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Texas Lawmakers Want $2B for Water Infrastructure

January 11, 2013 - in Water

A Republican lawmaker is proposing Texas spend $2 billion to implement a sweeping plan to ensure the drought-prone state has enough water for its rapidly expanding population. Two bills filed Thursday by state Rep. Allan Ritter would double the amount of…

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…

Portland Press Urges Infrastructure Repair

January 2, 2013 - in Water

Portlanders got a nasty surprise one morning last month when a water main collapsed, flooding a busy intersection and damaging cars and buildings during the morning rush hour. The incident left much of the city without water for several hours and led to a…

Green Infrastructure as a Means of Saving Money

December 27, 2012 - in Stormwater, Water

To lessen this deluge of diffuse pollution — a problem faced by many regions worldwide — Seattle is looking not at new and expensive sewage treatment infrastructure. Instead it is embracing an innovative solution to storm water runoff called green infrastructure,…

Investing in Resilient Infrastructure After Superstorm Sandy

December 19, 2012 - in Water

When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in early November, it wreaked unprecedented destruction.  In addition to flooding streets and subway tunnels, uprooting trees, damaging cars and houses, and injuring and killing residents of the area, Sandy also caused…

SuperSurv Improves Facility Monitoring and Management for Water and Gas Lines in Italy

December 5, 2012 - in Oil & Gas, Water

SuperSurv, the cost-effective mobile GIS solution for Android-powered devices developed by SuperGeo, recently selected by S T A F s.r.l. to monitor the water and gas lines and georeference house numbers for effective facility and accidental information management…

Smart Water Networks Can Save Utilities up to $12.5 Billion a Year Worldwide

December 5, 2012 - in Water

Smart water networks can save utilities across the globe up to $12.5 billion a year according to research commissioned by Sensus, a leading provider of intelligent solutions for electric, gas and water utilities. The findings, published in Water 20/20: Bringing…

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…