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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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Transgenic tadpole detects water contaminants

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French biotechnology company WatchFrog has created a transgenic tadpole that glows when it comes into contact with thyroid-disrupting compounds in water.
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Latest rules for monitoring unregulated contaminants now in force

UCMR 3 samples must be analyzed by a registered laboratory, with each test method approved
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently implemented its third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 3), requiring public water systems (PWS) to conduct assessment monitoring for the presence of 28 additional chemicals and two viruses during a 12-month period beginning as early as January 2013.
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Tempest in a chromium teapot

Weight of evidence has always been counter to carcinogenicity by ingestion at environmentally relevant levels, author says
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Hexavalent chromium, also written as Cr VI, is one of the chemicals, or ions, of interest to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the State of California as possible drinking water contaminants to be reregulated.
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New report predicts increase in water treatment products demand

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The global water treatment products market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 4 percent between 2011 and 2015 and by 6.25 percent over the period between 2012 and 2016.
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Renewable energy desalination project aims to improve water security in Middle East

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Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, has unveiled a pilot project to develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies that can be powered by renewable sources.
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Alberta to start public consultations of water management

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Alberta's water management program is making progress but there is a lot of work still to be done, especially in terms of outcome measurements.
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EPA issues progress report on fracking

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U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has provided an update to its long-term research on the potentially harmful effect that hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has on drinking water.
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