CH2M and the City of North Miami Beach, Florida, have entered a 15-year partnership to deliver a best-in-class water/wastewater utility for residents and regional customers of the City. The City's regional utility, NMB Water, serves over 180,000 customers in northern Miami-Dade County, including North Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Aventura, Sunny Isles Beach, Golden Beach, and portions of unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
EPA dental effluent rule effective July 14; UNEP mercury treaty enters into force August 16
This summer, the world is taking two essential steps toward abating the damage caused by dental mercury fillings. Actions by both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to restrict the use of dental mercury are being commended by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), a network of dentists, scientists, and other professionals. They have been researching the deleterious effects of dental mercury since 1984 and began calling for a complete ban on mercury fillings in 1985.
Last month the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green projects in the state, achieved a major milestone.
70+ Volunteers to Remove Invasive Species and Plastics
Teams of Bacardi employees, ecology experts and volunteers for Surfrider Foundation's Miami chapter recently worked together to help restore the beach dune and preserve the unique ecosystem along the Miami Beach coastline.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is partnering with the City of Orlando to host its 2017 EnergyWaterFoodNexus International Summit from Sept. 20-22 at the Hilton Orlando.
Purchase Made in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy
The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) has closed on the purchase of the environmentally important Rainbow River Ranch.
This important land acquisition is about 16 percent of the eastern bank of the Rainbow River, and along with existing public ownership, will allow the District to continue its mission of protecting water resources and this important natural resource. This property and its shoreline of marshes, wetlands and giant bald cypress trees is the last major undeveloped property along this natural river corridor.