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GRCC to start training program for municipal water system maintenance with JPMorgan Chase grant

November 26, 2019 - in News, Water

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College will start a training program focused on jobs related to water, public works, clean energy and river restoration projects with a $150,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. GRCC is teaming up with the cities of…

Water Systems Council Introduces Infrastructure Planning Resource for Rural Communities

November 25, 2019 - in News, Technology, Water

WASHINGTON – The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and water well systems, has…

Cardno Experts Assisting Clients to Predict and Plan the Lifespan of their Assets

September 1, 2016 - in Water

Do you know how you’ll be feeling in 5, 30 or potentially 100 years’ time? Cardno experts assist clients every day in predicting the estimated condition,…

Arcadis Sustainability Study: U.S. Cities Face Serious Water Risks

August 8, 2016 - in Water

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Aug. 8, 2016 – The first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Water Index shows that North American cities, threatened by both water scarcity and natural disasters, are among the most at risk in the developed world. In fact, no U.S. cities…

Framework for STEPP Initiative Released

August 5, 2016 - in Stormwater, Water

In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document that provides recommendations on potential program design components. The document, Framework for a National…

To Save Water on Lawns, Throw Some Shade

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Water

How much water does your lawn really need? A University of Utah study re-evaluated lawn watering recommendations by measuring water use by lawns in Los Angeles. The standard model of turfgrass water needs, they found, lacked precision in some common urban…

ASSET360 Smart Water Analytics Applications Available in FATHOM Store

July 5, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Products, Water

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 1, 2016 – Black & Veatch has partnered with FATHOM Water Management, Inc., to offer ASSET360 data analytics applications on their recently launched online marketplace. The FATHOM Store allows water utilities to purchase and…

Surging 28 Percent, US Municipal Water Infrastructure Forecast Reaches $532 Billion

July 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water & wastewater utilities – including spending on pipes, plants, and pumps – are expected to exceed $532 billion between 2016 and 2025, according to new forecasts from Bluefield Research. This new…

Black & Veatch Adds Tunneling and Buried Infrastructure Expertise

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Water

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2016—Todd Wanless, a tunneling and geotechnical engineering expert with strong experience in water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects, has joined Black & Veatch’s water business. Based in Kansas City, Missouri,…

How Safe is Your Drinking Water? NRDC Report Documents Widespread Lead Violations

June 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

WASHINGTON —More than 18 million Americans got their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a groundbreaking Natural Resources Defense Council report. The problem could be significantly more pervasive because many more water…