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Green Infrastructure Report Highlights Sustainable Initiatives

Thu, 2015-03-12 10:23
Source:  GreenStream Deck: 

The report shares the green infrastructure, best practices and outputs of grantees under HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Economic Resilience published the Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative report. The report shares the green infrastructure, best practices and outputs of grantees under HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI).

Image:  energy.jpg Publication Date:  March 12, 2015

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Report Focuses on Sustainable Water Management by Companies

Wed, 2015-03-11 09:57
Source:  DNV GL – Business Assurance Deck: 

Half of the companies surveyed took part in water management initiatives in the last five years

The importance of water management and ways companies deal with them, as well as the main drivers and main obstacles to sustainable water management, are the focus of a new study.

Image:  sink2.jpg Publication Date:  March 11, 2015

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Registration Open for Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Wed, 2015-03-11 09:18
Source:  CG/LA Infrastructure Deck: 

The forum will be held June 10 to 12, 2015 in Antigua, Guatemala

The 13th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure, will be held June 10 to 12, 2015 in Antigua, Guatemala. The event features a project-focused infrastructure marketplace that will bring together more than 400 executives from throughout Latin America and the world.

Image:  guatemala.jpg Publication Date:  March 11, 2015

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UC Berkeley Releases Green Infrastructure Report

Tue, 2015-03-10 09:46
Source:  University of California, Berkeley Deck: 

The report identifies actions water quality authorities can take to drive data collection & information sharing

The University of California, Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment released, “Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Learning from Local Implementation,” a report that identifies actions water quality authorities can take to drive data collection and information sharing.

The report recommends enhancing learning from local implementation efforts to address knowledge gaps and speed cost-effective deployment.

Image:  note.jpg Publication Date:  March 10, 2015

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Ground Broken on Virginia Treatment Facility Improvements Project

Tue, 2015-03-10 09:41
Source:  PC Construction Deck: 

The $76 million project will increase the plant's treatment capacity & reduce nitrogen discharge

The city of Hopewell, Va., and Gov. Terry McAuliffe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) Alternative 4A-1 Light Phase 2 Nitrogen Removal Improvements project in Virginia.

Image:  IMG_2645-300x168.jpg Publication Date:  March 10, 2015

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San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank Restoration Begins

Mon, 2015-03-09 09:52
Source:  Wildlands Deck: 

The San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank is a 54-acre existing agricultural field that will be restored to native floodplain wetland habitat

Wildlands announced that restoration is underway at the recently approved San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank in Oceanside, San Diego County, Calif. A groundbreaking ceremony was attended by local, state and federal agencies involved with the project including the city of Oceanside, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Image:  unnamed (8).jpg Publication Date:  March 09, 2015

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FGI Announces New Officers, Board Members

Mon, 2015-03-09 09:44
Source:  Fabricated Geomembrane Institute Deck: 

The officers & board of directors will serve two-year terms

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) inducted new officers and a new board of directors during their biennial membership meeting in Portland, Ore., on Feb. 18, 2015.

Image:  conference2.jpg Publication Date:  March 09, 2015

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Grey to Green Conference Program Launches

Fri, 2015-03-06 10:32
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The conference will be held June 1 to 2 in Toronto

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities launched the program for Grey to Green: A Conference Exploring the Economics of Local and Regional Food Systems and Resilience on June 1 to 2, 2015 in Toronto. Grey to Green will showcase more than 50 experts across a range of fields. The multi-disciplinary program is packed with project case studies, designs, business models and analytical tools.

Image:  toronto.jpg Publication Date:  March 06, 2015

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City of San Diego Selects Program Manager for Pure Water Project

Fri, 2015-03-06 10:18
Source:  Brown and Caldwell Deck: 

Pure Water San Diego will provide safe, reliable & cost-effective drinking water supply to San Diego

Brown and Caldwell announced that the city of San Diego has selected the MWH/Brown and Caldwell team to manage and assist in the delivery of Pure Water San Diego. Brown and Caldwell has joined prime consultant MWH Global and local process engineering and water quality firm Trussell Technologies for the initial five-year, $30 million contract that includes program management services to move the program from planning into implementation.

Image:  sandiego.jpg Publication Date:  March 06, 2015

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Presentation Focuses on Enhanced Biological Nutrient Removal

Thu, 2015-03-05 10:41
Source:  MWRD Deck: 

MWRD expert presented microbiological methods for monitoring enhanced biological nutrient removal during the Midwest Water Analysts Assn. Winter Expo

In February, Toni Glymph-Martin, senior environmental microbiologist with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), presented microbiological methods for monitoring enhanced biological nutrient removal (EBNR) during the Midwest Water Analysts Assn. Winter Expo in Kenosha, Wis.

Image:  Toni Glymph-Martin, MWRD senior environmental microbiologist Publication Date:  March 05, 2015

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EPA Releases Green Infrastructure Document

Thu, 2015-03-05 10:33
Source:  EPA Deck: 

The document provides approaches that small to midsize communities can use to incorporate green infrastructure components into work they are doing in public spaces

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new green infrastructure document.

