RESILIENCY SOLUTIONS & INSIGHT FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
How To Recognize, Strategize, And Monetize Water Risk
There’s no denying that conversations are readily available on all types of “costs” of addressing the global water crisis: the cost to the environment; the cost to be paid by future generations; the costs of not keeping on top of water infrastructure maintenance and reinforcement; the cost to private households, etc.
Climbing Higher For A Better View: Keys To Successful Water Management
Many utilities are moving to a traditional business mindset rather than continuing as largely compliance-driven entities. This is challenging leaders to apply asset management and smart infrastructure strategies, to become more programmatic in managing water, and to consider the big picture in addressing public needs.
Utility Transformation — From WWTP To Reuse Facility
Facing state Department of Environmental Quality mandates, an Arizona wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) took on a large-scale expansion project and effluent-quality upgrade to become a state-of-the-art water reclamation facility.
NASA: Megadroughts Projected For American West
NASA scientists used tree rings to understand past droughts and climate models incorporating soil moisture data to estimate future drought risk in the 21st century.
5 Ways To Ensure Utility Resiliency
Following six years of research, The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread helps water and wastewater utilities navigate the uncertain future, sharing best practices for resiliency, sustainability, and water security.
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REGULATION UPDATES FOR UTILITY MANAGEMENT
Sensor Maintenance Made Easy With Predictive Diagnosis
As winter sets in across the country, those trips outside to take a reading or conduct scheduled maintenance on your water quality instruments aren’t quite so inviting. But what if your instruments could save you the trip? Predictive diagnosis is set to become the operator’s new best friend.
4 Signs You Are Ready To Upgrade Your Wastewater Treatment Plant
There are a whole variety of reasons why operators and managers come to the decision that its time to upgrade their wastewater treatment plants.
On-Site Chlorine Generation: The Answer For This Reuse System
By making hypochlorite solution only as needed, the compact Constant Chlor unit brings efficiency, consistency to water reuse system.
A New York Integrator Compares Hosted And Traditional SCADA
The typical SCADA system is a diverse collection of hardware and software spread over a large geographical area.
Water Management And Sustainability In Canadian Cities
With climate change already showing adverse effects on our local resources, people, landscapes and infrastructure, what does this mean for the future of sustainable Canadian cities?
USDA To Invest $84M To Help Communities In 13 States Recover From Natural Disasters
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest an additional $84M through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to help disaster recovery efforts through more than 150 projects in 13 states.
10 Years Later, Water Facility Cold Case May Be Reopened
A decade-old tragedy at a water facility may get a second look this year.
Water Treatment Plants Scramble After Train Carrying Crude Oil Explodes
A CSX-owned train carrying millions of pounds of crude oil derailed and exploded Monday afternoon in West Virginia, leaking its contents near the Kanawha River, a drinking water source for two counties.
Innovyze Releases SWMMLive Generation V5.5, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater And Watershed Modeling
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting, modeling and management of urban drainage systems.
Climate Action Plan Toolkit: EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Virtual Climate Resilience Toolkit, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of the Climate Adjustment Tool for EPA’s Stormwater Management Model – a widely-used, downloadable online stormwater simulation model.
ECS Delivers Rejuvenated Flood Defence For EA
Maintaining flood defence equipment is a vital aspect of the Environment Agency's role and in many cases it uses engineering partners, such as ECS Engineering Services to plan, design, fabricate and install new equipment.
Secretary Jewell Announces $50 Million For Western Drought Response
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the Bureau of Reclamation is making $50 million in funds available immediately for drought relief projects throughout the West — including nearly $20 million for California’s Central Valley Project.
Innovyze Releases ICMLive Generation V5.5, Raising The Bar For Real-Time Operational Forecasting, Modeling And Management Of Urban And Rural Catchments
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its ICMLive for timely, accurate and reliable catchment forecasts.
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Releases Civil Works Strategic Plan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released its "Sustainable Solutions to America's Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan 2014-2018" that articulates five goals that will guide USACE into the future
Drought And Flood Prediction Gets Boost From New Texas Network And NASA Satellite
A new network of underground sensors in the Texas Hill Country will arm those responsible for managing the state’s finite water supply with vital information for determining the chances of drought and dangerous floods.