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Pollution Reduced in Rapid City Stormwater Runoff

Wetland channels constructed in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, effectively reduced many pollutants in stormwater runoff, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey report. Measurements collected by the USGS during 2013-2014 showed that concentrations…

Bristol Water Uses Rezatec Landscape Intelligence to Support Water Catchment Management

Harwell, Oxfordshire, July 1, 2015—Rezatec is deploying its landscape intelligence portal platform to work with Bristol Water on a ground-breaking project…

Some Coastal Plain Streams Influenced by Animal Feeding Operations

June 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

Animal feeding operations have measureable effects on stream water quality in many agricultural watersheds in the North Carolina Coastal Plain, according…

EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities

June 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing a draft assessment today on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources in the United States. The assessment, done at the request of Congress, shows…

Innovyze Releases InfoWorks WS Generation V15.5, Delivering Powerful and Comprehensive Smart Water Network Modeling

May 5, 2015 - in Modeling, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., May 5, 2015 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of InfoWorks WS V15.5, enhanced with new benefits and valuable modeling capabilities…

Water Companies License Two UW-Milwaukee Sensor Technologies

April 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

April 29, 2015—About 13.2 million households in the United States obtain their water from private wells, a method that offers no assurances of the water’s quality. Testing private wells can be expensive and results can take weeks. But two different types…

Water Quality Characteristics Identified as Energy Exploration Continues in Monongahela River Basin

April 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply

Monongahela River Basin, W. Va. – A recent study comparing historic water quality from the Monongahela River Basin in West Virginia found little change in the groundwater and few changes in the surface water samples, according to a new study led by the U.S.…

Sewage Pollution a Culprit in Indian River Lagoon

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Water

Science points to proliferation of septic tanks in loss of seagrass and wildlife The Indian River Lagoon is a narrow channel of brackish water that extends nearly 160 miles down the spine of Florida’s Atlantic coast. Although not as well known to outsiders…

What’s Being Done to Protect the Great Lakes?

February 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

New and improved science tools can help managers and researchers evaluate current threats and develop management strategies to protect and restore the valuable Great Lakes ecosystem. The recently released U.S. Geological Survey products provide free environmental…

OGC Approves WaterML 2.0 Water Quality Best Practice

January 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Jan. 13, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has approved the OGC WaterML 2.0 Water Quality (WaterML-WQ) document for publication as an OGC Best Practice. This OGC Best Practice describes how to configure XML documents for single and time…