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BWSC selects Stantec for next phase of East Boston Sewer Separation project

June 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Design and engineering firm Stantec has been selected to lead design services on Phase IV of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission’s (BWSC) East Boston Sewer Separation project. The project is part of a comprehensive 30-year, $150 million initiative to reduce pollutants discharged to Boston Harbor and its tributary waters,Read More

Unprecedented Federal and State Infrastructure Investment Bodes Well for Nation’s Water, Sewer Assets

Unprecedented Federal and State Infrastructure Investment Bodes Well for Nation’s Water, Sewer Assets

April 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

By Wayne Hofmann This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, which has generated a legacy of improved water quality in our rivers and lakes and healthier drinking water sources while creating significant fiscal challenges for many communities in removing hazardous materials from drinking water and meetingRead More

Brown and Caldwell appoints new head of Mid-South business

Brown and Caldwell appoints new head of Mid-South business

February 16, 2022 at 8:19 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell announced Erin Williams has joined the firm as vice president and leader of its growing Mid-South business. The firm says the hire emphasizes its focus on better serving clients in the region’s water, wastewater and stormwater sector. Williams brings more than 17 years of extensive rehabilitation engineeringRead More

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

September 15, 2021 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. Envisioning a watershed with thriving creeks, rivers, and a healthy San Francisco Bay, the City developed the GSI Plan, aRead More

Innovations in Stormwater Funding: Trip-Generation Rates

Innovations in Stormwater Funding: Trip-Generation Rates

July 19, 2021 at 9:15 am 0 comments

By Kyle Stevens Climate change is a pressing issue for local governments. The unpredictable nature of storm events and sea level rise has put a strain on already aging stormwater infrastructure, requiring huge investments to address the problem. Paying for these investments should not rely upon the methods of theRead More

EPA announces $67 million stormwater grant program

EPA announces $67 million stormwater grant program

April 5, 2021 at 8:32 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of $67 million in grant funding through the new Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program. This funding will support public health and environmental protections by helping states and cities improve stormwater management to address sewer overflows and reduceRead More

U.S. infrastructure receives C- grade on ASCE’s 2021 report card

U.S. infrastructure receives C- grade on ASCE’s 2021 report card

March 3, 2021 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Last week, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, giving overall infrastructure in the United States a cumulative grade of C-. Although the report card finds the country is spending just over half of what is needed, it’s the first time infrastructure as a wholeRead More

WEF survey estimates stormwater sector’s annual funding gap

WEF survey estimates stormwater sector’s annual funding gap

February 26, 2021 at 10:33 am 0 comments

The U.S. stormwater sector faces an estimated $8.5 billion annual funding gap, according to a survey by the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The funding shortfall exists as municipalities nationwide work to maintain water infrastructure, control pollution in waterways, and protect communities from flooding. The funding gap was identified in WEF’sRead More

4 Key Data Management Milestones to Ensure Water Sustainability

4 Key Data Management Milestones to Ensure Water Sustainability

June 16, 2020 at 9:51 am 0 comments

By Rich Prinster With the global population expected to hit 8.5 billion in the next 10 years, the demand for water is rising inexorably. Many areas of the world are already facing either water shortages or water that’s unsafe for human consumption. When it comes to water scarcity: Four billion peopleRead More

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

June 3, 2020 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

BLU-X, Xylem’s innovative Intelligent Urban Watershed platform, helps utilities improve sewer system and treatment plant performance and capacity utilization, meeting environmental goals while saving substantially on operating, energy and maintenance costs. BLU-X is a Real Time Decision Support System (RT-DSS) that uses a Sense, Predict, Act framework to help utilitiesRead More