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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?
Wastewater Plant Taking Proactive Measures To Protect Natural Resources
The Prince William County Service Authority carefully considers its impact to the environment when conducting wastewater treatment.
Consultant’s Corner: Sustainability And Asset Management — How The Two Are Connected
Sustainability and asset management are more than just buzz words in the water industry. Sustainability, which in its broadest sense refers to ethics, governance, transparency, business relationships, financial stewardship, economic development, value, employment practices, and environment stewardship, is a key consideration for adopters of asset management programs.
Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation
To prepare for an emergency, one of the smartest things a utility can do is have a smart water network, says Tom Mills of Sensus in an interview with Water Online Radio.
Rebuilding A Wastewater Treatment Facility Through Guaranteed Savings
Honeywell played a key role in helping the Town of Lyons, CO, rebound from the catastrophic flood in 2013 with a plan to repair and enhance the wastewater treatment plant.
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A Beginner’s Guide To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation
Why buy, transport, and store chlorine when you can make your own? Here are nine questions to consider before adopting the practice.
8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break
The water and mud from the big water main break that flooded the UCLA campus in Los Angeles in late July left behind several questions that could be asked of every water supplier in the country. Find out for yourself how vulnerable your home town’s water supply is to leaks and breaks with these eight questions. By Ed Osann, NRDC senior water policy analyst
Do You Know The Value Of Decentralized Infrastructure?
According to the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, onsite and decentralized wastewater treatment systems are an important part of a country’s permanent wastewater infrastructure.
12 Monitoring Applications That Will Keep A Finger On The Pulse Of Your Water Distribution System
“You can’t manage what you don’t monitor”, an adage first attributed to Lord Kelvin applies to practically everything, including water distribution systems.
Tips On Integrating Packaged Equipment Into Plant SCADA Systems
Integrating controls from an equipment supplier successfully within a Plant SCADA or DCS system requires communication on multiple levels. These levels include process of design, mechanical fit up and installation, as well as the coordination to get the equipment to work in concert with the plant’s other control systems. Simply looking after mechanical/electrical details are not enough. To be successful, the plant’s System Integrator and the equipment supplier’s PLC programmer must work with each other throughout the entire project’s development. By Todd Nydam, JWC Environmental LLC & Graham Nasby, Eramosa Engineering Inc.
NSF And NIFA Award $25M In Grants For Study Of Water Sustainability And Climate
Almost 1.1 billion people worldwide live without access to fresh water; some 2.6 billion lack adequate sanitation facilities.
New Report Explores Role Of Distributed Infrastructure In Achieving Future Resiliency
Recent technological advancements and concerns about sustainability and community resilience have prompted experts to view distributed systems as complementary to centralized infrastructure, and in some situations the preferred alternative, according to a Charting New Waters report released today by The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread.
10 Ways Clean Water Can Change The World
Water is a valuable resource that is the key to sustaining life. As water becomes more valuable and scarcity increases, conflict, death, and disease are also by-product of water and it’s influence. In less fortunate countries, the battle for not just water, but clean water, is truly a matter of life and death.
2014 One Water Leadership Summit Two Rivers, Two Cities, Two States, One Water
Shifting the paradigm to one water management, the U.S. Water Alliance will hold the 5th annual One Water Leadership (OWL) Summit, in Kansas City, MO on September 15-17. The Summit will look at the many ways water unites us and ways we can unite its many silos.
Xylem Assists With Relief Effort Following Devastating Floods In The Balkans
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has provided dewatering equipment to assist with the relief effort following devastating floods in the Balkans in May.
MWH Global And CSC Partner On Cybersecurity Offerings For Critical Utility Infrastructure
MWH Global, the premier solutions provider focused on water and natural resources, recently announced that it has partnered with CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, to provide integrated cybersecurity services to the world’s critical utility infrastructure.
FACT SHEET: White House Innovation For Disaster Response And Recovery Demo Day
The White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative was launched by the Administration in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to find the most effective ways technology can empower survivors; first responders; and local, state, tribal, territorial, and Federal governments with critical information and resources.
Protecting Cities’ Threatened Water Supplies – New NRDC Roadmaps To Safeguard Local Drinking Water And Fix Outdated Infrastructure
This summer, we’ve seen a trend of leaders at every level tackling the threats to local water supplies, such as recent epic droughts and devastating floods and storms, through funding of new wastewater infrastructure and water efficiency measures.
Xylem’s Third Sustainability Report Highlights Company’s Commitment To Sustainable Solutions That Help Solve Water Challenges
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today the release of its third annual sustainability report.
Weather Input Advancements In DemandWatch V5.0 Bring More Accurate Water Demand Forecasting Results To Users
Expanding the boundaries of smart water network innovation, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the worldwide release of the V5.0 Generation of its DemandWatch for accurate and reliable water demand forecasts.