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Smart Sewer Technology Satisfies EPA Consent Decree, Saves City $400 Million

September 15, 2021 - in News, Technology, Water

DoJ, EPA Have Endorsed South Bend’s Updated Long Term Plan Requiring 60% Less Infrastructure Investment Delivers Better Environmental Outcomes, Exceeding Original Overflow  And Pollution Control Requirements RYE BROOK, NY, (September 15, 2021) – Global…

Plan to Strengthen the Portland Metro Levee System Approved by the US Army Corps of Engineers

September 8, 2021 - in Stormwater, Water

Portland, Ore. – After three years of work, the Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) has approved recommendations to make the 27-mile…

Podcast: Technology Adoption of Water Utilities

September 2, 2021 - in Articles, Interview, Multimedia, Podcasts, Videos, Water

  Hydraulic modeling is not new to the water industry; however, recent industry influences have resulted in utilities expanding use of modeling software:…

City Water Supply Safeguarded Thanks to Insertion Valve Installation

September 2, 2021 - in News, Water

AVT and Lincoln Winwater water working in partnership   (Houston ) – The installation of an Advanced Valve Technologies EZ Valve has helped secure the water supply to the City of Papillion, a city of 20,000 residents, in Nebraska. The city is fed its…

City of South Bend’s enhanced Long Term Control Plan wins approval

August 27, 2021 - in News, Water

Modified strategy, completed by Stantec, will save city more than $400 million in effort to reduce combined sewer overflows that contribute to river pollution   SOUTH BEND, IN - NYSE, TSX: STN The City of South Bend, Indiana has reached an agreement with…

Lack of Water Linked to 10 Percent of the Rise in Global Migration

August 24, 2021 - in News, Water

In Middle East and North Africa, the Region with the Highest Levels of Forced Displacement, Water Resilience is Key to Long-Term Growth   WASHINGTON— As climate change accelerates a global water crisis, rainfall variability is expected to be one of…

Automating Process Cooling to Eliminate “Strainer Danger”

August 5, 2021 - in News, Water

Automated scraper strainers that filter out both micron-sized particles and oversized detritus resist clogging and fouling, minimizing maintenance and boosting production   Industrial plants that rely on process cooling water drawn from natural sources…

New Regional San upgrade virtually eliminates ammonia in Sacramento region’s wastewater

August 4, 2021 - in News, Wastewater, Water

Biological Nutrient Removal project treats about 130 million gallons of wastewater per day and uses bacteria to remove more than 99% of ammonia   SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – The Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) has completed a…

Reclamation Launches Website with Real-Time Information, Interactive Resources On Drought

July 30, 2021 - in News, Water

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Reclamation launched a new web portal today that provides real-time drought-related information and details of drought actions taken in collaboration with stakeholders and partners. The science-based web portal is designed…

New ASCE Geotechnical Publication Examines Two Recent Dam Failures

July 29, 2021 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – Following heavy rains in May 2020, the Edenville Dam, and subsequently the Sanford Dam in Midland, Michigan, failed massively. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) newest publication, Edenville and Sanford Dam Failures: Field Reconnaissance…