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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.


SKion acquires minority stake in Microvi

HAYWARD, Calif. — Microvi Biotechnologies Inc. is a biotechnology company developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative biocatalytic technologies for the chemical, energy and water industries.

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WWIF welcomes new vice president of marketing

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — The Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing safe, clean drinking water to developing areas.

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Save the date for the first North American Water Loss Conference

ATLANTA — The first North American Water Loss Conference will take place Dec. 8-9 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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NACWA members obtain RCPP funding

WASHINGTON — Established under the 2014 Farm Bill, the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) encourages partnerships between agricultural producers and other entities to take on water quality challenges and other natural resource problems.

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EPA announces proposal to improve response plan for oil spills

WASHINGTON — The proposal to amend requirements under the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) addresses issues brought up by the public, government, responders and industry officials during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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The Department of Justice and EPA propose settlement for Pohatcong Superfund site

NEW YORK — In 1989 Pohatcong Valley Groundwater site located in Warren County, New Jersey, was added to the Superfund list due to elevated levels of volatile organic contaminants in the groundwater.

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The Water Council receives Wells Fargo Clean Technology and Innovation grant

MILWAUKEE — The $100,000 grant will fund the creation of the Water Research Pilot Project.

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NGWA video features interview with NGWA 2014 M. King Hubbert Award winner

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) M. King Hubbert Award is presented to an individual who has made a major engineering or science contribution to the groundwater industry through technical papers, teaching, research and practical applications.

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Sloan joins Cubs organization, helps expand efforts in water sustainability

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. — As part of the agreement between Sloan and the Cubs organization, the Cubs spring training facility, located in Mesa, Arizona, will be named Sloan Park.

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GWI and IDA reveal the top keynote speakers for Global Water Summit 2015

ATHENS, Greece — The Global Water Summit 2015, hosted by the Global Water Intelligence (GWI) and the International Desalination Association (IDA), will be held April 27-28, 2015, in Athens at the InterContinental Hotel Athenaeum.

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