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Tensar Expands Partnership With ACF

June 05, 2014
Source:  Tensar Intl. Deck: 

ACF Environmental will offer Tensar products at in Maryland and Delaware

Tensar Intl. recently extended its exclusive partnership with ACF Environmental into the Maryland and Delaware markets. The expanded territory allows for increased exposure in the region and greater availability of Tensar TriAx Geogrids.

Company Reference:  Tensar International Corporation Publication Date:  June 05, 2014

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Xylem to Participate in Key Discussions at SIWW 2014

June 05, 2014
Source:  Xylem Inc. Deck: 

Xylem’s president and CEO will be a panelist at the TechXchange forum

Xylem Inc. will participate in key thought leader events at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014. Stakeholders from the global water industry gather at the SIWW 2014 to share business opportunities and showcase the latest water technologies. 

Image:  Singapore Intl Water Week.jpg Company Reference:  Xylem Publication Date:  June 05, 2014

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New Study Provides Global Look of Water Stressed Cities

June 04, 2014
Source:  The Nature Conservancy Deck: 

Large cities occupy 1% of global land surface, but draw water from almost half of that surface

The Nature Conservancy announced the publication of the first global database of urban water sources and stress in Global Environmental Change.

Image:  gI_131193_prweb city.png Publication Date:  June 04, 2014

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171 Communities to Receive EPA Brownfield Investment Grants

June 04, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 171 communities will receive 264 grants totaling $67 million in brownfields funding to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

Image:  EPA Brownsfield Investment Grants.jpg Publication Date:  June 04, 2014

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WERF Awards Contract to Explore Sustainable Nitrogen Removal

June 03, 2014
Source:  Water Environment Research Foundation Deck: 

New project to help wastewater treatment facilities meet nitrogen discharge limits more efficiently

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is launching its second project under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency funded National Research Center for Resource Recovery and Nutrient Management by awarding Columbia University with a contract to explore sustainable nitrogen removal.

Image:  WERF Nitrogen Removal Contract.jpg Publication Date:  June 03, 2014

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North American Fracking Water Treatment Market to Increase

June 03, 2014
Source:  BCC Research Deck: 

According to a new report, the market is expected to grow to $350 million by 2018

BCC Research reveals in its new report, "Fracking Water Treatment: The North American Market," the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil wells is expected to

Image:  North American Fracking Market Growth.jpg Publication Date:  June 03, 2014

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MWRD Celebrates 125th Anniversary

June 02, 2014
Source:  MWRD Deck: 

MWRD recounts its history of water quality improvement and flood prevention in Chicago

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MRWD) celebrated its 125th anniversary this past May. Since 1889, the Sanitary District, later named the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, has worked to improve water quality and prevent flooding in our region.

Image:  MWRD 125th Anniversary.jpg Publication Date:  June 02, 2014

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EPA Proposal Cuts Carbon Pollution From Power Plants

June 02, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Clean Power Plan proposes guidelines to make power plants more efficient and less polluting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S. The proposal will protect public health, move the U.S.

Image:  EPA Clean Power Plan.jpg Publication Date:  June 02, 2014

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EPA Releases Climate Change Indicators in the U.S. Report

May 30, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Report shows impact of changing climate on Americans’ health and environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the third edition of a report, Climate Change Indicators in the United States. The report pulls together observed data on key measures of our environment, including U.S. and global temperature and precipitation, ocean heat and ocean acidity, sea level, length of growing season and many others.

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EPA Releases Climate Change Indicators in the U.S. Report

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IECA, WEF Announce Memorandum of Understanding

May 30, 2014
Source:  IECA, WEF Deck: 

Organizations will work together to advance their mutual interests, missions and objectives

The Intl. Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced their new memorandum of understanding.

Image:  IECA WEF MOW.jpg Company Reference:  IECA Water Environment Federation Publication Date:  May 30, 2014

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Filterra Technology Receives NJCAT, NJDEP Certification

May 30, 2014
Deck: 

Filterra Bioretention Systems is now approved as a stand-alone treatment device in New Jersey

Filterra Bioretention Systems successfully completed the new Stormwater Manufactured Treatment Device Verification Program from New Jersey Corp. for Advanced Technology (NJCAT) and was certified by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The new laboratory based testing protocol, verification procedure, and certification process was developed in partnership with the regulated industry, NJCAT and NJDEP and finalized in January 2013.

