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Green Roofs For Healthy Cities to Host 2014 Conference

May 07, 2014
Source:  Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Deck: 

2014 Grey to Green will be held in Toronto, Aug. 25 to 26

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is planning the 2014 Grey to Green: A Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure, Focusing on Health in Toronto on Aug. 25 to 26, 2014. This two-day conference focuses on the health benefits of green infrastructure—for the economy, ecosystem and community.

Publication Date:  May 07, 2014

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Bentley Hosts LEARNing Conferences Around the Globe

May 07, 2014
Source:  Bentley Systems Inc Deck: 

Each of the conferences provides focused learning on software applications for AECO workflows

Bentley Systems Inc. has expanded the reach of its annual Bentley LEARNing Conference by transforming it into multiple events hosted in different locations around the globe throughout the year. The individual conferences will be dedicated to software applications for specific architectural, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO) workflows.

Company Reference:  Bentley Systems Inc. Publication Date:  May 07, 2014

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Research Explores Connections Between Green Infrastructure, Health, Resiliency

May 06, 2014
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The paper was released as part of Grey to Green, Canada’s green building conference

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities launched a research paper on the main connections between green infrastructure, health and community resiliency. The paper reviews a growing body of literature that illustrates that how we design buildings and communities has profound consequences for health and happiness.

Image:  Toronto Grey to Green Conference.jpg Publication Date:  May 06, 2014

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MWRD Celebrates DEA's National Take-Back Day

May 06, 2014
Source:  MWRD Deck: 

Staff at various Chicago reclamation plants collect 161 lb of unwanted or expired medications

Staff at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD’s) Calumet, Egan, O’Brien and Stickney Water Reclamation Plants collected 161 lb of unwanted or expired medications from the public during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) national Take-Back day on April 26.

Image:  MWRD Prescription Take Back Day.jpg Publication Date:  May 06, 2014

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Supreme Court Upholds Southern California Water Quality Victory

May 05, 2014
Source:  NRDC Deck: 

Justices deny review; Los Angeles County must now clean up its toxic discharges

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will protect millions of people living near and visiting Los Angeles rivers and beaches from the harmful effects of water pollution.

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Supreme Court Upholds Southern California Water Quality Victory

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2014 GreenTec Award Winners Announced

May 05, 2014
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GreenTec Awards kick-off IFAT 2014—the world’s largest environmental technology trade fair

The GreenTec Awards were presented at the Internationales Congress Center München (ICM) on the evening of May 4. The GreenTec Awards are the kick-off event for IFAT, the world's largest trade fair for environmental technology, which takes place at the Messe München trade-fair center from May 5–9.

The winners of the GreenTec Awards 2014 are as follows:

Image:  2014 Green Tech Awards.jpg Publication Date:  May 05, 2014

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GreenTec Awards 2014 Winners Announced

May 05, 2014
Source:  IFAT Deck: 

GreenTec Awards kick-off IFAT 2014, the world’s largest environmental technology trade fair

The GreenTec Awards were presented at the Internationales Congress Center München (ICM) on the evening of May 4. The GreenTec Awards are the kick-off event for IFAT, the world's largest trade fair for environmental technology, which takes place at the Messe München trade-fair center from May 5–9.

The winners of the GreenTec Awards 2014 are as follows:

Image:  2014 Green Tech Awards.jpg Publication Date:  May 05, 2014

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American Biogas Council Awards Biogas Project of the Year

May 05, 2014
Source:  Anaergia Inc. Deck: 

Michigan State University honored for its South Campus Anaerobic Digester

Michigan State University has been presented a Project of the Year Award from the American Biogas Council for the Michigan State University South Campus Anaerobic Digester. The innovative facility, designed and built by Anaergia, not only generates renewable energy, but also provides new sources of revenue and serves as an educational and outreach platform for one of the largest universities in the U.S.

Image:  Michigan State Project of the Year.jpg Publication Date:  May 05, 2014

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American Rivers Kicks Off National River Cleanup Season

May 02, 2014
Source:  American Rivers Deck: 

Program mobilizes volunteers across the country to clean up trash from local rivers and streams

American Rivers announced the 2014 kickoff of National River Cleanup, a program that mobilizes volunteers across the country to clean up trash from local rivers and streams. Thanks to National River Cleanup, more than 1 million volunteers have removed 17 million pounds of litter and debris from waterways across America in the past 20 years.

Image:  American Rivers National Clean Up Season.jpg Publication Date:  May 02, 2014

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Summit Seeks to Develop Water Rates, Revenue Loss, Conservation Solutions

May 02, 2014
Source:  The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, The Alliance for Water Efficienc Deck: 

Thought leaders explore new approaches to addressing the ratemaking challenges of tomorrow

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread and the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) is convening a diverse group of leading water experts Arpil 30 to May 2, 2014, in Racine, Wis., to evaluate solutions and develop implementation strategies for addressing the challenges facing the nation’s water suppliers in meeting the diverse objectives of fiscal sustainability, resource efficiency and fair, affordable water pricing that supports revenue stability.

