Water http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Water infrastructure funding: Getting the right fit http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit <div class="node-body blog-body">John Mastracchio, leader of Arcadis' financial services practice, describes successful methods to fund water infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit#comments Infrastructure Viewpoints Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:09:00 +0000 76771 at http://americancityandcounty.com Water jetter efficiently cleans sewers (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Use the SuperJet truck-mounted jetter to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video#comments Fleets Public Works Public Works Water Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:42:00 +0000 76611 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The SuperJet truck-mounted jetter. Use it to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</p> Pennsylvania town uses precast pipe to manage stormwater http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater <div class="node-body article-body">The Hanover Township, Pa., Public Works Department tackled a major stormwater management project. They used precast pipe to remedy the situation. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater#comments Products at Work Stormwater Public Works Public Works Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:13:00 +0000 76301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Construction underway at the stormwater management project at Hanover Township Community Park in Bethlehem, Pa.</p> San Jose officials respond to historic flooding, field safety questions http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions <div class="node-body article-body">Historic flooding in San Jose, Calif., has city officials scrambling to organize and carry out recovery efforts while struggling to answer questions on public safety and preparedness in the city. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions#comments Emergency Management Stormwater Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:42:00 +0000 76261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Downtown San Jose, Calif. fountain by San Jose City Hall. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fountain_at_San_Jose_City_Hall.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Over 180,000 evacuate northern California amid dam flood threat http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/over-180000-evacuate-northern-california-amid-dam-flood-threat <div class="node-body article-body">About 188,000 people near Oroville, Calif. were told to evacuate northern California on Sunday after a hole in the Oroville Dam's emergency spillway threatened the area with major flooding.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/over-180000-evacuate-northern-california-amid-dam-flood-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/over-180000-evacuate-northern-california-amid-dam-flood-threat#comments Infrastructure Emergency Management Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:22:00 +0000 76061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Oroville Dam and Lake Oroville, in California. Image via <a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d5/OrovilleDam.jpg/1024px-OrovilleDam.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New EPA program gives $1 billion in credit assurance for water projects http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-epa-program-gives-1-billion-credit-assurance-water-projects <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made $1 billion in credit assurance available for water infrastructure projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-epa-program-gives-1-billion-credit-assurance-water-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-epa-program-gives-1-billion-credit-assurance-water-projects#comments Infrastructure Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:39:00 +0000 75851 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Flag of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_the_United_States_Environmental_Protection_Agency.png">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</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> Unleashing the data deluge http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/unleashing-data-deluge <div class="field-byline"> Max Chung and Gary Wong </div> <div class="field-deck"> Creating smarter water management with real-time data </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Creating smarter water management with real-time data</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/unleashing-data-deluge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/unleashing-data-deluge#comments Smart Cities Operations & Management Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:54:00 +0000 75181 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A map of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission&#39;s assets</p> Texas city's tap water ban lifted after four days http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days <div class="node-body article-body">Contamination in Corpus Christi, Texas’ water supply led the city to declare an advisory against using tap water for four days.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days#comments Supply Fri, 16 Dec 2016 21:08:00 +0000 75001 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The skyline of Corpus Christi, Texas. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Corpus_christi_tx_skyline_2014.jpg">Wikimedia Commons.</a></p> Water providers prepare for the worst, respond like the best in the face of natural and manmade disasters http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-providers-prepare-worst-respond-best-face-natural-and-manmade-disasters <div class="node-body blog-body">National Association of Water Companies Director Michael Deane discusses how water agencies should prepare for disasters, citing examples.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-providers-prepare-worst-respond-best-face-natural-and-manmade-disasters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-providers-prepare-worst-respond-best-face-natural-and-manmade-disasters#comments Operations & Management Viewpoints Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:45:00 +0000 74961 at http://americancityandcounty.com