More stories about Water Supply & Storage

  • Cities reward water conservation

    To combat water shortages, many cities are creating and expanding programs that give residents and businesses rebates or utility-bill credits for conserving water.

  • Setting the next standard

    Today, GIS and SCADA have been so thoroughly built in to functions from environmental and construction permitting to billing and customer service that public works managers may not remember how their agencies functioned without them.

  • Rethinking Resources

  • No pain, no drain with MCUs

    Until recently, water tanks always were drained before painting exterior surfaces. Condensation, common below the water line, made it necessary to drain to avoid a coating failure. However, a technology borrowed from the bridge and highway industry by Sherwin-Williams Industrial & Marine Coatings...

  • Teeing up a solution

    Despite the fact that Florida is surrounded by water, an increasing demand for a fresh water supply—especially for irrigation purposes—is a challenge many municipal officials in the state continually face.

  • Pipeline partnership

    While the city of Santa Rosa, Calif., needed to reduce the discharge from its water treatment plant into the Russian River, Calpine Geothermal needed water to replenish the aquifer feeding its geothermal steam fields.

  • Innovation improves water quality