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CDM and Wilbur Smith Serving Clients as CDM Smith

January 3, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

What began in February 2011 with joining of two industry forces has culminated in a fully integrated provider of comprehensive water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities services united under the new brand CDM Smith.

ICPTT 2011 Held in Beijing

ICPTT 2011 Held in Beijing

January 3, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

From Oct. 26-29, 2011, the second International Conference of Pipelines and Trenchless Technology (ICPTT 2011) was held at the National Convention Center in Beijing.

Chicago Reaches Settlement to Reduce Sewage Overflows

January 3, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the State of Illinois on Dec. 14 announced a Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into Chicago area waterways during flood and wet weather events.

Indian Wastewater Treatment Market Over $1.2 Billion and Growing

January 3, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Indian water and wastewater treatment equipment market is dynamic and continues to provide a plethora of opportunities for equipment manufacturers.

New York City DEP Launches Program To Improve Services, Lower Costs

January 3, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in November launched a new program, Operational Excellence ? or OpX ? to help make DEP the safest, most effective, cost-efficient and transparent water utility in the nation.

Protective Coating for Wastewater Facility Concrete Surfaces ? Best Practices

Protective Coating for Wastewater Facility Concrete Surfaces ? Best Practices

December 23, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Coatings can be an efficient and cost-effective technical solution for protecting and renewing sanitary sewer tanks, pipelines and appurtenances.

Teaming Up for Water Delivery

Teaming Up for Water Delivery

December 23, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A new 120 million-gallons-per-day (mgd) water treatment plant, among the world?s most sophisticated water treatment facilities, is now providing Tampa Bay Water customers with drinking water that exceeds federal and state drinking water quality standards.

Public-private Partnerships:

Public-private Partnerships:

December 23, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Public-private partnerships (P3s) in the water sector are used increasingly as a means for addressing infrastructure around the globe.

Protecting Our Future by Making Advanced Asset Management Decisions

December 23, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

America?s economic dominance as a world power over the past several decades has been based on the strength and investment in its critical infrastructure.

Horizontal Directional Drilling:

Horizontal Directional Drilling:

December 23, 2011 at 12:00 am 1 comment

The technology for extracting groundwater from subsurface resources hasn?t advanced appreciably since drillers abandoned shovels and buckets for mechanized well drilling rigs.