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Jefferson Project at Lake George in US uses big data analytics to manage fresh water
30 June, 2015
Researchers are using 'Internet of Things' to create a 'Smart Lake' at Lake George in upstate New York for big data analytics, which will help in managing and protecting the fresh water...
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Oxymem selected in Brew accelerator programme to address fresh water challenges
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Ireland based startup Oxymem has been selected to participate in The BREW (Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin) accelerator programme in the...

California restricts San Francisco from storing river water in Hetch Hetchy reservoir
Monday, June 29, 2015 State Water Resources Control Board in California, US have instructed San Francisco not to take river water for storage in the Hetch Hetchy...

Brno city in Czech Republic extends sewage treatment contract with BVK
Monday, June 29, 2015 Brněnské vodárny a kanalizace (BVK), joint venture between French utility Suez Environnement and Brno city in Czech Republic has been awarded ten year contract extension to operate the...

i2O Water to partner with WaterAid to improve water access
Friday, June 26, 2015 UK-based water network pressure management specialist i2O Water has agreed to work with international non-profit organisation WaterAid to realise the vision of water, sanitation and hygiene...

ADB offers $453m loan to Sri Lanka to resolve water scarcity in dry regions
Friday, June 26, 2015 Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $453m loan to Sri Lanka to support its ongoing initiatives of improving water access in dry...

USDA offers funding to protect water quality in drought hit California
Thursday, June 25, 2015 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has formed a new partnership with the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to support water conservation...

Water Supply Cost Savings Act introduced in US Senate to improve rural drinking water infrastructure
Thursday, June 25, 2015 A new bill called Water Supply Cost Savings Act has been introduced in the US Senate which will provide cost-effective solutions to improve access to drinking water in rural...

Thailand looks to spend $1.52bn on water projects to combat drought
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Thailand is looking to spend THB51.4bn ($1.52bn) on water projects in order to ease the effect of drought in the...

Dutch Water Authorities to support use of Nereda technology in wastewater plants abroad
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Dutch Water Authorities has signed a partnership with engineering and project management consultancy company Royal HaskoningDHV to support the use of Nereda technology in wastewater...

MIT researcher develops solar-powered desalination technology
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 A student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has designed a village-scale desalination technology that is powered by the sun and can turn saline water palatable by removing its...

Acciona Agua wins contract for wastewater treatment facility in Spain
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Acciona Agua has won a contract for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Navarra de Infraestructuras Locales (NILSA) of Tafalla-Olite at Navarra region in Spain....

Poseidon and IDE may start operations at $1bn Carlsbad desalination project ahead of schedule
Monday, June 22, 2015 IDE Technologies and Poseidon Resources are set to complete construction of $1bn Carlsbad desalination project in the drought-hit state of California, US, before its scheduled date....

Expanded water treatment facility starts operating in Williston, US
Monday, June 22, 2015 Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA) in the US has completed expansion of the regional water treatment system for Williston in North Dakota,...

70% of Americans anticipate water shortage more often in ten years, study finds
Friday, June 19, 2015 About 70% of US citizens are concerned about the increased chances of water shortages to be faced by their communities in the next ten years, reveals a research report published by...

Veolia wins contract renewal for wastewater treatment plants in New Orleans, US
Friday, June 19, 2015 French Veolia has renewed contract with the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) of New Orleans for management of two wastewater treatment plants in the US state of...

Singapore explore feasibility of underground drainage and reservoir to fight drought
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Singapore national water agency, Public Utilities Board (PUB), has launched a study to evaluate technical and economic feasibility of developing an integrated underground drainage and...

Cadiz forms strategic partnership with Semitropic Water Storage District in California, US
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Cadiz, operator for the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery & Storage Project in California, US, has entered into a strategic development agreement with Semitropic Water Storage...

Suez Environnement partners with Singapore PUB to jointly develop water technologies
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 French utility Suez Environnement has formed an alliance with Singapore’s national water agency, Public Utilities Board (PUB) to share expertise and jointly develop technologies for...

OriginClear and E3 completed clean up of disaster recovery water in Oklahoma, US
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Technology firm OriginClear and its licensee E3 Services and Solutions have completed on-site disaster water cleanup project at Prime Conduit, an electrical manufacturing plant, in Oklahoma City,...

Researchers develop catalyst to remove endocrine disruptor from wastewater
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University in US and Brunel University London have developed a TAML catalyst which claimed to remove endocrine disruptor from...


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