Report: SRF requests increase 25 percent over last year

Report: SRF requests increase 25 percent over last year

June 11, 2018

New data shows that requests to fund water and wastewater infrastructure projects through the U.S. EPA’s administered State Revolving Fund (SRF) program have increased 25 percent since last year. For the most recent cycle, 2017/2018 fiscal year, $26.9 billion has been requested for drinking water and another $55.3 billion forRead More

Report: SRF requests increase 25 percent over last year

Report: SRF requests increase 25 percent over last year

June 11, 2018

New data shows that requests to fund water and wastewater infrastructure projects through the U.S. EPA’s administered State Revolving Fund (SRF) program have increased 25 percent since last year. For the most recent cycle, 2017/2018 fiscal year, $26.9 billion has been requested for drinking water and another $55.3 billion forRead More

EPA announces new funding for water infrastructure projects

EPA announces new funding for water infrastructure projects

April 9, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage over $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submitRead More

Neptune collaborates with Comcast on IoT solution

Neptune collaborates with Comcast on IoT solution

June 18, 2018

Comcast’s Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ, and water technology company, Neptune Technology Group, has announced it has collaborated on an IoT solution designed to accelerate Smart City projects focused on advanced water metering and infrastructure (AMI). The solution, which is now available, combines machineQ’s LoRaWAN network and connectivity platform, withRead More

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

June 18, 2018

Mueller Water Products, Inc., announced the release of a “smarter” hydrant at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) ACE18 conference in Las Vegas this month. The new hydrant provides life-saving fire protection and also monitors pressure and detects leaks in the water distribution system, 24 hours a day, seven daysRead More

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

June 18, 2018

Mueller Water Products, Inc., announced the release of a “smarter” hydrant at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) ACE18 conference in Las Vegas this month. The new hydrant provides life-saving fire protection and also monitors pressure and detects leaks in the water distribution system, 24 hours a day, seven daysRead More

What Is a Water Utility in a Digital World?

What Is a Water Utility in a Digital World?

June 11, 2018

How Digital Technology Can Be the Fundamental Agent of Change in the Modernization of Global Water Infrastructure By Gigi Karmous-Edwards & Will Sarni Global water infrastructure is underfunded. It is in need of repair, replacement and expansion to ensure access to water for sustained economic development, business growth and publicRead More

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Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

June 18, 2018 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc., announced the release of a “smarter” hydrant at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) ACE18 conference in Las Vegas this month. The new hydrant provides life-saving fire protection and also monitors pressure and detects leaks in the water distribution system, 24 hours a day, seven daysRead More

New international flushability standards released

New international flushability standards released

June 18, 2018 at 11:32 am 0 comments

The International Water Services Flushability Group (IWSFG), a group of dedicated water professionals seeking to protect customers by providing clear guidance on what should and shouldn’t be flushed down the toilet, released its official Flushability Specifications, in an effort to curb the problem of improperly flushed objects; a widespread problemRead More

Neptune collaborates with Comcast on IoT solution

Neptune collaborates with Comcast on IoT solution

June 18, 2018 at 11:12 am 0 comments

Comcast’s Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ, and water technology company, Neptune Technology Group, has announced it has collaborated on an IoT solution designed to accelerate Smart City projects focused on advanced water metering and infrastructure (AMI). The solution, which is now available, combines machineQ’s LoRaWAN network and connectivity platform, withRead More

Neptune releases new software management solution

Neptune releases new software management solution

June 12, 2018 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Neptune Technology Group Inc. has released a new cloud-based data management platform designed exclusively for the unique needs of water utilities. Using Neptune 360, a data management platform delivered as a service, water utilities can maintain their focus on the business of water. The system is accessible anytime, anywhere throughRead More

MWP releases new hydrant, expands valve product line

MWP releases new hydrant, expands valve product line

June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. has announced it is launching the Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant, designed to be installed and maintained by one person. In addition, Mueller is expanding its 250/300 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve product line with a new end design. Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant features a two-pieceRead More

Loudoun Water implements Sensus AMI solution

Loudoun Water implements Sensus AMI solution

June 11, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Loudoun County, Virginia, is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, bringing a high demand for water from both industrial and residential customers. In response, Loudoun Water, the region’s water utility, is on an exciting path forward to plan for and deliver advanced water and wastewater technologies thatRead More

Itron to introduce Ultrasonic Intelis meter 

Itron to introduce Ultrasonic Intelis meter 

June 11, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc., has announced it will introduce its Intelis water meter in Q4 2018. The Intelis is Itron’s first ultrasonic water metering solution for North America that allows utilities to take advantage of the power of data. When coupled with Itron’s multi-purpose network, the meter provides the information necessary for utilities toRead More

The Digital Revolution for Water Asset Management

The Digital Revolution for Water Asset Management

June 4, 2018 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Bringing AI and Machine Learning to Underground Pipe Infrastructure By Greg Baird Water asset management in the United States has advanced through various stages of education and the practical application of best practices. The U.S. EPA has concluded that nearly 60 percent of the value of water infrastructure remains hiddenRead More

What Is Poor Supplier Information Management Costing Utilities?

What Is Poor Supplier Information Management Costing Utilities?

June 4, 2018 at 10:05 am 0 comments

By Mary Ellen Mitchell SIM is the process of measuring and monitoring supplier performance and supplier business process and practices for the purposes of consolidating supplier information in one database, reducing costs, mitigating risk and driving continuous improvement. How much do you really know about your suppliers and how much areRead More

ACE18 Preview & Technology Stream

ACE18 Preview & Technology Stream

June 4, 2018 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE18), being held June 11-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows of the year in North America. The year’s program and workshops will be held from June 11-14Read More

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