EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

April 8, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $10 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee. EPA said the loan will support critical stormwater infrastructure updates to improve the city’s resiliency to storms. The City ofRead More

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

April 8, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $10 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee. EPA said the loan will support critical stormwater infrastructure updates to improve the city’s resiliency to storms. The City ofRead 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

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Kamstrup opens North American headquarters in Georgia

March 25, 2024

Smart metering technology manufacturer Kamstrup Water Metering, LLC, opened the doors at its new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Forsyth County, Georgia, on Thursday. Based in Denmark with employees in more than 20 countries, Kamstrup is a supplier of intelligent metering solutions andRead More

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

April 3, 2024

Premier Event for Pipeline Engineers, Practitioners Continues to Grow The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) is bringing its 2024 Pipelines Conference to Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 27-31. The Pipelines Conference serves as a key component of UESI’s visionRead More

Water main break study highlights correlation between material, diameter

Water main break study highlights correlation between material, diameter

March 4, 2024

Utah State University (USU) has published new research on water main breaks in the United States and Canada, examining break rates and related factors such as pipe material and diameter. It is the third such study conducted by USU with previous versions in 2012 andRead More

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

April 3, 2024

Premier Event for Pipeline Engineers, Practitioners Continues to Grow The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) is bringing its 2024 Pipelines Conference to Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 27-31. The Pipelines Conference serves as a key component of UESI’s visionRead More

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Copper Development Association names new president, CEO

Copper Development Association names new president, CEO

April 17, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

The Copper Development Association, Inc. (CDA), has named Adam Estelle as its new president and CEO, effective May 1, 2024. Estelle most recently served as the association’s vice president and will succeed Andrew Kireta, Jr. as the sixth leader of the CDA. Estelle moves toRead More

EPA, City of Lexington extend consent decree deadline

EPA, City of Lexington extend consent decree deadline

April 15, 2024 at 8:11 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are working with the City of Lexington, Kentucky to extend the compliance deadline of an existing consent decree to resolve issues related to the city’s sanitary sewer systems. The amended consent decree, which will beRead More

EPA finalizes highly-anticipated rule to regulate PFAS in drinking water

EPA finalizes highly-anticipated rule to regulate PFAS in drinking water

April 11, 2024 at 11:15 am 0 comments

On April 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR), establishing Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The long-awaited regulation has drawn pushback from the water sector over the cost increases it mayRead 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 at 8:15 am 0 comments

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

Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

April 9, 2024 at 8:43 am 0 comments

More than 350 water sector professionals and policy experts, representing associations and public water sector utilities from across the country, will take part in Congressional office visits this week as part of the annual “Water Week” Fly-In on Capitol Hill.   A large contingent ofRead More

Where do utility legal settlements for PFAS stand?

Where do utility legal settlements for PFAS stand?

April 8, 2024 at 9:01 am 0 comments

By Ken Sansone & Mike DiGiannantonio With EPA’s National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for PFAS now finalized, the recently announced 3M and DuPont settlements, stemming from the ongoing Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) Multi-District Litigation (MDL) promise access to billions of dollars to cover PFAS treatmentRead More

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

April 8, 2024 at 8:20 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $10 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee. EPA said the loan will support critical stormwater infrastructure updates to improve the city’s resiliency to storms. The City ofRead More

Washington water system honored with Smart City award

Washington water system honored with Smart City award

April 4, 2024 at 8:15 am 0 comments

The Cla-Val Company has presented the City of Walla Walla, Washington, with a Smart City Award in recognition of the city’s rapid adoption of new technology, bringing all valves online with a novel approach to streaming valve data into SCADA via its AMI system. WallaRead More

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

April 3, 2024 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Premier Event for Pipeline Engineers, Practitioners Continues to Grow The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) is bringing its 2024 Pipelines Conference to Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 27-31. The Pipelines Conference serves as a key component of UESI’s visionRead More

Biden administration officials meet with states on cyber threats to water sector

Biden administration officials meet with states on cyber threats to water sector

April 1, 2024 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technologies and Janet McCabe, EPA Deputy Administrator, recently met with state and local officials from across the United States to discuss cybersecurity in the water sector. The meeting was a follow up to a MarchRead More