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Helping to Bring Clean, Potable Water to Mkutani, Tanzania

Supporting Engineers Without Borders to provide a Tanzanian community with clean drinking water
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Through its Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA Grant Program, Tetra Tech supports projects that help communities in developing countries meet their basic human needs. The grant program provides funding to individual projects with which U.S.-based Tetra Tech associates are involved. The Mkutani, Tanzania, Water Supply Project, run by the EWB Boston Professional Chapter (EWB-Boston), was a 2016 grant recipient.

Daimler and Caritas Project Cooperation

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Daimler and Caritas International intend to cooperate for the next three years on water projects in semi-arid regions in India, Brazil and Mozambique.

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Daimler and Caritas International intend to cooperate for the next three years on water projects in semi-arid regions in India, Brazil and Mozambique.

Corona Takes Back the Beach

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An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans each year, making ocean trash a serious environmental threat to the ecosystem and the many islands that depend on pristine beaches to boost tourism.

Water's New Normal

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Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch’s water business, discusses the importance of industry collaboration for more sustainable water systems. Adapting to climate change, exploring integrated planning and engaging with ratepayers are just some of the ways water leaders are evolving in their "new normal."

Xylem’s Ozone Treatment Provides Cleaner Water in Vietnam

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The Vietnamese government has ambitious goals for providing cleaner drinking water to its citizens. With Xylem’s ozone treatment technology now installed at a plant in Ho Chi Minh City, 1.5 million people have access to cleaner water. Learn more about how the new ozone system works.

Goals: safe drinking water and better treatment

On World Environment Day, Las Vegas Sands Announces Results of Sustainability Challenge

Global Team Member campaign reduces food waste
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LAS VEGAS , June 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During the month of May, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) Team Members around the globe participated in the company's annual Sands ECO360 Clean Plate Challenge, a campaign aligned with the company's sustainability program to reduce food waste.

Black & Veatch: Water Utility Leaders Driving Toward Sustainability

Latest Strategic Directions Report examines role of data analytics and true cost of delivery
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 6, 2017/3BL Media/ – Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges posed by aging infrastructure.

Celebrating World Environment Day with Product Innovations

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Today marks the United Nation’s World Environment Day, a day designed to encourage worldwide awareness and action for environmental protection. But this day is more than just a personal celebration of environmental action. It’s an opportunity to recognize that environmental excellence is not just corporate social responsibility, but a critical business driver to foster growth and create value.

Xylem Affirms Its Strong Support for the Paris Climate Agreement

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Following yesterday's announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, Xylem, a leading global water technology company, issued the following statement:

AkzoNobel Partners With the Ocean Cleanup for Largest Clean-up in History

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June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The complete removal of plastic from the world's oceans has moved a step closer after AkzoNobel joined forces with The Ocean Cleanup to help turn the tide on marine pollution.

The partnership involves AkzoNobel providing advanced, biocide-free coatings technology for all the devices and equipment used by The Ocean Cleanup for the next five years.

It represents a major contribution to the organization's landmark efforts to clear plastic from our oceans. The cleaning is due to begin in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the next 12 months.

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