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Editor’s pickRegistration for Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference is now open

13-06-2018

Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference will be returning from the 15th to the 18th of October in London, United Kingdom (U.K.). Globally recognised as the leading forum for addressing priorities and opportunities that affect the infrastructure industry, attendees of the conference would be able to hear from industry thought …

Loudoun Water partners with Sensus to manage water resources sustainably

13-06-2018

Loudoun County, Virginia, United States (U.S.), is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, bringing a high demand for water from both industrial and residential customers. In response, Loudoun Water, the region’s water utility, is on a path to plan for and deliver advanced water and wastewater technologies that will support …

WEF invites water utilities to participate in resource recovery data collection survey

13-06-2018

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is asking utilities to help assemble baseline data on the amount of resource recovery taking place at facilities in the United States (U.S.) and Canada. WEF is asking water resource recovery facilities to complete a survey by June 29th on current practices for water reuse, nutrient recovery, and energy …

SIWW 2018: Register for your Water Convention Pass

12-06-2018

Don’t miss the opportunity to discuss critical issues in a time of extreme events and networks of the future at the Water Convention Hot Issues Workshop coming up on the 8th of July, Sunday, at the upcoming Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). With each pass available at S$100, the workshop will focus on critical issues such as …

Black & Veatch: Data analytics, resilience and sustainability drive water discussion

12-06-2018

Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note. Underscored by the survey’s finding that two-thirds of the industry respondents are exploring or have deployed smart technologies in their water plans, digital water …

OTT Hydromet launches new water velocity sensor built for reliability

11-06-2018

OTT Hydromet recently launched a new non-contact surface velocity radar (SVR) sensor that dramatically improves the simplicity and reliability of stream, river and open channel measurements. Located safely above the water flow, the instrument is protected from the harmful effects of storms and floods, and can be easily integrated into a remote …

Editor’s pickWater scarcity: Powerful motivator

11-06-2018

Reservoir and dam. Image credit: Anthony da Cruz/Unsplash When the Orange County Water District in California, United States (U.S.) first began distributing potable water extracted from sewage water in the 1970s, it was out of need. The aquifer they were dependent on for its drinking on was so depleted that saltwater from the Pacific Ocean seeped …