Water http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Stormwater's new look http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look <div class="field-deck"> Innovative projects beautify large areas while mitigating stormwater damage and educating the public </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative projects beautify large areas while mitigating stormwater damage and educating the public.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look#comments Parks & Recreation Stormwater Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:34:00 +0000 82421 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Dubuque, Iowa&#39;s creek restoration project has reduced flash flooding while giving residents adjacent multi-use trails, a public orchard and more.</p> Local governments explore recycling wastewater, runoff http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/local-governments-explore-recycling-wastewater-runoff <div class="node-body article-body">Some local governments across the country are exploring strategies for reusing polluted water in their communities to improve water conservation efforts.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/local-governments-explore-recycling-wastewater-runoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/local-governments-explore-recycling-wastewater-runoff#comments Wastewater Wed, 02 May 2018 18:47:00 +0000 81901 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Biscayne Bay in Miami-Dade County. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Biscayne_Bay_from_trail.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Georgia investigating former Atlanta mayor’s press office for potential violations of state open records act http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/georgia-investigating-former-atlanta-mayor-s-press-office-potential-violations-state- <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting a probe into potential violations of the Georgia Open Records Act on the part of the Atlanta government. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/georgia-investigating-former-atlanta-mayor-s-press-office-potential-violations-state-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/georgia-investigating-former-atlanta-mayor-s-press-office-potential-violations-state-#comments Operations & Management Administration Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:34:00 +0000 81341 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Georgia State Capitol. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Georgia_State_Capitol,_Atlanta,_West_view_20160716_1.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Numerous water main breaks lead to state of emergency in Jackson, Miss. http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/numerous-water-main-breaks-lead-state-emergency-jackson-miss <div class="node-body article-body">As the new year continues to settle in, Jackson, Miss., officials are scrambling to deal with a major water crisis brought about by cold weather.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/numerous-water-main-breaks-lead-state-emergency-jackson-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/numerous-water-main-breaks-lead-state-emergency-jackson-miss#comments Infrastructure Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:14:00 +0000 80631 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A busted water main in Maryland. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Busted_main_July_2011_in_Maryland_IMG_1946_(5933607829).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Aging municipal water piping prompts replacement http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/aging-municipal-water-piping-prompts-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">As water conduits continue to age, cities are undergoing the arduous and expensive task of replacing it.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/aging-municipal-water-piping-prompts-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/aging-municipal-water-piping-prompts-replacement#comments Infrastructure Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:49:00 +0000 80341 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Duluth, Minn. waterfront. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Downtown_-_Waterfront,_Duluth,_MN,_USA_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cities resume fluoridating water after hiatuses http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses <div class="node-body article-body">Health benefits, state requirements and new equipment have led several cities to resume fluoridating their water after hiatuses. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses#comments Treatment Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:31:00 +0000 79921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Photographer_reflected_in_water_droplet_1.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Water management system provides real-time data for Illinois water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Badger Meter’s BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics system provides near real-time water usage information to the EJ Water Cooperative and its customers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p> 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> Montana city pays over $90 million to take control of local water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Concluding a process that took over three years, on June 22, the Missoula, Mont., government paid over $90 million to take control of a local water utility and bring its residents public water.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility#comments Operations & Management Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:15:00 +0000 78301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Missoula, Mont. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heart_of_Missoula_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> The utility of data http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data <div class="field-deck"> Advanced metering infrastructure increases public utilities’ efficiency, data yield and monetary savings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advanced metering infrastructure increases public utilities’ efficiency, data yield and monetary savings.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data#comments Infrastructure Smart Grid Technology Tue, 30 May 2017 16:53:00 +0000 77801 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An AMI radio being installed on a water meter box lid in New Bern, N.C. Image via City of New Bern.</p>