Waterschap Rivierenland best bestuurde decentrale overheid
  • 17/01/19

Waterschap Rivierenland mag zich het komend jaar de best bestuurde decentrale overheid noemen. Dat is vanmiddag in Helmond bekendgemaakt tijdens het nieuwjaarsevent Kompas van het blad Binnenlands Bestuur. ...

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CRS Report: 'Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) - Overview and Issues for Congress'
  • 17/01/19
  • Aquadoc

Another very good CRS overview report (15 January 2019) to enlighten Congress. This one is by Eva Lipiec: Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA): Overview and Issues for Congress. Download CRS_CZMA_Congress_15Jan2019 Summary Congress enacted the Coastal ...

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Native title holders back Greens' call for royal commission into Murray-Darling
  • 17/01/19

The Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations back Sarah Hanson-Young’s claim that Menindee fish kill is just the latest example of mismanagementThe Greens will introduce legislation to establish a royal commission into the mismanagement of the ...

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'It's happening again': Menindee residents devastated as fish kill conditions return
  • 17/01/19

Anne Davies watches fish dying on the Darling River in western NSW after a mass kill just a week ago“It’s happening again,” says Menindee local Graeme McCrabb, as we stand on the banks of the Darling River, downstream from the fish kill on 7 January ...

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DuPont alerts markets to product price increases
  • 16/01/19

DuPont Water Solutions is raising the price of its ion exchange resins and reverse osmosis membranes. ...

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AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition
  • 16/01/19

AquaVenture has secured $50 million in project financing for its acquisition of Accra desalination plant, Ghana. ...

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Zandversterking met succes in zoet water toegepast bij Houtribdijk
  • 16/01/19

Versterking van een dijk met een zandige, begroeide oever werkt in een zoetwatermeer zonder getij. Dat is de conclusie van de pilot langs de Houtribdijk, waarbij deze innovatieve methode is getest. De oever blijft goed liggen. ...

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Poseidon defeats legal challenge to Huntington Beach project
  • 16/01/19

Sacramento Superior Court, California, has rejected a lawsuit demanding that developer Poseidon produce a new environmental study on the proposed Huntington Beach Desalination Plant project. ...

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Saudi's WEC prequalifies eight firms for supervisory contract
  • 16/01/19

Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified eight companies to provide supervisory consultancy services on its desalination projects. ...

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LTO: groot draagvlak onder boeren voor individuele aanpak nitraatuitspoeling
  • 16/01/19

Agrarische ondernemers maken in 34 grondwaterbeschermingsgebieden individuele plannen om nitraatuitspoeling tegen te gaan. Op het ogenblik vindt de werving van deelnemers plaats, onder andere via keukentafelgesprekken. Volgens ondernemersorganisatie ...

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UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine
  • 16/01/19

The United Nations has called on the desalination industry to clean up its act on brine as the number of desalination plants worldwide continues to climb. ...

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The women fighting a pipeline that could destroy precious wildlife
  • 16/01/19

Activists fight to stop construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline, which endangers an ecosystem that is one of the most important bird habitats in the western hemisphereDeep within the humid green heart of the largest river swamp in North America, a ...

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Walvis van plastic uit oceaan half jaar in Utrecht
  • 16/01/19

In het centrum van Utrecht is een half jaar lang een grote plastic walvis te bekijken. Dit kunstwerk is gemaakt van zwerfafval dat uit oceanen is aangespoeld, zoals flessen, jerrycans en gedumpte apparaten. ...

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Oregon State University GEM Seminar (GEOG 407/507/607) - Winter 2019
  • 16/01/19
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Geography, Environmental Science & Marine Resource Management (GEM) SEMINAR – WINTER 2019 Friday 3 – 4 PM Burt Hall 193 18 January through 15 March Public is welcome! NOTE: Much of Burt Hall is closed because of the recent fire in Burt 2. Burt 4, the ...

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The Murray-Darling fish kill is a monumental catastrophe and also business as usual | First Dog on the Moon
  • 16/01/19

Millions of innocent fish have died because of sheer human bastardrySign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue ...

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Bluewater Bio awarded US $36.5 million contract in Bahrain
  • 15/01/19

Company will upgrade and expand the Tubli wastewater treatment plant, the largest in the country. ...

