Diarrhoea kills more children in war zones than war itself – Unicef
  • 22/03/19

Report looks at 16 conflict areas and calls for military to stop targeting water resourcesDiarrhoea and other diseases related to poor sanitation are bigger killers of children in areas of conflict than violence and war itself, a report has found, ...

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Dirty water 20 times deadlier to children in conflict zones than bullets – Unicef
  • 22/03/19

World Water Day study highlights lethal nature of unsafe sanitation and hygiene for children, especially under-fivesChildren under five who live in conflict zones are 20 times more likely to die from diarrhoeal diseases linked to unsafe water than ...

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Hoge opkomst verkiezingen stemt waterschappen tevreden
  • 21/03/19

Het heeft lang geduurd, maar aan het einde van de middag waren de voorlopige uitslagen van de waterschapsverkiezingen bijna allemaal bekend. Opvallend is vooral de flink hogere opkomst. ''Wij zijn zeer content’’, verklaart vicevoorzitter Hein Pieper ...

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Saudi Arabia launches program for a drastic reduction in water use
  • 21/03/19

Through the program, the ministry aims to reduce daily per capita consumption from 263 liters to 200 liters by 2020 and to 150 liters by 2030. ...

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Planet Water to deliver water filtration systems, provide education on World Water Day
  • 21/03/19

Response to Asia-Pacific region's need for safe drinking water access is focus of World Water Day event, supported by global partnerships. ...

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The Human Side of Analytics
  • 21/03/19

This World Water Day, lets talk predictive maintenance in water utilities. ...

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Aqua Nederland Vakbeurs komende vijf jaar verzekerd
  • 21/03/19

Beursorganisator Easyfairs en brancheorganisatie ENVAQUA zetten de Aqua Nederland Vakbeurs de komende jaren voort. Beide partijen zijn daarbij overeengekomen dat Easyfairs het merk Aqua Nederland Vakbeurs overneemt van ENVAQUA. De overeenkomst is ...

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Wereldwaterdag vraagt aandacht voor schoon water
  • 21/03/19

‘Leaving no one behind’ is morgen het thema van de 26ste Wereldwaterdag, die jaarlijks op 22 maart plaatsvindt. In Nederland maken vrijwilligers jaarlijks een rivier schoon, dit keer tussen Leiden en Rotterdam. Ook op andere plaatsen worden ...

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England's running out of water – and privatisation is to blame | Sondhya Gupta
  • 21/03/19

Within 25 years the country faces a devastating water shortage. Nationalisation can turn the tideThere’s no mistake that the UK is living in uncertain times. We all anxiously await the fate of Brexit and how the changes will impact our economy, our ...

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Paper: 'Analysis of Blood Lead Levels of Young Children in Flint, Michigan Before and During the 18-Month Switch to Flint River Water'
  • 21/03/19
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Hernán F. Gómez, Dominic A. Borgialli, Mahesh Sharman, Keneil K. Shah, Anthony J. Scolpino, James M. Oleske & John D. Bogden (2019): Analysis of blood lead levels of young children in Flint, Michigan before and during the 18-month switch to Flint ...

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Stabiel nettoresultaat voor Royal HaskoningDHV
  • 20/03/19

Royal HaskoningDHV heeft in 2018 een nettoresultaat geboekt van 12,7 miljoen euro. Dat is nagenoeg gelijk aan 2017 (12,8 miljoen). De kosten voor reorganisatie en andere eenmalige niet-operationale kosten waren wel 1,4 miljoen euro lager dan in 2017. ...

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SUEZ to reduce phosphorus levels in Denmark lake by 90%
  • 20/03/19

Svanesø, or "Swan Lake," will benefit from the company's tertiary treatment technology via reduction in stormwater flows. ...

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Fluence and partners win $74M desalination contract in Egypt
  • 20/03/19

Fluence Corporation Limited says a partnership between its Egyptian joint venture The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and Hassan Allam EPC has been awarded a $74M EPC contract to design and construct a 40,000 m3/day ...

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New Report: Towards a global standard for water reuse
  • 20/03/19

Does the world need a standard regulatory framework around water reuse, and what might this look like? ...

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In-Situ Inc. acquires Chemscan Inc.
  • 20/03/19

Formerly known as Asa Analytics, the company will become part of the In-Situ team. ...

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Veel nieuwe projecten met agrarisch waterbeheer
  • 20/03/19

Afgelopen jaar zijn er ruim honderd projecten bijgekomen in het kader van het Deltaplan Agrarisch Waterbeheer. De teller stond eind 2018 op 357. Veel projecten gaan vooral over het tegengaan van uitspoeling van voer en meststoffen. ...

