Resiliency News

  1. Gas Buildup Causes Wastewater Plant Explosion

    A wastewater treatment plant in Missouri suffered an explosion last week as a result of methane gas buildup in the plant.

  2. Woolpert Awarded Part Of $610M FEMA Contract To Support Disaster Relief

    Woolpert will provide technical engineering and architecture resources under a five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC) IV, which has a ceiling value of $610M.

  3. California Wildfires Demonstrate Breadth Of Water Quality Threat

    Although California has been able to quell its latest set of wildfires, the state is still dealing with fallout brought to its drinking water sources and systems.

  4. Stantec Awarded $13M Contract For Gross Reservoir Expansion Project In Boulder County

    Stantec, a global engineering, consulting and construction firm, along with primary subcontractor AECOM has been awarded a $13M design services contract by Denver Water for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project in Boulder County, Colo.

  5. California Wildfires Imperil Water Services

    As Southern California endures intense wildfires this month, water systems have been threatened.

  6. Timely Water Conference Comes To Cape Town In 2018

    The central theme of the Conference – Breaking barriers, Connecting ideas – seeks to address past, existing and future water resource challenges by promoting collaboration, cooperation and integration within the water sector, explains Jason Mingo, WISA 2018 Technical Committee chair & project manager in the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.

  7. Florida Treatment Plant Security Guard Shoots Colleague

    Often the target of vandalism and theft, some water and wastewater treatment plants employ robust security measures. In Florida this month, those measures seem to have backfired.

  8. Inland Flood Threat Increasing In South Florida

    As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight saltwater intrusion, the threat of inland flooding will only increase, according to newly published research results.

  9. Virginia-Based CEO Proposes Bold Initiative To Trump Administration

    With more than half of Puerto Rico still without water, a Virginia entrepreneur has proposed to President Trump and his administration a $1 billion initiative to prepare every home on the island for inevitable future hurricanes that will again leave the island's population without water.

  10. Mid-Atlantic Residents See Ocean Health As Major Economic Issue

    Eight in 10 residents of Mid-Atlantic states believe the ocean and beaches are important to their economies, including 95% of those living in coastal communities.