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Carolinas' Waterways to Benefit from More than $900,000 in Grants from Duke Energy

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  • Funded projects to span 42 counties across North Carolina, South Carolina

  • Investment is part of Duke Energy's $10 million multiyear commitment to protect, improve environment

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  • Funded projects to span 42 counties across North Carolina, South Carolina

  • Investment is part of Duke Energy's $10 million multiyear commitment to protect, improve environment

Xylem Employees Honored for Volunteer Efforts

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Two Xylem employees were honored by the Forest Reserve District of Will County with the Appreciation of Partners Award for the volunteer contributions of employees from Xylem's Mokena office on behalf of Xylem Watermark in 2017. Volunteer activities included clean-up efforts at the Forest Preserve’s Monee Reservoir and Rock Run Rookery Preserve in Will County, Illinois.

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Stella Artois Puts the Global Water Crisis Into Perspective With Waiting Game Stunt

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Earlier this month, Stella Artois used the major marketing power of the Super Bowl to urge fans to help provide access to safe drinking water for people in developing nations. Now the beer giant and their longstanding partner, Water.org, are contextualizing the basic need of water and bringing the message to life – beyond the safety of TV screens and couches and into the unsuspecting real world.

Xylem Volunteers Participate in EarthEcho’s Water Challenge on World Water Monitoring Day

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Last fall, Xylem Watermark volunteers from Yellow Springs, Ohio spent World Water Monitoring Day with EarthEcho at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, participating in water education activities for more than 100 students from surrounding schools. Volunteers joined EarthEcho co-founder and President Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Expanding the Vision for Funding Water Projects

Refining the national approach to funding water infrastructure projects
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, spoke to the North Carolina State Water Infrastructure Authority, the independent body with primary responsibility for awarding both federal and state funding, on the topic of One Water and its relationship to infrastructure funding on December 13, 2017. In this post, he shares his perspective on how communities can make the best use of limited water infrastructure funding. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 35,800 Hours in 2017

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, logged more than 35,800 volunteer hours in 2017, participating in activities aimed at providing and protecting safe water resources in communities and educating people about water issues.

Oil Spill Response Planning: Looking Forward to 2018

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In 2018, changes will come regarding federal regulations that require railroads to write oil spill response plans (OSRPs) when they are transporting crude oil or other flammable materials.

Antea Group blogs about what you can do to prepare for these regulatory changes.

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Keep America Beautiful Announces Winners of “How Will You…End Littering?” Video Contest

Two High School Students Receive National Award in Video Contest Focusing on Litter Prevention
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, announced the national Grand Prize Winners of its “How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest, which was open to high school students from grades 9-12.

LIXIL Takes the Lead in Affordable and Clean Toilets for Developing Nations

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LIXIL Group Corp. has been offering affordable and clean toilets to help enhance sanitation in developing nations.

The major toilet and housing equipment manufacturer has put in place 1.2 million units of the “safe toilet,” known as SATO, in developing countries through donations by citizens’ groups and foundations as well as LIXIL's direct sales.

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Ecocentricity Blog: So What Epoch Is It Again?

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

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