Publication: WaterWorld

First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Drought-stricken West exhausting underground water resources, research shows

-- According to a new study jointly conducted by the University of California, the city of Irvine and NASA scientists, more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 has originated from underground ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Public Engagement: Implementing Effective and Innovative Outreach Programs is Key to Connecting with Customers

An American Water customer call center representative. Customers deserve to be engaged in new and innovative ways by their local water utilities.By Art HaddawayFor water and wastewater utilities, customers play a vital role in how they function and can ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Private water companies to bridge $500B water investment gap in U.S., finds study

50,000 served) has seen several shifts in the past four years as competition for longer-term growth opportunities ramps up. These include new entrants acquiring incumbent IOUs or regional assets (e.g., Macquarie Capital, EPCOR, Corix Utilities, Liberty ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

EPA releases proposal to safeguard major Alaska salmon fishery from copper mine

-- On Friday, July 18, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) formally proposed limitations that would protect one of the world's most valuable salmon fisheries , in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the risks posed by large-scale mining at the Pebble deposit. ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

New reports detail lack of progress in Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts

-- According to new reports published by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), phosphorus and algae concentrations remain high in rivers on Maryland's Eastern Shore and have shown little improvement in the last decade.The two new reports, titled ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Case Study: CO water utility improves customer service with new bill payment solution

-- In 2013, Castle Rock Water, located in the town of Castle Rock, Colo., began a search for a new billing services provider that could further expand the quality of its customer service. It wanted a partner with not only one-stop, end-to-end billing ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Water Council launches groundbreaking Water Collaborative Innovation Platform

-- A partnership has been formed among The Water Council , the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the innovation Exchange, and inno360 to rapidly expand the city of Milwaukee's global presence in water innovation and ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Nutrient recovery technologies help Canada water pollution control plant reclaim phosphorus

-- The City of Portage la Prairie's Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF), located in the Central Plains Region of Manitoba, Canada, is implementing a pilot program to evaluate innovative technologies that help manage nutrient loads treated at the ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Series 90 self-cleaning water filters

Forsta self-cleaning water filters are reliable, require low maintenance, have a short cleaning cycle, waste very little flush water, are easy to install in new or existing water filtration systems, and don't interrupt main flow during backwash. ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 01 2014]
Entities: Filtration
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Pipe coupling and flange adaptor

The HYMAX GRIP pipe coupling and flange adaptor from Krausz USA features patented technology that uses universal teeth to restrain all types of connecting plastic and metal pipes. ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Remote leak detection, monitoring

Utilities now have the ability to remotely detect and monitor leaks in water distribution mains using the Mi.Echo™ system, Mueller Systems latest advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) feature. ... [Published WaterWorld - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ostara opens sixth nutrient recovery facility in North America

Angela Godwin talks with Ostara CEO Phillip Arbrary about the opening of the company's sixth nutrient recovery facility, this one at the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant in Madison, Wisconsin. ... [Published WaterWorld - Jun 25 2014]


The research team used data from NASA's Gravity RecoveryGravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite mission (see " NASA satellites detect possible disastrous flooding months in advance, finds research ") to track changes in the mass of the Colorado River Basin, which are related to changes in water amount on and below the surface."
...begin a project in the community, we bring [customers] on board from the beginning," said Joanne Dahme, public affairs manager for the Department. "Sometimes just an opportunity for the public to have input into that project can help perhaps influence the design of the project. Or if it's a stormwater infrastructure project, they can maybe talk about the vegetation they'd like to see."
" NOAA, partners forecast 'dead zone' conditions in Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay "

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Drought-stricken West exhausting underground wa... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 25 2014]
Public Engagement: Implementing Effective and I... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 24 2014]
Private water companies to bridge $500B water i... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 23 2014]
EPA releases proposal to safeguard major Alaska... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 21 2014]
New reports detail lack of progress in Chesapea... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 16 2014]
Case Study: CO water utility improves customer ... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 11 2014]
Water Council launches groundbreaking Water Col... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 08 2014]
Nutrient recovery technologies help Canada wate... [Published WaterWorld - Jul 02 2014]
Series 90 self-cleaning water filters [Published WaterWorld - Jul 01 2014]
Pipe coupling and flange adaptor [Published WaterWorld - Jul 01 2014]
Remote leak detection, monitoring [Published WaterWorld - Jun 27 2014]
Ostara opens sixth nutrient recovery facility i... [Published WaterWorld - Jun 25 2014]
Aquatech China to explore sustainable water con... [Published WaterWorld - Jun 23 2014]
IBM collaboration harnesses power of Big Data t... [Published WaterWorld - Jun 17 2014]
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