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  • EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released results of a survey showing that $384 billion in improvements are needed for the nation’s drinking water infrastructure through 2030 for systems to continue providing safe drinking water to 297 million Americans. EPA’s fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment identifies investments needed over the ...

  • Black & Veatch Survey Provides Insights on Stormwater Infrastructure Investments

    2010 Stormwater Utility Survey shows best management practices in planning, operations and finance OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A valuable knowledge resource for stormwater utilities that includes elements of how to address combined sewer overflows and data related to billing consumers was released today. The results of Black & Veatch’s eighth Stormwater Utility Survey, comes at a time when ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • ITT`s value of water survey reveals that Americans are ready to fix our nation`s crumbling water infrastructure

    95 percent of voters rate water as more important than any other service, including electricity and heat Nearly two-thirds say they're willing to pay more now to ensure long-term access to clean water ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced the results of its Value of Water Survey, a nationwide poll that included registered voters and ...

  • Deadline approaching for GHG survey

    The second annual GHGMI-Sequence Staffing Greenhouse Gas/Climate Change Workforce Needs Assessment Survey will close this month. If you have not already completed a response we invite you to take part in this industry-defining needs assessment by filling out the online survey at www.greenhousegassurvey.com. As a quality assurance measure, the survey is by ...

  • Electric vehicle consumer survey

    Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were first commercially available in 2010, and by 2012 their numbers had grown significantly, with many auto manufacturers adding new models to their fleets. A number of auto manufacturers are electrifying their fleets with new models. In the United States, sales of electric vehicles are estimated to reach 47,966 in 2012. Pike Research anticipates the category ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NGWA urges water infrastructure projects

    In a letter to President-elect Barack Obama, the National Ground Water Association recommended adopting an economic stimulus package with water infrastructure projects addressing the long-term challenge of securing an adequate supply of fresh water, including groundwater. 'In 2003, 36 state water managers told the U.S. Government Accountability Office that they anticipated local, regional, or ...

  • IMF Survey: Overheard at the Spring Meetings

    Meetings brought together over 8,700 participants High-level panels discussed economic, social, and political challenges International cooperation vital in building global solutions The world’s economic leaders and stakeholders gathered at the 2016 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to tackle today’s global challenges—a slowing ...


  • ZZ attended the SA Resources and Infrastructure Conference

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging has attended the SARIC conference in Adelaide in 2013. The scope of this conference is to provide valuable information to infrastructure construction companies and resource exploration companies in South Australia. ZZ uses its resistivity survey equipments can help construction companies effectively solve practical problems. Please refer to photo gallery below for survey ...

  • US EPA reports on clean water infrastructure needs

    A new report from the EPA estimates $202.5 billion is the nationwide capital investment needed to control wastewater pollution for up to a 20-year period. Delivered to Congress last week, the 2004 Clean Watersheds Needs Survey summarizes the results of the agency's 14th national survey on the needs of publicly owned wastewater treatment works. The estimate includes $134.4 billion for wastewater ...

  • Americans ready to fix crumbling water infrastructure

    ITT Corporation, USA, has announced the results of its Value of Water Survey, a nationwide poll that included registered voters and industrial and agricultural businesses, and measures how the public values water and their level of awareness of the nation's aging water infrastructure. The results show that a majority of the American public desires reform and is willing to pay more to ensure that ...

  • EPA reports on clean water infrastructure needs

    A new report from the EPA estimates $202.5 billion is the nationwide capital investment needed to control wastewater pollution for up to a 20-year period. Delivered to Congress this week, the 2004 Clean Watersheds Needs Survey summarizes the results of the agency's 14th national survey on the needs of publicly owned wastewater treatment works. The estimate includes $134.4 billion for wastewater ...

  • Quality of life in our cities depends on sustainable infrastructure

    The "Quality of Life" in Canada"s cities may rank "among the very best" today, but the future is not as bright, according to a national study on the sustainability of cities commissioned by Siemens Canada and released last month. While 74 per cent of the experts participating in the survey rate the quality of life in their cities as above average, only 44 per cent are optimistic about their ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pennsylvania looks to its own water infrastructure funding

    By executive order, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has established a high-level task force that will evaluate what is needed to ensure Pennsylvania maintains a sustainable water and wastewater infrastructure in view of continued budget cuts from the federal government in recent years. A federal Clean Water Needs Survey found that Pennsylvania is facing nearly $11 billion in unmet drinking ...

  • Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

    Sometimes it feels quite lonely here at GHG Management Institute headquarters. Toiling away trying to do what we think is needed to support the future of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation policy. While most people who pay attention to the issue are obsessed with the politics of the moment, we work away behind the scenes thinking about and building infrastructure for the long-run. Indeed in ...

  • EPA releases survey results on coal ash impoundments

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making information publicly available from electric utilities on the management of coal combustion residuals contained in surface impoundments and similar management units.  Following the coal ash spill at a Tennessee Valley Authority facility in Kingston, Tenn., EPA requested the information from electric utilities to inform an assessment of the ...

  • Survey: house buyers response to sea level rise

    According to CSIRO researcher Dr Nick Abel, the survey will help local and state governments make policy decisions on future coastal property and infrastructure developments. "We are asking people about what they think about purchasing properties in coastal areas," Dr Abel said. "We are also interested in their perspectives on sea level rise and how this influences their choices in purchasing ...

  • Survey respondents support Landfill Tax Rise

    The CIWM Journal’s annual Great Waste & Resources Survey has revealed that the majority of respondents are in favour of the Landfill Tax escalator continuing to £100 or more. In order to measure the biggest influences and opinions of the industry over a twelve month period, the CIWM Journal team carry out the CIWM Great Waste & Resources Survey. The survey has revealed that ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • IMF Survey: Latin America’s Economic Slowdown Continues

    Growth forecast marked down further Lower for longer commodity prices, China slowdown pose serious challenges Managing key transitions, addressing structural weaknesses can boost potential output As the global recovery continues to struggle to gain its footing, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean has been marked down further and is likely to ...


  • Survey shows “green guilt” is down sharply

    Are consumers doing more for the environment or has the economy taken priority over “green”?ATLANTA, April 21, 2009 – According to an Opinion Research Corporation survey conducted for Call2Recycle®, 50 percent fewer Americans admit to suffering from “green guilt” than last year, with just one in ten consumers experiencing guilt over their environmental behavior. Green guilt is the feeling ...


    By Call2Recycle

  • 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey

    The US President’s proposed USD 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 emphasizes cost-containment and program savings while investing in research and development programs to restore and protect the nation’s lands and waters for future generations. To address the President’s priority on fiscal responsibility, the USGS 2012 budget makes vital investments in ...

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