Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

June 21, 2017

Roundtable 2017 Editor’s Note — This issue marks the return of our popular Mayors Roundtable feature. Mayors are essential to a city’s water infrastructure agenda, involved in budgetary decisions and strategic planning, often in the face of financial challenges, economic uncertainty and regulatory constraints. They are held accountable when problemsRead More

Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

June 21, 2017

Roundtable 2017 Editor’s Note — This issue marks the return of our popular Mayors Roundtable feature. Mayors are essential to a city’s water infrastructure agenda, involved in budgetary decisions and strategic planning, often in the face of financial challenges, economic uncertainty and regulatory constraints. They are held accountable when problemsRead More

Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

Mayors Take the Lead on Water Infrastructure

June 21, 2017

Roundtable 2017 Editor’s Note — This issue marks the return of our popular Mayors Roundtable feature. Mayors are essential to a city’s water infrastructure agenda, involved in budgetary decisions and strategic planning, often in the face of financial challenges, economic uncertainty and regulatory constraints. They are held accountable when problemsRead More

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

June 26, 2017

For the Town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way of life. Situated just south of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, the town boasts one of the lowest per capita gross water consumption rates in North America—50 liters per capita per day lower than the CanadianRead More

ASTM releases new standard for acoustic inspection

ASTM releases new standard for acoustic inspection

July 10, 2017

ASTM International has recently released a new standard based on InfoSense’s Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool or SL-RAT technology for inspecting gravity sewers. The ASTM standard F3220-17, titled “Standard Practice for Prioritizing Sewer Pipe Cleaning Operations by Using Transmissive Acoustic Inspection,” provides a new basis for municipal collection system operators,Read More

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

June 23, 2017

Understanding and Addressing Apparent Losses to Better Manage Non-Revenue Water By John Van Arsdel Water utilities are faced with water loss issues that have long lasting impacts on their ability to function properly and efficiently and its ability to derive revenue from what it does daily. The very basics ofRead More

Trinity River Authority selects InfoMaster for wastewater system maintenance

Trinity River Authority selects InfoMaster for wastewater system maintenance

June 26, 2017

  Innovyze announced recently that the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) has selected its InfoMaster software for use in prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its wastewater system. TRA is a conservation and reclamation district providing water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoir facilities, for municipalitiesRead More

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Raftelis adds utility finance expert Cristiano

Raftelis adds utility finance expert Cristiano

July 14, 2017 at 9:27 am 0 comments

Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (Raftelis) has announced it has hired Todd Cristiano as a manager in its Denver Metro office. Cristiano has 18 years of utility finance experience, including 12 years as a consultant to utilities and six years as the manager of rates at Denver Water. His experience coversRead More

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

July 14, 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new executive director effective Sept. 5. Sinicropi, who previously served as the senior legislative director for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), has extensive experience in federal advocacy with both Congress and federal agencies. She brings a wealth ofRead More

ASTM releases new standard for acoustic inspection

ASTM releases new standard for acoustic inspection

July 10, 2017 at 9:41 am 0 comments

ASTM International has recently released a new standard based on InfoSense’s Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool or SL-RAT technology for inspecting gravity sewers. The ASTM standard F3220-17, titled “Standard Practice for Prioritizing Sewer Pipe Cleaning Operations by Using Transmissive Acoustic Inspection,” provides a new basis for municipal collection system operators,Read More

Businessmen coming to an agreement by shaking hands

WEF, SWAN partner to promote smart water

July 10, 2017 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), agreeing to jointly promote the development of best industry practices for more efficient and sustainable smart water networks. The water sector continues to promote and embrace innovation, and smart water networks haveRead More

Thompson Pipe Group acquires U.S. Pipe assets

Thompson Pipe Group acquires U.S. Pipe assets

July 10, 2017 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  Thompson Pipe Group has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of U.S. Pipe, a division of Forterra. The new entity will operate under the name Thompson Pipe Group, and becomes one of the largest and most diverse pressure pipe providers in NorthRead More

2017 US Water Prize winners announced

2017 US Water Prize winners announced

June 28, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has awarded the 2017 US Water Prize to five recipients: Aurora Water; Kohler; ‘Change the Course,’ a national freshwater restoration campaign; Mark Schleifstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune; and Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. This year, the US Water Alliance added two new categories toRead More

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

June 26, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA), which represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of PVC pipe, recently announced the completion of the first comprehensive environmental and performance review of water and sewer pipes in North America. The study used life cycle assessment methodology to evaluate the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly usedRead More

Trinity River Authority selects InfoMaster for wastewater system maintenance

Trinity River Authority selects InfoMaster for wastewater system maintenance

June 26, 2017 at 9:46 am 0 comments

  Innovyze announced recently that the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) has selected its InfoMaster software for use in prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its wastewater system. TRA is a conservation and reclamation district providing water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoir facilities, for municipalitiesRead More

EPA to fund New York water quality programs

EPA to fund New York water quality programs

June 26, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation a Performance Partnership grant of $5.7 million to administer water quality programs. “The EPA is protecting the environment by engaging our state partners,” said Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This grant should help New York meet their localRead More

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

June 26, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

For the Town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way of life. Situated just south of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, the town boasts one of the lowest per capita gross water consumption rates in North America—50 liters per capita per day lower than the CanadianRead More

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