Correcting The Cove
The city of Naples, Florida, has helped improve water quality by developing an ecologically friendly approach to managing stormwater where it enters a small cove of Naples Bay. With its "living shoreline"...

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...

Treasured Trestle
Perched on a rugged cliff beside a bay, the aging Water Street Trestle #2 in Ketchikan, Alaska, had to be replaced or residents would have lost access to essential city services. Designed to last 75 years...

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

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...

Proposed Rule Would Limit Clean Water Act Protection for Certain Streams, Wetlands
A draft proposal released in December by the Trump administration aims to simplify the process of determining whether a body of water is protected by the Clean Water Act....

Digital Water Cooler
To keep employees connected across geographically dispersed offices, help them share knowledge and technical resources, and just better understand their company and their clients, many engineering firms...

Solutions for Soft Soils
Because of highly permeable soils and high water tables, deep foundations and basements in southeast Florida have been virtually impossible, limiting the excavation depths in cities like Miami and leading...

 

 

 

 

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