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  1. EPA Extends Deadline To Apply For A WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loan
    5/15/2018

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced at a meeting with water sector associations that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans has been extended to July 31, 2018.

  2. Report: Facing $1T In Water Infrastructure Costs, States Aren’t Leveraging Federal Dollars To Weather Coming Storms
    5/15/2018

    With water infrastructure costs expected to exceed $1T, a new report shows that only a few states are adequately leveraging federal dollars to shrink the infrastructure funding gap. 

  3. LMC Manna Research Acquires Omnispec Clinical Research
    5/15/2018

    LMC Manna Research – the largest network of fully-owned and integrated clinical research sites in Canada providing Phase I-IV clinical trial services – recently announced the acquisition of leading Montreal-based research centre Omnispec Clinical Research.

  4. EPA Adds Hockessin Delaware Site To Superfund National Priorities List
    5/15/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its commitment to clean up six new sites- including the Hockessin Groundwater Site in Delaware - by adding them to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).

  5. HKBU Scholars Invent Award-Winning Portable Device For Quick And Accurate Detection Of Lead Contamination In Water Within 10 Minutes
    5/15/2018

    The research team from the Department of Chemistry of HKBU invented a portable device for one-stop detection of lead concentration in drinking water. The DNA-based device which works together with a smartphone can accurately detect lead concentration in less than 10 minutes. 

  6. BlueTech Forum Reveals Top Water Tech Companies
    5/15/2018

    A global event taking place in Canada will feature 13 ground-breaking technologies developed for the water sector. Digital, biotech and membrane technologies are among the top 13 selected to take part in BlueTech Forum in Vancouver on 6-7 June 2018.

  7. Western Governors Request ‘Early, Meaningful’ Role With EPA To Clarify Scope Of Clean Water Act
    5/15/2018

    Western Governors have requested “early, meaningful and substantive involvement” with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the agency’s development and implementation of any policy or rule intended to define or clarify the scope of the Clean Water Act.

  8. Pennsylvania American Water Unveils Interactive Map To Spotlight Pipeline Projects
    5/14/2018

    Pennsylvania American Water today unveiled the updated 2018 version of its web-based infrastructure map to show customers where the dollars from their monthly bills are flowing.

  9. SUEZ Pursues Its Development In Taiwan: New Hazardous Waste Treatment Contract In Kaohsiung
    5/14/2018

    SUEZ NWS and Cleanaway1 won the Dafa hazardous waste treatment facility contract in Kaohsiung, located in south-western Taiwan. The contract provides for the acquisition of the plant by the two partners for €36M and its operation by Cleanaway SUEZ2, a new joint venture (JV) set up between SUEZ NWS (29%), Cleanaway (29%) and the Taiwan Government Agency RSEA3 (42%).

  10. Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Works Best With Experienced Bacterial Flora
    5/14/2018

    Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don’t use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. However, technologies that meet modern requirements for control, monitoring and time-efficiency have become popular, while biological water treatment has been less favoured, since little has been understood about how it works.