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Sarah Lawrence College establishes Center for the Urban River at Beczak Environmental Education Center

May 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

Sarah Lawrence College and the Hudson River Valley Environmental Education Institute (HRVEEI) announced on May 1 an alliance that will establish The Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at the Beczak Environmental Education Center in Yonkers.…

Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation

May 10, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

The European Union Puts Natural Processes at the Heart of Its Spatial Planning

May 7, 2013 - in Planning, Projects, Water

The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural…

Eugene Commissions a New SCADA System to Monitor Network

May 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Water

Survalent Technology, a provider of smart grid solutions for the control room, announced today that it has commissioned a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for Eugene Water & Electric Board, Oregon. The new system features Survalent's…

COAST v1.0 Software Released for Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Cost-Benefit Analysis

May 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

Blue Marble Geographics, in partnership with the University of Southern Maine, is pleased to announce the release of COAST v1.0. COAST is a free software tool built on the Global Mapper SDK for use in modeling storm surge and sea level rise in relation to…

Streamgaging Network Continues to Ensure Public Safety

May 3, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

As lingering spring rains soak eastern Iowa, crews from the U.S. Geological Survey continue efforts to make sure the streamgaging network is providing basic scientific information needed by water-resource managers and the community. "The accurate flow data…

Eptisa to Modernize Drinking Water and Sewerage Service of Lima with GIS

May 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Eptisa TI has been awarded a new contract in Peru for the development of an Integrated Geographic Information System for the Drinking Water and Sewerage Service of Lima (SEDAPAL). The project will last 16 months. The first objective of the Information System,…

Pasadena Water and Power Signs ELA with TC Technology

May 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

TC Technology announces Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA). The ELA includes both GO! Sync Mobile GIS for field mapping and MIMS for workflow automation. PWP provides electricity to some 66,000 customers and delivers…

Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows

April 30, 2013 - in Stormwater, Wastewater, Water

King County and the city of Seattle have agreed to invest in major upgrades to local sewage and combined stormwater collection, piping and treatment under settlements with the Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The state…

Harrisburg’s Sewer, Water Lines Being Mapped for Infrastructure Improvements

April 25, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

The capital city's 100-year-old system of sewer and water lines are being marked and mapped using geographic information system technology in a project Mayor Linda Thompson said the city is undertaking with the Harrisburg Authority. When completed, the city…