Image:  Summit on Aligning Rates.jpg Publication Date:  May 02, 2014

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Storm Water Solutions Virtual Expo 2014 Sets New Records

May 01, 2014
Source:  Scranton Gillette Communications Deck: 

A record number of more than 900 unique visitors attended the virtual expo

More than 1,600 storm water and erosion control professionals registered for the 3rd annual Storm Water Solutions Virtual Expo.

Image:  SWS Expo.png Publication Date:  May 01, 2014

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MWRD Implements New Online Incident Reporting App

May 01, 2014
Source:  Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Deck: 

MWRD Staff will use the information to investigate complaints, plan future work

In honor of Earth Month, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has implemented a new online reporting application to collect reports of odors, stream blockages and other environmental-related issues more efficiently.

Image:  MWRD Incident App.jpg Publication Date:  May 01, 2014

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Thirsty Duck Forges New Alliances

May 01, 2014
Source:  Thirsty Duck Deck: 

Thirsty Duck LP products now available through three major U.S. manufacturing representatives

On the heels of celebrating their partnership with Canadian distributor John Meunier Inc., Thirsty Duck LP is announcing that their buoyant flow control technology products will now be available through three major U.S. manufacturing representatives: Heyward Inc. of Virginia Inc., Heyward Florida Inc. and William H. Reilly & Co. Inc. of Oregon.  

Company Reference:  Thirsty Duck Publication Date:  May 01, 2014

EPA Recognizes University Teams for Environmental Solutions

April 30, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Seven student teams awarded at the 10th annual National Sustainable Design Expo

The U.S.

Image:  EPA Student Competition.jpg Publication Date:  April 30, 2014

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ABC, WEF Join Forces for Sustainable Organics Recycling

April 30, 2014
Source:  American Biogas Council, Water Environment Federation Deck: 

MOU pledges mutual support of resource recovery, value of renewable energy

The American Biogas Council (ABC) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will help accelerate organics recycling by jointly promoting the value of resource recovery, specifically the use of energy and products produced from biogas systems at wastewater treatment facilities.

Image:  ABC WEF Partnership.jpg Publication Date:  April 30, 2014

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Thirsty Duck Announces Distribution Deals

April 29, 2014
Source:  Thirsty Duck Deck: 

Pacts expand firm’s markets in Florida, Virginia and Oregon

Thirsty Duck LP has announced that its buoyant flow control technology products will now be available through three major U.S. manufacturing representatives: Heyward Inc. of Virginia, Heyward Florida Inc. and William H. Reilly & Co. Inc. of Oregon.

Company Reference:  Thirsty Duck Publication Date:  April 29, 2014

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Organizations Support Clean Water in the Chesapeake

April 29, 2014
Source:  National Parks Conservation Assn. Deck: 

Organizations join an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

The nation’s leading park advocacy organization, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Assn. (NPCA), and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, which works to promote clean waterways in West Virginia, filed an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a plan for restoring clean water in Chesapeake streams and rivers. NPCA, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition and 26 additional organizations are urging the U.S.

Image:  Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.jpg Publication Date:  April 29, 2014

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Legal Action Filed Against California Tank Project

April 29, 2014
Source:  Concerned Citizens of LVMWD Deck: 

Action requests the court void the environmental and project approval for the tank project

Attorney John Tamborelli filed an action against the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) and its tank project contractors, Pacific Hydrotech and AECOM, on behalf of Petitioner Frank Bonvino. The suit has been filed for the benefit of the plaintiff; the local residents of Three Springs, Westlake Village; and the customers of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District.

Image:  LVMWD Legal Action Tank Project.jpg Publication Date:  April 29, 2014

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U.S. Water Prize Recognizes Innovation in Sustainability

April 28, 2014
Source:  Water Citizen Deck: 

Prize celebrates projects or programs that are innovative and advance water sustainability

The U.S. Water Prize is sponsored and administered by the U.S. Water Alliance. The Alliance created the U.S. Water Prize to encourage and celebrate individuals and institutions that develop projects or programs that are innovative and advance water sustainability.

The U.S. Water Alliance and an independent review panel evaluated nomination applications, taking into account:

Image:  U.S. Water Prize.jpg Publication Date:  April 28, 2014

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Rudy Giuliani to Speak at AWWA Conference in Boston

April 28, 2014
Source:  American Water Works Assn. Deck: 

Former New York mayor's address will include insights on challenges facing municipal leaders

Former mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani will address more than 2,000 water professionals from throughout North America at 9 a.m. Monday, June 9, during the opening general session of the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

Image:  Rudy Giuliani AWWA Conference Boston.jpg Publication Date:  April 28, 2014

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