Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

August 22, 2016

Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $33 million in grants to support 15 critical municipal water infrastructure projects in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. The grants are part of the third round of NYS Water Grants funded through the state’s highly successful Water InfrastructureRead More

Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

August 22, 2016

Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $33 million in grants to support 15 critical municipal water infrastructure projects in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. The grants are part of the third round of NYS Water Grants funded through the state’s highly successful Water InfrastructureRead More

P3s: A Strategic Solution for Water Infrastructure Challenges

P3s: A Strategic Solution for Water Infrastructure Challenges

August 23, 2016

By Michael Deane Private water companies have been committed to providing safe, clean water and reliable service to homes and businesses for more than 100 years and have a long, well-documented history of doing things right when it comes to water quality and water service. Each day private water companiesRead More

Xylem to Acquire Sensus for $1.7 Billion

Xylem to Acquire Sensus for $1.7 Billion

August 15, 2016

Xylem Inc. announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sensus for approximately $1.7 billion in cash. Sensus, owned by investment funds affiliated with The Jordan Company and GS Capital Partners 2000, is a provider of smart meters, network technologies and advanced data analytics services for the water, electricRead More

Maximizing Condition Assessment through a Programmatic Approach

Maximizing Condition Assessment through a Programmatic Approach

August 15, 2016

A Broader Scope By Ahmad Habibian The deteriorating state of the nation’s water infrastructure has resulted in premature failures, costly emergency repairs and negative publicity. Given the limited availability of resources, utilities are looking for cost-effective approaches which allow them to prioritize their assets in need of rehabilitation. With theRead More

Badger Opens New Customer Experience Center

Badger Opens New Customer Experience Center

August 8, 2016

Last week, Badger Meter announced the opening of its new Customer Experience Center (CEC) located at its corporate headquarters in Milwaukee. The new $5.5 million, 38,000 sq-ft facility showcases the company’s technology, broad flow measurement product line and commitment to sustainability, and includes the largest indoor flowmeter testing facility inRead More

Six Charged with Felonies in Flint Water Crisis

Six Charged with Felonies in Flint Water Crisis

July 29, 2016

Six state employees were criminally charged in district court Friday in connection with the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich. Three employees of Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and three state health department workers were charged with concealing unsafe lead levels. Genesee County Judge Nathaniel C. Perry III authorizedRead More

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NOAA Administrator Sullivan Tops Agenda at AMWA’s Executive Management Conference

NOAA Administrator Sullivan Tops Agenda at AMWA’s Executive Management Conference

August 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan will offer the keynote address at the 2016 Executive Management Conference of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the annual gathering of the nation’s top drinking water executives, Oct. 16-19 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale,Read More

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

August 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) forwarded letters this week to both the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign and the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign outlining key municipal clean water issues the Association would like to see discussed by the candidates in the current election season. The letters highlight that,Read More

When Fair Competition Isn’t…Fair or Competition

When Fair Competition Isn’t…Fair or Competition

August 25, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

By Jeremy Haskins As an initiative that mandates the consideration of price only is being pushed on more municipalities in the guise of “fair competition” the question arises: Would you make any major purchase in your personal or professional life with price as the only consideration? If not, then howRead More

LIFT Initiative Provides Forum for Water Innovation

LIFT Initiative Provides Forum for Water Innovation

August 24, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The Leaders Innovation for Technology Forum (LIFT) is an initiative run by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The goal of the initiative is to bring new water technologies to the field quickly and efficiently. LIFT includes technological, social and regulatory aspects thatRead More

P3s: A Strategic Solution for Water Infrastructure Challenges

P3s: A Strategic Solution for Water Infrastructure Challenges

August 23, 2016 at 9:41 am 0 comments

By Michael Deane Private water companies have been committed to providing safe, clean water and reliable service to homes and businesses for more than 100 years and have a long, well-documented history of doing things right when it comes to water quality and water service. Each day private water companiesRead More

Survey: Private Sector Should Play Central Role in Water Delivery

Survey: Private Sector Should Play Central Role in Water Delivery

August 22, 2016 at 11:48 am 0 comments

  Last week, the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) and Truth from the Tap released the findings of a national public opinion survey showing Americans believe the private sector should play a central role in delivering water and rebuilding U.S. water infrastructure. The survey results confirm that Americans recognizeRead More

MMSD’s Shafer Gets ‘2016 Policymaker of the Year’ Award

MMSD’s Shafer Gets ‘2016 Policymaker of the Year’ Award

August 22, 2016 at 11:41 am 0 comments

Gathering Waters, a Wisconsin association dedicated to helping land trusts, landowners and communities protect natural resources, has named Kevin Shafer, executive director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District (MMSD), its 2016 Policymaker of the Year. At the MMSD, Shafer has fostered a cooperative relationship between the district and a wideRead More

Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

Cuomo Approves $33 Million for New York Water Projects

August 22, 2016 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $33 million in grants to support 15 critical municipal water infrastructure projects in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. The grants are part of the third round of NYS Water Grants funded through the state’s highly successful Water InfrastructureRead More

WEF Announces 2016 Award Recipients

WEF Announces 2016 Award Recipients

August 22, 2016 at 11:29 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced the recipients of its 2016 WEF Awards. This prestigious water awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession, WEF, and its Member Associations. Recipients are nominated by their peers and recognized each year for aRead More

WaterTAP Launches Better Best Practices Initiative

WaterTAP Launches Better Best Practices Initiative

August 22, 2016 at 10:51 am 0 comments

The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) is pleased to launch its Better Best Practices Initiative, a series of collaborative projects that seek to continuously improve water management and leadership in Ontario by addressing challenges that can represent barriers to the adoption of innovative water technologies by end users. Primarily, theseRead More