EPA provides U.S. Virgin Islands $100,000 to protect and improve water quality
  • 15/12/17

The funds will partly support the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands' water quality planning programs. ...

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MCI acquires FLOWTRONEX and Water Equipment Technologies
  • 15/12/17

The acquired companies were formerly owned by Xylem. ...

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BakerCorp mobile water treatment reduces costs for Denver public-private transportation project
  • 15/12/17

Company executed successful strategy using filtration solutions. ...

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Redwood City to extend recycled water distribution pipelines
  • 15/12/17

Project will connect 2.5 miles of new recycled water pipelines to the existing recycled water pipeline. ...

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PinnacleART, AspenTech partner to deliver asset maintenance solutions for wastewater customers
  • 15/12/17

With aspenONE Asset Performance Management software, firms can predict asset failures earlier and with greater accuracy. ...

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Advanced Hydrology Monitoring Station Shows Full Potential
  • 15/12/17

A few months ago, Croatia-based sensor technology company Geolux successfully completed the installation of a cutting-edge hydrology monitoring station over the river Sava in the country's capital city, Zagreb. ...

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How will Argentina achieve universal access to water and sanitation? Takeaways from International Water Association Conference in Buenos Aires
  • 14/12/17

Palermo Water Treatment Plan, Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos, AySA, Buenos Aires Argentina set ambitious targets of providing universal access to water and 75 percent access to sewerage services for its citizens. How can the country move toward this ...

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Legacy and Perspectives for the Science of Hydrology: Fifty Years of Water Resources Research, 1965 - 2015
  • 14/12/17
  • Aquadoc

If you were to claim that Water Resources Research (published by the American Geophysical Union) is the world's foremost hydrologic/water resources journal you would get little or no arguments - certainly not from me. Two years ago the AGU published ...

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Monitoring Particle Properties in Water Treatment Microfiltration Processes
  • 14/12/17

The dual effect of increasing demand for water supply, as well as tightening of government regulations, has led to a greater research emphasis into water treatment processes. ...

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New Approach for Pumping Station Inspection and Maintenance
  • 14/12/17

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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An Unrivalled Advantage
  • 14/12/17

The benefits of ruggedised tablet technology may not be widely acknowledged among consumer audiences, but they routinely play a salient, integrated role in the manufacture, delivery, installation, and maintenance of goods that directly ...

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Stijgende drinkwatervraag in Friesland: nieuw wingebied nodig
  • 14/12/17

Drinkwaterbedrijf Vitens ziet de vraag naar drinkwater in Friesland harder stijgen dan in andere gebieden. Het bedrijf doet daarom de komende maanden onderzoek naar een mogelijk nieuw wingebied in de buurt van Heerenveen. ...

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Ruimere Stimuleringsregeling Duurzame Energie voor rwzi’s
  • 14/12/17

Waterschappen kunnen voor 2018 subsidie aanvragen voor de productie van extra biogas uit zuiveringsslib. Het maakt daarbij niet langer uit welke techniek gebruikt wordt. Minister Wiebes (Economische Zaken en Klimaat) heeft daarvoor de ...

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Sean Fleming: The Water Year in Review - Five 2017 Water Stories to Remember
  • 13/12/17
  • Aquadoc

Although I just met Sean Fleming at the recent Portland AWRA Conference I feel like I have known him for several years. He is a geophysicist/hydrologist/climate scientist extraordinaire and sent me a link to an article he just wrote for the Princeton ...

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Topsector Water & Maritiem vernieuwt buitenlandse aanpak
  • 13/12/17

Zes wateruitdagingen waaronder sanitatie en drink- en afvalwatervoorziening bij migratie en conflicten, circulaire economie en duurzaam welvarende en klimaatbestendige stedelijke delta’s. Dat is de kern van de internationale strategie 2017-2020 ...

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EU geeft subsidie voor modernisering van Twentekanaal
  • 13/12/17

De Europese Unie heeft Nederland een subsidie van 82,8 miljoen euro toegekend voor diverse infrastructuurprojecten. Hiervan gaat 11 miljoen euro naar de modernisering van het Twentekanaal en de binnenhavens van Almelo en Hengelo. ...

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Ook in Vlaanderen zit nog altijd te veel nitraat en fosfaat in het water
  • 13/12/17

Net zoals dat in Nederland het geval is, bevat het oppervlakte- en grondwater in Vlaanderen nog altijd te veel nitraat en fosfaat. De afname van de nutriënten is gestagneerd. Er zijn extra en gerichte maatregelen nodig om een duidelijke ...

