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EPA Awarding Grants to Protect and Restore Wetlands

January 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands. The National Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, intertribal…

Fort Smith, Arkansas Agrees to Upgrade Sewer System to Reduce Discharges of Raw Sewage into Local Waterways

January 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater, Water

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2015— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Arkansas announced that the…

Aging Chicago Waterways Need Rebuilding, Too

September 28, 2014 - in Water

Warnings about our crumbling infrastructure tend to focus on highways and bridges, railroads and subway systems. And there's no question that these surface…

Everglades Foundation Offers $10 Million Prize to Remove Phosphorus from Waterways

September 23, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Water

PALMETTO BAY, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014—The Everglades Foundation announced a global initiative offering a $10 million prize to anyone who can solve one of the world’s most daunting environmental problems. A donor has committed the $10 million prize for The…

Temporary Waters & Intermittent Streams at Risk: International Team of Scientists Urge Science-Based Policy

March 17, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Water

Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Such is the case with temporary waters—defined as waterways that do not have visible connections to downstream or nearby surface waters throughout the year. A new article published today in…

Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation

May 10, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…