivers empty into the sea and freshwater mingles with tidal saltwater to become brackish . In addition, " freshwater estuaries" occur where rivers flow ..... brackish estuaries. An example of a freshwater estuary in the reserve system is

  6. Pacific NW agencies, partners publish proposals for water quality trading

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    Oregon, and Washington, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10, Willamette Partnership, and The Freshwater Trust , have released draft recommendations on approaches to water quality trading (WQT) in the Pacific Northwest. The

  7. Students awarded AWRA scholarship for water resource management efforts

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    Graduate Research Fellowship, which has enabled her to pursue research focusing on understanding algal bloom development in freshwater systems. For the past two years, she has been a member of the First Place team in the Large Institution Category of the

  8. Drought-stricken West exhausting underground water resources, research shows

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    from December 2004 to November 2013 revealed that the basin lost nearly 53 million acre-feet (65 cubic kilometers) of freshwater -- almost double the volume of the nation's largest reservoir, Nevada's Lake Mead. Likewise, more than three-quarters