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Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 12 December 2017 (Updated 15 December 2017)
  • 12/12/17
  • Aquadoc

From Josh: AGU drinks I think I caused some confusion with how I wrote up the blurb on the drinks at AGU last week, but to make it more concrete, I will be at W.I.N.O. (Wine Institute New Orleans) starting at 17:00 on Wednesday the 13th (Address: 610 ...

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Wet wipes make up 93% of matter causing UK sewer blockages
  • 12/12/17

City to Sea campaign says we must rethink bad habits and only flush ‘three Ps: pee, paper and poo’ as study finds blockages cost UK £100m a yearBaby wipes are causing hundreds of thousands of blockages in the UK sewer system and costing the country ...

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Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 11 December 2017
  • 11/12/17
  • Aquadoc

Back from Stockholm and finished with my grading! Now, back to work.....8th World Water Forum and other stuff loom large. Here are the BBs as Word/PDF documents: As a PDF: Download Bulletin_board_listings_11December2017 Word: Download ...

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Battling a tide of sewage in Brazil: ‘For 17 days we lived with our feet under water’ | Ciro Barros and Iuri Barcelos
  • 11/12/17

Residents near the world’s fourth largest hydroelectric power plant say the Belo Monte dam has made their houses prone to floods of waste waterA line on the wall of Carlos Alves Moraes’ house shows the highwater mark of the flood which hit his ...

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Advanced Pumping Technology for Water Management Applications
  • 11/12/17

A brief video showcasing ANDRITZ's innovative pumping solutions. ...

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CRS Report: 'EPA’s Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants - Frequently Asked Questions' (4 December 2017 Update)
  • 10/12/17
  • Aquadoc

This update was just published on 4 December 2017 by the Congressional Research Service: EPA's Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions, by James E. McCarthy, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett, Linda Tsang , and Kate ...

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The Guardian view on plastic bottles: make water available on tap | Editorial
  • 08/12/17

Thankfully the campaign to cut our plastic habit by making free fresh water widely available is gathering momentumLike a wave building far out at sea, the momentum behind universally available cool fresh water is growing steadily. It is driven by the ...

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Water costs in Australia to double within 20 years, report claims
  • 08/12/17

Infrastructure Australia says governments should privatise state-owned metropolitan water utility businessesAustralians can expect to pay double for their water supply within 20 years unless there are big reforms, a report from Infrastructure ...

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'To unlock LatAm is social and political,' says Yves Besse
  • 07/12/17

Yves Besse of Veolia Water Technologies speaks to Water. desalination + reuse about how to unlock the Latin American market ...

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Interview: Juan Miguel Pinto, ALADYR president
  • 07/12/17

The new president of ALADYR, the Latin America desalination and water reuse association, sees his organisation as a window onto the region for international companies. His big aim is to step up events during 2018, taking knowledge of desalination and ...

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Water. desal + reuse: Top 20 stories for 2017
  • 07/12/17

As an action-packed year draws to a close, we present the stories that caught the industry's collective interest in 2017. ...

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Torrevieja desalination plant to double capacity
  • 06/12/17

Spain's ministry of agriculture and environment is to double capacity at the Torrevieja desalination plant, reports local newspaper The Leader. ...

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Kenya authorities signal desalination project in Lamu County
  • 06/12/17

The LAPSSET Authority is to build a desalination facility in Lamu County, Kenya, reports Kenya News Agency. ...

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'They're just not very British': will cities finally splash out on water fountains?
  • 05/12/17

An exclusive Guardian investigation into water fountains across Britain reveals a shocking lack of alternatives to plastic bottles – but could change be coming?Michael Gove has suggested water fountains to combat the tide of plastic produced in ...

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Leaving no one behind: the pioneering work on disability inclusion in Indonesia’s rural water sector
  • 04/12/17

Dwifina Sandra, Class 9, SLB Bhakti Pertiwi School, Yogyakarta Also co-authored with Dea Widyastuty, Operations Analyst, the World Bank Water Global Practice; Trimo Pamudji Al Djono, Consultant, the World bank Water Global Practice  Dwifina ...

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Op-ed urges green measures for cost-effective stormwater management
  • 04/12/17

On Oct. 8, an op-ed penned by John M. Erb, president and chairman of the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation (Royal Oak, Mich.), appeared in the Detroit Free Press. The piece, which followed a special series of articles outlining the ...

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U.S. Government Accountability Office releases new report on stormwater management
  • 04/12/17

On Oct. 30, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) publicly released a new report analyzing the use of green infrastructure by municipalities to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s stormwater requirements. The report, EPA Pilot ...

