During last week’s AWWA ACE13 conference in Denver, Colo., water professionals were asked to consider water conservation in their everyday activities. Attendees were also informed about the issues the Colorado River is facing and how preservation of the river is possible through certain avenues.
The City of Gothenburg, Sweden will be getting noiseless, electric buses in 2015, through the launch of an ultramodern bus service. The new technology will help enable completely new possibilities for future public transport.
The state of Arkansas and the United States have filed a joint complain against ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and ExxonMobil for the for the heavy crude oil spill that took place from the Pegasus Pipeline in Mayflower, Ark. on March 29, 2013.
Mutual Housing California has been awarded more than $14.5 million in aggregate federal and state tax credits, which they can use to raise more than $12 million for the development of housing in Woodland for agricultural workers.
It is estimated that by mid-June, cleanup in three states will be complete.
The University of California Berkeley, University of Minnesota, and Northeastern University are among twelve colleges and universities that have signed the Green Chemistry Commitment, a consortium that designs and develops innovative, efficient, and environmentally sound chemical products and processes.
Researchers from the University of Alabama are conducting studies on the latest tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. The goal of the study is to better understand and prepare for future tornadoes in tornado-prone areas.
According to a new report by Black & Veatch, U.S. utilities are embracing formal asset management, but large-scale capital investment is still needed in order to make a significant impact.
Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City Michigan will be deploying tPOD1s to light the each of the 80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda.
Plastics Make It Possible has launched Bathroom to Bin, a new interactive online tool that provides amusing information about plastics that can be recycled. By clicking on a virtual medicine cabinet, users can read about each type of recyclable plastic container and how it’s repurposed.
The Ohio EPA has initiated multiple studies to be conducted on the Lower Muskingum River tributaries and the Southwest Ohio River tributaries in order to monitor the water quality more closely.
In order to provide safe water through 2030, the EPA has estimated that drinking water infrastructure will need about $384 billion worth of improvements.
The U.S. Navy is teaming up with the NREL and others in order to find a more economical way to create jet fuel in large quantities from a renewable source, such as switchgrass.
At least 12 other states have laws on the books allowing companies to organize in this way, which allows them to focus on environmental and social performance, as well as profits.
In an online survey conducted by GE, Chinese residents showed the most support for water reuse when compared to counterparts in the United States and Singapore.
As the price of energy rises, so do the stakes. To document the country’s dependency on fossil fuels and extraction methods that contribute to global warming, a three-month cross-country road trip has been launched by AlterNet.
Simple and inexpensive residential water tank monitors can offer peace of mind for thousands of concerned citizens in China who are in need of safe and drinkable tap water.
Re-insulating or retrofitting older buildings can expose workers to a variety of respiratory hazards.
MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest, solar-powered yacht ever constructed, made its first U.S. stopover on June 3 in Miami, Fla. The event marked the start of the boat’s scientific expedition along the Gulf Stream.
Director Jim Watson also announced safety stand-downs will take place in each agency region this month, as part of National Safety Month.