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A Battle Brews Over Coastal Infrastructure

September 30, 2012 - in Wastewater, Water

California's Pacific coast is dotted with aging sewage plants and other infrastructure that towns are trying to upgrade. But the need to modernize many of these critical facilities is being delayed by a rethinking of whether the waterfront is the safest place…

A Tidal Shift in Water Network Management

September 24, 2012 - in Feature, Featured, Wastewater, Water

Water consumption worldwide is on the steepest of hockey stick curves—since 1950, annual consumption has tripled, and in 2006 passed 4,300 km3… that’s…

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…

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…