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HydroWeb Smart Data Monitoring Platform | Keeping Afloat of Big Data

Providing an intuitive web platform to connect, analyze, and manage water systems data and gain insights to make smart decisions
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HydroWeb provides our clients with full access to a powerful, personalized solution for their water systems data management needs. Tetra Tech developed the HydroWeb tool, a free web platform that enables the efficient management of our customers’ monitoring systems. It allows for real-time data collection, analysis, display, and reporting of key performance indicators.

Global $10M Phosphorus Challenge to Restore Freshwater Reaches Its Third Stage

Prize race sponsored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation aims to eliminate excess phosphorus from surface water
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The George Barley Water Prize, a four-stage global competition of which The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is lead sponsor, has achieved a major milestone. Ten scientist teams have advanced to Stage 3, having beaten out nearly 100 competitors in their bid to remove and repurpose excess phosphorus from surface water. The Prize was formed in 2016 in recognition of the link between excess phosphorus and massive algal bloom outbreaks that poison drinking water, kill wildlife, and now impact all 50 U.S. states and 15,000 waterbodies.

VIDEO | Introducing a Creative Collaboration Between The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Globally Renowned Environmental Photographer Andrew Mann

Renowned photographer captures the effects of harmful algal blooms
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A new conservation docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will go live on World Water Day, March 22. The docuseries captures the haunting beauty of America’s most fragile watersheds, under stress from harmful algal blooms, and highlights the bold steps we are taking to solve this crisis.

Arbor Day Foundation and Publix Collaborating to Protect the Natural Waters of Florida

More than an additional 125,000 trees planted to protect and restore critical water ways
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and Publix are pleased to announce an expanded collaboration to help restore Florida’s water ways with additional tree plantings in the Little Orange Creek Preserve and the Withlacoochee River Watershed, building on the inaugural watershed partnership which had focused on the cleaning and restoration of the Ocklawaha River Watershed in Alachua, Marion and Lake Counties in Florida.

LIXIL to Provide UN-Habitat with Sanitation Facilities for Kalobeyei Refugee Settlement

LIXIL’s Green Toilet System to help improve sanitation and self-reliance for refugees and host communities
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TOKYO, March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL), a global leader in the housing and buildings industry, announced today it has been awarded a contract by UN-Habitat to provide its Green Toilet System – a waterless and sustainable sanitation solution - for the Kalobeyei refugee settlement in Turkana County, Kenya. Designed for areas without access to water and sewage systems, the Green Toilet System will improve access to clean and safe toilets in the settlement and help refugees become more economically self-reliant by converting waste into fertilizer for crops.

Black & Veatch Center of Excellence in Houston Drives Tunneling, Flood Control Options

Team delivers innovative tunnelling solutions for areas challenged by heavy rain events and stormwater system shortfalls
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HOUSTON, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and construction management of large-diameter, deep-tunneling projects, announced today it has created a Center of Excellence in its Houston office to deliver sustainable, cost-effective tunneled solutions. With extensive background in large-scale tunneling projects across Texas, the U.S. and globally, Black & Veatch is uniquely positioned to help clients deliver challenging conveyance and storage projects with an eye to economic, environmental and community benefits. 

Researchers Use Recycled Carbon Fiber to Improve Permeable Pavement

Solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off
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Recycled carbon fiber composite scrap received from Boeing manufacturing facilities helps solve the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off.

Expert Interview With Leslie Turner, Drinking Water Expert

Providing alternative supplies to help municipalities deliver clean drinking water
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Leslie Turner has more than 20 years of experience in planning, permitting, design, project management, and construction management for water programs throughout the Southeastern United States. She has served in a senior management role for numerous engineering programs including water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, reclaimed water, and aquifer storage and recovery. She has extensive experience assisting clients with utility master planning and developing funding and capital improvement programs.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $32 Million Contract to Improve Access to Water and Sanitation Services

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PASADENA, Calif. February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ --Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $32 million, single-award contract to expand the delivery of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in Uganda.

When It Comes to Fighting Ocean-Bound Waste, Collaboration Is Key

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In the UK right now, there is a huge spotlight on the crisis being created in our seas by plastic waste. The reality of the situation is scary – and hard to ignore. Every single year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter our seas, endangering marine life and polluting our waters. And it’s not just marine life being affected.

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