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Dec 23, 2014, 11:51 ET
Atomic Suplex

Dirty Water Records: Taking Music Backwards into Tomorrow Looking back on an amazing and eventful 2014 The past 12 months was a very busy year for Dirty...

Dec 19, 2014, 20:36 ET

Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. completes $8.1 million capital investment program for 2014

 In a continued effort to improve the reliability and performance of its water system for the Apple Valley community, Apple Valley Ranchos...

Dec 19, 2014, 18:21 ET
L-R: Former WRD Director Leo J. Vander Lans, WRD Director Rob Katherman, Congressman Alan Lowenthal, WRD Director Lynn Dymally, Assembly Member Patrick O'Donnell, WRD Director Albert Robles, WRD Director Willard H. Murray, Jr.

WRD Increases Production of Recycled Water to 8 Million Gallons Per Day

At its December 18th dedication ceremony of the newly expanded Leo J. Vander Lans Advanced Water Treatment Facility (LVLAWTF), the Water...

Dec 18, 2014, 10:51 ET

Rainforest Alliance Sued By Seattle Non-Profit, Citing Unfair And Deceptive Marketing Practices

Water and Sanitation Health (WASH), a non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington, has filed a civil lawsuit against the Rainforest...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:19 ET

WAYNE Water Systems Advises Homeowners to Prepare for Winter Storm Flooding and Nor'Easters

 There is nothing like a Nor'easter, those drenching storms that swirl inland and hang around for days, to make homeowners wonder if their...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:30 ET

American Water Chemicals (AWC) Rebrands, Becomes Alkema Solutions Effective 2015

 American Water Chemicals (AWC) will be rebranding its company name to Alkema Solutions effective the beginning of 2015. The new branding...

Dec 08, 2014, 18:43 ET
East Valley Water District's award-winning headquarters facility opened to the public in March 2014. The project was recognized as the best project in California for facilities in its category by Engineering News-Record.

East Valley Water District's New Headquarters Wins National Award

 East Valley Water District's (EVWD) new headquarters facility has earned the 2014 Best Project award from Engineering News-Record, a weekly...

Dec 08, 2014, 11:37 ET
WASH President Eric Harrison recently visited Guatemalan villages near large banana farms sourced by Chiquita.  In this photo, local villagers wash clothes in water polluted by pesticides.

Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) Warns Consumers About Misleading Green Washing Tactics

Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) President, Eric John Harrison, lauds the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) aggressive scrutiny of green marketing...

Dec 05, 2014, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 12/5

 Cheaper gasoline, cannabis cultivation, event management, image recognition, oil, mobile apps, solar, water from humidity; this week on...

Dec 03, 2014, 16:30 ET
San Antonio Water System Board Chairman Berto Guerra signs the commemorative 54-inch pipe as San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor looks on.

SAWS and Abengoa Officials Launching New Water Project

 SAWS and Abengoa officials signed a 54-inch diameter pipe today to celebrate the launch of the new Vista Ridge water project, which will be a...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
2014 Government Finance Officers Association Award

Water Replenishment District Acquires its 24th Financial Award

 The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has received notification by the Government Finance Officers Association of the...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:12 ET

Heart Attack Risk Spikes during Holiday Season How to Avoid a Holiday Heart Attack

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - This time of year is notorious for heart attacks and heart failures. Holiday overindulgence in sugary foods, alcohol...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:45 ET

American Clear Water Proudly Offers Financing On Popular Water Softeners And Home Water Filtration Systems

American Clear Water makes it impossible to put off buying that water softener system or home water filtration system. You do not have to put up...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Canadian Occupational Safety awards Nestlé Waters Canada Canada's Safest Employers Gold Award (Manufacturing)

Company one of 27 winners in 12 categories this year PUSLINCH, ON, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada's marketshare-leading...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:29 ET

OWL Soars into Colorado, Utah and Wyoming With Acquisition of WestWater Energy's Oilfield Water Assets

 Oilfield Water Logistics (OWL), a Natural Gas Partners (NGP) portfolio company providing water infrastructure and services to the energy...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:03 ET

A sweeping regional response to confront growing threat of discarded pharmaceuticals entering landfills, bays and wetlands

To confront and halt what experts are calling the growing environmental threat of discarded pharmaceuticals finding their way into our bays,...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:49 ET
Water Replenishment District of Southern California

Water Replenishment District to Host Delegation of Korean Water Officials

On Monday, November 10, 2014, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California will host a delegation of water leaders from the Republic of...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
(L – R) Pedro Mire, Muck, John Quincy Mire and Jessie Best.


DIRTY WATER RECORDS presents DIAL M FOR MUCK, the latest release from MUCK & THE MIRES! Boston's international ambassadors of garage...

Nov 04, 2014, 08:35 ET

Water Standard Launches Compact Membrane Deaeration Technology for the Oil & Gas Industry

Water Standard ( is pleased to announce the launch of its compact Membrane Deaeration (MDA) product line for use in...

Nov 04, 2014, 08:31 ET

WAYNE Water Systems Awards This Old House Fans with Sump Pumps in "This Old House Great TOH Giveaway Sweepstakes"

 WAYNE Water Systems announced today that it is awarding 34 winners of the This Old House Great TOH Giveaway Sweepstakes with some very...