Resiliency News

  1. Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $11.1M To Improve Storm Resiliency In The North Country And Mohawk Valley

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced more than $11.1M in projects in the North Country and Mohawk Valley are expected to begin this fall to help flood-prone communities plan and prepare for extreme weather events as they continue to recover from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

  2. After Cyberattack, Utility Urges Customers To Replace Credit Cards

    The water utility in San Angelo, TX, is urging customers who paid their water bill online during the summer months to immediately get a new card.

  3. Malibu Implements Smart Water Management With Completion Of Water Treatment Facility

    The City of Malibu Mayor and Council members were joined on Friday, October 5 by State Senator Henry Stern, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and representatives of the State and Regional Water Quality Control Boards for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of Malibu's new Civic Center Water Treatment Facility.

  4. Missouri American Water Joins MoWARN, A Statewide Water And Wastewater Emergency Management Network

    Missouri American Water is now more ready than ever to help in the event of a statewide emergency. The company has partnered with other water and wastewater providers across the state via the Missouri Rural Water Association to join MoWARN, an organization designed to allow members to borrow resources from other members on an as-needed basis for emergency management.

  5. Resiliency Planning To Avoid Wastewater Runoff When The Power Goes Off

    As with the rest of our world, things tend to get ugly when the power goes off at wastewater treatment facilities. Recently, three million gallons of untreated wastewater ran into Lake Michigan during a mid-August power outage at the Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility.

  6. Statement From Commissioner Vincent Sapienza On The Operations Support Tool Study By The National Academies Of Sciences, Engineering And Medicine

    The following is a statement from New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza on the independent review of the Operations Support Tool (OST), which was released today by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

  7. Price Tag On Repairing South Dakota Wastewater: $160M

    Municipal wastewater systems in South Dakota need upgrades, but costs are a major barrier to completing the task.

  8. Hoboken Searches For New Water Utility After 18 Main Breaks

    After 18 water mains broke in Hoboken, NJ, over the summer, the city council and city administration moved to take bids for a new water company to replace SUEZ Water.

  9. Jacobs Shares Insights With Investors On Rising Demand For Water Management Solutions

    At a time of unprecedented urbanization and climate-induced threats, the World Economic Forum ranks water among the top ten risks facing the planet, from severe droughts to catastrophic flooding.

  10. WaterStep Sends Aid To Hurricane Florence Survivors

    Louisville-based non-profit WaterStep is sending a shipment of equipment and tools that produce safe water and disinfectant to aid those affected by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas and Virginia.