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Black & Veatch: Climate change, global pandemic highlight water industry’s need for greater resilience through planning and digital water programmes

17-06-2020
Black & Veatch, market report, infrastructure

Facing a diverse array of headwinds to their operations, U.S. water industry leaders are looking to accelerate innovation in strategy, operations and capital planning by harnessing digital assets and data analytics, Black & Veatch’s newly released Strategic Directions: Water Report finds. Efforts to adopt and implement …

Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference goes digital

10-06-2020
Bentley, Year in Infrastructure

Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced that its annual infrastructure event, the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, is “going digital.” This new digital format will bring together, now for a broader global community, the thought leadership, networking, and learning content that Bentley conference attendees have come to …

Study suggests coronavirus will cause decrease in infrastructure, water project spending

01-04-2020
budget, funding, infrastructure, water, projects, coronavirus, COVID-19

Despite the fact that social infrastructure and water projects, such as clean water and wastewater operations, are identified as top priorities from private and public sector entities from around the world, a new CG/LA Infrastructure survey shows that global industry leaders are not hopeful about an increase in infrastructure spending …

Poor water infrastructure is greater risk than coronavirus, says UN

23-03-2020
water resources, UNESCO, world water day, coronavirus, water infrastructure

Decades of chronic underfunding of water infrastructure is putting many countries at worse risk in the coronavirus crisis, with more than half the global population lacking access to safely managed sanitation, experts said as the UN marked World Water Day on Sunday. Good hygiene – soap and water – are the first line of defence against …

Peers sought to build urban resilience platform

28-01-2020
Isle, infrastructure

A new peer-to-peer platform is helping municipalities and water utilities find reliable innovative solutions to their infrastructure resilience challenges. Isle’s technology consultant Sylvia Schuster explains why managing the effects of climate change requires urban transformation. European cities need to transform their infrastructure if …

Black & Veatch: Reliability, efficiency and resiliency drive utilities’ grid modernisation efforts

22-01-2020
Black and Veatch, research, market report, digitalisation, modernisation, Industry 4.0, infrastructure

Data is poised to tell the story of our utility systems. But are we ready to listen? Advances in technology are pushing critical human infrastructure in exciting new directions, creating both risk and reward for utilities eager to become more sustainable, efficient, reliable and resilient. Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: …

Rapid urbanisation, increasing population, efficiency requirements driving need for improvement in urban water infrastructure

10-01-2020
market report, urbanisation, digitalisation, infrastructure

Urban water infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is witnessing enormous investments in order to cater to the needs of the growing population and to address the challenges posed by rapid urbanisation, and climate change. Key investments in the region are towards the replacement of old pipes, expansion of existing pipe network, water …

Bentley Systems accelerates focus on infrastructure engineering for digital cities

24-10-2019
Bentley Systems, digital cities, digital twins, infrastructure engineering

Bentley Systems has presented its new digital cities initiatives, applying digital twins for more efficient city and regional operations and for more connected and resilient infrastructure. Digital twins converge assets’ 4D-surveyed and engineering representations to enable new collaborative digital workflows to serving planners and …