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Armstrong’s Variable Speed Retrofit Solution To Be Featured at AHR Expo 2017

12-12-2016

Building Owners Can Save Up To 70% on Energy Costs Armstrong Fluid Technology will be showcasing its innovative Design Envelope Vertical-In-Line Retrofit solution at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, January 30 – February 1, 2017. The Design Envelope Vertical-In-Line Retrofit allows building owners to replace the moving parts of an installed …

The Global Water Summit 2017, Madrid: Accelerating Growth through Intelligent Synergies

12-12-2016

Global Water Intelligence has announced the theme for the 11th Annual Global Water Summit, taking place in Madrid in April 2017. ‘Intelligent Synergies’ will be the focal point of the 2017 agenda, exploring how the digital revolution will disrupt the traditional dynamics of the water industry and how this movement can be harnessed …

Editor’s pickMajor food companies to tackle water risks in supply chains

09-12-2016

To be named an AgWater Steward, companies had to complete minimal criteria As climate change, population growth and water pollution increase pressure on freshwater resources, seven global food and beverage companies have announced commitments to work with thousands of growers in their global supply chains to reduce water use and pollution …

AWWA Applauds Agreement To Fund WIFIA

09-12-2016

Program could spur $1.2 billion in water infrastructure loans U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators on Tuesday agreed to provide $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act in 2017, paving the way for up to $1.2 billion in loans to support critical water infrastructure projects if approved by Congress. The …

Paradise lost: How toxic water destroyed Pakistan’s largest lake

09-12-2016

For generations the Mohanna tribe have lived, loved, worked, and played on Pakistan´s Manchar Lake; their floating settlement serving their needs from birth to death. But an unrelenting flow of toxic wastewater is pouring into the lake -- a byproduct of industrialisation and aggressive agricultural practices upstream -- and has slowly …

Let us save every drop of water

09-12-2016

IntroductionWater conservation means using our water wisely and caring for it properly. Since each of us depends on water for life, it is our responsibility to learn more about water conservation and how we can help keep our water pure and safe for generations to come. Since we all enjoy the benefits of having pure, clean water, we must help …

Sewage overflows to stop with Glen Eden underground storage tank

09-12-2016

A giant hole is taking shape in Glen Eden. Once complete the underground tank in Harold Moody Park will be able to hold 2 million litres of wastewater. The $18 million dollar project is due for completion in spring 2017 and aims to reduce the amount of times that diluted sewage spills into the environment. Watercare spokeswoman Maxine Clayton …

Editor’s pickHow Diverse Technologies Will End Our Water Crisis

08-12-2016

A number of technologies have already begun to transform people’s lives by making clean, safe water reliably accessible. Here are some of them. Changing Tide: There are hundreds of millions across the world without access to adequate water. As a result, women and children take on the exhausting task of water — but this is changing. …