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Flatbed Trailer-mounted System Can Eliminate Hydrocarbon Contamination from Soil and Water

Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit…

HR Wallingford Appoints New Director of Water and Flood Management

December 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Andrew Brown has been appointed to the position of Director, Water and Flood Management at HR Wallingford. Andy brings high level international business …

Charleston Gets an Updated Water-Sewer System Map

December 9, 2013 - in Water

Engineers are taking the next step in Charleston's storm water-sewer system mapping project, connecting plotted manholes and inlets on the city's surface…

Trimble Introduces New Version of its Cloud-based Software and Mobile Applications for Smart Water and Wastewater Management

December 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the latest version of its smart water and wastewater management software—Trimble® Connect™ version 1.5. The latest release of the cloud-based software includes a suite of applications that help water and wastewater…

Septic Systems Contaminate Groundwater in Carson Valley, Nevada

December 5, 2013 - in Projects, Water

A recent study in Nevada's Carson Valley by the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that septic tanks are contaminating groundwater in the region with concentrations of nitrates, posing human health risks from contaminated drinking water. Conducted on a larger…

USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy

December 3, 2013 - in Projects, Water

The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced an expanded partnership to support water quality trading and other market-based approaches that provide benefits to the environment and economy. “New…

Webinar for Climate Ready Water Utilities

November 29, 2013 - in Projects, Water

EPA's Climate Ready Water Utilities (CRWU) initiative assists the water sector, which includes drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities, in addressing climate change impacts. Through the development of practical and easy-to-use tools, EPA promotes…

New Report Reveals Continuing Coastal Wetlands Losses in U.S.

November 21, 2013 - in Planning, Water

The United States is losing wetlands in coastal watersheds at a significant rate, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These wetlands are vital to the…

Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California’s San Joaquin Valley

November 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

Extensive groundwater pumping from San Joaquin Valley aquifers is increasing the rate of land subsidence, or sinking. This large-scale and rapid subsidence has the potential to cause serious damage to the water delivery infrastructure that brings water from…

Cityworks Helped Newport News Stand Firm against Hurricane Sandy

November 14, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Emergency, Wastewater

One year has passed since the landfall of Hurricane Sandy and its devastating aftermath, which affected 24 states and hundreds of communities along the US Eastern Seaboard. Included among the communities affected was the City of Newport News, Virginia, a longtime…