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Nestlé Working to Achieve Water Efficiency

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Water is vital to our operations, used for washing and processing raw materials, cooling and cleaning equipment, hygiene and our bottled water business. We continue to reduce, reuse and recycle water across our business through water-saving innovations and technologies. Altogether, our U.S. factories are withdrawing 10% less water per ton of product than they did five years ago.

Green Infrastructure Approaches Help Mimic Natural Water Cycles

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Green infrastructure is an approach to stormwater management that protects, restores or mimics the natural water cycle. Natural processes can be used to provide important services by protecting against flooding or excessive heat, or helping to improve air, soil and water quality. When nature is utilized in an infrastructure system, it is called “green infrastructure”, whereas “gray infrastructure” is the term often used for engineered structures. Green infrastructure is most often associated with stormwater management systems. 

Xylem Bypass Pumping Solution Helps Protect the Mojave Desert

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In December 2010, storms damaged a main sewer pipeline in the Mojave Desert, causing an environmental catastrophe. Xylem was called in to create an emergency bypass pumping solution to stop millions of gallons of raw sewage spilling into the Mojave River.

Xylem Executives Participate in 2016 American Water Summit

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RYE BROOK, NY December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) executives are participating in the 2016 American Water Summit from December 5 – 7 in Miami, Florida.

Climate Change Goes Primetime for National Geographic's First-Ever Earth Week

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For six consecutive nights this fall, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic devoted its primetime television slate to programming that addressed the topic of climate change. Between Sunday, October 30, and Friday, November 4, 2016, viewers followed Leonardo DiCaprio across five continents to explore the effects of climate change on our communities in Before the Flood; they journeyed to India with David Letterman to understand the country’s energy challenges in the season premiere of Years of Living Dangerously; and they joined dozens of National Geographi

Aramark Enhances Green Thread™ Environmental Sustainability Platform

Establishes new Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Policy; Announces Food Waste Partnership with LeanPath
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PHILADELPHIA, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms today announced a refreshed and enhanced  Green ThreadTM environmental sustainability platform. Green Thread brings to life Aramark’s commitments and programs focused on responsible sourcing, waste minimization, operational efficiency and transportation management.

Reconceiving the Water Challenge: Turning Scarcity Into Abundance

From Old Mutual's Tomorrow 2016
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While there may be sufficient physical sources of water, behavioural patterns often lead to water scarcity. That which may be abundant effectively becomes scarce through waste, poor pricing, inefficient allocation or the inability of human systems to keep up with the latest technologies. However, institutions can foster decisions that take us on a path from scarcity back to abundance.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $10 Million Contract for Endangered Species Protection in Vietnam

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Pasadena, Calif. December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $10 million, single-award contract to reduce wildlife crime on endangered and threatened species in Vietnam.

Microgrids Should Be a Key Element in Power Grid Modernization

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Modernization of the U.S. power grid will not only require replacement of old components with new ones, it will also need to account for larger amounts of renewable energy and distributed generation. This movement is causing utilities to consider microgrids as a part of the solution. 

How Advances in Digital Technology are Unlocking Water’s Circular Potential

Written by Ecolab, in collaboration with The Circulars
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Written by Ecolab, in collaboration with The Circulars

Water, at its essence, is powerful and ever moving. It is essential to the production and delivery of virtually every good and service. It is the lifeblood of communities and economies. From agriculture to manufacturing, transportation to power generation, water enables progress and propels us forward.

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