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CRS Report: 'Federal Lands and Related Resources - Overview and Selected Issues for the 116th Congress'
  • 20/03/19
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Katie Hoover, Laura B. Comay, R. Eliot Crafton, Mark K. DeSantis, Marc Humphries, Sandra L. Johnson, Anne A. Riddle, Harold F. Upton and Carol Hardy Vincent authored this CRS report (updated 18 March 2019): Federal Lands and Related Resources: ...

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Josh's Water Jobs and More! 19 March 2019
  • 19/03/19
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1) Josh's Jobs Josh’s Pick: 1) Research Associate (Water and Sanitation) – Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)(Stockholm): 2 April Highlighted: 2) Junior Rapporteur (World Water Week) – Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)(Stockholm): 14 ...

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Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geoscience; 2) Environmental Science; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 18 March 2019
  • 18/03/19
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70 degrees and sunny today in Corvallis. Still winter, too! Elaine reports more snow in the mountains around Reno. Last week we had Groundwater Awareness Week. This week we have Fix-A-Leak Week. Got some nice graphics from EPA's WaterSense program. ...

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England could run short of water within 25 years
  • 18/03/19

Exclusive: Environment Agency chief calls for use to be cut by a thirdEngland is set to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has warned.The country is facing the ‘‘jaws of death”, Sir James Bevan said, at ...

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Renewable Resources Journal Trifecta: 1) Climate Change Adaptation; 2) Paris Agreement and Its Future; 3) Open Access at a Crossroads
  • 17/03/19
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Tim Smith sen this email around and provided summaries of the climaye change articles. I have added hot links where appropriate.The RRJ is published by the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation. Download RRJV33N2 This issue (Volume 33, Number 2) of ...

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Suez names Yuvbir Singh CEO of its Water Technologies & Solutions business
  • 14/03/19

SUEZ announces the appointment of Yuvbir SINGH as CEO of the Water Technologies & Solutions (WTS) Division. He will take up his position on April 8, succeeding Heiner Markhoff. ...

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BHP sponsors Water in Mining conference
  • 14/03/19

BHP joins Suez and Stantec in sponsoring this year's global Water in Mining event in Toronto. ...

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WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue team up to deliver large-scale floating desal plants
  • 14/03/19

WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue have entered into a Master Services Agreement supporting the advisory, consulting, design, construction, and operation of waterships worldwide. ...

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Murray-Darling buybacks 'twice as cheap' as efficiency projects
  • 13/03/19

A Senate committee has been told water buybacks are cost effective and savings should go to creating jobs in rural areasA Senate committee examining whether to lift the current cap on water buybacks has heard evidence that it would be cheaper to buy ...

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Into thin air and seen from space – estimating evapotranspiration using satellites
  • 07/03/19

Ariel view of rice paddies in Rwanda News headlines often feature stories of water scarcity challenges and increasing competition for water. So it is clear that we need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of water systems globally – ...

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Passing planes pull added precipitation from clouds
  • 06/03/19

From releasing greenhouse gases while in the air to discharging fuels, lubricants, and other potentially toxic chemicals before takeoff, countless studies have determined that air travel has an undeniable effect on the environment. Now, a newly ...

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City of Hampton, Va., considers ‘pay-for-success’ funding strategy to enhance resilience
  • 06/03/19

In coastal Hampton, Va., city planners are considering an innovative financing strategy to support new green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects. This aims to turn the tide against the severe weather and rising sea levels that have led to ...

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Researchers read tea leaves to study precipitation across millennia
  • 06/03/19

The 12-year “Millennium Drought” that parched parts of Australia beginning in the late 1990s often is considered the most severe drought ever experienced by the island nation. But according to results from a first-of-its-kind survey by University of ...

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Report suggests revamped guidelines for U.S. EPA industrial stormwater permit
  • 06/03/19

More than 2000 industrial facilities nationwide are subject to stormwater monitoring and control requirements under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP). Ahead of an update to the permitting program ...

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Forging a path to progress for Haiti's water and sanitation
  • 05/03/19

The lack of clean water and sanitation has been a major problem in Haiti for years. In Haiti, lack of access to quality water and sanitation has hit the population severely, with the poorest citizens suffering the most. Between 1990 and 2015, the ...

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Working together in the Nile River Basin for a win-win future
  • 20/02/19

 Adapted from remarks at NBI 20th Anniversary/Regional Nile Day 2019 Celebrations   Today, Ministers of Water Resources of the Nile riparian countries, officials, and development partners are gathering in Kigali, Rwanda to celebrate the 20th ...

