Resiliency News

  1. Study: In Case Earthquake Hits, Seattle Should Spend $850 Million
    12/18/2018

    Study Details How Earthquakes Pose Risk To Water Service

  2. Woolpert Contracted To Collect Lidar Data Across 10K Square Miles Of Florida
    12/6/2018

    Woolpert has been contracted by Dewberry Engineers Inc. to collect high-resolution lidar data over approximately 10,000 square miles across the peninsula of Florida, from St. Johns County to Palm Beach County, as well as six inland counties in support of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).

  3. Grundfos Launches Innovative Pumping Solution To Aid Malaysia’s Flood Management Efforts
    11/29/2018

    Pump manufacturer Grundfos is launching an innovative solution in Malaysia to help meet its growing flood management needs, which has cost the country catastrophic damages over the years.

  4. New Survey Reveals Strong Public Support For Infrastructure Investment
    11/28/2018

    Sir John Armitt recently welcomed a new survey showing strong public support for investment in infrastructure – and recognition of its benefits to the wider UK economy.

  5. UMD, TAMU Report: Nationwide Urban Flooding Disrupts Local Economies, Public Safety, And Housing Equity
    11/28/2018

    Flooding caused by an increasing number of intense rainfall events is a national challenge and significant source of economic loss, social disruption, and housing inequality across the United States, says a new report from the University of Maryland (UMD) and Texas A&M University (TAMU).

  6. National Infrastructure Commission Responds To Government Announcement On Tackling Drought
    11/27/2018

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced plans to improve the resilience of England’s water supply and set a clear target to halve water leakages by 2050 – matching a key recommendation by the National Infrastructure Commission.

  7. On The Release Of NCA4 Volume II And SOCCR2: A Letter From The Acting Chair Of The Subcommittee On Global Change Research And Our Executive Director
    11/23/2018

    The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is pleased to announce the release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) and the 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2).

  8. Researchers Link Urban Sprawl To Increase In Rainfall, Flooding During Hurricane Harvey
    11/14/2018

    Houston’s urban landscape directly contributed to the torrential rainfall and deadly flooding experienced during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, according to research by the University of Iowa and Princeton University.

  9. DWR And State Water Board Release Primer On 2018 Water Conservation And Drought Planning Legislation
    11/13/2018

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) have released a final version of their summary document on the water conservation bills made into law in 2018.

  10. Record-Setting Python Caught On Water District Land
    11/13/2018

    A water management district in Florida had a slithery problem to contend with recently in the form of a 17-foot Burmese python.