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Toward a Sustainable Future

Toward a Sustainable Future

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Historically the water market has been broken down into various sectors ? drinking water vs. wastewater, local vs. federal, public vs. private, gray infrastructure vs. green infrastructure, finance vs. operations.

Steps to Successful Measurement of Rainfall Dependent Inflow and Infiltration Reduction

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

It has often been said that the best way to learn how to do something is to ask experienced people what mistakes they have made and what corrective steps they took in subsequent projects.

Winning Big in Las Vegas with Acoustic Condition Assessment

Winning Big in Las Vegas with Acoustic Condition Assessment

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) began providing water to the Las Vegas Valley in 1954. Over the years, the city?s water delivery system has grown to more than 4,500 miles of pipeline, 350,000 service connections, and a reservoir system capable of storing more than 900 million gallons of water.

Boosting the Triple Bottom Line

Boosting the Triple Bottom Line

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Energy-efficient utilities and plants help communities boost the triple bottom line of economic prosperity, environmental quality and social benefit.

IPWA Financial Tools Taskforce Meeting Set

April 20, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The next International Private Water Association (IPWA) Financial Tools Taskforce meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 27.

Water For People Marks 20 Years

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Feb. 28, Water For People (www.waterforpeople.com) marked its 20th anniversary of working to create a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation, and where no one suffers or dies from a water- or sanitation-related disease.

2011 U.S. Water Prize Winners Announced

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance announced the 2011 U.S. Water Prize winners. Each winner has been recognized for their watershed-based models and programs that advance our country toward greater water sustainability.

U.S. Mayors React to Obama Budget Proposal

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On behalf of the nation?s mayors, the U.S. Conference of Mayors President Elizabeth Kautz, mayor of Burnsville, Minn., released the following statement in response to President Obama?s FY 2012 Budget:?The nation?s mayors are pleased that the President?s budget proposes significant boosts to programs that impact Main Street America because investment in cities and metropolitan areas makes for a strong national economy.

CDM, Wilbur Smith Associates Combine

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

CDM and Wilbur Smith Associates (WSA) announced the acquisition of WSA by CDM. The combined organization expands both firms? global, full-service capabilities in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities.

LEAK DETECTION: Pure Technologies Announces Contract in Dallas

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies Ltd. announced that Dallas City Council has authorized the award of a three-year service contract worth up to $8.5 million to Pure?s wholly owned subsidiaries, Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. and Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (USA) Inc.