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2014-04-09 12:23:32

DUBLIN, Apr. 09, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f8xz4r/australia_water ) has announced the addition of the "Australia Water Market Insight" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Australian government has put water at the forefront of the national agenda, and backed this up with multi-billion dollar spending programmes to avert a scarcity crisis, and this is creating huge opportunities...

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...

2014-04-07 23:05:06

Get the Information and Meet the Connections Necessary to Take Part of the Opportunities in Water Infrastructure Development in California Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in water management and water re-use, has announced the Golden State Water Summit, scheduled on June 17-19, 2014 and will take place in Sacramento, CA. 2013 was California’s driest year on record since 1895. With drought as the “new...

World Water Day Highlights Relationship Between Water And Energy
2014-03-21 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s the United Nations’ annual World Water Day and this year’s theme is the relationships between water and energy, with the UN predicting that the global population will need at least 40 percent more water and 50 percent more energy by 2030. "Water and energy are among the world's most pre-eminent challenges. This year's focus of World Water Day brings these issues to the attention of the world," said Michel Jarraud,...

2014-03-21 04:21:24

STOCKHOLM, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, is named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and local water management, inspired by an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of people on the ground. John Briscoe lives in the United States, where he teaches at Harvard University. Upon receiving the news, Professor Briscoe said he was "Very surprised and honored. I am...

2014-03-20 23:27:42

Fresh Water Should Be Top Priority of Every Government Says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Fresh water is the basis for all terrestrial life on Earth and for all economic development, according to Sharon Kleyne, during radio comments in advance of United Nations World Water Day on March 22. In our world of out of control population growth and increasingly scarce and polluted water – on Earth’s surface and in the atmosphere – the...

2014-03-12 12:21:23

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States mobile water treatment market is highly consolidated, with two largest players accounting for more than 60% share in 2013 The mobile water treatment plants market is an emerging trend in the global water industry. The segment is witnessing higher adoption in the countries where land availability for setting up a water treatment plant is low. The mobile water treatment services market is witnessing a...

2014-03-11 23:04:35

"In a state facing epic water shortages, LINX systems are the solution for so many California homes and business that are faced with nitrate-contaminated water." San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Progress is rarely clouded with notions of failed inspections, denials of permits, or delays in obtaining final occupancy certification; however, that's the situation Lehr Brothers' Big L Citrus Packing in Bakersfield, California faced last month. In planning for expansions...

New Technique Developed To Allow Frequent Water Quality Monitoring For Suite of Pollutants
2014-03-05 12:03:13

North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that uses existing technology to allow researchers and natural resource managers to collect significantly more information on water quality to better inform policy decisions. “Right now, incomplete or infrequent water quality data can give people an inaccurate picture of what’s happening – and making decisions based on inaccurate data can be risky,” says Dr. François...

2014-03-04 14:03:45

Many Americans are confused about the best ways to conserve water and have a slippery grasp on how much water different activities use, according to a national online survey conducted by an Indiana University researcher. Experts say the best strategy for conserving water is to focus on efficiency improvements such as replacing toilets and retrofitting washing machines. However, the largest group of the participants, nearly 43 percent, cited taking shorter showers, which does save water but...


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