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Metropolitan invests in future development of Calif. water supplies
  • 15/01/19

Agency provides $3.5 million for research to facilitate the future development of seawater desalination, groundwater, stormwater capture, recycled water. ...

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Study confirms micro-algae’s cleaning ability in wastewater treatment
  • 15/01/19

Environmental engineers found Chlorella vulgaris, a single-celled algae, excelled at removing nutrients from wastewater discharge. ...

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Josh's Water Jobs and More! 15 January 2019
  • 15/01/19
  • Aquadoc

Josh is back to 200 jobs this week! This incredible resource is not cost-free; Josh pays a lot of the expenses from his own pocket. Consider making a donation via PayPal (click here) or click here and scroll down on the right side. This week's jobs ...

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Oceanen warmen sneller op volgens nieuwe studie
  • 15/01/19

De opwarming van de oceanen gaat sneller dan eerder werd gedacht, blijkt uit Amerikaans-Chinees onderzoek. Hierdoor stijgt de zeespiegel gemiddeld met dertig centimeter tot 2100, bovenop de al aanzienlijke stijging door het smelten van ijskappen en ...

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Aerators to be installed in NSW lakes amid fears of more fish kills
  • 15/01/19

A new fish kill in the Murray River is not as severe as initially believed, as fears of more fish deaths increase amid soaring temperatures The New South Wales government will install aerators at various sites across the state amid fears of more fish ...

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Contra Costa Water District enters contract with Sedaru, Total Resource Management
  • 14/01/19

Bay-Area utility serving 500,000 homes and businesses signs multi-year contract for Enterprise Asset & Operational Management System. ...

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Green infrastructure projects in Quebec get $1.5M
  • 14/01/19

The project involves constructing a storm sewer, stormwater retention ponds, swales and new sumps to better manage stormwater run-off in the City of Rivière‑du‑Loup and others. ...

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Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geoscience; 2) Environmental Science; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 14 January 2019
  • 14/01/19
  • Aquadoc

Special thanks to all the Federal employees and contractors who are doing their jobs without pay. I want to give a special shout-out to the the TSA folks, especially those at Washington's Dulles International Airport and the Eugene, OR, airport. To ...

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CRS Legal Sidebar: Wading Into the “Waters of the United States”
  • 13/01/19
  • Aquadoc

Yesterday it was the Clean Air Act; today, the Clean Water Act. I missed this brief report (Legal Sidebar) from CRS legislative attorney Stephen P. Mulligan that was issued on 28 December 2018: Wading Into the “Waters of the United States”. Download ...

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Three for the price of two, 30% off, special offer – the importance of capital efficiency
  • 07/01/19

In our daily lives we are bombarded by offers to get more for less.  And we respond accordingly as we strive to balance our household budgets. This saves us a few dollars here and there, perhaps hundreds of dollars on a big-ticket item, and we get ...

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Top 8 water blogs of 2018
  • 01/01/19

The Water Blog provided plenty to chew on if you’ve been following the interesting and insightful posts we published here in 2018. Here's a rundown of some of 2018’s most popular blogs. From wastewater treatment, to water-energy nexus, to solar ...

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Celebrating a clean beach, clean sheet in Durres
  • 24/12/18

Credit: Albanian National Tourism Agency ...

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Minnesota agency offers online industrial stormwater training
  • 20/12/18

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has created a first-of-its-kind, condensed, online, freely available training course on its industrial stormwater regulations and permitting program. The program, which covers the state’s 2015–2020 ...

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U.S. EPA, Army Corps of Engineers release draft ‘WOTUS’ redefinition language
  • 20/12/18

On Dec. 11, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army proposed a new definition for “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) as described in the Clean Water Act. The redefinition follows a February 2017 ...

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USDA: Growing rice helps farmers curb pesticide water quality risks
  • 20/12/18

More than 40,000 different varieties of rice are grown on every continent (except Antarctica), making rice one of the world’s best-loved food crops. And according to new findings from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers, rice crops also ...

