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  • Abbotsford BC Selects SCADAWatch to Further Power Its Smart Water Network

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen the company’s revolutionary  ...


    By Innovyze

  • Natural resource management critical to peacebuilding

    Intrastate conflicts are likely to drag on and escalate without a greater focus on environment and natural resources in the peacebuilding process, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). In addition, conflicts with a link to natural resources are twice as likely to relapse within the first five years, as shown by data collected by Uppsala ...

  • Pakistan flood data wasted, say critics

    A huge effort to collect and analyse data on the devastating floods wreaking havoc in northern Pakistan has been severely undermined by a lack of strategies for disaster management and the dissemination of information, scientists and disaster experts have said. The Pakistan Meteorological Department's flood forecasting division provides information on the size and flow of the floods using data ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Managing Hydrofracking Data in Cloud

     There is little dispute in both scientific and business communities that groundwater protection and water usage in general at hydrofracking sites provide the biggest challenges for this young and promising industry. To date, criticism of fracking has focused mainly on concerns that the chemicals energy companies are mixing with the water could contaminate underground aquifers. Although ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • InfoWorks addresses Critical link Analysis

    Untitled Document Wallingford Software, a leading developer of hydraulic modelling and network data management software for the worldwide water industry has revealed plans to release a new tool, ...


    By Innovyze

  • Water Management In Post Conflict Countries Critical To Peacebuilding And Economic Recovery New Study

    In times of war, water resources and infrastructure are often destroyed or become inaccessible to large segments of people living in conflict areas. Restoring these critical services can avert humanitarian crises and rebuild state authority, according to a new study launched today by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the University of Tokyo, ...

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors have more impact on the condition of a buried asset. For utilities embarking on proactive management and assessment of their buried infrastructure, leak ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    Assessing the condition of buried water infrastructure can yield a variety of outcomes that are difficult to predict. Sometimes, they even seem random. The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • EU relaxes renewables target, reaps criticism

    The European Union on Wednesday shied away from more ambitious renewable energy goals as the bloc's sluggish economy appeared to dent its zeal in the global fight against climate change. To the dismay of Germany, environmentalists and others, the European Commission stepped back from proposing tougher binding renewable energy targets ...


    By Associated Press

  • Renewal2 invests in water and climate data management company: Aquatic Informatics

    Renewal2 Investment Fund announces its eighth portfolio company, Aquatic Informatics, a leading developer of software for water and climate data. The amount of water and climate data available is enormous and the need to synthesize this data to make actionable recommendations and predictions is even greater. Nearly 2 billion people live in water-stressed areas of the world and 3 billion people ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • CNPC to Install GE Cogeneration Systems to Provide Beijing Data Center with Critical Power Supply

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC ) will install five of GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • Webinar - Water Quality: Reducing Risks with Optimized Data Management

    Water Quality is a topic garnering increasingly more attention from regulatory bodies and environmental watch dogs. We are seeing more inspections, heftier fines and in some unfortunate cases contaminations that could have been avoided. If you are responsible for overseeing your organizations water quality mandates you have numerous elements to manage, whether it be timely water sampling, meeting ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • AQUARIUS 3.1 Release Redefines Modern Water Data Management Software

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software for hydrologic data management and analysis, today announced the release of AQUARIUS 3.1. Already the most popular productivity tool for water resource managers, AQUARIUS 3.1 makes it easier to manage real-time environmental data with its engaging new web-based map interface and extended data ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Tetra Tech Expands Water Data Management Services with Acquisition of INDUS Corporation

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has acquired INDUS Corporation of Vienna, Virginia. INDUS is an information technology (IT) solutions firm focused on data analytics, geospatial analysis, secure infrastructure, and software applications management for U.S. federal government customers. The company has more than 150 employees and brings significant federal contracts in the ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Manage your water consumption

    In today’s current economic climate, companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their energy consumption, with very little focus spent on managing water consumption. This could be a costly mistake. Consider the way it is used for starters, not just domestically but also in the commercial and industrial sector. Water is heated, cooled, condensed and moved around, with all these ...


    By MWA Technology

  • Queensland Delivers First-of-its-kind Assessment of Critical Assets in Australia

    In 2013–2014, Queensland Urban Utilities developed and implemented a first-of-its-kind risk-based assessment program in Australia utilising innovative technologies and engineering assessment techniques to assess critical sewer mains. This work was in line with Queensland Urban Utilities’ industry-leading approach to risk-based asset management. A critical component of Queensland ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Verdantix says the chief sustainability officer is critical for strategic innovation

    Firms must appoint a Chief Sustainability Officer to succeed with strategic innovation in a resource-constrained economy, according to a new report from independent research firm Verdantix. The Chief Sustainability Officer requires proven general management skills, business transformation experience and the commercial insight to support sustainability-driven innovations. 'Many CEOs hold back ...


    By Verdantix Ltd

  • Energy Department blocks disclosure of road map to relieve critical U.S. energy-water choke points, Circle of Blue reports

    Withheld Report Requested and Funded By Congress Shows: Managing water and energy separately will not meet US growing energy demand; New power plants are planned without considering water availability; National policy encouraging large scale biofuels production will stress U.S. water supplies. Circle of ...

  • HACH LANGE monitors provide critical alarms at UU, Macclesfield

    New ammonia probes with sophisticated controllers have enabled staff at United Utilities’ Macclesfield wastewater treatment works to ensure that the plant does not exceed its discharge consent. Following installation, the monitoring systems initially generated around 40 alarm texts per day (mostly night!) but significant improvements have now been implemented. The Macclesfield WwTW is a ...


  • Flemish Environment Agency Selects FloodWorks for Critical Flood Forecasting

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM), Belgium, has chosen FloodWorks as part of its flood control and mitigation systems. ...


    By Innovyze

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