Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

Type: Company
Name: Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Minnesota cities storing water underground for later use

BRAINERD, Minn. — Three Minnesota cities have begun using a process called aquifer storage and recovery to store water underground, according to an article by the Brainerd Dispatch .The cities are pumping water from the jointly run treatment plant and ... [Published Water Technology Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

China's Environmentalists Face Steep Challenges

HONG KONG — In China, there is increasing public interest in environmental protections, but few legal avenues to go after and punish polluters. In the western city Lanzhou, a group of citizens has tried to file a lawsuit after a chemical leak contaminated ... [Published VOA News - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Lawsuit, Lanzhou, China
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

French utility says not responsible for China water contamination

* Subsidiary of France's Veolia blamed for tainted water* Water had to be turned off for parts of Chinese city* Veolia denies state media accusations it was at faultBEIJING, April 18 (Reuters) - A French utility blamed by China for failing to maintain ... [Published CNBC - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Water case should be heard

Five Lanzhou citizens are trying to sue the Veolia Water Corporation for failing to guarantee water quality and providing unhealthy tap water to residents in Lanzhou due to the benzene contamination. However, on Monday, Lanzhou Intermediate People's Court ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

China blames French utility for water pollution

Chinese authorities have blamed France's Veolia Environnement S.A. for loopholes in supervision of water quality standards, Reuters reported.The accusation came after benzene, a cancer-inducing chemical, was found in tap water supplied by the firm at ... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Veolia Water model questioned after pollution issues surface

French water company Veolia Water, one of the world's three largest water treatment companies, has become the No.2 water management firm in China through high-premium acquisitions, financial operations and value-added services to create the "Veolia model", ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

CHINA: Oil leak contaminates Lanzhou water supply

A subsidiary of China’s largest oil company, CNPC, is being blamed for a leak that has contaminated potable water in the city of Lanzhou, affecting 2.4 million people and causing a rush for bottled water.The city’s water is managed and supplied by Veolia ... [Published SZEenergy.biz - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 10 reports

PetroChina facility causes high benzene level in Lanzhou tap water

The benzene presence was due to a leak in the integrated refinery and petrochemical complex's residual oil that poured into the water source in the region.According to the local environmental officials, the residual oil was found in about 800mt of water ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 9 reports

1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Tap water company denies pollution cover-up

The tap water supplier at the center of a scandal after excessive levels of a carcinogenic compound were found in its samples has denied a cover-up of the contamination. Excessive levels of benzene in the water affected more than 2.4 million people in ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies announces new partnership with Corys Enviornment

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, the global benchmark of water services, has announced a new partnership with Corys Environment, the environmental investments arm of Green Coast Enterprises. The new partnership was announced at the 16tt Water, Energy, ... [Published AME Info - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 11 reports

Officials confirm oil leak behind water contamination in Lanzhou

Excessive levels of benzene in tap water has affected 2.4 million people in the city of Lanzhou, three of the four affected areas have resumed water supplies and have cancelled emergency measures in response to the incident."12 ditches around the contaminated ... [Published CNTV - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 15 reports

Environment Pollution - Asia - China

EDIS Number: ED-20140413-43350-CHN Date / time: 13/04/2014 02:52:40 [UTC] Event: Environment Pollution Area: Asia Country: China State/County: Province of Gansu Location: Lanzhou Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Apr 13 2014]

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...up and running," said Kelly Daleiden, project manager for Veolia Water, which operates the well and other joint water efforts for the three cities. "It's interesting, the water comes out just like it went in for the most part."
Veolia Water China, said in a press release that its unit Lanzhou Veolia Water Co. did not cause the pollution. Rather it came from "an external source in a city with intense industrial activity" it said
"It's a positive move, but if you compare it with the Hong Kong situation or other Commonwealth countries, you can say the threshold is still much higher" said Lin Feng, a professor of law at City University of Hong Kong
"There was a lack of supervision from the local government after foreign capital was introduced to the Lanzhou water supply company in 2006, and we must learn lessons and prevent such things from happening again."

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Minnesota cities storing water underground for ... [Published Water Technology Online - 13 hours ago]
French utility says not responsible for China w... [Published CNBC - 15 hours ago]
China's Environmentalists Face Steep Challenges [Published VOA News - 17 hours ago]
China Environmental News Alert [Published NRDC Worldview - 23 hours ago]
China Environmental News Alert [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 18 2014]
Water case should be heard [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 18 2014]
Comparison of diagnostic clinical samples and e... [Published Eurosurveillance - Apr 17 2014]
Lanzhou tap water crisis - local gov't to explo... [Published CNC World - Apr 17 2014]
China blames French utility for water pollution [Published Business Insurance - Apr 17 2014]
Veolia Water model questioned after pollution i... [Published Want China Times - Apr 17 2014]
French utility blamed for water pollution in NW... [Published China Economic Review - Apr 17 2014]
CHINA: Oil leak contaminates Lanzhou water supply [Published SZEenergy.biz - Apr 17 2014]
VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT : Oil leak blamed for wate... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
PetroChina facility causes high benzene level i... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 16 2014]
VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT : Excessive benzene found ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
04.16.14 -- Ultrafiltration Membranes; Portable... [Published Water Online - Apr 16 2014]
Lanzhou tap water back to safe [Published CNC World - Apr 16 2014]
A first in Minnesota, cities launch system to t... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 16 2014]
China Blames France's Veolia for Supervision Fl... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 16 2014]
China blames France's Veolia for supervision fl... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
China blames France's Veolia for supervision fl... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
Lanzhou to explore 2nd water source after crisis [Published China.org.cn - Apr 16 2014]
Frost & Sullivan Celebrates 10th Malaysia Excel... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. Conference of Mayors Convenes Winter Meeti... [Published Underground Infrastructure Management - Apr 15 2014]
Polluted Drinking Water Panics Chinese City [Published Epoch Times - Apr 15 2014]
Lanzhou admits to problems in water supply [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 15 2014]
Lanzhou government admits quality supervision p... [Published Global Times - Apr 15 2014]
In Tuesday's Papers: Lanzhou Learned Water Tain... [Published Caixin Online - Apr 15 2014]
XINHUA - 1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Tap wate... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 15 2014]
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China Environmental News Alert [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 18 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issues. This China ...
Environment Pollution - Asia - China [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Apr 13 2014]
EDIS Number: ED-20140413-43350-CHN Date / time: 13/04/2014 02:52:40 [UTC] Event: Environment Pollution Area: Asia Country: China State/County: Province of Gansu Location: Lanzhou Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
China: 2.4 million affected by oil leak into La... [Published H5N1 - Apr 12 2014]
Via Shanghai Daily: Oil leak blamed for water contamination in Lanzhou. Excerpt:A subsidiary of CNPC, China's largest oil company, is being blamed for an oil leak which contaminated tap water in Lanzhou yesterday, affecting 2.4 million people. Crude oil ...
Chemical Found in City’s Water [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 12 2014]
Associated Press: Chinese authorities have turned off the water supply to a district in the northwestern city of Lanzhou after excessive levels of a toxic chemical were found in tap water. The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday that tests conducted ...
Veolia, Mekorot and the struggle for Palestinia... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 22 2014]
French-based multinational corporation Veolia is the largest privatizer of water in the world and a main profiteer of Israeli apartheid.  While it is well known that Veolia plays a major role in further entrenching Israeli colonization through a number ...
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Desalitech Partners With Veolia Water Solutions... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 20 2014]
U.S. Water Infrastructure Trapped In Recurring ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 14 2013]
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