Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Today's Top SOA Links


Governor Corbett Announces $82 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 5 Counties

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $82 million in seven drinking water and wastewater projects in 5 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). 

"While there may fewer than the usual number of projects approved at today's PENNVEST Board of Directors' meeting, they nonetheless represent a significant investment on the part of the commonwealth in our clean water infrastructure," Corbett said. "These projects will not only protect public health but will also stimulate millions of dollars in new private investment and job creation, all of which are so important to my administration and the citizens of Pennsylvania."

Of the $82 million total awards, $69 million is for low-interest loans and $13 million is offered as grants.

The awards range from a $997,800 loan to eliminate wet weather discharges of inadequately treated waste into the Ohio River in Allegheny County, to a $28.5 million loan/grant combination to construct a new regional wastewater treatment plant to eliminate discharges of inadequately treated waste into publicly accessible areas of Lycoming County.

The funding comes from a combination of state funds approved by voters, federal grants to PENNVEST from the Environmental Protection Agency and recycled loan repayments from previous PENNVEST funding awards. Funds for the projects are disbursed after bills for work are paid and receipts are submitted to PENNVEST.

For more information, visit www.pennvest.state.pa.us or call 717-783-6798.

Editor's Note: A list of project summaries follows:

PENNVEST Drinking Water Projects:

Allegheny County

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority received a $2,890,000 loan to eliminate breaks in the water distribution system and eliminate service outages by replacing approximately seventy five gate valves at various locations in the distribution system.  Twenty fire hydrants will also be installed to improve fire protection.

Blair County

Altoona Water Authority received a $6,631,965 loan to install 23,000 meter interface units throughout the authority's water distribution system in order to improve water usage monitoring and significantly reduce associated staff time and costs.

Huntingdon County

Huntington Borough received a $12,275,475 loan and a $2,779,525 grant to make a wide variety of improvements to the borough's drinking water treatment plant and water storage tank in order eliminate performance problems that threaten public health.  The project will also stimulate the investment of more than $3 million as well as the creation of five new jobs within the next three years.

PENNVEST Wastewater Projects:

Allegheny County

  • Neville Township received a $997,800 loan to upgrade two pump stations in order to eliminate wet weather discharges of inadequately treated waste into the Ohio River.
  • Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority received a $4,145,000 loan to make improvements to the authority's wastewater collection system in order to eliminate wet weather discharges of untreated sewage into the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers.

Lycoming County

West Branch Regional Authority received a $22,969,626 loan and a $5,491,723 grant to construct a new 2.4 million gallons per day regional sewage treatment plant that will replace two outdated and malfunctioning plants that are overloaded during wet weather events, causing them to discharge untreated and inadequately treated sewage into publicly accessible areas.  The authority will also construct two new pump stations and install about five and a half miles of new force mains.

Warren County

Warren City received a $19,491,723 loan and a $4,508,277 grant to expand its treatment plant capacity, upgrade two pump stations and install new force main in order to eliminate backups of raw sewage into residential basements as well as discharges of raw and inadequately sewage into publicly accessible areas and the Allegheny River.

Media contact: Paul Marchetti, 717-783-4496

SOURCE PENNVEST

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Web 2.0 Latest News
With Octoblu emerging from stealth mode, it seemed like a good idea to talk to a couple of key people there. We were able to do just that with company co-founders Geir Ramleth and Chris Matthieu. Geir Ramleth serves as CEO. He was named to CIO Magazine's Hall of Fame in 2008, and ser...
I had a fun conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam (@VanRijmenam) a couple of weeks ago about cloud computing, Big Data, and the IoT. Mark runs BigData-Startups.com in Den Haag, Netherlands. We were mutually amused that he had chosen the name Think Bigger for his new book just as I had ch...
If you listen to the persistent murmur in the market surrounding the Internet of Things right now, you'd believe that it's all about sensors. Sensors and big data. Sensors that monitor everything from entertainment habits to health status to more mundane environmental data about your h...
“Vote early and vote often.” Back in the 1920s and ’30s, when neither election technology nor oversight were as effective as they are today, and the likes of Al Capone were at work gaming the system, this phrase wasn’t a joke. It was a best practice. If you want guaranteed results, wh...
A key development for the Internet of Things will be the evolution and emergence of the ‘Cloud Name System’, a directory system for Cloud applications in the same way DNS (Domain Name System) works for the web and email. Lori MacVittie wrote a while back about the need for an ‘SNS’ ...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE