Tag Archives: WATER

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Eni partner over nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

Over 20 million euro to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest and to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. ROME, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to acquire leading Indian manufacturer of joining technology made of thermoplastic materials

Maintal, Germany, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To further expand its market position in the water management business, NORMA Group signed an agreement to acquire Kimplas Piping Systems Ltd. (“Kimplas”) on April 6, 2018. Kimplas is a leading Indian manufacturer of … Read the full press release

Scientists used UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to improve our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice

SWINDON, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New research undertaken by scientists using the UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is improving our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice and this knowledge will be of importance to any future study where … Read the full press release

Universities of Bristol and Tokyo collaboration attempted a novel route to understand what makes a liquid behave like water

The properties of water have fascinated scientists for centuries, but yet its unique behaviour remains a mystery. BRISTOL, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, a … Read the full press release

Professors Mark van Loosdrecht and Bruce Rittmann named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment

Professors Mark van Loosdrecht (Delft University of Technology) and Bruce Rittmann (Arizona State University) are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment. By developing microbiological processes in wastewater treatment, they have demonstrated the possibilities to … Read the full press release

Eni and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to foster access to safe and clean water in Nigeria

This is the first initiative promoted in the FAO – Eni collaboration. Within this project, FAO will provide support in identifying the areas of intervention for the wells as well as technical expertise and know-how in the targeted areas, whereas … Read the full press release

Veolia’s Chairman and CEO Antoine Frérot: 2014 results particularly satisfying and exceeded our objectives


European Union and UNESCO to strengthen their cooperation on education, culture, science and technology, water and oceans, and freedom of expression

Brussels, Belgium, 08-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union have today announced they will strengthen their cooperation and scale up their joint operations on areas of mutual interest, such as education, culture, … Read the full press release

European Environment Agency: 94% of bathing sites in EU meet minimum standards for water quality

Brussels, 22-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ninety-four per cent of bathing sites in the European Union meet minimum standards for water quality, according to the European Environment Agency’s annual report on bathing water quality in Europe. Water quality is excellent at 78 % … Read the full press release

EC call for proposals to fund 45 eco-innovations throughout Europe, ends 5 September 2013

Brussels, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has launched a call for proposals of EUR 31.5 million for the best 45 eco-innovation projects. Businesses throughout Europe have until 5 September 2013 to put in their proposals for bringing novel environmental solutions to … Read the full press release

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water to upgrade the sewer network in Cimla, Neath

Welsh Water begins £500,000 investment in Cimla 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has begun work on a major investment project to upgrade the sewer network in Cimla, Neath. The not-for-profit company is investing nearly £500,000 to replace … Read the full press release

EC adopts new strategy to encourage use of green infrastructure

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and … Read the full press release

Janez Potočnik: Towards Green Growth: Seizing Business Opportunities

Janez Potočnik – European Commissioner for Environment Green Economy Forum (Dublin Chamber of Commerce) Dublin, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, People in Europe are looking for ways to recover from the devastation of the economic and financial crisis. Governments are searching … Read the full press release

Environment: Commission recognises innovative water management solutions

Brussels, 4-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has announced the winners of this year’s European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards. The six winning organisations showed excellence in respecting and safeguarding the environment, and in applying innovative solutions to improve their water … Read the full press release