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  1. Fingerprinting Erosion
    9/3/2015

    You may have noticed that after a heavy rainstorm, creeks and rivers often turn the color of chocolate milk. That cloudy brown color is caused by sediments — weathered rock material ranging in size from tiny granules of mud to stones.

  2. California Maintenance Trainee Victim Of ‘Drought Rage’
    9/3/2015

    Californians upset by people who waste water have taken to social media over the last year to shame them. As the Visalia Times-Delta put it, "Drought snitching is now a thing.”

  3. Utilities At Odds With Green Group Over Reservoir Project
    9/3/2015

    Controversy around a proposed reservoir project in California comes down to a fundamental disagreement on how water utilities should protect the future of the water supply amid climate change and population growth.

  4. Uranium Contamination Plagues Aquifers Serving Nearly 2 Million
    9/2/2015

    Uranium levels are around 180 times the safe limit in aquifers serving nearly 2 million people in the Midwest and California, according to new research.

  5. Texas Teen Invents New Filter For E-Waste
    9/2/2015

    E-waste is the target of a groundbreaking new water treatment technology recently debuted by a teenager from Texas.

  6. New Brew Made From Treated Charles River Water Announced By Harpoon Brewery And Desalitech
    9/2/2015

    Boston-based craft brewer Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech, an innovative water treatment company based in Newton, recently announced an exciting new collaboration to treat and brew 300 gallons of water from the Charles River to create a limited edition beer — Charles River Pale Ale.

  7. ISA Security Compliance Institute Issues Update To ISASecure EDSA And SSA Cybersecurity Certifications
    9/2/2015

    The ISA Security Compliance Institute, which manages the ISASecure cybersecurity certification scheme for industrial automation and control systems (IACS), announced recently updates to certification requirements for the Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) certification and System Security Assurance (SSA) certification.

  8. Xylem To Support The Long-Term Sustainability Of Chesapeake Bay
    9/2/2015

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to provide an existing wastewater treatment plant with advanced treatment technology, which will play a key role in an initiative focused on improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.

  9. Aclara Introduces The Industry’s Highest Performing Network Solution For Electric, Gas And Water Utilities
    9/2/2015

    Aclara, a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to utilities, introduces the Synergize network, a fully integrated solution for gas, water and electric utilities that offers the best performance and the lowest cost of ownership of any network in the industry.

  10. Turning Sewage Sludge Into Concrete
    9/1/2015

    In a study published in the Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA investigated the potential of sludge as an alternative cement material for making concrete.

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