Resilience

100 Resilient Cities Partners with MWH Global
March 02, 2015 | SGC Network

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... read more

NIBS report: Small commercial buildings offer huge energy efficiency retrofit opportunities
January 08, 2015

In a report this week from its Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (CFIRE), the National Institute of Building Sciences issued the findings and recommendations on the... read more

EPA Awards New York State $197 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
October 20, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $197 million to the state of New York to help finance improvements to water projects. The funds will be primarily used to upgrade sewage plants and drinking water systems throughout the state.

Smart Mapping - Water utility field crews embrace mobile technology
October 13, 2014

Around the world, more utilities are turning to wireless technology to help manage information, assets and workers, and American Water is one of them. In 2013, it created an enterprise geographic information system (GIS) group for administration of centralized tasks.

Johnson Foundation at Wingspread to Release Report at WEFTEC
September 23, 2014

Since 2008, an alliance between leading businesses, farmers and environmental non-governmental organizations has worked to positively affect the way we use and consume water.

Weathered But Resilient
September 10, 2014

The East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant (EBWWTP) in New Orleans has weathered its fair share of challenges. Some of the most obvious were the damages sustained as a result of Hurricane Katrina, which pushed a wall of water in front of it that submerged everything in its path.

Report Explores Water Security in Water-Scarce Regions
May 20, 2014

Water sector leaders need to develop a persuasive story about the potential severity of future water shortages, the consequences of a business-as-usual approach to water supply and demand planning, and the benefits of new water supply options, according to a Charting New Waters report released... read more

Report Explores Resiliency of Water, Electric Utilities
November 21, 2013

Technological innovations and enhanced energy efficiency offer opportunities for utilities to significantly reduce or eliminate their net energy use while also achieving greater nutrient recovery and more efficient use of water itself, according to a Charting New Waters report released by The... read more

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