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  • Panama Canal: New Locks for Its Anniversary

    For its 100-year anniversary in 2014, the Panama Canal Authority is modernizing and expanding the canal between the Atlantic and Pacific. The construction also includes installation of new locks to the two oceans, each with three lock chambers, which will allow much bigger ships than before to pass through the Panama Canal. The automation expert Bosch Rexroth is contributing hydraulic system ...


    By Marketwire

  • Suits claim Love Canal still oozing 35 years later

    Thirty-five years after Love Canal's oozing toxic waste scared away a neighborhood and became a symbol of environmental catastrophe, history could be repeating itself. New residents, attracted by promises of cleaned-up land and affordable homes, say in lawsuits that they are being sickened by the same buried chemicals from the disaster in the Niagara Falls neighborhood in the 1970s. "We're stuck ...


    By Associated Press

  • Xylem awarded $6M rental contract for Panama Canal expansion project

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, is playing an important role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Xylem is ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • WESTON Awarded $85 Million Contract to Expand Temporary Pumping Capacity at 17th Street and London Avenue Canals in New Orleans, LA

    NEW ORLEANS — Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) announced today that it has been awarded an estimated $85 million design-build contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Protection Office (HPO). The cost-reimbursable contract will increase the existing temporary pumping capacity at the 17th Street and London Avenue Canals in New Orleans, Louisiana. The pumps will move water from the ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • New tools aid arid-land water management

    New tools developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are improving water management in arid regions. In areas where water is scarce, land managers irrigate with water that travels via intricate canal systems. At the ARS U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center in Maricopa, Ariz., director Bert Clemmens and his colleagues are developing computer software to automatically ...

  • Cache Water Restoration Project

    IEI has been awarded the contract to design and install a SCADA type system for the Cache Water Resoration Project in Logan Utah.  The system will include multiple sites that measure and report flow data, as well as, a few sites that will require the control of gates and valves.  We will be installing the Campbell Scientific micro control system with a 900 MHz radio as the telemetry ...

  • EPA Settlement with Rochester Area Home Builder Protects Area Waterways; Developer Agrees to Construct Project to Reduce Polluted Stormwater Discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Atlantic Funding and Real Estate home building company and its owner, Alfred Spaziano, to address violations of federal rules that reduce pollution from contaminated stormwater runoff at its Gateway Landing construction site in Green and Gates, New York. Under the agreement, Atlantic Funding is required to comply with all ...

  • ARCADIS Recognized by International Water Association for New Orleans Work

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, was the inaugural recipient of the IWA Executive Director Prize for Impact at Scale award during the bi-annual Project Innovation Awards for their work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The ...


    By Arcadis

  • ARCADIS Honored Nationally for Award-Winning Projects in Louisiana

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, announced today it received two honor awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) last night for its work on both the Seabrook Sector Gate Complex and St. Bernard-Chalmette Loop Levee Floodwall System. Bioengineering ARCADIS LLC, a small business venture established as a U.S. Small ...


    By Arcadis

  • Tetra Tech Earns ACEC’s Top Honor for Engineering Excellence

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it was awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Grand Conceptor Award for its contributions to the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Lake Borgne Surge Barrier in New Orleans, Louisiana. This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was recognized as the year’s most outstanding ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • World’s Largest Surge Barrier Achieves 100-Year-Level Storm Protection

    The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) announced today that its Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project achieved its milestone of 100-year-level storm protection for the greater New Orleans area prior to the 2011 hurricane season, which begins June 1. After receiving the contract in 2008, Shaw has nearly completed construction on the largest design-build project ever awarded by the ...


  • Check valves protect Florida freshwater ecosystems

    Marsh Landing, a residential community in northeast Florida, relies on Wapro check valves to prevent the Intracoastal Waterway’s brackish water from flooding and damaging freshwater ecosystems within stormwater retention ponds. Marsh Landing, an elegant residential community in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States, uniquely integrates natural beauty and luxurious housing through ...


    By Wapro AB

  • California`s Largest Lake threatened by Urban Water Transfer

    Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of decline and strange beauty permeates the Salton Sea: The lake is shrinking - and on the verge of getting much smaller as more water goes to coastal ...


    By Associated Press

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