Water: A Weapon and a Victim

Water

Water: A Weapon and a Victim

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Throughout the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, water has been used as armament by competing powers as they scramble to control a quickly diminishing resource.

When ISIS seized the Fallujah Barrage, a dam on the Euphrates River, in 2014, they used it as leverage by depriving downstream cities of water.  … Read More

Water

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Water Environment Federation Selects 2017 WEF Fellows
For Contributions to Water Profession

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 11 distinguished members as the 2017 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in the water profession.

“WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and  … Read More

First steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3

Energy

First steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3

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Georgia Power announced today that the first steam generator has been placed at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. The 1.4 million-pound steam generator was lifted into the Unit 3 nuclear island on Tuesday and marks the first major lift under the recently finalized service agreement with Westinghouse which  … Read More

The One Thing that Unites our Increasingly Divided Country

Weekly

The One Thing that Unites our Increasingly Divided Country

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If I remember it correctly, it goes like this: If you’re standing on your porch naked and the neighbors can’t see you, it’s rural. If you’re standing on your front porch naked and the neighbors call the cops, it’s suburban. And if you’re standing on your front porch naked and  … Read More

EnSync Energy Delivers High-Value Electricity Solutions in Hawaii, Leading Shift to Renewables and Grid Modernization

Energy

EnSync Energy Delivers High-Value Electricity Solutions in Hawaii, Leading Shift to Renewables and Grid Modernization

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Current EnSync Energy contracted systems will sell more than $20 million in electricity over the duration of their contracts

EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), today announced that the company has reached the milestone of 20 contracted projects in  … Read More

America’s Oldest Vehicle Brand Celebrates 120 Years

Daily News

America’s Oldest Vehicle Brand Celebrates 120 Years

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Hagerstown, IN – August 15, 2017 – Autocar Trucks announced today it will celebrate the brand’s 120th anniversary with a party for Autocar truck fans at its Hagerstown, Indiana factory on October 21, 2017. The celebration will feature live music, food, and an Autocar truck show.

Autocar, founded in 1897, is  … Read More

Serenading the Asian Carp

Water

Serenading the Asian Carp

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Who’s afraid of the Asian carp? Lots of people, apparently, including those in the fishing industry throughout the Great Lakes region. The invasive species of fish, which was brought to aquatic farms in the Southern US more than 40 years ago, is steadily spreading north. Weighing up to 100 pounds  … Read More

Project Profile: Reseeding 40 Miles of Pipeline

Soil

Project Profile: Reseeding 40 Miles of Pipeline

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A recent-multi-agency PROJECT involving several sediment and erosion control methods in various soil conditions during a natural gas pipeline project was one of the most challenging projects for Florida Hydroseeding & Erosion Control (FHEC).  … Read More

Stormwater Education Programs

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This is a list of universities and programs our survey respondents recommended as having good stormwater-related programs or courses (see the full article in the September issue of Stormwater). If you have additional programs to recommend, please leave a comment below.

 

California State University, Sacramento

College of William and Mary, Environmental Science  … Read More

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