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King County, Washington to Try New Envision Rating System for Infrastructure

March 19, 2014 - in Transportation, Wastewater

King County invests hundreds of millions each year on major infrastructure for transportation and waste disposal. Incorporating sustainable development principles into these projects has long been a priority for county leadership. But until recently, sustainable…

Jerry Edwards, PE Joins Bohannan Huston to Lead Water Resources Division

March 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Wastewater, Water

Bohannan Huston Inc. (BHI), announces Jerry Edwards, P.E. has joined the  firm to lead its Water Resources division in Denver. Mr. Edwards specializes…

Village Gets Workflow in Line with Cityworks

February 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Wastewater, Water

The Village of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, has cut work order completion time in half after two weeks of initial training with Cityworks software, allowing…

New Volunteer Project Brings Clean Water to Rural Communities in Tanzania

January 9, 2014 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Following the success of several Water & Sanitation Projects worldwide, Projects Abroad and partner BridgIT Water are launching new projects in Tanzania this month, where they will continue their international development work to provide safe and sustainable…

Cityworks Helped Newport News Stand Firm against Hurricane Sandy

November 14, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Emergency, Wastewater

One year has passed since the landfall of Hurricane Sandy and its devastating aftermath, which affected 24 states and hundreds of communities along the US Eastern Seaboard. Included among the communities affected was the City of Newport News, Virginia, a longtime…

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…

American Sentinel University's New Webinar Details GIS's Crucial Role in Managing America's Crumbling Infrastructure

March 4, 2013 - in Announcement, Wastewater, Water

America’s water and sewer infrastructure continues to age and deteriorate and government officials are relying on geographic information systems (GIS) technology as a fiscally and environmentally sustainable model for current and future operational improvements.…

Azerbaijan's Water Infrastructure Project Wins Be Inspired Award

January 8, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

Azersu OJSC, an organization in charge of state policy and strategy in the field of water supply, drinking water supply, and sanitation services, today announced that its GIS-based Infrastructure Asset Management project in Baku, Azerbaijan, has won a 2012 Be…

Sensor Data Helps Calibrate Water Models

October 2, 2012 - in Interview, Modeling, Sensors, Wastewater, Water

Thomas M. Walski, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F. ASCE, is Bentley Systems senior product manager for Water and Sewer Products. Walski has been intimately involved with the modeling of water networks for decades, and has worked with Bentley Systems to introduce seminal…

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 about 30% of the available supply of renewable water. Water consumption is expanding considerably faster…