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Shell floating LNG plant to use Veolia water purification technology

January 30, 2013
The MPPE unit will be used for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project in Australia, the largest offshore floating facility ever built at 488 meters long and 74 meters wide.
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AWWA names next president-elect

January 22, 2013
The American Water Works Association on Sunday announced that John Donahue, general manager of the North Park (Ill.) Public Water District, has been selected as the association’s next president-elect.
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Marcellus shale fracking threatens region’s wastewater systems, researchers find

January 22, 2013
Researchers at Duke and Kent State Universities have found that wastewater from Marcellus shale region hydraulic fracturing operations threatens to overwhelm the region’s wastewater disposal capacity.
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Renewable energy desalination project aims to improve water security in Middle East

January 22, 2013
Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, has unveiled a pilot project to develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies that can be powered by renewable sources.
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California wastewater plant unable to meet food processors' demand

January 22, 2013
Despite having a state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly wastewater treatment plant, Petaluma city, Calif., is already unable to meet the increasing demand from the city's booming food processing industry.
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Cape Cod to receive funding to develop wastewater management plan

January 18, 2013
Cape Cod may soon receive a $3.35 million grant from the state to help implement a regional wastewater plan.
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Torrential rainfall leads to massive sewage spill in Louisville

January 15, 2013
Approximately 95 million gallons of untreated wastewater and stormwater was released last weekend into local creeks and the Ohio River after the mechanical screening system at the Derek R. Guthrie Water Quality Treatment Center in Louisville, Ky., malfunctioned.
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Alberta to start public consultations of water management

January 15, 2013
Alberta's water management program is making progress but there is a lot of work still to be done, especially in terms of outcome measurements.
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Global demand for wastewater aeration systems set to grow

January 15, 2013
The wastewater aeration systems market is likely to see dramatic growth of up to 72 percent by 2020 and is estimated to reach a total global value of $8.39 billion.
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California wastewater plant slammed by regulator over breaches

January 15, 2013
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued a notice of violation at a wastewater treatment facility, located in South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, Calif., following the discovery of several "areas of vulnerability" at the plant.
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