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Global desalination equipment market to reach $15.3 billion by 2018

July 10, 2014
As demand for fresh water continues to rise all over the world, desalination turns into an increasingly appealing option for both municipal and industrial applications.
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Kansas presents draft water plan for next 50 years

July 8, 2014
The Kansas Water Office has presented the first draft of its 50-year "water vision" plan that aims to ensure residents have a reliable water supply in the future.
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New York utility forced to shelve plans for desalination plant

June 30, 2014
New York regulators have decided to delay their decision on whether an expensive desalination plant will be built on the Hudson River.
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EPA requires Pennsylvania municipalities to improve stormwater management

June 26, 2014
The federal agency's orders are intended to enhance the state's efforts to implement efficient stormwater management practices across all communities and to improve water quality in waterways.
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Faulty valve causes chlorine leak at Missouri water treatment plant

June 17, 2014
A water treatment plant in Columbia, Missouri, was shut down briefly Friday after a chlorine leak was discovered.
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American Water facilities awarded for performance excellence

June 12, 2014
American Water Works Company, Inc. has received four Partnership for Safe Water awards for excellence in performance at its Philipsburg Water Treatment Plant and Huntsville Water Treatment Plant in Pennsylvania.
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San Diego's Sweetwater Authority receives federal grant for desalination expansion

June 3, 2014
The Sweetwater Authority in California will receive a federal grant of $1.5 million to expand a desalination plant as part of its Water Reclamation Project.
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Research finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in municipal wastewater

May 29, 2014
Municipal sewage systems carrying wastewater from hospitals and private homes release antibiotic-resistant bacteria into the environment, contributing to the emerging drug-resistance problems.
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Portland water bureau issues boil notice after tests reveal E. coli contamination

May 27, 2014
Health officials issued a warning on May 23, following tests that revealed the presence of bacteria in water supplied to consumers.
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Milwaukee city officials struggle with numerous water main breaks

May 22, 2014
The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has experienced dozens of water main breaks over the past week, following the closedown of one of the two water treatment plants in the city on May 17.
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