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Citiworks Rated Best Infrastructure Asset Management System by the Water Finance Research Foundation

March 20, 2013 - in Water

Esri Canada is pleased to announce that Azteca Systems Inc. has received the top ranking in the 2012 Comparative Review of Municipal Maintenance and Infrastructure Asset Management Systems by the Water Finance Research Foundation (WFRF). Azteca’s Cityworks,…

New Tamiami Trail Bridge Restores Everglades Water Flow

March 20, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today joined Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and other local officials to celebrate…

Water Infrastructure Bill Could Hit the Senate Floor in April

March 20, 2013 - in Water

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told Senate Democrats on Tuesday that he would bring a large infrastructure authorization bill to the floor…

New Partnership Releases Guide to Stimulate Private Investment in Natural Infrastructure

March 19, 2013 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy and 2012’s unparalleled extreme weather events, a new groundbreaking green infrastructure financing guide was released today by the NatLab consortium—a path-breaking collaboration between two of the world’s leading environmental…

WaterSense Urges Home Owners to Fix Leaks

March 18, 2013 - in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program encourages Americans to check and replace leaky plumbing fixtures and sprinkler systems, helping households save more than 10,000 gallons of water per year and as much as 10 percent on utility…

Texas Confronts Drought with Legislation to Fund Water Projects

March 17, 2013 - in Water

Significant new funding for water projects in a dry, thirsty Texas moved one step closer to becoming a reality. The bill, HB 4, would take money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to start a loan program for new water projects. It passed unanimously in a committee,…

European Commission Kicks Off iWIDGET Water Efficiency Project

March 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies (ICT) for integrated supply-demand side management. iWIDGET stands for “Improved Water efficiency through…

Dubuque Rolls Out Smarter Water Portal with IBM’s Help

March 11, 2013 - in Water

After the successful completion of a Smarter Water Pilot Study earlier this year, expanded access is the Smarter Water Portal is now available. There is no additional cost or equipment needed to utilize this new tool designed to help residents and businesses…

Dubuque Rolls Out Smarter Water Portal with IBM's Help

March 11, 2013 - in Water

After the successful completion of a Smarter Water Pilot Study earlier this year, expanded access is the Smarter Water Portal is now available. There is no additional cost or equipment needed to utilize this new tool designed to help residents and businesses…

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.…