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May 2017

Californians are staunch supports of seawater desalination, a research study has found


According to Tulchin Research, in a recent survey, 90 per cent of people surveyed favoured desalination, and 78 per cent indicated their preference for candidates for elected office who stand behind seawater desalination. The robust partiality for a candidate who backs water desalination facilities and its associated funding is not limited by …

Editor’s pickHong Kong is leakier than everyone thinks


In spite of being of the most prosperous city in the world, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is leaky. The metropolis’ yearly loss of water from both theft and leakage is a hefty 32.5 per cent of total production, or 321 million cbm – a full one third of the city’s water. The water …

Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda technology has reached Canada


René Noppeney (right), Global Director Water Technology Products & Innovation at Royal HaskoningDHV, and Peter Baumann (left), President and CEO of Aqua-Aerobic Systems sign the agreement. On the heels of their successful partnership with Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. in the United States (U.S.) in 2016, Royal HaskoningDHV has extended …

The U.S. EPA and New Mexico Environment Department join forces to fight water pollution


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States (U.S.) recently granted the New Mexico Environment Department US$217,660 under section 106 of the Clean Water Act in support of the state’s programme to control water pollution, according to WaterWorld. The funds will assist the state in preventing, reducing, and removing water …