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Comment: Smart water reuse and flood management technology “could be a vital strategic water asset”

Envirotec Magazine

Developers of the new technology are urging industry stakeholders to recognise the nationally-important strategic contribution that new smart stormwater systems could make, not only to reducing mains water demand but also to lowering surface water flood risk and preventing sewer overflow pollution. Proven successes already. “In

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Norwegian utility claims to calculate true cost of sewer ingress

Envirotec Magazine

Inflow of stormwater and infiltration of groundwater into sewers is a constant operational challenge, but a water utility in Norway is gaining better understanding of its network with an innovative digital approach, says Marco Westergren, chief analytics officer at water analytics platform provider InfoTiles.

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Volvo Cars and Northvolt break ground on Gothenburg battery gigafactory

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Novo Energy, a joint venture of Volvo Cars and Northvolt, has begun construction of a Li-on battery gigafactory in Gothenburg, Sweden, near Volvo’s existing Torslanda factory. The first phase of the facility will be a 130,000-square-meter building. The first phase of the facility will be a 130,000-square-meter building.

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Safeguarding tech on trial

Envirotec Magazine

InfoTiles will provide water managers in Fully with continual monitoring of the wastewater network via sensors located in key locations to help identify and remediate stormwater inflow and groundwater infiltration (I&I) into sewerage infrastructure.

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Utilities should embrace technology providers in AMP8

Envirotec Magazine

This comes after the 2021 Environment Act made it the responsibility of water companies to monitor discharges through any outfall from a wastewater treatment plant, storm overflow or CSO. That comes on top of the £5.2 That comes on top of the £5.2 Deep engagement will ensure they meet their challenges.

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Solar-powered luxury home celebrates contemporary style at Lake Huron

AGreenLiving

Durable weather-resistant materials, energy-efficient systems and a 15-kW solar array help minimize the home’s environmental footprint to meet the project’s sustainability targets. View original post here: Solar-powered luxury home celebrates contemporary style at Lake Huron.

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California Water Challenges Remain Despite Significant Precipitation in 2023

Latham's Clean Energy Law Report

According to the US Drought Monitor , the state is currently drought-free, although some regions are still considered abnormally dry. Stormwater and snowpack runoff represent a unique opportunity for groundwater recharge, which was highlighted in several executive orders issued by Governor Newsom in early 2023.