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New Report Looks at the Economic Value of Wetlands for their Services

February 8, 2013 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Flood control, storm resistance, carbon sequestration, water filtration and biodiversity conservation are just a few of the ecosystem services wetlands provide to people. These wetlands are inextricably linked to human health and world economies as our drinking…

Azerbaijan's Water Infrastructure Project Wins Be Inspired Award

January 8, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

Azersu OJSC, an organization in charge of state policy and strategy in the field of water supply, drinking water supply, and sanitation services, today…

Azerbaijan’s Water Infrastructure Project Wins Be Inspired Award

January 8, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

Azersu OJSC, an organization in charge of state policy and strategy in the field of water supply, drinking water supply, and sanitation services, today…

U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City of Jackson

November 21, 2012 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the city of Jackson, Miss. Jackson has agreed to make…

Sensor Data Helps Calibrate Water Models

October 2, 2012 - in Interview, Modeling, Sensors, Wastewater, Water

Thomas M. Walski, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F. ASCE, is Bentley Systems senior product manager for Water and Sewer Products. Walski has been intimately involved with the modeling of water networks for decades, and has worked with Bentley Systems to introduce seminal…

A Battle Brews Over Coastal Infrastructure

September 30, 2012 - in Wastewater, Water

California's Pacific coast is dotted with aging sewage plants and other infrastructure that towns are trying to upgrade. But the need to modernize many of these critical facilities is being delayed by a rethinking of whether the waterfront is the safest place…

A Tidal Shift in Water Network Management

September 24, 2012 - in Feature, Featured, Wastewater, Water

Water consumption worldwide is on the steepest of hockey stick curves—since 1950, annual consumption has tripled, and in 2006 passed 4,300 km3… that’s about 30% of the available supply of renewable water. Water consumption is expanding considerably faster…

Water and Wastewater Professionals Gain Geospatial Insight

June 19, 2012 - in Announcement, Projects, Wastewater

Geospatial technology water and wastewater professionals from around the world will convene in San Diego July 23-27 for the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC). This is the largest event of its kind, with more than 14,000 attendees; hundreds of presentations…

EPA Announces Framework to Help Local Governments Manage Stormwater Runoff and Wastewater

June 13, 2012 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new framework to help local governments meet their Clean Water Act obligations. The Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework assists EPA regional offices, states,…

Underground Pipe Mapping Proves a Challenge

June 4, 2012 - in Wastewater, Water

Since 2009,Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has been trying to prepare a map of the city’s underground drainage and water supply lines but has not been able to make much progress. As AMC is not technologically equipped to do the job on its own, it had…