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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.

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.

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.



West Basin Demo to Protect Ocean While Desalinating Water

The facility will be co-located at the Los Angeles Conservation Corps' SEA Lab education center.

The View from Kenya on World Water Monitoring Day

An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.

Abu Dhabi Utility Uses Model to Forecast Water Demand

Palisade Corp. says its Monte Carlo simulation helps cut the costs of desalination.

Decentralized Wastewater Management E-Handbook Available

Intended for health departments, wastewater system managers, and local governments, the e-handbook includes case studies and examples of successful management programs.

Testing Method Detects Gadolinium to Find Sewage

Gadolinium, a key indicator of wastewater contamination at low levels, helps treatment plants identify bacteria in recycled water.

Westlands Water District Funds Pilot Using Salt-CO2 Conversion

The project will provide farmers with a new source of clean water by concentrating and converting waste salts from drainage water into clean chemicals.

AWWA Slates Water Loss Control Webcast

The presentation includes lessons learned from a water utility that has been using water audit methodology for more than 10 years.

AWWA: Disinfectant Choice Is a Local Decision

More than 130 water utility professionals shared their perspectives with lawmakers at the annual Water Matters! Fly-in.

$4.17 M in Stimulus to Improve Louisville, Ky., Water Service

The project involves the construction of 5.4 miles of 36-inch steel transmission pipeline along I-64, a booster pump station capable of pumping 20 mgd, and a storage tank with a capacity of 1 mgd.

AWWA Webcasts Set for March 31, April 7

The American Water Works Association will present information on "Water Resource Strategies for Climate Change and Shortages" and "Disinfection Byproducts: Recent Research Raises Concerns."

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USAID, Coca-Cola Add $12.7 M to Water Partnership

The boost to the Water and Development Alliance will support eight new multi-year programs in Africa.

Water Experts Offer Solutions in Conference Report

Five months after the Clean Water Act workshop, the Water Environment Federation and Duke University release a report that summarizes potential solutions to achieving long-term water quality goals.

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