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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Updated list of publicly traded water stocks for March 2011

Investorideas.com and its water stocks investor portal update the water stocks directory for March  

Water Stocks March 2011


3M Co. (NYSE:MMM) 3M Water Filtration Products lower up-front & operating costs and help protect against the effects of scale & sediment for longer equipment life. Recipe Quality Water™ for the foodservice industry. A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets.

A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China.

Aalberts Industries N.V. (Amsterdam:AALB.AS) is an international industrial group with two core activities, Industrial Services and Flow Control. Aalberts Industries offers a wide range of products for the distribution and control of liquids and gases for residential new-build, renovation and maintenance and commercial buildings including sprinkler systems and solar powered systems for the circulation and heating of water. Aalberts Industries also supplies floor heating and building management systems for controlling the flow and temperature of water. The product portfolio for sanitary and associated piping systems includes (luxury) taps. Utility companies are an important customer group for Aalberts Industries. The wide range of products and systems supplied to water and gas companies covers every link in the chain from the primary network to the meters installed in buildings and includes systems that enable meters to be read remotely. Repairs, for example of leaks, are also carried out with the help of own products.

AbTech Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:ABHD) has been a privately held company since its founding over a decade ago as a startup R&D venture. AbTech Industries' operations have been funded by over $20 million invested to-date. Its patented Smart Sponge® technology is a unique and innovative chemically selective polymer technology capable of removing hydrocarbons, sediment and other foreign elements from still (ponds, lakes and marinas) or flowing water (curbside drains, pipe outflows, rivers and oceans). The product is installed in over 15,000 locations across America and in 8 foreign countries. AbTech Industries is currently working on a variety of efforts to deploy its technology throughout the US public sector and DOD markets.

ACEA SpA (Milan:ACE.MI) is an industrial Group which focuses on the consolidation and creation of value from its two main activities, energy and water. Stock market listed since 1999, it deals with the management of energy, environmental and water services: the production, sale and distribution of energy, the development of renewable sources, the disposal and creation of energy from waste, the public and artistic lighting, and an integrated water service (aqueducts, sewerage and purification). Acea has always taken seriously its corporate social responsibility, and pays particular attention to all stakeholders, profitability, service quality and sustainable development.

Acegas-APS S.p.A (Milan:AEG.MI) is active in the management and distribution of water, electricity and gas, in the collection and treatment of waste as well as in the main municipal services.

AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE:ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 52,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $7 billion during the twelve months ending December 31, 2010.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company’s 18,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal 2010. WATER ANALYSIS: The Agilent 7500x ICP-MS with Octopole Reaction System (ORS3) technology combines the required sensitivity with high throughput for the identification and quantification of metallic and organometallic species in addition to total metals.

Aguas Andinas S.A. (SCL:AGUASA) is a Chile-based company engaged in the provision of sanitation services, supply of potable water and the collection and disposal of waste water. It operates in two segments, Water segment and Non Water segment. Water segment is involved in sanitation services that allow the delivery of products and services of production and distribution of potable water together with the collection and treatment of waste water. This segment is covered by the Company’s subsidiaries, namely Aguas Andinas SA, Aguas Cordilleras SA, Aguas Manquehue SA and Essal SA through the intermediary of Iberaguas Ltda. Non Water segment is involved in services related to environmental analysis, industrial waste treatment and engineering services such as sales of products related to sanitation services.This segment is covered by the Company’s subsidiaries, namely EcoRiles SA, Anam SA and Gestion y Servicios SA.

AIR WATER INC.(TYO:4088) serves as an essential factor in the processes which form the basis of healthcare, welfare, and daily life, as well as of industry. We provide extra peace of mind by responding to the innovations constantly ongoing in industry and society with advanced solutions which maximize their effectiveness. The Chemical Business a core business area of AWI, in which we have been creating a number of unique businesses under the business concept of “developing proprietary technologies to make a global contribution.” The main pillars are the Coal Chemical Business that supplies basic chemical products and fine chemical products, and the Magnesia Business and the Salt Manufacturing Businesses that effectively utilize seawater resources. Other business includes the home delivery of our proprietary mineral water.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Oil and Gas Clean Technology News; Wescorp (OTCBB:WSCE) Helps Alberta's Oil Patch to Get a Little Greener

CALGARY, ALBERTA - February 24, 2011 (Investorideas.com Water Stocks Newswire) - Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTC.BB:WSCE), a clean water technology company focused on implementing its cost-effective solutions into several markets, including the oil & gas and marine industries, announced today that its 2,000 bpd (barrel per day) H2Omaxx fluid treatment unit is operating at a third party waste disposal and treatment facility located in Rycroft, Alberta. The ERCB Alberta regulatory approval to operate the H2Omaxx unit at the site is in place. Treatment processes include both single pass and batch treatment, on a range of fluids. "Single pass" is where the fluid is treated within the unit. "Batch treatment" is where the fluid is treated in larger volumes, utilizing the customer's on-site tanks, which enables the treatment of larger volumes of fluids.
The unit has now commenced its 45 day customer validation period. Wescorp and the customer will both receive a range of treatment and general operating data from the H2Omaxx unit.
About Wescorp
Wescorp (www.wescorpenergy.com) is a clean water technology company focused on implementing its superior yet low-cost solutions into the oil and gas production industry.
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Bibicoff + MacInnis, Inc.
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Update of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

..Many months later Gulf of Mexico bottom shows little sign of recovery, but many dead critters




By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press
The Canadian Press – Sat, 19 Feb, 2011 9:14 PM EST



Oil covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater …



BP partners Reliance in $7.2 billion Indian oil hunt

Tue, 22 Feb, 2011 1:01 AM EST



Libyan unrest causes oil chaos

Tue, 22 Feb, 2011 10:37 AM EST



BP plans to sell all its oil, gas fields in southern North Sea

Tue, 22 Feb, 2011 7:41 AM EST



Factbox: Libyan oil production, exports, customers

Tue, 22 Feb, 2011 8:04 AM EST

....WASHINGTON - Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor.



That report is at odds with a recent report by the BP spill compensation czar that said nearly all will be well by 2012.

full news article http://ca.news.yahoo.com/gulf-mexico-bottom-shows-little-sign-recovery-bp-20110219-152454-973.html


At a science conference in Washington on Saturday, marine scientist Samantha Joye of the University of Georgia aired early results of her December submarine dives around the BP spill site. She went to places she had visited in the summer and expected the oil and residue from oil-munching microbes would be gone by then. It wasn't.




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