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The Accuracy of Groundwater Sampling

A triple blind groundwater sampling event shows that the environment is a very complex system that may not lend itself to simple explanation.

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Harnessing Sun and Wind Energy for Water Treatment

A green commitment delivers clean, reliable, cost-saving power to American Water.

Water Conservation in West Basin Service Area Lowers Water Use 13%

Wholesaler says efforts must continue to reach 20 percent by 2020.

FWS Awards $12.8 M to 31 States for Sewage Pumpout Facilities

Clean Vessel Act grants help marinas manage wastes and protect recreational waterways.

Boeing to Restore Habitat in Washington Waterway

The company will create habitat for out-migrating juvenile salmon in the Duwamish River and repay $2 million of the natural resource trustee's costs to resolve liability for hazardous releases from its facilities.



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ORNL's New Spectrometry Provides Quick, In-Situ Monitoring

Scientist says the technology would reduce the cost of long-term monitoring of contaminants in groundwater by up to 80 percent.

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.

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Case Study: Dry Scrubber Lowers Energy Costs for Spray Booth

Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility will debut North America's first EcoDryScrubber to lower CO2 and NOx emissions, energy costs, and water usage.

Donated Water Revives Unique Murray-Darling Wetland

Australians donated money to the Australian Conservation Foundation for water to replenish the Hattah Lakes wetlands in northern Victoria.

Waterkeepers Want Feds to Contain Gulf Spill, Step Up Oversight

Environmental organization braces for Gulf disaster impact on fragile coastal ecosystems and fisheries.

Online Map Helps Users Track Chesapeake Bay Enforcement

EPA's latest initiative will show how well it is performing in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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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.

BP Outlines Plan for Controlling Oil Spill

Relief wells will be drilled. In Houma, La., where the field operations response is being coordinated, almost 500 workers have been deployed to coordinate the spill response.

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.

Pharmacies Launch Safe Disposal Initiative for Unused Medicine

“Dispose My Meds” pharmacies will provide consumers with postage-paid envelopes or onsite programs where pharmaceuticals are collected and disposed of properly.

EPA Orders Landowners to Restore Salmon Stream, Wetlands

Robert and Nancy Loomis allegedly discharged fill material into a wetland on their property that drains into the Takhin River in Alaska.

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