Paper: 'How Might Recharge Change under Projected Climate Change in the Western US?'
  • 21/10/17
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Just accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters: How Might Recharge Change under Projected Climate Change in Western US? by R. Niraula, T. Meixner, F. Dominguez, N. Bhattarai, M. Rodell, H. Ajami, D. Gochis, and C. Castro, DOI: ...

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TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 14 - 20 October 2017
  • 20/10/17
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This week's water book is one that Bruce A. Mowry, City Engineer of Miami Beach recommended: The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell. Bruce told me that Miami Beach and its aggressive ...

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Arsenic in tap water could affect 2 million in the US
  • 20/10/17

A new study examines contamination of water supplies in domestic wells across the country. ...

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VIDEO: Consolidation of rural water systems prompts industry dialogue
  • 20/10/17

CoBank report examines benefits, cautions for utility consolidations. ...

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Global pollution kills 9m a year and threatens 'survival of human societies'
  • 20/10/17

Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every yearPollution kills at least nine million people and costs trillions of dollars every year, according to the most comprehensive ...

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Motion Industries announces agreement to acquire Apache Inc.
  • 20/10/17

Apache offers over 50 years of experience in the industrial hose and belting business. ...

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NAWC Management Innovation Awards winners announced
  • 20/10/17

California Water Service, EPCOR USA and New York American Water named winners. ...

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Xylem supports relief efforts in Puerto Rico
  • 20/10/17

Company to build aqua towers in Puerto Rico, assisting with relief efforts following Hurricane Maria. ...

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Wetskills start deltatoer voor jonge waterprofessionals uit hele wereld
  • 20/10/17

Jonge waterprofessionals van over de hele wereld werken de komende twee weken intensief samen aan actuele watervraagstukken van overheden, bedrijven en onderzoeksinstellingen. De Challenge, waarvan de finales plaatsvinden tijdens de Amsterdam ...

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Europees Parlement wil af van glyfosaat
  • 20/10/17

De milieucommissie van het Europese Parlement wil het huishoudelijk gebruik van de onkruidbestrijder glyfosaat meteen verbieden. Het gebruik van de stof in de landbouw moet voor 15 december 2020 verboden worden. ...

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Kathleen Rugel Opines on Community-Building in Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin
  • 19/10/17
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Dr. Kathleen Rugel, aquatic ecologist, WaterWonk, friend, nascent author (she is writing a book, Getting to Water) and Policy and Practice Fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) recently penned this thoughtful post on ...

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Examining the Impact of Particle Properties and Behaviour on Suspension Rheology
  • 19/10/17

Understanding how dispersed particles in a liquid medium interact with one another is a crucial step in achieving the desired product performance in systems such as ceramics, adhesives and paints. ...

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New Approach for Pumping Station Inspection and Maintenance
  • 19/10/17

The village of Eijsden-Margraten in the Netherlands has 86 pumping stations. Five of these sewage pumping stations were no longer in optimal condition and therefore the municipality requested a thorough inspection of the stations to be ...

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Xplore Rugged Tablets: The Key to Smarter Mobility
  • 19/10/17

Finding an easily integrated workforce solution that works seamlessly across multiple departments within a utility is a task that can either be a game-changing step or one of your organisation's greatest challenges. ...

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Waterschap Limburg tevreden over uitspraak rechter over Pyrazool-norm
  • 19/10/17

De bestuursrechter heeft beslist dat chemiebedrijf Sitech de kans krijgt te onderbouwen dat het bedrijf een onevenredige inspanning moet verrichten om aan de pyrazool-norm – opgelegd door het Waterschap Limburg – te voldoen. Het ...

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LTO verzet zich tegen nieuwe waterpeilbeheer in IJsselmeer
  • 19/10/17

Rijkswaterstaat wil vanaf 2019 een flexibeler peilbeheer in het IJsselmeer. In plaats van het huidige zomerse streefpeil van 20 centimeter onder NAP, wordt het peil in maart opgehoogd tot 10 centimeter onder NAP. Landbouworganisatie LTO Noord ...

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Gerry Galloway Requests Your Help: Survey for Municipal Flood or Stormwater Professionals or Those or Work with Them
  • 18/10/17
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Gerry Galloway, one of the smartest water guys in the room and one of my role models, asked me to post this request for help. He'd like you to participate in a brief survey on urban flooding. If you are a municipal flood and/or stormwater type or ...

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BASF's new Bascal HP 100 wetting agent on show at IDA World Congress 2017
  • 18/10/17

BASF has introduced a new wetting agent to help overcome dry patches that can occur in multi-effect distillation (MED) desalination plants. ...

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McCarthy in as new IDA secretary general
  • 18/10/17

Shannon McCarthy has been appointed secretary general of the International Desalination Association (IDA) at IDA World Congress 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ...

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Afvalwater zuiveren met sulfaatreducerende bacteriën heeft veel potentie
  • 18/10/17

Is het mogelijk om in Nederland afvalwater schoon te maken met behulp van sulfaatreducerende bacteriën? Ja, stelt KWR naar aanleiding van een praktijkproef. Volgens het onderzoeksinstituut is de methode geschikt voor diverse ...

