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Infrastructure Updates a Costly Burden for Cities

May 18, 2012 - in Water

Water lines buried decades ago beneath Urbana’s streets are breaking apart more frequently, forcing city officials to develop a plan to replace miles of infrastructure. Urbana is not the only city facing aging water infrastructure. According to a report…

Water Conservation Challenge Encourages Cities to Save Water, Compete for Prizes

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the Wyland Foundation has launched its National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, a…

EPA Administrator Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Sign Landmark Green City, Clean Waters Partnership Agreement

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by U.S. Representative Allyson…

Florida Utility to Implement Smart GIS-centric Stormwater Modeling

Fort Walton Beach, FL, has selected InfoSWMM from Innovyze to meet its stormwater network modeling requirements, giving the city access to an advanced and comprehensive ArcGIS-integrated stormwater modeling and management application. The Fort Walton Beach…

The Importance of Water Management to the Smart City

May 6, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Water

In the emerging vision for the smart city of tomorrow, we often hear about next generation smart grids, smarter buildings that manage themselves to conserve resources, and smart transportation systems that will lessen congestion. In fact, Pike Research’s…