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EPA to Host Roadway Design, Maintenance Webinar

June 16, 2014
Source:  NPDES Deck: 

Webcast will discuss cost-effective ways to incorporate green infrastructure into roadway projects

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Pollutant Discharge Elinination System (NPDES) Permit Program will host a webinar on, “Roadway Design and Maintenance of Post-Construction Stormwater Controls,” Thursday, June 19, 2014, from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT.

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APWA Merges Sustainability Conference, Public Works Expo

June 16, 2014
Source:  APWA Deck: 

New sustainability track will educate attendees on the efficient delivery of infrastructure projects

The American Public Works Assn. (APWA) annual Sustainability in Public Works Conference has merged with the 2014 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition taking place in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 17 to 20, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Image:  Sustainability Public Works Conference.jpg Company Reference:  American Public Works Association Publication Date:  June 16, 2014

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Elgin Sweeper to Host 100th Anniversary Celebration

June 13, 2014
Source:  Elgin Sweeper Co. Deck: 

The company will host a special media event Saturday, June 21

Elgin Sweeper Co. will host a special media event Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., to celebrate the company’s first 100 years of innovation and industry leadership. The celebration will be held at 1300 W. Bartlett Rd, Elgin, Ill., and follow-up interview opportunities will be available upon request.

The event will include:

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Chambers Provide Increased Storage in Connecticut

June 13, 2014
Source:  Cultec Deck: 

Community beach uses Cultec chambers to upgrade a septic tank system

Sandy Beach, a community beach at Lake Morris in Bantam, Conn., was undergoing a major renovation that would include new bathrooms, a bath station and a snack bar with a grease trap. Since the previous septic system was originally installed in the 1950s, it required an upgrade to provide enough storage to accommodate the new features.

Image:  Photo courtesy of Cultec Publication Date:  June 13, 2014

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Northeastern City Deploys Water Level Monitoring Solution

June 12, 2014
Source:  DataLoggers Deck: 

DataLoggers’ Frog RX data loggers forprovides a rugged, remote monitoring solution

Recently CAS DataLoggers was contracted by a Northeastern city’s council to supply and install water level monitoring and flood warning systems at eight key river sites across the city and at a reservoir. All these monitoring sites were at distant locations where flooding has been a recurring problem over the last several years. The project’s objective was to deliver vital and timely alarm messages of rising water levels to warn users of potential flooding and allow time to enact preventative measures.

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President Obama Signs Water Resources Bill

June 12, 2014
Source:  NACWA, APWA Deck: 

Bill includes important overhaul of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program

President Obama signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law.

The $12.3 billion package reauthorizes flood control projects around the country and includes a major overhaul to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. The new law also funds needed projects for flood control, water navigation, storm damage reduction, beach nourishment, ecological restoration, water supply and dam and levee safety.

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President Obama Signs Water Resources Bill

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Itron, OSIsoft to Advance Real-time Analytics for Water Utilities

June 11, 2014
Source:  Itron Inc. Deck: 

Companies to increase system visibility, operational intelligence and efficiency

Itron Inc. will collaborate with OSIsoft LLC to expand the value of analytics for water utilities to improve insights and decisions. The companies are working together to enable data sharing between their solutions by integrating OSIsoft’s PI System, a real-time infrastructure for streaming data and events, with Itron Analytics, an analytics application providing business intelligence. The integration is designed to enable water utilities to analyze performance of the distribution network in real-time.

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Finn Hires Distribution Sales Manager for Southeast Territory

June 11, 2014
Source:  Finn Corp. Deck: 

Melissa Miller joins Finn as a southeastern sales representative for its dealers and direct territory

Finn Corp. hired Melissa Miller as its distribution sales manager (DSM) covering the Southeastern U.S. Miller will manage three FINN full service dealers plus the open territories in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. She begins her new duties immediately.

Company Reference:  Finn Corp Publication Date:  June 11, 2014

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Altamonte Springs, Fla., Announces Water Preservation Initiative

June 10, 2014
Source:  Sara Brady Public Relations Inc. Deck: 

City’s new water reclamation system has regional environmental benefits and cost savings

The city of Altamonte Springs, Fla., will host a groundbreaking event to introduce A-FIRST, its water preservation initiative that is expected to help the region reuse reclaimed water more efficiently and save the state an estimated $15 million.

