Category Archives: Reblogs

Swimming in Profits, Not Drowning in Losses – Successful leak detection and audit methods

As employees of a public utility we all know the importance of providing customers with a reliable water supply. Yet, due to aged infrastructure, and a lack of funds to remedy this, a lot of water is lost due to … Continue reading

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Sponge Cities

In this latest article from Janice Kaspersen, from the Stormwater magazine, by Forester Network, one gets a look at “China’s sponge cities” and how they choose to rectify their water related problems of stormwater runoff and flooding. You may have … Continue reading

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Groundwater Use Could Be Significant Source of Carbon Dioxide

Based on a recent study in the United States, groundwater use has been linked to the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, due to groundwater depletion. Read on for further details on this unique study presented in a recent … Continue reading

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Radical Rehab – Processes, procedures, and products to restore water and sewer pipes

In the November- December 2017 issue of the Water Efficiency magazine one gets a look at the changes being undertaken in the United States to replace the outdated water and wastewater systems. Article by Lori Lovely 8th November, 2017 More … Continue reading

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GWP-C WACDEP Initiative on Climate-Proofing Water Investment in the Caribbean — caribbeanclimate

The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) has embarked on a new initiative under its Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) called “Climate-Proofing Water Investment in the Caribbean” which is being executed in partnership with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC). … Continue reading

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Polluted Lakes in Disguise

In many local instances, persons tend to think that clear water means clean water, however, in a recent study by Filstrup and Downing, particularly for areas where there is agricultural and livestock rearing activity, this may not actually be true. … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Sea Mist: Atmospheric discoveries at the air-ocean interface

This article was published by Laura Sanchez – Water Efficiency Magazine Editor on September 6th 2017. I hope you find it as informative as I have. If you’ve ever walked along the shore and inhaled deeply, you’ve probably sensed it. … Continue reading

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Deciphering Deluges: New modeling approach reexamines two key assumptions about flooding

For the last century, the U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and others have collected data on flooding activity to assess damage and help predict future events. Accurately forecasting the frequency and magnitude of flooding events is critical for infrastructure design, environmental management, and disaster preparedness and response. … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

In his article below, Jonathan Gourley, discusses his involvement in the Automated Non-Contact Hydrologic Observations in Rivers (ANCHOR) project in order to gather Flash Flood Data. Source: In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

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Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

The pipelines that municipalities use to deliver drinking water to their residents take a beating. Large cities pump tens of millions of gallons of water to their customers every day. And many of the pipes that municipalities rely on to transport drinking water and … Continue reading

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