• Our ask for World Water Day 2024: Today, be a water diplomat

    Every year, the United Nations promotes World Water Day, and this year the theme is Water for Peace. Specifically, the UN is trying to promote the establishment of more transboundary agreements between nations. Much of the world’s fresh water is located in transboundary aquifers, which means it is a shared resource. But those aquifers may…


  • Bonton Associates: Technology is their key differentiator

    In the heart of Louisiana stands a dedicated community of water professionals. With deep multi-generational roots anchoring them to the lush wetlands, they exhibit a profound commitment to the communities they cherish and serve. Darius Bonton is a prime example of such dedication and expertise within this community. Impeccably dressed at seemingly all times, with…


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    We launched the One Water Blog almost two years ago with the goal of creating a smart but easy-to-read blog aimed at both water professionals and everyday people. We’re low on promotion, big on education, and interested in writing about a broad spectrum of water-related topics. Our mission is simple: Create a blog about water…


  • How spreadsheets lock drainage designers into formulaic cells

    Spreadsheets are great at crunching data, but not so great as a design tool.


  • 3 new free InfoWater Pro learning courses

    A few months back, we introduced new courseware for four apps: InfoWater Pro, InfoWorks WS Pro, InfoDrainage and InfoWorks ICM. We’ve just launched three more free courses to help our customers get as much out of our apps as possible. These three new courses are all about InfoWater Pro. InfoWater Pro Advanced This is the…


  • Are UK water professionals ready for AMP8? We asked them.

    To say that change is needed in the UK water industry is an understatement. In addition to inflationary pressure and chronic shortages of skills, UK water companies have a big job ahead of them to rebuild faith in the industry amongst the public, particularly with regards to CSO spills. That change may be just around…


  • Cybersecurity toolkit for water utilities to adopt CISA, FBI and EPA guidance

    A quick cybersecurity pop quiz. Which of these three events is based on an actual occurrence? The correct answer, unfortunately, is “all of the above”. These were all actual events in California, Florida, and Kansas that were thankfully stopped in their tracks by attentive employees. To date, there has been no successful attempt by hackers…


  • Putting the squeeze in sponge cities: Amsterdam’s Waternet and the innovative RESILIO blue-green roof project

    The RESILIO project has helped Amsterdam repurpose rooftops as smart blue-green roofs to reuse rainwater and prevent localized flooding. This project, along with other sustainable water initiatives like the Amsterdam Rainproof program, continues to position the Netherlands at the forefront of water management. We examine the details of the project, how our software is used,…


  • New video: ‘Fundamentals of Drainage Design’

    If you are a new civil engineer, urban planner, or simply interested in understanding how drainage systems work, we have a brand-new course that’s designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle drainage design challenges. The video was created and narrated by Drainage Design Product Engineer Daniel Yardley, who is located…


  • The City of Fayetteville’s flood resiliency in the face of climate change: mapping 15 watersheds

    You’ll find dozens of US cities and counties named after Revolutionary War hero Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de Lafayette, but the city in North Carolina was the first – and probably the only one he ever actually visited. Originally called Cross Creek by the Highland Scottish immigrants who helped populate it, Fayetteville was founded next…