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May 22 2015

Performance comparison between two equal stabilization ponds operating with and without a sludge layer

The latest blog in our Journal Author Guest Post series comes from V.A.J. Rodrigues, corresponding author of Performance comparison between two equal stabilization ponds operation with and without sludge layer, Journal of Water Science and Technology Vol 71 No 6 (pp 929–937).
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May 15 2015

Carbon footprint of water reuse and desalination: a review of greenhouse gas emissions and estimation tools

The latest blog in our Journal Author Guest Post series comes from James R. Mihelcic, co-author of Cornejo, P.K., Santana, M.V.E., Hokanson, D.R., Mihelcic, J.R., Zhang, Q., "Carbon footprint of water reuse and desalination: a review of greenhouse gas emissions and estimation tools," Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination Vol 4 No 4 (pp 238–252).
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May 08 2015

The City Blueprint of Amsterdam: an assessment of integrated water resources management in the capital of the Netherlands

This blog post is related to a paper of the same name, which appeared in Water Science and Technology: Water Supply Vol 15 No 2 (pp 404-410), written by C.J. Van Leeuwen and R.M.A. Sjerps.
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Apr 30 2015

An enquiry into the place of systems analysis in the politics of water and the environment

This blog post is the abstract and preface to an invited editorial in Journal of Hydroinformatics Vol 17 No 2 (pp 163–175), written by J. Phillip O'Kane – Emeritus Professor, National University of Ireland, University College Cork, Ireland – and entitled An enquiry into the place of systems analysis in the politics of water and the environment.
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Apr 21 2015

Positive Reaction for Water and Energy Second Edition

Gustaf Olsson’s Water and Energy – Threats and Opportunities: Second Edition is due to be published by IWA Publishing in May, and positive reviews have already appeared.

Allan R. Hoffman, who was Senior Analyst at the U.S. Department of Energy for many years, serving the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations, published a blog last week, in which he recommends Professor Olsson’s upcoming book. ...

Apr 16 2015

The EU Reference Documents on Good Practices on Leakage Management

The EU Reference document “Good Practices on Leakage Management WFD CIS WG PoM” (© European Union, 2015) is publicly available following an initiative sponsored by the European Commission – DG Environment. This blog provides outline information on the Main Report and the Case Study documents, how to access them, and associated material which may be of interest.
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Apr 13 2015

Don't let complex language keep you from drinking tap water, Virginia Tech researchers say

With the rise in bottled water and sugary beverage alternatives, regular tap water is struggling to make its way into the daily U.S. diet.

Part of the problem may be the technical language used to communicate important water quality information to the public, according to an interdisciplinary team of Virginia Tech researchers recently writing in the Journal of Water and Health. ...

Mar 27 2015

USF Graduate Students Launch #Reclaimis Photo and Video Contest

"Envision a world where we don't run out of clean water, energy or nutrients." This is the vision behind the 2015 #Reclaimis campaign. In an effort to foster solutions to global problems associated with waste and the management of water, energy and nutrients; USF graduate students and faculty from civil and environmental engineering, anthropology, and marine science have launched a photo and video contest, where the public is asked to define what "reclaiming" resources means to them. ...

Mar 26 2015

Guest Post: Water industry highlights hacking and customer engagement as its main challenge in smart metering

SMi’s 4th annual Smart Water Systems conference will strengthen skills in water management whilst keeping attendees at the forefront of technological breakthroughs to adapt to the growing need for water efficiency. The agenda features over 19 case study driven presentations; speakers representing leading utilities, industry and government bodies; 2 interactive workshops plus over 3 hours of networking. In the run up to the show, SMi Group spoke to some of its key speakers about the conference taking place on 29th and 30th April and about the smart water industry.

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Mar 17 2015

Risk of diarrhoea from shallow groundwater contaminated with enteropathogens in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

The latest article in our Journal Author Guest Post series comes from Sadhana Shrestha, co-author of Shrestha, S., Haramoto, E., Malla, R. and Nishida, K., (2015) Risk of diarrhoea from shallow groundwater contaminated with enteropathogens in the Kathmandu Valley, NepalJournal of Water and Health Vol 13 No 1 pp 259–269. ...

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