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EPA Announces Framework to Help Local Governments Manage Stormwater Runoff and Wastewater

June 13, 2012 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new framework to help local governments meet their Clean Water Act obligations. The Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework assists EPA regional offices, states,…

Underground Pipe Mapping Proves a Challenge

June 4, 2012 - in Wastewater, Water

Since 2009,Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has been trying to prepare a map of the city’s underground drainage and water supply lines but has…

PetroSense Introduce Environmental Monitoring Backbone for Water Monitoring

June 1, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

PetroSense introduces the New CMS-1500 Environmental Monitoring Backbone, the real time monitoring solution for produced water. The increased use of fracking…

Rising Demand for Water to be a Key Driver for Smart Water Meter Adoption, Says Pike Research

May 24, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Worldwide demand for water is rising at a rapid pace and, in the next 20 years, demand for water is expected to be 40% higher than current levels, with the growth in demand surpassing 50% in the world's most rapidly developing economies, according to the 2030…

Tianjin Waterworks Group Chooses Bentley WaterGEMS and HAMMER to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Water Loss

May 22, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Projects, Water

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Tianjin Waterworks Group Co. Ltd., one of the largest waterworks companies in China, has chosen Bentley’s…

Infrastructure Updates a Costly Burden for Cities

May 18, 2012 - in Water

Water lines buried decades ago beneath Urbana’s streets are breaking apart more frequently, forcing city officials to develop a plan to replace miles of infrastructure. Urbana is not the only city facing aging water infrastructure. According to a report…

Water Conservation Challenge Encourages Cities to Save Water, Compete for Prizes

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the Wyland Foundation has launched its National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, a non-profit competition taking place throughout the month of April. During the challenge, residents in U.S.…

EPA Administrator Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Sign Landmark Green City, Clean Waters Partnership Agreement

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by U.S. Representative Allyson Schwartz and city and federal officials, signed an agreement that represents a $2 billion investment in…

Florida Utility to Implement Smart GIS-centric Stormwater Modeling

Fort Walton Beach, FL, has selected InfoSWMM from Innovyze to meet its stormwater network modeling requirements, giving the city access to an advanced and comprehensive ArcGIS-integrated stormwater modeling and management application. The Fort Walton Beach…

The Importance of Water Management to the Smart City

May 6, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Water

In the emerging vision for the smart city of tomorrow, we often hear about next generation smart grids, smarter buildings that manage themselves to conserve resources, and smart transportation systems that will lessen congestion. In fact, Pike Research’s…