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Water industry is ‘recession-resistant’: analysts

ROSEMONT, IL — The water industry “is not recession-proof, but is recession-resistant,” water-industry financial analysts told members of the Water Quality Association (WQA) at its annual conference and trade show here this week.


Approximately Half Of Israel's Water Industry Leaders Expected To Present Sales Growth In 2009

The "WATEC 2009" Exhibition, along with an international conference featuring a problem-solving forum for water, energy, and environmental technology issues, will be held in Israel on November 17-19, 2009

Safety of graywater for lawn irrigation studied

FORT COLLINS, CO — Colorado State University civil engineers are studying the long-term effects of using household graywater — nonpotable wastewater from showers, handwashing sinks and laundry — to irrigate residential landscapes.

Obama signs stimulus, with billions for water

DENVER — President Barack Obama signed into law on February 17 the $787 billion economic stimulus measure, which includes billions of new federal dollars for water infrastructure projects and was described in an MSNBC.com report as “one of the most costly pieces of legislation in US history.”


Barack Obama plans to 'green' the US

President Barack Obama has outlined an ambitious plan to 'green' the US by doubling the generation of alternative sources of energy.

Jackson officially assumes role of EPA chief

Statement by Administrator-designate Lisa P. Jackson:
“I am honored by the confidence and faith President Obama and the Senate have reposed in me to lead the EPA in confronting the environmental challenges currently before us...

Water will be trillion-dollar business by 2020

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