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EPA to host March 9 webcast on new online tool: Model My Watershed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting a webcast on the new tool, “Model My Watershed,” on Thursday, March 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.

Milwaukee unveils plans for stormwater park

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is seeking public input on recently unveiled plans for the city’s latest HOME GR/OWN green space on a long-vacant lot.

Final environmental documents for California’s WaterFix released

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.

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.

Bureau of Reclamation launches two prize challenges seeking solutions to expand usable water supplies

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is launching two new prize challenges — Arsenic Sensor Challenge and More Water, Less Concentrate. This is the first stage for each challenge. Subsequent stages with larger prize purses are planned for testing and demonstrating the most promising technologies.

Flint hires Arcadis to plan water distribution system improvements

The City of Flint, Mich., selected Arcadis to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and long-term operation of the city’s aging water system.

AEC TECH NEWS: XPDRAINAGE 2017 provides automated stormwater design with CAD integration

XP Solutions’ XPDRAINAGE 2017 Automated Stormwater Design software helps users create fully optimized stormwater designs faster and now integrates with CAD packages.

Deepwater Wind plans offshore wind farm to serve Maryland

Offshore wind company Deepwater Wind announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals at far lower prices than state law anticipates, saving Maryland ratepayers millions of dollars.

New tech uses electricity to track water, ID potential problems in concrete

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures, allowing engineers to identify potential issues before they become big problems.
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