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EU countries make progress in urban wastewater treatment

August 19, 2013
Despite the discrepancies observed among individual member states, the European Commission notes that the overall picture has improved and things are moving in the right direction.
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Chemical engineers develop improved recycling system for fracking water

August 15, 2013
The membrane-based filtration system improves the efficiency of treating and safely reusing water used for fracking at drill sites and could significantly reduce the amount of water and energy that fracking requires.
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Xylem to equip UAE desalination plant with DAF pretreatment system

August 14, 2013
U.S.-based water technology developer Xylem has been chosen by Emirates Sembcorp Water & Power Company to equip its Fujairah 1 Independent Water and Power Plant (IWPP) with a dissolved air flotation (DAF) pretreatment system.
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One Water Leadership Summit to take place in Los Angeles

August 13, 2013
The U.S. Water Alliance will convene the 4th annual One Water Leadership Summit (formerly called the Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference), in Los Angeles, on Sept. 23-26, 2013.
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San Francisco to upgrade biosolids digester facilities

August 13, 2013
Environmental engineering consulting firm Brown and Caldwell has been awarded an $80 million contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to provide planning and engineering services for the Southeast Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project.
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Veolia Water, Petrobras sign contract for oil-bearing secondary material processing unit

August 13, 2013
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Brazil and Veolia Water Americas signed a contract with Petrobras to design, build, own and operate an oil-bearing secondary material processing unit at its Alberto Pasqualini REFAP Refinery located in Porto Alegre, South Brazil.
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EPA awards $260,000 to boost restoration efforts at Onondaga Lake

August 13, 2013
Two organizations have received a combined $260,000 from the EPA to finance activities that will enhance water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed in central New York.
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Pennsylvania environmental regulator pulls plug on drilling wastewater treatment plant

August 6, 2013
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has sprung into action to close a wastewater treatment facility in Rayne Township.
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Carlsbad desalination plant to utilize energy capture technology

August 6, 2013
The seawater desalination plant in northern San Diego County will be the biggest facility of its kind in the U.S. and will use energy capture technology that is expected to deliver annual savings of $12 million.
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'Dry fracking' could replace water-consuming drilling technologies

August 1, 2013
While the topic of hydraulic fracturing still remains in the spotlight, another unconventional method of extracting oil and natural gas from deep underground deposits has been quietly developing away from the general public interest.
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