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2013-08-28 16:23:30

DUBLIN, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kc25xj/brazil_sanitary) has announced the addition of the "Brazil Sanitary Ware Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kc25xj/brazil_sanitary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Brazil Sanitary Ware Market Set to Reach USD 1.7 Billion by 2018 Rising...

2013-08-28 16:21:23

Agreement will eliminate imported water for groundwater replenishment and conserve 23 billion gallons of water per year for future generations LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County signed a historic 30-year recycled water purchase agreement which will eliminate the need for water from Northern California and the Colorado River for groundwater...

2013-08-19 12:21:29

SHANGHAI, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizer of the China Clean Expo (UBM Sinoexpo), and the Shanghai Environment Protection Industry Association have come to a mutual agreement to work together on the China International Waste Management & Recycling Show 2014, concurrently held with China Clean Expo 2014 in an attempt to create a leading professional show in this industry and unearth potential business opportunities. (Logo:...

2013-08-15 16:23:45

Follows Successful Development of SaTo Toilet Pan for Southeast Asia; Goal Is to Improve Global Sanitation in Parts of the World with Scarcity of Water PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012, one of the most respected toilet manufacturers in the world partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop the SaTo, a sanitary toilet pan designed to improve sanitation and reduce the spread of disease in Bangladesh. (Photo:...

2013-08-12 23:19:45

Crisis Far More Urgent than Even Jay-Z May Realize Says Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Rapper and philanthropist Jay-Z is on the right track with his campaign to help people become involved with the global water crisis, reports water researcher Sharon Kleyne. While Kleyne has only high praise for the hip-hop star, she believes that his “Water for Life” campaign doesn’t go far enough and that too many people, including Jay-Z, remain uneducated...

2013-08-01 15:51:02

Improving water quality and hygiene practices may improve the growth of children, according to a new report. The Cochrane review – authored by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and WaterAid – found evidence of small but significant improvements in growth of children under the age of five who have access to clean water and soap. Researchers identified 14 studies conducted in low and middle income countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,...

2013-07-29 23:01:20

2013 has been a significant year for food plant sanitation developments. Companies like Carometec USA have begun producing industry specific equipment that is capable of eliminating the spread of bacteria within the production area. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 2013 earmarks the implementation of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act. One of the main goals of the FSMA is preventing outbreaks before they ever have a chance to become a danger to the public. Outbreaks of disease and...

2013-07-18 23:22:44

No More Poverty and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi congratulate Dean Kamen, the inventor of a new water purification system called the Slingshot, which is on its way to help the populations of several developing nations in Central America and Africa. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Waterborne illnesses kill millions of people in the developing world every year and the co-founders of No More Poverty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are very excited...

2013-07-16 12:24:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $84 million in 11 drinking water and wastewater projects in 9 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "Today the PENNVEST Board of Directors approved projects that represent another large investment in Pennsylvania's water infrastructure and economic climate," Corbett said. "Each of the communities helped by this financial...

2013-07-01 12:21:27

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today changes to its business segments to more closely support the company's strategic direction and growth objectives. The new segments are Pipe Solutions, Treatment Solutions, and Structure Solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120208/CL49625LOGO) Contech's innovative product portfolio continues to expand to meet the growing needs of its diverse customer...