Water Management

Atlanta Gets 13-year Extension from Federal Regulators on Needed Sewer Work

May 18, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Atlanta will get a 13-year extension on sewer system upgrades required by federal regulators, according to a proposed agreement between the city, Georgia officials and federal regulators.

Town of Clayton, N.Y. to Upgrade 100-Year Old Sewer System

May 18, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Town of Clayton, N.Y. has announced funding has been secured to undertake a $4.3 million project to upgrade a 100-year-old sewer system with work slated to begin this fall.

EPA Competition Aims to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management

May 18, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new design competition called the Campus RainWorks Challenge to encourage student teams on college and university campuses across the country to develop innovative approaches to stormwater management.

American Water Reports Solid First Quarter for 2012

May 7, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Last week, American Water Works Company, Inc., reported increases in revenues, net income and earnings per share for the first quarter, which ended March 31, 2012, as compared to the first quarter of 2011.

Global Water Award Winners Honored in Rome

May 7, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Winning trophies and distinction certificates were presented at the Global Water Awards ceremony for 2012 in Rome, Italy on April 30.

USDA Invests in Water Quality Improvement Projects Across the U.S.

May 7, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Earth Day celebration, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced support for projects that will improve water and wastewater services and benefit the environment across the country.

American Water Completes Acquisition in New York and Sale of Regulated Operations in Ohio

May 7, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Last week, American Water Works Company, Inc., announced the financial close of its acquisition of seven water systems in New York and the sale of its regulated operations in Ohio.

Report Touts Benefits of Green Infrastructure

April 23, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Communities looking for the most cost-effective options for managing polluted runoff and protecting clean water should choose green infrastructure solutions, according to a report released April 12 by American Rivers, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and ECONorthwest.

Earth Day Commemorates 40th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

April 23, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Clean water is essential to a healthy planet. For the past 40 years, the safety of the nation’s water supply has been protected by the Clean Water Act, a landmark 1972 expansion of environmental laws originally established in 1948 under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

ISI Announces ?Envision? Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System

April 23, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) in collaboration with the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, recently unveiled a new infrastructure rating system, called Envision.