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Bala Golf Club and Opti Announce Partnership with Philadelphia Water Department to Develop Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan

Bala Golf Club and Opti Announce Partnership with Philadelphia Water Department to Develop Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan

Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Category: Press release

Founded in 1901, Bala Golf Club is one of the oldest premier private golf clubs in the City of Philadelphia, and is announcing today that it has partnered with Opti to develop a comprehensive stormwater management plan and implement Opti’s Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control (“CMAC”) technology at the multi-million gallon irrigation pond in the center of the property.

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Opti Joins Forces with Microsoft CityNext to Bring Innovation to Cities across the Globe

Opti Joins Forces with Microsoft CityNext to Bring Innovation to Cities across the Globe

Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Category: Press release

Opti today announced its participation in Microsoft CityNext, a global initiative empowering cities, businesses and citizens to re-imagine their futures and cultivate vibrant communities. Through the Microsoft CityNext initiative, Microsoft and Opti will help leaders to do “new with less,” by combining the power of technology with innovative ideas to connect governments, businesses and citizens with city services that increase efficiencies, reduce costs, foster a more sustainable environment and cultivate communities where people thrive.

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Opti Raises $5.5M to Scale Intelligent Stormwater Management

Opti Raises $5.5M to Scale Intelligent Stormwater Management

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Category: Press release

OptiRTC, Inc. (“Opti”), announced today that it has closed on $5.5M in equity funding, led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) with participation from existing investors including MissionPoint Partners, the Renewal Funds, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and Geosyntec Consultants. The funds will be used to scale operations and expand sales and marketing to help Opti accelerate its growth at the watershed level within existing and new sites across the Country.

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City Digital at UI LABS and Technology Partners Announce Deployment of Solution to Reduce Urban Flooding in Chicago

City Digital at UI LABS and Technology Partners Announce Deployment of Solution to Reduce Urban Flooding in Chicago

Tue, Dec 06, 2016

Category: Press release

Using data collected from green infrastructure sites in Chicago, the platform helps to reduce urban flooding and prevent millions of dollars in property damage. The ability to securely collect, publish, and interpret the data is enabled by combining technology and expertise from Senformatics, a startup that grew out of the University of Illinois; Opti, a provider of continuous monitoring and adaptive control of stormwater infrastructure; and data and cloud capabilities within the Microsoft Azure platform.

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Mayors Explore Data-Driven Sustainability Solutions with Opti, City Digital Partners

Mayors Explore Data-Driven Sustainability Solutions with Opti, City Digital Partners

Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Category: Press release

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the UI LABS facilities earlier this month in Chicago, where they viewed a range of pilot projects aimed at improving urban environments. Opti's Internet-of-Things technology was featured in a demonstration of green infrastructure monitoring and control.

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Opti and Beckley Sanitary Board Announce Partnership for Watershed Management

Opti and Beckley Sanitary Board Announce Partnership for Watershed Management

Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Category: Press release

"Beckley Sanitary Board constantly looks for smarter ways to manage polluted runoff's impact and improve the health of our waterways. We believe this partnership with Opti will provide us innovative solutions that fundamentally change our management approach to infrastructure performance during wet weather events," said BSB General Manager Jeremiah Johnson.

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Opti and Johnson County Announce Partnership for Flood Mitigation and Water Quality in Lenexa, KS

Opti and Johnson County Announce Partnership for Flood Mitigation and Water Quality in Lenexa, KS

Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Category: Press release

Lenexa's Rain to Recreation Program is nationally recognized for its approach to stormwater management, said Tom Jacobs, Lenexa Stormwater Engineer. We are excited about this project which will allow us to explore new technology for retrofitting existing basins to improve flood control and provide a better water quality benefit at the same time.

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Opti and Clackamas County Announce Partnership for Watershed Protection

Opti and Clackamas County Announce Partnership for Watershed Protection

Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Category: Press release

Stormwater pond retrofits to continuously monitor and adaptively control stormwater flows in Clackamas County, OR. The partnership formed through the CMAC At Scale Initiative, an in-kind funding opportunity provided by Opti and the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation’s Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (WE&RF LIFT).

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Participants Selected for Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control At Scale Initiative

Participants Selected for Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control At Scale Initiative

Mon, May 09, 2016

Category: Press release

A total of ten applicants have been selected to participate in the Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control At Scale Initiative (CMAC At Scale). The initiative, run by Opti with support from the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation’s LIFT program, is a limited opportunity to deploy continuous monitoring and adaptive control technology for improved performance of stormwater infrastructure and achievement of critical stormwater management objectives.

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Competition Announces Two Winners to Advance New, Clean Water Technologies

Competition Announces Two Winners to Advance New, Clean Water Technologies

Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Category: Press release

The Water Council, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and the Fund for Lake Michigan (FFLM) today announced two winners that best align with The Water Council’s Pilot Deployment Program’s goal to address integrated water solutions through innovation, application and demonstration, while maintaining a cost-efficient, scalable and deployable model.

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Opti to Provide Active Floodproofing to New York City Businesses

Opti to Provide Active Floodproofing to New York City Businesses

Mon, May 11, 2015

Category: Press release

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced last week that OptiRTC, Inc. (Opti) and Geosyntec Consultants won a competitive grant to provide flood proofing technologies to small businesses inNew York City. The project's mission is to enhance the resiliency of small businesses to large storm events.

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OptiRTC, Inc. Formed to Scale Intelligent Water Infrastructure

OptiRTC, Inc. Formed to Scale Intelligent Water Infrastructure

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Category: Press release

OptiRTC, Inc. (Opti) announced its formation today as an independent company from parent company Geosyntec Consultants (Geosyntec). Opti's mission is to protect clean water by actively managing stormwater infrastructure.

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INW and Geosyntec Announce New Strategic Partnership for OptiRTC

INW and Geosyntec Announce New Strategic Partnership for OptiRTC

Thu, May 01, 2014

Category: Press release

INW and Geosyntec Consultants announced today a comprehensive, nationwide partnership to integrate INW's sensor and telemetry hardware with Geosyntec's web-based visualization and control decisions software, OptiRTC.

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