Water security is an area of resource security concerned specifically with the safety and security of the water supply. Worldwide, water security is a growing issue which is complicated by a number of different factors. Many governments have identified it as a priority, with government agencies which handle topics like the environment and national security being tasked with protecting the water supply.
In an historic action that will protect people’s health and the environment, and benefit riverfront communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed a plan to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles … Continued
U.S. utilities have even more reason to be concerned about the country’s water supply. A new survey of major U.S. corporations reveals that most companies believe water challenges will significantly worsen in the next five years, but the majority of … Continued
Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting … Continued
Surface water is water on the surface of the planet such as in a stream, river, lake, wetland, or ocean. It can be contrasted with groundwater and atmospheric water. Only 2.5% of the Earth’s water is freshwater, and 98.8% of that water is in ice and groundwater.
A mass die-off of scallops near Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island is being linked to the increasingly acidic waters that are threatening marine life and aquatic industries along the West Coast. Rob Saunders, CEO of Island Scallops, estimates his company has … Continued
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies like lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment remove harmful compounds. Securewaters designed a early warning monitoring solution that detects the effect that these 6 types of … Continued
The SecureWaters AquaSentinel water quality monitoring system has been selected as a finalist in the SXSW Eco Startup competition. We are very excited and honored to participate in this prestigious event. It will be held in Austin, TX at the … Continued
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sep 12, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SecureWaters announced the launch of AquaSentinel, a new bio-sensor device that will provide widespread water quality data, giving water a global voice. AquaSentinel is the only remotely installable device of its kind … Continued