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  • The Nature Conservancy entrusts CH2M to design oyster habitat restoration in Florida

    The Nature Conservancy selected CH2M to manage the monitoring, permitting and design of a 6.5-mile restoration project, which will help restore a healthy, functioning oyster habitat in East Bay near Pensacola, Florida. The Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project is the first phase in a multi-year effort to restore this critical estuarine habitat system that has been significantly ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • International Water Conference 2016

    Please join Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at the 2016 International Water Conference® (IWC) to be held in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s conference takes place at  the Marriott Rivercenter, November 6–10. The IWC is a strong educational conference, founded with an emphasis on commercial free discussions on technology. The ...

  • Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Reelected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers Board of Trustees

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that its president, chief operating officer and chief innovation officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, has been reelected for a three-year term to the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers ...


    By Innovyze

  • LG Sonic received award for biofouling prevention project with the Royal Dutch Navy

    Yesterday, LG Sonic received an award for a project with the Royal Dutch Navy to apply ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results that a ship can consume up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produce 40% more CO2 emissions. The P.J.S de Jong Innovation award, organized by TNO, Organisation of ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Marine and Coastal Civil Engineering 2016

    This week the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Exhibition takes place at the Excel Centre in London, UK, from 12-13 October. Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering 2016 is the UK's leading event in presenting global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, subsea engineering and flood risk authorities. The ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Dr. Prabhakar Clement honored for excellence in groundwater science and engineering

    Prabhakar Clement, Ph.D., Auburn University, Alabama, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2016 John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering, given for significant, recent scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of groundwater. “Professor Clement is an internationally known groundwater scientist, contributing significantly to the ...

  • Tenure-Track faculty position in Marine Science and Conservation

    The Division of Marine Science and Conservation, part of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, invites applications for a full time tenure track faculty position, based at the Duke Marine Laboratory on the North Carolina coast. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and offer students ...

  • Wimbleball Dam earns 2016 Institution of Civil Engineers South West Civil Engineering Award

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West recently awarded England’s Wimbleball Dam Grouting Works project its Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award in the over £1m Re-engineering category. The award celebrates the outstanding civil engineering achievement, innovation and ingenuity around the South ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 2016 Drainage Engineers Conference

    October 21, 2016 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Dr On October 21st, Nilex will be attending the Drainage Engineers Conference in Guelph, Ontario. ...


    By Nilex

  • The Royal Dutch Navy starts project with environmentally friendly solution to prevent biofouling on ships

    Today the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic has received an official order from the Royal Dutch Navy to apply their ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Before the end of 2016 multiple ultrasonic antifouling systems will be installed on a 130-meter long marine vessel. Biofouling growth increases the drag on ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Do you need Engineering Safety Training?

    Engineering can take us into some weird places: underground vaults, service tunnels, motorway access panels. Some of these places are low risk but others require engineering safety training. These particular environments can bring up varied types of hazards and dangers. So it’s the utmost importance to keep yourself and your work surroundings ...

  • USAID Awards Tetra Tech $125 Million Architect-Engineer Services Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that theU.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a$125 million, single-award contract to ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • EMSA expands use of Radarsat-2 information for maritime applications

    (13 July 2016) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has signed a four year contract with a ceiling of 31 million euros to provide Radarsat-2 information to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Under this contract, MDA will provide Radarsat-2 information to support EMSA in the areas of maritime safety, law enforcement, border ...

  • Hawaii, Fiji, Denmark, Bali and California: 2016 CBE Summer Fellows

    This summer, nine Middlebury Institute students from the Ocean and Coastal Resource Management concentration of the International Environmental Policy degree program are pursuing fully funded internships at top marine organizations around the world through the Center for the Blue Economy. Launched in 2011, the ...

  • Prevent biofouling and reduce fuel costs in sea chests, hulls and cooling basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Prevent Biofouling and Reduce Fuel Costs in Sea Chests, Hulls and Cooling Basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Pink Engine at Barts NHS Trust Starts Operation

    Innovative Trigeneration Plant to Provide Hospital with Electricity, Heat and Cooling Water Clarke Energy Supplied GE’s 1.4-Megawatt J420 Jenbacher Gas Engine, Associated Equipment On-Site Energy Centre to Increase Hospital’s Energy Security, Help Reduce London’s Emissions Clarke Energy and GE today announced that Barts Health NHS Trust recently ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Sewage Treatment Plant in Vienna Decides on Flottweg Decanters

    As part of a Europe-wide call for tenders, Flottweg was awarded a contract from the ebswien main sewage treatment facility for five model Z92 decanter centrifuges. The total order volume is over three million Euros. The main sewage treatment plant in Vienna will be equipped with five Flottweg Decanters. "E_OS – Energie_Optimierung-Schlammbehandlung" (energy optimization and sludge ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Air Quality Engineers South Africa

    We are pleased to announce the election of three of our Durban-based air quality engineers onto KwaZulu-Natal’s NACA Committee. The National Association for Clean Air (NACA) is a non-profit organisation that promotes the cause of clean air in South Africa, and is today the prime technical and scientific non-governmental body in the area of air quality management in the country. The ...


    By WKC Group

  • Presto`s Porous Pavements Offer Stormwater Contributions at Nature Preserve

    Presto Geosystems’ GEOPAVE® porous pavements were utilized along with other environmental and sustainable products in a popular Wisconsin nature preserve, The Ridges Sanctuary, in their pursuit for a LEED® Platinum rating. With certification expected by year-end, this facility will be the first LEED® certified commercial building in Wisconsin’s Door County. In addition to ...


    By Presto Geosystems

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