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How the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Aim to Address Emerging Water Challenges

How the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Aim to Address Emerging Water Challenges

October 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

By Doug Hatler The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 goals for global development to the year 2030 (Figure 1). They are a non-binding framework that provides countries, organizations and communities with aspirational goals to work toward. The SDGs are not mutually exclusive. They relyRead More

The Financing Gap: Re-examining the Role of Private Financing & P3s

The Financing Gap: Re-examining the Role of Private Financing & P3s

October 26, 2021 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Bastien Simeon The pressure to invest in water infrastructure is steadily increasing due to aging assets, more stringent standards, climate change and urbanization, while the global crisis has left many governments and municipalities over-indebted. They are therefore looking to push more responsibility for financing water assets onto the utilities,Read More

MCD flood protection levees in downtown Dayton at the RiverScape MetroPark.

Miami Conservancy District Embraces Data Management in the Cloud

October 25, 2021 at 9:10 am 0 comments

By Michael Casey Miami Conservancy District (MCD) was created in response to the devastating floods of 1913 when the Great Miami River burst its banks, killing 360 people and devastating the Dayton region of Ohio. Under the engineering direction of Arthur Morgan, MCD built a comprehensive flood protection system thatRead More