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Fidelity National Environmental Solutions Named Water Management Company of the Year in the Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards

October 31, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a water engineering, technology licensing and innovative U.S. manufacturing company, today announced that Fidelity National Environmental Solutions ("FNES"), formerly Ecosphere Energy Services, has been named Water…

EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change

October 25, 2013 - in Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced $400,000 to help six communities expand their use of green infrastructure to reduce water…

Eye4Software Releases Update to Hydromagic Hydrographic Survey Software

October 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Today, Eye4Software B.V. is proud to announce, that the latest version of their Hydrographic Survey Package, Hydromagic version 5.2, has been released…

Europe Gets a New Data Viewer for Urban Waste Water Treatment

October 21, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

Treatment of urban wastewater is crucial for protecting the natural environment against pollution. A new data viewer from the European Environment Agency (EEA) allows users to access data on urban wastewater and  treatment plants. The new data viewer, part…

Sensors Alert to Chlorine Leak at New York City Water Plant

October 20, 2013 - in Water

A water treatment plant near the Kensico Dam in Valhalla is back in service 24 hours after a chlorine solution leak forced its closure and mobilized plumbers and electricians for repairs Saturday, officials said. The plant processes drinking water for a variety…

After Decades, a Water Tunnel Can Now Serve All of Manhattan

October 17, 2013 - in Water

In one of the most significant milestones for the city’s water supply in nearly a century, New York City's Water Tunnel No. 3 — authorized in 1954, begun in 1970 and considered the largest capital construction project ever undertaken in the five boroughs…

Ensuring Sustainable Water Resources the Focus of 2013 Clarke Prize Conference

October 7, 2013 - in Projects, Water

An impressive roster of leading-edge academic researchers and utility managers will be presenting on innovations and challenges in planning, developing, and managing sustainable water supplies at the 2013 Clarke Prize Conference, to be held November 15, 2013,…

Harrisburg's Sewer, Water Lines Being Mapped for Infrastructure Improvements

April 25, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

The capital city's 100-year-old system of sewer and water lines are being marked and mapped using geographic information system technology in a project Mayor Linda Thompson said the city is undertaking with the Harrisburg Authority. When completed, the city…

EPA's RainWorks Challenge Awards Universities for Green Infrastructure Design

April 22, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a new design challenge created to inspire the next generation of landscape architects, planners and engineers to develop innovative green infrastructure…

FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program Needs an Updated Approach to Analyzing Flood Risk

March 21, 2013 - in Projects, Water

In administering the National Flood Insurance Program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) needs a more modern approach to analyzing and managing flood risk behind levees -- one that would give public officials and individual property owners a clearer…