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N.J. American Water briefs Senate on company’s hurricane response

December 11, 2012

VOORHEES, N.J. — Lessons learned by New Jersey American Water during Hurricane Irene last year helped the company to prepare, respond to and quickly recover when Hurricane Sandy hit the state last month.


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Global water services industry to double revenues by 2020, report says

December 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The global water services industry is set to double to $1 trillion in annual revenues by 2020 as companies address the growing problem of water scarcity, according to a new BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research report.


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Xylem to supply advanced oxidation process technology to treat drinking water in South Korea

December 4, 2012
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Xylem Inc. has won a significant contract to treat municipal drinking water for a new high-tech industrial zone in South Korea.
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San Diego approves landmark seawater desalination project

December 4, 2012
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday voted to approve a landmark agreement to purchase up to 56,000 acre-feet of water annually
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WEF, US Department of Labor team to develop operator training standards

December 4, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced its adoption of new national guidelines for wastewater systems operator apprenticeship programs. The new guidelines, developed as
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Ohio village boasts new wastewater treatment plant

December 4, 2012
CARROLLTON, Ohio — The village of Carrollton, Ohio, will finally be able to use its new wastewater treatment plant, following almost two years of construction and testing, according to
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Microsoft data center to utilize sewage-fueled power plant

November 27, 2012
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Microsoft is installing a stationery fuel cell power plant that will utilize renewable biogas generated by a wastewater treatment facility as the fuel source to generate
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AWWA praises Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act

November 27, 2012
WASHINGTON — The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is celebrating the unveiling of a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) in two pieces of Senate legislation. On Nov.
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Dow Chemical helps Sochi get ready for Olympics

November 27, 2012
SOCHI, Russia — The Winter Olympic Games in the Russian town of Sochi are still two years away, but preparation for the event is already in full swing. The
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Iowa business plans year-round wastewater irrigation system

November 27, 2012
NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — An Iowa-based company is working on an ambitious task but it is one that might lead to a huge step forward in sustainability.
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