- Pilots Take Flight
As populations grow, infrastructure fails, and funding shrinks, Canadian municipalities are developing an urgent need to find ways to make water and wastewater treatment facilities more economical and efficient. In Canada, there’s no end to the supply of exciting new, cost-effective technologies to close the gaps, but there is a obvious reluctance to adopt new [...]
- Industrial Test Systems, Inc
- Winnipeg and Rosser Enter Wastewater Service-Sharing Agreement
The City of Winnipeg’s North End sewage treatment plant will now treat wastewater from the Rural Municipality of Rosser. The two municipalities have entered a service-sharing agreement, which was approved by Rosser’s municipal council on December 2. The agreement presents both parties with significant benefits: Winnipeg will see increased sewer revenues, and Rosser residents now [...]
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- Water At Home
I have an exclusive water connection now. I don’t have to worry about waiting in line, or timing my days around when water might be delivered.
- A Town Called Bèlanje - Part 1 [VIDEO]
The people of Bèlanje, Haiti collect unsafe water from this open spring every day. Thankfully, less than one kilometer away, something is happening that will change their lives forever...
- What Can 3,000 Rupees Do?
3,000 Indian rupees is only ~$45 USD, but according to Bobby G., the director of our Central-Indian partner ESAF, providing a WaterCredit loan for that small amount can change everything in a woman's life.
- Federal Water Tap, December 9: House Passes Water Bills
Fire Hydrants The margin was atypical but not unprecedented. The House voted unanimously last week 384-0 to strike down a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would require fire hydrants to cut the amount of lead in their piping. Representatives from both sides of the aisle agreed with national drinking water lobby groups, who claim […]
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- The Stream, December 6: Report Details Countries at Risk of Water Wars
Countries in eastern Africa, the Middle East, and Asia are most at risk of war due to a lack of cooperation over transboundary water resources, according to a report from the Mumbai-based Strategic Foresight Group. The report also argues that countries involved in meaningful cooperation over water resources are less likely to experience conflicts over […]
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- The Stream, December 5: Eleven U.S. Cities That Face Water Scarcity Risks
Analyzing two reports about future water stress in the United States, the Huffington Post created a list of the top 11 cities that could face water shortages due to factors like population growth, increasing water demand from industries, and climate change. Los Angeles, which imports much of its fresh water, tops the list. Water Pollution […]
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