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Cardno Experts Assisting Clients to Predict and Plan the Lifespan of their Assets

September 1, 2016 - in Water

Do you know how you’ll be feeling in 5, 30 or potentially 100 years’ time? Cardno experts assist clients every day in predicting the estimated condition, performance and investment needs for renewal or upgrade to meet organisational objectives of any…

Arcadis Sustainability Study: U.S. Cities Face Serious Water Risks

August 8, 2016 - in Water

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Aug. 8, 2016 – The first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Water Index shows that North American cities, threatened by both water scarcity…

Framework for STEPP Initiative Released

August 5, 2016 - in Stormwater, Water

In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document…

To Save Water on Lawns, Throw Some Shade

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Water

How much water does your lawn really need? A University of Utah study re-evaluated lawn watering recommendations by measuring water use by lawns in Los Angeles. The standard model of turfgrass water needs, they found, lacked precision in some common urban…

ASSET360 Smart Water Analytics Applications Available in FATHOM Store

July 5, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Products, Water

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 1, 2016 – Black & Veatch has partnered with FATHOM Water Management, Inc., to offer ASSET360 data analytics applications on their recently launched online marketplace. The FATHOM Store allows water utilities to purchase and…

Surging 28 Percent, US Municipal Water Infrastructure Forecast Reaches $532 Billion

July 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water & wastewater utilities – including spending on pipes, plants, and pumps – are expected to exceed $532 billion between 2016 and 2025, according to new forecasts from Bluefield Research. This new…

Black & Veatch Adds Tunneling and Buried Infrastructure Expertise

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Water

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2016—Todd Wanless, a tunneling and geotechnical engineering expert with strong experience in water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects, has joined Black & Veatch’s water business. Based in Kansas City, Missouri,…

How Safe is Your Drinking Water? NRDC Report Documents Widespread Lead Violations

June 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

WASHINGTON —More than 18 million Americans got their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a groundbreaking Natural Resources Defense Council report. The problem could be significantly more pervasive because many more water…

The Growing Issue of Stormwater and Urban Runoff

June 28, 2016 - in Announcement

INDIANAPOLIS, June 27, 2016—Precipitation in an urban or suburban area that does not evaporate or soak into the ground but instead runs across the land and into the nearest waterway is considered stormwater runoff. Increased development across the watershed…

Michael Baker International Promotes Anna Lantin to Regional Director of the West

June 23, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Water

Pittsburgh, June 22, 2016 – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced  today that Anna Lantin, senior vice president and practice lead – Water, has been promoted to senior vice president…