Addition of vice presidents provides increased expertise on water & wastewater issues for municipalities and companies operating in Southern California region
MWH Global announced the expansion of the firm’s Southern California practice. The addition of vice presidents Joe Lauria and John Hanula provides increased expertise on a variety of water and wastewater issues for municipalities and companies operating in the region, further strengthening the MWH position as a leader in the area.Image: Joe Lauria John Hanula Publication Date: September 03, 2014
The plan identifies seven key areas of sustainability: energy use, water use, green purchasing, waste management, pollution prevention, green buildings and infrastructure
The city of Chula Vista, Calif., is the first jurisdiction in San Diego County to develop a comprehensive sustainability action plan for municipal operations. The city council recently adopted a city operations sustainability plan to help reduce municipal costs, improve local environmental conditions and lead by example in the community and region. Seven key areas were identified—energy use, water use, green purchasing, waste management, pollution prevention, green buildings and infrastructure.Image: leaf.jpg Publication Date: September 03, 2014
Company will also pay $3 million civil penalty to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge or fill material.Image: lake3.jpg Publication Date: September 03, 2014 Home Page Slider Slider Image: Slider Text:
Trans Energy to Restore Streams, Wetlands Damaged by Natural Gas Extraction
The Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference will be held Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 in Reston, Va.
The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) chose six members to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 in Reston, Va.
The Envision system measures sustainability in infrastructure projects through the measurement of five categories
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the Sun Valley Watershed Multi-Benefit Project in Los Angeles County, Calif., has earned the Envision infrastructure rating system’s Platinum award—the highest level attainable in the Envision system.Image: award2.jpg Publication Date: September 02, 2014
New report lays groundwork to fill research gaps
In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water. Water Research Foundation (WRF) and Canadian Water Network (CWN) recently released a new report that offers a comprehensive look at the state of knowledge around this subject and the potential for mitigating the impact these wildfires can have on water supplies.Image: fire.jpg Publication Date: August 29, 2014
StormTV Project recognizes videos of innovative storm water practices, programs & products
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the winners of its 2014 StormTV Project competition. The project recognizes, highlights and promotes the invaluable work of storm water professionals worldwide through videos that are submitted from nonprofit organizations, government entities, consulting firms and equipment manufacturers. Since 2012, WEF has collected more than 220 videos that have highlighted green infrastructure, manufactured treatment devices, stream restoration, public education and more.
The company currently has operations in Perris, Fontana and San Diego to serve the Southern California market
Oldcastle Precast announced that it plans to add reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) to the product offering in Southern California.
“The addition of reinforced concrete pipe will strengthen our leading position in the storm and sanitary sewer market in Southern California and allow us to become the single source for site contractors throughout the region,” said Mike Scott, Oldcastle Precast western regional president
Oldcastle Precast currently has operations in Perris, Fontana and San Diego to serve the Southern California market.Image: image002.jpg Company Reference: Oldcastle Precast Publication Date: August 29, 2014