Water and wastewater

Tech Republic: One of these 10 municipalities may be the next smartest city in the US

Mon, 2017-02-06 17:36 -- SCC Staff
02/06/2017

Ten cities were selected as finalists in the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant program recently. Of those finalists, the five winning cities will receive readiness workshops geared to their particular smart cities needs in addition to technology and services to be provided by Council partners.

How one city plans to get smarter (and share how they did it with others)

Tue, 2016-11-22 12:50 -- Doug Peeples
11/22/2016

One of the big challenges on the path to becoming a smart city is figuring out how to do a better job of providing services for citizens when city resources are limited. Read the story to learn how Bellevue, Washington and partners will develop a tool to do just that—and share it with other cities.

Partner Spotlight: News for Siemens, Transdev, Itron, Cubic Transportation and more

Tue, 2016-11-22 10:11 -- Doug Peeples
11/22/2016

A blockchain microgrid partnership for Siemens... Cubic Transportation wins UK contract... recognition for Transdev... Itron's Australia water distribution automation project and a clean energy company award for Schneider Electric. Click the links for details.

Disaster planning: why natural defenses can help your city

Thu, 2016-11-17 13:35 -- Doug Peeples
11/16/2016

For coastal communities subject to frequent destructive storms, there may be a line of defense that is helping to lessen their impact. New research indicates that coastal wetlands have been responsible for significant reductions in property damage. But we're not doing enough to protect them.

People need safe water: How to see issues before they bubble to the surface

Thu, 2016-11-17 11:50 -- SCC Partner
11/17/2016

How can water utilities effectively and efficiently protect their delivery networks against floods and other disasters? Black & Veatch shares technologies they can use to better inform their decision-making and meet customer expectations of clean, safe water.

Take a second look at how you're managing city resources (think materials)

Wed, 2016-10-26 17:06 -- SCC Partner
10/27/2016

Many cities are focused on software and sensor technologies to help them manage resources like buildings and streets. But what about the materials used to build them? Read on to learn how integrating materials science can lead to smarter, more efficient resource management – and higher quality infrastructure.

Partner Spotlight: News for Schneider Electric, Siemens, Enevo, CH2M and more

Thu, 2016-09-08 12:15 -- SCC Staff
09/08/2016

Siemens' new grid automation system... Enevo's smart waste management partnership... Black & Veatch Hong Kong Airport water project... CH2M consults on Toronto transit rail service expansion... Intel's computer vision tech acquisition. Click the links for details.

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