BMC Announces 30 New Water Testing Points in Mumbai

Every monsoon, the BMC is deluged with complaints of water contamination. So this year, the civic body has increased the number of testing points in the city.

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Source of Clinton City’s Water Contamination Traced to Cross-Connection At Single Home

Clinton City’s public works department said they’ve discovered the cause of last week’s city-wide culinaary water contamination was a single home where someone created a cross connection between the culinary and secondary water systems.

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Greensboro Water Sampling Tests Positive for E. coli; 2 Schools Closed Thursday

On Wednesday morning, a water sample from a station located at Bessemer Avenue and Huffine Mill Road in Greensboro, NC tested positive for E. coli. The area’s water system has been isolated from the city’s system and temporary water lines were built to redirect water to 2 schools and 13 homes in the 900 block of Huffine Mill Road.

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AT&T and IBM Bring IoT to Bear on Water Shortage

Drought is becoming a serious problem in the western U.S., and all over the world. Now, big companies are taking action, with the help of the IoT. AT&T, IBM and Mueller Water Products announced on June 1 that the three have developed a new solution using IoT technology to try and alleviate water shortages in urban environments.

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Merced Adds New Water Advisory committee

Merced City Council has designed a water advisory committee to look at water usage and conservation in Merced during the state’s historic drought.

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Ron Corbett Helps Head New Water Quality Organization

Mayor Ron Corbett helped launch a new statewide organization Monday that seeks to work with farmers and the agricultural industry to improve the state’s water quality.

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Woods Cross Getting Clean Water with New Facility after Years of Contamination

A new water treatment plant in Woods Cross is bringing clean drinking water to residents after nearly 20 years of issues with contamination.

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New Material Could Help Clean Up Oil Spills

Now, researchers have developed a new potential tool: a high-tech coated mesh that separates oil from water with the ease of a sieve.

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Mayors & Green Groups Launch New Water Conservation Program to Reduce Utah’s High Water Use Amid 4th Year of Drought

The Utah Rivers Council is proud to announce a new water conservation program with Salt Lake County, Murray City and the Utah Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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California Drought: Saving Water Not as Hard as You Think

Californians are definitely getting creative, water-saving experts say. But if the state’s residents really knew where their main sources of waste were, they might not obsess so much over the small stuff.

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Drought Shows Need to Realign California’s Agricultural Water Supply

California’s severe drought is a crucial opportunity for Gov. Jerry Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board to realign and ensure California’s agricultural water supply system is in harmony.

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California Drought Is Not Lifting

Pressured by a relentless drought that produced the lowest winter snowfall in history and shows no signs of lifting, California’s local and state government administrators are responding with emergency measures that reflect their concern that the state is actually running out of water.

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