Tag: water management

Water management is the management of water resources under set policies and regulations. Water, once an abundant natural resource, is becoming a more valuable commodity due to droughts and overuse. Here are links to articles that address water management subjects such as the optimization of water usage.

America’s Hurricane Warning System

America’s Hurricane Warning System

Think of a hurricane, and what usually comes to mind first are high-speed winds. However, 90% of direct hurricane-related deaths are caused by water-related injuries, including storm surge, rainfall flooding, high surf, and deaths just offshore, according to researchers at the National Hurricane Center.

Analysis: Unlocking Flow of Capital to Water Sector Requires Smart, Integrated Strategies

Analysis: Unlocking Flow of Capital to Water Sector Requires Smart, Integrated Strategies

Scan provides roadmap for accelerating green infrastructure, planning and preparedness solutions that protect the most vulnerable

Unlocking the flow of capital to accelerate improvements to water infrastructure that advance climate resilience and protect urban low-income communities from flooding requires integrated strategies for investments and grantmaking, concludes a recently released analysis.

Tracking the Storm

Tracking the Storm

Think of a hurricane, and what usually comes to mind first are high-speed winds. However, 90% of direct hurricane-related deaths are caused by water-related injuries, including storm surge, rainfall flooding, high surf, and deaths just offshore, according to researchers at the National Hurricane Center.

SiteSaver Treatment Device Receives NJCAT and NJDEP Certification

SiteSaver Treatment Device Receives NJCAT and NJDEP Certification

 

Romeoville, IL (August 31, 2017) StormTrap announced today that it has successfully completed the verification program with the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT) for the new design of its stormwater treatment system, SiteSaver. Following the verification, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) certified SiteSaver as an

Water Security Challenges

Water Security Challenges

ANDEAN RIVER BASIN HEADWATERS store and release large volumes of water, and are of paramount importance for Peru’s water sustainability. Nearly 40% of the country is drylands (areas where rain or snow amounts are exceeded by evapotranspiration), and only 2% of Peru’s water resources drain to the arid coast, a

How Are Global Conflicts Changing Water’s Value?

How Are Global Conflicts Changing Water’s Value?

From the horn of Africa to the Middle East and India, harsh droughts and humanitarian crises are revealing water’s role as a catalyst for conflict or as profound peacemaker.

On August 29, Circle of Blue, the global water reporting organization, and the Stockholm International Water Institute will co-host H2O Catalyst, “From

CH2M-developed integrated water management plan promotes sustainable water solutions in metropolitan Atlanta

CH2M-developed integrated water management plan promotes sustainable water solutions in metropolitan Atlanta

Developing an inclusive vision to meet future water demands, CH2M recently completed an integrated water resource management plan highlighting inter-connections between water supply and conservation, wastewater management and stormwater and watershed management across 15 counties and 95 cities in the metropolitan Atlanta area.

Developing an inclusive vision to meet future water

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

Stormwater Education Programs

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 and a URL below.

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