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  • Associated Engineering uses MIKE URBAN to complete a complex dual drainage model for the City of Calgary to identify urban drainage problems and evaluate capital improvement alternatives

    The City of Calgary experienced significant flooding and overland flow during a severe thunderstorm on June 6, 2007. Significant damage occurred to 14th Street NW along a steep hill; sealed manholes failed causing extensive road damage and overland flows. The City of Calgary recognized the importance of the overland system as part of the drainage evaluation of this area as well as for future ...


  • MWH soft unveils highly anticipated infoworks ICM for integrated modeling of above- and below-ground drainage systems

    MWH Soft, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the second quarter 2010 release of InfoWorks ICM. The product enhances the company’s powerful workgroup management modeling platform, InfoWorks, by giving users the ability to model below-ground collections systems and above-ground drainage in one powerful simulation ...


    By Innovyze

  • MWH Soft releases infoWorks ICM generation V1.1, setting new standard for integrated modeling of above- and below-ground drainage systems

    MWH Soft, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the worldwide release of InfoWorks ICM. The product enhances the company’s powerful workgroup management modeling platform, InfoWorks, by giving users the ability to model below-ground collections systems and above-ground drainage in one powerful simulation package. ...


    By Innovyze

  • Ecological approach used to remediate former mining site

    Cleanup of the inactive Burlington Mine site in Boulder County, CO, was initiated in 2003 as a voluntary cleanup overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) pursuant to the Colorado Voluntary Cleanup Redevelopment Act of 1994. An ecological approach was used to improve downstream water quality, reduce surface- and ground-water interaction with contaminated ...

  • Brazil obtains IDB loan for Sanitation Project

    Bank will finance drainage, wastewater treatment and improve living conditions for 220,000 people in northern Brazil. The Belém municipality in northern Brazil will obtain US$68.7 million from the Inter-American Development Bank for a sanitation and urban environmental program in Estrada Nova watershed, which is home to about 220,000 people. The loan will help finance the construction of 77 ...

  • Inflatable Pipe Stopper and Bypass Bag Hire Made Easy

    Maris Pumps Ltd has launched a new service which removes the hassle from hiring an inflatable pipe stopper or bypass bag. The service offers Vetter inflatable pipe stoppers and bypass bags for hire with free nationwide, next-day delivery & collection. The all-in-one solution means the stopper or bypass bag is supplied complete with an inflation controller suitable for use with either a ...


    By Maris Pumps Ltd

  • Texas Capital Adopts InfoWorks ICM for Comprehensive Stormwater and Flood Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Austin, Texas, Watershed Protection Department has implemented industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The cutting-edge integrated catchment management solution gives Austin expanded power in ...


    By Innovyze

  • InfoWorks ICM generation V1.1

    InfoWorks ICM is to give users the ability to model below-ground collections systems and above-ground drainage in one simulation package. A characteristic of the package is the integration of hydrodynamic and hydrological models within the powerful workgroup management platform to enable truly coupled drainage systems and receiving environments analysis. InfoWorks ICM provides a new single ...

  • Aquacell Lite Proving a Sustainable Asset

    Wavin Plastics’ sustainable urban drainage system AquaCell Lite is making a big impact on residential, commercial and industrial developments throughout the UK. Less than 12 months after being launched the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) approved innovation, designed to manage excessive rainfall and reduce the risk of flooding, is supporting a number of key projects across the country ...


  • Wallingford Software announces plans to launch new stormwater solution: InfoWorks SD

    Wallingford Software, the leading developer of hydraulic modeling software for the water industry, has announced the forthcoming release of InfoWorks SD (Storm Drainage) for the fast, accurate and comprehensive modeling of stormwater flows. An important new addition to the InfoWorks family of modeling software, InfoWorks SD is a fully dynamic, hydraulic modeling solution developed to meet the ...


    By Innovyze

  • Increased concerns over fluvial carbon losses from deforested tropical peatlands

    Over 20% more carbon could be being released by tropical peatlands than previously estimated, a new study suggests. The research highlights the large quantities of carbon lost to rivers from deforested and degraded peatlands in Indonesia, in addition to carbon released as CO2 gas. Peatlands are an important carbon store and the peat swamp forests of south-east Asia have experienced excessive ...

  • Wallingford Software announces plans to launch new stormwater solution: InfoWorks SD

    Wallingford Software, the leading developer of hydraulic modeling software for the water industry, has announced the forthcoming release of InfoWorks SD (Storm Drainage) for the fast, accurate and comprehensive modeling of stormwater flows. An important new addition to the InfoWorks family of modeling software, InfoWorks SD is a fully dynamic, hydraulic modeling solution developed to meet the ...


    By Innovyze

  • Sydney tar ponds agency tender issued for protective cap

    The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment. "Today is good news for the people of Sydney," said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services. "This tender for the Tar Ponds cap will lead to the reclamation of nearly 240 acres of land and a cleaner and more sustainable future for residents." It"s the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NivuFLow 650 - Intuitive Operation and a wide Range of Sensors

    The new transmitter has been developed for accurate flow measurement in open channels, part full and full pipes, and surface water bodies and is compliant with both ISO 6416 & IEC 60041. To meet the highest possible accuracy requirements it is currently possible to utilise the NivuFlow 650 using up to 4 velocity paths, with up to 32 velocity paths available by the end of 2016. It is then ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site

    The Alaska Gold Company has paid a penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations at the Rock Creek mine near Nome, Alaska. According to a settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the company allegedly violated permit requirements for controlling storm water pollution during construction activities. In addition to paying a $177,500 penalty, the company has already ...

  • Hydraulic Flow Control Valve for the Canal de Champfleury in Avignon /France

    ROMAG aquacare ag supplied not only the technical equipment and control for the flow control valve in the 7.0 m wide sewage channel, but also conducted the project planning. As part of a new overall concept for the drainage of the Agglomeration Grand Avignon, the treatment of the rain water from combined sewage had to be renovated after the new construction of the waste water treatment plant. ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • Aguas de Valencia Selects InfoWorks ICM for Advanced Smart Water Network Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Aguas de Valencia, a private water utility serving more than 3.5 million residents mainly in Valencia, Catalonia, Aragón and Northern Spain, has begun full deployment of Innovyze’s ...


    By Innovyze

  • InfoWorks and FloodWorks v11

    Version 11 of InfoWorks and FloodWorks include updated hydrology methods, additional run options, enhancements to the Open Data Import Centre, improved compatibility with HEC, overall performance increases and more.  InfoWorks CS allows engineers and planners to produce fast, accurate and robust hydraulic modelling of a complete urban collection system network. This encompasses full ...

  • Advanced stormwater and river modelling and management

    The City of Austin, USA, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modelling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

  • Advanced stormwater and river modeling and management

    The City of Austin, TX, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modeling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

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