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So elemental it’s everywhere

Our global water resources are unique in that all living things hold some stake in them. And for both developed and developing economies there is no more vital issue than to guarantee their populations and industries safe and adequate water supplies.

Water/Waste Processing e-News – delivered Tuesdays and highlighting water issues facing process industries and their municipal partners, whether the provision of clean water or disposal of produced.

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Asian Development Bank finances rural wastewater infrastructure projects in China

The development bank has entered into a facility agreement with water and wastewater treatment solutions provider Sound Global Ltd. to improve rural wastewater management through the use of innovative technologies.
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Nova Scotia town decides not to accept fracking wastewater

A town in Nova Scotia has decided not to accept treated fracking wastewater from oil and gas exploration after local people objected to the plans.
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Researchers use cigarette ash to remove arsenic from drinking water

A simple, low-cost method to remove naturally occurring and industry-related arsenic from drinking water has been discovered by researchers in China and Saudi Arabia.
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UK water utility powers bus from sewage

A water utility in the southwest of England has come up with an innovative use for some of the waste it processes on a daily basis.
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Dutch biological wastewater treatment technology selected in Australia

A Dutch wastewater treatment solution based on natural ingredients is to be deployed in Australia under a new contract announced on Wednesday by engineering and consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV.
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EPA funding helps water utilities prepare for climate change

Water utilities in more than 20 communities across the United States will receive extra funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen their climate change resilience and readiness.
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Metito invests in new thermal desalination technology

Water management company Metito has announced that it will introduce next-generation desalination and water purification technology after investing in clean-tech startup Thermal Purification Technologies Limited (TPTec).
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Water recycling project approved in San Diego

San Diego City Council has given the green light to plans to reuse wastewater for drinking.
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Why Has Phosphorus Pollution Increased In Lake Pepin?

Unprecedented algae blooms have been recorded in lakes in the upper Midwest in recent years, impacting the quality of the water, threatening fish and affecting recreational activities.
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EBRD proposes $1.9m loan to upgrade water, wastewater services in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is set to receive a sovereign loan of up to EUR1.5 million ($1.9 million) to improve water supply and selected wastewater services in the southwest region of the country.
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