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2010-05-28 10:00:00

An innovative bicycle-powered water pump, created by a student at the University of Sheffield, has proved a huge success and is now in regular production in Guatemala, transforming the lives of rural residents.

2010-01-20 06:45:00

SUSSEX, Wis., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United Nations' 2nd World Water Development Report, more than a billion people, or almost one-fifth of the world's population, lack access to safe drinking water.

2009-06-16 07:05:00

Bio-Retention Facility is Result of University-Community Partnership COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River runs through the heart of Edmonston, Md.

2009-03-27 07:11:00

NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernard Amadei, founder of Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA), last night received the 2008 Award of Excellence from ENR (Engineering News Record), the magazine's highest honor. ENR is a publication of The McGraw-Hill Cos., New York City.

2009-03-26 16:51:00

NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Engineering News-Record (ENR), McGraw-Hill Construction's prestigious publication and website and part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), today presented its Award of Excellence to Bernard Amadei, professor of civil engineering, director of the Engineering for Developing Communities Program at the University of Colorado, and founder of Engineers Without Borders.


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