News archive

October 2016

The Water Environment Federation Announces its 2016-2017 Board of Trustees

28-10-2016

The members of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 2016-2017 Board of Trustees were confirmed by WEF’s House of Delegates during WEFTEC® 2016—WEF’s 89th annual technical exhibition and conference—last month in New Orleans, La.During a ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27, the WEF “gavel of leadership” …

WEF Announces 2016 Ingenuity Contest Winners

27-10-2016

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the winners of the fifth annual WEFTEC Ingenuity Contest. The competition recognizes innovative water professionals who used what they had on hand and a little bit of ingenuity to creatively solve persistent challenges. The following winners were recognized during “A Celebration of …

Kamstrup and TaKaDu Collaborate to Provide Intelligent Water Management Solution

26-10-2016

Kamstrup, a world-leading supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, and TaKaDu, a global leader in integrated event management solutions for the water industry, have today announced a strategic partnership to offer an intelligent water management solution to water utilities worldwide. The joint offering combines …

City of Lawrence, Kansas, Adopts InfoSWMM

25-10-2016

Innovyze has announced that the City of Lawrence, Kansas, has chosen InfoSWMM, the firm’s industry-leading solution for geocentric smart wastewater network modeling. The software will enhance the development of the City’s comprehensive ArcGIS-centric (Esri, Redlands, CA) approach to managing its wastewater collection system. Lawrence …

ADB to Boost Flood Protection, Services in Haidong, Qinghai Province

21-10-2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan that will protect Qinghai Province’s second largest city, Haidong, from flash floods, improve its overall urban environment, and bring better services to both the city and nearby rural areas. “Haidong’s location in the Huangshui River valley, surrounded by steep …

Custom Mud Cat Dredge to Improve Boise Watershed

21-10-2016

Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredge for the city's innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredge to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. Boise selected the MC-40EC due to Mud Cat’s global …

Impressive Turnout Puts WEFTEC 2016 in the Top Five

20-10-2016

More than 20,000 attend 89th annual conference and exhibition An impressive turnout of 20,113 registrants and 1,006 exhibitors using 301,900 net square feet of space puts WEFTEC 2016 within the top five largest and best-attended events in the conference’s 89-year history. The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 89th annual technical …

7 outcomes from the World Water Congress and Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane

19-10-2016

From 9 - 14 October, more than 5,000 leaders gathered in Brisbane at the World Water Congress and Exhibition to share and discuss global water issues. “With more than 5000 of the International Water Association’s members gathered in one place, this was the right time to advocate for policies, launch tools and spread the awareness …

Newport News Selects InfoSWMM Product Portfolio

19-10-2016

Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Newport News, Virginia, has chosen InfoSWMM, InfoSWMM 2D and InfoSWMM Sustain to replace its existing sanitary sewer and stormwater network modeling solutions. The software portfolio equips the City …