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Wyoming proposes rules to protect groundwater from fracking operations

October 29, 2013
The state of Wyoming has closed its public consultation of new draft rules that aim to protect groundwater from contamination associated with fracking operations.
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US water treatment equipment demand set for healthy growth

October 28, 2013
U.S. demand for water treatment equipment is set to grow by an average annual rate of 6% through 2017, with all segments of the market predicted to expand.
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China's wastewater treatment industry outlook revealed

October 28, 2013
China's wastewater treatment is lagging behind that of developed countries but its wastewater treatment capacity has increased over recent years, growing at an average annual rate of 14% between 2005 and 2012.
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Global market for water treatment chemicals, equipment to be worth $149.9 billion in 2018

October 22, 2013
The global market for water treatment chemicals and equipment will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 3.8% between 2013 and 2018, according to new market research.
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French team develops wastewater treatment method using bamboo

October 22, 2013
A team of French scientists, backed by the European Union, has developed a novel wastewater treatment system that uses natural processes to treat effluent from industrial food cleaning and processing operations.
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Study explores impact of climate change on water demand

October 21, 2013
The Water Research Foundation's latest study examines the impact of climate change on water demand and the implications for water utilities.
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Demand for desalinated water drives global capacity expansion

October 16, 2013
The use of desalination has increased dramatically over the last year, leading to a 50 percent hike in capacity in 2013 compared to 2012.
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Triclosan in waterways leads to boom in resistant bacteria, study claims

October 15, 2013
A common antibacterial compound used in a number of consumer products, such as liquid soaps, toothpastes and shower gels, is contributing to the boom in growth of resistant bacteria in waterways across the United States.
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Chicago to launch major stormwater management system upgrade

October 15, 2013
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the launch of a $50 million fund that will support infrastructural projects designed to improve systems to capture, store and filter stormwater.
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Ohio proposes phosphorus limits in waterways

October 15, 2013
Ohio could soon introduce limits on phosphorus pollution, which fuels the growth of toxic algae in lakes.
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