RESILIENCY SOLUTIONS & INSIGHT FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
Emperor Brown's New Groove?
As the California legislative session came to a close, perhaps the most important (and polarizing) piece of legislation had to have been Governor Brown’s Water Conservation Ordinance. By demanding a statewide 25 percent water consumption reduction, Governor Brown is the latest in a long line of historical lawmakers that implemented such water conservation laws.
Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Shines As Aquifer Recharge Solution
Decentralized wastewater treatment systems have come a long way. Learn how new advancements have broadened their potential and may provide relief to fast-depleting groundwater resources.
A Future Without Waste
What the road to full resource recovery looks like and how to get on it.
The Top Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Projects In North America
CG/LA Infrastructure has released its annual ‘Strategic 100 North America’ report, a ranking of the highest-value public projects set to move forward in the next 18 months, and only nine of the 100 are from the water/wastewater sector. What gives?
Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater
It supplies drinking water for more than half of the total U.S. population and greater than 95 percent of the rural population. It helps grow our food because more than 60 percent of it is used for irrigation to grow crops. It's an important component in many industrial processes, and it’s a source to recharge lakes, rivers, and wetlands.
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Technology Helps To Inspire Community-WWTP Relationships
The relationship between the wastewater treatment plant and the community it serves is a delicate one. Unfortunately, politics gets involved because many plant improvements are purchased with municipal bonds.
People Leverage Technology To Transform Plant Processes
Regardless of how the many wastewater treatment plants across North America and the world are configured, their missions are the same. At the core of their operations, these facilities are charged with maximizing the efficiency of managing their wastewater and water resources.
A Water Network For Economic Vitality
Those in the water industry know water is essential for life and brings economic value, but the economic role of water is often not as well understood by the general public. This paper reviews the history and development of our transportation, electrical, and energy infrastructure and then presents a plan for our nation’s water to be augmented from where we have it abundantly to where we badly need it.
VSD Value: Why You Should Invest In Variable Speed Drives
A Q&A with Matthew Gormley and Gerald Dixon of Schneider Electric, who explain the functionality, operational advantages, and cost savings associated with variable speed drives (VSDs).
7 Things To Consider Before A Smart Meter Rollout
More than 45% of installed water meters in North America are equipped with automated meter reading technology, according to a recent IHS Technology 2014 report (“Water Meters Report – 2014”).
Paper Cautions Against Oversimplified Interpretation Of GRACE Groundwater Data
NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) has provided useful information about global groundwater depletion, but insufficient attention has been placed on its limitations, concludes a paper published in Groundwater, a journal of the National Ground Water Association.
NSF Invests $40M In Research Infrastructure For Earthquake, Wind And Water Hazards
Recognizing the national need for resilience against multiple natural hazards, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has initiated a new chapter in hazards research with a $40M investment in Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI).
Ultra Electronics, 3eTI And ISA To Conduct Webinar On Cybersecurity Best Practices
International Society of Automation (ISA) recently announces it will jointly deliver a live industrial cybersecurity webinar in late September with one of its ISA Promotional Partners, Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, a leading cyber-technology company with products and solutions that secure critical infrastructure and improve operational efficiency.
Early Registration Ends Sept. 15 For AWWA's Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition
The American Water Works Association is hosting its second annual Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition in Bethesda, Md. Oct. 13 - 16. The early registration deadline is Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. MT for AWWA members.
NSF Invests $20M To Enhance Resilience Of Critical Infrastructure
Americans rely upon critical infrastructure systems to provide services such as clean water, electricity, transportation and healthcare.
How The Internet Of Things Could Revolutionise Flood Planning
The potential for smart technology to minimise the risk of flooding will be one of the hot topics of an international meeting of experts in London in October.
New RAND Study Finds Climate Change Could Have Significant Impact On The Nation’s Water Quality Implementation Plans
Water quality implementation plans developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its state, local, and tribal partners to meet Clean Water Act requirements may be vulnerable to climate change and other future challenges, a new RAND study has found.
Beyond Security’s beSTORM Receives Recognition As Communication Robustness Testing Tool For Use In ISASecure Cybersecurity Certification Program
The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announced recently that the beSTORM software security testing tool from Beyond Security has been formally recognized for official use by certification bodies in the ISASecure industrial automation and control system (IACS) cybersecurity certification program.
ISA Security Compliance Institute Issues Update To ISASecure EDSA And SSA Cybersecurity Certifications
The ISA Security Compliance Institute, which manages the ISASecure cybersecurity certification scheme for industrial automation and control systems (IACS), announced recently updates to certification requirements for the Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) certification and System Security Assurance (SSA) certification.
Ramboll: New Business Division Strengthens North American Presence
As a result of the acquisition of the US based environment consultancy Environ, Ramboll has recently established a new business division dedicated to water related projects.