Water Resources News

  • The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge Launches!

    The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association are excited to announce the launch of the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), an innovative program which engages water operators in a competition to reduce the emissions sourced in their energy generation.  The competition is aimed at connecting the utilities with new innovative software while fostering an awareness of ...

  • Natural Resources Wales taps CH2M`s Flood Modeller Pro for its new flood forecasting system

    Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh Government's principal adviser on issues relating to the environment and its natural resources, selected CH2M's Flood Modeller Pro software as the core hydrodynamic modelling solution within its new flood forecasting system. The system is being built using Deltares' Delft-FEWS software, an ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Marine Robotics Innovation Centre celebrates 1st Anniversary

    The Marine Robotics Innovation Centre is where science meets business, bringing together a range of industries to develop the next generation of marine autonomy. Opened by Science Minister, Jo Johnson, on 23 November 2015 the centre is now celebrating a very successful first year of operation. ...

  • Obama administration bars new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

    The Obama administration blocked new exploration for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean last week, seeking to prevent energy companies from accessing the ecologically fragile region before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next year. The new five-year leasing program, issued by the federal Department of Interior on Friday, prohibits drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, off the coast of ...

  • Oceaneering to Participate at the Jefferies Energy Conference

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Alan R. Curtis will meet with institutional investors at the Jefferies 2016 Energy Conference in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The presentation handout will be made available after the close of the market on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, ...

  • Water Expo China 2016 opens today with 156 overseas and local exhibitors

    Concurrent events dive deep into the future of water business Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society (CHES), Water Expo China 2016 runs from today until 17 November at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. The fair is supported by the Ministry of Water Resources as well as backed by related government ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Amvrossios C. Bagtzoglou of Connecticut honored for increasing understanding of groundwater

    Amvrossios C. Bagtzoglou, Ph.D., is among the first five to receive the National Ground Water Association’s new Fellow designation in recognition of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology. Bagtzoglou is a professor and head of the Civil and Environmental ...

  • Sweco to improve flood protection in Poland

    Sweco has signed two new contracts – one with the Regional Water Management Authority in Wrocław and one with the Regional Water Management Authority in Szczecin – to provide consulting services for the Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project - component 5.4.  The project, which is being co-financed by the World Bank, aims to improve flood protection for people living in the ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Coastal cities at risk from rapid sea-level rise with warming above two degree

    The first predications of coastal sea level with warming of two degrees by 2040 show an average rate of increase three times higher than the 20th century rate of sea level rise. These predictions have been published today in the ...

  • New Member for Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface ocean robots has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director, Innovation and Enterprise at the NOC said, “As the Liquid Robotics® Wave ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • I didn’t learn science at the International Marine Conservation Congress

    I didn’t learn science at the International Marine Conservation Congress (@IMCC2016). That is, I learned power, privilege and equity, and how it is intricately tied to science and conservation. In the last year I worked with students who were facing ...

  • Leroy Goodson of Texas receives NGWA Special Recognition Award

    Leroy Goodson, former executive secretary of the Texas Ground Water Association and general manager of the Texas Water Conservation Association, both headquartered in Austin, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Special Recognition Award. This award is presented to an individual or organization demonstrating dedication, service, and commitment to the groundwater ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Little hills have big effect on biodiversity

    New research, published today in Progress in Oceanography by scientists at the NOC and the University of Southampton, show that deep-sea hills increase the biodiversity of forams - a very important group of shelled protozoans. There are over 25 ...

  • 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.

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


  • Where Does it Go? New Method Evaluates Fate of Methane Released into Streams

    A new method for determining stream methane emissions at the watershed scale has been developed by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Utah, North Carolina State University and Ohio State University. Methane has a global greenhouse gas warming potential of up to 28 – 36 times that of carbon dioxide, and can be ...

  • Hydria Water at Vietwater

    We are excited to meet you at Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event Vietwater 9-11 November. The 8th edition of Vietwater will be held at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho chi Minh City. We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth ...


    By Hydria Water AB

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