Tag: water resource management

Water resource management is the activity of planning, developing, distributing and managing the optimum use of water resources. It is a sub-set of water cycle management. Ideally, water resource management planning has regard to all the competing demands for water and seeks to allocate water on an equitable basis to satisfy all uses and demands. As with other resource management, this is rarely possible in practice.

Xylem to Showcase a Range of Water Solutions to Build Urban Resilience and Unveil its Smartest Dewatering Pump at WEFTEC 2017

Xylem to Showcase a Range of Water Solutions to Build Urban Resilience and Unveil its Smartest Dewatering Pump at WEFTEC 2017

Leading global water technology company Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), will address the challenge of ‘urban resilience’ by showcasing its portfolio of water technologies at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) at McCormick Place, Chicago from October 2-4. Xylem’s extensive range of proven, smart water technologies help communities

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

Sustainable Water Partnership Launches SWPWATER.ORG Web Resource to Foster Global Collaboration on Water Security

Sustainable Water Partnership Launches SWPWATER.ORG Web Resource to Foster Global Collaboration on Water Security

SWPWater.org, launched by the USAID Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP), led by Winrock International, will enable greater access to information and resources about global water security. Through the aggregation of water security news and innovations, and the publication of original resources and toolkits, SWPWater.org will foster public-private collaboration across the globe

On the Pulse

On the Pulse

The town of Olds in Alberta, Canada, faced a daunting task. The public works and utilities department, serving the town of approximately 8,000, set out in 2007 to decrease the municipality’s total water usage by 10% by January 2017, using the amount of water it consumed in 2006 as a

Editor’s Comments: Solutions to Water Scarcity

Editor’s Comments: Solutions to Water Scarcity

“ANYONE WHO CAN SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF WATER WILL BE WORTHY OF TWO NOBEL PRIZES—ONE FOR PEACE AND ONE FOR SCIENCE.”
—PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY, 1962

I learned recently that the first recorded water conflict occurred more than 4,500 years ago near the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in what

Knowledge Is Power

Knowledge Is Power

Water utilities throughout the US struggle with declining resources and growing populations. Declining supplies and aging infrastructure also make delivering reliable, clean water a challenge.

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