Tag: Water Resources

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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.

Micro-hydropower project launched in Oregon

An innovative micro-hydropower system in use in Hillsboro, Oregon, will help generate clean, renewable electricity.

Engineers use hydropower from Red Rock Dam to generate clean and reliable electricity

Red Rock Dam was not designed to generate hydroelectric power. But engineers overcame all challenges to adapt the facility to produce clean power.

New Face finds passion for water resources, community building

New Face of Civil Engineering Timothy Alston has turned his childhood appreciation for nature into a successful career in water resources.

New Face honoree seeks systems solutions to world water crises

New Face of Civil Engineering Kimberly Pugel has taken her fear of climate change and turned it into positive action.

Setting proper rate pricing to ensure water system sustainability

A new study, “Setting Future Water Rates for Sustainability of a Water Distribution System” in the Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, introduces a model to quantify investment needs.

Membrane research promises less expensive desalination treatment

Exactly how water flows through membranes has previously not been well understood. That is now changing.

The Philadelphia Municipal Water Supply was the first of its kind

Steam engines and wooden pipes helped Philadelphia pioneer large-scale municipal water delivery.

Response team investigates wildfire damage to buried drinking water infrastructure

A response team led an investigation into the damage sustained to Paradise, California's, buried drinking water infrastructure caused by the November 2018 Camp Fire.

Free ASCE paper detects SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Authors of a new report in the Journal of Environmental Engineering, “SARS-CoV-2 in Detroit Wastewater,” share their first detection in regional wastewater in Detroit, and present methods used.