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VIDEO | What’s Cool @ Target Field: Pentair Water Recycling

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Pentair is a leading global water technology company dedicated to delivering smart, sustainable water solutions for life.

Making Connections With the Next Generation of Water Managers

Connecting with graduate students regarding Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is helping to advance needed changes in global and domestic water management
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, discusses how educating water resources graduate students about Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is an essential part of shifting the global and domestic water management paradigm to address today’s challenges. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Americans Say That Clean Water Is the Most Important Factor to Living a Healthy Lifestyle, According to Second Annual Study from Nestlé Waters North America

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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities
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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities

Kimberly-Clark Recognized at SBA Singapore for its Commitment to Sustainable Business

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Kimberly-Clark and its employees in Asia Pacific received two honors at the Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) Singapore for its sustainable business best-practices in the areas of waste productivity and water management.

Encouraging Science-minded Girls With Project Scientist

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Although women fill nearly half of all jobs in the U.S., they hold less than 25% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. A nonprofit camp in Charlotte is working to close this gender gap with help from local companies like Duke Energy.

VIDEO | Investing in Bamboo to Curb Floods in Kenya

In Kenya, floods and landslides killed around 100 people and displaced nearly 300,000 between March and May 2018. Smallholder farmers along the Upper Tana River basin are now investing in bamboo trees to curb floods.
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Many of the Kenyan communities affected by floods and landslides this year were already struggling to recover from the 2017 drought - a result of a failed rainy season in 2016 and unusually high temperatures.

"The rainfall patterns have completely shifted. We are receiving more torrential rains of high intensity, accompanied by flooding," Catherine Muthuri, a research scientist at the World Agroforestry Center in Nairobi, told DW.

Helping Samsung Save Water and Improve Operations in Texas

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August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - At its plant in Austin, Texas, Samsung produces chips that go into mobile devices. Precise temperature and humidity control are essential to the fabrication of semiconductors, which is why these facilities have large chiller operations. They also consume significant amounts of Ultra Pure Water (UPW) and generate substantial wastewater.

Sands ECO360 Executive Profile: Pranav Jampani, Director of Sustainability

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Pranav Jampani has been surrounded by some form of sustainability throughout his academic life and career. It’s only fitting that as the director of sustainability at The VenetianThe Palazzo and Sands Expo, Jampani works to effectively integrate sustainability into the resort’s practices, processes, and culture.

I Love A Clean San Diego Protects Summertime Celebrations from Litter With Clean Beach Coalition

I Love A Clean San Diego installs temporary trash and recycling bins to ensure beaches stay clean over long summer holiday weekends.
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One of the best ways people choose to spend their summer holidays is on the beach — especially in sunny San Diego. During the summer holiday season, families and friends flock to the coast. In response to the influx of locals and tourists, I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) and the San Diego Clean Beach Coalition (SDCBC) place 200 temporary trash and recycling bins along some of the city’s busiest beaches to reduce the amount of beach and marine litter.

Keep America Beautiful Applauds Passage of Save Our Seas Act

Bipartisan Congressional Vote Paves Way for Government, NGOs and Corporations to Tackle Scourge of Marine Debris
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National community improvement nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, as a founding member of the Ocean Conservancy’s Trash Free Seas Alliance, applauds the passage of the S. 756 Save Our Seas (SOS) Act in a bipartisan vote in the U.S.

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