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Study Looks at Bacteria to Remove Metals From Mine-Impacted Water

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Researchers at Penn State are refining a natural, low-cost process that will help remove some of the most abundant pollutants, such as iron, from mine-contaminated water. “In this study we researched how quickly ferrous iron was oxidized…

Bacterial Research May Lead to Less Polluted Waters

June 6, 2016 - in Maintenance, Water

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Phosphorus is a crucial nutrient regularly applied to crops such as corn and soybeans to help them grow efficiently. However,…

EPA Water Research Webinar Focuses on Contaminants of Emerging Concern

June 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater

  Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) is a term which encompasses a vast array of chemicals such as pharmaceuticals, perfluoroalkyl substances,…

Ramboll Takes Part in the Design of a UNICEF Water Safety Program for Bangladesh

June 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

Although Bangladesh has made progress towards achieving its goal of access to improved water supply, significant challenges remain in terms of quality and sustainability of the water supply. About 65% of the population lack access to drinking water that is…

Trimble Unity Enables Sutton and East Surrey Water to Improve Field Operations and Regulatory Compliance

June 1, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 24, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that Sutton and East Surrey Water (SESW) in the U.K. has implemented the Trimble Unity™ 3.0 software suite of GIS-centric cloud and mobile applications. Developed to support smart water…

Nutrition Policy Institute Aims to Make Water the Beverage of Choice

May 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

The University of California's Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) in Oakland has been funded to serve as the hub of a new national alliance that works on issues in drinking water safety, access and consumption. The alliance aims to make plain water the easy,…

U.S. Companies Look to Develop Waste and Water Business at IFAT 2016

Munich, Germany and Waldwick, N.J., May 26, 2016 — Against a dynamic backdrop of heightened environmental pressures, infrastructure safety and security concerns and rising global demand for clean water, the United States of America is looking to strengthen…

Governor Dayton and Land O’Lakes, Inc. Announce Public-Private Partnership to Improve Water Quality in Minnesota

May 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., May 25, 2016—Governor Mark Dayton and Land O'Lakes, Inc. President and CEO Chris Policinski today announced a new public-private partnership to protect and improve water quality across Minnesota. This new partnership is the first of its…

Seymour–Capilano Twin Tunnels Deliver Treated Water to Metro Vancouver Residents

May 24, 2016 - in Projects, Water

Drinking water for Vancouver’s Lower Mainland communities comes from rain and snowmelt collected by three mountain watersheds. Metro Vancouver is responsible for storing and treating this vital resource and supplying clean, safe drinking water to over 2.4…

Water-Energy Nexus New Focus of Berkeley Lab Research

May 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Water

Billions of gallons of water are used each day in the United States for energy production—for hydroelectric power generation, thermoelectric plant cooling, and countless other industrial processes, including oil and gas mining. And huge amounts of energy…