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Leaders Address Lessons From Hurricane Sandy

Tue, 2014-10-14 08:29
Source:  National Wildlife Federation Deck: 

Progress noted but experts say more action needed

With the two year anniversary of Sandy just weeks away, National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Collin O'Mara addressed more than 350 environmentalists, policy makers, scientists and business leaders at the Northeast Risk & Resilience Leadership Forum in Stamford, Conn., and cautioned that coastal communities along the east coast remain highly vulnerable to sea level rise and other climate impacts.

Image:  Hurricane Sandy Lessons.jpg Publication Date:  October 14, 2014

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GIS Professionals Play Key Role Managing World’s Water Resources

Tue, 2014-10-14 08:13

GIS helps monitor water resources and usage patterns

Water scarcity is a serious issue with nearly 1.2 billion people, approximately one-fifth of the world’s population living in areas where water is insufficient, according to the United States Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) 2006 Human Development Report. Geographic information systems (GIS) is a critical tool for establishing water resource solutions, which include assessing water quality and management.

Image:  GIS Software.jpg Publication Date:  October 14, 2014

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U.S. Water Alliance Calls for 2015 Water Prize Nominations

Mon, 2014-10-13 09:19

The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2014

The U.S. Water Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2015 U.S. Water Prize. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 1, 2014.

Image:  2015 U.S. Water Prize Nominations.jpg Publication Date:  October 13, 2014

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EPA, CEQ Launch Green Infrastructure Collaborative

Mon, 2014-10-13 09:07
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Collaborative will leverage efforts to support water quality and community development goals

On Oct. 8, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Infrastructure Program and the White House Council on Environmental Quality launched a broad collaborative of external stakeholders to advance green infrastructure implementation.

Image:  EPA White House Council Collaborative.jpg Publication Date:  October 13, 2014

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EPA Provides Technical Assistance for Storm Water, Wastewater Projects

Mon, 2014-10-13 08:54
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Five communities will receive $335,000 for integrated wastewater and storm water management planning

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $335,000 in technical assistance to five communities to help them develop components of integrated plans for wastewater and storm water management.   

Publication Date:  October 13, 2014

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