Developing an inclusive vision to meet future water demands, CH2M recently completed an integrated water resource management plan highlighting inter-connections between water supply and conservation, wastewater management and stormwater, and watershed management across 15 counties and 95 cities in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
Two Stanford environmental engineers have developed a computational planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities look at their local circumstances and understand how they could combine water supply strategies into an integrated, efficient and cost-effective system that replenishes aquifers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching the Water Finance Clearinghouse, a web‐based portal to help communities make informed financing decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs.
CH2M and the City of North Miami Beach, Fla., entered a 15-year partnership to deliver a best-in-class water/wastewater utility for residents and regional customers of the city.
Researchers recently discovered that releasing millions of gallons of treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater each year into area surface waters may have longer-lasting effects than originally thought.
The DC Water board of directors approved the authority’s largest contract to date for the design and construction of the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT).
York County, S.C., selected Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, to perform a force main replacement along Highway 274 from Crowder’s Creek Pump Station to the Big Allison Creek Pump Station.
The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA), which represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of PVC pipe, announced completion of the first comprehensive environmental and performance review of water and sewer pipes in North America.
State leaders shared Michigan’s draft Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie — a targeted approach for improving water quality and helping to prevent algal blooms.
The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District celebrated the grand opening of its Northern Treatment Plant. Planned since 1982, the new $417 million facility is one of the most advanced in the western United States.
Slayden Constructors, Inc., a subsidiary of MWH Constructors, Inc., was selected as the construction manager/general contractor (GM/GC) for a $27 million project for a new Water Treatment Plant in Lebanon, Ore.
Infiltrator Water Technologies, a manufacturer of decentralized wastewater treatment technology, celebrates 30 years of innovation in the onsite wastewater industry this year.
Two longtime utility directors launched a communications consulting firm dedicated to helping water and wastewater professionals across North Carolina and the nation meet their customers’ growing expectations for information.
Sustainable Solutions Corporation (SSC) released the “Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Water and Sewer Pipe and Comparative Sustainability Analysis of Pipe Materials.
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings opened the entry submission process for its annual Sherwin-Williams Impact Award.
Engineering News-Record recently named DC Water’s Blue Plains Tunnel as the 2016 Overall National Best of the Best Project.
Trimble announced the latest version of its smart water management software — Trimble Unity 3.8.
Agru America’s newest manufacturing center in Charleston, S.C., is producing AGRULINE pipes with dimensions of up to 98.4 inches designed for high-volume flow applications including gas, potable water, and wastewater.
EPA is releasing the Route to Resilience (RtoR) tool that will help small- and medium-sized drinking water and wastewater utilities learn more about becoming resilient to all-hazards.
As part of the Decentralized Wastewater Webcast Series, EPA is hosting a webinar, Surface Discharge of Raw Wastewater among Unsewered Homes in Central Alabama.
A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during wastewater clean-up.
Three HDR projects have been recognized by American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC-Iowa) in its 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.
Innovyze released V6.0 Generation of SCADAWatch, a network data management and business analytics and optimization solution for water and sewer systems.
Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) announced the completion of rehabilitation and capacity improvements on more than five miles of gravity sewer pipeline.
The binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) called for U.S. and Canadian leadership to rebuild and modernize aging water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region.
The Trinidad, Colo., city council approved a five-year contract with CH2M to manage the city’s 18-year-old wastewater treatment plant.
HDR received two state-level awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for its 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.
Fehr Graham was awarded two 2017 ACEC-Illinois Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL).
The CB&I, Michael Baker International and Gannett Fleming joint venture (JV) team announced completion of construction management services for four projects as part of the six-year upgrade of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn, N.Y. Not only were the four construction projects, valued at approximately $1.3 billion, delivered under budget, the team achieved all consent order milestones, allowing $71.7 million to be returned to the city.
The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors approved $662.9 million in grants and interest-free and low-cost loans to support vital wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects. This funding complements Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State proposal to invest a record $2 billion in critical water infrastructure across New York.
A new study has confirmed the feasibility of a proposed large-scale project to treat and purify wastewater and distribute it to groundwater basins across the region through a collaboration between the Metropolitan Water District and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County.
The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an eight-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city’s 5 million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant.
At the start of 2016, the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) contracted with KAI Design & Build to provide emergency relief services after historic rains and severe flooding at the end of 2015 caused the shutdown of two of its wastewater treatment plants, and damage to a third plant.
The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility expansion project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Bronze award.
Senet, the first and only North American provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long range-based (LoRa-based) Internet of Things (IoT) applications, announced that Trimble is leveraging its wireless technology to enable water utilities to remotely measure and monitor water, wastewater and groundwater systems.
Bentley Systems announced the availability of the new SewerGEMS and SewerCAD CONNECT Edition applications for analysis and design of sewer networks.
The City of Traverse City, Mich., recently approved a five-year contract renewal with CH2M for operations and maintenance of the Traverse City Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) was awarded the inaugural Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today Recognition.