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New Partnership Releases Guide to Stimulate Private Investment in Natural Infrastructure

March 19, 2013 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy and 2012’s unparalleled extreme weather events, a new groundbreaking green infrastructure financing guide was released today by the NatLab consortium—a path-breaking collaboration between two of the world’s leading environmental…

WaterSense Urges Home Owners to Fix Leaks

March 18, 2013 - in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program encourages Americans to check and replace leaky plumbing fixtures and sprinkler systems,…

Texas Confronts Drought with Legislation to Fund Water Projects

March 17, 2013 - in Water

Significant new funding for water projects in a dry, thirsty Texas moved one step closer to becoming a reality. The bill, HB 4, would take money from…

European Commission Kicks Off iWIDGET Water Efficiency Project

March 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies (ICT) for integrated supply-demand side management. iWIDGET stands for “Improved Water efficiency through…

Dubuque Rolls Out Smarter Water Portal with IBM's Help

March 11, 2013 - in Water

After the successful completion of a Smarter Water Pilot Study earlier this year, expanded access is the Smarter Water Portal is now available. There is no additional cost or equipment needed to utilize this new tool designed to help residents and businesses…

Dubuque Rolls Out Smarter Water Portal with IBM’s Help

March 11, 2013 - in Water

After the successful completion of a Smarter Water Pilot Study earlier this year, expanded access is the Smarter Water Portal is now available. There is no additional cost or equipment needed to utilize this new tool designed to help residents and businesses…

American Sentinel University's New Webinar Details GIS's Crucial Role in Managing America's Crumbling Infrastructure

March 4, 2013 - in Announcement, Wastewater, Water

America’s water and sewer infrastructure continues to age and deteriorate and government officials are relying on geographic information systems (GIS) technology as a fiscally and environmentally sustainable model for current and future operational improvements.…

American Sentinel University’s New Webinar Details GIS’s Crucial Role in Managing America’s Crumbling Infrastructure

March 4, 2013 - in Announcement, Wastewater, Water

America’s water and sewer infrastructure continues to age and deteriorate and government officials are relying on geographic information systems (GIS) technology as a fiscally and environmentally sustainable model for current and future operational improvements.…

Officials Say Mapping Harrisburg Infrastructure Could Cost $8-$10M

March 1, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

The Harrisburg Authority’s Board of Directors voted Wednesday night to authorize $639,500 worth of engineering work to start digitally mapping the city’s water and sewer systems. That step, however, is just one entailed in a four-year process expected…

Stay Current on Your Rivers with USGS WaterNow

February 27, 2013 - in Modeling, Water

For the first time, anyone can find out the current conditions on thousands of rivers and streams across the country, right from their phone, using USGS' latest system WaterNow. WaterNow makes the water conditions monitored by more than 16,000 streamgages…