Resiliency News

  1. Orange County Water District Receives Governor’s Environmental And Economic Leadership Award

    The Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) received the 2017 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) for environmental education, California’s highest and most prestigious environmental honor.

  2. New, Forward-Looking Report Outlines Research Path To Sustainable Cities

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link.In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities.

  3. ANCR Begins Development Of The Nation’s First Whole-Community Resilience Benchmarks For Buildings, Water And Energy

    The International Code Council and the Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) are beginning the development of the nation’s first whole-community resilience benchmarks this month.

  4. First Fill: Water Unleashed Into McCook Reservoir For First Time

    For the first time, water came gushing into the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD's) McCook Reservoir Thursday, demonstrating a fully functioning system designed to prevent polluted water from entering local waterways and mitigate area flooding.

  5. Water Monitoring System Wins VINCI Facilities Innovation Award

    VINCI Facilities has won an innovation award for its work in the Royal Parks using advanced water level monitoring technology and cloud-based data management from OTT Hydromet to improve the management of the Longford River.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. California Wildfires Imperil Water Services

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