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Container-based sanitation: one way to reach the last mile for sanitation services
  • 19/02/19

New World Bank report shares lessons on how CBS can be an option in achieving citywide inclusive sanitation   Download a free copy here Cities are growing at unprecedented rates, with over two thirds of the world population projected to live in ...

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Five takeaways from the shared sanitation model in Addis Ababa
  • 14/02/19

A redesigned public toilet facility in Addis Ababa Photo: Rebecca Gilsdorf With a population exceeding 3 million, only 10% of Addis residents are connected to the sewerage system and an estimated 10% continue to practice open defecation. ...

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Target Field, home of Minnesota Twins, unveils plans for enormous ‘living wall’
  • 01/02/19

In the upcoming 2019 professional baseball season, the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park won’t be the only Major League Baseball venue sporting a Green Monster. The Minnesota Twins announced in January plans to construct a massive “living wall” directly ...

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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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Interactive effects of biotic and abiotic environmental stressors on carbamazepine toxicity in the non-biting midge <em>Chironomus riparius</em>
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 June 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 156Author(s): Katharina Heye, Thorsten Lotz, Arne Wick, Jörg OehlmannAbstractThe toxicity of contaminants in freshwater ecosystems can increase in combination with environmental stress, ...

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Cold anammox process and reduced graphene oxide - Varieties of effects during long-term interaction
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 June 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 156Author(s): Mariusz Tomaszewski, Grzegorz Cema, Slawomir Ciesielski, Dariusz Łukowiec, Aleksandra Ziembińska-BuczyńskaAbstractBecause of its energy efficiency, the anaerobic ammonium ...

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Reducing bacterial aerosol emissions from membrane bioreactors: The impact of SRT and the addition of PAC and calcium
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 June 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 156Author(s): Jin Hyung Noh, Hanna Choi, Han Yong Kim, Soohoon Choi, Sung Kyu MaengAbstractBacterial aerosols resulting from membrane bioreactor (MBR) processes, which require excessive ...

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The effect of pumping saline groundwater for desalination on the fresh–saline water interface dynamics
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 June 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 156Author(s): Shaked Stein, Yoseph Yechieli, Eyal Shalev, Roni Kasher, Orit SivanAbstractOver the past few decades, seawater desalination has become a necessity for freshwater supply in many ...

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Determining stoichiometry and kinetics of two thermophilic nitrifying communities as a crucial step in the development of thermophilic nitrogen removal
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 June 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 156Author(s): Tom G.L. Vandekerckhove, Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof, Chaïm De Mulder, Siegfried E. Vlaeminck, Nico BoonAbstractNitrification and denitrification, the key biological processes ...

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Hot-deformation behaviour and hot-processing map of melt-hydrogenated Ti<img class="glyph" src="https://sdfestaticassets-eu-west-1.sciencedirectassets.com/shared-assets/16/entities/sbnd" />6Al<img class="glyph" src="https://sdfestaticassets-eu-west-1.sciencedirectassets.com/shared-assets/16/entities/sbnd" />4V/(TiB+TiC)
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 29 March 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 16Author(s): Xuejian Lin, Fuyu Dong, Yue Zhang, Xiaoguang Yuan, Hongjun Huang, Bowen Zheng, Liang Wang, Xuan Wang, Liangshun Luo, Yanqing Su, Yanjin Xu, ...

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Realizing low emissions on a hydrogen-fueled spark ignition engine at the cold start period under rich combustion through ignition timing control
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 29 March 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 16Author(s): Puyan Xu, Changwei Ji, Shuofeng Wang, Xiaoxin Bai, Xiaoyu Cong, Teng Su, Lei ShiAbstractThis paper analyzed low emissions on a ...

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Changes in IAHE leadership
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 29 March 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 16Author(s): Ayfer Veziroglu ...

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An investigation of the effect of hydrogen on ductile fracture using a unit cell model
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 29 March 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 16Author(s): Tuo Luo, Chuanshi Huang, Xiaosheng GaoAbstractThe effect of hydrogen on the ductility of metals is studied by incorporating the hydrogen ...

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Preparation and study of electrocatalytic activity of Ni-Pd(OH)<sub>2</sub>/C nanocomposite for hydrogen evolution reaction in alkaline solution
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 29 March 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 16Author(s): Samane Asadi, Ali Reza Madram, Elham Biglari, Marzie Fekri, Farshad Fotouhi-FarAbstractA new catalyst (Ni-Pd(OH)2/C) for hydrogen evolution ...

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