Resiliency News

  1. Joint UK-India Research Venture Aims To Improve Water Quality

    A research project into the impact of rainwater harvesting in India on groundwater quality led by Dr Alison Parker from Cranfield University and Dr Anupma Sharma from the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India is among a number of projects to be delivered within the UK-India Water Quality programme.

  2. AWWA Testifies On Disaster Response In Water Sector, Urges Changes To Prioritize Water In Recovery Efforts

    Testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment recently, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) highlighted successes in the water sector’s response to recent hurricanes and urged structural changes to make restoration of water systems a higher priority during emergencies.

  3. Top Takeaways Revealed At The World Water-Tech North America Summit

    The World Water-Tech North America Summit welcomed senior representatives from public and private water utilities, corporate investors, engineering giants and technology companies for two days of networking and decision-making on water innovation. (02 - 03 November 2017).

  4. States And Regions Make Progress On Climate Action, New Report Shows

    As thousands meet at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference to discuss progress on implementing the Paris Agreement, a new report released recently has found that over 100 of the world’s state and regional governments are making significant progress on climate action – particularly in the short-term.

  5. Virginia Becomes Latest US State To Commit To Action On Climate Change

    Virginia has recently become the latest US state to commit to action on climate change, becoming a member of the Under2 Coalition of leading sub-national governments at a side event hosted during the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn.

  6. Child’s Death Raises Septic Tank Safety Questions

    The body of a missing boy was found in a septic tank in a park in Jacksonville, FL, last month.

  7. New York Water System Audit Finds Cyberattack Risks

    An audit by New York state found that the water and wastewater systems in the city of Glen Falls may be vulnerable to cyberattacks.

  8. Eco Expo Asia: Becoming A Smart Sponge City With Self Sustainable Water Cycle

    Water is the lifeblood of human existence. For densely populated places such as Hong Kong, the issues and challenges go beyond simply finding water sources to satisfy each household.

  9. 'Forgotten Communities' In Puerto Rico Still Lack Safe Water

    Twenty-two of WaterStep's water chlorination systems and bleach makers were installed in the hardest-hit municipalities of Puerto Rico last week.

  10. After Wildfires Ravage Town, Utility Wants Rate Increase

    A water utility in Tennessee is seeking a rate hike to offset the cost of making repairs after wildfires ravaged homes and infrastructure in the region.