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.

Spies With Feathers

Spies With Feathers

Among the many surface water concerns that stormwater managers need to be aware of, particularly in coastal areas, is the health of fisheries. Temperature, water quality, debris, erosion, ocean acidification—all of these affect them, and all can be connected back, in some way, to stormwater management.

One thing a bit outside

Water Reuse Technology

Water Reuse Technology

Recycling and reuse of water have been in practice since shortly after the earth was formed, using natural methods, cycles, and filters. In recent decades, technology has been incorporated to speed up the natural processes in order to meet the ever-increasing demand for clean water. Natural processes in water reclamation

Closing Up

Closing Up

Researchers at the University of California Riverside and elsewhere have just published a paper linking the effects of climate change to more frequent and intense flooding. It has to do with the effects of temperature, rainfall, and humidity on the macropores in the soil—that is, the spaces larger than 0.08

Profile’s Marc S. Theisen Earns Esteemed Industry Awards

Profile’s Marc S. Theisen Earns Esteemed Industry Awards

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (September 11, 2018) — Profile Products is pleased to announce that Marc S. Theisen, M.Sc., CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, earned two esteemed industry awards: EnviroCert International’s (ECI) “Distinguished Service Award” and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) “2018 Technical Paper of the Year.”

To win the Distinguished Service Award, recipients

The Uninvited

The Uninvited

Stormwater ponds in Ontario have some unexpected, and unwanted, guests: goldfish. Thousands and thousands of them. And they’re stirring up trouble—or at least sediment.

The goldfish are a species of carp, native to Asia and considered invasive in North America. Unlike other species of Asian carp that threaten the Great

Banking on Soil

Banking on Soil

What’s a commodity in short supply in many large cities? There are many possible answers—parking spaces, reliable public transportation, affordable housing—but New York City is focusing on dirt.

As this New York Times article explains, the city has set up a Clean Soil Bank, “a soil exchange that pairs local

Join Us in Long Beach for the 2018 Irrigation Show

Join Us in Long Beach for the 2018 Irrigation Show

DURING ONE EVENT-PACKED week, the Irrigation Association gathers irrigation professionals from all over the world to celebrate the work done in the industry. The Irrigation Show offers water providers an excellent opportunity to learn more about the irrigation industry and see the exciting new products available.

Intelligent Water Management

Intelligent Water Management

There is an old saying, “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” Smart management of a water supply can greatly reduce operating costs and stretch municipality operating budgets, while providing superior service. The keys to being smart, the brains of the operation, are Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technologies and

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