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2014-09-16 20:22:27

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Desalination Technologies in US$ Million by the following Technology Segments: Multi-Stage Flash, Multi-Effect Distillation, Reverse Osmosis, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East/ Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-09-05 12:22:55

BURNABY, Canada, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantly Increasing Process Water Demand by Industries, Diminishing Water Table and Widening Fresh Water Demand Supply Gap are Major Demand Drivers for the Desalination Plant Market in India (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663730 ) India is among few of the critically water stressed countries across the globe. With growing government emphasis on economic development and rising contribution...

2014-08-11 23:04:15

Pelican Water supports California’s efforts to relieve its chronic drought, by informing consumers of the need to conserve water, which can be done in part by discontinuing the use of salt-based water softeners. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Pelican Water supports legislative efforts in California to relieve the state’s chronic drought problem through new water conservation strategies. As part of its mission to create environmentally-friendly products, Pelican is dedicated...

2014-07-31 23:04:05

Comcate software allows code enforcement officers to educate community on importance of water conservation during California drought. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The lack of rainfall has California communities scrambling to control water consumption as reservoirs are 50 percent below capacity across the state. In response to the situation, California Governor Jerry Brown has called for a statewide 20 percent drop in consumption. However, instead of cutting usage, residents in many...

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2014-07-31 02:15:58

Winnie Axelsen, Aarhus University Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. It is a clash of competing necessities, between drinking water and energy demand. Behind the research is a group of researchers...

Mathematicians Help Drought-weary Berry Growers In California Address Water Issues
2014-07-02 03:49:13

Ivy F. Kupec, National Science Foundation It's just not summer without a piece of strawberry shortcake. Pinches of sugar release a flood of fragrant juices that pinken clouds of whipped cream and salty sweet cake on a sweltering day for a refreshing dessert that says, "Yes, summer has arrived." Just as representative of this season's delights are those joys we associate with water: sparkling swimming pools, cooling mists of summer hoses and the scent of warm pavement suddenly accosted...

2014-06-18 23:11:23

Despite Recent Improvement in Water Conservation, Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Wonders if We’re Even Asking the Right Questions Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The manufacture of a single t-shirt requires an estimated one-thousand gallons of fresh water, including water to grow the cotton. That fact was reported on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show by author Brian Clark Howard. As global fresh water shortages and drought continue to increase,...

2014-04-24 23:12:06

Retired NOAA/NASA climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, discusses global water politics with Bio Logic Aqua research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 If management of Earth’s water resources continues on its present path, the results could be disastrous reports retired NOAA and NASA Climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, The terrible effects of diminishing water resources and global drought, according to Dr, Cecil, are already seen in Yemen and Somalia....

2014-04-11 04:20:05

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdztl3/water_shortage_to) has announced the addition of the "Water Shortage To Hit Power Sector In India: Is There Is Enough Water To Support India's Power Expansion?" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdztl3/water_shortage_to ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Why...

2014-04-10 23:04:54

Chanavayita town suffers from a severe earthquake, but drinking water supplied by RWL Water is uninterrupted. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 On April 1, 2014, the town of Chanavayita, a fisherman’s village 50 kilometers from Iquique on the Pacific Chilean coast, suffered a severe 8.2 magnitude earthquake, followed by a tsunami. The population has relied on RWL Water’s seawater desalination plant to provide clean drinking water to the town before, during, and after this...


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