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Toxic firefighting chemicals 'the most seminal public health challenge'
  • 18/10/17

US environmental official says Pfas chemicals found in firefighting foam is contaminating water supplies A top United States environmental official has described the contamination of drinking water by toxic firefighting chemicals as the most seminal ...

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Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 17 October 2017 (Updated: 19 October)
  • 17/10/17
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More jobs and resources! Here is a link to the weekly water news for 7 - 13 October 2017. Click here for Elaine Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 16 October 2017. Jobs Check out the AGU ...

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“Compressed demand”: How Uttar Pradesh is making sure rural sanitation subsidies for toilets go to the most needy
  • 16/10/17

When the “Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin” (SBM-G) was launched in October 2014 with the goal of making rural India free from open defecation by 2019, it gave states and districts more flexibility than previous national sanitation programs had. This ...

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IDA names Sanz new president as World Congress opens in Sao Paulo
  • 16/10/17

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has named Miguel Angel Sanz, director of strategic development at Suez treatment infrastructure, as its new president for 2017 to 2019, as IDA World Congress 2017 opened in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Monday ...

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Raw sewage 'flowing into rivers across England and Wales'
  • 16/10/17

WWF analysis reports that 40% of rivers are polluted with sewage that can harm wildlife and put human health at riskRaw sewage is flowing into rivers at thousands of sites across England and Wales, a report has warned, harming wildlife and putting ...

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First guide to harmful algal blooms launches at IDA World Congress 2017
  • 15/10/17

UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) introduced the world's first guide to harmful algal blooms (HABs) on Tuesday 17 October 2017, at IDA World Congress. ...

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Toray introduces new high performance MBR module
  • 15/10/17

Toray Membrane USA is showing its New High Performance membrane bioreactor (NHP MBR) module at IDA World Congress 2017. ...

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Water Treatment Solutions
  • 12/10/17

For the water treatment industry, quality is non-negotiable. Consistently demonstrating that regulatory standards are met, while at the same time driving down treatment costs, provides the stimulus for continuous process improvement. ...

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Sulzer's Largest Submersible Wastewater Pump for Marine Environment Protection in Saudi Arabia
  • 12/10/17

Mandated to transform Saudi Arabia's water and wastewater infrastructure, National Water Company aims to increase the capacity of wastewater treatment in Jeddah to serve its expanding population and protect the environment. ...

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Sewage plants are leaking millions of tiny plastic beads into Britain's seas
  • 11/10/17

The plastic beads used for filtering sewage are hard to spot and pose a risk to wildlife, according to a new reportSewage plants are contributing to plastic pollution in the oceans with millions of tiny beads spilling into the seas around the UK, ...

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Fatbergs: 90% of London restaurants are contributing to problem
  • 10/10/17

Oil and food scraps are finding their way into pipes and drains as majority of eateries have no grease trapsThe vast majority of London restaurants and takeaways are responsible for feeding the fatbergs that are choking the capital’s sewers, ...

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When nutrition meets WASH: reflections from Ethiopia and Madagascar on fighting stunting
  • 02/10/17

Co-author: Sophie Durrans, Research Uptake Officer at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Teaching mothers with small children about nutrition, Uganda | World Bank A child who is stunted early in life – who fails to grow as tall as ...

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WEF announces third year of MS4 award winners at WEFTEC 2017
  • 02/10/17

On Monday, Oct. 2, 13 high-performing municipalities received recognition in the third annual National MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards. These awards celebrate administrators of municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) that perform ...

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Water and sanitation deprivation: What is next for Tajikistan?
  • 29/09/17

Also available in: Русский Two years ago, I visited a village in Rudaki, a hilly district located to the south of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. It lies about forty kilometres from the capital, but it feels like a thousand kilometres away. On our drive up a ...

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WEF announces winners of 2017 StormTV competition
  • 28/09/17

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) today announced the winners of its sixth annual stormwater video competition. The StormTV Project is a video contest recognizing innovative stormwater practices, programs, products, and public outreach. The 2017 ...

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Revised consent decree extends timeline for crucial Baltimore City wet weather improvements
  • 26/09/17

Since 2002, the City of Baltimore has worked alongside state and federal regulators to reduce the occurrence of sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). An original consent decree compelled Baltimore to substantially improve its handling of SSOs by 2016, but ...

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Stevens Institute of Technology green infrastructure lab enables side-by-side filtration media comparisons
  • 26/09/17

If you’re an urban stormwater manager considering new green infrastructure, you want to make sure you choose the design that will retain the most runoff for your specific site without breaking the bank on construction. For bioretention planters and ...

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Staten Island completes latest leg of award-winning stormwater project ahead of schedule
  • 26/09/17

As the southernmost borough of New York City continues to expand and improve its natural wetlands, it also continues to earn recognition for its efforts to adapt to nature to solve chronic flooding issues. A sweeping Staten Island stormwater project, ...

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Gender and sex inequalities in water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • 19/09/17

This blogpost is part of a series of thematic blogs for the World Bank's Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic. Woman carries water containers near polluted stream and water pipe in Maputo, Mozambique Addressing gender ...

