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EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030

June 5, 2013 - in Drinking water, Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released results of a survey showing that $384 billion in improvements are needed for the nation’s drinking water infrastructure through 2030 for systems to continue providing safe drinking water to 297…

Miami-Dade Commissioners Approve $1.6 billion to Fix Water and Sewer Pipes

May 23, 2013 - in Water

Miami-Dade commissioners swallowed hard medicine Tuesday, approving an agreement with the federal and state governments to settle violations of environmental…

Bentley Releases Enhanced WaterCAD and WaterGEMS V8i to Help Utilities Improve Efficiency

May 15, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the immediate availability of its new WaterCAD and WaterGEMS V8i (SELECTseries 4) information modeling software…

Sarah Lawrence College establishes Center for the Urban River at Beczak Environmental Education Center

May 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

Sarah Lawrence College and the Hudson River Valley Environmental Education Institute (HRVEEI) announced on May 1 an alliance that will establish The Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at the Beczak Environmental Education Center in Yonkers.…

Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation

May 10, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…

The European Union Puts Natural Processes at the Heart of Its Spatial Planning

May 7, 2013 - in Planning, Projects, Water

The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and tested tool…

Eugene Commissions a New SCADA System to Monitor Network

May 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Water

Survalent Technology, a provider of smart grid solutions for the control room, announced today that it has commissioned a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for Eugene Water & Electric Board, Oregon. The new system features Survalent's…

COAST v1.0 Software Released for Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Cost-Benefit Analysis

May 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

Blue Marble Geographics, in partnership with the University of Southern Maine, is pleased to announce the release of COAST v1.0. COAST is a free software tool built on the Global Mapper SDK for use in modeling storm surge and sea level rise in relation to…

Streamgaging Network Continues to Ensure Public Safety

May 3, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

As lingering spring rains soak eastern Iowa, crews from the U.S. Geological Survey continue efforts to make sure the streamgaging network is providing basic scientific information needed by water-resource managers and the community. "The accurate flow data…

Eptisa to Modernize Drinking Water and Sewerage Service of Lima with GIS

May 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Eptisa TI has been awarded a new contract in Peru for the development of an Integrated Geographic Information System for the Drinking Water and Sewerage Service of Lima (SEDAPAL). The project will last 16 months. The first objective of the Information System,…