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Environmental Issues

Growing consumer awareness of water supplies, usage, conservation, sustainability and waste have shifted thinking in the water treatment market.

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EPA to launch third-annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON — EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge is a prize contest encouraging college students to develop innovative green infrastructure systems for stormwater management.


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Illinois governor signs Clean Water Initiative

July 24, 2014

CHICAGO — Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn signs legislation that will help Illinois cities better prepare for possible climate change impacts.


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EPA supplies funding to protect and restore urban waters

July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — EPA provides $2.1 million in funding through the Urban Waters program for 37 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico.


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Groundwater pumping produces significant changes in water levels below Albuquerque

July 22, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Santa Fe Group aquifer system shows impact of groundwater pumping in the water levels beneath Albuquerque.


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Avoca Water releases infographic detailing importance of protecting our oceans

July 21, 2014

DUNDALK, Ireland — The oceans hold 97 percent of the planet’s water and cover nearly 71 percent of the planet’s surface.


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Small businesses across the nation receiving funding from EPA

July 18, 2014

WASHINGTON — EPA will be funding 21 small businesses throughout the country to develop and commercialize sustainable technologies addressing current environmental issues.


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Water purification center opens in Northern California, largest of its kind

July 16, 2014

SAN JOSÉ, Calif. — Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center (SVAWPC) is a locally controlled, 8 million gallon per day recycled water purification facility.


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Details announced for Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition

July 15, 2014

UNITED KINGDOM — The first day’s Conference will focus on the monitoring aspects of industrial and municipal monitoring.


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Report details water desalination equipment market

July 14, 2014

NEW YORK — The demand for desalination as a substitute for fresh-water supply is growing constantly with its increased acceptance.


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Boy at summer camp allegedly passes away due to contaminated tap water

July 11, 2014

FRANCE — The camp had been under orders to serve only bottled water since July 4, 2014, after tests had revealed the presence of coliform bacteria in its water source.


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