Blog  /  August 2016

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How to Best use your Smartphone at Tradeshows

By Gavin Ursich

Keeping up with everyone and everything you see at a tradeshow can be very difficult. From booths you visit, to people you meet, and events you attend, business cards can easily be lost and names forgotten. Almost everyone attending shows have access to incredible technology in their pockets to take full advantage of opportunities and experiences at tradeshows, but rarely do. I've compiled a short list of great ways to fully use your smartphone at tradeshows to get the most out of your time there. 

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Sustaining Your Business Through Sustainable Infrastructure

By Jason Wuliger I Originally posted by Water & Wastes Digest

As we continue to come to grips with the effects of our aging infrastructure, there are increasing calls to focus the investments we are making in replacement and repair on sustainable solutions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has developed a national Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy designed “to ensure that federal investments, policies and actions support water infrastructure in efficient and sustainable locations to aid existing communities, enhance economic competitiveness and promote affordable neighborhoods.” On top of that, the Brookings Institute issued a report last month calling for more than $6 trillion dollars of investment in sustainable infrastructure over the next 15 years.

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Water Quality & Aquatic Habitats

By Anand Kadambi

Living things cannot function without water. Humans, animals, and plants all have an affinity to live within close proximity of a water source. Unfortunately, natural disasters and human activity near water sources can degrade these water bodies. Pollution, consumption mismanagement, and the penetration of storm water runoff are just a few examples. When facing these stressors humans can relocate or perform environmental remediation practices, but animal and plant species are not as reactive. 

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Could P3's Solve America's Water Problems

By Eric Sokol

With limited funding and resources, coupled by an immediate demand to address America’s water quality and quantity issues, there is a need to explore new, innovative solutions. The concept of public – private partnerships is a topic of discussion across the country. There is no Silver Bullet to our infrastructure needs, but bringing together key players in the public and private sectors to combine resources and capital could be the most effective. 

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Responding to Severe Drought Conditions, Californians Turn off the Taps

By Frances Bourne

In his April 1, 2015 Executive Order, California Governor Edmund Brown mandated water use reduction by users of urban water supplies across California. Almost immediately, the State Water Board adopted an emergency regulation requiring a 25% reduction in overall potable urban water use. Yet as the drought conditions continue, reservoirs and groundwater supplies are still below normal despite average rainfall. 

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