The UK dairy industry has reduced GHG emissions associated with milk production by 24%, improved water efficiency by nearly 24% and boosted energy efficiency by 18%, according to Dairy UK’s Dairy Roadmap. Overall, UK dairy farmers seem to be serious about environmental responsibility, with 70% of them currently taking action to … Read more »
California is one step closer to a more resilient and secure water future for our communities, environment, and economy thanks to the passage of two bills in Sacramento last week. The pair of bills, SB 606 by Senator Hertzberg and AB 1668 by Assembly Member Friedman, build on lessons learned … Read more »
When photos from the megafires that blazed through New Mexico appeared on the screen, several people gasped. The Cerro Grande fire in 2000 burned 43,000 to 48,000 acres and cost Los Alamos National Laboratory $331 million, not including productivity. The Las Conchas fire in 2011 cost $15.7 million. Then two … Read more »
For industrial and remediation water treatment systems, long-term operational costs (OPEX) can vastly outweigh the initial capital expenditure – especially as the system approaches the end of its useful life. Unfortunately, and understandably, treatment system design tends to focus on the treatment efficacy and often neglects
Small businesses apparently want more help understanding and accessing the potential benefits of the retail water market in England before they take the plunge to switch their retail water services. It’s been a year since changes to the water market now allow businesses to purchase retail water services from the … Read more »
In-depth: The new, environmentally sustainable Bentley Arena at Bentley University has received LEED platinum certification, an honor which highlights the university’s “continued rise as an innovative, nationally-recognized business university,” the school claims. The article also includes the arena’s sustainable elements, partners, and a look at other sustainable stadiums.
Smart water meter installations are expected to grow globally from 13.8 million units in 2017 to 82.1 million units by 2026, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Growth is being led by water-stressed countries shifting away from traditional water meters and driven by as government leaders changing … Read more »
Todd Brady, global public affairs and sustainability director for Intel, leads corporate-wide sustainability initiatives. “We’ve been working on this for 20-plus years and did the easy stuff a long time ago,” he told us last fall. Here’s a quick look at what Brady does, along with an update on the company’s projects.