The Purdue project team: from left, Ruoxing Wang, Wentao Zhong, Wenzhuo Wu, Jun Chen, and Unmesha Kale. PHOTO: DeEtte Starr/Purdue University
April 20, 2018

As the saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.” In central Africa, though, to be accurate you’d have to say “When it rains, it pours … for eight straight months.” The lengthy rainy...
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PHOTO: Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
January 31, 2018

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure has honored the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant with an Envision Silver award. The plant, one of the...
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PHOTO: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
January 11, 2018

The Istanbul New Airport in Turkey aims to become the first and largest infrastructure project outside North America to obtain Envision sustainability verification. The airport project strives to...
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January 10, 2018

Welcome to the first ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable, a monthly collection of insights on important industry topics offered by a cross-section of prominent ASCE members. With “Best of...
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PHOTO: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
December 12, 2017

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure honored the newly completed Boston Landing project with an Envision Silver award. The station is the first transit project in New England to achieve...
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Carol Haddock speaks during a panel discussion about recent natural disasters at the 2017 ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure.
November 24, 2017

It’s been three years almost to the day since ASCE’s first International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure in Long Beach, CA. So, all the challenges surrounding sustainable...
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PHOTO: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
November 9, 2017

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure honored the Boynton Beach Ion Exchange Resin Plant and East Water Treatment Plant Upgrades project in Florida with an Envision Bronze award. This is the...
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With communities around the country working to recover after an autumn full of natural disasters, the key will be to not to simply rebuild but to rebuild better.
November 9, 2017

Civil engineering is nothing if not resilient. And in many cases that means learning from failure and building back better. In the aftermath of a series of extreme events this autumn in North...
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PHOTO: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
November 3, 2017

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure awarded Seneca’s Water Treatment Plant Improvements project in South Carolina with an Envision silver. The plant is the third infrastructure project in...
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Paul Zofnass, founder of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard, speaks during the ICSI 2017 opening plenary in Brooklyn.
October 26, 2017

If you’re waiting for some other, larger entity to swoop in and solve the sustainability infrastructure crisis, stop. It may be a global problem, but the solutions start at...
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