XP Solutions released XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2017 — hydrodynamic software models for simulating sanitary sewer systems, stormwater systems, rivers, and urban flooding.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017.
On. Dec. 13, 90 people completed the inaugural National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam. These 90 people hope to become the first set of entry-level workers to gain recognition under NGICP.
Unsettled with the increasing stormwater flowing through the Hanover Township Community Park, in Bethlehem, Pa., the Hanover Township Public Works Department teamed with Oldcastle Precast to devise a unique stormwater solution, using special reinforced concrete pipes, to reconstruct the exiting stormwater structure.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking a federal judge to allow the agency to join a lawsuit seeking to delay action on a flood diversion project on the Red River. The project as proposed would redirect flows through the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area via a dam and diversion channel system.
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) congratulated Congress for passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, and expressed hope for more discussion and action.
The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) recently unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, vehicle maintenance, storage and operations facility, designed by STV. STV provided a broad range of architectural and engineering design services for the new facility, which incorporates a number of sustainable design and environmentally friendly features.
A new report authored by Capital E, “Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, D.C.,” documents how the District could save $5 billion with smart surface strategies such as cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV and porous pavements while enhancing health and livability and cutting summer peak temperature.
Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh Government’s principal adviser on issues relating to the environment and its natural resources, selected CH2M’s Flood Modeller Pro software as the core hydrodynamic modelling solution within its new flood forecasting system.
Innovyze released V7.5 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to integrate river, sewer and overland flow modeling.