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Illinois Governor announces $21.5 million clean water project

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced on Monday a $21.5 million investment for a major upgrade of the Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency (KRMA) wastewater treatment plant that will create more than 600 construction jobs in the area.
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Dow Water announces partnership with Finland's Ahlstrom

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Dow Water & Process Solutions has signed a collaboration agreement with Finnish company Ahlstrom that would allow it to use the Ahlstrom Disruptor technology for drinking water applications.
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EPA to fund water quality education for New York City high schoolers

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The funding will be used to educate New York City high school students about water quality and wastewater treatment and prepare them for environmental careers.
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Waterborne microbial disease still the greatest risk to water supplies

Rehabilitation prevents leaks and breaks where inoculation and accumulation occur
Joseph Cotruvo
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Traditionally, most microbial waterborne diseases in the United States are gastrointestinal and short-term, self-resolving infections. They can include bacterial pathogens, enterovirus, rotavirus, norovirus and hepatitis A virus, or protozoa like Cryptosporidium and giardia.
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Lockheed Martin develops innovative desalination membrane

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a patent for its latest invention -- Perforene material, a molecular filtration solution that can turn seawater into fresh water and may help to meet the increased demand for potable water worldwide.
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New Jersey utility manipulated water samples to hide industrial solvent

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The East Orange Water Commission will have to pay $400,000 in fines following the discovery that the New Jersey utility had deliberately hidden information about elevated levels of an industrial solvent in drinking water.
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Exxon Mobil on trial for water contamination in New Hampshire

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The state of New Hampshire claims that Exxon Mobil knew the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) was contaminating drinking water and did not alert the public.
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US Water Prize winners announced

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The U.S. Water Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of water-sustainability issues, announced the winners of its 2013 U.S. Water Prize in a ceremony today in Washington, D.C.
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Penn State scientist calls for focus on groundwater

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While most people recognize clean water and air as key aspects of environmental balance and maintaining natural habitats, a large proportion of them fail to notice the importance of what lies beneath their feet.
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Saudi Arabia to build world's largest desalination plant

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Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corp. (SWCC) has announced plans to build a desalination plant with a capacity of 600,000 cubic meters per day, which would make it the largest plant of its kind in the world.
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