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2013-06-18 23:22:11

Gannett Fleming designed and Lehigh County Authority (LCA) implemented an integrated water system model that was featured as an “extraordinary infrastructure project” at Bentley® Be Inspired Innovations in Infrastructure in The Netherlands. Camp Hill, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Gannett Fleming, engineering consultant, and Lehigh County Authority (LCA) collaborated to develop a computer model for the authority´s 18,000-customer water system integrating a...

2013-06-18 16:22:02

HOUSTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the operating assets of Dan H. Brown, Inc., D/B/A Flow Control Products (Flow Control). Founded in Odessa, Texas in 1981, Flow Control is a leading provider of pneumatic, electric and electro-hydraulic valve automation packages and related field support to the Permian Basin energy industry, including production facilities, pipelines, and plant operations. Flow...

2013-06-18 04:20:57

Unsustainable levels of energy consumption push the water industry towards innovative, environment-friendly practices LONDON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about steep increase in the carbon footprint of the water industry are rising. Population growth, tightening of legislative standards resulting in further treatment needs, resource scarcity, and deteriorating quality levels are, however, resulting in ever increasing energy consumption. This is highlighting the...

2013-05-31 23:27:35

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the updated version of The Definitive Guide To Well Water Treatment. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, "EPA regulates public water systems; it does not have the authority to regulate private drinking water wells. Approximately 15 percent of Americans rely on their own private drinking water supplies, and these...

2013-05-30 23:31:22

The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) tested the performance of its Flowtite FRP pipe in front of a group of engineers, contractors and owners to prove its superior performance in pressure applications such as water transport. The pipe withstood pressure to 1375 psi, up to nine times its operating pressure. Rialto, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The KTI Pipe Group proved a point in dramatic fashion to a large group of industry professionals: that Flowtite Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) offers...

2013-05-29 23:26:58

In April of 2013, Industrial Valve reduced installation time from fourteen to six hours on pressure seals ranging from 900 to 4,500 pounds using the VSG Pro, a high-density graphite bonnet seal from EGC Enterprises. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Typically, a power plant shuts down a couple of times a year to allow safety and maintenance items to be performed. In the case of Georgia Power, a Southern Power facility located in Carrollton, 25 bonnet seals had to be replaced and Industrial...

2013-05-29 23:02:07

The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) tested the performance of its Flowtite® FRP pipe in front of a group of engineers, contractors and owners to prove its superior performance in pressure applications such as water transport. The pipe withstood pressure to 1375 psi, up to nine times its operating pressure. RIALTO, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The KTI Pipe Group proved a point in dramatic fashion to a large group of industry professionals: that Flowtite® Fiber Reinforced Plastic...

2013-05-29 12:22:22

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal requirements to meet specific environmental standards drive up water bills in many U.S. households, a joint issue brief from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) proposes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reassess its definition of affordability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) The EPA's...

2013-05-24 23:03:39

Christopher Gasson explains the thinking behind the forecasts in GWI´s new Global Water Market report. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The International Monetary Fund believes that the global economy will grow by 3.3% in 2013, compared to 3.2% in 2012, according to BBC news. Meanwhile, according to the newly published Global Water Market 2014 report, capital expenditure on water infrastructure will grow by 4.9% in 2013, up from 3.7% in 2012. Global Water Intelligence explains why they believe...

2013-05-21 23:02:00

Pre-Proposals Due July 10, 2013 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is accepting pre-proposals under its 2013 Unsolicited Research Program. WERF is funding pioneering research that significantly advances our understanding of today's most pressing water quality issues and provides practical solutions to the challenges facing wastewater and stormwater programs. WERF will also consider proposals that take existing research to the next level of...