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City of San Jose doubles down on stormwater control with ‘green streets’
  • 04/12/17

The City of San Jose (Calif.) is demonstrating that when more than one green infrastructure measure comes together, impervious areas responsible for chronic stormwater management problems can become key parts of the solution. On Nov. 4, the City of ...

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Gulf of Mexico researchers examine effects of Hurricane Harvey floodwaters
  • 04/12/17

What happens when a hurricane sends fresh rainwater — up to 124.9 trillion L (33 trillion gal) of it — into the saltwater ocean? In the case of normal-sized storms, the rainwater, which is less dense than saltwater, typically sits atop the ocean in a ...

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WEF Announces Winners of Stormwater Snapshots Photo Contest
  • 30/11/17

During September and October, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers were asked to show innovative ways they manage, educate about, or deal with damage caused by stormwater. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, ...

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Stronger together? Reflections on an 11-year journey through water reform
  • 27/11/17

The year is 2006, the scene is Honduras. As an enthusiastic new team member of a World Bank water sector reform project, I am trying to participate in the high-level discussions around decentralization and local government empowerment in the ...

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Game-changing water solutions for the Middle East and North Africa
  • 22/11/17

Women collecting water in  Al-Minsalah district, Haddjah province, Yemen. Photo: ECHO/T. Deherman The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has become a hotspot of unsustainable water use, with more than half of current water withdrawals in some ...

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The tyranny of toilets
  • 19/11/17

Students heads to a female only toilets in Maskoke Primely and Secondly School in Gode Town in Ethiopia. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia In the lead-in to World Toilet Day, we hear a great deal about the role of toilets in sanitation and in better health ...

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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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Free nitrous acid pre-treatment of waste activated sludge enhances volatile solids destruction and improves sludge dewaterability in continuous anaerobic digestion
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 March 2018 Source:Water Research, Volume 130 Author(s): Wei Wei, Qilin Wang, Liguo Zhang, Andrew Laloo, Haoran Duan, Damien J. Batstone, Zhiguo Yuan Previous work has demonstrated that pre-treatment ...

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The role of algal organic matter in the separation of algae and cyanobacteria using the novel “Posi” - Dissolved air flotation process
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 March 2018 Source:Water Research, Volume 130 Author(s): Narasinga Rao Hanumanth Rao, Russell Yap, Michael Whittaker, Richard M. Stuetz, Bruce Jefferson, William L. Peirson, Anthony M. Granville, Rita ...

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Inactivation kinetics and efficiencies of UV-LEDs against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Legionella pneumophila, and surrogate microorganisms
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 March 2018 Source:Water Research, Volume 130 Author(s): Surapong Rattanakul, Kumiko Oguma To demonstrate the effectiveness of UV light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) to disinfect water, UV-LEDs at peak emission ...

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Occurrence, removal and risk of organic micropollutants in wastewater treatment plants across China: Comparison of wastewater treatment processes
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 March 2018 Source:Water Research, Volume 130 Author(s): Weiwei Ben, Bing Zhu, Xiangjuan Yuan, Yu Zhang, Min Yang, Zhimin Qiang This study investigated the occurrence, removal and risk of 42 organic ...

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Droplet distribution and airborne bacteria in an experimental shower unit
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 March 2018 Source:Water Research, Volume 130 Author(s): C.E. Estrada-Perez, K.A. Kinney, J.P. Maestre, Y.A. Hassan, M.D. King Although human exposure to water aerosols is common in residential showers, ...

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Future cost and performance of water electrolysis: An expert elicitation study
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 December 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 42, Issue 52 Author(s): O. Schmidt, A. Gambhir, I. Staffell, A. Hawkes, J. Nelson, S. Few The need for energy storage to balance ...

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Effect of Pd loading on hydrogen storage properties of disordered mesoporous hollow carbon spheres
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 December 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 42, Issue 52 Author(s): Martyna Baca, Krzysztof Cendrowski, Paweł Banach, Beata Michalkiewicz, Ewa Mijowska, Ryszard J. Kalenczuk, ...

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Acknowledgment of reviewers 2017
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 December 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 42, Issue 52 ...

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Theoretical and experimental analysis of an asymmetric high pressure PEM water electrolyser up to 155 bar
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 December 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 42, Issue 52 Author(s): Markus Sartory, Eva Wallnöfer-Ogris, Patrick Salman, Thomas Fellinger, Markus Justl, Alexander Trattner, ...

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Editorial Board
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 December 2017 Source:International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 42, Issue 52 ...

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