User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Water Quality :: Water Treatment
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Just (re-)add water: How circular systems can enhance urban water cycles 4.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Drought, climate change and overdraft are endangering aquifers — here's why water reuse is critical to communities and economies.
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Democratized, distributed and digital: 2019 will be transformative for water 3.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Awareness and action are no longer the sole domain of insiders and industry professionals.
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Lessons from Orange County, California's water strategy 2.1.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
And why water is the greatest challenge in resiliency planning.
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Laguna Beach sewage smells should simmer down by summer, city officials say 22.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The Laguna Beach City Council has approved purchasing a new odor control system aimed at reducing the sewage smell emanating from the Glenneyre Dip sewer lift station.

It should reduce foul odors by summertime. Meanwhile, residents on the other side of town are still holding their noses against...

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Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs 18.12.2018 WRI Stories
Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs Comments|Add Comment|PrintRio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr Rio de Janeiro boasts the world's largest water treatment plant, and it's working overtime. The Guandu Water Treatment Station provides 90 percent of Rio's water, and it's increasingly grappling with water quality problems. One challenge is that forest loss and landscape degradation upstream of the city is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Lessons on Integrated Planning: Highlights From the First GPSC City Academy 14.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
“Integrating planning” can sound nebulous, maybe even unfocused. But when carried out well, the benefits of intentionally seeking to coordinate across different levels of government, sectors and stakeholders, speak for themselves – especially when it comes to sustainable development. A ...
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What is climate-ready infrastructure? Some cities are starting to adapt 31.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't just focus on stopping climate change — we also have to fund and prepare for its impacts.
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Aligning business to the U.N. Global Compact has benefits beyond the bottom line 30.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: BASF has woven the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals into the solutions they provide — using chemistry to solve the challenges of tomorrow.
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Duluth: Storm caused estimated $18.4M in damage 20.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The city released that estimate on Friday, a little over a week after the Oct. 10 storm brought winds of more than 60 mph and sent huge waves crashing ashore.
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Report: Nitrate in drinking water a costly problem for small, rural cities 3.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new report from the Environmental Working Group says nitrate pollution is hitting small, rural communities hardest, and they're the ones least able to afford the cost of treatment.
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IRS Moves to Ease Tax Rules for Spinoffs 28.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The IRS is considering a shift that would make it easier for pharmaceutical, technology and other companies to spin off high-risk units without tax consequences.
Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests 26.9.2018 THE CITY FIX
In 2014, São Paulo nearly ran out of water. Schools closed, crops faltered and reservoirs were left at a tiny 5 percent of their capacity for the city and its surrounding population of 22 million. It was the worst drought in eight decades. ...
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Solving for Water Security at the Source 28.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
In the 1990s, New York City needed a new water filtration system to serve its nearly 8 million people. But the prospect of spending $6-10 billion on a new water treatment plant, and another $100 million on annual operating costs, ...
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Northfield extends advisory after 1 million gallons of wastewater entered Cannon River 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Advisories remain in effect for avoiding contact with the Cannon River after a sewage discharge earlier this week.
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6 cool ways to get out of the heat this summer in Philadelphia 3.7.2018 Philly.com News
6 trendy ways to stay cool this summer in Philadelphia, from charcoal ice cream to yoga plus pool parties
Come sit at Jada Pinkett-Smith's red table for some testifying, transparency and healing | Elizabeth Wellington 20.6.2018 Philly.com News
At Jada Pinkett-Smith's red table, women talk sex, body issues, and, yes, Willow and Jaden's gender-bending tendencies.
Hardlook — Water Scarcity: Dry Days in Delhi 4.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Panjab University Physics PhD scholars to be teaching assistants from new session 1.6.2018 Education – The Indian Express
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Daily Digest: Debates continue after session ends 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some items in the news worth a look this Wednesday.
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Dayton veto brings GOP counterpunch to governor's groundwater legacy 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A state rule aimed at protecting drinking water sources from nitrate contamination originating from nitrogen fertilizer could be delayed for a year or more in a dust-up over agriculture policy at the Capitol.
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