Environmental Protection


Henry Hudson 400 Announces Student Winners

Delft, Rutgers and Columbia university students took the top places in the New Generation Competition, which will be celebrated Sept. 9 and 10 at H209 in Jersey City, N.J.

Rain Bird Names Finalists for Intelligent Water Use Award

Finalists had to demonstrate water savings, landscape preservation, innovation, and overall impact on the community.

San Antonio, LCRA Dispute Results in Lawsuit

The San Antonio Water System says the Lower Colorado River Authority's board of directors made policy assumptions that rendered the agencies' water supply project unworkable.

Green Consumer Poll Finds Economy Is their Top Concern

Shelton Group surveys more than 1,000 U.S. consumers who at least occasionally buy green products and discovers there is no "typical" green consumer.

Global Water Roundtable to Set Standards on Stewardship

The Roundtable's objective is to bring together government, science and industry stakeholders to set clear standards and a certification system for efficient water use.

How Facility Owners Can Lower their Water Footprint

Siemens Water Technologies provides five tips to help factory and manufacturing facility owners and operators reduce their water use.

Circle of Blue's Global Survey Spotlights Water

Water wins over air pollution, natural resources depletion, habitat loss, and climate change as the top environmental problem, according to a survey of 15 countries.

USDA Outlines New Direction for Forest Management

The new vision seeks to increase public-private cooperation regarding the conservation and restoration practices to non-federal forests.

USDA Accepting Applications for Conservation Program

Landowners, legal entities, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for funding for conservation efforts.

Replenishment District Conducts Groundwater 101 Forums

Los Angeles County taps into Water Independence Now program through the Water Replenishment District of Southern California.

Use a Little WaterSense this August, EPA's Silva Suggests

Newly confirmed assistant administrator for water encourages consumers to reduce their water use.

SFWMD Pilots Water CHAMP in the Florida Keys

Hotels and motels will encourage guests to use linens more than once and install efficient faucet aerators in each guest room to conserve water.

San Antonio Trades Lush Lawns for Water Future

San Antonio Water System is using its drought management and conservation programs to ensure an adequate water supply for its customers.

Research Suggests Colorado Reservoirs May Run Dry

Better management may be able to change year 2057 outlook.

Excel-based Model Assesses Conservation Programs

The Alliance for Water Efficiency offers the tool free to its members.

Busch Supports River Network, Helps Protect Rivers

For the fourth consecutive year, the two organizations are partnering to protect rivers in Oregon and Washington.

Lowe's Offers Tips on How to Save Water

The average household spends as much as $500 per year on water and sewer bills and uses about 100 gallons of water each day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Dr Pepper Plant Contracts with Siemens

Siemens will provide a process water system for a new bottling plant in California for the Dr Pepper Snapple Group.

EPA Opens Records on Water Enforcement

Administrator Jackson seeks more transparency for water quality goals and directs the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance to take action.

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