Image:  report3.jpg Publication Date:  March 05, 2015

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Soil Stabilization Company Adds Service Offerings

Wed, 2015-03-04 10:16
Source:  Uretek Holdings Deck: 

The company can now provide a comprehensive trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation service

Uretek Holdings, a soil stabilization and infrastructure rehabilitation company, is now a licensed provider of AP/M Permaform solutions, including Permacast structural liners, Cor Gard coatings and CentriPipe systems for repair and trenchless replacement of underground structures.

Image:  437960_81372528.jpg Publication Date:  March 04, 2015

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Ontario Wastewater Treatment Facility Receives Sustainable Infrastructure Award

Wed, 2015-03-04 09:58
Source:  American Public Works Assn. Deck: 

The Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility is the first project in Canada to receive this verification

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, located in Ontario on the shoreline of Lake Huron, earned the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system’s Platinum award. This project is the first ISI Envision verification in Canada, and first wastewater facility to be ISI Envision-verified in North America.

Image:  canada.jpg Publication Date:  March 04, 2015

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Water Instrumentation Market to Reach $3.6 Billion by 2020

Tue, 2015-03-03 11:10
Source:  Global Industry Analysts Inc. Deck: 

A growing awareness of the importance of water testing is driving the growth of the instrumentation market, according to a new report

Global Industry Analysts Inc. (GIA) announced the release of a comprehensive global report on water analysis instrumentation. The report, titled “Water Analysis Instrumentation: A Global Strategic Business Report,” indicates that the global market for water analysis instrumentation is projected to reach $3.6 billion by 2020, driven by the ubiquity of water testing for residential, commercial and industrial uses.

Image:  chemical.jpg Publication Date:  March 03, 2015

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EPA Recognizes 16 Organizations for Climate Leadership

Tue, 2015-03-03 10:46
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Climate Leadership Awards recognize organizations & individuals taking action to combat climate change

From a partnership enabling colleges to sell carbon credits to fund clean energy projects on campuses to some of the country’s leading corporations setting and exceeding aggressive emission reduction goals, the U.S.

Image:  water27.jpg Publication Date:  March 03, 2015

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100 Resilient Cities Partners with MWH Global

Mon, 2015-03-02 10:44
Source:  MWH Global Deck: 

The partnership will provide advisory & technical support services to improve water & wastewater systems & address other water-related risks in 100RC member cities

100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, announced a new partnership with MWH Global, which will provide advisory and technical support services to improve water and wastewater systems and address other water-related risks in 100RC member cities.

Image:  wwd_chicago1.jpg Publication Date:  March 02, 2015

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Erosion Control Technology Council Announces Board of Directors

Mon, 2015-03-02 10:31
Source:  Erosion Control Technology Council Deck: 

Dianne Hitt will serve as chairman of the board

The Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) announced a new board of directors for 2015 to 2016.

ECTC members have elected Diane Hitt (East Coast Erosion Blankets LLC) as chairman, Jerry Bohannon (American Excelsior Co.) as vice chairman, and Jeff Ward (Central Fiber LLC) as secretary/treasurer. Tim Lancaster (North American Green) and Scott Harrison (Terra Novo) will serve as at-large directors of the ECTC board of directors.

Image:  conference2.jpg Publication Date:  March 02, 2015

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Profile Introduces Topsoil Alternative

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:24
Source:  Profile Products LLC Deck: 

The media establishes vegetation in poor soil conditions

Profile Products introduced ProGanics biotic soil media (BSM), a patent-pending engineered soil media (ESM) to help establish sustainable vegetation in near-impossible conditions.

Image:  plants.jpg Company Reference:  Profile Products LLC Publication Date:  February 27, 2015

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BREW Seeks Applicants for Next Round of Seed Funding

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:13
Source:  The Water Council Deck: 

Up to eight winners will be selected by June 23 to participate in Round III beginning in September

The BREW, a place-based global seed accelerator for water technology startups led by The Water Council, is launching Round III of the program. The application process opens March 1 at 8 a.m. CST and will accept applications from around the world through March 31 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Up to eight winners will be selected by June 23 to participate in Round III beginning in September.

Image:  money3.jpg Publication Date:  February 27, 2015

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IECA Presents Awards at Environmental Connection 2015

Thu, 2015-02-26 11:33
Source:  IECA Deck: 

The organization named Sustained Contributor, Young Professional, Contractor & Organization of the Year Awards

The International Erosion Control Assn. Region One (IECA) named its 2014 Environmental Excellence winners at Environmental Connection 2015 in Portland, Ore. Jason (J.P.) P. Johns, P.E., was announced as the Sustained Contributor; Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI was awarded the Young Professional of the Year; Construction EcoServices was named the Contractor of the Year; and Guatemalan Sediment and Erosion Control Assn. was awarded the Organization of the Year.

Image:  award.jpg Publication Date:  February 26, 2015

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