Water and wastewater

Many experts believe that water (or the lack thereof) will be the 21st century's single biggest urban challenge. Fortunately, a new generation of smart technology now allows us to minimize waste, leakage and costs and you'll find examples here.

Helping the City of Charlotte Envision a More Sustainable Future

Fri, 2015-05-01 10:18 -- SCC Staff

Duke Energy invited Verizon Wireless to take on a major role in the Envision Charlotte project -- a rare public-private partnership dedicated to achieving up to 20% energy reduction by 2016. Read about the technologies being deployed to help reach that goal.

The Murky Future of Global Water Quality

Tue, 2015-04-28 11:00 -- SCC Staff

A global study by Veolia and the International Food Policy Research Institute found that rapidly deteriorating water quality over the next several decades will increase risks to human health, economic development and thousands of aquatic ecosystems in developed and developing economies alike. Learn about sustainable solutions available to cities.