Resiliency News

  1. Endress+Hauser Aids Texas Plants Affected By Hurricane Harvey

    Endress+Hauser and its partner for Sales and Service, Vector Controls and Automation Group in LaPorte, Texas, are coordinating efforts. More than 70 technicians and engineers are in the area, and Endress+Hauser is anticipating needs by increasing production at its US manufacturing facilities.

  2. WWEMA Members Offer Support For Harvey Recovery Efforts

    The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) today announced its members are mobilized to provide assistance to the areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. WWEMA represents drinking water and wastewater technology providers that serve the municipal and industrial sectors.

  3. Coming Soon To Montreal: The Infrastructure Cost Of Climate Change

    It’s sunny in downtown Montreal and pouring rain at the airport. Such events will be more likely in the future. By J. Coady

  4. Amid Harvey, Houston Drinking Water Facilities Remain Operational

    The devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Harvey has Houston residents bracing for interruptions to tap water availability and safety, but officials are working to assure them that it is safe to drink from faucets.

  5. Jordan Faces Likelihood Of Much More Frequent Long And Severe Droughts, Stanford Researchers Find

    A new analysis of drought in Jordan — one of the world’s most water-poor countries — suggests that without alternate water sources, better land use and improved water-sharing agreements, the country could face a future of potentially disastrous droughts. By Rob Jordan

  6. ISA And Siemens Form Global Partnership To Improve Awareness Of The Need For Industrial Cybersecurity

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced recently that it has formed a global partnership with Siemens — a worldwide technology leader in electrification, automation and digitalization — to improve awareness of the need for industrial cybersecurity.

  7. WEF Offers Support For Those Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

    Eileen O’Neill, Executive Director of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), has issued this statement.

  8. FreeWave’s Rugged, Low-Power Industrial IoT Solutions Save Lives In Extreme Weather At Mount Washington Observatory

    FreeWave Technologies, a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, recently announced that its ruggedized industrial IoT (IIoT) data radios deliver real-time weather data at the Mount Washington Observatory (MWO), a New Hampshire-based Non-profit research facility (

  9. Rain: When A Good Thing Becomes Too Much Of A Good Thing

    Atmospheric rivers are a double-edged sword for California. Just a few atmospheric river events can deliver half of a year’s precipitation, which can be a relief for anxious water managers in a drought-prone region. But that much water, when it arrives like a firehose from the sky, can cause flooding that endangers lives and property.

  10. Norfolk, Virginia, Enlists Arcadis To Design Stormwater Flood Protections

    Arcadis, the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6M contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise.