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.

Editor’s Comments: Global Perspective

Editor’s Comments: Global Perspective

SINCE THE INVENTION of the telescope in 1608, mapping the cosmos has captivated many of our imaginations. Beautifully complex maps from that era document the heavens in elaborate celestial charts. One of the most celebrated is the Atlas Coelestis, a 1660 collection of lavish engravings by Andreas Cellarius that illustrate

Storage in the City

Storage in the City

Wooden water tanks were once ubiquitous on the urban skyline—cylinders standing guard like sentries above the rooftops. Today, however, it seems that water containment devices are increasingly tucked away behind walls and integrated into building design.

Most contemporary buildings pump water to large reservoirs in the top floors to make use

Water Storage Systems

Water Storage Systems

There is only one readily available, accessible, and inexpensive substance that can be widely used to combat fires: water. However, in a changed climate where drought and forest fires are far more prevalent, and where commercial and residential development in vulnerable areas makes for ever more expensive property damage, available

Fire and Rain

Fire and Rain

There is only one readily available, accessible, and inexpensive substance that can be widely used to combat fires: water. However, in a changed climate where drought and forest fires are far more prevalent, and where commercial and residential development in vulnerable areas makes for ever more expensive property damage, available

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Commits to certifying 20 bottling sites by Alliance for Water Stewardship worldwide by 2020

Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Sacramento and Livermore, Calif., factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created by industry leaders and prominent environmental conservation groups such

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

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