First of Its Kind: Philadelphia Municipal Water Supply

Fire & Water
Over the years, wildfires have crept out of the wild and into the urban landscape, threatening more lives, property, and infrastructure than ever before, sometimes devastating communities. In Paradise,...

What’ll They Think of Next? Dewatering Contaminated Slurries Using Geotextile Tubes
Sediment must be dredged from the bottom of waterbodies to maintain their capacity and navigability. Dredging, by its nature, involves the removal of highwater-content slurries and also helps preserve...

Sediment Pollution: Solving "Rill" Problems Using RECPs
Sediment pollution causes an estimated $16 billion in environmental damage annually. Sediment is the most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs, causing such negative effects as temperature...

Cyberattack on Florida Water Treatment Facility Should Prompt Security Assessments

Proposed Rule for Lead and Copper in Drinking Water Raises Concerns

Colorado Diversion Dam Upgrade Benefits Cities, Whitewater Recreation, Fish Passage

Algae Harvesting Technology Cleans Water

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

Rethinking Barrier Island Restoration: Building a Resilient Louisiana Coast
Louisiana stands on the front lines of the United States’ fight against coastal erosion and land loss. A combination of rising sea levels, subsidence, wave action, human development, and sediment depravation...

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

Portland, Oregon, Awards Design Contract For 145 mgd Bull Run Filtration Facility

Risk in Geotechnical Practice: Are Design Professionals Liable for Failing to Anticipate the Effects of Climate Change?…
Climate change is the result of rising greenhouse gasses from a century and a half of development and industrialization around the world. The inability of the global community to reduce greenhouse gas...

San Francisco Prepares for Sea-Level Rise on Several Fronts

Final Rule Continues Efforts to Rescind Federal Protection for Certain Streams, Wetlands

Utah Sets Regional Water Conservation Goals, Aims to Cut Overall Use 16 Percent by 2030

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to Replace Lead Service Lines by 2027

Chronic Drought Could Cause Water Shortages in the Colorado River Basin, Reclamation Warns

Lead-Free in Louisville
Long before lead in drinking water became a common concern, the Louisville Water Co. began a concerted campaign to identify and remove publicly owned lead service lines from its distribution system. Earlier...

Risk, Resilience, Response
In accordance with the requirements of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, U.S. drinking water providers must complete risk and resilience assessments and emergency response plans. Large water...

 

 

 

 

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