Climate-smart water management is fundamental for sustainable development

In response to the urgent call for action on climate change, more than 110 countries have pledged carbon neutrality by 2050 and many more are working on improving their national climate targets ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 next year. And yet, climate change does not only compel us to jointly and urgently act, […]

CONGO: EU allocates nearly €20m to fight floods and waste

The European Union (EU) has just validated a subsidy of 13 billion CFA francs (about 20 million euros) in favour of Congo Brazzaville. The funding granted via the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) is intended for the rehabilitation and extension of rainwater collection and management systems in this Central African country. The grant agreement between […]

Russian and American Scientists say warming water is pushing Bering Sea pollock into new territory

In a new study, scientists have linked warming Arctic temperatures, changing wind patterns and shifting currents to movement of commercially valuable Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea. The Bering Sea has seen the loss of a summer cold water barrier in recent years, which used to keep pollock from spreading out and moving north. But […]

World Water Monitoring Day

Happy World Water Monitoring Day! This is a cause Ecovie Water Management supports. The focus is on measuring water quality in our waterways.  We are totally focused on improving water quality in many ways. If we have no clean water, we are all truly in very bad shape.  Measuring water quality, and frankly measuring a […]

Utilities Want to Use EPA Chemicals Law to Protect Drinking Water

A pair of water associations are teaming up to urge the EPA to use all its regulatory tools to safeguard drinking water as it decides whether to allow new chemicals into U.S. commerce. The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), which represents state, tribal, and territorial water agency officials, recently joined the Association of […]

Top 10 LEED-Certified Buildings in Illinois in 2019

Chicago’s Wacker Drive is an architectural paradise with exceptional attention to green building practices. But sustainability goes beyond Wacker Drive. Advancing further along our journey in assembling the country’s most notable buildings that received the highest levels of LEED certifications in 2019, we’ve made our next stop in Illinois. The Midwestern state continued to make […]