Resiliency Solutions & Insight for Utility Managers

  1. Financing Infrastructure Through Environmental Impact
    1/25/2017

    With Environmental Impact Bonds, everyone can win. Shared risk means there are no big losers even if the project falls short.

  2. A Comprehensive Software Tool For Assessing Risk At Wastewater Treatment Plants
    1/25/2017

    Understanding risk is the first step to combating system failure and protecting the public and the environment from unsafe water.

  3. A Small Utility’s Path To Climate Change Readiness
    1/25/2017

    From the lessons of Superstorm Sandy, a road map to resiliency for small, at-risk utilities emerges.

  4. EPA Providing Guidance For Drinking Water After Radiological Emergency
    1/17/2017

    What would happen if there was an emergency in the U.S. that caused radioactive material to contaminate drinking water supplies? What steps could your utilities and government take?

  5. Water Vs. Climate Change
    1/10/2017

    Recently, the United Nations held a conference in Morocco related to climate change issues. The location of the conference had significant meaning because Africa has become a bellwether for the rest of the world when it comes to climate change. Desertification and rising sea levels both impact countries all over that continent.

  6. In Case Of Emergency: Read This
    12/27/2016

    The U.S. EPA offered water and wastewater utilities tips on how they can access federal funds to help prepare for, or recover from, disaster.

  7. An 11-Step Plan To Prepare For Upstream Chemical Spills
    12/19/2016

    A catastrophic chemical spill in 2014 inspired a research group to develop a methodology for how such drinking water disasters could be avoided by systems in the future.

  8. Melaka Gets Tough On Non Revenue Water Loss And Claims Two Awards With Outstanding Results
    12/13/2016

    Melaka is a relatively small state on the southwest side of the Malay Peninsula with a city so rich in history and beauty that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. With a population around 850,000, the Melaka Water Company Ltd. (SAMB) manages roughly 270,000 service connections for commercial and residential customers.

  9. Why Water Utilities Need An Energy Plan — And How Texas Is Making Progress
    11/28/2016

    When you prepare the Thanksgiving meal, do you ask each person to make a dish of their choosing, with no coordination for an overall cohesive meal? Probably not. Most likely, you plan, because you want everything to fit together.

  10. One City, One Plan, One Water: How Los Angeles Is Transforming Water Management
    11/28/2016

    Carollo Engineers unveils an ambitious plan to turn one of America’s most water-stressed cities into a model of sustainability and resiliency.