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Massachusetts regulators help MS4 communities meet public outreach obligations
  • 20/12/18

Massachusetts environmental regulators are making it easier for 260 municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permittees in the state to meet public outreach and education requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The ...

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Picture this – what it takes to create a calendar every year on water issues
  • 19/12/18

It’s often said that a picture paints a thousand words. If that’s true then, 18 years since its inception, the Water Cartoon Calendar has produced enough material for an epic series of novels. A fixture of our water and sanitation products every ...

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A WASH response to Yemen’s cholera outbreak
  • 13/12/18

Editor's Note: The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too polluted and too little. At the World Bank, our job is to find and implement solutions to tackle this crisis. In the “Water Solutions” blog series, you’ll read about World ...

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Report lays out challenges and opportunities for water quality trading programs
  • 04/12/18

Compared to similar market-based environmental programs that aim to address climate change or protect endangered wildlife, participation in water quality trading (WQT) programs has remained low in the U.S. for decades. According to a recent report, ...

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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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What you extract is what you see: Optimising the preparation of water and wastewater samples for <em>in vitro</em> bioassays
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 152Author(s): Aennes Abbas, Ilona Schneider, Anna Bollmann, Jan Funke, Jörg Oehlmann, Carsten Prasse, Ulrike Schulte-Oehlmann, Wolfram Seitz, Thomas Ternes, Marcus Weber, Henning Wesely, ...

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Mass transfer enhancement and improved nitrification in MABR through specific membrane configuration
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 152Author(s): M. Castrillo, R. Díez-Montero, A.L. Esteban-García, I. TejeroAbstractOne of the main energy consumptions in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) is due to the oxygenation of ...

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Insight into the distribution of pharmaceuticals in soil-water-plant systems
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 152Author(s): Yuanbo Li, J. Brett Sallach, Wei Zhang, Stephen A. Boyd, Hui LiAbstractPharmaceuticals in agricultural soils originating from irrigation with treated wastewater and ...

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Microplastics in wastewater treatment plants: Detection, occurrence and removal
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 152Author(s): Jing Sun, Xiaohu Dai, Qilin Wang, Mark C.M. van Loosdrecht, Bing-Jie NiAbstractMicroplastics have aroused increasing concern as they pose threats to aquatic species as well as ...

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Supercritical water gasification of phenol over Ni-Ru bimetallic catalysts
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Water Research, Volume 152Author(s): Jiandong Zhang, Anish Dasgupta, Zhifeng Chen, Donghai Xu, Phillip E. Savage, Yang GuoAbstractIncorporating Ru in a Ni catalyst for gasification of phenol in supercritical ...

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Atom doping in α-Fe<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub> thin films to prevent hydrogen permeation
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 January 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 5Author(s): Xiaolong Li, Li Chen, Hongmei Liu, Zhishan Mi, Changmin Shi, Lijie QiaoAbstractPrevention of hydrogen (H) penetration into passive films ...

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Numerical simulation of the hydrogen trapping effect on crack propagation in API 5CT P110 steel under cathodic overprotection
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 January 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 5Author(s): Jorge Palma Carrasco, Diego David Silva Diniz, José Maria Andrade Barbosa, Antonio Almeida Silva, Marco Antonio dos SantosAbstractThe ...

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Experimental study of hydrogen explosion in repeated pipe congestion – Part 2: Effects of increase in hydrogen concentration in hydrogen-methane-air mixture
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 January 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 5Author(s): L.C. Shirvill, T.A. Roberts, M. Royle, D.B. Willoughby, P. SathiahAbstractHydrogen is seen as an important energy carrier for the future ...

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Effect of hythane enrichment on performance, emission and combustion characteristics of an ci engine
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 January 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 5Author(s): Tarkan Sandalcı, Övün Işın, Serkan Galata, Yasin Karagöz, İlker GülerAbstractAlthough compression ignition engines have high torque output ...

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Ti<sub>3</sub>C<sub>2</sub> MXene nanoparticles modified metal oxide composites for enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting
  • 01/01/01

Publication date: 28 January 2019Source: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 5Author(s): Xuelian Yu, Tao Wang, Wenchao Yin, Yihe ZhangAbstractMXene, an emerging family of two-dimensional (2-D) material, has shown outstanding ...

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