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Jennifer James Named to Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities

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BOSTON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jennifer James, Smart City Solutions Lead for Black & Veatch, has been selected to serve on the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities. The nonprofit global network promotes sustainable and resilient Smart City solutions by encouraging diplomacy and collaboration.

Recognizing World Water Day

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World Water Day 2017 asks the question "Why Waste Water?" and highlights the linkages between water, wastewater, and sustainable development. At Weatherford, we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner and protecting the environments in which we live and operate. In line with this commitment, we are observing World Water Day on March 22 to encourage the proper management of water resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling water wherever possible.

The Value of Smart City Initiatives Offer New Twist on Old Question of Affordability

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Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe strongly in the smart city model, they continue to struggle to fund these efforts.

Pentair Advances Sustainable Water Solutions

Collaboration with University of California, Davis supports World Water Day commitment; aligns with company’s continued efforts to deliver innovative water and wastewater solutions for municipal, industrial, residential and commercial customers
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LONDON – March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today, World Water Day 2017, its collaboration with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at University of California, Davis (UC-Davis), to advance water stewardship in food and beverage processing.

Pentair Announces $5 Million Project Safewater Commitment

To commemorate World Water Day 2017, Pentair expands efforts to provide sustainable access to safe, clean water to people in developing countries
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LONDON, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today—in honor of World Water Day 2017—its next Project Safewater initiative with Water Mission, a global engineering nonprofit, to deliver clean, safe drinking water and sanitation to 150,000 people in Central America.

Sands Academy takes Team Members on Sustainability Tour through The Venetian and The Palazzo

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In January, Sands Academy and Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability hosted a sustainability tour of The Venetian and The Palazzo, continuing Las Vegas Sands’ efforts in our commitment to providing Team Members with a wide range of educational partnerships.  The tour emphasized the efforts that the sustainability depa

Eyeing New Technology for Pipeline Leak Detection

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Testing New Tech in the Real World

Not unlike speed skating, the pipeline business is a high-tech, high-performance industry. And thanks to one complex and evolving piece of equipment, the similarities don’t stop there.

In 1998, an innovative university research project quickly led to the founding in 2003 of a Calgary-based company focused on real-time video analytic applications in hospitals, airports and wildlife settings – in addition to its usefulness in tracking lanes for speed skating.

How Big Data Might Curb Climate Change

More groups are using the emerging field of climate informatics to better understand global warming.
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Regardless of how much impact you believe humans have caused our climate—be that a little or a lot—global warming is an observable and empirical fact

Path to Driverless Transportation Rolls Through Data Collection, Analytics

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Data collection and the processing power needed to support autonomous driving are huge areas of focus for development. Companies are investing heavily in driverless technologies, evidenced by news that Intel Corp. is acquiring Mobileye, an autonomous driving technology leader whose portfolio includes machine learning, road mapping, sensors, and data analytics among other technologies.

Communications Network is the Foundation of Smarter Cities and Smarter Grids

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The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), with the IT network supporting the business operations and the OT network supporting electric service delivery operations.

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