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City of Oceanside Strikes Sustainable Gold

November 13, 2017 - in News, Projects, Water

OCEANSIDE, Calif.  – The City of Oceanside hosted a grand opening on November 8 to celebrate the City’s first LEED-certified project. The new Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility Operation Building, located at 215 Fireside Drive, achieved…

Largest Public Tender Database for Water Utilities Now Available on The Water Network’s Business Exchange

November 13, 2017 - in Water

ZURICH - AquaSPE AG from Zurich Switzerland and H2bid of San Diego announced today their collaboration to make the largest public tender database…

Over 255 billion Euros Yearly to be Invested in Water Infrastructure Globally Until 2030 Due to Climate Change

November 7, 2017 - in Featured, Water

World Water Council, Bonn, Brasilia, Marseille - The World Water Council (WWC) urges Governments, investment banks and funds worldwide to prioritize financing…

Columbus, Ohio, Engages Arcadis for Waste-to-Energy Improvements at Wastewater Plant

November 6, 2017 - in Wastewater, Water

Columbus, Ohio – Nov. 6, 2017 – Arcadis, the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, announced today its selection by Columbus, Ohio, to design energy efficiency and biogas recycling improvements at the city’s Jackson…

How Do Septic Systems Work?

November 3, 2017 - in Wastewater, Water

Septic systems work 24/7 to process waste. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) November 1 Soils Matter blog explains how septic systems use soil’s underground resources to treat wastewater. “Septic systems function because of soil, our greatest…

Momentum Grows for the North I-90 Odessa Aquifer Groundwater Replacement Project in Washington State

November 3, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Groups have formed and progress is being made regarding a solution/project to help deep well irrigators/farmers in the declining Odessa Aquifer north of I-90 and east of Moses Lake in Washington State.  The solution is to provide…

Innovative Global Water Utilities Network Partners with CH2M

November 1, 2017 - in Corporate, News, Water

The Leading Utilities of the World (LUOW) network has partnered with multinational engineering company CH2M, to help promote water utility innovation and global partnerships aiming to raise the performance of the water sector worldwide. The engineering firm…

Reducing Stormwater Runoff and Pollutant Loading with Biochar Addition to Highway Greenways

October 30, 2017 - in Stormwater, Water

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report 182: Reducing Stormwater Runoff and Pollutant Loading with Biochar Addition to Highway Greenways documents a new approach that has the…

Oro Loma Sanitary District Receives Award for Outstanding Environmental Project From Friends of the San Francisco Estuary

October 27, 2017 - in Awards, Water

SAN LORENZO, Calif. - Oro Loma Sanitary District was recently honored by Friends of the San Francisco Estuary for its work with the innovative experimental horizontal levee project. The award for Outstanding Environmental Project was presented at the…

Water Well Trust Completes 27 Water Well Projects in Georgia

October 26, 2017 - in Water

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017 - The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has completed 27 water well projects in 16 Georgia counties funded by a grant from the USDA's Household Water Well…