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Living Shorelines Control Coastal Erosion

Wed, 2017-05-31 07:54
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Research from the University of North Carolina shows potential for cost-effective solution

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A recent study from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Institute of Marine Science has shown that living shorelines can reduce shoreline erosion.

“Salt marsh plants in and of themselves are actually pretty good at breaking wave energy,” said Carter Smith, a Ph.D. student studying living shorelines at the UNC Intuitute of Marine Sciences.

Source:  WNCT9 Publication Date:  May 31, 2017

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Public Meeting to Address Contaminated Soil in South Carolina

Wed, 2017-05-31 07:30
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Burlington Industries Cheraw Superfund site affects local surface water drainage

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will hold a public meeting at Long Middle School June 1, 2017, at 6 p.m. to discuss activities at the Burlington Industries Cheraw Superfund site located in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C.

Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date:  May 31, 2017

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ASTM Approves Wetcast Large Block Standard

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:22
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New standard helps guarantee large blocks for projects

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Redi-Rock Intl. announced the approval of the first American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard specification for large wetcast retaining wall units: ASTM C1776. The standard specification was created by a work group that included large block companies, practicing design engineers, concrete manufacturers and trade organizations.

Source:  Redi-Rock Intl. Publication Date:  May 30, 2017

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SIWW Water Convention Issues Call for Papers

Mon, 2017-05-29 08:00
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Abstract submissions are due Aug. 18, 2017

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Water Convention 2018 issued a call for papers. The technical showcase of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), Water Convention will showcase best practices, strategies, applied technologies and solutions for global water challenges.

Source:  Singapore International Water Week Publication Date:  May 29, 2017

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CH2M Provides Construction Management for Superfund Site

Fri, 2017-05-26 09:40
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Quanta Resources Corp. site is one of largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind

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Honeywell selected CH2M for remedial construction management at the Quanta Resources Corp. Superfund site. The site, located in Edgewater, N.J., is one of the largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind.

Source:  CH2M Publication Date:  May 26, 2017

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Multi-Million Dollar EPA Grant Protects North Carolina Water Quality

Thu, 2017-05-25 11:34
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Agency partners with state to ensure safe drinking water, watersheds

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $2,652,592 to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to help protect human health and the environment. The amount is part of a Clean Water Act Section 106 grant, which is given to states to implement environmental programs. The grant will go toward NCDEQ’s administration of environmental management programs that monitor and control water pollution.

Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date:  May 25, 2017

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WIFIA Receives Additional $8 Million

Wed, 2017-05-24 07:45
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President Trump signs Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received an additional $8 million for credit subsidy in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, which was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump May 5, 2017.

Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date:  May 24, 2017

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America’s WETLAND Foundation Responds to Budget Proposal

Tue, 2017-05-23 11:44
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Foundation emphasizes importance of protecting coasts, wetlands

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The America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) responded to the elimination of Gulf of  Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) funds in President Donald J. Trump’s budget.

The budget cancels the agreement that gives coastal energy producing states a share of revenues received by the Federal government through royalties from Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas leases. In Louisiana, these funds are constitutionally dedicated to restore disappearing wetlands.

Source:  America's Wetland Foundation Publication Date:  May 23, 2017

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Report Visualizes Future With Sustainable Infrastructure

Tue, 2017-05-23 11:20
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Evergreen State College’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure presents shared vision for the Northwest

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A group of 50 industry experts from water supply, wastewater and storm water backgrounds developed a new report, “A Northwest Vision for 2040 Water Infrastructure: Innovative Pathways, Smarter Spending, Better Outcomes.”

Source:  CH2M Publication Date:  May 23, 2017

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New Tool Forecasts Cost of Pipe Repair, Replacement

Mon, 2017-05-22 11:09
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AWWA’s Buried No Longer tool offers a valuable resource for utilities

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The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer (BNL) tool.

