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Video: Oroville Dam Spillway Repair

July 17, 2017 - in Supply, Video, Water

Aerial drone footage from the state Department of Water Resources reveals progress on the Oroville Dam. Shot July 11, the video shows concrete being pumped between the stay-in-place forms. It is part of a new foundation and drainage system for the Lake Oroville…

Designed And Supplied by Aquatech International, Egypt’s First Integrated Zero Liquid Discharge Plant Reduces Fresh Water Demand on The River Nile by 70 Percent

December 7, 2016 - in Supply, Water

CANONSBURG, Pa.,- Three years ago, Aquatech International, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets,…

E3 Consulting Serves as Independent Engineer – Lender’s Technical Advisor for Vista Ridge Water Pipeline Project 

November 30, 2016 - in Supply, Water

E3 Consulting® (E3) served as the Independent Engineer for the Vista Ridge Regional Supply Project (Project), a 142-mile water pipeline that will expand…

LA’s Shade Balls Actually Worked

September 28, 2016 - in Drinking water, Projects, Supply

One year later, the shade balls in the Los Angeles Reservoir have been deemed a success by the L.A. Department of Water and Power.

New Tool Can Help Decision-Makers Determine Most Cost Effective Material for Water Pipelines

July 29, 2016 - in Supply

Utility officials and professional engineers now have a life cycle cost analysis model available to compare the true cost of alternative materials for water pipelines throughout their service lives, and that can be applied using various scenarios. The tool,…

Almond Orchards Flooded in California to Restore Groundwater

January 21, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Supply

Researchers from the University of California, Davis are studying whether almond orchards can be used to restore water to depleted aquifers. The excess water in the irrigation system from recent storms is being used to flood the farm of Nick Blom in Modesto…

Water Systems Cost Savings Act Introduced in U.S. House

September 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Supply

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2015—The Water Systems Cost Savings Act (H.R 3533, "Savings Act"), a bill to reduce federal, state and local costs of providing high quality drinking water to millions of Americans in rural communities by facilitating the use of cost-effective…

USGS Recognizes “Protect Your Groundwater Day,” September 8, 2015

September 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply, Water

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) joins our partners in the groundwater community in recognizing September 8, 2015, as Protect Your Groundwater Day because groundwater is important to all of us! Groundwater is one of the Nation's most valuable natural resources.…

Bureau of Reclamation Provides $1.5 Million for River Basin Studies about How to Meet Future Water Demands

July 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2015—Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López announced today that Reclamation will use $1.5 million to partner with water managers in Arizona, California and New Mexico to conduct comprehensive water studies. This funding will…

A Third of the World’s Biggest Groundwater Basins are in Distress

June 17, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Supply, Water

Irvine, Calif., June 16, 2015—Two new studies led by UC Irvine using data from NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites show that human consumption is rapidly draining some of its largest groundwater basins, yet there is little to no accurate…