Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

July 17, 2018

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) in its Monday Morning Briefing for July 16, things got heated on Capitol Hill last week when supporters of the proposed SRF WIN Act clashed with committee members over the bill during a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing. AccordingRead More

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

July 17, 2018

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) in its Monday Morning Briefing for July 16, things got heated on Capitol Hill last week when supporters of the proposed SRF WIN Act clashed with committee members over the bill during a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing. AccordingRead 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

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

July 19, 2018

Organizers of the Water Asset Management Conference Online are accepting abstracts for the conference’s upcoming Fall Series in November 2018. Abstracts should be 150-200 words describing the scope of the proposed 45-minute presentation on a topic relating to water/wastewater utility asset management. Abstracts can be emailed directly to Andrew Farr, associate editorRead More

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

July 19, 2018

Organizers of the Water Asset Management Conference Online are accepting abstracts for the conference’s upcoming Fall Series in November 2018. Abstracts should be 150-200 words describing the scope of the proposed 45-minute presentation on a topic relating to water/wastewater utility asset management. Abstracts can be emailed directly to Andrew Farr, associate editorRead More

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

July 19, 2018

Organizers of the Water Asset Management Conference Online are accepting abstracts for the conference’s upcoming Fall Series in November 2018. Abstracts should be 150-200 words describing the scope of the proposed 45-minute presentation on a topic relating to water/wastewater utility asset management. Abstracts can be emailed directly to Andrew Farr, associate editorRead More

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

Call for Abstracts! Water Asset Management Conference

July 19, 2018

Organizers of the Water Asset Management Conference Online are accepting abstracts for the conference’s upcoming Fall Series in November 2018. Abstracts should be 150-200 words describing the scope of the proposed 45-minute presentation on a topic relating to water/wastewater utility asset management. Abstracts can be emailed directly to Andrew Farr, associate editorRead More

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Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

July 17, 2018 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) in its Monday Morning Briefing for July 16, things got heated on Capitol Hill last week when supporters of the proposed SRF WIN Act clashed with committee members over the bill during a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing. AccordingRead More

Capital Region Water taps smart city solutions

Capital Region Water taps smart city solutions

July 16, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Capital Region Water of Harrisburg, which manages the water distribution system for the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas, announced the results of its work with 540 Technologies, an environmental and data solutions provider, to reduce water loss and optimize system efficiency. With 228 miles of water mains, Capital Region WaterRead More

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

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

Pruitt out at EPA as scandals mount

Pruitt out at EPA as scandals mount

July 9, 2018 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Scott Pruitt is out as the nation’s top environmental chief. President Donald J. Trump announced in a July 5 tweet he has accepted Pruitt’s resignation as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The news comes amid growing controversy over ethical questions regarding Pruitt. Trump also announced deputy administrator AndrewRead More

Honolulu unveils groundbreaking wastewater project

Honolulu unveils groundbreaking wastewater project

July 9, 2018 at 11:04 am 0 comments

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

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

Senate passes Farm Bill including water quality, funding provisions

Senate passes Farm Bill including water quality, funding provisions

July 2, 2018 at 7:40 am 0 comments

The U.S. Senate has passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 on an 86-11 vote. The bipartisan legislation would reauthorize the Farm Bill – as it is commonly referred to – for five years. The measure includes provisions that would extend programs that protect drinking water sources from farm runoff and offer assistanceRead 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

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