Civil + Structural Engineering News

CH2M develops integrated water management plan in metro Atlanta

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.

Stanford engineers’ tool helps parched regions plan how to replenish aquifers

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.

New EPA tool helps communities access more than $10 billion in water infrastructure financing

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.

JV team completes wastewater treatment plant projects $71.7 million under budget

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.

New York approves $662.9 million for drinking water and wastewater treatment systems

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.

AEC TECH NEWS: Senet and Trimble deliver a scalable network of wireless IoT sensors for water monitoring applications

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.

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