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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune shuts down water treatment plant after mercury discovery

September 25, 2012
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — About seven pounds of mercury was discovered in a water pipe at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, prompting officials to shut down
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US universities receive $1.5 million in funding to develop drinking water treatment methods

September 11, 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded nearly $1.5 million in funding to three universities to develop sustainable drinking water treatment methods. The research grants are
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Nonprofit provides water treatment systems to Haitian villagers

September 4, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nonprofit organization WaterStep has completed a one-and-a-half-year project with Kentucky State University''s Agricultural Department that provided safe drinking water to hundreds of people in Haiti. Students
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Water treatment market sees growth in less developed countries, report finds

July 3, 2012
NEW YORK — A new report reveals the water treatment market has experienced steady growth over the past decade due to increased product selection and availability, a growing population,
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Texas Water Development Board approves $230M loan for Groundwater Reduction Plan

June 26, 2012
LAKE CONROE, Texas — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) last week approved a loan in the amount of $230,530,000 to the San Jacinto River Authority from the Texas
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Singapore International Water Week kicks off July 1

June 21, 2012
SINGAPORE — The Singapore International Water Week 2012 shines its spotlight on the emerging global industrial water sector and sets the stage to accelerate the commercialization of innovative water
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Grundfos Walk for Water raises $47,000 for treatment system in Haiti

June 19, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One in eight people – 884 million worldwide – lacks access to safe water. Because of this, 1.8 million children die each year from diseases
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AWWA president urges renewed commitment during ACE12 opening session

June 12, 2012
DALLAS — Speaking before an estimated crowd of 2,000 water professionals during the opening general session of the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Dallas yesterday,
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Mayors discuss need for new strategies as Clean Water Act turns 40

June 5, 2012
WASHINGTON — To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) hosted a panel discussion on May 31 about the urgent
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WERF seeks proposals for new water quality research

June 5, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is accepting pre-proposals under its 2012 Unsolicited Research Program. The program aims to fund pioneering research that significantly advances understanding
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