Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

July 25, 2016

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week the investment of $68 million for 20 drinking water, wastewater and non-point source projects across 14 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “The PENNVEST Board of Directors today continued its commitment to improving the drinking water consumed every day by citizensRead More

Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

July 25, 2016

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week the investment of $68 million for 20 drinking water, wastewater and non-point source projects across 14 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “The PENNVEST Board of Directors today continued its commitment to improving the drinking water consumed every day by citizensRead More

Only Days Left To Save on Water Finance Conference Registration

Only Days Left To Save on Water Finance Conference Registration

July 25, 2016

The 2016 Water Finance Conference has announced the agenda for its second annual event being held Aug. 30-31 at the Denver Athletic Club in downtown Denver, Colorado.

Sensus ally Meter Integrates Three-State Valve

Sensus ally Meter Integrates Three-State Valve

July 11, 2016

In June, Sensus announced the deployment of its new ally water meter that allows users to remotely turn water on and off to help manage high maintenance accounts and to better control flow and pressure. “With the integrated three-state valve, utilities can remotely turn on water for a new account,Read More

Ohio Utility Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Ohio Utility Recognized for Outstanding Performance

July 11, 2016

The Lake County Department of Utilities in Lake County, Ohio, received the Directors Award of Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by American Water Works Association, EPA and associated Partner organizations, to guide water suppliers towards improving water quality by optimizing system operations. The Lake CountyRead More

EPA: WaterSense Has Saved More than 1 Trillion Gallons of Water

EPA: WaterSense Has Saved More than 1 Trillion Gallons of Water

July 25, 2016

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), since the launch of its WaterSense program 10 years ago, Americans have saved $32.6 billion in water and energy bills and 1.5 trillion gallons of water, which is more than the amount of water needed to supply all of the homes inRead More

DWSRF, WIFIA Funding Would Increase Under House Spending Bill

DWSRF, WIFIA Funding Would Increase Under House Spending Bill

July 18, 2016

Last week, the House of Representatives approved fiscal year 2017 (FY17) Interior-EPA appropriations legislation that includes tens of millions of additional dollars for drinking water infrastructure, but a presidential veto threat and Congress’ departure for a seven-week recess make the bill’s potential uncertain. The bill would fund EPA and Interior Department activitiesRead More

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Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

Pennsylvania Announces $68 Million for Water Projects

July 25, 2016 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week the investment of $68 million for 20 drinking water, wastewater and non-point source projects across 14 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “The PENNVEST Board of Directors today continued its commitment to improving the drinking water consumed every day by citizensRead More

Report: Flint Water Rates Rapidly Increasing

Report: Flint Water Rates Rapidly Increasing

July 25, 2016 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

According to a report by The Detroit News, residents of Flint, Mich., could see their water rates double in the next five years. Flint, a city known for being economically depressed and for its ongoing water crisis due to lead in drinking water, is already hampered with some of theRead More

Flint Mayor to Speak at Democratic National Convention

Flint Mayor to Speak at Democratic National Convention

July 25, 2016 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

A Hillary Clinton campaign official confirmed last week that Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver is among a new group added to the lineup of speakers at the Democratic National Convention, kicking off tonight in Philadelphia, Pa. A time and date for Weaver’s speech was not immediately made available. “Mayor WeaverRead More

Only Days Left To Save on Water Finance Conference Registration

Only Days Left To Save on Water Finance Conference Registration

July 25, 2016 at 9:30 am 0 comments

The 2016 Water Finance Conference has announced the agenda for its second annual event being held Aug. 30-31 at the Denver Athletic Club in downtown Denver, Colorado.

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

July 19, 2016 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), an in-development national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection and maintenance workers. The site, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program news and updates; access to valuableRead More

Flint Plans to Replace 250 Lead Lines

Flint Plans to Replace 250 Lead Lines

July 18, 2016 at 9:22 am 0 comments

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver plans to ask city council to approve contracts to hire two companies to replace no more than 250 lines in the hopes of controlling future costs, according to a Detroit Free Press report last week. The city had initially hoped to replace as many as 500 pipes using $2Read More

Bennett-Bailey Begins Term as AWWA President

Bennett-Bailey Begins Term as AWWA President

July 18, 2016 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Jeanne Bennett-Bailey of Fairfax, Va., has officially begun her one-year term as president of the American Water Works Association. Bennett-Bailey becomes the 135th president of AWWA. As an active member of AWWA, Bennett-Bailey was the AWWA’s Volunteer of the Year in 2014 and has served as chair of the PublicRead More

Arcadis North America Expands Chicago Leadership Team

Arcadis North America Expands Chicago Leadership Team

July 18, 2016 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Arcadis has announced an expansion of its leadership team in Chicago and its relocation into a larger office space along Michigan Avenue. Arcadis has more than 250 engineers, architects, scientists, and construction program management professionals in the Chicago area. The firm will relocate a key executive and has hired several othersRead More

Water Loss Meets Asset Management

Water Loss Meets Asset Management

July 18, 2016 at 8:54 am 0 comments

Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, is excited to announce the agenda for its 16th annual Water Asset Management + Water Loss Conference, being held Oct. 18-19 in Columbus, Ohio. The Water Asset Management Conference, which has its roots dating to 2001, has historically beenRead More

Sensus ally Meter Integrates Three-State Valve

Sensus ally Meter Integrates Three-State Valve

July 11, 2016 at 11:47 am 0 comments

In June, Sensus announced the deployment of its new ally water meter that allows users to remotely turn water on and off to help manage high maintenance accounts and to better control flow and pressure. “With the integrated three-state valve, utilities can remotely turn on water for a new account,Read More