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EPA Provides $50K to Urban Land Conservancy for Water Quality Improvements in Denver

July 21, 2012 - in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $50,000 in technical assistance to develop innovative green infrastructure options for a new transit-oriented housing development near the Blake/38th commuter-rail station in downtown Denver. The…

US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga

July 17, 2012 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Office of…

New York City and Dutch Environmental Biotechnologist Receive Lee Kuan Yew Prize at World Cities Summit

July 3, 2012 - in Event Coverage, Water

Laureates of the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize and the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize took the stage tonight at the Lee Kuan Yew Awards Ceremony and Banquet,…

US$400 Billion of Water Infrastructure Investment Depends on Adaptive Water Management

June 30, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Aging infrastructure, population growth, legislative and legal developments have all contributed to an ongoing need to consider dynamic water management strategies and solutions while concurrently facing economic challenges.  Financing shortfalls could partly…

Merrick Buys McLaughlin Water Engineers

June 20, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

Merrick & Co. has bought McLaughlin Water Engineers, the company reported Tuesday. Aurora-based Merrick has 14 offices and works in the energy, national security, life sciences and sustainable infrastructure sectors. It specializes in architecture, design-build,…

Water and Wastewater Professionals Gain Geospatial Insight

June 19, 2012 - in Announcement, Projects, Wastewater

Geospatial technology water and wastewater professionals from around the world will convene in San Diego July 23-27 for the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC). This is the largest event of its kind, with more than 14,000 attendees; hundreds of presentations…

Vast Defenses Now Shielding New Orleans

June 15, 2012 - in Emergency, Water

Nearly seven years after flood waters from Hurricane Katrina gushed over New Orleans, $14.5 billion worth of civil works designed to block such surges is now in place — a 133-mile chain of levees, flood walls, gates and pumps too vast to take in at once,…

Innovyze Releases an Updated GIS-centric Smart Water Network Modeling and Management Solution

June 15, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

In its ongoing quest to equip the global drinking water industry with the world’s most comprehensive and innovative GIS-centric smart water network modeling and management solutions, Innovyze today announced significant new enhancements to its InfoWater…

EPA Announces Framework to Help Local Governments Manage Stormwater Runoff and Wastewater

June 13, 2012 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new framework to help local governments meet their Clean Water Act obligations. The Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework assists EPA regional offices, states,…

Underground Pipe Mapping Proves a Challenge

June 4, 2012 - in Wastewater, Water

Since 2009,Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has been trying to prepare a map of the city’s underground drainage and water supply lines but has not been able to make much progress. As AMC is not technologically equipped to do the job on its own, it had…