Tag: University of California

The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the U.S. state of California. Under the California Master Plan for Higher Education, the University of California is a part of the state’s three system public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Colleges System.

Reader Profile: Steven Cole

Reader Profile: Steven Cole

As manager of engineering for the water distribution division of the nation’s largest municipal utility—the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)—Steven Cole has his work cut out. Los Angeles is experiencing unprecedented growth: high-rise development, a less than 1% industrial property vacancy rate, potential Olympics hosting, metropolitan construction,

Protecting Coastal Waters

Protecting Coastal Waters

San Diego, CA, is a city with scenic coastlines along the Pacific Ocean, a world-class zoo, a long association with the US Navy, a growing population and economy, and a lively tourism industry. Managing stormwater in this beautiful city involves dealing with a myriad of challenges.

Energy Storage North America 2017 Concludes with International Collaboration Reflecting the Global Transition to a Clean, Resilient Grid

Energy Storage North America 2017 Concludes with International Collaboration Reflecting the Global Transition to a Clean, Resilient Grid

Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest conference, exhibition and networking event for the North American energy storage industry, concluded its fifth annual event this month in San Diego, Calif. ESNA’s record attendance and multi-country representation reinforced global progress in the transition to an efficient integration of energy resources, shifts

Insights on the 2017 ASCE Infrastructure Report Card

Insights on the 2017 ASCE Infrastructure Report Card

The American Society of Civil Engineers released its evaluation of America’s infrastructure on March 9th and across 16 different categories, the average was a D+. Its highest mark, a B, was awarded to the country’s railway systems, and its lowest rating, a D- went to transit. In other words, our

How Much Is a Tree Worth?

How Much Is a Tree Worth?

A new study has once again confirmed that trees provide great value in urban settings—and also that we don’t value them enough.

Researchers from the US Forest Service and the University of California at Davis have calculated that the annual cost to keep a city tree alive is $19. For every

Waste Management’s Waste Recycle Corps

Waste Management’s Waste Recycle Corps

Waste Management’s (WM) Recycle Corps program is an intensive 11-week, hands-on job training internship that teaches college students the latest strategies in effectively engaging the public and businesses in waste reduction and recycling behavior change. The program is designed to provide students authentic experiences in the field as recycling educators.

Scales and Software

It is through his company 5280 Waste Solutions in Denver, CO, that Bill Bradley developed awareness for the need for software solutions addressing transportation planning, management, and logistics to address the inefficiencies he sees inherent in solid waste operations. Bradley represents a multitude of operations seeking to turn the numbers

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