Source:  American Water Works Assn. Publication Date:  May 22, 2017

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Texas City Invests in Water Infrastructure

Fri, 2017-05-19 11:44
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EPA grant helps fund drainage infrastructure in growing city

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the city of Joshua, Texas, a one-time $675,083 Special Appropriation Act Program grant for drainage improvements for the growing city. The funds will help the city install drainage infrastructure to protect public health and support continued economic development.

Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date:  May 19, 2017

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Texas City Receives Invests in Water Infrastructure

Fri, 2017-05-19 11:44
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EPA grant helps fund drainage infrastructure in growing city

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the city of Joshua, Texas, a one-time $675,083 Special Appropriation Act Program grant for drainage improvements for the growing city. The funds will help the city install drainage infrastructure to protect public health and support continued economic development.

Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date:  May 19, 2017

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Funding Supports Environmental, Wildlife Programs in Carolinas

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:57
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Duke Energy makes $10-million, multiyear commitment to local organizations

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Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina received more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.

Source:  Duke Energy Publication Date:  May 19, 2017

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Funding Supports Environmental, Wildlife Programs in Carolinas

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:57
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Duke Energy makes $10-million, multiyear commitment to local organizations

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Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina received more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.

Source:  Duke Energy Publication Date:  May 19, 2017

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Poll Shows Americans Seek Infrastructure Improvements

Thu, 2017-05-18 11:31
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The Value of Water Campaign commissioned the poll

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The Value of Water Campaign released results to a new poll. Commissioned by the Value of Water Campaign, the poll found that more than any other issue, Americans want Congress and the Trump Administration to prioritize infrastructure.

The poll found that 67% of respondents said rebuilding America's infrastructure should be an extremely or very important focus, substantially more support than every other issue tested. It also found that 82% of Americans said rebuilding water systems specifically was extremely or very important.

Source:  Value of Water Campaign Publication Date:  May 18, 2017

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Poll Shows Americans Seek Infrastructure Improvements

Thu, 2017-05-18 11:31
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The Value of Water Campaign commissioned the poll

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For Infrastructure Week 2017, the Value of Water Campaign released results to a new poll. Commissioned by the Value of Water Campaign, the poll found that more than any other issue, Americans want Congress and the Trump Administration to prioritize infrastructure.

A resounding 67% of respondents said rebuilding America's infrastructure should be an extremely or very important focus, substantially more support than every other issue tested. The poll also found that 82% of Americans said rebuilding water systems specifically was extremely or very important.

Source:  Value of Water Campaign Publication Date:  May 18, 2017

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Innovyze, XP Solutions Merge

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:27
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Company to operate under the Innovyze name

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Innovyze, a provider of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, and XP Solutions, a provider of software for storm water/floodwater modeling and drainage design, announced that their companies have joined. The expanded company will operate under the Innovyze name going forward.

Source:  Innovyze Publication Date:  May 17, 2017

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Innovyze, XP Solutions Merge

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:27
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Company to operate under the Innovyze name

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Innovyze, a provider of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, and XP Solutions, a provider of software for storm water/floodwater modeling and drainage design, announced that their companies have joined. The expanded company will operate under the Innovyze name going forward.

Source:  Innovyze Publication Date:  May 17, 2017

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Florida County Seeks Ideas to Mitigate Flooding

Tue, 2017-05-16 12:09
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Proposals to be accepted until June 2

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The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources in Florida has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for innovative ideas and solutions to mitigate the effects of sea level rise and flooding in the Arch Creek Basin, an area with elevated groundwater.

Source:  Miami-Dade County Publication Date:  May 16, 2017

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Florida County Seeks Ideas to Mitigate Flooding

Tue, 2017-05-16 12:09
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Proposals to be accepted until June 2

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The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources in Florida has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for innovative ideas and solutions to mitigate the effects of sea level rise and flooding in the Arch Creek Basin, an area with elevated groundwater.

Source:  Miami-Dade County Publication Date:  May 16, 2017

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