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First step: turning an internship into a full-time job

Kacy Grundhauser, A.M.ASCE, talks with Civil Engineering about how she turned a college internship into a full-time job where she can focus on her dual interests in water resources and transportation.

Michigan agencies collaborate to reduce sewer overflows

By working together, three agencies in southeast Michigan will reduce sewer overflows to the Rouge River faster and more cost-effectively than if they acted separately.

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

Preliminary treatment facility will boost Philadelphia’s wet weather treatment capability

A planned 300 mgd preliminary treatment facility will increase Philadelphia’s wastewater treatment capacity, helping the city attain its goal of dramatically reducing combined sewer overflows.

Mass transit, aviation, water and wastewater receive early attention in Congress

As President Joe Biden’s cabinet begins to take shape, Congress takes steps to address early infrastructure priorities of the new administration.

What are the costs of life-cycle distributed stormwater control measures?

A new paper in the "Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment" presents a module that advances understanding of stormwater cost profiles using a process-based tool.

Regenerative design, the salvage economy, and one building’s quest to ‘live’ sustainably

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta is not like other buildings.

Canadian cities stop discharging raw sewage to ocean

The 108 ML/d McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant began advanced wastewater treatment operations in December for several Canadian cities in the Victoria region.

Illinois city to rely on green infrastructure to reduce combined sewer overflows

The city of Peoria, Illinois, is using green infrastructure as a cost-effective strategy to comply with a new consent decree aimed at reducing combined sewer overflows.

New material excels at removing copper from water

Researchers have developed a new material that shows great promise as a means of removing copper — which is linked to disease and organ failure — from contaminated water sources.