Water & Wastewater http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56758/more en San Antonio water system using expanded sewer monitoring system to save ratepayers millions http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil <div class="node-body article-body">A successful pilot program for the San Antonio Water System is expanding to encompass the nation’s widest deployment of smart infrastructure in sewer collection systems to lower operating costs, reduce rate pressure and dramatically decrease sewer overflow risk.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:56:00 +0000 80451 at http://americancityandcounty.com Underground sensors help measure surface flooding woes in Florida http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida <div class="node-body article-body">Broward County, Fla., and nearby cities have developed a regional flood monitoring network that uses Ayyeka’s Wavelet devices along the intracoastal waterway to monitor tide conditions and sea levels. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Water Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 78761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of Ayyeka&rsquo;s Wavelet devices installed near the water in Broward County, Fla.</p> Mobile treatment system quickly restores drinking water in Texas http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/mobile-treatment-system-quickly-restores-drinking-water-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Following heavy flooding this past June, the water treatment plant in Cisco, Texas, was unable to operate. Cisco city officials chose Pall Water's Aria FAST containerized mobile membrane system to quickly provide drinking water to residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/mobile-treatment-system-quickly-restores-drinking-water-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/mobile-treatment-system-quickly-restores-drinking-water-texas#comments Products at Work Green Water & Wastewater Sustainability Water Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:55:00 +0000 75761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Pall Water&#39;s Aria FAST containerized mobile membrane system in operation at the Cisco, Texas, water treatment facility. The system helped restore the delivery of safe, reliable drinking water to residents after a recent flood.</p> Sewer cleaner pulls material long distances http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/sewer-cleaner-pulls-material-long-distances <div class="node-body article-body">The Vactor 2100 Plus combination sewer cleaner offers a variety of operating efficiencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/sewer-cleaner-pulls-material-long-distances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/sewer-cleaner-pulls-material-long-distances#comments Green Water & Wastewater Public Works Sustainability Water Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:58:00 +0000 74931 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Vactor 2100 Plus combination sewer cleaner from <a href="https://www.vactor.com" target="_blank">Vactor Manufacturing</a>.</p> Keating Report: 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 3 http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/keating-report-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3 <div class="field-deck"> Cities need more aid as state budgets continue recovery from recession. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Additional state and federal aid can help cities compete globally, says Madison Wis.’s mayor.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/keating-report-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/keating-report-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3#comments Finance Parks & Recreation Fiscal Management Water & Wastewater Parks & Recreation GPN Administration Water Wed, 02 Mar 2016 16:51:00 +0000 69901 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The diagram shows how state aid can benefit local governments. The Noe Street Drainage Area Stormwater Improvements project is underway in the Borough of Carteret, N.J. Last summer, the borough was awarded $1 million via a state grant for the water retention basin/park project. The planning and designing phases of the project were recently completed.</p> <p>As part of the project, the borough will develop a new park with a wet pond that will serve as a detention basin in the Noe Street drainage area.</p> <p>The Noe Street Park will serve as a multipurpose recreational amenity for any season. The improvements include an open pond with fountains and natural vegetation.</p> Products that combat drought and manage water http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/products-combat-drought-and-manage-water <div class="node-body gallery-body">As drought conditions continue in California and other parts of the U.S., government agencies will appreciate these products that conserve water or minimize the impact of drought.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/products-combat-drought-and-manage-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/products-combat-drought-and-manage-water#comments Green Water & Wastewater Smart Cities GPN Public Works Sustainability Water Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:27:00 +0000 69721 at http://americancityandcounty.com Beyond Flint: Are other city water supplies in danger? http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/beyond-flint-are-other-city-water-supplies-danger <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and water infrastructure expert Marshall Davert have weighed in on the Flint water crisis.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/beyond-flint-are-other-city-water-supplies-danger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/beyond-flint-are-other-city-water-supplies-danger#comments Disaster Preparedness Infrastructure Emergency Management Water & Wastewater Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:12:00 +0000 69621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Marshall Davert</p> On the radio: Top 10 stories in American City & County for 2015 http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Listen to a broadcast summary of our ranking of American City & County's Top 10 stories of 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015#comments Cleaning Infrastructure Human Resources Water & Wastewater GPN Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:53:00 +0000 69401 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mark Amtower</p> What can we learn from the Flint water emergency? (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/what-can-we-learn-flint-water-emergency-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">This roundup report on the Flint water emergency describes how synergistic effects played a role.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/what-can-we-learn-flint-water-emergency-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/what-can-we-learn-flint-water-emergency-related-video#comments Federal Green Water & Wastewater Public Safety Public Safety Sustainability Water Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:36:00 +0000 69331 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Daniel Ferreira</p> Protective coating helps shield water treatment and other municipal facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Dura-Plate 6100 is a protective coating product. It shields structures against corrosion in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities#comments Construction Facilities Infrastructure Maintenance Green Treatment Wastewater Water & Wastewater Technology Sustainability Technology Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:55:00 +0000 68841 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Use Dura-Plate 6100 protective coating to safeguard municipal and wastewater treatment facilities, as well as sewer collection structures.</p>