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Naval Research Gives NanoH2O $400,000 Grant

The company will evaluate energy efficient, reverse osmosis membranes for shipboard use.

Puerto Rico Authority to Spend $195 M on 126 Drinking Water Plants

The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority also will pay a $1 million civil penalty and spend an additional $2.5 million to improve lake water quality.

NGWA Offers Two Courses in June

Groundwater Flow and MODFLOW courses will be offered in Westerville, Ohio, and Las Vegas, respectively.

American Water Awards More Than $128,000 for Environmental Grants

American Water Works Company, Inc. has distributed grants totaling more than $128,000 to 32 projects throughout the company's service areas in 8 states.



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Wireless Spread Spectrum Radio SCADA for Water Facilities

Think of the monitoring possibilities: cathodic integrity for corrosion, pump station efficiency, and tank status.

EPA to Pay for Town Water during PCB Dredging in Hudson River

The agency is erring on the side of caution by paying for water from the Troy system for Halfmoon and Waterford, N.Y.

ICJ: Uruguay's Paper Pulp Mill Is Not Polluting the River

The International Court of Justice ruled against Argentina, which had argued that Uruguay did not follow procedure of a bilateral treaty and the plant should be shut down.

Tomorrow's Water Has Less Government Funding, GWI Says

Global Water Intelligence has released its 2011 market report, which covers infrastructure, water scarcity, desalination, and reuse.

AWE Slates Workshop on Conservation Tracking Tool

The Alliance for Water Efficiency's executive director, Mary Ann Dickinson, will speak about the tracking tool, which is free to members.

Water Partners to Offer Four $5,000 Scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate students should submit their applications by May 10; winners will be announced at the American Water Works Association's ACE10.

Mid-Dakota Water Turns to Ultrafiltration to Increase Capacity

Poor soil conditions in South Dakota require advanced treatment so the district decided to use GE ZeeWeed technology.

SECURE Insignia Attracts Small Water Purifier Companies

Water systems that are portable and self sustaining will be able to bear the System Efficacy through Commercialization, Utilization, Relevance and Evaluation insignia from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate.

Adventus Group Issues Zero Valent Iron Guidelines

The bioremediation technology provider has issued industry guidelines surrounding the use of zero valent iron in conjunction with emulsified vegetable oil for cleaning up groundwater halogenated organic compounds.

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