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Water & Wastewater

Coal companies to pay record $27.5 million fine for Clean Water Act violations

March 11, 2014
Coal mining company Alpha Natural Resources, Alpha Appalachian Holdings and 66 subsidiaries have agreed to pay a civil penalty of $27.5 million for thousands of permit violations.
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Levi Strauss introduces new industrial process using 100% recycled water

March 4, 2014
The technology is currently applied in one of the company's major factories in southern China, where garments are bleached and stone washed to produce a specific look or feel.
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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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Scientists develop desalination method that also purifies water

February 18, 2014
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a method to desalinate sea water and purify it at the same time, removing bacteria and particulates from it.
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Beijing to develop water reclamation projects to reduce freshwater consumption

February 13, 2014
The Beijing Water Authority has set out a plan to start the construction of 16 new water reclamation plants over the course of this year.
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Two chemical spills confirmed in North Carolina

February 11, 2014
City officials in Charlotte, N.C., have reported two unrelated incidents of chemical discharge into local waterways.
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Scientists debate link between Oklahoma earthquakes, fracking wastewater

February 4, 2014
Research on the effect of injecting fracking wastewater on seismic activity in the state of Oklahoma has divided the U.S. scientific community.
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Revenues from 'smart water management' solutions to top $12 billion in 2018

January 29, 2014
The smart water management solutions category includes, among others, enterprise asset management for water and wastewater utilities, monitoring of water distribution networks, advanced pressure management, meter data management and residential water efficiency software.
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Bacteria could become important ally in environmental protection

January 21, 2014
A discovery made by researchers at the University of Georgia could prove tremendously useful in certain industrial processes and give environmental protection efforts a boost.
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