2019 Water SDR

2019 Water SDR

To promote the 2019 Strategic Directions: Water Report

Content from this campaign

Energy Planning Offers Efficiency, Cost Savings, Resilience Down the Road
It is no surprise that after labor costs, energy is the next highest operational cost for water and wastewater utilities. Water is an extremely heavy resource, requiring enormous amounts of energy to move and treat it. As energy costs continue to rise and more states adopt regulatory incentives and disincentives that drive large-scale sustainability and efficiency efforts, it is expected that...
Jul 24, 2019 3:00 PM ET
Technology, Trading Offer Opportunity for Managing Nutrient Discharge
Nutrient pollution and the resulting excess of nutrients in waterbodies continues to plague aquatic environments around the world, threatening waterways, fish and plant life — and even public health. The runoff of phosphate and nitrogen from farming, stormwater, wastewater treatment plant  discharges and other sources into waterbodies continues to unbalance ecosystems, resulting in toxic algal...
Jul 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET
The Evolution of Project Delivery: The How and Why
There are an estimated 240,000 water main breaks every year in the United States, and those ruptures waste between 14 percent and 18 percent of the nation’s drinking water. Aging infrastructure is primarily to blame, as an estimated 40 percent of U.S. water and  wastewater pipes are beyond their life expectancy, notes a recent article in WaterWorld. The article goes on to say that half...
Jul 9, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Predictive Maintenance Offers Promise in Asset Management
Water utilities the world over faced with challenges, including of increasing demand, falling revenues and climate change. While building new assets remains part of the solution, enhancing the performance of existing assets is more important than ever before. Download the...
Jul 2, 2019 9:00 AM ET
The Stormwater Resilience Roadmap: Integration of Delivery Frameworks and Financial Capacity
In an era when climate change, organizational capacity constraints, funding challenges and limited public support continue to test the resilience of a community's stormwater system, images of flooded neighborhoods and arterial streets turned into rivers highlight the urgency for a strategic vision and alternative approaches to stormwater management service delivery. The critical question is...
Jun 25, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Pages