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McLaren Engineering CEO honored for New York waterfront improvements

The Waterfront Alliance honored Malcolm G. McLaren, president and CEO, McLaren Engineering Group, with the 2016 Heroes of the Harbor award for his contributions to the New York harbor and waterways.

Environmental impact bond to fund initial DC Water green infrastructure project

The DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) issued the nation’s first environmental impact bond (EIB) to fund the initial green infrastructure project in its DC Clean Rivers Project, a $2.6 billion program to control stormwater runoff and improve the District’s water quality.

Parsons awarded three-year contract for Blue Water Bridge

The Michigan Department of Transportation awarded Parsons a three-year contract to provide structural services for the Michigan-owned portion of the Blue Water Bridge. This twin-span international bridge serves as a gateway linking Canada and the United States.

P3 to install largest public water agency energy storage network in the U.S.

Advanced Microgrid Solutions and the Irvine Ranch Water District announced a public-private partnership (P3) to install the largest network of energy storage systems at a public water agency in the United States.

Water Systems Council hails U.S. Senate passage of Water Resources Development Act of 2016

The U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 legislation containing the Water Systems Council's (WSC) top federal priority, The Water Supply Cost Savings Act on a vote of 95 to 3. The Savings Act aims to reduce federal, state and local costs of providing high quality drinking water to millions of Americans in rural communities by facilitating the use of cost-effective alternatives like water well systems.

Water data startups invited to apply to Imagine H2O’s 8th annual accelerator

Imagine H2O (IH2O), a water innovation accelerator, launched its 2017 Water Data Challenge. The program will identify and engage promising startups delivering data and analytics solutions to drive smarter water resource management in industrial, municipal and agricultural markets.

CH2M joins Value of Water Coalition for Imagine a Day Without Water

CH2M joined the Value of Water Coalition and hundreds of water agencies, businesses, elected officials, schools and community organizations from across the United States for Imagine a Day Without Water, a national campaign taking place September 15, 2016 aimed to educate and raise awareness about how water is essential, invaluable and needs investment.

Awards presented for leadership in water reuse

The WateReuse Association recognized extraordinary leadership in water reuse during its Annual Awards luncheon at the 31st Annual WateReuse Symposium. The awards program highlights utilities, businesses, and people that provide leadership in advancing water reuse.

Linking water research to climate change decision-making

A new journal article from Abt Associates and partners offers key lessons for making research on climate change meet the specific needs of water utilities.
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