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Wetland Foundation Calls for Coastal Restoration Funding

June 10, 2014
Source:  America's WETLAND Foundation Deck: 

AWF outlines innovative solutions to help expand and expedite coastal restoration efforts

In a presentation to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation, America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) outlined innovative solutions to help expand and expedite coastal restoration efforts, in concert with Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan.

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WERF Study to Identify Barriers, Solutions to Energy Efficiency

June 09, 2014
Source:  Water Environment Research Federation Deck: 

WERF expands energy efficiency research efforts through a project with Brown & Caldwell

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is expanding research efforts into energy efficiency at water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). Brown & Caldwell will lead work on this latest energy project entitled Identification of Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Resource Recovery at WRRFs and Solutions to Promote These Practices (ENER7C13).

The objectives of this study are to:

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JRH Eng. to Expand Engineering Services

June 09, 2014
Source:  JRH Eng. Inc. Deck: 

JRH Eng. will offer Phase I and II environmental, wetland mitigation and delineation

JRH Eng. Inc. will be expanding its site development and construction engineering consulting to adding more environmental engineering services. Currently, JRH Eng. offers civil engineering and structural engineering services to Houston and coastal county communities. The firm specializes in civil site development, structural engineering, foundation design, storm water quality control (SWPPP), windstorm engineering and all other civil engineering project needs. In the next few months, JRH Eng.

Image:  JRH Eng. Services.jpg Publication Date:  June 09, 2014

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Report Explores Water Security in Water-Scarce U.S. Regions

June 06, 2014

New approaches to urban water management help ensure future water supply resiliency

Water sector leaders need to develop a persuasive story about the potential severity of future water shortages, the consequences of a business-as-usual approach to water supply and demand planning, and the benefits of new water supply options, according to a Charting New Waters report released by The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread.

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Report Explores Water Security in Water-Scarce U.S. Regions

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Oldcastle Precast, Wahaso Partner for Water Conservation

June 06, 2014
Source:  Oldcastle Precast Deck: 

Partnership will help provide fully integrated water harvesting solutions to clients nationwide

Oldcastle Precast signed an agreement with Hinsdale, Ill.-based Water Harvesting Solutions (Wahaso) to collaborate on projects involving water harvesting and underground storm water/rainwater storage and treatment systems. This partnership will facilitate the ability to provide fully integrated water harvesting solutions to clients nationwide.

Company Reference:  Oldcastle Precast Publication Date:  June 06, 2014

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Tensar Expands Partnership With ACF

June 05, 2014
Source:  Tensar Intl. Deck: 

ACF Environmental will offer Tensar products at in Maryland and Delaware

Tensar Intl. recently extended its exclusive partnership with ACF Environmental into the Maryland and Delaware markets. The expanded territory allows for increased exposure in the region and greater availability of Tensar TriAx Geogrids.

Company Reference:  Tensar International Corporation Publication Date:  June 05, 2014

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Xylem to Participate in Key Discussions at SIWW 2014

June 05, 2014
Source:  Xylem Inc. Deck: 

Xylem’s president and CEO will be a panelist at the TechXchange forum

Xylem Inc. will participate in key thought leader events at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014. Stakeholders from the global water industry gather at the SIWW 2014 to share business opportunities and showcase the latest water technologies. 

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New Study Provides Global Look of Water Stressed Cities

June 04, 2014
Source:  The Nature Conservancy Deck: 

Large cities occupy 1% of global land surface, but draw water from almost half of that surface

The Nature Conservancy announced the publication of the first global database of urban water sources and stress in Global Environmental Change.

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171 Communities to Receive EPA Brownfield Investment Grants

June 04, 2014
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 171 communities will receive 264 grants totaling $67 million in brownfields funding to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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WERF Awards Contract to Explore Sustainable Nitrogen Removal

June 03, 2014
Source:  Water Environment Research Foundation Deck: 

New project to help wastewater treatment facilities meet nitrogen discharge limits more efficiently

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is launching its second project under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency funded National Research Center for Resource Recovery and Nutrient Management by awarding Columbia University with a contract to explore sustainable nitrogen removal.

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North American Fracking Water Treatment Market to Increase

June 03, 2014
Source:  BCC Research Deck: 

According to a new report, the market is expected to grow to $350 million by 2018

BCC Research reveals in its new report, "Fracking Water Treatment: The North American Market," the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil wells is expected to

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