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2014-06-19 12:23:17

PORTLAND, Ore., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water issues now dominate the discussion in America's older cities where wastewater and stormwater infrastructure built a century ago are now in decay. These problems are spreading to suburbia whose infrastructure solutions are now proving less than adequate as development spreads and watersheds have been paved over with impermeable surfaces. What techniques, resources, and hard-infrastructure solutions are there to solve these aging storm...

2014-06-17 23:11:51

Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company specializing in brackish or seawater desalination and waste-water treatment, announced today that it has installed a demonstration system at Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility in Alamogordo, New Mexico for a demonstration funded by Bureau of Reclamation’s Science and Technology Program. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Small, automated, robust desalination systems are important for rural communities who may not...

2014-06-17 12:22:54

The company has been highly prolific in its development of innovative indoor and outdoor air purification products BEIJING, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Bihua Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd., (Bihua), the first company in China to explore and develop nano photocatalyst technology, announced that it has successfully applied the technology to its indoor and outdoor air purification products. Products developed using the technology have demonstrated excellent results in...

2014-06-12 23:09:35

Pelican Water has earned strong praise from well water customers for its proven comprehensive water treatment and filtration solutions for the toughest well water problems, including bacteria, sulfur, nitrate, iron, and manganese. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Pelican Water Systems, the market leader in environmentally friendly, affordable whole house filtration systems for well systems, has received high acclaim recently from well water customers who have had their tough well...

2014-06-11 12:22:49

PORTLAND, Ore., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres, and "fire season" is still ahead. But after the smoke clears and evacuation orders are lifted, how do we protect people, property, and infrastructure from post-fire erosion, debris flows, and flooding hazards before the winter rains arrive? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO StormCon announces the addition of "Fire & Rain: Rapid Assessment and Emergency...

2014-06-11 12:22:41

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expansion in Oil and Gas refineries and increasing treated water requirement from power, chemicals and F&B sectors continues to drive water treatment chemicals market in India Water treatment chemicals are used for the treatment of water in boilers, cooling towers, and effluents from industries and sewage treatment plants. Growing demand from municipal and industrial wastewater treatment continues to be the...

Architect Reveals 'Green Roofs' Need Not Go To Great Depths To Work
2014-06-10 03:15:13

Virginia Tech Architectural researcher to tell global conferees how 'living roofs' help build better cities Hot town, summer in the city — it's nothing new, but ways to handle the heat, humidity, and stormwater haven't changed much since the invention of the sewer system. One solution offered by architectural researchers is known as a "green roof" — a roof covered in living, growing plants to soften the effects of heat, flooding, noise, and stormwater runoff. Elizabeth J....

2014-06-09 12:23:23

Organics-to-waste facility to begin producing clean energy in summer of 2015 EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today recognition of its receipt of the air permit from Mecklenburg County for its 5.2 MW Waste-to-Energy Project in Charlotte, NC in the form of a special report...

2014-06-05 23:16:00

An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Georgeen Theodore, an...

2014-06-03 04:20:39

PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Infrastructure, low-impact development and a healthy bottom line will be at the top of the list when leading experts on storm and surface-water quality get together August 3-7 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss strategies that are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO With...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.