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Global desalination market to reach $3.92 billion in 2014

February 27, 2014
New technology has developed significantly over the past few years, allowing manufacturers of desalination system equipment to make their products more efficient and less energy-consuming.
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Fracking accounts for half of total water consumption in some Texas counties

February 25, 2014
Oil and gas companies in Texas may face a severe shortage of water for their fracking operations if they continue to drill at current rates, according to a new report.
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New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant given EPA regional award

February 25, 2014
The EPA Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award is given to publicly owned wastewater treatment plants to honor employees for their commitment to the highest quality water.
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Texas metal finishing company investigated for cadmium discharge

February 25, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started an investigation into a company that allegedly discharged a toxic chemical into the wastewater system of Fort Worth, Texas.
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China to launch major water resources cleanup program

February 24, 2014
The most populated country in the world has relatively small water reserves and the problem of water scarcity has become particularly pressing over the past few years.
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UN: Polluted water kills more people than all forms of violence

February 20, 2014
Every year, two million tons of sewage and industrial and agricultural waste make their way into global waterways and the resulting contamination kills at least 1.8 million children, according to the United Nations Environment Program.
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Wisconsin to expand list of water bodies under phosphorus pollution threat

February 20, 2014
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is planning to expand its list of bodies of water under threat of long-term harm due to excessive amounts of phosphorus, which fuels toxic algae growth.
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Southern Nevada water pipeline project challenged in court

February 20, 2014
Two separate lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. District Court in Las Vegas in an attempt to halt the construction of a water pipeline that will carry water from rural Nevada to Las Vegas.
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Desalination becomes more viable in California as costs drop

February 20, 2014
In an attempt to deal with the severe drought it has been experiencing, California is turning to desalination projects and is allocating millions of dollars to develop technologies that can turn ocean water into potable water.
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Canadian startup develops low-cost method for industrial wastewater treatment, reuse

February 19, 2014
A Vancouver startup has closed a $5.6-million Series-A financing round that will help the company develop technology for reusing industrial wastewater.
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