Value for Money…and Beyond

Value for Money…and Beyond

June 20, 2018

New Financing Options Demand New Evaluation Tools By Mike Matichich Water agencies are faced with a widening array of delivery and finance options for their major capital programs. That is good news, as the industry likely will need everything from the U.S. EPA’s relatively new WIFIA loan program to ‘pay forRead More

Value for Money…and Beyond

Value for Money…and Beyond

June 20, 2018

New Financing Options Demand New Evaluation Tools By Mike Matichich Water agencies are faced with a widening array of delivery and finance options for their major capital programs. That is good news, as the industry likely will need everything from the U.S. EPA’s relatively new WIFIA loan program to ‘pay forRead More

Veolia NA acquires American Water service contracts

Veolia NA acquires American Water service contracts

July 11, 2018

Veolia North America has acquired the rights to 23 water treatment and energy service contracts from American Water Works Company, Inc. for $27 million. The transaction will expand the municipal water business of Veolia as 110 new employees will join its North American operation. As part of the sale agreement,Read More

Texas city upgrades with Itron IoT solution

Texas city upgrades with Itron IoT solution

July 12, 2018

Itron, Inc. will install its OpenWay Riva IoT solution to provide water communication and leak sensor capabilities for the City of Pearland, Texas. The project will help the city reduce water loss and improve delivery of water to its 120,000 customers. The utility will also take advantage of Itron Analytics, a software-as-a-serviceRead 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

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

July 9, 2018

Aquarius Spectrum and TaKaDu are collaborating to provide water utilities with a centralized, cloud-based solution for improved network efficiency, water loss reduction and asset management. Based on big data analytics and tailored algorithms, TaKaDu’s Central Event Management solution is being integrated with Aquarius’s automatic leak detection and monitoring system toRead More

Honolulu unveils groundbreaking wastewater project

Honolulu unveils groundbreaking wastewater project

July 9, 2018

The completion of Hawaii’s largest-ever wastewater system upgrade was formally announced in June by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Following a consent decree from the U.S. EPA to improve Windward Oahu’s sewage collection and treatment system by June 2018, Brown and Caldwell, an environmental engineering and construction firm, worked with theRead More

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American Water’s Sullivan named ‘CFO of the Year’ honoree

American Water’s Sullivan named ‘CFO of the Year’ honoree

July 13, 2018 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

Linda Sullivan, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of American Water, was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree. The award celebrates those executives who exemplify the professionalism, integrity, resilience, mastery of all the financial and people skills that make a great CFO. “IRead More

Texas city upgrades with Itron IoT solution

Texas city upgrades with Itron IoT solution

July 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Itron, Inc. will install its OpenWay Riva IoT solution to provide water communication and leak sensor capabilities for the City of Pearland, Texas. The project will help the city reduce water loss and improve delivery of water to its 120,000 customers. The utility will also take advantage of Itron Analytics, a software-as-a-serviceRead More

Veolia NA acquires American Water service contracts

Veolia NA acquires American Water service contracts

July 11, 2018 at 8:52 am 0 comments

Veolia North America has acquired the rights to 23 water treatment and energy service contracts from American Water Works Company, Inc. for $27 million. The transaction will expand the municipal water business of Veolia as 110 new employees will join its North American operation. As part of the sale agreement,Read More

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

July 9, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Sensus USA, Inc., a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities, will expand its current operations in Durham County, N.C., creating 301 new jobs over five years, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced recently. The company will invest $4 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.Read More

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

July 9, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum and TaKaDu are collaborating to provide water utilities with a centralized, cloud-based solution for improved network efficiency, water loss reduction and asset management. Based on big data analytics and tailored algorithms, TaKaDu’s Central Event Management solution is being integrated with Aquarius’s automatic leak detection and monitoring system toRead More

WSSC elects new commission chair

WSSC elects new commission chair

July 2, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Eloise Foster has been elected the new commission chair of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). Foster, a commissioner representing Montgomery County since June 2016, was unanimously selected during a June commission meeting. Foster’s term as chair lasts until June 2019. She previously served as Commission Vice Chair for FiscalRead More

IDModeling rebrands to ‘Sedaru’

IDModeling rebrands to ‘Sedaru’

July 2, 2018 at 7:15 am 0 comments

IDModeling, a provider of operations management and network intelligence software and services for water utilities, has announced the company’s rebrand to “Sedaru” (See Data Run). Sedaru advances the company’s vision with an outlook on the direction of the current utility industry, while aligning its mission with the most critical needsRead More

Bentley’s Walski named ‘Civil Engineer of the Year’ by ASCE section

Bentley’s Walski named ‘Civil Engineer of the Year’ by ASCE section

July 2, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Thomas Walski, Ph.D. P.E., F. ASCE, F. EWRI, of Bentley Systems has received the Civil Engineer of the Year 2017 award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Lehigh Valley Section (LV-ASCE). The award is given annually to recognize outstanding achievements and contributions of a civil engineer to the engineeringRead More

National Association of Water Companies names new CEO

National Association of Water Companies names new CEO

June 29, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The Board of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has selected Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Robert F. Powelson to serve as NAWC’s new chief executive. In his new role, Powelson will guide the strategic direction of the organization, oversee the association’s operations and work directly with the more thanRead More

Pollardwater, MARS Co. launch new meter test bench

Pollardwater, MARS Co. launch new meter test bench

June 27, 2018 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Pollardwater, a leading supplier of tools, equipment and supplies for municipal water and wastewater operations throughout North America, announces the launch of the MARS Series 100 Meter Test Bench System – sold exclusively through Pollardwater starting June 11. The MARS Series 100 Meter Test Bench System, developed and manufactured throughRead More

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