Tag: water supply

Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities, commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes. Irrigation is covered separately.

Funding Flint’s Infrastructure Repair

Funding Flint’s Infrastructure Repair

The citizens of Flint, Michigan, have every right not to trust the government. After their town’s water supply was switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River in April of 2014 without being treated for corrosion prevention, many of them voiced concern. But their complaints about the water’s color, odor,

Barclays and The Columbia Water Center Launch New Study, Reveal How Energy Companies and Public Utilities Can Help Protect and Improve Water Resources In The US

Barclays and The Columbia Water Center Launch New Study, Reveal How Energy Companies and Public Utilities Can Help Protect and Improve Water Resources In The US

Second report in Impact Series explores how oil and gas operators, the utility industry and governments can work together to improve transparency around water usage, invest in innovative technologies, and improve data collection

In recognition of UN World Water Day, Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) and the Columbia Water Center today

Maintaining Storage Tanks

Maintaining Storage Tanks

An integral ingredient in maintaining the health of a water supply tank is a good inspection according to tank manufacturers and consultants. In the words of George Mead, municipal sales director with Tank Connection in Parsons, KS, “Nothing fabricated and installed will continue to operate without inspections.”

Some states have created regulations

Retaining Walls to Change Land Surfaces

Retaining Walls to Change Land Surfaces

Retaining walls have become the modern-day structures of choice for us to manipulate the surfaces on which we choose to build our lives. From creating more buildable space on a site, to helping stabilize bridges, they are ubiquitous workhorses that are often easily overlooked. But sometimes they take their inspiration

State Water Board Adopts Climate Change Resolution

State Water Board Adopts Climate Change Resolution

Today the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a resolution requiring a proactive approach to climate change in all Board actions, including drinking water regulation, water quality protection, and financial assistance.

“Today’s Board action is part of California’s continuing leadership on climate change,” said State Water Board Vice-Chair Fran Spivy-Weber, and

Project Profile: A Solution for Bull Run Watershed

Project Profile: A Solution for Bull Run Watershed

The Bull Run Watershed has continuously provided water to the people of the Portland metropolitan area since 1895. It also plays an important role in supporting the larger aquatic ecosystem of the Sandy and Lower Columbia rivers where some of the fish species have been in significant decline.

In response, the

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