From Good to Great: The Evolution of Cutoff Wall Quality Control and Verification Techniques
The last three decades have brought tremendous improvements to quality control (QC) procedures for construction and post-construction verification of deep cutoff walls installed in active high-hazard dams....

A Brief History of Jet Grouting in the Last 50 Years: The Story of Its Evolution
Jet grouting, a grouting soil improvement construction technique, was first developed in Japan in the 1960s and 1970s, and then introduced in Europe a few years later in the form of a proposal for soil...

Algae Harvesting Technology Cleans Water

Senate Committee Passes Bills Addressing Water Resources, Clean Water, and Drinking Water

Carol Bowers, PG, CAE, ENV SP, Hon.D.GE, Aff.M.ASCE, Retires

House Bill Would Boost Authorized Spending of Clean Water State Revolving Fund

PFAS in Groundwater, Small Water Systems, and Water Reuse Receive U.S. EPA Scrutiny

The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Multidisciplinary Course Addresses Tomorrow�s Smart Cities
Sean Qian, Ph.D., M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, teaches a multidisciplinary course that focuses on...

Shuster Infrastructure Plan Would Raise Gas Tax, Boost Clean and Water Funding

Sustainable Design Course Puts the Focus on the End User
Lori Troxel, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor of practice in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University, uses �design thinking� to teach sustainability principles....

Engineering Department Makes Diversity a Priority
Beena Sukumaran, Ph.D., M.ASCE, the vice president for research, and the former department head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, at Rowan University, along with a team of researchers,...

Maryland Farmer, Researchers Test Effectiveness of Pool System for Improving Water Quality

U.S. EPA �Action Plan� Proposes Steps to Improve Public Health

U.S. EPA Launches WIFIA Program, Offering New Source Of Financing For Water Projects

U.S. EPA Releases $1-Billion Plan for Cleaning Up Portland�s Harbor

One Book, Four Subjects
At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, instructors in the civil and environmental engineering department are using one book to teach four branches of civil engineering. It�s a �novel� approach...

Advisory Group Tells U.S. EPA to Require Lead Service Line Replacements

EPA Issues Plan For Dredging Lower Reach of New Jersey�s Passaic River

U.S. EPA Orders New York City to Develop Plan for Reducing Sewer Backups





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