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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

Deadline for nominations extended for 2019 US Water Prize

Deadline for nominations extended for 2019 US Water Prize

March 22, 2019 at 11:43 am 0 comments

The deadline for nominations for the 2019 US Water Prize has been extended to Friday, April 26. Awarded on an annual basis by the US Water Alliance, the US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable, integrated and inclusive solutions to the nation’s water challenges. It is the preeminentRead More

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

August 14, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Several water sector associations are recognizing 25 water utilities for their leadership in community engagement, watershed stewardship and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providing resilient value-added service to communities.Read More

Xylem releases ‘2016 Sustainability Report’

Xylem releases ‘2016 Sustainability Report’

June 21, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Xylem recently published its 2016 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress in advancing solutions to global water and energy resource challenges. According to Xylem, solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent. A growing population, overtaxed water infrastructure and increasing weather events all highlight the need for sustainable solutions. AndRead More

Arcadis Study Ranks 50 Cities by Water Sustainability

Arcadis Study Ranks 50 Cities by Water Sustainability

August 8, 2016 at 11:39 am 0 comments

The first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Water Index shows that North American cities, threatened by both water scarcity and natural disasters, are among the most at risk in the developed world. In fact, no U.S. cities placed in the top 10 of the global rankings of water sustainability. The new studyRead More

Developing a New Sustainable Framework  for Critical Infrastructure Systems — Part 1

Developing a New Sustainable Framework for Critical Infrastructure Systems — Part 1

June 8, 2016 at 1:16 am 1 comment

By Greg Baird The term sustainable is used so freely that its true meaning is not always clear. This occurs specifically when applied to sustainable infrastructure. It is important to clearly communicate on sustainable infrastructure issues and approaches in order to achieve meaningful progress towards the sustainability of utility operations.Read More