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Azteca Systems CTO to Present at UIM Asset Management Conference

November 20, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

Azteca Systems Inc. Chief Technology Officer, Carl Horton, Ph.D, will be featured at the 12th Annual UIM Asset Management Conference, November 28 - 29 2012 at the Virginia Tech Research Center, Arlington, VA. Dr. Horton will be discussing the transformation…

Streams Show Signs of Degradation at Earliest Stages of Urban Development

November 16, 2012 - in Projects, Water

The loss of sensitive species in streams begins to occur at the initial stages of urban development, according to a new study by the USGS. The study found…

Can Cities Be “Resilient” and “Sustainable” at the Same Time?

October 29, 2012 - in Water

If you've successfully flushed a toilet recently, then you appreciate (at least subconsciously) the workings of a good sewer system. Waste disappears,…

Can Cities Be "Resilient" and "Sustainable" at the Same Time?

October 29, 2012 - in Water

If you've successfully flushed a toilet recently, then you appreciate (at least subconsciously) the workings of a good sewer system. Waste disappears, no matter what time of day or night, or what the weather's like. But weather is actually a challenge for…

IBM Researchers in Ireland Eye Smart Water Supply

October 26, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

As urban populations increase, so will the strain on established and aging city water systems. The increasing demand for water will have to be supplied through water treatment and distribution networks that have inherent capacity constraints. These networks…

Pennsylvania Governor Announces $79 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects

October 24, 2012 - in Construction, Projects, Water

Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $79 million in 27 non-point source, drinking water, and wastewater projects in 16 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "Today's funding approvals bring PENNVEST's…

Sewer Heat Recovery Provides Low-Cost Recycled Energy

October 24, 2012 - in Energy, Feature, Featured, Water

In every urban area, heat that humans have generated to shower, wash clothes, cook, and so on flows underground — in the sewers, making them very warm. Today, sewers represent the largest source of heat leakage in buildings. Even toilet water, which is at…

Illinois to Invest $1B in Sewer and Water Infrastructure Upgrades

October 19, 2012 - in Water

Gov. Pat Quinn launched a $1 billion initiative Thursday to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois, some of them badly eroded after more than 100 years of service. Timing the announcement to coincide with the 40th anniversary…

Hendersonville, NC Improves Efficiency of Public Works with Cityworks

October 8, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

At the City of Hendersonville, North Carolina, daily utility and public works operations are more efficient today with Cityworks.  From Azteca Systems, Inc., Cityworks has Empowered GIS™ for by staff across many divisions, improving workflow, communication…

Sensor Data Helps Calibrate Water Models

October 2, 2012 - in Interview, Modeling, Sensors, Wastewater, Water

Thomas M. Walski, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F. ASCE, is Bentley Systems senior product manager for Water and Sewer Products. Walski has been intimately involved with the modeling of water networks for decades, and has worked with Bentley Systems to introduce seminal…