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NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Tetra Tech will be highlighting their water and environmental services during NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
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Date: February 3, 2020 – February 5, 2020
Location: New York, New York, United States

The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) leads the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. NYWEA provides members with opportunities to expand their knowledge, capabilities, and cultivate a forum that plays a vital role in shaping a sustainablefuture by protecting and enhancing our precious water resources. For more information, visit NYWEA.

Tackling Plastic and Poverty in Costa Rica

In November 2019, Xylem volunteers joined forces with Costa Rica Makes Me Happy (CRMMH) to help combat plastic pollution and to provide a family living in Tamarindo with clean water and a roof over their heads.
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Plastic and waste management pose major problems in Costa Rica, with landfills overflowing and polluting the nation’s beaches and waterways. CRMMH is on a mission to tackle this problem through its programs aimed at making the region cleaner, safer and a happier place to live.

The Future of Preservation is Sustainable Tourism

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Lately, there have been several news items about cultural heritage sites that are either under siege by tourists or the environment. Venice is under water. The Louvre is overrun by visitors seeking a selfie with the Mona Lisa. Pompeii needs saving after its just-completed extensive restoration. Machu Picchu is under threat from a planned international airport in the Sacred Valley. 

"Teeming" for Wildlife in Pennsylvia

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For decades, Elk County, Pennsylvania, supplied coal to power the region and beyond, including to Domtar’s local mill in Johnsonburg. But strip mining has left behind a legacy of scarred land, marked by acidic soils devoid of organic matter and nutrients – conditions not suitable for growing vegetation.

Driven by the need to find a new home for its manufacturing byproducts, a passion for wildlife, and a desire to leave a different kind of legacy, the Johnsonburg Mill found the perfect solution.

Waste No More

by Diego Donoso
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Waste is a fact, but it doesn’t have to be feared. We can tackle this through collection, sorting and processing.

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Waste is a fact, but it doesn’t have to be feared. We can tackle this through collection, sorting and processing.

Xylem Watermark Provides Funds to Address Urgent Water Needs of Refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is experiencing one of the worst humanitarian crises in history. Since August 2017, Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Among the nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees now residing in the overcrowded camps and settlements in Cox’s Bazar district, 55% are children under the age of 18 and 52% of adults are women.

Water: From the Top of the Mountain to the Top of My Mind

by Sophie Beckham, Senior Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship, International Paper
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According to new data from the World Resources Institute, 17 countries – home to a quarter of the world’s population – face “extremely high” levels of water stress. While many of us may be unfamiliar with water stress, it is a real and growing threat across the world, including in parts of the US, Europe, and Brazil. A recent family trip reminded me of the day-to-day luxury of living with easy access to clean water.

National Park Foundation Celebrates the Kickoff of the 2019 Subaru Share the Love® Event

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WASHINGTON /3BL Media/ — People across the country will have the opportunity to support their more than 400 national parks whenever they purchase or lease a new Subaru vehicle, thanks to an ongoing partnership between the National Park Foundation and Subaru of America.

Xylem Watermark Volunteers Participate in Rewards Trips in Cambodia and Costa Rica

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In recognition of their outstanding volunteer service with Xylem Watermark in 2018, employees were invited to attend the 2019 Volunteer Rewards Trips in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Tamarindo, Costa Rica in November.

Xylem Announces Partnership With The Chris Long Foundation

Goulds Water Technology, Waterboys to tackle clean water access in rural U.S.
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Xylem a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is partnering with The Chris Long Foundation's Waterboys initiative to bring clean and sustainable water to communities in need across the United States. The partnership was announced today during the National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) 2019 Groundwater Week.

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