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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…

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…

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 announced that its GIS-based Infrastructure Asset Management project in Baku, Azerbaijan, has won a 2012 Be…

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 announced that its GIS-based Infrastructure Asset Management project in Baku, Azerbaijan, has won a 2012 Be…

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…