Resiliency News

  1. 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.

  2. Experiencing Extreme Weather Is Not Enough To Convince Climate Change Sceptics

    Political bias and partisan news reporting influence whether people report experiencing certain extreme weather events, the research suggests.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Russelectric To Supply Paralleling Switchgear For Charlotte Water

    Russelectric, a leading manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, announced recently that it has been awarded the contract to supply Charlotte Water with paralleling switchgear for their water and wastewater treatment facilities.

  10. Teen Dies After Drainage Pipe Sucks Him In

    A 15-year-old boy in Kentucky was swept into a drainage pipe by floodwaters while he was playing in his backyard on the night of August 31.