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Jun 4 2020
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns spoke with various industry association leaders about how those associations…
Jun 2 2020
A new habitat project intends to create workforce training and education for Marin County residents. The California Coastal Conservancy backed the…
Apr 24 2020
11th Hour Racing Awards $250k Grant to Support Imagine H2O’s Urban Water Challenge Imagine H2O has created the 2020 Urban Water Challenge, an annual…
Jan 6 2020
When faced with a U.S. EPA Consent Decree with an estimated cost of $1 billion, the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), adopted the EPA’s Capacity,…
Jan 6 2020
The city of Cudahy, Wisc., is both an MS4 community and part of the Milwaukee River Basin TMDL., meaning it is required to remove suspended solids…
Dec 18 2019
The Dallas Area Municipal Authority (DAMA) won’t be raising the storm water fee for residents. Dallas, Texas residents will still be charged a $15…
Nov 22 2019
Senet & MeterSYS(R) Partner to Deliver Smart City & Advanced Water Metering Solutions  Senet, Inc. announced a partnership with MeterSYS, a…
Oct 11 2019
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has begun its flood gate project to protect part of downtown from Cedar River flooding when the water rises, which is becoming…
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Oct 10 2018
A team from the Great Lakes Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge for using data…
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Oct 9 2018
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced the new Green Infrastructure Plan Framework to add green space to streets, schools and parking lots throughout…
Jun 6 2017
UI LABS announced that its smart urban infrastructure program, City Digital, has been named a winner of the Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship…
Jul 29 2016
Do not let your sweeper take the summer off. Streets still need sweeping in the summer to prevent storm water runoff pollution. The amount of effort…
May 11 2016
The New Climate Economy, along with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities, launched the Coalition …
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Oct 22 2015
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a U.K. charity supporting engineering-related research and education worldwide, launched its Foresight review of…
Aug 13 2015
The University of Minnesota has received a $12 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to bring together a network of scientists,…
Aug 6 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a handout summarizing the tools developed by the agency for state, tribal and local…
Aug 3 2015
In 2014, the most essential indicators of Earth’s changing climate continued to reflect trends of a warming planet, with several markers such as…
Jul 10 2015
Building on the President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.…
Jun 18 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR,…
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