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Atlanta DWM moves forward with project to increase sewer capacity and mitigate flooding

February 13, 2024 - in Water

Critical sewer capacity relief solution to be constructed in Atlanta’s Peoplestown neighborhood ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2024 — The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has reached a significant milestone to deliver on a decade-long effort…

Explore the Risk of PFAS in Local Tap Water

February 6, 2024 - in Drinking water, Multimedia, Videos, Water

U.S. Geological Survey scientists created an interactive map to help the public better understand their risk of exposure to PFAS, also known as “forever…

USGS PFAS in Tap Water Interactive Map How-To Video

February 2, 2024 - in News, Water

U.S. Geological Survey scientists created an interactive map to help the public better understand the likelihood PFAS is in local tap water. This tool…

US Water Alliance convenes multidisciplinary team to develop greenhouse gas emission guidance for water utilities

January 31, 2024 - in Water

Project to provide greenhouse gas accounting framework and consensus-based tool to help meet the water sector’s climate objectives WALNUT CREEK, Calif., January 30, 2024 — The US Water Alliance (the Alliance) and The Water Research Foundation (WRF) have…

Woolpert Awarded $5.4M Contract to Provide Stormwater Management, Compliance Support for SCDOT Statewide

January 4, 2024 - in News, Stormwater, Water

The five-year contract will support the regulation of stormwater quality throughout South Carolina. COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 4, 2024) — The South Carolina Department of Transportation has selected Woolpert to provide compliance services under a five-year, $5.4…

Three Winners Named for The Water Council’s Tech Challenge

January 3, 2024 - in Awards, News, Water

Two winners are former accelerator participants Milwaukee, WI, Jan. 3, 2024 – The Water Council is pleased to announce the winners of our fall 2023 Tech Challenge, chosen by our leading participating sponsors to help solve real challenges in the water sector.…

Advanced Drainage Systems Survey: Over Half of Americans Worried About How Their Stormwater is Managed

December 15, 2023 - in News, Stormwater, Water

Devastating weather events drive concerns about infrastructure, sustainability and climate change   HILLIARD, OHIO – Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE: WMS) (“ADS” or the “Company”), a leading provider of innovative water management solutions…

NACWA to Issue, “Climate Resiliency in the Balance,” with NYC DEP Commissioner, LA County Sanitation Districts GM

December 14, 2023 - in News, Water

CAN CLEAN WATER UTILITIES HELP MEET CLIMATE CHALLENGES BY 2050? – NEW NACWA REPORT TO SHOW SIZE OF CLIMATE RESILIENCE FEDERAL FUNDING GAP; SUCCESS STORIES IN NYC AND LA IN FOCUS New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner and Los Angeles…

National policy aimed at reducing U.S. greenhouse gases also would improve water quality

December 14, 2023 - in News, Water

The map at left depicts harmful spillover effects in red resulting from wetland restoration in the central Corn Belt without a carbon-pricing policy. The other two maps show how a national carbon policy largely eliminates the spillover effect by imposing two…

NACWA Report: U.S. Clean Water Utilities Make Gains On Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Efforts; Costs will Exceed $360 Billion

December 14, 2023 - in News, Water

Clean Water Sector Leaders from Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts and New York City Department of Environmental Protection Showcase Regional Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Programs in the Fields of Water Reuse, Green Infrastructure, and Decarbonization.…