RESILIENCY SOLUTIONS & INSIGHT FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
The Proliferation Of Cyber Threats To Water And Wastewater
The likelihood of a successful cyber attack against the water and wastewater industry is a direct result of a growing threat landscape. Without appropriate cybersecurity in place, anyone with malicious intent could access the network and contaminate or cease the treatment and distribution of water.
Climate Change Is Upon Us — How Will You Plan For Its Impacts?
Believe it or not, municipalities are seeing changes in the environment, and are moved to act accordingly.
The Climate Game-Changer
Changing climates, however, may be a game-changer for interstate conflict. Three findings from experts in the Lower Missouri River Basin (LMRB) merit further study.
Quick-Response Maintenance Team Minimizes Cost And Impact Of Pump Outage
When water makes contact with the electrical controls in a wastewater treatment plant the results can be costly, and the response can test a plant’s major service supplier.
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.
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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”).
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.
New Paper In Groundwater Highlights Carbon Sequestration Relating To Climate Change
The National Ground Water Association’s flagship technical journal, Groundwater has just published a review paper focusing on carbon sequestration in saline aquifers to mitigate climate change.
Cities Nationwide To Compete To See Who Can Be Most ‘Water Wise’
With at least 36 states facing water shortages this year, mayors across the country will be asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water and cut pollution by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation —and in return residents can win a new Toyota Prius Plug-In, water saving fixtures, and hundreds of other prizes.
Onset Announces Next-Generation HOBO Weather Station
Onset, a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, recently announced the HOBO RX3000 Station, the company’s next-generation data logging weather station that provides research scientists, meteorologists and others with instant access to site-specific environmental data anywhere, anytime via the Internet.
New Tilting Weir Helps Somerset Flood Defences
Maintenance of the waterways within the Somerset Levels is a crucial aspect of flood defence work in the area and the Environment Agency (EA) has recently completed a construction project on a 4km stretch of the River Parrett as part of this scheme. By Jamie Wesley, Commercial Manager - Water Control Division, ECS Engineering Services Ltd
City Of San Diego Selects MWH Global And Brown And Caldwell Team As Program Manager For Pure Water San Diego
MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, recently announced it was awarded a contract by the City of San Diego to manage and assist in the delivery of Pure Water San Diego.
100 Resilient Cities And MWH Global Announce Partnership In Innovative Global Urban Resilience Initiative
Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, announced recently a new partnership with MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, which will provide advisory and technical support services to improve water and wastewater systems and address other water-related risks in 100RC member cities.
Most Important, Least Understood Natural Resource: March 8-14 Is National Groundwater Awareness Week
Groundwater along with oxygen is arguably the most important natural resource for human life, and National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8-14, is a good time to learn how to become a good steward of it, the National Ground Water Association said recently.
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.