Company Reference:  Filterra Bioretention Systems Publication Date:  May 30, 2014

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USDA Launches Regional Conservation Partnership Program

May 29, 2014
Source:  NACWA Deck: 

NACWA urges clean water utilities to take advantage of the program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), which makes municipal water and wastewater authorities eligible to play an increasingly significant role in helping agricultural producers achieve better water quality outcomes. The RCPP encourages partnerships between agricultural producers and municipal entities to help farmers manage nutrients and improve water quality on a regional scale more effectively.

Image:  USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program.jpg Publication Date:  May 29, 2014

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WEF, IWA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

May 29, 2014
Source:  WEF, IWA Deck: 

New memorandum pledges mutual support, facilitates continued collaboration

Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Intl. Water Assn.

Image:  WEF IWA MOU.jpg Company Reference:  International Water Association/Match Plus Water Environment Federation Publication Date:  May 29, 2014

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XP Solutions Releases Software Updates

May 29, 2014
Source:  XP Solutions Deck: 

XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2014 features workflow improvements and new features

XP Solutions released XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2014. These hydrodynamic software models that simulate sanitary sewer systems, storm water systems, rivers, floodplains and water quality are used every day around the world for master planning, floodplain mapping, flood hazard mitigation and sustainable storm water control simulation.

Image:  XP Software Updates.jpg Company Reference:  XP Solutions Publication Date:  May 29, 2014

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Field Study Supports Viability of Spray-applied Geopolymer Liner

May 28, 2014
Source:  Inland Pipe Rehabilitation Deck: 

A 60-in. diameter pipe relined with EcoCast GeoSpray material was completely restored

Three years ago Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR), in conjunction with Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, developed the EcoCast Advanced Geopolymer Relining System to provide a more cost-effective sewer infrastructure repair and rehabilitation solution. According to the American Society of Civil engineers, capital investment needs for the nation's wastewater and storm water systems are estimated to total $298 billion over the two decades.

Image:  Photo courtesy of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation Publication Date:  May 28, 2014

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Study Reveals ‘Golden Rules’ of Strategic Flood Management

May 28, 2014
Source:  Taylor & Francis Group Deck: 

The study provides an overview of emerging good practice in SFM

With many families across the UK still dealing with the consequences of last winter’s flooding, the International Journal of River Basin Management has just published 10 ‘golden rules’ for strategic flood management (SFM).

Image:  Golden Rules for Flood Management.jpg Publication Date:  May 28, 2014

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IBISWorld Identifies Ways to Cut Energy Use, Costs

May 27, 2014
Source:  IBISWorld Inc. Deck: 

Rising energy prices encourage investment in sustainable energy practices

Businesses and consumers alike are feeling the heat from rising utility costs, but commercial buildings in particular, such as hospitals, shopping centers and offices, have been taking a significant hit considering they account for about one-fifth of domestic energy consumption. While the utilities price index, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, has increased in line with the improving economy, commercial building energy consumption has also been on a steady upward trend.

Image:  IBISWorld Report Energy Efficiency.jpg Publication Date:  May 27, 2014

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Messe München to Expand Trade Fair Portfolio in South Africa

May 27, 2014
Source:  Messe München International Deck: 

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum is taking place for the first time in 2015

Messe München is expanding its international trade fair network in the environmental technology sector with an additional event in South Africa: The “IFAT Environmental Technology Forum—Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling—Solutions for the Mining and Construction Industry” will take place for the first time from Sept. 15 to 18, 2015 co-located with Bauma Conexpo Africa. Messe München Intl. and its subsidiary MMI South Africa (Pty) Ltd. are organizing the event.

Image:  IFAT South Africa.jpg Publication Date:  May 27, 2014

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EPA Publishes 2013 Highlights of Progress Report

May 22, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

This report provides a roadmap to guide future programmatic planning

In 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the "National Water Program 2012 Strategy." This document describes long-term goals for the management of sustainable water resources in light of climate change and provides a roadmap to guide future programmatic planning.

Image:  EPA Response to Climate Change Report.jpg Publication Date:  May 23, 2014

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Hydro Launches Online Sizing Calculator

May 22, 2014
Source:  Hydro Intl. Deck: 

Downstream Defender Sizing Calculator takes users through the selection and sizing process

Designing in high-performance, low headloss storm water treatment is now simpler and quicker for drainage design consultants with the launch of an online sizing tool for the Downstream Defender from Hydro Intl.

The Downstream Defender Sizing Calculator empowers designers to select and specify the most appropriate Downstream Defender model size needed with the option to generate product drawings, save project designs and submit projects for design reviews and price estimates.

Image:  Hydro Intl Storm Sizing Calculator.jpg Company Reference:  Hydro International - Stormwater Publication Date:  May 23, 2014

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