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2014-03-26 12:23:19

The off-the-grid toilet aims to provide safe sanitation to rural India KOHLER, Wis., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World Water Day, Kohler Co. and Caltech embrace the next milestone of a more than two-year collaborative journey in the development of a photovoltaic toilet as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This next stage of the project takes the team and its two toilet units from Pasadena, California...

2014-03-21 20:20:35

NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Doug Pitt (Goodwill Ambassador for Tanzania; Founder, Care to Learn; and Board Member of WorldServe International), and distributed by Greater Than One, Inc. Why I Champion Hydro-Equality: The Right to Clean Water If you are reading this, it is likely that you can readily access clean water. With so many other issues on which to focus - healthcare, education, March Madness conference changes, sovereignty in the...

2014-03-19 12:22:41

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pz4gzq/brazil_wastewater ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Brazilian Wastewater Treatment Plants Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In Brazil, sewage treatment rate is considerably low, as only 30-35% of sewage was treated in 2012. Low sewage collection & treatment rate, and poor...

2014-03-13 23:23:48

Reservoirs provide fresh water and low cost energy without polluting the environment, reports radio host and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Radio commentator and fresh water researcher Sharon Kleyne concedes that her advocacy of dam building disturbs those who prefer their rivers wild and natural. However, the position taken by the outspoken host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show is identical to that of...

2014-03-13 16:23:06

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:World Water Treatment Equipment MarketWorld demand to rise nearly 7% annually through 2017World demand for water treatment equipment is expected to grow almost seven percent per year through 2017. Developing parts of the world -- such as the Asia/Pacific, Eastern Europe, and Africa/Mideast regions -- are expected to show strong growth, with gains supported by improved access to treated...

2014-02-24 12:21:49

DOHA, Qatar, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prompted by the demands of growing cities, flooding and a drive to improve wastewater management, the region is set to spend in excess of $3billion to develop this critical infrastructure class. Qatar is leading the way with its much anticipated IDRIS program, set for commencement in 2014, as well the continued work on the Local Road and Drainage Program which featured 200 separate projects. In addition to this,...

2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2014-02-18 08:24:57

BURNABY, British Columbia, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern region, followed by northern region, are the highest demand generators in India's sanitary ware market India is emerging as a sanitary ware manufacturing hub, with several domestic and overseas manufacturers setting up manufacturing facilities across the country due to abundant availability of raw material and low labor cost. Several domestic manufacturers such as HSIL, Cera India, etc., as well as...

2014-02-12 12:25:13

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and) has announced the addition of the "Water and Wastewater Treatment Market in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand - A CEO's 360-Degree Perspective" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Multi-dimensional Thirst for...

2014-02-11 12:21:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million (approx 27.9 million USD) over a three-year period. The global programs with UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE aim to drive change within...


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