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US water treatment equipment demand set for healthy growth

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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Ohio proposes phosphorus limits in waterways

Ohio could soon introduce limits on phosphorus pollution, which fuels the growth of toxic algae in lakes.
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Pharmaceuticals, personal care products detected in Lake Michigan

The waters of Lake Michigan are contaminated with prescription drugs and personal care products at higher levels that can be considered safe for the environment, new research published in the journal Chemosphere has warned.
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Stanford researchers create 'microbial battery' to capture electricity in wastewater

Scientists at Stanford University have developed an innovative method for capturing energy in a special type of microbe in wastewater and using it to generate power.
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Report predicts global membrane wastewater treatment market to reach $3 billion in 2021

Globally, demand for membrane wastewater treatment technologies is growing as more public sector projects require their use and tighter water resources control regulations call for water reuse.
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European Commission invests EUR 130 million in Romanian water treatment project

The European Commission has approved a €130 million investment for a wastewater treatment project around the city of Bucharest, Romania.
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Sewage Works Exhibition 2013 features 'Showcase of World-Class Technology' in Tokyo

Japan’s Sewage Works Association brings Sewage Works Exhibition 2013 to Tokyo Big Sight convention center from July 30 to Aug. 2 under the theme “Showcase of World-Class Technology.”
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Increasing price of drinking water driving growth in global water treatment market

The global water and wastewater treatment will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.53 percent between 2012 and 2016, a new forecast from TechNavio predicts.
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New Jersey sewage plant requests $800 million to pay for upgrades

New Jersey's largest sewage treatment plant, which suffered heavy damage in Superstorm Sandy last October, is requesting approximately $800 million in federal grants to pay for upgrades to help protect it from future storms.
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EPA orders Minnesota to introduce tougher wastewater regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an order requiring the state of Minnesota to introduce more stringent regulation on water pollution in wastewater permits.
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