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Archive for September, 2016

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Smart Money Watches Smart Water as New Initiative Kicks Off at WEFTEC

Written by Erik Hromadka

Smart WaterLook for more intelligent discussions around the benefits of smart water solutions as a new alliance takes shape among industry leaders in North America when they gather in New Orleans this week for WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition.

The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is using the event to kick off a new North American Alliance that its director Amir Cahn explains will drive innovation all the way from the physical layer of water and wastewater infrastructure, through sensing and control, collection and communication, data management and display and finally to data fusion and analysis.

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US Water Issues Pale in Comparison to China’s

Written by Vincent Caprio

China DroughtHere in the U.S., we tend to equate drought with California. In recent years, California has made the news time and time again for increasingly strict rules on water usage. In 2016 the Northeast is also suffering our worst drought in the last 20 years.

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Infrastructure Moves to the Front Burner

Written by Kelly Carnes

Water Infrastructure In this campaign season, the major party candidates for President have expressed strong support for greater investment in repairing and modernizing America’s crumbling infrastructure. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump recognize that modern, efficient and secure infrastructure plays an indispensable role in U.S. competitiveness, economic growth and productivity.

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Hurricane Hermine Misses Northeast, But Drought Remains

Written by Vincent Caprio

owcWe survived Hurricane Hermine! Actually, the hurricane did not hit the Northeast. That is the good news. The bad news is the Northeast did not get the needed rainfall. We continue to be in the worst drought in the last 10 years. Last year I said the California drought was coming to your neighborhood … The Drought Comes East: All Water is Local

Summertime in the Northeast is a beautiful season well known for warm weather and backyard barbecues.

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