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,...

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

Best Practices For Geotechnical Site Characterization: Have We Regressed from Decades Past?
The objective of a geotechnical site-characterization program is to determine soil and rock stratigraphy, in-situ pore water pressure conditions, and soil and rock properties for analysis and design of...

Proposed Rule for Lead and Copper in Drinking Water Raises Concerns

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

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

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...

In the Wake of the Mount Polley Mine Tailings Breach: Tailings Dam Design, Innovation, and Practice Changes
The Mount Polley tailings dam in British Columbia (BC), Canada, failed in 2014, spilling approximately 21 million m3 of water and tailings (estimated as approximately 50/50 water and tailings) into Hazeltine...

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

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

USDA Awards Nearly $900 Million for Rural Water and Wastewater Projects

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...

Florida City’s Water System Opens New Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant

Urban Areas Show Progress in Reducing Nutrient Loads to U.S. Coastal Waters, Study Says

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...





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