Drinking Water

New Black & Veatch Water and Wastewater Report Provides Insight into Water Rates in Top 50 U.S. Cities

Report offers benchmarking data to help cities, utilities plan for financial resilience
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Across the U.S., water and wastewater management is gaining greater attention as cities and utilities grapple with rising rates for water and sewer services, the direct result of aging infrastructure, rising operational costs, evolving capital funding mechanisms and regulatory requirements.

Educating 5 Million Rural Bangladeshi Children on Health, Hygiene and Safe Drinking Water

Unilever Bangladesh is improving the health, hygiene and livelihoods of millions of Bangladeshis through child-focused mass education campaigns alongside the sale of their products
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DHAKA, Bangladesh, January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumer goods giant Unilever Bangladesh has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to educate an additional 5 million rural children on handwashing and tooth-brushing, ensure access to safe drinking water for over 1 million people, and ensure above minimum wage employment for thousands by 2021.

Colorado Dam Expansion to Substantially Improve Water Supply, Reliability

Black & Veatch to bring project management expertise to Gross Reservoir Expansion Project
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DENVER, May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/  – Black & Veatch has been selected to provide program management services to Denver Water on the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project.

Antea Group Case Study: Ensuring Safe Drinking Water State-Wide

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A state environmental agency contracted with Antea Group to assist in the execution of a state-wide clean drinking water program. Program objectives included the development of an efficient and standardized program to monitor for chemical and biological contaminants across more than 6,500 public water systems.

P&G - A Decade of Sharing Clean Drinking Water

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P&G brands have been in the business of cleaning for over 175 years. More than a decade ago, a P&G scientist developed a powdered cleaning technology he believed had the potential to change lives. Today, these P&G packets have helped millions of people make dirty, dangerous water clean and drinkable.

Visit the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program site to learn more
 

Most Schools Meet New USDA Drinking Water Mandate; More Steps Needed to Encourage Consumption

According to New Study Published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Philadelphia, PA, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/– A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality.

Sustainability Planning and Water Management

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It is an old saying, “You never miss the water until the well goes dry“. In many parts of the world, water is plentiful and safe. However, there are many places where water is scarce and not safe. 97.5% is salt water, and the rest of the water isn’t always accessible or drinkable.

Scientists tell us that less than 1% of the world’s water supply is drinkable or potable. A good portion of that water is underground, in snow and ice, or in lakes.

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