EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

June 6, 2024

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in Oakland, California, recently announced the installation of its largest solar facility. Designed, built, owned and operated by TotalEnergies, the 4.6 MW project will supply the water agency with approximately 10 million kilowatt-hours of clean solar energy perRead More

EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

June 6, 2024

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in Oakland, California, recently announced the installation of its largest solar facility. Designed, built, owned and operated by TotalEnergies, the 4.6 MW project will supply the water agency with approximately 10 million kilowatt-hours of clean solar energy perRead More

Merger complex like a puzzle - pictured as word Merger on a puzzle pieces to show that Merger can be difficult and needs cooperating pieces that fit together, 3d illustration

Corix, SouthWest Water merger creates newly formed Nexus Water Group

April 10, 2024

Corix Infrastructure (U.S.), Inc. and SouthWest Water Company completed the merger of their water and wastewater businesses to create Nexus Water Group, Inc. (“Nexus Water Group”), a leading regulated water and wastewater utility. The closing of the merger was completed April 1, 2024. According toRead More

Expanding Its Capabilities: Newport News, Virginia, Deploys 130,000 Meters

Expanding Its Capabilities: Newport News, Virginia, Deploys 130,000 Meters

June 6, 2024

By Rossie Manning Newport News Waterworks (“Newport News”) is a regional water provider on the lower Virginia Peninsula, owned and operated by the City of Newport News, that serves more than 410,000 people in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County and part of James CityRead More

Water Main Breaks: U.S. & Canada

Water Main Breaks: U.S. & Canada

May 20, 2024

Photos and charts courtesy of Utah State University. Analyzing Utah State University’s Third Study Examining Break Rates For all the out-of-sight, out-of-mind infrastructure we talk about in the water utility sector, water main breaks may be one of the more visible events that remind theRead More

Using Vendor Benchmark Data to Determine a Cost-Effective Leak Detection Program

Using Vendor Benchmark Data to Determine a Cost-Effective Leak Detection Program

May 28, 2024

By Paul Gagliardo The typical municipal procurement process utilizes the age old “low bid” process. A detailed specification is created, and vendors provide a sealed bid. The low bid wins and the agency hopes it gets what it really wants. This works with static productsRead More

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

June 3, 2024

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently released its 2024 State of the Water Industry report, providing insights into the challenges and priorities facing the water sector. As part of the survey and report, AWWA regularly ranks the top challenges and priorities facing the sector.Read More

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Unlock unprecedented control with the newest C&I meter

Unlock unprecedented control with the newest C&I meter

June 1, 2024 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

The Sensus Cordonel® is a game-changer for smart water metering needs. With its groundbreaking design featuring a unique flow tube, it ensures no drop goes unmeasured. This innovative meter excels in capturing and analyzing usage, flow, temperature, and pressure, granting unparalleled visibility and control overRead More

Water Innovation of Month: Smart Water Evolution — Badger Meter Enables Confidence in Operations with BlueEdge™ 

Water Innovation of Month: Smart Water Evolution — Badger Meter Enables Confidence in Operations with BlueEdge™ 

June 1, 2024 at 1:00 am 0 comments

Badger Meter is a water technology innovator with more than a century of experience serving municipal, commercial and industrial customers worldwide. Since introducing the first frost-proof water meter in 1905, the company has built upon this success and expanded its global network of manufacturing facilities,Read More

Special Report: Streamlining Operations with Data

Special Report: Streamlining Operations with Data

May 30, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Are you looking to increase automation at your treatment plant or water district? There’s no doubt the future of water utility and resource management will involve increased automation to bolster strategic decision making. This new eBook from WF&M, sponsored by Aquatic Informatics, takes a lookRead More

Biden-Harris admin directs $225 million in water funds to Tribes, Alaska Native Villages

Biden-Harris admin directs $225 million in water funds to Tribes, Alaska Native Villages

June 14, 2024 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

The Joe Biden administration recently announced more than $225 million in funding to improve access to safe and reliable drinking water and wastewater services for American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages. EPA said the funding to Tribes will assist in advancing public health andRead More

EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

EBMUD solar project expected to offset 10 percent of current energy costs

June 6, 2024 at 10:05 am 0 comments

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in Oakland, California, recently announced the installation of its largest solar facility. Designed, built, owned and operated by TotalEnergies, the 4.6 MW project will supply the water agency with approximately 10 million kilowatt-hours of clean solar energy perRead More

Expanding Its Capabilities: Newport News, Virginia, Deploys 130,000 Meters

Expanding Its Capabilities: Newport News, Virginia, Deploys 130,000 Meters

June 6, 2024 at 8:15 am 0 comments

By Rossie Manning Newport News Waterworks (“Newport News”) is a regional water provider on the lower Virginia Peninsula, owned and operated by the City of Newport News, that serves more than 410,000 people in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County and part of James CityRead More

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EPA orders California water company to comply with Safe Drinking Water Act

June 5, 2024 at 8:23 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in May issued a Unilateral Administrative Order to the Havasu Water Company in Needles, California, to take a series of steps to prevent further violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act. In taking this action to protect the healthRead More

Paul Schuler rejoins Carollo in senior advisor role

Paul Schuler rejoins Carollo in senior advisor role

June 5, 2024 at 6:15 am 0 comments

Water engineering and consulting firm Carollo Engineers has announced that Paul Schuler has rejoined the company as senior vice president and strategic advisor. Having started his career at Carollo as a project engineer, Schuler returns with over three decades of leadership experience in the waterRead More

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

June 3, 2024 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently released its 2024 State of the Water Industry report, providing insights into the challenges and priorities facing the water sector. As part of the survey and report, AWWA regularly ranks the top challenges and priorities facing the sector.Read More

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sign stands at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Financing for the DHS is set to lapse after Friday and the agency would face a partial shutdown unless Congress provides new money. More than 200,000 government employees deemed essential at DHS, including Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers, would still have to report to their posts, even though their pay would stop unless Congress finds a solution. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

EPA issues enforcement measures for cyber threats

May 31, 2024 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued an enforcement alert outlining the urgent cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities to community drinking water systems and the steps these systems need to take to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act. The alert is part of a government-wide effortRead More