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2014-02-11 23:20:30

18 prominent professionals with a collected 500 years of experience were recruited by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) to give their views on the future of water resources in our nation. What they have to say may very well influence the course of water resources management in the United States through the end of this century and beyond. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is...

2014-01-02 23:34:24

Popular show will highlight this pressing health matter. (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Water contamination is becoming more and more of a concern these days. People have many questions about which areas are more contaminated than others and what health risks this poses. Even though water supplies are safer than they were in years past, there are still dangerous substances hidden in the depths. Prior to the 1970's, there was very little oversight on water quality in the United States. The...

2013-12-20 08:22:43

The capital investment plan for California and Montana operations DOWNEY, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Water Company announced today its Board of Directors approved a $23.5 million capital investment program for Park Water and its subsidiaries. The capital investment program includes $11.8 million for Park Water utility operations and corporate services. The regulated utility operations of Park Water serves over 27,000 customers, providing water service to an estimated...

2013-11-18 23:29:55

AWRA releases report and creates webinar series on Proactive Flood and Drought Management. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Our planet is changing. Flood and drought issues transcend every part of our nation. The case studies in the AWRA Policy Committee's newly released "Proactive Flood and Drought Management: A Selection of Applied Strategies & Lessons Learned from around the United States," report are both unusual and outstanding in their success at...

2013-11-08 20:21:41

Bonds issued in State Revolving Fund program gain elite status, serve as the centerpiece of a successful Illinois Finance Authority and Illinois EPA-led initiative CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitch Ratings announced today that the Illinois Finance Authority's (IFA) Clean Water Initiative (CWI) revolving fund revenue bonds have earned the 'AAA' rating - the highest possible ranking. This news follows Standard & Poor's Ratings Service assignment of its 'AAA' rating to the...

2013-10-17 12:24:18

Message for future budget battles: Americans want EPA cleaning up air, water, toxic sites and power plant carbon pollution in national, Hispanic, IA, ME, MI, NC polling; Boehner in Ohio, Benishek in MI, Lance and LoBiondo in NJ, and Barletta in PA out of step with constituents WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 16 days House Republicans held the federal government hostage to their radical agenda, they put our environment and health at risk, and most Americans...

2013-10-14 12:21:39

First-of-its-kind study, conducted by Columbia University, reveals why your city's water rates are likely to keep rising NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Water infrastructure in the United States is caught in a recurring cycle of debt and rate increases even as its condition and resilience continues to deteriorate, according to a new study released by the Columbia University Water Center in conjunction with Veolia Environnement and Growing Blue. (Photo:...

2013-10-01 08:24:31

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, a leader for innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, renewable energy and chemical industries, announced today that it received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for its MicroNiche Engineered (MNE) catalysts for drinking water applications including nitrate treatment. Microvi's Nitrate degradation technology, MB-N2, utilizes MNE catalysts to convert nitrate in water to nitrogen gas, a harmless...

2013-09-13 23:22:46

Leading multidisciplinary water resources management magazine seeks new editor-in-chief; current chief set to retire. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) seeks applications for Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Water Resources IMPACT Magazine. Application submission deadline is September 30, 2013. The successful candidate would start on January 1, 2014. IMPACT is a magazine style publication that is wholly owned and published by the...

2013-09-13 23:01:22

New technologies and power development opportunities are spurring growth in hydropower generation at reservoirs and canals throughout the western United States. Washington (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hydropower generation capacity has increased at Bureau of Reclamation facilities in the West with the addition of Lease of Power Privilege development by non-federal partners, development of new technologies, and improved efficiencies at existing Reclamation powerplants. Through LOPP, more...