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Dry States’ Power Landscapes

Dry States’ Power Landscapes

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In one of the ways water and energy are married, hydroelectric power typically works by harnessing the energy of running or falling water to spin turbines to run generators that make electricity. Additionally, a powerful form of grid energy storage occurs when hydroelectric plants have reservoirs at different elevations. At  … Read More

Polyurea Coatings: A Solution for Aging Water Tanks

Polyurea Coatings: A Solution for Aging Water Tanks

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This Trial Project Launched a Brand
For more than a decade spanning 1996–2006, Bostonians were subjected to endless traffic snarls during the massive “Big Dig”—that many say was “the most reported civil project in the world” as Massachusetts took Interstate’s 93 and 90 from above ground to 50 feet below ground, and under water.

But the Big  … Read More

The Name Is Bond, Green Bond

The Name Is Bond, Green Bond

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The need to address climate change is expected to drive innovation, create financial products that meet the demands of investors, and mobilize bond markets as a low-cost financial tool for a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. However, Aldo Baietti, co-author of the book Green Infrastructure Finance: Leading Initiatives and Research, argues that many governments lack  … Read More

BMP Fundamentals

BMP Fundamentals

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Starting with the first regulations in 1990, stormwater management has rapidly evolved. New technologies, approaches, and regulations regularly hitting the market continue to spur the industry’s growth, and new developments are on the horizon. So where are we today AND are we headed tomorrow?

Join Steven Polk as he kicks off  … Read More

Hydrogeology 101: Groundwater Analysis, Techniques, and Applications

Hydrogeology 101:
Groundwater Analysis, Techniques, and Applications

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Considering more than 50% of the U.S. relies on groundwater for drinking water and that 25% of all U.S. rainfall becomes groundwater, being able to accurately analyze what’s going into our groundwater is essential. Whether you’re conducting groundwater or aquifer studies yourself or looking to bridge the gap with your  … Read More

Eau de Algae Bloom

Eau de Algae Bloom

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I sometimes drink tap water, though my preference is to fill a jug from a windmill-driven local well. The property owner has the water for sale at a hose end beside the road and asks people to put a quarter into a box for every gallon. He also sells native  … Read More

Aclara Leads Fight against Drought in California

Aclara Leads Fight against Drought in California

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Leak Detection Technologies  – ST. LOUIS, August 13, 2015 – After five punishing years, drought conditions have reached critical mass in California and much of the western United States, with Golden State utilities scrambling to meet government mandates for 25 percent reductions in water usage. Aclara®, a leader  … Read More

How Water Utilities Use IT With AMI

How Water Utilities Use IT With AMI

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For decades, water utilities have had manual gatherings of meter readings every month. This information is recorded on computers for billing and other purposes. When Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI) appeared, the amount of data from hourly readings changed the playing field, leaving utilities struggling to deal with an influx of data and even to  … Read More

Post-Construction Stormwater BMPs  Master Class Series

Post-Construction Stormwater BMPs Master Class Series

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With land development exploding at a rate more than double our population growth, well-designed and maintained stormwater BMPs are essential for every community. But, proper design and construction of stormwater BMPs isn’t as easy as it looks. Are you up-to-speed on the latest BMP techniques, applications, and tools?

Join our panel  … Read More



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