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Feb 3 2014
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) elected four new members to its Board of Directors. The new board members are Jim Matheson, Flagship…
Jan 31 2014
Itron Inc. released the first-ever “Itron Resourcefulness Index,” a global survey of the state of the utility industry. The survey finds the industry…
Jan 31 2014
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the South Los Angeles Wetlands Park has earned the Envision Platinum award—the…
Jan 30 2014
The health of soil directly impacts the health of water. SWS Associate Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with Rattan Lal, distinguished professor of soil…
Jan 30 2014
In January, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for California as it faced water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history.…
Jan 27 2014
The World Bank is launching a new initiative at the World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,…
Jan 20 2014
A class action lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the recent Elk River Chemical Spill. Filed together with the Morgan & Morgan Complex…
Jan 20 2014
Reps. Bob Latta (R-OH) and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced H.R. 3862, The Clean Water Affordability Act, to assist financially challenged communities in…
Jan 14 2014
WaterTAP Ontario and Ivey School of Business at Western University are collaborating on a three-day course aimed at senior leaders of Ontario’s…
Jan 9 2014
Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. is taking steps to increase the reliability of future water supply for its customers by acquiring 280 acre-ft of water…
Dec 24 2013
The Climate Registry and Water Energy Innovations Inc. released "California's Water-Energy-Climate Nexus: Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions…
Dec 20 2013
The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread partnered with the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center for Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban…
Dec 19 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives adjourned on Friday, and the U.S. Senate is likely to adjourn this week. This is the “half-way” mark for the 113th…
Dec 19 2013
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water…
Dec 16 2013
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Santa Ana River Watershed Basin Study, which addresses water supply and demand…
Dec 13 2013
Increased water and power costs for Arizona residents are at stake with the outcome of a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…
Dec 11 2013
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) has reached the milestone of having more than 1,000 Envision sustainability professionals (ENV SPs…
Dec 9 2013
The U.S. is losing wetlands in coastal watersheds at a significant rate, according to a new report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and…
Dec 6 2013
2014 Green Infrastructure Conference, Green Infrastructure and Water Management in Growing Metropolitan Areas, will take place Jan. 14 to 15, at The…
Dec 4 2013
Econale.com aims to bring together buyers and suppliers of eco-friendly goods. The suppliers include not only major manufacturers but also local…
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