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Water flows through development – big ideas from World Water Week
  • 14/09/17

Guangzhe Chen, Senior Director, the World Bank’s Water Global Practice,  speaks at the opening plenary of World Water Week 2017. Credit: Tim Wainwright It was inspiring to see so many committed water practitioners at World Water Week in Stockholm ...

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What’s the Problem with Groundhogs in Stormwater Facilities?
  • 02/02/15

The purpose of stormwater ponds is to collect polluted stormwater that would otherwise flow into a natural body of water during an event of precipitation.  In order to do this correctly, there needs to be a stable embankment, or dam, … Continue ...

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Product Review: The Snout
  • 13/01/15

Our vac truck and hard working crew were recently featured on the cover in the January 2015 issue of The Municipal about the Snout.  And our president, Jennifer Rauhofer, PE, was quoted in the companion article.  Invented by T.J. Mullen, president of ...

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[Infographic] How Can Water Conservation Benefit Your Business?
  • 06/01/15

Water conservation in the workplace will help your business save money now and in the future.  Here are four many reasons use this valuable resource wisely. ...

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Top 10 Blog Stats for 2014
  • 02/01/15

1. Sustainable Stormwater Management had about 23,000 visitors in 2014. 2. Our visitors came from 134 countries. 3. The most viewed blog post this year that was written in 2014 was entitled, “Environmental Site Design Workshop at The Engineer’s ...

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How to Use Social Media as a Quick Research Tool
  • 16/12/14

People often log in to social media sites when they are, well, socializing.  We view our newsfeeds and update our statuses during our breaks at work or when we get off work.  But what about using social media at work … Continue reading → ...

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Numerical study of a low emission gas turbine like combustor for turbulent ammonia/air premixed swirl flames with a secondary air injection at high pressure
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: Available online 21 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Author(s): Kapuruge Don Kunkuma Amila Somarathne, Sotaro Hatakeyama, Akihiro Hayakawa, Hideaki Kobayashi The present study is ...

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Absorption behaviors of SO2 in HI acid for the iodine-sulfur thermochemical cycle
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: Available online 21 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Author(s): Chenglin Zhou, Songzhe Chen, Laijun Wang, Ping Zhang Bunsen reaction, which produces H2SO4 and HI acids from the ...

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Bilayer structures based on metal phthalocyanine and palladium layers for selective hydrogen detection
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: Available online 21 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Author(s): Nataliya S. Nikolaeva, Roman G. Parkhomenko, Darya D. Klyamer, Artem D. Shushanyan, Igor P. Asanov, Natalya B. ...

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Evaluation of spent mushroom compost as a lignocellulosic substrate for hydrogen production by Clostridium thermocellum
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: Available online 21 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Author(s): Huan-Na Lin, Yu-Tao Wang, Ming-Jun Zhu Spent mushroom compost (SMC), waste cultivation medium of mushroom, is a ...

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Bridging spatially segregated redox zones with a microbial electrochemical snorkel triggers biogeochemical cycles in oil-contaminated River Tyne (UK) sediments
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 15 December 2017 Source:Water Research, Volume 127 Author(s): Carolina Cruz Viggi, Bruna Matturro, Emanuela Frascadore, Susanna Insogna, Alessio Mezzi, Saulius Kaciulis, Angela Sherry, Obioma K. ...

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Assessing membrane biofouling and its gel layer of anoxic/oxic membrane bioreactor for megacity municipal wastewater treatment during plum rain season in Yangtze River Delta, China
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 15 December 2017 Source:Water Research, Volume 127 Author(s): Lijie Zhou, Biao Ye, Siqing Xia This study assessed membrane biofouling and its gel layer of anoxic/oxic membrane bioreactor (A/O-MBR) for megacity ...

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Impact of zero-valent iron nanoparticles on the activity of anaerobic granular sludge: From macroscopic to microcosmic investigation
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 15 December 2017 Source:Water Research, Volume 127 Author(s): Chuan-Shu He, Pan-Pan He, Hou-Yun Yang, Ling-Li Li, Yue Lin, Yang Mu, Han-Qing Yu The study aimed at evaluating the influence of nano ...

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Viral diversity and abundance in polluted waters in Kampala, Uganda
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 15 December 2017 Source:Water Research, Volume 127 Author(s): Evan O'Brien, Joyce Nakyazze, Huiyun Wu, Noah Kiwanuka, William Cunningham, John B. Kaneene, Irene Xagoraraki Waterborne viruses are a ...

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Smart operation of nitritation/denitritation virtually abolishes nitrous oxide emission during treatment of co-digested pig slurry centrate
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 15 December 2017 Source:Water Research, Volume 127 Author(s): Lai Peng, José M. Carvajal-Arroyo, Dries Seuntjens, Delphine Prat, Giovanni Colica, Cristina Pintucci, Siegfried E. Vlaeminck The ...

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Catalytic effect of nickel phthalocyanine on hydrogen storage properties of magnesium hydride: Experimental and first-principles studies
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: Available online 21 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Author(s): J. Zhang, H. Qu, S. Yan, G. Wu, X.F. Yu, D.W. Zhou The high dehydrogenation temperature of magnesium hydride ...

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