The Miami area sits on a massive, flat formation of porous limestone. That geologic and topographic reality means that as sea levels rise, so too does the region's groundwater-rendering inland areas as vulnerable to flooding as the coastline.
Water & Sanitation
By "Using drone technology we can do it in a matter of minutes, versus a matter of hours or days, and redirect human resources to other facets of the utility," according to City Manager Harry Black.
Coming up with the billions of dollars needed to fix America’s decaying water and sewer infrastructure is going to require substantial investments at the state and local level, experts emphasized during a panel discussion in Chicago on Wednesday.
The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global smart bathroom market for 2016-2020. The report also lists touch-less faucets, cisterns, soap dispensers, hand dryers, smart windows, and smart toilets as the major segments in the global smart bathroom market.
Look for a “surge of network upgrades” in capital expenditures for municipal water and wastewater utilities in the United States over the next 9 years. That is the projection from Bluefield Research.
In Brooklyn, a developer plans to back dirt-filled dumpsters into parking spaces this summer, the Brooklyn Paper reported, in the hope that the soil and plants will soak up storm water before it breaches the nearby Gowanus canal-a Superfund site with a famous and fetid tendency to flood.
A nonprofit releases a new comprehensive aid to planning many aspects of complex restoration effort.
A new public-private partnership to protect and improve water quality across Minnesota has been introduced. This new partnership is the first of its kind in the nation, partnering the State of Minnesota with Land O' Lakes and local farmers across Minnesota to improve water quality stewardship... read more
U.S. water infrastructure is suffering from a “culture of neglect.”
Miami-Dade County recently announced that the Miami –Dade Public Works Department and Miami-Dade Transit Department merged into one new department: The Department of Public Works and Transportation.