Final environmental documents for California’s WaterFix released

Final environmental documents for California’s WaterFix released

February 3rd, 2017 by

Following hundreds of public meetings and thousands of public comments, California released the final, refined environmental documents for WaterFix, an essential effort to modernize the State’s water infrastructure.

DC Water and WEF announce inaugural National Green Infrastructure Program certifications

DC Water and WEF announce inaugural National Green Infrastructure Program certifications

January 31st, 2017 by

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the issuance of the first certifications under the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP).

San Antonio’s newest water source opens

San Antonio’s newest water source opens

January 30th, 2017 by

Dignitaries joined San Antonio Water System in celebrating the introduction of a truly new drinking water source to the city — desalination. The SAWS project pumps salty — or brackish — water from deep in the Wilcox Aquifer under south Bexar County as the source for this purified drinking water.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launches Green Scene blog

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launches Green Scene blog

January 30th, 2017 by

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launched Green Scene, a blog dedicated to the latest trends, topics and news on all things associated with water, sustainability and the environment.

Padre Dam, Helix, El Cajon, and San Diego County extend partnerships on East County Advanced Water Purification Program

Padre Dam, Helix, El Cajon, and San Diego County extend partnerships on East County Advanced Water Purification Program

January 26th, 2017 by

Helix Water District, City of El Cajon, and San Diego County have each approved new Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs) with Padre Dam Municipal Water District for additional studies on the East County Advanced Water Purification Program. The MOUs commit the program partners to contribute a total of $474,000 toward Padre Dam’s existing contract with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants to complete the studies.

CH2M-designed Southern Delivery System Program earns industry excellence award

CH2M-designed Southern Delivery System Program earns industry excellence award

January 26th, 2017 by

Engineering News-Record (ENR) selected Colorado Springs Utilities’ Southern Delivery System Program as the recipient of the ENR Mountain States Best Projects Award in the Water/Environment Category.

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

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

January 20th, 2017 by

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: XP Solutions releases XPSWMM 2017

AEC TECH NEWS: XP Solutions releases XPSWMM 2017

January 18th, 2017 by

XP Solutions released XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2017 — hydrodynamic software models for simulating sanitary sewer systems, stormwater systems, rivers, and urban flooding.

Study demonstrates feasibility of large-scale regional water recycling program

Study demonstrates feasibility of large-scale regional water recycling program

January 18th, 2017 by

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.

Imagine H2O’s 8th annual water innovation accelerator identifies promising data solutions

Imagine H2O’s 8th annual water innovation accelerator identifies promising data solutions

January 9th, 2017 by

Imagine H2O, the water innovation accelerator, selected 12 startups to advance to its 8th annual Accelerator Program. Over 180 startups from 20 countries registered for the Challenge.

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