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Socially Sustainable: Antea Group Employees Get Their Hands Dirty


Antea Group recently published our 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting our commitment to creating Better Business, Better World®. One of the ways we show this commitment is by compensating all employees for up to 8 hours per year to volunteer at the organization of their choice.

Tetra Tech is Using Innovative Technology to Recharge the Groundwater in Southern California

Treating 14 million gallons per day of secondary effluent to reduce reliance on imported water for 4 million people
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The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), selected Tetra Tech to design the Ground Water Reliability Improvement Project (GRIP). Tetra Tech used multiple technologies to treat secondary effluent to a near distilled water quality and re-inject into the groundwater basin. The effluent will be treated at a higher level than drinking water with less impurities or constituents in the water, allowing for a high-quality groundwater recharge.

How Food Waste Reduction Can Save Wildlife

By Pete Pearson, Director of Food Waste at World Wildlife Fund

Biodiversity is a crucial marker of Earth’s environmental health. The more diverse and abundant life is on this planet, the more resilient our landscapes and cities are to disease, drought, storms and other threats.

Unlocking Opportunities and Advancing Practice: Reflections from World Water Week, Stockholm


Over 3,100 leaders from business, government, civil society and academia gathered at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. They brought worldwide experience and knowledge covering numerous aspects of water - including conservation, development and governance.

At the event, WBCSD played an important role in facilitating multi-stakeholder collaborations, while showcasing business innovations and best practice on water.

Cox Enterprises Achieves 100,000 Ton Recycling Milestone

Milestone achieved during 10-year anniversary of Cox Conserves
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises today announced that the company has recycled more than 100,000 tons of materials since 2013. This milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary of the company’s Cox Conserves sustainability program, which has a goal of achieving zero waste to landfill by 2024.  

Students from the United States Take Top Honor at Prestigious Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Team from Bangladesh awarded Diploma of Excellence for their water research project
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., September 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, congratulates  Rachel Chang and  Ryan Thorpe of the United States, the winners of the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research.

Newmont Case Study: Creating Potable Water Sources for Generations to Come

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At the base of our newest operation – the Long Canyon mine near the cities of West Wendover and Wendover on the Nevada-Utah border – is the Big Spring, an important water source that the two communities once depended on. Recognizing early on that our mining activities might potentially impact this source, we engaged technical experts and both communities to work in partnership on sharing this vital resource.

Manos al Agua is Finalist in 2017 Digital Transformation with Social Impact Awards

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August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The 2017 ANDICOM Congress of digital transformation, led by CINTEL (ICT Research and Development Center), in Cartagena, hosted the first edition of the 2017 Digital Business Transformation Awards, which recognize Colombian companies that have remarkably contributed to their organizations and society through technology.

The Manos al Agua-Intelligent Water Management Project was among the three finalists in the category of Social Impact, in which 40 projects took part. The recognition was awarded by CINTEL and WaterHouseCoopers.

Xylem Joins Water Industry Leaders and Policy Influencers at World Water Week 2017 to Advance Water and Wastewater Management Practices

Company will co-convene two workshops and continue its long-standing sponsorship of the Stockholm Water Prize and Stockholm Junior Water Prize
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- At World Water Week 2017 in StockholmXylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, will lead and participate in forums focused on accelerating the smarter management of water and wastewater.

4 Innovative Projects from Stockholm Junior Water Prize Finalists


The Stockholm Junior Water Prize brings together young innovators from around the world who have created new solutions to growing water challenges. This year, a record 33 countries have participated, presenting new solutions for water treatment, agriculture and water reuse.


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