The Future of Water

  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • Published in Water Briefing Global: David Smith on the benefits of resilient megacities

    Published in Water Briefing Global: David Smith on the benefits of resilient megacities

    In this Water Briefing Global Article, David Smith, Senior Vice President at Stantec, looks at the challenges of creating sustainable and resilient cities in the face of population growth

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  • Published in ENR:  Pumped storage: The world's most effective battery

    Published in ENR: Pumped storage: The world's most effective battery

    Mario Finis, senior vice president and leader for Stantec's WaterPower & Dams business line, discusses the world’s biggest and most effective battery and the biggest driver for energy storage globally

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  • Holistic stormwater management often requires more than ponds and rain gardens

    Holistic stormwater management often requires more than ponds and rain gardens

    Underground trenches and stormwater tanks are two new innovations helping municipalities and watershed districts improve water quality

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  • [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1

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  • A quest to find innovative technologies for managing deteriorating water infrastructure

    A quest to find innovative technologies for managing deteriorating water infrastructure

    Various sectors use a range of technologies to manage deteriorating infrastructure; what technologies could work in the water sector?

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  • Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project

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  • How to plan for affordable, supportable utility rates

    How to plan for affordable, supportable utility rates

    Utilities benefit from financial planning and selecting the right funding strategy—and those benefits can be passed to the customer

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  • Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    It takes creativity in both approach/methodology and funding to take care of eroding beaches

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  • Published: Walk Before You Run - Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters Program

    Published: Walk Before You Run - Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters Program

    How Philadelphia is implementing green infrastructure initiatives to help reduce stormwater runoff for cleaner waters.

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  • 7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    What does a successful project look like the first few years after construction? Look for pools, riffles, vegetation, and little critters

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  • Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    A lifelong New Mexican shares lessons learned in one of the driest places in the US

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  • What role should affordability play when utilities set their rates?

    What role should affordability play when utilities set their rates?

    As water and sewer rates outpace inflation, some utilities are facing an affordability crisis—here are 3 steps to resolve it

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  • The Water Bar: Serving up conversations about water supply and use

    The Water Bar: Serving up conversations about water supply and use

    Water resources engineering is often behind the scenes, but the Water Bar helps make sustainable water management publicly approachable

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  • Top 5 things to keep in mind as you seek funding for your capital projects

    Top 5 things to keep in mind as you seek funding for your capital projects

    Local governments face economic challenges, but it’s important to prepare now for utility infrastructure reinvestment

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  • How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    Tailored analytics platform technology can deliver a better informed, more proactive CSO monitoring and reporting process

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  • Rob Simm presenting on Biological Selenium Removal at the 2018 Selenium Summit

    Rob Simm presenting on Biological Selenium Removal at the 2018 Selenium Summit

    Led by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Wageningen University. Focused on international collaborative research to address challenges of removing selenium and nitrogen from water sources

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  • History's new television series features two major Stantec design achievements

    History's new television series features two major Stantec design achievements

    Learn more about air dates and our work featured on History's Project Impossible: Iqaluit Airport and the New Orleans Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps project

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  • 4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project

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  • Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Monitoring benthic macroinvertebrates—the little critters living in streams and rivers—is a powerful tool when trying to gauge healthy waterways

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