"This acquisition is the first of what will be a series of 'wins' for rural water customers," said Commissioner Andy Tobin, chairman of the Commission's Water Committee. "Consolidations like this will often be the only solution for some companies that simply cannot deal with the infrastructure problems which put their customers' service and health at risk. There is still much work to be done."
The Sewerage and Water Board's $50 million project will erect two 200-foot-tall water tanks that will hold 4 million gallons of water. If there is a complete loss of power, the towers will provide uninterrupted water pressure and continuous water service to the city.
An innovative coating prevents corrosion of steel structures and appurtenances exposed to standing water, high humidity common in water treatment operations.
NY Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos signed ceremonial maps to resolve title disputes spanning more than a century. The property will be added to the Adirondack Forest Preserve and opened to the public.
They endorsed a new energy law that bans new nuclear power plants, supports renewable energy sources, and seeks to encourage lower energy consumption. The vote was 58 percent in favor.
There are 200 to 300 closed landfills in Texas, so the potential for resource recovery and regaining land is huge, TCEQ reports.
The hearing will focus on ways EPA can work with states and cities to develop integrated stormwater and wastewater requirements with more flexibility so communities can meet their Clean Water Act compliance obligations.
Randy Conner will oversee a program that has replaced 470 miles of water mains and 102 miles of sewer mains and has relined 271 miles of existing sewer. He will continue the Meter Save program, which installs water meters in Chicago homes to save residents money and promote water conservation.
As public and private entities continue to battle lead hazards, they've come together to provide useful information for asset owners and contractors encountering those hazards and undertaking lead abatement projects.
Tesla’s new stylish and modern solar roof tiles are ready to be ordered as of Wednesday, May 10.
To demonstrate IoT's transformative potential, Inmarsat and its partners will deploy technology demonstrations around Kigali, including air quality sensors, a smart bus equipped with satellite Internet, and a precision farming initiative to increase crop yield and better manage water resources.
The agency participated in the Arctic Oil Spill Response Research and Technology Workshop on April 26.
Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling.
So far, California Climate Investments have supported electric school buses in Sacramento, electric yard trucks in Fontana, hydrogen-powered buses in the Coachella Valley, and a fleet of electric delivery trucks for Goodwill Industries in the Bay Area.
The St. Lawrence Estuary population of Beluga whales will be reclassified from threatened to endangered following a reassessment in recent years by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.
The comment period is open until May 15, but 41,000 comments already have been submitted as of May 2.
The annual Global Water Awards honored companies and projects from around the world, including in Kuwait, Spain, Chile, Saudi Arabia, Antarctica, Kenya, Fiji, Australia, Oman, and the United States. The Water Deal of the Year Award went to Vista Ridge Pipeline Financing for a pipeline project serving San Antonio, Texas.
Its 2016 Sustainability Progress Report says the company is on track to source 100 percent sustainable cotton by the end of 2018, to eliminate the use of about 70 million plastic shopping bags as a result of the global switch from plastic bags to paper bags in retail stores, and to achieve 23 percent water savings per employee on adidas sites.
Golden Pass Products LLC, co-owned by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil, is now authorized to export LNG up to the equivalent of 2.21 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas to any non-FTA country not prohibited by U.S. law or policy from a terminal near Sabine Pass, Texas.
Having begun 2017 with more than 5,000 Superchargers globally, Tesla by the end of 2017 expects to have more than 10,000 Superchargers and 15,000 Destination Charging connectors in operation worldwide.