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

House Passes $10-Billion Water Resources Development Act, Focus Turns to Senate

Infrastructure Solutions: Schools Offer Resiliency
When natural disaster strike, public K-12 school buildings are often used as emergency shelters. Yet public school infrastructure received a D+ on ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. There are, however,...

Adventures in Managing Water
Real-World Engineering Experiences
Sponsored by the River Basin Planning, Policy, and Operations Technical Committee of the Planning and Management Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCEAdventures in Managing...

Senate Water Resources Bill Emerges as Possible Contender for Passage This Year
Bipartisan water resources legislation recently introduced in the Senate could become one of the few major infrastructure bills to pass Congress this year....

House Handily Approves Water Resources Development Act
The House passes the Water Resources Development Act, putting pressure on the Senate to advance its water resources bill....

California’s East Valley Water District Finalizes Design/Build Contract for Sterling Natural Resource Center

Senate Subcommittee Examines Risks to Superfund Sites from Natural Disasters
In the aftermath of recent natural disasters, a Senate subcommittee examines how to improve the protection of Superfund sites against such events....

Project Will Restore, Protect Chicago Union Station Skylight

Oroville Dam Spillway Incident: Putting Community Safety First While Investigating the Cause
The Oroville Dam, and its associated reservoir and hydropower plant facility, is located on the Feather River in Northern California and is owned and operated by the State of California, Department of...

Remote Mapping in Alaska's Wilderness: Accessing Resources in the Last Frontier
The rich, natural resources of Alaska have long been the focus of many pioneers seeking fortune in the Last Frontier. As captured in historical images of dedicated Klondike Gold Rush miners seeking their...

Better Mapping, Mitigation Will Benefit National Flood Insurance Program, Senators Told
With the deadline for Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program fast approaching, witnesses before a key Senate committee call for more hazard mitigation and better flood mapping....

National Grid, an international electricity and natural gas utility that operates in the United Kingdom and owns the high-voltage transmission network in England and Wales, is experimenting with a new style of pylon to carry transmission lines…

White House Promotes Water Innovation Strategy to Conserve, Augment Water Resources

Sculptural Skylight Aligns Honor Board with North Star

Congress Could Reach Agreement on Water Resources Bill After Elections

Introduction
The purpose of this white paper is to: foster understanding and transparency of analytical methods necessary to update and describe climate, including possible changes in the frequency...

Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations
Civil engineers have responsibilities for the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of physical infrastructures. These infrastructures include all types of buildings,...

GEER Response to the Oso Landslide: Documenting Perishable Details Helps Turn Disaster into Knowledge
Two months after the disastrous March 22, 2014 landslide near Oso, Washington, GEER representatives visited the affected area to gather data. This article is based on the report generated...

Water Resources Law Aims to Streamline Project Delivery, Creatively Finance New Projects

 

 

 

 

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