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Highlighting the importance and vulnerability of the world’s water towers

December 10, 2019 - in Water

Mountains and highlands are often referred to as natural “water towers” because they provide lowland communities with essential freshwater for drinking, irrigation, industry, food, and energy production. A new Nature study provides insight into this valuable…

Clark Regional Waste Water District and FLO Analytics Leverage Flowfinity to Achieve GIS-Centric Digital Transformation Project

December 9, 2019 - in News, Wastewater, Water

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Flowfinity Wireless Inc. today published a case study outlining how Clark Regional Wastewater District integrated Flowfinity…

Contech Releases New Design Your Own Hydrodynamic Separator

December 5, 2019 - in News, Products, Technology, Water

West Chester, OH – Contech® Engineered Solutions recently launched a new online tool for designing hydrodynamic separators.  The Design Your Own…

GRCC to start training program for municipal water system maintenance with JPMorgan Chase grant

November 26, 2019 - in News, Water

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College will start a training program focused on jobs related to water, public works, clean energy and river restoration projects with a $150,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. GRCC is teaming up with the cities of…

Water Systems Council Introduces Infrastructure Planning Resource for Rural Communities

November 25, 2019 - in News, Technology, Water

WASHINGTON – The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and water well systems, has launched a comprehensive online guide to financial and planning resources for rural community drinking water…

Stantec Assisting City of Beaverton to Add Underground Water Storage, Upgrade Water System for Better Resiliency

November 20, 2019 - in Drinking water, News, Projects, Water

Beaverton, OR - Stantec—a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm—is helping the City of Beaverton implement additional underground water storage at its Sorrento Water Works Facility, while also providing seismic upgrades to the facility.…

Partnerships Forge Industrial Growth

November 11, 2019 - in Wastewater, Water

Gannett Fleming recently completed engineering and construction for the $40 million R. Steven Biggs Regional Wastewater Pretreatment Facility (WWPTF) in Clayton, North Carolina.   Raleigh, N.C.- Gannett Fleming recently completed engineering and construction…

Joint Powers Authority Formed to Govern East County Advanced Water Purification Program

November 10, 2019 - in Water

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, appointed representatives from Padre Dam Municipal Water District, City of El Cajon and County of San Diego held the formation meeting of the East County Advanced Water Purification Joint Powers Authority (JPA) to serve as the governing…

Underground Oases Could Save Ailing Murray Floodplains

November 8, 2019 - in News, Water

Underground bodies of freshwater could hold the key to the health of the fragile floodplains of Australia’s Murray Darling Basin. Flinders University researchers in Australia have discovered freshwater “lenses” that float on the saltwater aquifer below…

Video: China Is Building One of the World’s Largest Hydroelectric Dams

November 1, 2019 - in Video, Water

China is building a massive dam across the Qian River in the nation’s southern Guangxi autonomous region. Officials say that when completed in 2023, the Dateng Gorge Water Reservoir will claim the title of world’s largest concrete dam which is currently…